Life & Culture

  1. People shop at International Plaza and Bay Street in Tampa in November.
  2. Ryan Gorman gets his own morning program, “The Ryan Gorman Show,” starting Jan. 4, 2022. It will air from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. on News Radio WFLA
  3. Travelers board an Allegiant plane at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport, Thursday, March 11, 2021 in Clearwater.
  4. Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) holds the Lombardi Trophy while celebrating the Buccaneers 31-9 win over the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl 55 on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021 in Tampa.
  5. Stephen Cease, 88, holds a model of the USS New Orleans in his St. Petersburg home. Cease was 8 years old when he witnessed the bombing of Pearl Harbor. His father was a supply officer aboard the USS New Orleans, which was one of the ships at Pearl Harbor at the time.
  6. Fifi Raymond, 36, is pictured with part of her large gun collection.
  7. Sparkman Wharf will be decorated with lights and look like a ski lodge for Snowed Inn this Thursday night.
  8. The St. Pete Winter Market happening Dec. 11 is new this year.
  9. Candace Padmore, left, and Sergio Jauregui look on as Crystal Ierardo tries on a costume at the Tampa Bay Comic Con.
  10. Jeff Mount poses for a portrait at Wright's Gourmet House in Tampa.
  11. Left: Howard Cheung, who runs the popular St. Pete Affirmations page on Instagram. Right: Some of Cheung's memes.
  12. Professional boxer Jake “The Problem Child” Paul poses for pictures following a press conference at Amalie Arena in Tampa, on Monday, Nov. 8, 2021.
  13. Cans of Big Storm Brewing's Wavemaker Amber Ale flow through a conveyor system at the company's Clearwater brewing facility in 2018. The company has announced it has purchased Bradenton's Darwin Brewing for an undisclosed sum.
  14. Trees are decorated with vintage ornaments for the annual Victorian Christmas Stroll at Tampa's Henry B. Plant Museum in 2020.
  15. For eight years, Bruce and Pat Harting have been setting up an elaborate, animated Christmas Village at 3 Daughters Brewing, owned by their son. These are some closeup scenes from the large warehouse display.
  16. The home of Donna and Felix Fudge in the Historic Old Northeast District area of St. Petersburg.
  17. Pat Donaldson started out as an Avon Lady going door-to-door and rose in the company, retiring s a supervisor of Avon Lady supervisor. (Photo by Philip Morgan)
  18. Baleigh Simpson, 19, holds a cat she is meeting for potential adoption.
  19. They city of St. Petersburg unveiled its first completed SunRunner bus station at First Avenue N and Fifth Street on Friday. with art commissioned from artist Catherine Woods. Electric buses will carry passengers on a designated direct route between downtown and the beaches. Service is set to begin in July or August of 2022.
  20. A mural is dedicated to Tom Petty on the 34th Street Graffiti Wall in Gainesville.
  21. Consumer watchdogs are warning of an uptick in holiday scams this season.
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