1. A topiary of Mirabel from the Disney animated film “Encanto” will greet guests once again at the Epcot Flower & Garden Festival, running Feb. 28-May 27. The annual springtime event is filled with creative topiaries, gardens, food kiosks and free daily concerts.
  2. A cone of vanilla soft serve outside Twistee Treat on St. Pete Beach.
  3. Advice columnist Annie Lane
  4. Beachgoers enjoy alcoholic drinks near Caddy's on the Beach on Treasure Island in 2019. It's legal to drink on Treasure Island, but with a set of rules including no kegs and no glass bottles.
  5. Pam Rivera, of Oldsmar, waters her garden plot at the Common Ground Community Garden at Folly Farm Nature Preserve on Wednesday, Feb 21, 2024, in Safety Harbor.
  6. Advice columnist Annie Lane
  7. A double rainbow seen from Ybor City in Tampa on Monday, November 13, 2023.
  8. Sting, shown singing in Tampa in 2007 on the left, and Billy Joel, shown during a Madison Square Garden performance on the right, will co-headline a concert at Raymond James Stadium on Saturday, February 24, 2024.
  9. Billy Joel and Sting will perform for one night only in Tampa at Raymond James Stadium on Saturday.
  10. The exterior of Hillsborough High School in Tampa.
  11. Laura Chinn poses for a portrait to promote her film "Suncoast" during the Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 21 in Park City, Utah.
  12. Advice columnist Annie Lane
  13. An aerial drone view of the tents for Cirque du Soleil Bazzar in the parking lot of Tropicana Field on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024 in St. Petersburg. The show runs from February 22, 2024 - March 24, 2024.
  14. Peso Pluma, the 24-year-old Grammy-award winning regional Mexican singer, announced a Tampa stop for his 2024 Exodo Tour. Tickets go on sale this week via Citi Entertainment and Live Nation for the Amalie Arena concert this summer.
  15. Times reporter Gabrielle Calise, who is on guitar with the band Bitter Quitters and the Interludes, culminates Ladies Rock Camp performing at Bayboro Brewing in St. Petersburg on Feb. 11.
  16. Advice columnist Annie Lane
  17. A person snaps a photo of Historic Old Northeast’s popular Tabebuia tree, or pink trumpet tree, which is in full bloom, Monday in St. Petersburg.
  18. Char siu lechon, coconut-ginger braised greens and chicken adobo bao buns are served at Lucky Tigre in South Tampa. The restaurant is moving to a new address at 1713 N Albany Avenue soon.
  19. Cirque du Soleil BAZZAR comes to St. Petersburg.
  20. FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2011, file photo, President Barack Obama presents a 2010 Presidential Medal of Freedom to U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Lewis, who carried the struggle against racial discrimination from Southern battlegrounds of the 1960s to the halls of Congress, died Friday, July 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
  21. Advice columnist Annie Lane
  22. The Midway Sky Eye is seen in this time-lapse photograph during the first weekend of the Florida State Fair on Feb. 9. Gates will open at 3 p.m. Sunday instead of 11 a.m. because of the rainy weather.
  23. Advice columnist Annie Lane
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