1. Hofbrauhaus, the now-closed German beer hall in downtown St. Petersburg, will become a GolfSuites City Club, an indoor golf simulator lounge, bar and restaurant. Plans are to open in mid-2024
  2. Apple Snyder prepares a drink at King State Coffee in Tampa in June 2020.
  3. Rides light up the night at the 2012 festival at St. Paul's Catholic Church in St. Petersburg. The festival has been going on for more than 40 years but had to cancel this year.
  4. Bianco di Ampeleia, 2017, from Tuscany in Italy, is pure into a glass at Cru Cellars on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 in Tampa.
  5. Halloween is just around the corner as evidenced by this array of carved pumpkins displayed in the front yard of a Tampa area home .
  6. Canadian Maurice Harquail of Ottawa gets a couple of pecks on his cheeks from friends Heidi Watson, left, and Kerry Kinsalla, both of Port Richey, while attending Flanagan's Irish Pub's 2015 St. Patrick's Day Street Festival on Tuesday in downtown Dunedin. The annual party is celebrated with live music, bagpipers, Irish step dancers, traditional Irish food and beer.
  7. Salt Shack on the Bay opened in 2019 at 5415 W Tyson Ave., just south of the Westshore Marina District.
  8. People walk, dine and shop near the Water Street neighborhood in Tampa on Thursday, June 29, 2023.
  9. An artist's rendering of the proposed Rays Stadium and redevelopment of the historic Gas Plant District
  10. Publix's Tampa Bay Buccaneers sub is available for a limited time.
  11. Lead singer Soleil Sarcinello (left) and Summer Strickland (right) of Spoiled Rat at their show on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2023 at The Bends in St. Petersburg.
  12. Concrete Jungle, a new bar and restaurant from Hunger Thirst Group, is opening in the former Iberian Rooster space in downtown St. Petersburg.
  13. Omelets go out at Himes Breakfast House in Tampa on Thursday, January 12, 2022.
  14. A chicken crosses 7th Avenue in Ybor City on Friday, May 19, 2023.
  15. Raise a stein to Oktoberfest celebrations across the Tampa Bay area.
  16. Champion Pizza in New York City. The restaurant is coming to Seminole Heights in Tampa.
  17. Morgan Zuch mixes up a cocktail at Mandarin Heights in Tampa.
  18. This combination of photos provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows packaging for Banquet Brand Frozen Chicken Strips which was recalled by ConAgra Brands on Sept. 2, 2023, due to possible foreign matter contamination. In recent weeks, U.S. consumers have seen high-profile headlines about foods recalled for contamination with foreign objects.
  19. The entrance to St. Petersburg Distillery on Sept. 6, 2023, in St. Petersburg.
  20. A standup paddle board yoga class moves into the Reverse Warrior pose while balancing on their boards as the towards the end of an evening on the water on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022 in Gulfport.
  21. The Salty Donut opens its first Tampa location in Hyde Park Village on Sept. 15.
  22. The movie theater on Main Street in Lakewood Ranch.
  23. Bruce Karlin, owner of Bruce's Chicago Grill & Dog House, ran the restaurant for decades in Largo until it closed last year.
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