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April 5, 2002

A birthday for baby
[Times photo: Stefanie Boyar]
Baby Bungalow, a child resource center, turns 2 Saturday and plans a birthday party to celebrate.
Building a new life on an old design
Old-fashioned, small-town living can be found in a brand new neighborhood off Linebaugh Avenue.

Grand Central
Spare the rod, moron
THE SETTING: The city's new dog beach on the southern tip of Davis Islands, latest resort for the pampered pet. It's a sunny Saturday, the day before Easter. Balls fly into Hillsborough Bay, dogged by labs and retrievers. A fence keeps everyone safe. There's a dog-high shower. It seems too good to be true.

Amy Scherzer's Diary
Sowing seeds for Plant Hall
SO WHAT TOOK SO LONG: Timing is everything, says Pene Herman, president of the H.B. Plant Museum Society and a member of the Chiselers. Good things come to those who wait, says her sister, Patty Ayala, who also belongs to both groups.

City People
Nancy Callahan: Music is her key to life
Nancy Callahan, a piano teacher and choir director, says "music can speak to people in a way words cannot."

A life on the sea ends prematurely
A lifelong fisherman who'd help a stranger in the middle of the night, James Richards had "a passion for life."

What's In A Name?
Friday Morning Musicale
Music fans met Fridays
The club by that name began in 1902 and later brought famous musicians to town.

Everybody's Business
Vacant sign ready to come down at plaza
TOWN SQUARE LEASES NEAR? Roughly a third of the shopping plaza at the southeast corner of Kennedy and West Shore boulevards remains vacant. But leases may be announced later this month, says Cary Anderson of Regency Centers, which manages Town Square.

The Find
Big Green Eggs
If you sell Big Green Eggs, the cooks will come.

RSVP Tampa
Goings on
Having a wine old time
HYDE PARK -- Grab a wine glass and call a cab for the fifth annual Bern's Winefest starting Saturday at SideBern's.

Neighborhood Report
News from around the block
SUN BAY SOUTH: Know it or not, they live in Sun Bay Sout
Many residents of the area have never heard the name, which the Gandy Civic Association voted on last year.

BELMONT HEIGHTS: Singing a song of character
The Wise Up to Your Self teen community choir offers teens gospel music and character building exercises.

BEACH PARK: Growing to prominence
A local women's garden will be featured on cable's Home & Garden Television show A Gardener's Diary.

Liveaboards, city to meet about permanent moorings
DAVIS ISLANDS -- Boaters and city park officials will meet Wednesday to talk about plans to install permanent moorings in the Davis Islands Seaplane Basin.
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