Life & Culture

  1. Sara Paretsky's new novel, "Overboard," is her 22nd about Chicago detective V.I. Warshawski.
  2. Diana Abu-Jaber's latest novel is "Fencing With the King."
  3. Eleanor Walker, 4, left, and Edie Walker, 5, visit with Hope at her home in July 2020 inside the Kate Tidemann & Ellen Cotton Main Pool and Window of Wonder at the Ruth and J.O. Stone Dolphin Complex. The Clearwater Marine Aquarium opened an $80 million expansion thanks to fundraising and attendance that surged in the last 10 years because of Winter the dolphin. Winter died in November.
  4. Greg Sgrignoli, 63, catches a small crevalle jack from the north Skyway Fishing Pier. The Pennsylvania man visits often to fish from the pier.
  5. These two century-old buildings - 514 N. Tampa St. and 520 N. Tampa St. - might be saved from demolition.
  6. Taylor Swift speaks during a graduation ceremony for New York University at Yankee Stadium in New York on Wednesday.
  7. Russian punk band Pussy Riot, shown here in 2012 after the band first came to the attention of Russian authorities when they performed a scandalous protest song in Moscow’s Christ the Saviour Cathedral in 2012. Lead musician Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, in the blue mask, is the only member of the collective confirmed for the June 24 concert for St. Pete Pride.
  8. Times Investigative Editor Rebecca Woolington prepares to throw the ceremonial first pitch before the Tampa Bay Rays game against the Detroit Tigers Wednesday, May 18, 2022 in St. Petersburg.
  9. The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus will be reimagined.
  10. Sunda New Asian offers spins on South Asian, Japanese and Chinese fare, like this dish of crispy rice with spicy tuna. The restaurant will open at Midtown Tampa in late 2022.
  11. Paul McCartney performs during his "Got Back" tour Friday, May 13, 2022, at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif. His tour comes to Florida for two dates, including a Saturday night show in Orlando on May 28. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/ Invision/AP)
  12. The  Samuel I. Davis Cigar Factory at 900 N Howard Ave. in Tampa is for sale.
  13. In praise of chaotic, happy community pool scenes, like this one at Northwest Pool in St. Petersburg.
  14. Chester and Reina are two of many animals hoping to find loving homes.
  15. Jobsite Theater's production of "The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui" on through June 5, 2022 in Tampa. Jobsite announced its 2022-23 season.
  16. The St. Pete Pier at night.
  17. Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, left, plays defense attorney Mickey Haller, and Jazz Raycole plays his driver, Izzy, in "The Lincoln Lawyer."
  18. Carrie Underwood performs at the 50th annual CMA Awards In Nashville in 2016. She will play Tampa's Amalie Arena on Feb. 4, 2023.
  19. A surf and turf burger is served at The Helm, a new seafood market and restaurant in St. Pete Beach.
  20. Tourists are seen along the beach at the Iberostar Selection Varadero hotel in Varadero, Cuba, on Sept. 29, 2021. The Biden administration announced Monday that it will expand flights to Cuba and lift Donald Trump-era restrictions on remittances that immigrants can send to people on the island.
  21. The new Michelin Guide Florida will be revealed on June 9 during a live ceremony. Rooster and the Till in Seminole Heights, shown above, is one of the Tampa restaurants that could be recognized by the elite guide.
  22. Sting will perform Saturday at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa.
  23. Creative Clay's last Spring for the Arts fundraiser was in 2019. It returns in St. Petersburg on May 20, 2022.
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