Bizarre News

  1. The ship Jose Gasparilla will bear down on Tampa for the annual pirate celebration on Jan. 29. The event returns after being canceled in 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
  2. Abbott and Carrie are two of many animals looking for fur-ever homes.
  3. Oakleaf Hydrangea, Angel Trumpet, Oakleaf Croton and Mrs. Iceton Croton are only a few of the plants UF/IFAS Master Gardeners will be able to assist you with.
  4. Dylan Breese holds Ashes, a female chicken that is missing a leg, at the Ybor Misfits Microsanctuary, a chicken rehab and rescue in Ybor City.
  5. Mr. Potato Head, Winnie the Pooh, Roo and Tigger are four Disney named animals available for adoption.
  6. The St. Pete Beach Polo Classic brings the "Game of Kings" to the beach behind the Don CeSar Hotel. Photo courtesy Don DeSar
  7. Bing Crosby and Drake are two of many animals hoping to be adopted.
  8. Wyatt and Zola are two of many animals hoping to be adopted.
  9. Dec. 21, 2021• Life & Culture
    Santa Claus, formerly known as Frank Pascuzzi, poses for a photo in November 2020. He lives on Long Island, New York.
  10. Anny and Jimmy Kibble are two of many animals hoping to find loving homes.
  11. An accidental shooting led police in New Hampshire to a house that was overrun with 72 cats and was declared uninhabitable because it was covered with feline feces and urine.
  12. Chippy and Isis are two of many animals hoping to find loving homes for the holidays.
  13. Nessie and Nutty are two of many animals looking for loving homes.
  14. Meridian Apartments on N 50th Street in Tampa is one of about 100 apartment complexes that participated in Tampa Police Department's Crime-Free Multi Housing program.
  15. Nick Vojnovic, president of Little Greek Fresh Grill and Green Market Cafe.
  16. Margot and Turk are two senior animals hoping to find soft and loving homes to retire in.
  17. Bats can be see leaving the former Sanchez y Haya building.
  18. Mitchell Graham Hines of Apopka was named the winner of Morgan & Morgan's $100,000 jingle contest. Representatives from the law firm surprised Hines with an oversized check at his job in in Altamonte Springs.
  19. Cleo and Georgia are two senior animals hoping to find love and comfort for the rest of their lives.
  20. You can order a Thanksgiving meal pack with baked ham or roasted turkey for pickup from Metro Diner.
  21. Chip and Merle are two puppies hoping to find loving families.
  22. Tampa Bay area events salute retired and active military on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
  23. The crowd watches as Travis Scott performs at Astroworld Festival at NRG park on Friday  in Houston. Several people died and numerous others were injured in what officials described as a surge of the crowd at the music festival. Most major events happen without a death, of course, but experts say they see common traits within the tragedies
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