1. Bianco di Ampeleia, 2017, from Tuscany in Italy, is pure into a glass at Cru Cellars on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 in Tampa.
  2. Halloween is just around the corner as evidenced by this array of carved pumpkins displayed in the front yard of a Tampa area home .
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. A chicken crosses 7th Avenue in Ybor City on Friday, May 19, 2023.
  6. Raise a stein to Oktoberfest celebrations across the Tampa Bay area.
  7. Morgan Zuch mixes up a cocktail at Mandarin Heights in Tampa.
  8. The entrance to St. Petersburg Distillery on Sept. 6, 2023, in St. Petersburg.
  9. 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.
  10. Hurricane Idalia destroyed most of Beer Can Island's structures. Owners say the entire island was under at least five feet of waves.
  11. Budae Jjigae - Kimchi soup with vegetables, pork, spam and ramen, with Korean side dishes at Dooriban, 600 66th St N. in St. Petersburg.
  12. Norma Bauerschmidt visited the Sponge Docks at Tarpon Springs in December 2015 as part of her travels around the county. [Driving Miss Norma | Facebook]
  13. A rendering of the Beacon on JW Marriott Water Street Tampa's 27th floor, set to be the tallest rooftop bar in Tampa once it opens in September.
  14. Visitors to the Don CeSar hotel, at 3400 Gulf Blvd, enjoy the water at St Pete Beach.
  15. A yellow Pirate Water Taxi boat floats down the river near the Tampa Riverwalk in Tampa in 2018.
  16. Sulphur Springs' Springs Theatre as it looked in 1943. The building is now being converted into a distillery and event space.
  17. Bridget Eugenides (left) and Kate Gillespie (right) dance together on Friday, July 21, 2023 at The Lady's Room line dancing night in Largo. The bar has leaned into events and theme nights to bring people in the door.
  18. A cowgirl mural has gone up this week on the side of what is expected to be a new country bar and restaurant called Ride 'Em Cowboy in St. Petersburg’s Grand Central District.
  19. El Agave Bar in St. Pete Beach offers a robust selection of tequila and mezcal.
  20. 7venth Sun Brewery is closing the doors on its Seminole Heights location on June 30, 2023. The Dunedin location will remain open.
  21. A drone view of the new Coachman Park including The Sound with downtown Clearwater pictured in the background.
  22. The Yuengling Draft Haus & Kitchen opens in Tampa on June 15, 2023.
  23. Crowds throng to downtown Pensacola for gallery night, one of many arts events in the city.
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