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  1. Enormous monster trucks, including Grave Digger, shown here in 2009, and Max-D and Scooby-Doo, are coming to Tampa's Raymond James Stadium March 12-14.
  2. A socially distanced crowd of fans gathered on  opening day of the Super Bowl Experience on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021 in Tampa.
  3. From left: Hillsborough County Commissioner Gwen Myers, Craig Richard from the Tampa Bay Economic Development Council and Tampa Mayor Jane Castor tour the new REI Co-op store on March 4 at Midtown Tampa. The store is an anchor tenant at the development, which offers retail, residential, hotel and office buildings on a campus of 11 buildings.
  4. Outdoor retailer REI Co-op will open its first Tampa store on March 5, 2021 in the Midtown Tampa development. Shown here is a rendering of the project from 2019.
  5. Customers shop at a Whole Foods Market in Tampa in 2018.
  6. ZooTampa’s popular binturong family — named Sully, Melati, and baby Kartika — will be relocating from their behind-the-scenes living space to the Asia realm of the zoo. Also known as Asian bearcats, these animals have a distinctive scent, which is said to resemble buttered popcorn or corn chips.
  7. Jolly Rancher Slush is debuting at the Florida Strawberry Festival in a commemorative cup with loads of sweet treats on top.
  8. Nik Wallenda walks the high wire during his self produced Daredevil Rally. The socially distant drive-in stunt show once again takes place in Sarasota's Nathan Benderson Park.
  9. Its stellar music lineup has been canceled, but the Plant City festival that celebrates strawberries will still go on from March 4-14 with a midway, animal shows, eating contests, racing pigs and, of course, lots of strawberry shortcake.
  10. This photo provided by Hasbro shows the new Potato Head world.  Mr. Potato Head is no longer a mister. Hasbro, the company that makes the potato-shaped plastic toy, is giving the spud a gender neutral new name: Potato Head. The change will appear on boxes this year.  (Hasbro via AP)
  11. The Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival has returned for its sixth year, with COVID-19 protocols in place such as masks, temperature checks and advanced reservations required. The festival opens at noon Fridays through Sundays through April 25.
  12. Nik Wallenda's Daredevil Rally is the creation of the high-wire star and Sarasota resident. The socially distant drive-in stunt show, which was a big hit in June, returns Feb. 26-28 and March 4-7 at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota.
  13. This artist rendering shows how Cinderella Castle will become a "beacon of magic" starting Oct. 1 as part of Walt Disney World's 50th anniversary celebration.
  14. An HEB grocery store employee hands out flowers to customers waiting in line in the snow Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, in Austin, Texas. The store did not have any milk, eggs, meat or refrigerated items. Temperatures dropped into the single digits as snow shut down air travel and grocery stores.(AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
  15. Nik Wallenda walks the high wire during his self produced Daredevil Rally last June. He is bringing the socially distant drive-in stunt show back to Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota.
  16. Every year, thousands of people line Seventh Avene in Ybor City Saturday for the annual Krewe of Sant' Yago Illuminated Knight Parade. The krewe decided to cancel and the next one is planned for Feb. 12, 2022.
  17. Musician, Christie Lenée performs on the amphitheater stage sponsored by Hideway Cafe at Williams Park for the 7th Annual Localtopia festival on Saturday afternoon, February 22, 2020.  Localtopia is organized by Keep Saint Petersburg Local, a non-profit organization, affiliated with the American Independent Business Alliance, working to build a thriving local economy and a unique community.
  18. The Grove Theater at Wesley Chapel, which opens to the public on Friday, will have 12 theaters, half of them offering in-moving dining. It will also have a Cycle Cinema spin room,  a supervised kids’ playroom, a sushi bar and anhigh-end restaurant.
  19. Floats make their way down the parade route during the Gasparilla Parade of Pirates on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 in Tampa.
  20. You can save $5 off admission at the Imagine Museum on Sundays through April to see exhibits and its gift shop, which is filled with a variety of glass art.
  21. Runners head toward their final mile at the inaugural Skyway 10K race in 2018 across the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. The 10K is point-to-point from Manatee County to Pinellas County running northbound over bridge.
  22. Metal hearts made by St. Petersburg artist Frank Strunk, III.
  23. Scott Goodwin, 52, of Oldsmar looks through T-shirts in Oldsmar. The shirts were being sold in the parking lot of an empty strip mall along Hillsborough Avenue at the intersection of Race Track Road in unincorporated Hillsborough County. "To be where we are at right now, it's a shot in the arm, pun intended," said Goodwin.
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