Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Florida News

Democrat-controlled Hillsborough commission sets sights on transportation and stopping sprawl

Democrat-controlled Hillsborough commission sets sights on transportation and stopping sprawl

Democrats take a 4-3 majority as a new Hillsborough County Commission board is seated.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Bar review: Turnabout time, Tampa: St. Pete exports hip to the Heights

Bar review: Turnabout time, Tampa: St. Pete exports hip to the Heights

By Justin GrantTimes CorrespondentYou know downtown St. Petersburg is cool when Seminole Heights brings a couple of the city’s well-loved institutions across the bridge. Best of all, they’re bundled together into a single lot, bringing ...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Local craft beer of the week: Matte Black, Brew Hub

Local craft beer of the week: Matte Black, Brew Hub

By Justin Granttbt* correspondentThough it originally launched as a brewery allowing off-site brewers to outsource production, Lakeland’s Brew Hub has been on a tear with its house-brand releases, from the award-winning Rome City IPA and the o...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Romaine lettuce is not safe to eat, CDC warns US consumers

Romaine lettuce is not safe to eat, CDC warns US consumers

Romaine lettuce is unsafe to eat in any form, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday in a broad alert in response to a new outbreak of illnesses caused by a particularly dangerous
Updated: 11 hours ago
Tampa Bay ranks No. 9 for package theft around holidays

Tampa Bay ranks No. 9 for package theft around holidays

So-called "porch pirates" steal packages from 26 million Americans during the holidays, a new ranking said.
Updated: 11 hours ago
What’s on stage this week: Florida Orchestra happy hour concerts now free, Benji Brown, Radio Theatre Project

What’s on stage this week: Florida Orchestra happy hour concerts now free, Benji Brown, Radio Theatre Project

The casual Wednesday concerts return for a third year. Comic Benji Brown brings his humor to the Straz.
Updated: 11 hours ago
5 things to do under $5 Nov. 22-28

5 things to do under $5 Nov. 22-28

A women-only day at the Skatepark of Tampa and Snow Bash for Florida kids are on this week’s list.
Updated: 11 hours ago
What’s happening in sports: Turkey trots, turkey day traditions, Bucs and Lightning

What’s happening in sports: Turkey trots, turkey day traditions, Bucs and Lightning

RACES: GOING AFOWLHappy anniversary, Tampa Bay Times Turkey Trot. Start off your Thanksgiving with a buffet of races in this, the 40th year of the Times Turkey Trot. The menu includes the 1-mile Gobbler, the Abe’s Drumstick 4K, Wingding 5K and...
Updated: 11 hours ago
New restaurants: Amigos Tortilla Bar is open now, Jewish deli coming to Tampa

New restaurants: Amigos Tortilla Bar is open now, Jewish deli coming to Tampa

Amigos Tortilla Bar opens in St. Pete while Tampa awaits the opening of Cass Street Delicatessen downtown this winter.
Updated: 11 hours ago
Elton John’s farewell tour leads this week’s top Tampa Bay concerts

Elton John’s farewell tour leads this week’s top Tampa Bay concerts

The piano legend says goodbye to the Yellow Brick Road with a show at Amalie Arena. Other big concerts this week: KC and the Sunshine Band, Ghost, Minus the Bear and nothing, nowhere.
Updated: 11 hours ago