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  1. After-hours parties at the Magic Kingdom are popular because they give guests a chance to roam the world’s most popular tourist attraction after it closes to the general public.
  2. A guest has her temperature checked before entering SeaWorld as it reopens with new safety measures in place because of the coronavirus pandemic, Thursday, June 11, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. The park had been closed since mid-March to stop the spread of the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
  3. The St. Petersburg Museum of History is the first stop on the St. Petersburg Florida Stories audio tour.
  4. Founder Carole Baskin walks the property at Big Cat Rescue in Tampa on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Big Cat Rescue is a nonprofit sanctuary committed to humane treatment of rescued anima
  5. SeaWorld Entertainment, the Orlando-based parent company of Busch Gardens, beat Wall Street expectations in its first-quarter earnings report released this week.
  6. Travelers walk inside Tampa International Airport's Rental Car Center in Tampa, Florida, on March 19, 2021.
  7. The dachshund rescue group that would have put on the wiener dog races for Tampa's Riverfest has decided to go ahead and hold its own event. There will be races, raffles and adoptable dogs on hand for a day of long and low sausage-loving dogs.
  8. A conceptual drawing, by FleischmaGarcia Architecture, of the proposed New Tampa Performing Arts Center on Bruce B. Downs Boulevard across from the main entrance to Hunter's Green. Wednesday, Hillsborough commissioners voted 5-2, for a $7.3 million construction contract to build the center.
  9. The Beach Boys perform on stage with special guest John Stamos at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater on Jan. 7, 2015.
  10. Steven Kanyer, of Wesley Chapel, waits in line for the opportunity to meet Ray Park, the actor who portrayed Darth Maul in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, at Emerald City Comics in Clearwater.
  11. The Tampa Edition hotel and residences (center, with a 'Water Street' banner on the front side) topped out at 26 stories in February. It's slated to open by 2022.
  12. Jimmy Buffett, shown here in Tampa in 2017, will be at Amalie Arena on Dec. 4.
  13. Iliza Shlesinger, shown in a still from her 2019 Netflix special "Unveiled," will perform at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater on May 15.
  14. Shelia E. performs during the Tampa Bay Black Heritage Music Festival Sunday in Curtis Hixon Park.
  15. Big Storm Brewing Co.  plans to open an 11,000-square-foot taproom and restaurant in the Centro Ybor building by the end of the year.
  16. Pongo the orangutan recently celebrated his 25th birthday at the Suncoast Primate Sanctuary in Palm Harbor. The animal sanctuary is giving moms free admission Saturday and Sunday for Mother's Day weekend.
  17. Craig Camara, of San Diego, California, fetches his bag at the baggage claim area after arriving at Tampa International Airport on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, in Tampa.
  18. In this photo provided by Nzazi Malonga, Shock G, left, poses at the "All Eyez On Me" film premiere in Los Angeles on June 14, 2017. Shock G, who blended whimsical wordplay with reverence for '70s funk as leader of the off-kilter hip-hop group Digital Underground, has died. He was 57. Nzazi Malonga, a longtime friend who served as head of security and helped manage the group, said the rapper-producer was found unresponsive Thursday, April 22, 2021, in a hotel room in Tampa, Fla. (Nzazi Malonga via AP)
  19. Brother Kent Racker hugs the casket as pallbearers load the casket of Gregory Jacobs, professionally known as rapper and producer Shock G into the hearse, on Saturday, May 1, 2021 in Tampa.
  20. Patients breath with the help of oxygen masks inside a banquet hall temporarily converted into a Covid-19 coronavirus ward in New Delhi on April 27.
  21. This photo provided by the Washington County (Ark.) Jail shows Joshua Duggar. Former reality TV Star Josh Duggar is being held in a northwest Arkansas jail after being arrested, Thursday, April 29, 2021 by federal authorities, but it’s unclear what charges he may face. (Washington County Arkansas Jail via AP)
  22. Donna St. Louis, a registered nurse and vice president of business development for BayCare Health System, shows a rapid antigen test during a demonstration of COVID-19 testing at Tampa International Airport on Sept. 29, 2020.
  23. The Carnival Pride cruise ship arrived at PortMiami April 7, 2020, in Miami as the cruise ship industry extendd the suspension of U.S. sailing operations. The CDC says they could set sail again by mid-July if there's a high vaccination rate among crew and passengers.
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