Obama Fundraiser, Best of the Bay Awards and More on Patch This Week
Here is a look back at the news and features on South Tampa Patch this week.
1. Tampa Boat Show Will Educate Mariners, Offer Top Marine Accessories--The Progressive Insurance Tampa Boat Show returns Sept. 28-30 with new educational attractions, providing boaters of all skill levels and ages a unique opportunity to discover boating.
2. Obama Tampa Fundraiser to Include Eddie Vedder, $20,000 Price Tag--Democrats with $20,000 to spare were invited to get up close and personal with President Barack Obama when he comes to Tampa Thursday, Sept 20.
3. Underage Sex Sting Nets 43 in Tampa Bay Area--Detectives posed online as children and as parents selling sexual encounters with their children.
4. Grillsmith Holds Week Long Schenecker Fundraiser--A scholarship drive was held this week (Sept. 17-21) at all six GrillSmith locations, including the South Tampa location.
5. South Tampa Pump House Disguised as Newly Constructed Home--The City of Tampa is stepping up its flood defense for South Tampa in style.
6. South Tampa Restaurants A Hit With Best of the Bay Awards--A number of South Tampa restaurants scored Best of the Bay 2012 awards.
7. Nude Man Baker Acted After Ransacking Apartment, Jumping From Window--Here is a look back at the Tampa Police Department's District 1 crime blotter for the last week.