Friday, November 10, 2017

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Help name Big Storm’s new toffee chocolate stout, made with William Dean

Help name Big Storm’s new toffee chocolate stout, made with William Dean

Collaborations between brewers are not new. Nor are collaborations between brewers and distillers. Or beer brewers and coffee brewers. It makes sense: Use a barrel for one thing, then it in turn imparts interesting flavors to the next thing that’s ag...
Published: 11/09/17
Bad trailers for campy movies: 1984’s ‘The Ice Pirates’

Bad trailers for campy movies: 1984’s ‘The Ice Pirates’

The name alone is somewhat intriguing: The Ice Pirates! Behold a far away galaxy where water is in such short supply that it has become a currency itself. And pirates dream of finding a planet where legend has it that water covers three-fourths of it...
Published: 11/09/17
Sammy Hagar talks Clearwater concert, tequila and Van Halen drama

Sammy Hagar talks Clearwater concert, tequila and Van Halen drama

The Red Rocker calls on time, and he is all kinds of fired up. "Hey, Jay, Sammy Hagar here. Are you ready for me?" Is anyone ever truly ready for a phone call from Hagar, the flame-haired, motor-mouthed ex-Van Halen singer who once dubbed himself t...
Published: 11/09/17
Be it Paul, English or British, we got the beat

Be it Paul, English or British, we got the beat

Lost and Found returns today with this report from Kevin Wuench:Googling things has made us all knowledgeable today, but back in the '80s, mistaken identities were more common as evidenced by Rick Springfield writing the song Bruce about people getti...
Published: 11/09/17
Explore underwater treasures at Sombrero Reef off Marathon in the Florida Keys

Explore underwater treasures at Sombrero Reef off Marathon in the Florida Keys

The Florida Keys seem like a world away, but they’re not too far away when you’re already in Miami.After departing from a cruise, my daughters and I wanted to keep the vacation going just a little bit longer. We headed south on U.S. 1, bound for Mara...
Published: 11/09/17
Sammy Hagar talks Van Halen reunion, activism in rock, mezquila and more

Sammy Hagar talks Van Halen reunion, activism in rock, mezquila and more

Hate to break your hearts, Van Halen aficionados. But if you're hoping for a reunion between the band and flame-haired, motor-mouthed former singer Sammy Hagar, it doesn't sound like it's happening anytime soon."Those boys have still got it against m...
Published: 11/09/17
Review: Esther Perel explores infidelity, boundaries in ‘The State of Affairse_SSRq

Review: Esther Perel explores infidelity, boundaries in ‘The State of Affairse_SSRq

Thank God for infidelity. It’s the one thing this very divided nation agrees on. Per a 2013 Gallup poll surveying moral attitudes, we hate it more than we hate divorce. We hate it more than polygamy. We hate it more than human cloning. We hate it mor...
Published: 11/09/17

Events: Ben Montgomery to speak at Mirror Lake Library

Book TalkFriends of the Mirror Lake Library presents former Tampa Bay Times writer Ben Montgomery (The Leper Spy) discussing and signing his book at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at the library, 280 Fifth St. N, St. Petersburg.Seminole Historical Society and Mus...
Published: 11/09/17
What’s Melanie Diaz reading?

What’s Melanie Diaz reading?

NightstandMelanie DiazDiaz, 22, is one of 85 students whose writing was selected for Challenges to the Dream: The Best of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Writing Awards, an October release from Carnegie Mellon University Press. Since 1999, the univers...
Published: 11/09/17
St. Petersburg gets new half-marathon as St. Pete Run Fest adds kids runs, year-round fitness to mix

St. Petersburg gets new half-marathon as St. Pete Run Fest adds kids runs, year-round fitness to mix

ST. PETERSBURG — You might be asking, how will this make me a better runner?" Cody Angell asked two dozen students at a recent running club session at Shore Acres Elementary as they performed an "A skip" with their knees high, followed by a "ki...
Published: 11/09/17
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