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  1. 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.
  2. A Connecticut-style lobster roll, dressed in warm butter, is served at Lucky Lobster Co. in Dunedin.
  3. 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.
  4. Dress like a gecko and hit the streets for the Gecko Crawl this weekend.
  5. St. Petersburg's Baum Ave Market has closed and a boutique hotel is now planed for the space at 1113 Central Ave.
  6. 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.
  7. Freda Brown, 83, of New Port Richey is seen riding the new section of the Pinellas Duke Energy Trail north segment Friday in Clearwater.
  8. The Salty Donut is opening two locations in Tampa in early 2023 — one in Hyde Park Village and one in Seminole Heights.
  9. A new organizer, Tampa Bay Nightlife TV, has taken over and will again have a First Friday party on Sept. 2.
  10. Weeki Wachee mermaid Bonnie Georgiadis is pictured on this postcard as she looked during the early days of her 37-year Weeki Wachee career. Georgiadis died at 86 in July 2022.
  11. The character Hiccup is voiced by Jay Baruchel in DreamWorks Animation's "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World." It is among the $2 movies offered this summer as part of Regal's summer family movie promotion every Tuesday and Wednesday.
  12. Help ease the pain of inflation and keep money in your wallet by using some of these deals we've found in the Tampa Bay area.   (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
  13. After taking two years off because of the pandemic, Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom is getting its earliest start ever, opening on select nights starting Aug. 12.
  14. Brazilian card magic/ improv clown "El Diablo of the Cards" is one of the many acts performing at the Tampa Fringe Festival, which runs through Aug. 7, 2022 at HCC Ybor's Performing Arts Building.
  15. From left to right: Ralph Colón Jr. as Usnavi, Ariana Parera as Vanessa, Isabella Falber as Carla, and Mika Kleinschmidt as Daniela, perform during a technical rehearsal for Spanish Lyric Theatre’s production of “In the Heights” at HCC Performing Arts Ybor City theatre in Tampa on Monday, July 25, 2022.
  16. Bob Layton is a comic book artist and writer noted for his work on Marvel titles like Iron Man, Ant-Man and War Machine.
  17. The annual Perseid meteor shower streak across the sky, seen here in 2014, started up on July 17 and will continue to dot the night sky through Aug. 24. The peak this year, when the most meteors will shoot across the sky, is expected to be Aug. 11-13.
  18. Roxanne and Harold Weir of Utah, dressed as characters from “Galaxy Quest,” greet David Broxterman of Lakeland, who is dressed as Capt. Kirk from “Star Trek: The Original Series,” at the 2021 Tampa Bay Comic Convention at the Tampa Convention Center. The people-watching is half the fun as fans show up in elaborate costumes to shop merchandise, listen to panels, play games and get autographs at the Tampa Convention Center.
  19. Tampa Bay Times chairman and CEO Paul Tash, who led the Times for more than 18 years, stepped down as Times chairman on July 1.
  20. Actor Paul Bettany, who plays Vision in the Marvel universe, canceled his appearance at this weekend's Tampa Bay Comic Convention.
  21. A tuna steak is served at Sol St. Pete Bistro, a new farm-to-table restaurant in St. Petersburg's Warehouse Arts District.
  22. Alex Melvin and Chelsea Criner pose as characters from Fallout 3 at the 2018 Tampa Bay Comic Convention. The event returns to the Tampa Convention Center this weekend.
  23. Times columnist Stephanie Hayes relaxes in the pool that she rented in a Seminole Heights backyard on Friday, July 15, 2022 in Tampa. The pool was listed for rent on Swimply, an Airbnb-style pool rental service that lets individuals and groups rent people's backyard pools by the hour.
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