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City Times: Published Fridays by the St. Petersburg Times
May 10, 2002

Grand Central
Go dogs go
[Times photo: Stefanie Boyar]
It's one lucky dog who gets to go out on the town in South Tampa these days.
Critters, cartoons dominate
PITY the Green-winged Macaw named Oscar.

Amy Scherzer's Diary
Positive pyramids
SURGEONS AND SPHINX: Physicians and Pharaohs, cardiologists and Cleopatras. Tampa General Hospital Foundation's "Explore Ancient Egypt" gala at Busch Gardens unwrapped like a spinning mummy.

City People
Stephen Kline: Artistically evolving
The designer of Florida's arts license plate also does finger-painting and dog portraits.

RSVP Tampa
Goings on
Hail, Mikhail & White Oak

Mikhail Baryshnikov's latest contribution to the White Oak Project is leaps and bounds from his traditional style of dance.

Everybody's Business
Plans for trendy space are aloft
Yet another developer is planning to build pricey lofts in Ybor, this time simulating a Seventh Avenue storefront.

The Find
Color-coordinated pet
Now you see him, now you don't. A flap neck chameleon is like that. Any stimulus can make him change color. He can even slip into polka dots.

What's In A Name?
Marti Street
Marti was a top Cuban figure

The revolutionary in the war against Spain traveled the western hemisphere for support for his cause.

Big Dad's grin won't soon be forgotten
Rodney Fields, a dentist in Tampa for 36 years, is missed by his wife, son, grandchildren and scores of patients.

Neighborhood Report
News from around the block
SOUTH TAMPA: City leaders check out rules for historic inns
While Tampa looks at how other cities make it work, some are

DAVIS ISLANDS: Little League park gets first upgrade in decades
The park in Davis Islands will get $425,000 in improvements to increase game and practice space for the expanding league.

CULBREATH HEIGHTS: As kindergarten looms, kids take first step away
It's a rite of passage for both parent and child: kindergarten orientation, the first day in a long journey.

V.M. YBOR: Wrecking ball looms over historic site
The state makes one last attempt to save a historic three-story brick schoolhouse near Ybor City.
skeptical of allowing homes to be run as bed and breakfasts


New home preserves spirit of family past
The Alanders learned that sometimes starting from scratch is best. In doing so, their new home is the best of both worlds.

Final homes in Tampa Palms begin going up
Ashington Estates will have about 100 homes, and developers expect it to be completed within two years.
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