1. The Paradeco coffee shop in downtown St. Petersburg is on the shortlist for best cafe design in the Americas for 2022, the Restaurant and Bar Design Awards announced Tuesday.
  2. Fish a la Spetsiota, made with a local catch.
  3. 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.
  4. A Connecticut-style lobster roll, dressed in warm butter, is served at Lucky Lobster Co. in Dunedin.
  5. First Watch, the Bradenton-based brunch chain, announced on an investor call Tuesday that it would raise menu prices again, pushing prices for the rest of 2022 nearly 8% above last year, in response to labor and food cost inflation.
  6. Big Green Egg cookers, created by Ed Fisher in the early 1970s, are now sold in more than 3,000 stores in the United States and in 50 other countries.
  7. St. Petersburg's Baum Ave Market has closed and a boutique hotel is now planed for the space at 1113 Central Ave.
  8. 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.
  9. Punky’s Bar and Grill in St. Petersburg closed its doors for good Wednesday, the LGBTQ-owned business announced on social media. The bar and restaurant, located at 3063 Central Ave N in the Grand Central District, opened in December 2015 and quickly became a popular destination in the neighborhood.
  10. The Salty Donut is opening two locations in Tampa in early 2023 — one in Hyde Park Village and one in Seminole Heights.
  11. Tessie Ferlita of Tampa walks past the banquet hall while arriving for lunch at Tony's Ybor Restaurant in Tampa.
  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. Bloomin' Brands, the parent company of Outback Steakhouse, said on a Friday earnings call that inflation in utility, labor and commodities costs would eat into its profits for the second half of 2022.
  14. The meat from bone-in pork butt can be purposed in a number of ways.
  15. An empty space marks the absence of a fallen god at Tiki Docks Skyway in St. Petersburg.
  16. Klondike has announced it's discontinuing the Choco Taco.
  17. A tuna steak is served at Sol St. Pete Bistro, a new farm-to-table restaurant in St. Petersburg's Warehouse Arts District.
  18. A cheeseburger at California chain, Fatburger, which is coming to the Tampa area.
  19. Backfin Blue Cafe in Gulfport has closed.
  20. Tatiana Cruz (pictured here) and her husband, Mario, took advantage of their love of fishing and the pandemic to create an organization that benefits Hispanics in the sport of kayak fishing.
  21. A barista Ken doll, sporting a millennial man bun, greets coffee lovers at Banyan in St. Petersburg. He was a gift from the Clark family.
  22. The Disney Wish, which is provisioned at Port Canaveral, is the fifth ship in the Disney Cruise Line fleet, with its inaugural cruise for guests set for July 14.
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