Shows for every fan coming to Mahaffey Theater this year

These are some of the big shows coming in the New Year. National Ballet Theatre of Odessa, Swan Lake Jan. 6 With music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky and choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, this ballet classic is based on Russian folklore and German legend. The story follows a young prince as he works to

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North Carolina’s Highlands

Moving to the mountains A Tampa executive finds solace in Highlands, N.C. By Dale Gordon Fabulous…what a word. Not typically an everyday term in my usual vernacular, and yet somehow, it’s appropriate here. The locals use it to describe everything. And where is this spectacularly designated destination you ask? None other than the refined Appalachian


►BJ’s Wholesale Club is opening a new store in Clearwater this spring, located at 2699 6 U.S. Highway 19 N. ►The Oldsmar Flea Market, located at 180 Race Track Road, sold for $11.35 million to a group headed by St. Petersburg real estate developer Grady Pridgen. ►Sunstar Paramedics, the 911 ambulance provider for Pinellas County,

►The Warehouse Arts District broke ground on Rise St. Pete, a monument and park that will serve as a tribute to 9/11 first responders that’s made from a steel beam from the World Trade Center, given to the owners of American Freedom Distillery.
How to keep your heart healthy during the holidays

Mind-body health has been a well-described phenomenon for centuries in traditions of Eastern medicine.  Western medicine has in the last two decades started to embrace, study, investigate, and teach principles of mind-body health.  The connection between mind and body is irrefutable.  The nature of this relationship can exert a profoundly positive influence on physical and

Flat-Rate Billing Mutually Benefits Law Firms & Clients

Businesses of all sizes consistently have a decision to make when they need specialized, professional services: Do they do the work in-house or outsource it? If they decide to outsource, questions then turn to cost, and how the service provider will charge for its help. While law firms are known for charging by the hour,

On the Scene: Tampa Hillsborough EDC Annual Meeting

The  Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corp. held its annual meeting  at the Straz Center. The EDC looked back at the past fiscal year’s biggest achievements of both the EDC and investors. This year’s theme, Soar, celebrated how much Tampa and Hillsborough County has grown in the past year and the path, full of opportunities, that

On the Scene: Heart Awards

The Housing & Education Alliance held its 2018 Heart Awards, themed “Rainbow Nation,” at the Bryan Glazer Family JCC in Tampa on September 27. The awards program recognizes individuals and organizations that support housing education, development and financing for first-time homeowners or homeowners.

ONE LINERS Manatee/Sarasota

► The International Union of Police Association purchased an office building for $2.6 million located in the RidgeGate Center at 5632 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota for its new headquarters. ► Minnesota-based Key Surgical LLC acquired Sarasota-based Encompas Unlimited. ► Interior Logic Group acquired Sterling Manufacturing, a Sarasota-based countertop and cabinetry business. ► Venice-based PGT Innovations

► Goodwill Manasota promoted Gray Videnka to vice president of the foundation and marketing, and Tony Lapera was named vice president of information technology.