Consider Hooters, if you will: A worldwide brand so resistant to change over its 32-year run, the Clearwater-born chain spent a long time debating, then cautiously altering, a certain aspect of its iconic servers' vavoomish outfits. No, they didn't swap out those snug white tops, the traffic-cone orange shorts or even …
ST. PETERSBURG — Baseball may be our cozy national pastime, but the future is now at Tropicana Field.
PALM HARBOR — The longtime principal of Curlew Creek Elementary School has resigned suddenly, and there is no public explanation as to why.
In hopes that the Great White North will warm up to the Sunshine State even more, Florida has embarked on a new promotional campaign in Canada — already the state's largest export partner — touting the deliciousness of our fruit.
ST. PETERSBURG — The Tampa Bay Rays may not be banking on an influx of residents and activity in the westward expansion of downtown, but a developer and grocer see it and are getting ready.
TAMPA — Walmart is at the center of controversy and speculation after five of its stores suddenly closed last week, including one in Brandon.
1 Tampa Bay International Dragon Boat Races: With Asia Fest Tampa Bay in nearby Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park, paddlers from across the country will compete in this 2,000-year-old sport Saturday. It's free for spectators to watch, and races start at 8 a.m. Saturday at 700 S Florida Ave., Tampa.
The Albertsons grocery store in Clearwater will close at the end of May, leaving 86 people out of a job and many more looking for a new place to shop.
Lindsay Phillips applied for a patent on her shoes, which feature interchangeable straps and adornments, before graduating high school in Tampa. She had created a ceramic sandal during a high school art class and the idea took off from there. • At age 25, her creations were in more than a thousand stores. At 28, …
OVIEDO — In this city outside Orlando, shoppers can grab a coffee while getting a bike repaired. Java lovers can browse modern furniture for sale. And happy-hour customers at a brewery are free to take in and even buy local art or partake in a painting class.