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Gasp! It's pricey fun

Pirates of the Ye Mystic Krewe arrived at the Tampa Convention Center on the Jose Gaspar during the Gasparilla invasion in downtown Tampa on Saturday January 31st, 2015. The parade began at 2pm at Bay to Bay Blvd. and Bayshore Blvd. This year marked the 100th Gasparilla celebration. 

MONICA HERNDON | TIMES

Pirates of the Ye Mystic Krewe arrived at the Tampa Convention Center on the Jose Gaspar during the Gasparilla invasion in downtown Tampa on Saturday January 31st, 2015. The parade began at 2pm at Bay to Bay Blvd. and Bayshore Blvd. This year marked the 100th Gasparilla celebration. MONICA HERNDON | TIMES

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Correction

Gators Café & Saloon in Treasure Island is staying put. A story in Wednesday's Taste section was incorrect on its status.

Gasp! It's pricey fun 01/27/16 [Last modified: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 10:11pm]
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