Tampa Bay: March 31, 2001
Hillsborough County news
||Eyes on the ball
[Times photo: Skip O'Rourke]
Bill Trubey of Golden, Colo., takes a swing at the ball Friday during the Tampa Open Wheelchair Tennis Tournament. The tourney runs through Sunday at the Hillsborough Community College tennis complex on Dale Mabry Highway.
County: Wilting beats watering
Hillsborough's conservation proposals include easing pressure on residents of new deed-restricted neighborhoods to water their lawns.
Suspect named in counselor's killing
It is unknown whether the 41-year-old suspect had been a Tampa Metro Treatment Center client.
Parents win median verdict
Awarding $10.6-million, a jury agrees that landscaping contributed to the death of one child and severe injuries of another in a car crash.
FREE RESTAURANT: St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, 6211 Memorial Highway, Tampa, offers free food at Cafe Cristo from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and from 5:15 to 6:15 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Call (813) 884-7166.
A closer look: one Hillsborough church
Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church
MacDonald Parents Group to meet
Arthur E. 'Gene' Henn, 60, Coast Guard official
TAMPA -- Vice Adm. Arthur E. "Gene" Henn, vice commandant of the Coast Guard from 1994 to 1996, died Wednesday (March 28, 2001) at Tampa General Hospital. He was 60.
Mansions threaten this quaint community
For a while, it looked like you couldn't get a BLT anymore in South Tampa. I'm just as fond of focaccia and goat cheese as anyone else, but sometimes I just want the same thing I ordered in coffee shops when I was 15: a BLT on toast with mayo. Last summer, I was dying for one, and the only place I could think of to go was Steak & Shake, and there was a line a mile long. I never did get one till the Coffee Cup II opened on Gandy. Monday, after I gave my $2.75 order, the waitress said, "And I thank you very much."