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City Times: Published Fridays by the St. Petersburg Times
April 18, 2003

An unsinkable legend
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[Times photo: Stefanie Boyar]
The StarShip invites guests to indulge in the luxuries of the Titanic to mark the 91st anniversary of the ship's lone voyage.
Amy Scherzer's Diary: Clinic award treasured
A JOKE A DAY: Emcee emeritus Ernie Reiner made a return engagement to host the annual Judeo-Christian Health Clinic Humanitarian Award testimonial dinner April 10. The funny internist was so nervous about his groaners that he put a copy of some classic one-liners on each table.

Touching messages recall young Marine
Friends and strangers leave notes on a Web site. A tribute Saturday will honor Andy Aviles, 18, who was killed in Iraq.

What's Brewing?: Breaking chains of local fare
It's been a tough year for independent restaurants in South Tampa.

Neighborhood Report
East Ybor: TV judge visiting to encourage voter drive

The civic association president says the area's needs will be overlooked until more people cast ballots.

Seminole Heights: Politicians keep finger on pulse of city groups
Neighborhood associations' influence can be seen in the attention given by City Council members.

Tampa: Neighbors cataloging drug deal locations
Hotspot cards are being used to tell police where drugs are being sold and where to find suspected dealers.

Palma Ceia: Neighbors hail new school fence
If good fences make good neighbors, Plant High's new brick entrance on Dale Mabry is"a monument."

Homes
Dreadful rite of spring is here

If the house cleaner is none other than you, listen to the hired hands. First, look up, they say, and not for divine help.

Precious moments preserved
The pictures are all about home. Not a place, really, but a comfort zone. How a daughter feels cradled in a mother's arms. A moment in the light after sunset when two brothers walk barefoot down a dirt road with fishing poles. A family gathered on a beach in the instant it takes to click a shutter.

What's in a name?: 'Old Fuss and Feathers' led troops
Gen. Winfield Scott ran for president but is best known for his military role in several wars.

Profile: 'Lobstah's' the Maine thing
Allen Berube, who came south and stayed, serves up crustaceans with a side of New England charm at two Hillsborough locations.

Flag store plants in new location
Head's Flags is moving on May 1 to 3815 Henderson Blvd., fulfilling the founder's wish to own his storefront.

Obituary: Beloved coach and respected silversmith
R.T. Sadd, a proponent of youth sports in Tampa, was one of the last expert silversmiths in the country.

Wily rooster Wheezy still eludes capture
NORTH HYDE PARK -- Wanted: One good rooster catcher.


 

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