1. Holiday helpers assist children as they go tobogganing down a hill of snow.
  2. Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy leads his team onto the ice for warmups before Thursday's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Amalie Arena.
  3. Crowds gather on Central Avenue in downtown St. Petersburg at a 2022 First Friday block party. The monthly block party has been going on for more than 20 years on Central Avenue, but organizers are in search of sponsors to continue.
  4. Mateo Smith, better know as Trash Wolf, picks up litter along 54th Avenue in Lealman on Nov. 15. He figures he has collected over 5,000 pounds of litter.
  5. The exterior of the Leiman House in Tampa.
  6. A publicity image for the "A Drag Queen Christmas" show.
  7. At Clearwater's Blackwell Auctions on Dec. 9, 2023, this photo will be offered for sale. It was taken by Dick Zimmerman, and is an original Polaroid test photo of Michael Jackson taken less than a minute before the photographer shot the version of the pose that producer Quincy Jones recommended for the legendary ‘Thriller’ LP’s cover.
  8. WWE Hall of Famer Tammy Sytch is escorted to the defense table by Volusia Couty Sheriff's Office bailiffs for her sentencing, Monday at the S. James Foxman Justice Center in Daytona Beach for a DUI crash that killed a Florida man in 2022.
  9. An aerial drone view of the former dog racing track and score board at Derby Lane, 10490 Gandy Blvd. N. Almost three years after greyhound racing ended, the track is now filled in with grass and is remarkably well tended to.
  10. Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats perform at 97X Next Big Thing in 2018 at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa. This year, the station has moved the show to The Sound in Clearwater's Coachman Park.
  11. Robyn Spotts, in background on left, her daughter Rowan, 6, and friends, Molly Glassman and her son, Isaac Glassman, 5, are all pictured after a few laps on the ice rink at the Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2023 in Tampa. The families first visited the Glazer Children’s Museum before hitting the ice rink. “We didn’t last long there and we are not lasting long here,” Robyn Spotts said regarding their limited success on ice skates.
  12. Merk the Moment poets Kelley Johnson, top, and Jessica Merker, type poems for people during the Shopapalooza Festival at Vinoy Park on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2023, in St. Petersburg.
  13. Shoppers browse for items at vendor booths at Shopapalooza in St. Petersburg's Vinoy Park Saturday, Nov. 25, 2023.
  14. Doja Cat brought her Scarlet Tour to Amalie Arena on Friday, her first local concert since early 2020.
  15. People line the Riverwalk to watch hundreds of illuminated boats make their way down the Hillsborough River last year. Here's a list of this year's holiday boat parades in the Tampa Bay area.
  16. Taylor Swift performs “The Man” during the first of her three sold-out Tampa shows on the Eras tour, at Raymond James Stadium, Thursday, April 13, 2023 in Tampa.
  17. Travelers wait in a security line at Denver International Airport on Tuesday. Transportation Security Administration officials expect to screen a record 2.9 million travelers on Sunday, the busiest day of the long Thanksgiving weekend.
  18. In this Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, photo Tinkerbelle the Dog models a Martha Stewart Pets scarf sweater and a Santa hat during the PetSmart holiday collection preview in New York.
  19. Target is joining Walmart, Best Buy and Walgreens in closing its stores on Thanksgiving Day, ending a long tradition of jump starting Black Friday sales.
  20. Tinkerbelle the Dog models a Martha Stewart Pets scarf sweater and a Santa hat during the PetSmart holiday collection preview in New York in 2016. Studies show more than half of dog owners and nearly 40 percent of cat owners buy their pets gifts for Christmas or Hanukkah, according to the American Pet Products Association, an industry trade group.
  21. The Chick-fil-A at 6299 W. Waters Ave. in Tampa has gone over the top on its Christmas decorations for nearly 30 years. Some of the features include concerts, visits with Santa and a snowblowing machine.
  22. A basket of gator bites is displayed at The Blue Gator in Hernando.
  23. Gary Mills, along with his great-grandson Sylar Geiger, takes a moment inside the taxidermy shop that Mills runs on Aug. 21 in Hernando.
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