|November 22, 2002
Progress can be painful
||'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.
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.
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.
Rising with the Boss
Looking for something to do? Here's a super calendar, ranging from chimps to tenors.
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.
Volunteers will help clear trash from river
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.