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Learn more about Hillsborough County's founding and its growth through the decades.
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Almost one-third of Hillsborough's residents are Hispanic, and Spanish is the primary language spoken in one of every five homes in the county. Local Hispanics have key roles in politics, business, religion, sports, the arts, cuisine, and other facets of everyday life. During Hispanic Heritage...
Summer Sets at Lithia September 22, 2018
Take a Ranger led hike on our 3-mile nature trail inside the Fish Hawk Creek Nature Preserve. Celebrate the end of Summer with one last hike. While Florida may not have extreme seasonal changes, the plants and wildlife do go through phases. Walk with Ranger Ashley as she discusses some park...
Thirty years ago, Hillsborough County launched its Public Art Program. The goal: showcase the region's cultural and artistic diversity. The works would be in different mediums and fashioned from varied materials. They would be functional, stand alone, or blend into the architecture or landscape of...
There's always a certain pressure that goes into planning a memorable date. Try these 8 great date ideas to shake off some of the stress! Don't worry. Get 'hoppy' with a local brewery tour As Hillsborough County continues to be a 'head' above the rest by growing our own hops, local breweries are...
Don't limit your summertime experiences to swimming, barbecues, and sunburns. There are lots of cool things to see and do at unique local museums. Here are a half-dozen mostly off-the-beaten-path places for children and adults to explore during the hot summer months. They're fun, informative, and...
Stuck inside on a rainy day? Don't let summer showers dampen your spirit. There's lots to do in Hillsborough County, even when the weather washes away your outdoor plans. Here are five ideas: All-day rainstorms on weekends are the worst. Or are they? Fans of classic movies can see 14 of the best on...
Gus Muench eases off the throttle of his skiff and steers toward a blue-gray buoy marking a submerged crab trap. Dropping the boat to idle speed, he grabs a stainless steel hook attached to a pole and swipes it beneath the bobbing marker. Placing the line in a sidewinder winch, he hoists the trap...
Ask someone what they like best about Hillsborough County and you’re bound to hear a long list. From great weather to Spring Training baseball and pirate ships, it’s enough to make you feel downright lucky. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we’ve listed the top 5 reasons we...
At least a dozen U.S. presidents have visited Hillsborough County, either while serving as the nation's leader or at other times. They came to unveil presidential initiatives, or to campaign for themselves or political allies. Some stopovers involved less pressing matters. Former President Gerald...
During Black History Month in February, we consider a few of the many effective African-American leaders who helped shape Hillsborough County. Queen Miller: For more than six decades, this tireless advocate for those in need has worked to provide social and health services, and to deter crime....