TAMPA — Bill Carson picks out a 1914 Gasparilla postcard. He leafs through a 1954 National Geographic article that reports on the Gasparilla invasion. He has files and files of invitations, programs and photos of yore, but it's the club's central piece of hardware that most intrigues the historian of Ye …
TAMPA — Bill Minahan's influence did not end when his life did.
When revelers at the 100th Gasparilla Pirate Fest enjoy Captain Morgan Spiced Rum — and mock the pirate whose foot is propped on a barrel — they can thank Sarasota-based artist Don Maitz.
Access to excess. The multifaceted Quintessence granted just that with look-sees at luxury transportation, fashion, cuisine and entertainment. Guests climbed aboard boats, planes, cars and RVs parked at Davis Islands' Peter O. Knight Airport. Bars surrounded swanky lounge seating and …
They're still talking about the chicken.
"It was perfect," said Theresa Bloise, a food blogger at She Bites, who was one of about 20 people at a private dinner last weekend catered by the soon-to-debut Ybor City restaurant Clementine Café.
YBOR CITY — Dr. John Rinde turned 7 in the Lvov ghetto, confined there with all the other Jews from his town of Przemysl, Poland.
Recently, after undergoing extensive medical testing, my doctor diagnosed me with celiac disease and autoimmune malabsorption.
Snook search. Snook that should normally be deep in the creeks this time of year are not. On the warmest days the fish will venture to the mouths of the creeks they call home in search of some warming rays. Problem is these guys are super spooky in the clear water. Long casts are a must unless you are stalking …
She looked in the mirror and tears began to roll.
It's not surprising to learn 13-year-old rising DJ Jake Dela Cruz will spin tunes at the Stowers Elementary Daddy-Daughter dance Jan. 23.
Now in its 15th year, the Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival has featured everything from fashion shows and a gala, to a 5K health walk and leadership luncheons.
Glimpse — or gawk — at luxury yachts, exotic automobiles and elite jets, then dine, drink and dance at Quintessence, a first-time benefit created by Laura Fage Signature Events & Design for three charities: Big Brothers Big Sisters; Julie Weintraub's Hands Across the Bay; and the Ryan Nece Foundation.
NORTH TAMPA — When Rob Elder laid out the plans for his new state-of-the-art Ford dealership on N Florida Avenue, he had one very important request: a separate restroom and changing facility in the service center for female automotive technicians.
Alone in the cockpit for the first time, Plant High School sophomore Wyatt McDowell did not exactly luxuriate in the joy of flying. He was too preoccupied with landing.
Auburn fans left the Outback Bowl bummed by the 31-34 overtime loss to Wisconsin, but buoyed by a weekend of beachcombing, bowling, Busch Gardens thrills and much more.