Florida Avenue Safety, Vélo Champ Burglary and More on Patch This Week

Here is a look back and some of the news and features from this week on Seminole Heights Patch.

1. — The death of a local resident has others asking questions about the safety along one of the city's main thoroughfares. We asked readers to weigh in with a .

2. — A national grassroots campaign to support local business has a home in Tampa as the Tampa Cash Mob set its sights on a Seminole Heights business for its first ever event.

3. — A baribusa piglet that weighed 1 pound at birth is now being exhibited with its mother in the Asian Gardens habitat at the zoo.

4. — After having its door kicked in and a $2,500 bike stolen on Sunday, Vélo Champ bike shop on Central Avenue was targeted again in an attempted burglary on Thursday night.

5. — Patch caught up with 71-year old cyclist and Seminole Heights resident Earl Stine to discuss 210 mile bicycle journeys through the Florida Keys.

6. — With 669 meals served on Monday, the organization based on Hillsborough Avenue set a single day record for deliveries to the homebound and elderly.

7. — We asked readers to weigh in on the governor's plans to purge voter registration rolls for non-citizen voters and the battle that could ensue with Obama administration. The issue drew its share of attention, attracting more than 40 comments.


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