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  1. Smoked fish dip is served with toasted bread, lemon and hot sauce at the new and revived Corner Club at 1502 E Sligh Ave. in Tampa. The beloved Seminole Heights dive bar closed down last year and has reopened under new ownership.
  2. Mad Beach Craft Brewing Co. will be opening a new restaurant on 4th Street North at the old Melting Pot location.
  3. Amaro Montenegro brings a traveling Italian popup bar truck to Tampa Heights.
  4. Sauvignon Wine Locker & American Trattoria will open in April in the 200 block of Central Avenue in St. Petersburg.
  5. A Saturn, a gin-based tiki cocktail, will be served at the new Burnt Ends Tiki Bar, a new tiki concept from the team behind Dr. BBQ in St. Petersburg's EDGE District. It opens March 20.
  6. Jessica Chiarito, 40, left, has a beer with her boyfriend Shaine Mathis, 29, while decked out in their St. Patrick’s Day outfits outside at Four Green Fields at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park on Wednesday, March 17, 2021.  A year ago, Florida bars were shut down on St. Patrick's Day. This year, Tampa Bay Irish pubs are making up for lost time with block parties and all-day St. Paddy's Day events.
  7. From left, Bryan Griffin, 33, Daniel Andresen, 29, and Phil Smith, 30, owners of Flower Crown Kombucha, hoist various varieties of kombucha in front of the 200-gallon storage and chilling tanks at Flower Crown Kombucha at 1607 N Franklin St. in Tampa. Flower Crown Kombucha is Tampa's first kombucha taproom. It opened in January in the former Tampa Heights Foundation Coffee location.
  8. Grand Cathedral Cigars, a cigar lounge located inside the former First Congregational Church, a historic building in Tampa Heights.
  9. Park goers wait at a tram stop near the parking lot of Busch Gardens Tampa Bay on Monday. Nearly half a million public school students in the Tampa Bay area are out for spring break and the crowds at theme parks and beaches are showing it.
  10. Ferdian Jap, owner of Zukku Sushi, poses for a portrait at the restaurant's Armature Works location in Tampa. Jap recently announced a vaccination policy for his employees where workers who offer proof of getting the vaccine will receive eight hours of paid time off.
  11. The city of Tampa Department of Solid Waste and Environmental Program Management float sports a banner with one of Martin Luther King's quote during the 2018 MLK Day parade in Tampa. The two-mile parade route started at Cuscaden Park and ended at Middleton High School. This year's parade has been canceled and will resume in 2022.
  12. Prohibition Kitchen and Tap, a new Southern-inspired gastropub, opened Tuesday at 1600 Main St. in Dunedin.
  13. Kevin Chadwick, owner of the newly renovated Floridian Social Club in St. Petersburg, formerly the State Theatre, poses for a portrait at the main staircase inside the venue. The wallpaper, lighting fixtures and interior designs are all new, but harken back to the art deco style of the 1920s.
  14. Tampa City Attorney Gina Grimes said Monday that the city's suspension of alcohol sales by bars and nightclubs found to have violated coronavirus orders has been effective in encouraging compliance.
  15. Caddy's new Madeira Beach location opens March 10 at 14080 Gulf Boulevard.
  16. The Nest, a new cocktail lounge from the owners of Caracara, will open in Dunedin this month.
  17. Taste of Pride returns to St. Petersburg on March 12. This year's event will span three days and take place at over 20 restaurants, bars and breweries.
  18. From left: Yira Jimenez, Nick Galliano and Gianna Galliano, 5, of Tampa, are served lunch entrees by Karen Betancur and Juan Carlos Rengifo, right, on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, at La Cabana Restaurant in Tampa.
  19. Salmon With Creamy Mustard Sauce makes for a quick dinner with a French-inspired sauce, an easy and elegant dinner if you are abstaining from meat during the Lenten season.
  20. Dips and pizzas and foods that don't require shared serving spoons are good options for a Super Bowl watch party in the coronavirus era.
  21. A rack of ribs from Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que.
  22. The Super Bowl Experience, the NFL's interactive football theme park, is seen at sunset ahead of Super Bowl 55 at Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park.
  23. Baseball fans gather at Ferg's Sports Bar. With the onset of COVID-19, the bar has put in plastic dividers and customers have preferred the outdoor seating
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