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City Times: Published Fridays by the St. Petersburg Times
October 11, 2002

Long-term suites and upscale hotel rooms are envisioned a stroll away from the eats and action. Story

Grand Central
Thinking inside the box
WHERE is South Tampa?

Memoir recounts man's days as a POW
Russell Ray, who died Oct. 2 after a four-year battle with cancer, survived almost a year in a German prisoner of war camp during World War II.

Amy Scherzer's Diary
Arts lovers have a ball
FEEL THE LOVE: It was Judy Lisi's turn in the spotlight as the Broadway Ball celebrated her 10 years as executive director of the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center.

City People
Jay Furnari
In the spotlight
The South Tampa Chamber of Commerce executive director wears many hats. As an actor, he welcomes the challenge.

What's In A Name?
Grady Elementary School
Hatred of slavery sparked career
Grady Elementary honors a journalist and son of slave owners who became one of the leading Southern voices in restoring rights to African-Americans.

RSVP Tampa
Goings On
Aerosmith to return for an encore
Looking for something to do? Here's a super calendar, ranging from street rods to Beethoven.

Everybody's Business
Fox lounge gets swank new den
The nightclub gets an upgrade when it opens next month at the ground floor of the Lincoln Center building with a grand piano and $80,000 worth of artwork.

Neighborhood Report
News from around the block
PALMA CEIA: Plant High teens turn 9/11 grief into action
A year after the terrorist attacks, 17-year-old Stephanie Swanz comes up with a way to channel her sadness.

SOHO DISTRICT: Old hands combine to launch new night spot
Some familiar faces from Tampa's restaurant scene promise an array of whiskeys and more with Whiskey Park SoHo.

GANDY: Beautifying Gandy just dandy, say residents
Foes of a connector cheer a state senator's plan to improve the existing road. However, the bypass and elevated expressway proposals remain in play.

TAMPA: Food bank grows, as does list of the hungry
The Divine Providence Food Bank will slow down long enough next week to celebrate its 20th anniversary and dedicate a new larger warehouse.

Neighborhood notebook
'Lion King' is theme for kids' art contest

When storage alone won't do
As rooms for wine collections become more popular, so does the notion that they should be more than just dark basement cellars.

For now, bubble remains
DON'T BURST MY BUBBLE: The cautious are starting to wonder when the real estate boom will bust. Marvin Rose, owner of Rose Residential Reports, which analyzes home building data in Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties, says don't worry.

Buyers tear down the old, build new and bigger homes
Lake Carroll attracts construction companies that have been doing in-fill development in South Tampa.
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