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Before Clearwater show, Olivia Newton-John talks legacy, cancer and that 'Grease' ending


  1. The Rhythm Kings, the Richey Concert Band and other Things to Do in the North Suncoast


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    On stage

    Open mic poetry night: The Downtown New Port Richey Art Gallery will host a one-act play followed by an open mic poetry reading at 6:30 p.m. today at the gallery, 6231 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. The Old Time Radio Group will perform the play, The Magnificent Mento. …

  2. Brandon's Craft Beer Cellar celebrates one-stop shopping (and sipping)

    Bars & Spirits

    I'm on a beer-buying moratorium. There's too much good beer out there, not to mention beer that might not be that great but is nonetheless intriguing enough for me to buy a bottle to clutter my home with. Forget beer trading — retail purchases alone have been enough to put me at the limit.

    In the bottle or on tap, craft beer at Craft Beer Cellar in Brandon.
  3. Tampa's Love That! boutique all about looking, feeling good


    Angela Llewellyn is all about uplifting thoughts and good vibrations, so it makes sense that her women's boutique in Tampa reflects that. Love That! has crystals, charms and positive messages throughout the shop, but only part of them are for her own benefit. Most of them are in the clothes, accessories and gifts …

    Mix, match and switch. Ginger Snaps jewelry are some of the most popular items, since pieces like the double-strand necklace ($32) allow for endless combinations of snaps ($6.95) that embellish them.
  4. Endless litigation still a threat to Florida's beer tourism industry

    Bars & Spirits

    And you thought it was about the growlers.

  5. Before Clearwater show, Olivia Newton-John talks legacy, cancer and that 'Grease' ending

    Music & Concerts

    Women of a certain age saw Grease at least 20 times when they were in middle school and wore leg warmers to Jazzercize class as Physical pumped from a boom box — and now their own daughters are doing pretty much the same thing.

    Courtesy of Capitol Theatre

    John Romano column: Excuses running low for Florida lawmakers who won't expand Medicaid

    Tampa Bay Times columnist John Romano wonders if Florida will ever embrace Medicaid expansion. An excerpt from his column...


    NFL Mock Draft Monday: Jameis Winston? Marcus Mariota? Someone else?



    Because I am drunk with power, to illustrate parenthood you get this photo of John Travolta and Kirstie Alley from Look Who's Talking Too, the one where Roseanne voiced the baby girl and we all didn't know what to believe in anymore.

    MOMS AND DADS: Get half off diapers when you join Amazon Mom

    I think it's the natural result of being in the 30s, but I am experiencing a wave of friends with babies, friends having babies, friends thinking of having babies, babies being babies. My first nephew was born this year, too. He looks like Winston Churchill and is rad. ...