1. Models walks the runway during Tampa Bay Fashion Week wearing Lady Natasha Fines line of clothing for women with disabilities, “Lady Fines” on Friday, Sept. 29, 2023 in Tampa.
  2. Since opening the first location in Clearwater 40 years ago, Hooters has enjoyed a wild ride.
  3. The FrankCrum human resources headquarters in Clearwater is located at 100 South Missouri Ave. and has remains from a cemetery on its property.
  4. Dunedin Mix, a new food hall concept with a carousel bar, is expected to open in December 2023.
  5. Busch Gardens announced a new ride is coming next spring called “Phoenix Rising” that will take riders on a soaring journey above the park’s Serengeti Plain.
  6. Tampa was home to more than 200 cigar factories in the 1920s, churning out millions of cigars and shipping them worldwide. J.C. Newman Cigar Company is the sole survivor today at its Ybor City factory at 2701 N 16th St.
(Times 2019)
  7. This is the face of a stone-cold killer, according to "No Wake Zone," a movie set to be filmed in Tampa Bay in January and February.
  8. Tom Arnold attends the premiere of "Underdeveloped" on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2023, in Los Angeles.
  9. Ashanti arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023, at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.
  10. Ms. Lauryn Hill and the Fugees are coming to Tampa's Amalie Arena on Dec. 8, 2023.
  11. Ken Jeong performs Sunday at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tampa.
  12. A manatee is pictured swimming in Kings Bay, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022 in Crystal River.
  13. Luggage Service Inc. owner Robert “Bob” King, right, poses with son Eric at the Tampa store. The family-run business has been around more than a century.
  14. Lauren Nickerson uses sugar pearls to finish her cake during Baked in the Burg's cake-decorating class on Thursday, July 20, 2023, at Toast the Hostess in St. Petersburg.
  15. Martin Baron will discuss his book "Collision of Power: Trump, Bezos, and The Washington Post" at the Times Festival of Reading.
  16. Avi Brosh is owner of Palisociety, a California-based company that is opening the Palihouse hotel in Tampa's Hyde Park Village.
  17. Very high ceilings like these in Leah Chorniak's great room can pose a decorating challenge.
  18. The Classic Pizza, made with Bianco tomatoes and mozzarella, is removed after baking at 680 degrees in an oven at The Violet Stone, 2134 9th Ave. N., in St. Petersburg.
  19. Grounds maintenance workers spray-paint a Major League Baseball logo onto the turf at Tropicana Field on Friday in St. Petersburg.
  20. From left, Las Vegas police Lt. Jason Johansson, Sheriff Kevin McMahill and Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson attends a news conference on an indictment in the 1996 murder of rapper Tupac Shakur, Friday in Las Vegas.
  21. Peaches the flamingo walks along the shallow waters on the northern tip of the east beach at Fort De Soto Park on Tuesday in Pinellas County. Peaches, who has been solo, probably came from the Yucatán peninsula or Cuba, gliding on the winds of Hurricane Idalia. Peaches was rescued, tagged and released. Her tag number is US02, only the second flamingo to be tagged in the U.S.
  22. Crowds fill Main Street USA in front of Cinderella Castle at the Magic Kingdom on the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World, in Lake Buena Vista on Oct. 1, 2021. Facing backlash, Walt Disney World’s governing district will pay a stipend to employees whose free passes and discounts to the theme park resort were eliminated under a policy made by a new district administrator and board members who are allies of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.
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