Proceeds from the New Tampa Players’ performance of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast performance on Thursday, July 28 will benefit the community, via the non-profit University Area Community Development Corporation (UACDC). Tickets will be sold on a “pay what you can” basis at the door to the July 28 7:30Continue Reading

Sponsors are being sought for the September 23 Brand New Day Gala, the fifth annual such event to support the University Area Community Development Corporation (CDC). This fifth annual gala will raise much-needed funds for the University Area CDC, which works to improve the economic, education and social levels ofContinue Reading

Imaginarium has confirmed more details for August Tampa Comic-con as their lineup of celebrity media and comic book guests grows and grows. The Walking Dead star Norman Reedus, Daredevil‘s Charlie Cox, Krysten Ritter from Jessica Jones and Jon Bernthal (Punisher on Daredevil, new series coming from Netflix/Marvel) top the listContinue Reading

On Wednesday, July 6, the Florida Muslim community will celebrate the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan with communal prayers. [NOTE: Ramadan is the month on the Islamic lunar calendar during which Muslims abstain from food, drink and other sensual pleasures from break of dawn to sunset. Consult localContinue Reading

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s office, one of the country’s largest sheriff’s departments, is critically short on deputies, creating a major stress for coverage against threats of terrorism, drunk driving, and general public safety. “We do have a shortage, but I can tell you right now we have no shortage of dedicationContinue Reading

Smart City Networks will continue to be the official provider of digital communications services at Tampa Convention Center (TCC) meetings and events for the next two years. The contract extension calls for the nation’s leading events technology and telecommunications provider to leverage its expertise and advanced technologies to deliver clear, reliableContinue Reading

MacDill Air Force Base, Florida observes June’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, a month where the Armed Forces and Americans throughout the country celebrate those in the LGBT community whose struggles, sacrifices and successes have and continue to shape the history of this nation and remind everyoneContinue Reading

A babysitter working with Care.com has been arrested for showing a 10-year-old boy in his care how to set off chemical acid bombs, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office says. Identified as Joshua Stephen Lapin-Bertone, the Tampa man has been charged with four counts of Making/Placing/Discharging a Destructive Device and four counts of Child AbuseContinue Reading

On Wednesday, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) arrested a man for selling narcotics outside a North Himes Ave laundry mat thanks to information via tip 411. 33-year-old Angel Manuel Sanchez Acosta of Tampa was observed by HCSO deputies retrieving a small bleach bottle and removing a plastic bag containing marijuana. Deputies took the suspect intoContinue Reading