Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Date Night

Look what Taylor Swift made me do

Look what Taylor Swift made me do

We met in college. I knew of Taylor Swift before then, but the girl in the dress and cowboy boots, daydreaming about castles and white horse rescues, was a little much for me. I was raised by a single dad in a rough part of St. Petersburg and I had...
Published: 08/10/18
Ludacris is probably in your Whole Foods right now

Ludacris is probably in your Whole Foods right now

Last week, a woman named Therra Gwyn Jaramillo described, over the course of more than 1,200 words on Facebook, how a man named Chris had bought her groceries at Whole Foods — $375 worth — in a moment of grave need. (She was strapped, and a friend ha...
Published: 08/09/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay on Sunday Aug. 12

Top things to do in Tampa Bay on Sunday Aug. 12

Our editors’ picks for today’s best things to do, including Fetish Con and much more.
Published: 08/10/18
Long before 'The Meg,' the hunt for megalodon teeth has been on in Florida

Long before 'The Meg,' the hunt for megalodon teeth has been on in Florida

You can find their giant teeth, sometimes worth thousands, in several spots in Florida.
Published: 08/09/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 10

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 10

Imagine Dragons: The Radioactive rock band will perform with special guest Grace Vanderwaal. 7 p.m., MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $35-$129.50. (813) 740-2446.American Football: Patience has paid off for fans of the Il...
Published: 08/09/18
1980s classic ‘Poltergeist’ added to Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights lineup

1980s classic ‘Poltergeist’ added to Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights lineup

They’re here! For the first time, Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights will have a maze inspired by the ’80s horror classic Poltergeist at the hugely popular scare fest opening on select nights at Universal Studios Sept. 14-Nov. 3. Directed by Tobe Ho...
Published: 08/09/18
More than 100 shooting stars expected in weekend’s Perseid meteor shower peak

More than 100 shooting stars expected in weekend’s Perseid meteor shower peak

This weekend is a good time to catch the annual summer light show known as the Perseid meteor shower.Some 60 to 100 meteors — better known as shooting stars — can be seen per hour as the Earth encounters the gritty debris of Comet Swift-Tuttle, the i...
Published: 08/09/18
Ticket Window: Florida Orchestra, Il Divo, Bob Dylan, Eddie Izzard, The Breeders

Ticket Window: Florida Orchestra, Il Divo, Bob Dylan, Eddie Izzard, The Breeders

Tickets for the following events go on sale this week:• Tampa Bay Lightning single games, various times and dates through spring 2019 at the Amalie Arena, Tampa, ticket prices vary by game, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the box office, 401 Channelside...
Published: 08/08/18
To drink fine bourbon on a budget, hunt ‘unicorns’

To drink fine bourbon on a budget, hunt ‘unicorns’

For more than year, I have chased unicorns.I’ve searched the Tampa Bay area. I’ve hunted in Baltimore, Denver, Detroit, Cleveland andLas Vegas. I’ve walked through dozens of doors, but I often strike out.I’m not chasing mythical creatures. My unicorn...
Published: 08/09/18
Bar review: Saigon Blonde puts dazzle in the details

Bar review: Saigon Blonde puts dazzle in the details

The space at 265 Central Ave. in downtown St. Petersburg has always seemed out of place. Surrounded by a cigar lounge, restaurants and cocktail bars, its most recent dance-club incarnations never quite meshed with the block’s entertainment scene. So ...
Published: 08/08/18