1. Steve Barber, a Kolter Urban development executive, places his hands in a large crack on a wall inside 520 N Tampa St. in Tampa.
  2. Anarkitty performs on Saturday, June 25, 2022 in St. Petersburg.
  3. Chili and Emmy are two of many animals looking for "fur"ever homes.
  4. There are plenty of opportunities to catch Fourth of July fireworks in the Tampa Bay area.
  5. A camera captures the last glimpse of the James Webb Space Telescope as it heads to its final destination 1 million miles from Earth. Tampa Bay libraries and museums such as MOSI and Great Explorations will have special events this summer to glimpse Webb's first pictures from outer space.
  6. Monday, July 11, is Free Slurpee Day as 7-Eleven. Get yours through the 7-Eleven app starting Friday. (Getty Images)
  7. St. Petersburg-based actor, writer and director Erica Sutherlin is directing "Dutchman" at American Stage. She is the first Black woman to direct a show at the theater company.
  8. Tery Sanchez had worked in local government since shortly after she moved to the U.S. from Cuba in the 1960s. "It was not only that she was a dedicated worker," said Tampa City Council member Charlie Miranda. "She just had a spirit of public service and just a big and warm heart."
  9. A cormorant hunts for fish in the water at Rainbow River in Dunnellon.
  10. From left: Paul McCartney Dave Grohl and Bruce Springsteen perform at the Glastonbury Festival in Worthy Farm, Somerset, England on Saturday.
  11. Flags during the St. Pete Pride Parade on Saturday, June 25, 2022 in St. Petersburg.
  12. Nadya Tolokonnikova of Pussy Riot performs during St. Pete Pride's concert on Friday.
  13. Planes sit on the tarmac at the Des Moines International Airport, Monday, June 13, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa. With an eye on the upcoming July Fourth weekend, airlines are stepping up their criticism of federal officials over recent widespread flight delays and cancellations.
  14. In this Jan. 9, 2019, photo, guests watch a show near a statue of Walt Disney and Micky Mouse in front of the Cinderella Castle at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista. The Walt Disney Co. said Friday that in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, employees who may need to travel to receive an abortion will receive a "travel benefit" designed to reimburse some or all of their expenses.
  15. Jody is a 33 year old black rhinoceros who has been a longtime fixture at Busch Gardens in Tampa. There are just over 5,000 black rhinoceroses left in the world. They are classified as a critically endangered species, which means they’re at “extremely high risk” of going extinct. In this photo she is being fed a papaya, one of her favorite fruits.
  16. A quarter-mile-long rainbow flag is being rolled up at the end of the 2011 Pride in Paradise parade, with hundreds of people carrying the flag down the street.
  17. Amazon’s Alexa might soon replicate the voice of family members - even if they’re dead. The capability, unveiled at Amazon’s Re:Mars conference in Las Vegas Wednesday, June 22, 2022, is in development.
  18. From left, Charlie Parker, Nancy Parker, Gabriella Schmid and Bo Countryman pose outside of Charlie Parker Pottery. Countryman and Schmid are taking over the studio effective July 1, 2022.
  19. People attend the PRIDE OUTside Festival held in St. Petersburg's Vinoy Park in 2021. The St. Petersburg Police Department is gearing up for an “all hands on deck” effort to provide security during this weekend’s Pride festivities, Chief Anthony Holloway said Thursday.
  20. For this couple, separate bedrooms works quite well.
  21. Eliot Schrefer's latest book is "Queer Ducks (And Other Animals).

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