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  1. A photograph from a 1976 Tampa Bay Times story detailing how a St. Petersburg Pier laser art installation did not go as planned.
  2. Fidel Castro, with an unidentified onlooker, addresses a group in Ybor City during a visit to Tampa in November 1955 to solicit support and cash for his planned overthrow of the Cuban government.
  3. Smoke billows off the Jose Gasparilla pirate ship as it carries members of Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla along Seddon Channel for the 2020 parade in Tampa. After canceling Tampa’s signature event this year because of COVID-19 concerns, the Gasparilla parades will sail on in January of 2022, with advance tickets going on sale this week.
  4. St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in downtown Tampa celebrates its 150th anniversary this month.
  5. Neighbors and media gather near The Gandy Home, also known as the Mullet Farm, as it is torn down in St. Petersburg in 2018. The home was built in 1910 by shipbuilder Barney Williams, son of St. Petersburg co-founder Gen. John Constantine Williams. George "Gidge" Gandy Jr., who worked with his father and brother to built the Gandy Bridge, bought the house in 1921 and lived there with his family. (Times 2018)
  6. Angela Alderman poses in the Italian Club Cemetery's parking lot, which is the possible site of the erased College Hill Cemetery. She is holding a copy of the death certificate for her great uncle, Frank Martinez, who died in 1917 and was buried in College Hill Cemetery. Pictured rear is the Italian Club Cemetery mausoleum.
  7. Author Lenore Skenazy created the book, blog and movement called Free Range Kids that urges parents to give kids more independence, similar to what they had as kids. She has updated her book in the wake of three states passing laws to protect parents from legal issues.
  8. Fresh-baked Cuban bread is coming to St. Petersburg this fall when iconic Tampa Bay bakery La Segunda opens on 4th Street N.
  9. The Seminole Heights Baptist Church is being demolished. Its steeple will be gone by end of the month.
  10. In 2019, children watch the fireworks display from the Boom to Bay event in Tampa, the last time the area had big public July 4 displays. Because of COVID-19 most cities across the country canceled fireworks shows in 2020.
  11. Michael Horn stars as John Lerro, the harbor pilot in control of the ship that destroyed the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in 1980, in Mayday: Captain Lerro and the Skyway Bridge. The world premiere of the one-person play takes place June 25 and 26 at thestudio@620.
  12. An artist's rendering shows the new nighttime spectacular, “Disney Enchantment,” that will debut Oct. 1 at Magic Kingdom. The show will feature music, enhanced lighting, fireworks and, for the first time, immersive projection effects that extend from Cinderella Castle down Main Street, U.S.A.
  13. Tess and Paul Silverman pose for a portrait in their Sun City Center home on June 18, 2021, days before celebrating their 75th wedding anniversary.
  14. Dr. Philip van Beynen, University of South Florida  associate chair and graduate director of geography and environmental science programs, poses for a portrait at his St. Petersburg home in on Wednesday June 16, 2021.
  15. The exterior of the Charles Anderson House is seen Tuesday, June 15, 2021 in Holiday. The county plans to raze the home and build a park and recreation trail on the property. The home was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.
  16. Cardno Archaeologist KC Allen uses a trowel as she explores a possible grave shaft at the erased Zion Cemetery in Tampa.
  17. This portrait of Robert Meacham was taken around 1870. Meacham was an enslaved man who was later elected Florida senator.
  18. Eric Newman, president of J.C. Newman Cigar Company, with a bail of Cuban tobacco that was purchased before the embargo.
  19. Cardno Archaeologist KC Allen uses a trowel as she explores a grave shaft at Zion Cemetery in Tampa in June  2020.
  20. Tampa's Black neighborhood known as the Scrub as it looked in the 1930s. The downtown neighborhood was later razed.
  21. The home at 129 Buena Vista Drive S in Dunedin seen during the years W.K. Kellogg owned it.
  22. This retention pond, next to the the Italian Club cemetery at 2520 E 24th Ave, in Tampa, is where a mass grave was allegedly witnessed in the 1970s when the city was digging there.
  23. Rainbow flags flying in front of local businesses or in shop windows, as well as art installations and other decorations during 2018's St. Pete Pride celebration.
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