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Food trucks come back to downtown Tampa

Food trucks come back to downtown Tampa

Tampa, Fla. -- The Mayor's Food Truck Fiesta continues in downtown Tampa from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 7 at Lykes Gaslight Square Park,410 N. Franklin St. in Downtown Tampa.

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn welcomes three new trucks, 3suns Organic, Mr. Empanada and the Cuppin Cake.

In addition previous participants Michelle Faedo, Killer Samich, Burger Culture, La Creperia Café, Maggie on the Move, Stinky Bunz and O'Macalicious will all be back.

Another Westchase Movie Night coming soon

Another Westchase Movie Night coming soon

Tampa, Fla. -- Get ready to grab the kids and a blanket for another night of Movies in the Park in Westchase!

The next movie night will be Friday, March 9 featuring Spider Man 3 at Baybridge Park.

The Westchase Community Association provides free popcorn!

Here are the upcoming Movies in the Park:

  • March 9: Spider Man 3
  • April 13: Hop
  • May 11: Dolphin Tale (starring our famous, local dolphin!) 

Pool closure

Pool closure

Lithia, Fla. -- If you're looking to beat the heat this weekend, you'll have to look elsewhere because the Hawk Park Pool is closed until March 10. 

FishHawk Ranch says the closure is due to scheduled maintenance and deck repaving. 

Speaking of pools, the FishHawk Ranch community is looking for pool monitors! If you're interested call the Aquatic Club at 813-685-7880.

Health advisory lifted for Simmons Park beach

Health advisory lifted for Simmons Park beach

Ruskin, Fla. -- UPDATE: The Health Advisory for Simmons Park beach has been lifted by the Hillsborough County Health Department.

The health advisory was issued on Thursday, Feb. 16 based on samples detecting the presence of enterococci bacteria.

Toddler time at the library

Toddler time at the library

Tampa, Florida -- The Upper Tampa Bay Regional Public Library is hosting a special event geared toward toddlers and babies!

Great news...it's not a one time event!

Starling Club to break ground late spring

Starling Club to break ground late spring

Lithia, FL -- FishHawk Ranch recently revealed plans for a new community building for residents that will break ground in late spring and plans to be completed by the end of the year.

The community says nearly 500 families submitted their ideas through an online survey to help influence the design of the building. The new Starling Club will feature two pools, a cardio room, game room, a playground and dog park.

To check out the concept plans, visit fishhawkconnect.com.

Learn all about Ben Franklin

Learn all about Ben Franklin

Ruskin, Florida - The entire family can learn more about Ben Franklin at the SouthShore Regional Library on Friday, Feb. 3 at 4 p.m. at the SouthShore Regional Library at 15816 Beth Shields Way in Ruskin.

Portraying Ben Franklin, Dr. Rich Davis will entertain and enlighten the public with history and stories as he explains Franklin's life and achievements.