Monday, October 15, 2018

Human Interest

Top things to do this weekend Eddie Izzard, A Night at the Museum, birding and nature festival, Sesame Street Live and more

Top things to do this weekend Eddie Izzard, A Night at the Museum, birding and nature festival, Sesame Street Live and more

Catch a comedian reflect on his life, spend a wild night at the museum and go birding this weekend.
Published: 10/10/18
Updated: 10/12/18
Listen to our new culture podcast 'Life of the Party'

Listen to our new culture podcast 'Life of the Party'

Need just enough pop culture to be able to get by at a cocktail party? Check out our podcast, "Life of the Party."
Published: 10/09/18
Updated: 10/11/18
Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda, back on the road solo, reflects on grief, healing and Chester Bennington

Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda, back on the road solo, reflects on grief, healing and Chester Bennington

A year after the suicide of bandmate Chester Bennington, Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda talks about grief, healing and the future of the band before his first solo show in Tampa.
Published: 10/11/18
Weekend music picks: Kid Rock, Romeo Santos, Latin and country festivals

Weekend music picks: Kid Rock, Romeo Santos, Latin and country festivals

Across Tampa Bay, it's a big week for rock (Kid Rock, the Struts), country (Brantley Gilbert, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Scotty McCreery), Latin music (Romeo Santos, Gente de Zona) and more.
Published: 10/10/18
A 2-year-old shredded $1,060 of his family's cash. His mom cried - until she laughed.

A 2-year-old shredded $1,060 of his family's cash. His mom cried - until she laughed.

There are the toddlers who throw tantrums in the grocery store and flush watches down the toilet. There are others who color with permanent marker all over the wall or decide a sibling, or a pet, needs a haircut.Then, there are the 2-year-olds who kn...
Published: 10/05/18
Tell us, whatís the creepiest thing in Tampa Bay?

Tell us, whatís the creepiest thing in Tampa Bay?

What is the creepiest thing in Tampa Bay?It could be a place, too, or maybe a person (but letís try to be nice).Maybe itís that old, empty house in your neighborhood. Didnít you used to bicycle past it just a little faster, like a kid in some kind of...
Published: 10/05/18
A happy man in a dark place: Giving it all for Florida’s little-known Peace-Dames caves

A happy man in a dark place: Giving it all for Florida’s little-known Peace-Dames caves

LECANTO Twenty feet underground, Bryan Booth switched off his head lamp. Darkness surged in, tarry and impenetrable, darker than anything that can be found up on the surface. And still, you could almost see Booth’s smile. "Isn’t this p...
Published: 10/04/18
Amy Scherzer's Diary: Weekly Wrap-Up of the Tampa Social Scene

Amy Scherzer's Diary: Weekly Wrap-Up of the Tampa Social Scene

FARA Energy BallThe journey continues to arrive at a cure for the degenerative neuro-muscular disease Friedreich’s ataxia. You can't ask for more devoted guides than Paul and Suzanne Avery who celebrated their 34th wedding anniversary Saturday...
Published: 10/01/18
Updated: 10/04/18
Poll: Young Americans say online bullying a serious problem

Poll: Young Americans say online bullying a serious problem

WETHERSFIELD, Conn. — Teens and young adults say cyberbullying is a serious problem for people their age, but most don't think they'll be the ones targeted for digital abuse.That's according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center ...
Published: 10/04/18
Why are there so many Tangerine Dream CDs at the St. Petersburg library?

Why are there so many Tangerine Dream CDs at the St. Petersburg library?

ST. PETERSBURG ó The mystery begins on the top shelf of a section labeled MISC, between JAZZ and LATIN and RAP AND REGGAE.This is where the St. Petersburg Main Library keeps its Tangerine Dream. Thirteen CDs by the groupís founder, Edgar Froese, and ...
Published: 10/04/18