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City Times: Published Fridays by the St. Petersburg Times
January 3, 2003

Resolve to eat well...
(What that means exactly depends on your point of view.)
... Good-for-you eating
vs. ... Good eatin'
[Times photos: Stefanie Boyar]
Grand Central: Dangling, with tugs at heart
SOME ORNAMENTS are shiny and modern.

Amy Scherzer's Diary: Ladies bond over lunch
LOOK BACK AT THE OUTBACK: Volunteers were the key to extending Tampa-style hospitality to hundreds of visitors at the Outback Bowl. A dozen events preceded Wednesday's game, including the Ladies Luncheon on Dec. 27, co-chaired by the dynamic duo Angeles Ferlita and Barbara Major for their fourth time.

City People: Giving her golden years
She thought retirement would be for reading or traveling. But her heart told her otherwise: She was meant to help others.

Obituary: He treated 'everybody's kids' in Tampa
The beloved Tampa pediatrician was known for his genuine concern for his patients and his kindness to all he met.

What's in a Name?: He served, taught his community
Cal Dickson once ranked as a top tennis player, but his real love was teaching the game. The teacher ran programs for kids.

RSVP Tampa: Rise up, Tampa, and run, run, run
Looking for something to do? Here's a super calendar, ranging from sinners to saints.

Neighborhood Report: Hip-hop ministry's flip side: skating
Crossover Community Church forms a skateboarding ministry and draws up plans for a skate park.

Condo plan rattles neighbors
Trepidation about traffic brews on Knights and Wallcraft as 75 luxury units appear to be a done deal.

Some kids and nannies prefer this side of Ybor
Billies, too. As in goats. As in Gary, a neighborhood where hooved residents have roamed and nibbled for decades.

Lofts poised to hit the market
Construction on the Victory Lofts is planned to start in late spring and last about a year. A big selling point: location.

Neighborhood notebook
Meeting to focus on wetlands plan

Everybody's Business: Deli's new owner must keep menu
Theo Abbas' gourmet deli on N Franklin will get a new owner but one who will keep things familiar to patrons, Abbas says.

Homes: Model options aplenty
MODELS, MODELS EVERYWHERE: Home models in three different price ranges are at different points of completion in varying parts of the region.

Art glass adds distinct gleam
Homeowners are hiring artists to make custom windows and doors with leaded panels and stained glass.

Rug wholesaler's vision creates a design mecca
A former potato chip factory houses the Decorative Arts Center, offering interior designers one-stop shopping.
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