Former federal drug inmate recalls the life she saved, and the judge who showed her compassion, in her remarkable story.

MOBILE, ALABAMA — For a while, Dorothy Gaines had a title: inmate. “Back in 1995, I was convicted and sentenced to 20 years in federal prison,” she said. “I was convicted in 1994 of conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine.” Then her title changed again, and she became known as something… Continue reading

From rolled cigars to hand-rolled meatballs, Ybor City Italian restaurant combines history with hearty meals.

YBOR CITY — Consider this: the building that houses the Spaghetti Warehouse in Ybor City used to be a cigar making factory — and every first Monday of the month, this very good Italian restaurant hosts an Elvis Fun gathering. Stogies, spaghetti, and Elvis … I suspect there’s a really… Continue reading

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