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  1. Una vista aérea del University Mall en la década de 1990, cuando el estacionamiento estaba lleno durante la temporada de compras navideñas. [Times (1997)]
  2. Photo by Joan Marcus
Joe Barbara (Sonny, left) and Joey Barreiro (Calogero, center), with the touring company of A Bronx Tale
  3. A kitchen remodeling can be a transformative experience, preferably enjoyed just once. [Joe Henderson]
  4. Pro wrestler Titus O'Neill says on Twitter that he will work with partners including Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan and Hillsborough Sheriff Chad Chronister to distribute shoes to those in need. O'Neill is asking people to donate rather than destroy Nike products if they're upset at the manufacturer's partnership with Colin Kaepernick. [Twitter]
  5. Aug. 31, 2018• Florida Politics
    Courtesy of Luis Gonzalez Luis Gonzalez met John McCain in 1999 while in his first year playing for the Diamondbacks. They were friends to the end.
  6. BRONTE WITTPENN   |   Times Yellow air-conditioning ducts can be seen connected to windows at H.B. Plant High School in south Tampa on Monday, August 20, 2018. The school installed the ducts when the gym's air conditioning quit working, making the temperature rise to 90 degrees.
  7. Before would-be high school athletes can take to the field, to the gym or to the weight room, they and their families have a mountain of paperwork to deal with.  [OCTAVIO JONES   |   Times]
  8. Jeff Eakins addressed the School Board on Tuesday about what he called "slanted" news coverage of the district's water testing. [OCTAVIO JONES   |   Times]
  9. At a back-to-school news conference, Superintendent Jeff Eakins described efforts to make air conditioning repairs across the Hillsborough School District. [BRONTE WITTPENN   |   Staff]
  10. Markeis McGlockton stands before Michael Drejka after pushing him to the ground in an argument over a handicapped parking spot July 19 in Clearwater. Drejka is invoking a stand-your-ground defense in McGlockton's fatal shooting. [Pinellas County Sheriff's Office]
  11. Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister, shown here at a news conference in May, has loosened the requirements for deputy job applicants. [JAMES BORCHUCK   |   Times staff]
  12. Marion Hammer, the Florida lobbyist for the National Rifle Association, has a lot of clout with Florida lawmakers.
  13. The more than decade-long stadium drama that surrounds the Tampa Bay Rays will enter a new phase on July f10, 2018, when Rays principal owner Stu Sternberg unveils the design of the ballpark the team wants built in Ybor City. Estimates for a new ballpark have ranged from $600 million to upward of $800 million. Local leaders have said that paying for that by raising sales or property taxes is not an option.  [Rendering courtesy of Populous Architects]
  14. Traffic heads west on Interstate 4 toward Interstate 75 as Hurricane Matthew approaches in October 2016. It's times like evacuations when the Tampa area is reminded that it needs a better transportation system. [CHRIS URSO   |   Times ]
  15. Old friends Jerry Noland, left, Tiras Odisho Anwaya and Mary Garrison reunited recently in Brandon. Anwaya, a teacher in Brandon 45 years who later worked with the Iraqi Olympics team, was feared dead by his local friends but connected with them again through a newspaper column by Joe Henderson. [Courtesy of Jerry Noland]
  16. In its headquarters on North Howard Drive, the Hillsborough Education Foundation has set up a school supply store for teachers at low-income schools. [JAMES BORCHUCK  |  Times]
  17. Joe Zalupski, shown here with his wife of 66 years, Vilma, helped bring professional sports to Tampa. Zalupski died Monday, just a few weeks after Vilma passed away. [Times files]
  18. When he questioned whether the Rays should stay, Evan Longoria, now a San Francisco Giant, wasn't the first person to suggest a city isn't worthy of its baseball team. The same thing once was said about San Francisco, in fact, when a move was afoot to bring the Giants to Tampa Bay. [David Zalubowski, AP]
  19. Traffic is seen along the westbound side of Interstate 4 in the Champions Gate area Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016.
  20. Hillsborough County schools Superintendent Jeff Eakins may pitch a tax increase referendum to take care of  vital needs like teacher pay and decaying buildings. [MONICA HERNDON   |   Times]
  21. Hillsborough schools have jobbed out their substitute teacher system to private Kelly Educational Staffing. [SKIP O'ROURKE  |   Times]
  22. The first architectural plans have been released for the 52-story Riverwalk Place in downtown Tampa. [Gensler and Associates]