Thursday, February 15, 2018

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of the Tampa Bay Times

A little chocolate love for your Valentine’s Day

A little chocolate love for your Valentine’s Day

_informq.push(['embed']);Thirty-seven years ago, Michelle Palisi quit smoking. Every day she didn’t smoke, she saved $2. With that money, she went to college. Four years later, she was making chocolates as a hobby, but she and a friend had ...
Published: 02/13/18
Updated: 02/14/18
Photo gallery: The scene at the Westminster Dog Show

Photo gallery: The scene at the Westminster Dog Show

Nearly 2,900 dogs from all 50 states are taking part in this year's competition Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York.The Best in Show dog will be chosen Tuesday night. There will be seven dogs in the judging ring.Already earning spots are Big...
Published: 02/13/18
Tampa Bay Lightning retire Vincent Lecavalier's jersey

Tampa Bay Lightning retire Vincent Lecavalier's jersey

Tampa Bay Lightning Vincent Lecavalier fights with Calgary Flames Jarome Iginla at the Saddledome during Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Times (2004)Jose Theodore #60 of the Montreal Canadiens is beat on this tipped shot by Vincent Lecavalier #4 o...
Published: 02/10/18
Tampa International Airport upgrades

Tampa International Airport upgrades

Guests take a tour of Tampa International Airport's new car rental center and SkyConnect passenger train on Wednesday afternoon, February 7, 2018 at Tampa International Airport in Tampa. The 2.6 million square foot addition is larger than Internation...
Published: 02/08/18
Fascinating... SpaceX's Falcon Heavy

Fascinating... SpaceX's Falcon Heavy

The SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket sits on launch pad 39-A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Monday February 5, 2018. Luis Santana | Tampa Bay TimesThe SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket sits on launch pad 39-A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Monday Fe...
Published: 02/07/18
Manatee capture and health assessment

Manatee capture and health assessment

Volunteers and staff members with various agencies work Wednesday with the United States Geological Survey to capture a manatee during their annual manatee captures and health assessments program at the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. DOUGLAS...
Published: 02/02/18
The 'Super Blue Blood Moon' and partial lunar eclipse across Tampa Bay, world

The 'Super Blue Blood Moon' and partial lunar eclipse across Tampa Bay, world

Hawaii and Alaska have the best seats, along with the Canadian Yukon, Australia and Asia. The western U.S. should have good viewing, too, along with Russia. The U.S. East Coast, Europe and most of South America and Africa are out of luck for the ecli...
Updated one month ago
Gallery: 50 Years Ago - Vietnam War's Tet Offensive

Gallery: 50 Years Ago - Vietnam War's Tet Offensive

The campaign — one of the largest of the Vietnam War — led to intense fighting and heavy casualties in cities and towns across the South.While battles raged for more than a month in some places like the city of Hue, the Tet Offensive was ...
Updated one month ago
Gasparilla Invasion and Parade of Pirates

Gasparilla Invasion and Parade of Pirates

Members of Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla wait in line to have their makeup done the morning of Gasparilla at Tampa Yacht and Country Club in Tampa, Fla., on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. LOREN ELLIOTT | TimesThe Jose Gasparilla pirate ship is filled wit...
Updated one month ago
Gasparilla and the Stanley Cup

Gasparilla and the Stanley Cup

The NHL Stanley Cup is loaded onto the "Jose Gasparilla" pirate ship at the end of the Ballast Point Park pier in Tampa, Fla., on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. The ship carried the cup for the annual invasion. LOREN ELLIOTT | TimesYe Mystic Krewe of G...
Updated one month ago