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May 5, 2002

Tampa Bay: May 5, 2002
Doo Wop Cafe hops, bops back in time
[Times photo: Mike Pease]
A couple of '50s aficionados turn their home into a private club that revives and celebrates the era.
Hillsborough County news
Woman escapes after being attacked in her van
TAMPA -- A woman was attacked early Saturday morning by a man who jumped into her van at an intersection and threatened to kill her before stealing the vehicle, Tampa police said.

Ernest Hooper
Blowups, bachelors and Ybor's image pain
Did you know the Tampa Bay Convention & Visitors Bureau is marketing local buildings to Hollywood's special effects wizards? At the top of the list for a possible action film implosion scene is the old Walters Industries building at Dale Mabry and Interstate 275, and some defunct silos in the port area.

Tampa Bay headlines
  • Teacher delivers 'unsettling' speech
  • Pricey option offers priceless protection
  • Painful reminders
  • A new era for USF St. Petersburg
  • 3,720 USF grads celebrate commencement success
  • World War II airmen recall war stories, old comrades
  • Metro week in review

  • Pinellas headlines
  • Fight against billboards tougher under new law
  • District to provide shelters for shade
  • Gibbs High regroups after land is refused
  • Local officials find fault in bridge planning
  • School of patience
  • 'Mrs. Santa' sends warm regards
  • Some Belleair Shore natives overlooked
  • Car dealership ready to spruce up grounds
  • Leaders lay ground rules for municipal summit
  • Planners okay development on horse farm
  • Master makeover
  • Beaches notebook
  • Neighborhood notebook
  • New council member sworn in
  • Sickle cell group has spent 30 years helping
  • Prayer, roadside 'angel' help traveler in distress
  • When driving, it's safer to avoid drippy eating
  • It's a new world when home has an anchor
  • Officials try to green up the Bay Pines Cemetery
  • Cityhood for Lealman could be real taxing
  • Signs will remind pupils that riding requires helmets
  • What's up on campus
  • Swim programs gain experience, success
  • Some members welcome one governing body
  • Serenity amid urban hubbub
  • The pinch-hitting priest
  • For mayor, a week for mending fences
  • Student closes book on lifelong doubt
  • Hurt gymnast bounces back
  • Cleaning up shoreline taught boy about trash
  • Give mayor a chance to change
  • Driver hits home of her ex-boyfriend
  • Headlines through the years
  • Pinellas teacher, union leader dies
  • North Pinellas notebook
  • Titans are ready to take another crack at state

  • News of Florida
  • Blacks: Jeb will pay for 2000
  • Painful reminders
  • Missing girl's caregiver has history of crime

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