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Feature Story Wildflowers are blooming in the rewilding section of Rosebud Continuum.

Rosebud Continuum blends ancestral knowledge, experimental science for sustainable future

The projects and processes being fine-tuned at Rosebud Continuum around renewable energy, food systems, and precious plastics have an impact well beyond the Bishop family's 14 acres in Land O' Lakes, FL.

Partner Content A home built out of 2 shipping containers under construction in West Tampa is an example of "Missing Middle'' housing.

Video story: Solving the Missing Middle housing crisis

Closing the "Missing Middle'' gap in housing to restore neighborhoods for moderate and middle-income families is top of mind for local planners. 

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Working Women of Tampa Bay celebrate 12 years of networking

After a 'lucky dozen' years, an entrepreneurial mindset continues to connect women and women-owned businesses for networking and financial support.

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Book excerpt: Florida Scrub-Jay by Mark Jerome Walters

A new book by a journalist, veterinarian, and professor in the Department of Journalism and Digital Communications at the University of South Florida in St. Petersburg explores the plight of the vanishing Florida Scrub-Jay.

Feature Story Tampa millennial Amr Khader: I don’t even think they’ve scratched the surface of what’s going to happen in Tampa.”

Millennials want to know: What does it really cost to live in Tampa?

What does it really cost to live in Tampa? We sent a millennial out to look from her youthful perspective. Here's what she found.

Feature Story Diverse programming at The Straz is attracting black and brown people who might not otherwise attend.

One year later: Local businesses, nonprofits sharpen focus on equity, diversity, inclusion

The local march toward equality measures incremental success as difficult conversations and self-examinations take place around Tampa Bay. 

Feature Story Seeds are offered to the community to help people grow their own food, at this St. Pete Youth Farms seed library.

Cultivating solutions to food insecurity in Tampa Bay

Collaborative community efforts -- connecting nonprofits, government, and the private sector -- are key to addressing local food insecurity challenges.

Feature Story Carlee Wendell is deputy chief of staff of communications for CrossBorder Solutions.

Who's hiring: Tech jobs abound in hot Tampa Bay Area market

It’s a good time to be job hunting in the Tampa Bay Area. As businesses return to more normal practices after COVID-19; job postings and wages are up.

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West Tampa is an historic Tampa neighborhood undergoing transformational change as new people and businesses move in. Traditionally defined by its working class, primarily Latin culture, the neighborhood is increasingly seen as a place of opportunity for a diversity of ...