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City Times: Published Fridays by the St. Petersburg Times
October 4, 2002

Cutting loose
[Times photo: Stefanie Boyar]
The free-wheeling banter of local barbershops rivals the hit movie, where no one is spared a good ribbing.
Meeting their match, here and there
Census figures show several South Tampa communities rank among the top places to find eligible mates with education and income.

Grand Central
The Brave New Mac World
THEY are following me in a white van, I think.

Amy Scherzer's Diary
Wine's a hit at movie house
FRANKLY, SCARLETT: Obviously people do give a damn about Tampa Theatre. They showed their enthusiasm at "Gone with the Wine," the Sept. 27 fundraiser for the historic movie house. Dozens who came to buy tickets at the box office let their feelings be known, too, when they heard the party was sold out. Said one who was turned away: "I guess I will go hungry again."

City People
Leslie Renner & Carla Jimenez
Balancing the books

The owners of an independent bookstore have successfully combined their talents for more than a decade.

Supporter of the arts, adviser to his family
Andrew Martinez, a member of Mensa, owned a flower shop and was proud of his Spanish heritage.

What's In A Name?
Stovall Place
The Colonel's Tampa legacy
A mansion on Bayshore and imposing downtown offices -- all were the creations of Wallace Stovall.

RSVP Tampa
Goings On
Get your fill of arts
Looking for something to do? Here's a super calendar, ranging from Sesame Street to charity walks.

Everybody's Business
Pet shop almost set; market isn't
A pet store will open soon in Town Square Shopping Center, but an Italian market has been delayed.

Neighborhood Report
News from around the block
WESTSHORE: WestShore shoppers have new store: Sears
The store relocates from Tampa Bay Center, moving into the old Dillard's, which left for International Plaza last year.

DOWNTOWN: Gallery creates beauty in art therapy
Developmentally disabled artists hone creative skills and boost self-esteem at the Incredibly Cool Design House Gallery.

YBOR CITY: Ybor City fights back against flooding
The city is considering a $3-million project to funnel stormwater south to the Ybor Channel and Hillsborough Bay.

Neighborhood notebook
Pizza vendor to go to trial

Chamber honors builder
TAKIN' CARE OF BUSINESS: New Millennial Homes, a builder that specializes in affordable homes on in-fill lots, received a Small Business of the Year Award from the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce.

A renovation fit for a brood
A five-bedroom house fits the growing needs of former Bucs player Brad Culpepper, his wife and three young children.

'Dr. Doodle' gives new life to walls with his painting
Ron Hutchinson has made a viable practice out of creating murals and faux finishes in homes and businesses.
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