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City Times: Published Fridays by the St. Petersburg Times
November 22, 2002

'It's history disappearing'
[Times photo: Stefanie Boyar]
The days may be numbered for a train route from downtown to Port Tampa that was built in the 1880s.
Progress can be painful
It came down with a thud.

New tests showing increased bacteria
Officials say higher levels of bacteria could be from new technology. Either way, swimmers should beware.

Amy Scherzer's Diary
A glimpse of wintertime
BIG CHILL: It snowed on 715 guests at the 12th annual "A Starlight Winter's Night" to benefit the University Community Hospital Foundation.

City People
Barbara Newborn
The healing power of yoga

Barbara Newborn, a victim of stroke herself, uses yoga to help people recover from major injuries and illness.

Business owner -- and mom to many
Though childless, Grace Valenti constantly mothered her nieces and nephews, giving them meals and jobs.

What's In A Name?
Taliaferro Avenue, Taliaferro House
Banker left his mark on Tampa

Thomas Carson Taliaferro started the first bank, was chief of the volunteer firefighters and umpired baseball games.

RSVP Tampa
Goings On
Rising with the Boss

Looking for something to do? Here's a super calendar, ranging from chimps to tenors.

Neighborhood Report
News from around the block
East Ybor may join historic district

Several East Ybor residents are optimistic the city council will expand the Ybor City Historic District's boundaries.

Dedication of gallery celebrates art patrons
The naming of the John F. Germany Public Library's art gallery honors a couple's decades of work for the arts.

Scholarship and park to be named for Laxer
The scholarship fund would foster young culinary talent, and the park would be dedicated in Laxer's memory.

Hyde Park Village ad drive hits high gear
'The cure for the common mall,' boasts Old Hyde Park Village its shopper recruiting drive.

Historic school's future may be in doubt
George T. Washington Junior High School didn't attract a single renovation investor bid and now may face demolition.

Neighborhood Notebook
Volunteers will help clear trash from river

Everybody's Business
Lowe's to replace shopping center
The national hardware chain will raze Twin Bays Plaza and hopes to build and open the hardware warehouse by fall 2003.

Owners 'get it all' at new home
A spacious house in the Reserve of Old Tampa Bay mixes modern comforts with eclectic decor.

Before razing, it all goes
TRASH OR TREASURE: Doors, floors, tiles, bricks, appliances, cabinets, windows, landscape plants. They'll all be sold for a song at a demolition sale hosted by Tri-Star Development onSaturday and Sunday at 4223 and 4225 Morrison Ave.

Antique European flair is furniture store's trademark
The Provence Collection offers local shoppers unusual items, including ship's clocks and faux paintings.
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