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February 14, 2003

Park tenants fear development
[Times photo: Stefanie Boyar]
The owner of Westshore Mobile Home Park has filed paperwork that would allow him to develop or sell the property. But managers say they aren't going anywhere.
Openings of two new markets shelved
Two stores were promised, but none have opened. The weak economy gets the blame.

Grand Central: It's all a matter of style
I CHEAT on William. It isn't the first time.

Amy Scherzer's Diary: State fair has a sweet start
OUR STATE FAIR: Over a glass of fresh squeezed Florida orange juice and a cup of watermelon cubes (Hey, thanks, Tom!), the 99th Florida State Fair opened with a fashion show luncheon Feb. 6.

City People: Healing with harmony
A Chinese doctor uses herbal remedies to treat everything from back pain to infertility.

Obituary: 'Miss Mac' was kind, determined
Louise McDuffie raised six children, worked 30 years at a church, made charcoal drawings and wrote children's stories.

What's in a name?: A Scottish lawyer in a Latin city
Hugh C. Macfarlane came to Tampa in 1884, was named city attorney and then state attorney.

Everybody's Business: What to do with Cafe Pepe?
The owner has the old restaurant up for sale, and inquiries are coming in, but so far no decision has been made.

RSVP Tampa: Champions take to the ice
Looking for something to do? Here's a super calendar, ranging from massacres to Graves.

Neighborhood Report
Downtown: 'Artistic' bus station opens for riders today

The two-story terminal with a clock tower, landscaped courtyard and mosaic artwork creates a parklike atmosphere for a once-dingy area.

Hyde Park: Humane Society sets up shop
Using donated space in a former maternity store, the satellite location will increase exposure for adoptable animals.

Downtown: Apocalypse wow
Blake High puts on an original rock musical, a tale of dragons, angels and the power of human love inspired by the My Lai massacre in Vietnam.

Ybor City: Uncovering history
Business owner Robert Cadrecha is taking an Ybor City eyesore and restoring it to its original state.

Neighborhood notebook: Couple who cut oak made $145,000 land sale profit
PALMA CEIA -- A couple that neighbors accuse of fraudulently cutting down a grand oak sold their property last month for $375,000 -- $145,000 more than they bought it for in 1999.

Front porch: Lusty about lofts

A love story for Valentine's Day.

Talk about really working a room
An interior refiner works with what's there, and tucked away, to create a whole new look.

Hyde Park needs historic signs, a homeowner says
An urban designer has designs on distinctive street and stop signs -- at least 67 of them at $1,000 a pop.
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