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  1. ZooTampa's new aluminum cups, which are made by the Ball Corporation, are "infinitely recyclable."
  2. Hundreds of lights, holiday decorations and entertainers bring Christmas Town to life during the holiday season at Busch Gardens in Tampa.
  3. The May-Stringer House, also known as the Hernando Historical Museum at 601 Museum Court in Brooksville, is said to be Florida's most haunted home. The four-story home was built in the 1800s as a two-story, four-room home and was remodeled in the early 1900s to its present seven-gable style.
  4. In this June 6 file photo, a youth receives a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in the central Israeli city of Rishon LeZion. In the next three weeks, U.S. officials plan to discuss making smaller-dose versions available to the nation's 28 million children between the ages of 5 and 11.
  5. Dozens of people gather to watch the Sylvan Ramble light show on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 in Tampa. Created by Sam Johnson, the computerized light show features special effects such as flames and dancing lights synchronized to music and lasts 20 minutes. In addition to his Halloween light show, Johnson also has a popular Christmas themed show all to raise money for charity.
  6. Fresh stone crab claws are for sale at Frenchy's Stone Crab Co. in Palm Harbor. Crab season runs Oct. 15-May 1, two weeks shorter than in past years, and the state has upped the claw size minimum to combat overfishing.
  7. Former Facebook employee and whistleblower Frances Haugen testifies during a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing on Capitol Hill on Tuesday in Washington.
  8. Young guests enjoy seeing Winnie The Pooh, and Tigger too, at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World. Disney has announced there will be more socially distanced character encounters and live shows in the coming months,
  9. Former Facebook employee Frances Haugen speaks during a hearing of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security, on Capitol Hill, Tuesday in Washington.
  10. A COVID-19 particle is pictured in this image provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  11. The Straz Center for the Performing Arts is holding a free block party on Oct. 16.
  12. The venues that put on concerts have sometimes felt like they landed in the middle of the COVID-19 debates. Audience bristle at the rules, and sometimes it is the artists who put them there.
  13. Fans wait for Tampa Bay Rays players to return to the field from the clubhouse after becoming the 2021 American League East Division Champions at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg on Sept. 25. The team will be handing out free Rays Up yard signs this weekend as they head to the ALDS playoffs.
  14. A cabin on Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser at Walt Disney World will make guests feel like they on board a spaceship. The Star Wars-themed hotel opens March 1.
  15. The 80-foot lighted pine Christmas tree shines tall in the center of the maze at Enchant Christmas in 2019, when Tropicana Field was turned into a massive holiday display. The light maze is returning Nov. 26-Jan. 2.
  16. The first weekend of every month, Largo Central Railroad offers free train rides through Largo Central Park.
  17. Walt Disney World employees from left, Chuck Milam, Earliene Anderson and Forrest Bahruth gather at the Magic Kingdom in August to celebrate their 50 years working at the park.
  18. The St. Pete Pier will bring back its fall pumpkin patch Oct. 9-17. In addition to the hay bales and pumpkins all around, there’s a free family photo booth set up.
  19. The sculpture of Walt Disney in front of Cinderella Castle in the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista. The castle got a major makeover to celebrate its 50th anniversary and there are loads of attractions opening to mark the Oct. 1 anniversary.
  20. Walt Disney World is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The Magic Kingdom theme park and resort opened Oct. 1, 1971, and is now the world's most-attended tourist attraction.
  21. A tailgater tends to hamburgers outside Raymond James Stadium in Tampa before a Tampa Bay Buccaneers Monday night game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2018. After taking a year off because of the coronavirus, tailgating has returned this season for fans of the Bucs and the University of South Florida Bulls.
  22. The Progressive Pride intersection mural in St. Pete's Grand Central district, located at Central Avenue and 25th Street. The Grand Central and Edge districts will turn into a car-free zone for Halloween.
  23. Weezer will headline 97X Next Big Thing on Dec. 4 at Tampa's MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre. The two-day alt-rock music festival was canceled in 2020 because of COVID-19.
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