Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Can toy stores create Toys ‘R’ Us kids in an Amazon world?
Stefanie Dunlop, owner of two Learning Express Toys chain stores in Tampa and Clearwater, helps customers
at the Learning Express Toys store inside the Westfield Citrus Park mall in Tampa , FL, on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. As more people turn to online for their toy-shopping, businesses from big corporate stores to smaller chains to independents are doing what they can to stay in the black. Gabriella Angotti-Jones  | Times
Stefanie Dunlop is pinning high hopes on her Fingerlings.Cute, robotic creatures that interact with their owners, they are this year’s white-hot Christmas toy, the Furbys and Hatchimals of 2017. On this weekday in Clearwater, Toys ‘R’ Us and Target...
Construction workers Robert Cabral, left, and John Obermeier, both of Hudson, have not been paid in weeks. They are masons for the ONE St. Petersburg luxury condo building, shown in background, in the city's downtown. [Lara Cerri   |  Times]
Workers at luxury St. Pete condo tower say they are owed thousands
Bleecker Street
Christopher Plummer (right) stars as Ebenezer Scrooge and Dan Stevens stars as Charles Dickens in director Bharat Nalluriâ\u0080\u009A\u0080\u0099s THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS, a Bleecker Street release.
How ‘A Christmas Carol’ was born
CHERIE DIEZ   |   Times
The former home of Anthony Roy at 1500 S Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Clearwater, FL. on March 29, 2017.  The home sits on the SW corner of Martin Luther King Jr Ave and Woodlawn St, at right,  The Clearwater Police Substation is on right across Woodlawn St.
What would drive a man to shoot someone 17 times?