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City Times: Published Fridays by the St. Petersburg Times
September 13, 2002

Staying on their toes
[Times photo: Stefanie Boyar]
Young dancers with big dreams audition with a talented instructor. She's tough. She tests them. She wants only the best.
Collage captures people, places
Tampa's ambitious public art program has added a huge photo collage that mirrors Port Tampa's many facets.

Folk artist will share her art with an attitude
Ruby Williams is the featured artist at the Tampa FolkArtFest, a celebration of unusual art.

An oasis on the island in the city
A walk down Channel Drive on Davis Islands seems inconsequential, but opens the best of all worlds about Tampa.

Grand Central
Showers cover our sadness
I THINK I know why it rained.

Amy Scherzer's Diary: The Heart Beat
Marriage made of music
He wanted to further his musical hopes. She had an image of the perfect man. Together they created a special harmony.

Doctor, gardener, husband and father
Fred Vizzi was all of those. He spoke three languages, worked in three hospitals and -- with his wife -- raised nine children.

City People
Jack Rusin
The butcher's story

Jack Rusin survived the Holocaust, then built a new life. He runs Tampa's only kosher butcher store, and he does it his way.

What's In A Name?
Sandra W. Freeman Tennis Complex
Ex-mayor still paired with tennis
Sandy Freedman doesn't play anymore, but the former Plant High champion voted for the tennis center that carries her name.

RSVP Tampa
Goings On
They're back for their encore
Looking for something to do? Here's a super calendar, ranging from book discussions to drag queens.

Neighborhood Report
News from around the block
Kids help skate park movement get rolling
A junior high skate club finishes a petition drive and is ready to start lobbying officials for skateboard facilities.

Teens earn diplomas with online program
Some high school kids are getting their diplomas -- in 21/2 years -- at a special magnet program at Blake High School.

Innkeeper finds niche with renovation
The building was first constructed in 1895 and was home to the Ybor City Land and Development Co.

Neighborhood Notebook
Catfish limits stir not a whisker of interest

Everybody's Business
It's Centro Ybor and vacant Ybor
Many buildings are looking for tenants since the 2000 opening of the Centro Ybor retail and entertainment complex.

The Find
Buggy Whip footstool
Hand-painted footstools by Buggy Whip Studio are a work of art. Bright, colorful designs glow in the dark. This one, Carp'n Miranda, sells for $140. Also available, bistro table, chairs and bar stools.

Post-football career full of good runs for builder
Former Buc Charley Hannah's company is one of the top builders in the county and has received local awards.

A place to live, spend
LIVE, WORK, PLAY, SHOP: Post Harbour Place markets itself as a "Live, Work, Play" community. Now they can add "Shop" to that tag line.

Home wraps around African art
To showcase an extensive art collection, niches, shelves and special lighting were made part of the design.
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