Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Good Reads

Peter Pan and Wendy found love in real life

Peter Pan and Wendy found love in real life

The magic of the stage brings two actors together to create their own love story.
Updated a year ago
In the digital age, do blind dates still exist?

In the digital age, do blind dates still exist?

All the tools available to us in the digital world have added new twists to the age-old blind date.Xxxyyy1 inch 1 inch of body type 1 inch 1 inch of body type 1 inch 1 inch of body type 1 inch 1 xyxy
Updated a year ago
Can we get our beloved Publix to take over the business of running Florida?

Can we get our beloved Publix to take over the business of running Florida?

It's no secret that I love Florida. I love our beaches, our gorgeous sunsets and state parks. I especially love our police-beat stories, where you regularly find headlines like, "Accused 'porta potty' puncher popped in toilet tantrum."As a Floridaphi...
Updated a year ago
Former Tampa Mayor Dick Greco taught me everything I know about love

Former Tampa Mayor Dick Greco taught me everything I know about love

The ex-Tampa mayor advised me how to recognize "the one" and waste no time marrying her.
Updated a year ago
What's it like to cover Gasparilla? This video provides the inside scoop.

What's it like to cover Gasparilla? This video provides the inside scoop.

On Saturday, while you're throwing back your fourth mimosa in full pirate regalia — or staying far, far away from Bayshore Boulevard — Tampa Bay Times journalists will be out covering Gasparilla.We do it every year, stone-cold sober in a ...
Updated a year ago
Her journey to Breezy Boards, an art-based skateboard company, started at age 10

Her journey to Breezy Boards, an art-based skateboard company, started at age 10

ST. PETERSBURGWhen did you know what you wanted to be when you grew up? Can you point to the moment that planted that seed?Brianna Enders, 24, can. Fourth of July 2002, Seneca Creek State Park in Maryland. She is 10, with a freckled face and a toothy...
Updated a year ago
Before you curse at someone in traffic, consider this story

Before you curse at someone in traffic, consider this story

ST. PETERSBURG Just before 7 a.m., Pamela Block's iPhone alarm chirps on the kitchen counter. She has been awake since 3:30. She tried to watch a movie to fall back asleep. She Googled retinitis pigmentosa and worried. She moved the Elf on the Shelf ...
Updated a year ago
Here's a resolution, Florida: Let's stop being suckers

Here's a resolution, Florida: Let's stop being suckers

Florida has several leading industries that keep our economy roaring. Tourism is No. 1, of course. Without it, we'd have far fewer tattoo parlors and strip joints. Development is booming again, and (judging by their regular appearances in police repo...
Updated a year ago
At 17, she gave him up and 45 years later, her son called

At 17, she gave him up and 45 years later, her son called

She wasn't expecting the call or inclined to take it.The phone rang on a Sunday night, April 24, a few minutes after 8. Linda Palm, 63, had just stepped inside from tending plants around her Gulfport home. Her husband was taking a shower.She stared a...
Updated a year ago
One-time Bill Clinton impersonator hopes Donald Trump will make his career great again

One-time Bill Clinton impersonator hopes Donald Trump will make his career great again

Tim Watters built a career portraying Bill Clinton. Lucky for him, he kind of looks like Donald Trump, too.
Updated a year ago