1. A rendering shows 3 Daughters Brewing's new pub at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport. Announced in 2019, the bar and restaurant officially opened Wednesday.
  2. A surf and turf burger is served at The Helm, a new seafood market and restaurant in St. Pete Beach.
  3. Actors Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul pose for a selfie with fans at American Social in Tampa.
  4. An espresso martini is served at Luv Child in Tampa. The popular drink is experiencing a renaissance at bars and restaurants across the country.
  5. Cap's, a new seafood-focused restaurant and cocktail bar, opens next week at 226 First Ave. N in St. Petersburg.
  6. The San Marino pizza at Smokin' Oak Wood-Fired Pizza and Taproom, which is opening May 3 in Brooksville.
  7. One of the larger area Cinco de Mayo celebrations takes place at Casa Tina's in Dunedin and spills out into John R. Lawrence Pioneer Park.
  8. Wesley Chapel's Top Shelf Sports Lounge is opening a new location on the ground floor of Tampa's Truist Place building at 401 E Jackson St. in 2023.
  9. Brothers Christian and Joshua Jackson of Red's BBQ are opening Roam, a new steakhouse concept, on 34th Street N in St. Petersburg.
  10. Noble Rice, a modern Japanese restaurant, is now open at Tampa's Sparkman Wharf.
  11. Erik Maryanski, left, is the CFO of Homeless Helping Homeless which aims to find permanent housing for the homeless. He was taking in the night's haul from a Tampa comedy show. To the right is Ace Williams, who organized Cans for Comedy, a weekly open-mic comedy night that asks audiences to bring donations.
  12. Flocale, a new restaurant and nightlife venue opening in Tampa's Seminole Heights, will feature food from King of the Coop and Westshore Pizza and a bar program from Rock Brothers Brewing.
  13. This rendering filed with the city of Tampa shows a proposed Yard House bar and restaurant at 450 Channelside Drive, directly across the street from Amalie Arena.
  14. Ferg's Sports Bar & Grill in St. Petersburg is now selling pizza out of a vending machine.
  15. Tampa Bay Beer Week 2022 begins March 4 and runs through March 13.
  16. Some bars and liquor stores think they’ve found a potent way to punish Russia for invading Ukraine: They’re pulling Russian vodka off their shelves and promoting Ukrainian brands instead.
  17. Trophy Fish, a popular cocktail and seafood spot in St. Petersburg, is expanding with a second location in Tampa's Seminole Heights neighborhood.
  18. LALA St. Pete, a new restaurant featuring seven private karaoke rooms and rooftop dining, is now open at 2324 Central Ave. in St. Petersburg.
  19. The Valentine’s Day scene is set at Sweet Divas Chocolates in St. Petersburg. Find out what area businesses and restaurants are offering up this year.
  20. The new 3 Daughters Brewing taproom will open on the rooftop terrace above the Hooters at 381 Mandalay Ave. and boast 220-degree views overlooking Pier 60 and the intracoastal waterways of Clearwater Harbor.
  21. Grab a slice (or two) of the Cup & Char pizza at Forbici Modern Italian — just a few blocks away from the Gasparilla parade route in Tampa.
  22. The 700 block of N Florida Avenue in 1935.
  23. Cigar City Brewing's parent company, CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective, is selling to Monster Beverage for $330 million in cash.
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