1. PINELLAS- [FL] ST. PETERSBURG, FL.,  11/15/97-- ENV-BERRIES-- A mockingbird perches in a Brazilian pepper tree in St. Petersburg. The bird, along with several other, eats the berries on the tree.  FOR JAN HOLLINGSWORTH STORY- STAFF PHOTO- FRED FOX
  2. Foreigner, pictured at a 2014 show, will unplug this weekend for two acoustic performances at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater.
  3. Cova and Mufasa are two of many animals available for adoption.
  4. This time last year, the Hillsborough County Animal Shelter, shown here, and others were getting emptied as people sought comfort in the pandemic. But in the past month or so, as people begin to return to work and school, shelters are reporting a spike in pets being returned.
  5. Bridgette Soto, a licensed funeral director and the location manager at Blount & Curry Funeral Home at MacDill Avenue, poses for a photograph May 7 in Tampa. The funeral home has opened an Ybor 1929 speakeasy-themed room.
  6. Iliza Shlesinger headlines a big week of comedy with a performance Saturday at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater.  (Photo by Araya Diaz/Getty Images for Hollywood Wilshire YMCA)
  7. After-hours parties at the Magic Kingdom are popular because they give guests a chance to roam the world’s most popular tourist attraction after it closes to the general public.
  8. The St. Petersburg Museum of History is the first stop on the St. Petersburg Florida Stories audio tour.
  9. Juju and Phoebe are two of many animals looking for loving homes.
  10. In this Sept. 2019, photo provided by the White Oak Conservation, Asian elephants, Mable, born April 6, 2006, April, born April 3, 2010, and Kelly Ann, born Jan. 1, 1996, are seen at the Center for Elephant Conservation in Polk City, Fla.  The Florida wildlife sanctuary is building a new 2,500-acre home for former circus elephants. The White Oak Conservation Center announced Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, that it's expecting to welcome 30 Asian elephants starting next year.
  11. Shelia E. performs during the Tampa Bay Black Heritage Music Festival Sunday in Curtis Hixon Park.
  12. Publix chicken tenders sub or vaccine side effect?
  13. Chocolate and raspberries make French toast even more of a treat for Mother's Day. Here are 30 suggestions on where to find a no-cook meal for mom.
  14. Actor Ray Park, who portrayed Darth Maul, will be at Emerald City Comics next week.
  15. Biscotti and Oreo are two of many animals  hoping to be adopted by loving families.
  16. The super pink moon is seen Tuesday, April 7, 2020 in Safety Harbor.
  17. This pickle pizza is one of the new offerings at the Florida State Fair this year. From Angela's Pizza, it has a white garlic sauce base and is topped with mozzarella cheese and dill pickles. After it comes out of the oven it's garnished with ranch and dill seasoning.
  18. St. Petersburg police on Friday released the name of the man whose head was found by a jogger on July 7 along 38th Avenue South west of 31st Street South.
  19. Ella and Milo are two puppies available for adoption this week. There are plenty of other animals waiting for you in area shelters too.
  20. The Bay Area Renaissance Festival has moved from its usual location at MOSI to the Withlacoochee River Park in Dade City. The festival will be held weekends through May 23.
  21. In this undated photo provided by John-Paul Hodnett is a single tooth on the lower jaw of a 300-million-year-old shark species named this week following a nearly complete skeleton of the species in 2013 in New Mexico. Discoverer Hodnett says it was the short, squat teeth that first alerted him to the possibility that the specimen initially dubbed "Godzilla Shark" could be a species distinct from it's ancient cousins, which have longer, more spear-like teeth. The image was taken using angled light techniques that reveal fossil features underneath sediment.
  22. Florida seen from the Space Shuttle. [NASA]
  23. Eddie and Squeak are two of many animals looking for forever homes.