Feature Story A view of a model showing what the Residences by Ritz Carlton should look like at completion some time in 2024. The road in front depicts Bayshore Boulevard looking south.

Bayshore luxury condos: Part of Tampa real estate boom

The red hot luxury condo market along Bayshore is part of the ongoing boom in Tampa's upscale real estate market. 

Feature Story Volunteers with South Tampa Fellowship prepare meals for Afghan refugees who have settled in Tampa Bay.

Local charities need help serving Afghan refugees

Local charities are working hard to help Afghan refugees resettle in the Tampa Bay area, but they need more volunteers.

Feature Story Tampa Repertory Theatre Producing Artistic Director Emilia Sargent.Emilia Sargent

Shaping the local theater scene: Emilia Sargent at Tampa Repertory Theatre

Emilia Sargent at the Tampa Repertory Theatre is focusing the company on community engagement and inclusive storytelling. 

Feature Story Nonprofit ReDefiners World Languages is making language learning accessible to more children in Tampa Bay.

ReDefiners: Expanding access to language learning

Chantelle Daniels formed ReDefiners World Languages to create equity in educational opportunities for language learning.

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