1. Crowds throng to downtown Pensacola for gallery night, one of many arts events in the city.
  2. Summer Camp St. Pete announced Friday, June 2, 2023 that it will open in the Grand Central District this year.
  3. The quarter-mile-long rainbow flag being rolled up at the end of the Pride in Paradise Parade, with hundreds of people carrying the flag down the street in 2022.
  4. Busch Gardens is bringing back free beer. You can get a complimentary 7-ounce beer and Pass Members get two per visit. The offer ends July 20.
  5. Tampa Bay Times reporters Gabrielle Calise and Helen Freund feel alive at Lassing Park in St. Petersburg.
  6. Mutts & Martinis announced on Instagram that their grand opening will happen May 26 in St. Petersburg.
  7. Chilean sea bass is served at Ponte Modern American in Midtown Tampa.
  8. The Mermaid Tavern in Tampa's Seminole Heights opened in 2011. After 12 years, it shut down.
  9. Have tips gotten out of hand? Let's explore.
  10. Diners enjoy lunch at Bodega in downtown St. Petersburg, one of many restaurants in the area dealing with the setbacks induced by heavy construction underway in the city.
  11. Florida Avenue Brewing Co. returns to Seminole Heights in Tampa on May 5.
  12. The interior of the Cleveland location of Good Night John Boy, a 1970s-style disco nightclub. A St. Petersburg location is opening this weekend.
  13. A surf and turf burger is served at The Helm, a new seafood market and restaurant in St. Pete Beach.
  14. Noble Crust locations around Tampa Bay offer happy hour daily.
  15. Best friends Laura Tannehill, Kathleen Gibbs, Denise Prost, Monica Dunavan and Karen Nemec of St. Louis, Missouri, enjoy a ride on the Clearwater Jolley Trolley’s Brew Crawl on Sunday.
  16. Champagne and a shellfish tower are served at The Pearl, a new restaurant at Water Street Tampa.
  17. The lauded Seminole Heights restaurant Ichicoro Ramen closed abruptly last week.
  18. The downstairs dining area at Union New American, which opened at Tampa's Westshore City Center on Tuesday.
  19. Calida, a new wine bar and restaurant, is now open in St. Petersburg's Crescent Heights neighborhood.
  20. Tampa Bay Times reporters Gabrielle Calise and Helen Freund will be your guides in the new One Day in Tampa Bay newsletter.
  21. The Kool-Aid Man, who raised us.
  22. Herban Flow co-owners Caitlyn and Michael Smith of St. Petersburg, pose for a portrait at their St. Petersburg shop.
  23. Kenny Lawson performs in a drag show at the Hamburger Mary's in Clearwater in May 2016.
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