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  1. WestShore Plaza was mostly closed due to the coronavirus pandemic by March 23, 2020.
  2. Three-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Eric Clapton is coming to Tampa’s Amalie Arena Sept. 25 at 8 p.m.  He’ll be joined by special guest Jimmie Vaughan.
  3. Tampa's existing Whole Foods store on N Dale Mabry Highway will close and relocate to a new, larger spot in Midtown Tampa, a development less than a mile to the south.
  4. An interior look at Flower Crown Kombucha, 1607 N Franklin St, on Thursday, March 11, 2021 in Tampa. 
Flower Crown Kombucha is Tampa's first kombucha tap room. It opened in January 2021 in the former Tampa Heights Foundation Coffee location.
  5. Is it time to slip into these pants once more?
  6. Patton Oswalt, shown in his Netflix special "Patton Oswalt: Annihilation," will perform at the Bilheimer Capitol Theatre in Clearwater on Dec. 30.
  7. "The Lego Movie," with Wyldstyle (voiced by Elizabeth Banks), Emmet Brickowski (voiced by Chris Pratt) and Batman (voiced by Will Arnett), is among the $1 movies offered in the Regal summer movie series.
  8. An exhibit based on the PBS show "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood" at the Glazer Children's Museum in Tampa runs through Sept. 6.
  9. You will have to get your final shot by June 12 for the June 26 show in St. Petersburg.
  10. Customers browse the vinyl at Daddy Kool Records in St. Petersburg.
  11. New Era unveiled a Rays cap with an 813 area code (which is for the Tampa area) and not 727 (which is for St. Petersburg, where the Rays play). There was so much mockery of the caps that the company pulled them off their site within 12 hours Tuesday night.
  12. Rainbow flags flying in front of local businesses or in shop windows, as well as art installations and other decorations during 2018's St. Pete Pride celebration.
  13. A visiting exhibit on whales at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium includes life-sized replicas of the giant sea mammals.
  14. Weekends through May 30, HarvestMoon Fun Farm in Masaryktown is holding a sunflower u-pick event, where you can pick flowers on the mazelike paths. There is also a petting farm, ball zone, hill slide, swings and tree house.
  15. Lauren Bergold, 36, of Tampa, chats with hazel + dot owner, Allison Bernardi, while shopping for her new baby. Bergold felt comfortable with shopping unmasked at Bernardi’s store where going unmasked recently became okay due to the CDC guidelines changing for fully vaccinated people. A sign on the store’s door asks that unvaccinated people please wear a mask. “I wanted to give it a try here,” said Bergold about going maskless at Hazel + Dot, adding that going without a mask still feels “Vulnerable, a little uncomfortable.” Friday, May 14, 2021 in Tampa.
  16. Bert Lahr as the Cowardly Lion, Ray Bolger as the Scarecrow, Judy Garland as Dorothy and Jack Haley as the Tin Woodman, sing in this scene from "The Wizard of Oz." The movie will kick off Tampa Theatre's Summer Movie classics series June 4-6.
  17. Collard greens will be available for free to festival visitors at the Tampa Bay Collard Green Festival at the Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum in St. Petersburg on May 15.
  18. 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.
  19. The Beach Boys perform on stage with special guest John Stamos at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater on Jan. 7, 2015.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. Military members perform a sunrise salute to the flag on top of the SheiKra coaster at Busch Gardens in Tampa. The park is offering free admission for military, veterans and three family members this spring.
  23. A selection of sweets, cards and other Mother's Day gift ideas from Neat Neat Neat in St. Petersburg.
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