TARPON SPRINGS — More than 30 years ago, an arsonist broke into Zorba's nightclub on a Monday night, poured kerosene throughout the property, and ignited one of Tarpon Springs' gems of Greek nostalgia.
Ruth Eckerd Hall's smallest theater used to have big problems. Its door was next to the stage, letting light in and breaking the mood anytime someone had to leave. Its box office was hard to find. Its chairs squeaked.
CLEARWATER — After six long years of orange barrels, concrete barriers, periodic road closings and lane shifts, frustrated commuters on U.S. 19 are getting a bit of relief.
SAFETY HARBOR — If this year's singer-songwriter festival is anything like last year's, just about anything can happen: Spontaneous after-parties. Popup miniconcerts. Lasting friendships.
VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR: Virginia Papadopoulos of Safety Harbor has been named General Federation of Women's Clubs 2014 Volunteer of the Year for District 14 in Florida. Under Papadopoulos' leadership as president of North Pinellas Woman's Club in 2014, NPWC continued its leading role in funding and supporting …
The Gathering of Women Inc, a not for profit organization, is having its annual prom dress drive for high school seniors. They are currently soliciting slightly used dresses, shawls, and jewelry to accessorize with dresses and shoes. The prom dress drive will be held at the Skyway Mall, 4301 34th St. S, St. …
Man tries to steal impounded bike, police say
Why are the traffic light sequences and timing so erratic on Belcher Road? I (recently) was driving west on Tampa Road approaching Belcher. The light was red and cars were backed up about a quarter mile. After two more minutes the light changed to green. A total of three cars went through the intersection before the …
This what happens when well-intentioned good faith collides headlong into St. Petersburg's Snell Isle/Old Northeast rump government.
Samantha is a 4-year-old gray and white cat with gold-green eyes. She has been at Friends of Strays since she was a kitten, probably because she appears to be very shy. But sit down on the floor near her and she's in your lap and purring. Meet Samantha at Friends of Strays, 2911 47th Ave. N in St Petersburg. For …
Ewin, Maria and Tracy, St. Petersburg, a boy, 8 pounds 4 ounces, Feb. 26, 2015, 4:58 p.m., Bayfront Health St. Petersburg.
CLEARWATER — An appellate court on Tuesday threw out a lawsuit that sought to derail the results of a 2012 voter referendum that cleared the way for the Clearwater Marine Aquarium's potential move to downtown Clearwater. In that referendum, Clearwater got voter approval to negotiate with the aquarium for a 60-year …
CLEARWATER — Clearwater is a long way from Silicon Valley. It's not widely known for its high-tech startup companies.
CLEARWATER — Morton Plant Hospital's main building was constructed in 1966, and its age is showing.
Perhaps the biggest mystery surrounding the long-shuttered Secrets of the Sea Aquarium is why we need yet another fishy attraction in the Tampa Bay area.