Tickets for Paul McCartney's concert April 12 at Tampa Stadium go on sale at 9 a.m. Saturday through Ticketmaster. Reserved-seat tickets are $30, plus a $3 service charge. There will be a limit of four tickets per purchase. The Tampa show is scheduled to start at 8 p.m. It will not have an opening act. Tickets will be available via Ticketmaster outlets and phone-order lines. In Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties, call 287-8844. Phone lines might be jammed because tickets for the former Beatle's concert at Joe Robbie Stadium in Miami go on sale at the same time. Ticketmaster lines in other parts of the state are (904) 353-3309, (407) 839-3900, and (305) 358-5885.Rain is likely; temperatures may get cooler
The National Weather Service predicts up to a 50 percent chance of rain today and Friday and cooler temperatures this weekend. Highs today and Friday should be in the low 80s. But a Canadian cold front is expected to hit the area Friday afternoon, dropping low temperatures Saturday and Sunday into the 50s. Daytime highs this weekend are expected to be in the mid-60s.
Bay Plaza head says comment taken wrong
Bay Plaza Cos. president Neil Elsey took some anguished phone calls Wednesday over a comment he made about Good Morning America and its broadcast from St. Petersburg. "It wasn't pretty, but it was St. Petersburg," as he was quoted in Wednesday's Times, turned out to be open to more than one interpretation. What Elsey said he meant was that overcast weather wasn't pretty, and some of the program's segments didn't play up the most attractive aspects of the town. Elsey said he spent a lot of time explaining to people that he was glad the city got national television coverage and that he thinks St. Petersburg is pretty.