Life & Culture

  1. Jason Byrd, left, helps University of South Florida assistant professor Erin Kimmerle and assistant professor Christian Wells remove remains from the cemetery at the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys in Marianna in 2013. Kimmerle's team found more than 50 graves, many of them unmarked. All but two of those buried there were children. [Times, 2013]
  2. Blanca Landeros, 52, of Tampa looks at names and listens to descriptions of paintings in Yamandú Canosa's exhibition, "The Visit," at The Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg. It was Landeros' first time in a museum.
  3. Historian Gary Mormino's new book is “Dreams in the New Century: Instant Cities, Shattered Hopes, and Florida’s Turning Point.”
  4. Defendant Eric Holder and his attorney Aaron Jansen, right, listen during opening statements in Holder's murder trial. Holder has been found guilty in the murder of Nipsey Hussle.
  5. Children visit with Hope at her home at the Ruth and J.O. Stone Dolphin Complex at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. This facility has opened an immersive exhibit called Dolphintopia that explores the science of dolphins and also their connection to humans throughout history.
  6. Jack Sweeney displays @elonjet on his phone on June 23, 2022 in Clermont, Fla.
  7. Ayr’Reka’s Angels help students go back to school in style by offering free hair cuts and braids.
  8. It's a quest. It's a quest for fun.
  9. Rein Verbeek, 55, of Dover, has been a beekeeper since 2014.
  10. Maggie and Yonny are two of many animals looking for "fur"ever homes.
  11. Paul Bettany, who plays Vision in the Marvel series of films, will make an appearance at Tampa Bay Comic Convention July 29-31.
  12. Stars from "RuPaul's Drag Race" season 14 make an appearance at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Sunday. (VH1)
  13. Tampa's Bloomin' Brands, the parent of Outback Steakhouse, minted a number of non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, around its Bloomin' Onion. The company minted the NFTs on June 23, and they were gone within 20 minutes.
  14. Sean Ferraro, right, sells a pizza to boaters near Three Rooker Island off the north Pinellas County coast on Saturday, June 25, 2022. Ferraro, the owner of Madison Avenue Pizza in Dunedin, doesn't take orders before launching his Pizza Skiff on weekends, instead approaching boaters when he's on the water.
  15. Former USF basketball star Tony Grier (standing) directed and produced a documentary about musician Bobby Brooks Wilson (sitting). The documentary is called "The Last Teardrop."
  16. John Harris, who is an auctioneer, shows boxing memorabilia once owned by late founder of the Florida Boxing Hall of Fame Butch Flansburg at Alessi Ringside Gym and Fitness in Tampa.
  17. Sam Allen, whose family has been in the shuffleboard business since 1941, at Allen R. Shuffleboard Co. Inc. in Seminole in 2013.
  18. Prep makes Death by Chocolate an easy treat.
  19. Muralist Jimmy Breen is seen in this undated handout photo. Breen died unexpectedly on June 20. He was 37.
  20. A cheeseburger at California chain Fatburger, which is coming to the Tampa area.
  21. Nina Johnson, of St. Petersburg, left, talks paddle boards and paddles with Melissa Damel, of Largo, right, on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, on the sales floor at Bill Jackson's Shop for Adventure in Pinellas Park.
  22. Ardene opened at the Westfield Brandon mall in 2022.
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