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January 31, 2003

Pointe of perfection
[Times photo: Stefanie Boyar]
Josette Manougian's dance school offers "serious classical ballet training." Her critiques are gentle, but her standards are tough.
Grand Central: Bucs and pirates so dissimilar
Pirate sightings consume us these days.

Children's museum considers new site
The director of Kid City envisions a world-class center downtown.

The end of a Wonder-ous era
When the bread factory in Hyde Park closes after 80 years, neighbors will take the good with the bad: no more fresh-bread smells -- and no more rumbling delivery trucks.

Amy Scherzer's Diary: Born to pillage
Columnist Amy Scherzer recently sat down with rookie Gasparilla pirate Raymond Haynes "Trey" Carswell III, 26, as he prepared to walk his first parade.

City People: Keepin' it real
The Tampa instructor is devoted to teaching traditions in Chinese martial arts. He regularly travels to China and is one of a few of Westerners admitted to the Shaolin Temple in the southern Chinese city of Henan.

Obituary: This Cowboy put the bad guys in jail
He shaped lives and careers in the Tampa Police Department.

Everybody's Business: Growing law firms make their move
Two firms pull up stakes in historic neighborhoods. "We need more space," says one lawyer.

RSVP Tampa: The pirates are coming!
Looking for something to do, here's a super calendar, ranging from pirates to Penzance.

What's in a name?: Storied mansion has many faces
The decades-old Biglow-Helms mansion has been a home and a hospital. Today it houses offices.

Neighborhood Report

Homes: Artwork that soothes and moves
As people search for calming influences in their lives, the soulful sounds of a home fountain are becoming increasingly popular.

Getting rid of dreary
The house feels like a gift. The front door, framed by a white trellis and painted a zesty shade of lime green, practically shouts with happiness. Bahama shutters cool the windows. The exterior color -- a pale, beach shack yellow -- looks so perfect I want to find shoes to match.
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