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On The Ground in Wimauma: Ready or not, transformational change is on the way

As the Tampa Bay area grows and vacant land becomes more scarce, development is moving south into the Wimauma area of Hillsborough County, where long-time residents still covet a Mayberry-like lifestyle reminiscent of the 1960s.

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On The Ground en Wimauma: Preparados o no, la transformacion esta en camino

En la medida que el área de bahía de Tampa crece y los terrenos baldíos se vuelven más escasos, el desarrollo del Condado de Hillsborough se mueve al sur hacia al área de Wimauma, donde los residentes de largo plazo todavía valoran un estilo de vida de Mayberry-como una reminiscencia de la década de los 60s.

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Building a virtual community for positive social change

Long-time community activist Jan Roberts of Tampa champions social change agents: people up to something big for the greater community good.

Mompreneur

Book excerpt: Mompreneur by Colette Glover-Hannah

In “Mompreneur: Managing Partnerships, Parenthood and Presentations,’’ Tampa entrepreneur Colette Glover-Hannah shares the stories of women who are succeeding in business and motherhood. 

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Wanted: Volunteers willing to help in Sun City Center, South Hillsborough

The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay is looking at how to address the needs of the Sun City Center area as growth continues in Hillsborough County’s South Shore.

Florida's Minority Trailblazers

Book excerpt: Florida's Minority Trailblazers by Susan A. MacManus

Florida's reputation as an "immigrant magnet'' is played out in the state's rich political history.

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Are red light cameras working? Florida lawmakers, Vision Zero consider best practices for future

The value of red light cameras is front and center as the Florida Legislature and pedestrian advocacy groups like Vision Zero consider changes that work for everyone.

Unveiling Tesla

HART, Tesla unveil new public transit electric SUVs for short rides in North Tampa

The HART HyperLINK pilot program is an app-based, on-demand rideshare service offering $3 rides within three miles of Hillsborough County transit hubs.

Rubio's Coastal Grill in the Westhore neighborhood.

Not your father's Westshore Area serves up a smorgasbord of foodie fun

As the Westshore neighborhood of Tampa evolves into one of the most popular live, work, play communities in the Bay Area, it’s also becoming a foodie destination.

Cafe el Escorial in Old Havana

Tips on visiting Cuba: Tampa arts group shares insights

So you want to go to Cuba, but you don't know what to expect? See images and read impressions from a Tampa group that recently visited the island just 90 miles south of Key West, Florida.

Brick Street Farms is located in the Warehouse Arts District of St. Pete.

First urban hydroponic container farm opens in St. Pete

St. Petersburg entrepreneurs Shannon O’Malley and Brad Doyle launch a green, high-tech venture -- a boutique hydroponic farm where they grow artisan greens inside refurbished shipping containers.

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Reactivan programa de pre-kinder de verano en Wimauma para ayudar a cerrar brecha de aprendizaje

En verano, se ofrecerá a los niños de Wimauma un programa voluntario gratuito de educación preescolar.

Head Start class at Reddick Elementary.

Revival of summer pre-K program in Wimauma to help bridge learning gap

A free, Voluntary Prekindergarten Education Program is being offered to children in Wimauma this summer.

The public was asked to participate in the Tropicana Field Master Plan Community Meeting at USFSP.

Redesign of Trop focuses neighborhood transformation in St. Pete

St. Petersburg is embarking on a long-term vision for transforming Tropicana Field, both the stadium that is home to the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team, and the 86 acres of land that surround it.

(L-R) Tania Anaya, Michael Howard, Xavier Colon, and Deidra Larkins.

Manatee, Bradenton feel sense of urgency to staunch local brain drain

Manatee County community leaders estimate 70 percent of the local workforce will retire over the next five years, but millennials aren't sticking around to prepare for future job openings.
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