Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Kids & Family

Prozac and ThunderShirts: Keeping dogs calm for prolonged July 4 fireworks

Prozac and ThunderShirts: Keeping dogs calm for prolonged July 4 fireworks

With July 4 approaching, a handsome but skittish German short-haired pointer named Jake is stocked up on his Prozac. He’ll be wearing a weighted vest at all times for at least a few days, and he will be on an extended leash most of the time with his ...
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July 4 in Tampa Bay: Where to find fireworks, parades, parties and family fun

July 4 in Tampa Bay: Where to find fireworks, parades, parties and family fun

Independence Day doesn’t officially arrive until next Wednesday, so that means this weekend is getting a jump on the hooplah with festivals, parades, parties and of course, fireworks. Lots of them. Gathered here are four score and more ways to ...
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Top things to do this weekend: Corgi racing, Toy Story Land opens, meet Clyde Butcher

Top things to do this weekend: Corgi racing, Toy Story Land opens, meet Clyde Butcher

AND THEY’RE OFF: Corgi Racing at horse track Dozens of short-legged racers will take their marks Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs for Corgi Racing. The world’s cutest sport will take place after horse racing has finished for the day. The fund...
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5 things to do under $5: Nerdier Than Thou, Main Street Blast, eating contests, Free Tuesday at Glazer Museum

5 things to do under $5: Nerdier Than Thou, Main Street Blast, eating contests, Free Tuesday at Glazer Museum

1 Eating contests: Safety Harbor will be the place for big eaters Sunday. First there’s the Melons for Moolah at noon at Safety Harbor Waterfront Park, where there will be an attempt to set a new Guinness World Record for "Most Participants in a Wate...
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This week’s best concerts: Thirty Seconds to Mars, Culture Club, Donny and Marie, more

This week’s best concerts: Thirty Seconds to Mars, Culture Club, Donny and Marie, more

FUN TIMES? Thirty Seconds to MarsAll due respect to Heath Ledger, but Jared Leto might actually be the perfect Joker, since everything he does asks the question: Why so serious? So much of the Oscar-winning actor’s output screams HEART with a capital...
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Plan your weekend: St. Pete Pride, Hall and Oates, Pixies, Logic, comics Jay Pharoah and Bobby Bones

Plan your weekend: St. Pete Pride, Hall and Oates, Pixies, Logic, comics Jay Pharoah and Bobby Bones

Rainbow connection Pride weekend: One of the largest Pride celebration in the Southeast happens this weekend in St. Petersburg, bringing a rainbow of activities. Things set off on Friday with the free SP2 Concert at North Straub Park, hosted by Coc...
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Big concerts this weekend: Luke Bryan, Hall and Oates, Weezer, Logic and more

Big concerts this weekend: Luke Bryan, Hall and Oates, Weezer, Logic and more

HIS KIND OF NIGHT: Luke BryanIt’s been three long years since Tampa has seen the well-groomed hide of Luke Bryan, the Hollywoodiest hunk in Nashville. But he’s about to make up for lost time. On Saturday he’ll headline his biggest-ever show here, a b...
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Top things to do this week: Go Skateboarding Day, Hollywood medium Tyler Henry

Top things to do this week: Go Skateboarding Day, Hollywood medium Tyler Henry

Tyler Henry: Hollywood MediumTyler Henry, the so-called Hollywood Medium who stars in an eponymous E! hit show, is coming to town with a live show called "Life Lessons I Have Learned From the Departed." The soft-spoken 22-year-old has done readings f...
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5 things to do under $5: USF Summer Plant Festival, Bridal Show, free show by AnastasiaMax

5 things to do under $5: USF Summer Plant Festival, Bridal Show, free show by AnastasiaMax

1 Summer Plant Festival: If you think you can’t get anything to thrive in Florida’s brutal summers, check out the vendors with fruit trees and advice on how to grow them, along with hundreds of blooming butterfly plants, herbs and tropical and exotic...
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Your guide to St. Pete Pride: What's changed for 2018

Your guide to St. Pete Pride: What's changed for 2018

Pride weekend kicks off in St. Petersburg Friday with a free concert hosted by a RuPaul’s Drag Race star, a parade along the downtown waterfront on Saturday and an expanded expo of vendors and art on Sunday in the Grand Central District that ga...
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