1. A rendering of The Sound, the new music venue now under construction at Coachman Park in Clearwater. When it opens for its first concert on June 28, it will be the only 4,000-seat venue in the Tampa Bay area.
  2. Cirque du Soleil BAZZAR is coming to St. Petersburg.
  3. Artists Natalie Tyler, left, and Kiki Dufault, unveil their collaborative glass sculptures from a kiln in front of an audience at the Duncan McClellan Gallery on Saturday, May 6, 2023, in St. Petersburg.
  4. Country artist Luke Combs performs at the 2022 CMA Music Festival in downtown Nashville, Tenn.
  5. Performances such as this silk act can be seen in the Summer Circus Spectacular in Sarasota.
  6. Carmen Barkett poses for a portrait at ArtsiPhartsi in Tampa.
  7. A pair of American bald eagle chicks sit in their nest atop a cellular communications tower Tuesday at U.S. 19 North near Drew Street in Clearwater.
  8. Curtis Stokes, chairperson of the Tampa Bay History Center board of trustees, looks at items on display before the ribbon-cutting ceremony as he walks through the new permanent Black history exhibit at the center. The new exhibit, Travails and Triumphs, chronicles over 500 years of Black history in the Tampa Bay area.
  9. From left, Glenn Danzig, Lionel Richie, Post Malone, Beyoncé, Madonna, Kenny Loggins, Selwyn Birchwood and Eric Church all have upcoming concerts in the Tampa Bay area.
  10. Kevin Hart brings his comedy to the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tampa on Friday.
  11. The quarter-mile-long rainbow flag being rolled up at the end of the Pride in Paradise Parade, with hundreds of people carrying the flag down the street in 2022.
  12. A still from "MerPeople," Netflix's four-part documentary series that revolves around mermaid culture. The series includes mermaids from Tampa Bay's own Weeki Wachee Springs State Park.
  13. Busch Gardens is bringing back free beer. You can get a complimentary 7-ounce beer and Pass Members get two per visit. The offer ends July 20.
  14. Joe Vila, Willie Vila, Wilfred Vila, Hector Vila, Robert Vila, Denio Vila and Tony Vila at Vila Brothers Park in 2005. The brothers served in the military, spanning World War II to Operation Desert Storm.
  15. Tampa Bay Times reporters Gabrielle Calise and Helen Freund feel alive at Lassing Park in St. Petersburg.
  16. Marine Corps Veteran Jack Strong plays 'Taps' during Remembrance Service. Here is a list of Tampa Bay area food and drink specials to help you mark the holiday.
  17. Memorial Day is May 29.
  18. Broadway star Idina Menzel will perform at the St. Pete Pride Friday night concert, the day before the big parade.
  19. In October, the St. Pete Pier event attempted to break the world record for the largest hammock hangout. The Hammock Festival returns June 10.
  20. Watch as area chefs attempt to build a world record-setting 280-foot-long Cuban sandwich at the annual Cuban Sandwich Festival in Ybor City on Sunday. The sandwich is expected to feed around 700 people experiencing homelessness.
  21. Madai Favaro, a museum educator with Tampa's Glazer Children's Museum, introduces Big John, the world’s largest documented fossilized triceratops skeleton, during a visit with kindergarten students from Booker T. Washington Elementary School in Tampa.
  22. The first passengers experience the two-day Walt Disney World Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser back in March 2022.
  23. A display of Pride flags wave in the air during the Tampa Pride Diversity Parade at Ybor City on Saturday, March 25, 2023, in Tampa. Tampa's fall Pride on the River event has been canceled due to the the political climate in Florida.
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