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  1. A promo photo for season four of MTV's "Siesta Key."
  2. Left to right: A photograph of the 1971 Tampa International Airport terminal complex, Joyce Mandley's family visiting the airport when it opened (courtesy of Tampa International Airport), and executive director of the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority George Bean in the 1960s.
  3. This pickle pizza is one of the new offerings at the Florida State Fair this year. From Angela's Pizza, it has a white garlic sauce base, topped with mozzarella cheese and dill pickles. Garnished with ranch and dill seasoning after it comes out of the oven.
  4. After a hiatus in 2020 due to the pandemic, St. Pete Pride is back this summer, albeit without its signature parade. [MARTHA ASENCIO RHINE   |   Times (2018)]
  5. Brad Paisley, shown performing at his 2011 H20 Tour in Tampa, returns to the bay area in July for three outdoor shows in Florida that month.
  6. A royal joust performance will be among the features of the Bay Area Renaissance Festival. The popular medieval festival is moving this year from its longtime home at MOSI in Tampa to Withlacoochee River Park in Dade City. It runs weekends through May 23.
  7. Disneyland's new Avengers Campus will debut on June 4, nearly a year after originally planned.
  8. Vincent van Gogh's "Starry Nights" becomes a multimedia experience in scenes from "Van Gogh Alive" at the Dali Museum. The museum was first North American stop on this international touring exhibition, and it's been a big hit. Few spots are left before it ends on June 13.
  9. Jurassic World Velocicoaster, the new attraction in Jurassic Park at Islands of Adventure, will open June 10.
  10. Epcot reopened on Wednesday as Walt Disney World continued its phased reopening. Masks are required for all and visitors had to make a reservation in advance to visit the park to enable limitations on crowd capacity. Photo courtesy Walt Disney World
  11. Jaalin Harvey, 24, at Walt Disney World. He's been an annual passholder since he was in seventh grade.
  12. SeaWorld’s Aquatica opened Riptide Race April 3, a ride billed as the world’s largest dueling raft water slide.
  13. Wish Farms in Plant City has opened up its fields every Saturday for berry picking through May 1.
  14. Tampa International Airport will raise parking rates by $2 per day as it rolls out a new online parking booking portal on April 6. If you use the online portal, the price will remain the same.
  15. Pinellas County seniors will get Busch Gardens to themselves on May 7 for a special Grad Nite arranged for them.
  16. A yard chandelier hangs from a tree at a Dunedin home.
  17. En Vogue will play the Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival April 18. The group, which currently includes founding members Terry Ellis and Cindy Herron, as well as Rhona Bennett, most recently made a cameo appearance in Coming 2 America.
  18. Goody Goody is among the Tampa International Airport restaurants offering touchless airside delivery through the airport's new TPA to Go program. Shown here are Goody Goody's Hyde Park burger, french fries and butterscotch pie, photographed at the airport in 2018.
  19. For an oh-so-Florida Easter activity, kids can hunt for colorful eggs left by the Easter Bunny in Largo’s Southwest Pool.
  20. Starting April 1, the historic Tampa Theatre will show all the top Oscar nominees, animated films and shorts in the newly reopened movie palace.
  21. The view from a houseboat in Fleming Island on March 15.
  22. Great job cleaning up this house, everyone!
  23. Cheetah Hunt and other coasters at Busch Gardens, will be open for Grad Nite for high school seniors to ride in the dark for two dates in April. But some school districts are not allowing students to attend.
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