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  1. Earl of Sandwich comes to Oldsmar


    Earl of Sandwich celebrated the opening of its third Tampa Bay-area location at 11721 W Hillsborough Ave. on May 9. Jim Stanley, Earl of Sandwich president and CEO, and Oldsmar mayor Doug Bevis attended.

    Earl of Sandwich has opened a new location in Oldsmar, it's third in Tampa Bay. A fourth Tampa Bay area location is slated to open in downtown Tampa later this month, and a fifth location is planned for Carrollwood in July. Photo courtesy Earl of Sandwich.
  2. The Hen House offers 'something for everybody'


    CARROLLWOOD — Three years ago, longtime friends Shannon Ater, Anna Richardson and Molly Voth began talking about opening up a communal space where women could get together, but they have Ater's mother to thank for coming up with the name. The Hen House was created to be a gathering place for women, and the friends …

    Part retail boutique, floral shop, DIY and creative workshop, the new Hen House id designed to be a cozy and welcoming place that celebrates the "art of community." Photo by Danielle Hauser
  3. Sunday Conversation: Swim Digital CEO Trimeka Benjamin helps women achieve


    Trimeka Benjamin, founder and CEO of Swim Digital, says she genuinely wants to help other business women.

    hillsconvo052117: Trimeka Benjamin is the CEO of Swim Digital and the subject of the May 21 Sunday Conversation. Photo.
  4. March column: Pam Iorio, who isn't running, clear favorite in Tampa mayor's poll


    Tampa political insiders have been buzzing for a week or so about a robopoll on the 2019 mayor's race.

    Former Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio celebrates a Riverwalk milestone in 2013 with others who have held the seat, from left, Bob Buckhorn, Dick Greco, Sandy Freedman, Bob Martinez and Bill Poe. [SKIP O'ROURKE   |   Times]
  5. Guest column: Son faces down genetic disorder with strength, determination


    Brain surgeries, pain, encephalitis, tumors and severe physical side effects all mark my son Steven's ongoing battle with a cancerous genetic disorder called Von Hippel Lindau syndrome, also known as VHL.

  6. New business helps promote Vivica Fox, Full Force talent search

    Human Interest

    TAMPA — Keith and Monica Harris, married in 2013, today share a home, busy professional lives and a blended family of six, including 1-year-old son Myles.

    Keith and Monica Harris, owners of KeMon Connects. Photo courtesy of Keith Harris.
  7. Henderson: Even small steps cost big money with South Tampa's flood woes


    We may be in an extended drought, but history tells us downpours will increase the closer we get to summer. It also tells us all that water will bring flooding, particularly in South Tampa.

    Motorists pass through standing water from Tropical Storm Hermine on Wednesday afternoon, August 31, 2016 along Bayshore Blvd in Tampa.
 [MONICA HERNDON   |   Times]
  8. Whitman: ‘13 Reasons Why' offers no reason for faith, hope or love

    Human Interest

    I watched the entire Net­flix series 13 Reasons Why in a day.

    And I regret the experience.

  9. Chuck Owen wraps up USF jazz symposium


    The Tampa Jazz Club, in conjunction with, the University of South Florida School of Music, presents Chuck Owen and the Jazz Surge in the the Jazz Composers Symposium finale concert at 8 p.m. on Saturday at the USF Concert Hall, 3735 USF Holly Drive.

    Chuck Owen and the Jazz Surge performs Saturday (May 20) at the University of South Florida Concert Hall.
  10. Amy Scherzer's Diary: Weekly Wrap-Up of the Tampa Social Scene

    Human Interest

    Fashion Funds the Cure

    Tampa Bay Buc Gerald McCoy and pediatric cancer survivor Joshua Fisher flexed their biceps and the crowd went wild at the 14th annual Fashion Funds the Cure starring young models fighting cancer and a lively group of alumni happily recognized from previous National …

    The crowd cheered wildly for cancer survivor Joshua Fisher, left, and Tampa Bay Buccaneer Gerald McCoy at the 14th annual Fashion Funds the Cure.