1. A necropsy will be conducted by the Sunken Gardens veterinarian team to determine how Mac the snapping turtle died.
  2. Tampa Baes cast members Mel and Jordan celebrate Tampa Pride.
  3. Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley is among the headliners of the 2021 Reggae Rise Up Festival in St. Petersburg's Vinoy Park this Thursday through Sunday.
  4. The book "Burgert Brothers: Another Look" compares 80 Tampa locations photographed by the Burgert Brothers in the early 1900s with how they look today.
  5. Runners move across the Sunshine Skyway Bridge during the Skyway 10K race on March 2, 2019, in St. Petersburg.
  6. A poster advocating union solidarity hangs from a Costume Designers Guild office building Oct. 4 in Burbank, Calif. The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) overwhelmingly voted to authorize a strike for the first time in its 128-year history.
  7. Marketing director Darío Rodríguez, left, holds a tub of Salt Water Taffy while Florida Candy Factory owner Diego Ramírez holds a tub of Angel Mint candies at the company’s packaging area on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, in Clearwater.
  8. Comedian Dave Chappelle, shown Jan. 30, 2020, in North Charleston, South Carolina, has faced criticism over anti-trans comments in his new Netflix special.
  9. Sonny, right, and Cher sing during a taping of "The Danny Thomas Special" in 1966 in Los Angeles. Cher has sued Mary Bono, the widow of her former musical partner and ex-husband Sonny Bono, over royalties for Sonny and Cher songs, including “I Got You Babe” and “The Beat Goes On."
  10. A Southwest Airlines passenger lands at Tampa International Airport on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, in Tampa.
  11. Jeremy Rosado, a Valrico resident and singer, is currently competing on NBC's 'The Voice.'
  12. Rocket the Pomeranian relaxes on the bed of The Ben hotel in West Palm Beach.
  13. The team behind the popular chef's table dinner series Abandon Izakaya has opened a street food-themed brick-and-mortar restaurant in Seminole.
  14. Tampa City Council on Thursday agreed to a five-year $25 million commitment toward the expansion and renovation of the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts.
  15. British band Coldplay is coming to Raymond James Stadium in Tampa in 2022.
  16. Stormy Daniels and Justin Loupe, stars of the Spooky Babe Show, visited Safety Harbor eatery and movie theater Gigglewaters in September 2021.
  17. When it departs from Port Tampa Bay on Oct. 16, Royal Caribbean's Serenade of the Seas will be the first cruise ship to carry passengers out of Tampa since the start of the pandemic in March 2020.
  18. September 14, 2021, New York, NY, USA: Theatrelovers enter the Richard Rodgers Theatre in the Theater District in Times Square in New York on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 for the reopening of the musical Hamilton. Masks and vaccinations were required for the attendees, pleased to experience live theater again. (Â Richard B. Levine) (Credit Image: © Richard B. Levine/Levine Roberts via ZUMA Press)
  19. In this Sept. 27, 2011, file photo, a worker puts finishing touches on the entrance sign at Legoland Florida in Winter Haven. A standalone Peppa Pig theme park at the Legoland Florida Resort is set to open Feb. 24, park officials announced Tuesday.
  20. Dozens of people gather to watch the Sylvan Ramble light show on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 in Tampa. Created by Sam Johnson, the computerized light show features special effects such as flames and dancing lights synchronized to music and lasts 20 minutes. In addition to his Halloween light show, Johnson also has a popular Christmas themed show all to raise money for charity.
  21. Fresh stone crab claws are for sale at Frenchy's Stone Crab Co. in Palm Harbor. Crab season runs Oct. 15-May 1, two weeks shorter than in past years, and the state has upped the claw size minimum to combat overfishing.
  22. Come Out St. Pete offers four National Coming Out Day events to help LGBTQ+ individuals come out of the closet with pride and comfort. [LUIS SANTANA   |   Times]
  23. "Jeopardy!" contestant Matt Amodio’s historic run on “Jeopardy!” ended on Monday’s show, leaving the Yale doctoral student with 38 wins and more than $1.5 million in prize money.