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November 8, 2002

Palette of the Apes
[Photo by Ron Cohn,, the Gorilla Foundation]
Don't call their works the scrawl of the wild. Some in the art world say one of the primates showed genuine talent.
Annual gala finds a home within old church
The Gala Corina, in its fourth year, will open in a 92-year-old building that is being converted into 32 urban loft apartments.

Jazz lover's artistic bliss on display at museum
The musicians Michele Wood met while waitressing have become a prominent part of her work.

Grand Central
Pigs are in fashion this week
SOUTH TAMPA's first Petco debuted a few weeks ago at Westshore and Kennedy boulevards. The fashion department includes cowl-neck sweaters, rain gear and fleece outerwear, among other comforts.

Marlene Sokol
Choice questions defy easy answers
Forget my kids. It's not your problem if they learn gang signs on their first day of middle school; or if I wrangle them into a fancier school, only to find it awash in designer drugs.

What's In A Name?
Doyle Carlton Drive
Ex-governor faced down disaster
Elected in 1929, Doyle Carlton dealt with the real estate bust, a fruit fly scourge, a hurricane and the Depression.

Amy Scherzer's Diary
A night anointed by nectar
MAGNIFICENT METAMORPHOSIS: The chrysalis to butterfly metaphor succeeded on many levels Saturday night at Pavilion XVII, the Tampa Museum of Art benefit chaired by Sara and Mort Richter.

The Rev. Veronica "Bonnie" Fitzpatrick
'She was charting a new path' for church
The Rev. Veronica "Bonnie" Fitzpatrick was the first woman in her diocese ordained by the Episcopal Church.

City People
Envisioning success
Elizabeth Franxman doesn't let her disability get in the way of dedication and motivation.

RSVP Tampa
Goings On
Horsepower heaven
Looking for something to do? Here's a super calendar, ranging from Indigo Girls to Red Elvises.

Neighborhood Report
News from around the block
V.M. YBOR: Crime's grip on Columbus loosens
Efforts by various groups to revitalize businesses and homes have the neighborhood on a brighter course.

DAVIS ISLANDS: Hospital to mark 75 years of care
Tampa General Hospital's 75th birthday will be celebrated Sunday with free events for the whole family.

BELMONT HEIGHTS: Musician pops in to inspire tomorrow's performers' hopes
Jazz trumpeter Chris Botti, who has shared the stage with music's greats, steps out of the spotlight to motivate young musicians.

CULBREATH HEIGHTS: Coleman skaters roll for funds for park
The determined skateboarders at the middle school have even asked Joe Redner of Mons Venus to aid their quest.

Neighborhood Notebook
Hotel planners want to meet with neighbors

Everybody's Business
New name graces same old tavern
The little bar at 123 Hyde Park Blvd., which has changed hands over the decades, once again has a new owner.

Tourney nets the spotlight
GOOD SPORTS: Arbor Greene in New Tampa is a swinging community. The Arbor Greene Rookie Junior Series Tournaments recently received the USA Tennis Florida Bobby Curtis Junior Tournament of the Year Award.

Before blazing, check chimney
Keeping your chimney clean is important as colder temperatures near. Area chimney sweeps are ready to help.

Baybreeze couples luxury of waterfront with view of city
With arched windows and a barrel tile roof, the Mediterranean-style home by Alvarez Homes offers elegance and a skyline.
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