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Park Place Supervisors Wrestle with Additional Borrowing for Expanding Capital Improvement Project List

At their Feb. 17 meeting, Park Place CDD Supervisors took their initial vote to accept a bank’s term sheet for refinancing the district’s bonds and accepted an expanded capital improvement projects list requested by the lender, raising questions about an assessment hike on the Mandolin-Windsor Place side of the district. Appearing for the second time…

Want to Update or Submit Your Westchase Resident Directory Form? Click here!

Were you in WOW’s Resident Directory last year? If not, now’s the time to take action to ensure your info is in this year’s directory! In preparation for the 2021 Westchase Resident and Business Directory, WOW has posted an easy-to-use form on its Web site to allow residents who did not appear in last year’s…

Inventory Squeeze Triggers Upward Rise in 2020 Home Prices

A look at local 2020 real estate trends makes this much clear: If you’re looking to sell, you’ve likely never had a better market. Looking to buy? The pickings in the Westchase and Northwest areas are increasingly slim. That combination of small supply and solid demand produced an uptick in real estate prices across most…

Westchase Squirrel Briefly Wonders if Dashing In Front of Cars Is Best Way to Cross Road

SATIRICAL NEWS “Look, we’ve always done it this way,” explained the squirrel. A WOW staff member stopped to interview him after the staffer was forced to slam on his brakes to avoid smushing him, and the squirrel, tail pointed straight into the air in fear, skittered back to the side where he began. The squirrel…

Go Nuts About Squirrels in Hillsborough County!

Love them or loath them, squirrels are a part of our everyday life in suburbia. They scamper by us on our daily walks, dart in front of our cars, chatter at us from the trees, dig annoying holes in our yards and eat the lion’s share of the birdseed in our birdfeeders. But how much…

After-Hours Excursions Cast a Whole New Light on Guided Hikes

Hillsborough County parks and nature preserves offer a diverse array of trails to get out and explore Florida’s natural beauty. If you are looking for a change of pace from the traditional daytime hike, however, check out one of their after-hours options. The After Dark in the Park series offers a number of guided night…

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