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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...
Office worker Maria Isabel Rodriguez was in the 90 West Street building in Lower Manhattan on Sept. 11, 2001, when the South Tower of the World Trade Center collapsed, about 300 feet away. Maria was one of two people who died in 90 West Street that day, trapped in an elevator as fiery debris rained...
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...
Displays at Veterans Memorial Park & Museum inspire reflection on the sacrifices of men and women who served the United States in times of conflict, and of their families and friends at home. The Hillsborough County parcel on U.S. 301, beside the Tampa Bypass Canal, features statues and...
A sprawling house built in 1916 by the first Ybor City Italian to serve on Tampa's City Council is among a dozen historic properties and museums being enhanced with matching grant money from Hillsborough County. All told, the County awarded more than $990,000 this year to the buildings and sites...
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...
Burmese pythons, wild hogs, and lionfish aren't the only invasive species pushing out Florida natives. Alongside these and other unwanted animals, many non-native plants and trees are spreading rapidly, wiping out naturally-occurring vegetation. If not removed, these aggressors will continue...
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...