Dale Mabry wastewater enters final installation phase

Motorists tooling around the North Tampa area may have to take a few detours in coming weeks, as Hillsborough County completes the pipeline installation on the Dale Mabry Wastewater Diversion project. The project requires the closures of both lanes and roads in portions of Carrollwood Village. The works is expected to be completed by early October. These areas will be affected: Salem … [Read more...]

There’s plenty of cheer to spread around this season

If you’re looking for a way to get into a festive mood, you won’t have to look very far. There are loads of celebrations planned throughout The Laker/Lutz News’ coverage area. A familiar community landmark will be decked out again for the holidays for the 19th annual Christmas at the Old Lutz School. Rooms are dressed up with holiday décor and community groups provide … [Read more...]

Funny business: Local graduate returns to headline comedy show

Working comedians — the ones who aren’t famous yet — tend to take whatever gigs they can get. Sometimes that means half-empty bars, or coffee shops or off-nights in a tiny comedy club. In Steven Lolli’s case, it meant a clothing-optional resort in Land O’ Lakes 10 years ago. “It was one of the worst shows I’ve ever had in my life,” he said, recalling the scene at Caliente Resorts off … [Read more...]