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Feature Story A recent Sunday afternoon in East Tampa.

83 Degrees, USF Mass Comm launch East Tampa storytelling project

Solutions Journalism stories will focus on the grassroots efforts of people and organizations in East Tampa who are chipping away at difficult issues that continue to impact the quality of life in its historic neighborhoods.

Feature Story PSTA is looking for more drivers/bus operators.

Who's hiring? Advent Health, Tampa Bay Area transit agencies seek talent for new, open jobs

In this Tampa Bay Area jobs available monthly update, 83 Degrees features opportunities in the healthcare and transit industries. Plus more.

Feature Story Brian Serrano, Sample Insights leader for Nielsen; Chair of Tampa Mayor’s Hispanic Advisory Council

Local Hispanic, Latino leaders put life experience to work for othersNational Hispanic Heritage Month is Sept. 15 to Oct. 15

Seven of Tampa’s Hispanic and Latino leaders share their unique stories of how they’ve pursued their passions to better the local community and the hardships that have transformed them into the influential leaders they are today.

Feature Story Researchers based at the Florida Aquarium’s Apollo Beach campus in south Hillsborough County are successfully breeding wild corals with those growing in their own “coral farm.”

Florida Aquarium in Tampa advances coral spawning research

A team of marine biologists working at the Florida Aquarium in Tampa and Apollo Beach is successfully cross-breeding wild corals with those spawned in the lab, hoping one day to replace reefs killed by climate change and pollution.

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Fairgrounds St. Pete opens choose-your-own art and tech adventureAn immersive vintage Florida experience like none other

Art meets tech to create lots of fun at Fairgrounds St. Pete, the Tampa Bay Area's newest unique space for experiencing our eclectic and lovable Florida. 

Feature Story Elke and David Lubin add their creative touch to one of the glass masterpieces at the Imagine Museum in St. Pete.

Destination: Imagine Museum, St. PetersburgWorld Collection of Glass Art

Imagine Museum in St. Petersburg, featuring glass art by local as well as global artists, offers special exhibits year-round and is among several museums in the Tampa Bay Area that offer free admission on national Museum Day.

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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 ...