1. Joan and Kevin DiMaggio dressed as the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines on Central Avenue in St. Petersburg on Halloween in 2021.
  2. Twenty-one Chilean flamingos, left, sheltered in the ladies' bathroom off the main lobby of Sunken Gardens during Hurricane Ian. Staff members including Emily Mastoroudis, right, carried them carefully inside one at a time.
  3. Disaster Program Manager Bill Egerton explains features including storage containing PPE and food distribution materials within their emergency response vehicle at the American Red Cross in Norfolk, Va. on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. This vehicle will be deployed to Florida on Monday to assist with Hurricane Ian relief efforts.
  4. Officials look at the uprooted Wish Tree in the Dalí Museum's Avant-garden on Thursday in St. Petersburg. The tree was pushed over by strong winds from Hurricane Ian. Winds have uprooted the ficus tree several times since it was planted in 2011.
  5. Coolio performs during the "I Love The 90's" tour on Aug. 7 at RiverEdge Park in Aurora, Ill. The rapper, who was among hip-hop's biggest names of the 1990s with hits including “Gangsta's Paradise” and “Fantastic Voyage,” died Wednesday at age 59, his manager said.
  6. Wild Adventures Theme Park, shown here in Valdosta, Ga., is offering free admission to those displaced by Hurricane Ian this Saturday and Sunday.
  7. Because of Hurricane Ian, Disney issued an announcement that its four theme parks would be closed on Wednesday and Thursday and Disney Springs, its shopping and entertainment center, would also close,
  8. Kayla and Lennon are two of many animals hoping to find "fur"ever homes.
  9. The Florida Aquarium and its administrative offices will be closed effective at 3 p.m. Monday because of Hurricane Ian. Administrators have not decided when it will reopen.
  10. Phil Garrett takes a photo of his girlfriend, Julie Marie Fischer, beside the new sculpture, "Home," by artist Matthew Mazzotta. The 21-foot floor-to-ceiling sculpture of a flamingo has been a popular stop for guests boarding and arriving at Tampa International Airport.
  11. Yura Vine Brothers will open a new plant boutique in Water Street Tampa's Cora apartment building at 1011 E Cumberland Ave.
  12. BeReal on the App Store displayed on a phone screen.
  13. This wanted poster from the FBI shows  Jerold Dunning. The St. Petersburg man was supposed to stand trial on June 19, 1999, on a charge of lewd and lascivious behavior upon a child, but he didn’t show up in court. According to previous Tampa Bay Times reporting, neighbors said they saw him pack up a box truck the night of June 18 and drive away from his home.
  14. 'Highlander' actor Adrian Paul, left, will be bringing his traveling swordplay course, 'The Sword Experience', right, to Tampa on Saturday.
  15. Brothers Steven, Paul, and Vinny DeCosmo pose for a portrait during a soft opening at the new DeCosmo Italian Market on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022 in Pinellas Park.
  16. The Space Launch System rocket sits on the launch pad at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39B as spectators wait across the water at Rotary Riverfront Park in Titusville, hoping to see NASA's Artemis I mission launch.
  17. A gate secures the water side area of Port Tampa Bay's cruise ship Terminal 2 in May. Port commissioners on Tuesday voted to increase more than a dozen tariffs in the coming years, including on cruise ships and passengers.
  18. The addition of Terminal C gives Orlando International Airport the ability to handle an additional 12 million passengers at the terminal's 15 new gates.
  19. The Clearwater Offshore Nationals, pictured in 2009, returns to the Gulf of Mexico this weekend.
  20. From left to right, puppeteers, Ryan Sturm, Ashley Lord, Spencer Meyers and Julia Rifino, perform with their puppets during a rehearsal performance at the Jaeb Theater at The Straz on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022, in Tampa.

The adults-only musical features actors and puppets. It tells the story of a recent college grad named Princeton, who moves into a shabby New York apartment on Avenue Q.
  21. Joe Petty, 44, a Sumter County resident, sits inside his 2017 Ford F-350 during the Lifted Florida Truck Show on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022, in Plant City. The truck show is an opportunity for people to show off their vehicles to visitors, get inspiration from other drivers and to compete in car audio competitions.
  22. Oktoberfest 2019 at the German American Club of the Palm Beaches. This year's Oktoberfest festivities start cranking up this week in the Tampa Bay area.
  23. Sept. 19 has for more than 20 years been declared Talk Like a Pirate Day, making it easy on David Jones of Tampa, shown in January's Gasparilla Parade of Pirates as part of Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla.
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