1. Bruce Michaud, 59, poses in his garage on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022 in Tampa.
  2. On Thursdays, the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg has half-price admission of $12.50 after 5 p.m.
  3. The aquarium's $40 million expansion will include new habitats for puffins, sea lions and African penguins. Guests can expect some closures during the build-out, including the outdoor splash pad as the sea lion and penguin exhibits come together. Construction is expected to begin next year.
  4. Miróux — Jonah Hollander, foreground, and, from left, Jazz Goodwin, Jesse Daw, Kevin Mendel and Sebastian Siaca — pose outside Crowbar in Tampa before a July show.
  5. Beach visitors explore the shallows off Clearwater Beach south of Pier 60 recently. The water in the Gulf of Mexico and Clearwater Harbor is more often blue, green or even tea-colored, depending on the light and the algae in play.
  6. Tracy Morgan performs at Tampa's Improv Comedy Theater this weekend.
  7. Actor Anne Heche poses for a portrait to promote the film, "The Last Word" during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah in 2017. Heche died Sunday, nine days after she was injured in a fiery car crash. She was 53.
  8. Lucas Ebert holds up a freshly gathered scallop while on a chartered boat trip with tourists in Crystal River on Aug. 8.
  9. Executive Director Rui Farias stands in front of a sign for the exhibit, Building the Sunshine City, at the St. Petersburg Museum of History. The museum is offering $6 admission on Sundays through the end of August.
  10. A Connecticut-style lobster roll, dressed in warm butter, is served at Lucky Lobster Co. in Dunedin.
  11. John Harris, auctioneer, and Ronald Gallops at Gallopsville in Tampa. The contents of Gallopsville, a replica of an old western town, will be auctioned on Saturday.
  12. Anne Heche arrives at the premiere of "The Tender Bar" on Dec. 12, 2021, at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles.  Heche remained hospitalized on a ventilator to help her breathe and faced surgery Tuesday, four days after the actor was injured in a fiery car crash.
  13. John Travolta, left, and Olivia Newton-John arrive at The Penfolds Icon Gala Dinner in Los Angeles on Jan. 14, 2006. Travolta, who starred with Newton-John in "Grease," presented Newton-John with the "Lifetime Achievement award. Newton-John, a longtime resident of Australia whose sales topped 100 million albums, died Monday at her southern California ranch, John Easterling, her husband, wrote on Instagram and Facebook. She was 73.
  14. Dress like a gecko and hit the streets for the Gecko Crawl this weekend.
  15. The Gasparilla Inn & Club, whose pool area is shown here, is known for its white sand beaches and world-class tarpon fishing.
  16. Textile designer Brook Perdigon, shown here in her studio in Los Angeles, grew up in Tampa and recently bought a condo on Bayshore Boulevard.
  17. St. Petersburg's Baum Ave Market has closed and a boutique hotel is now planed for the space at 1113 Central Ave.
  18. Singer-songwriter Sam Hunt has been announced as the replacement for Lady A as the headliner for the Tampa Pig Jig, coming up Oct. 22 at Julian B. Lane Park.
  19. Freda Brown, 83, of New Port Richey is seen riding the new section of the Pinellas Duke Energy Trail north segment Friday in Clearwater.
  20. The Weeknd performs on stage during the After Hours Til Dawn Tour at Raymond James Stadium on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022 in Tampa.
  21. WFLA photojournalist Paul Lamison, shown here in June when he threw out the first pitch before the Rays played the Brewers, died of a sudden heart attack on Wednesday.
  22. A skeleton sits aboard the trolley before the Haunted Clearwater Tour on July 21.
  23. The Salty Donut is opening two locations in Tampa in early 2023 — one in Hyde Park Village and one in Seminole Heights.
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