WestShore Plaza was mostly closed due to the coronavirus pandemic by March 23, 2020.
Washington Prime Group cited the economic downfall caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
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  1. Due to supply chain issues, some of your favorite Starbucks beverages may not be available. Blame the pandemic.
  2. Director Dan Myrick, left, and Sabrina Miller, scripts supervisor, both look on a monitor during the filming of "Black Veil" in downtown Plant City in January 2020.
  3. A rendering of OCC Road House and Museum, a new motorcycle-themed restaurant and entertainment venue co-owned by 'American Chopper' star Paul Teutul Sr. in Pinellas Park. The restaurant is slated to open June 25.
  4. Swoop, a low-cost Canadian air carrier, will launch service at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport in November.
  5. Beware of scammers hoping to commit Medicare fraud.
  6. Hundreds of guests watch the "Happily Ever After" fireworks show in front of Cinderella Castle on July 30, 2018 at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom. As part of its coronavirus limitations, the fireworks shows were ended when the park reopened last summer to prevent large crowds from gathering.
  7. The OnMed station at the Las Vegas Convention Center virtually connects patients with 38 medical professionals stationed in Tampa to treat colds, fevers, and more.
  8. Young guests enjoy seeing Winnie the Pooh, and Tigger too, at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World after Disney eased face mask requirements. Guests are now allowed to go maskless in the parks, though Disney transportation at the resort all still require masks.
  9. Paulina Gervasi runs the popular popup Le Clementine Bakeshop and will be selling her fresh-baked croissants at Pete’s Bagels when it opens next month in St. Petersburg's Grand Central District.
  10. Dana Anthony works at her desk at The Daily Tar Heel newspaper in Chapel Hill, N.C., Tuesday, April 13, 2021. Anthony was rejected after two speparate HireVue interviews for other jobs recently. The pandemic has heightened demand for online services that interview job applicants remotely and use artificial intelligence to assess their skills. But the technology also raises questions about whether computers can accurately judge a person's character traits and emotional cues.
  11. Southwest Airlines grounded flights across the country Tuesday amid reports of a nationwide computer issues. Some flights at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport were affected, but as of Tuesday afternoon, operations were back to normal, an ABIA spokesman said.
  12. A view of the Student Union at the University of Central Florida. The gifts to the Florida universities were part of $2.7 billion in donations to 286 organizations Scott announced Tuesday.
  13. Pile drivers sink concrete and steel pillars into solid limestone to form the substructure of the Howard Frankland Bridge expansion. Each pillar has sensors to ensure they're firmly in place.
  14. Beach goers along Clearwater Beach in March. In the following months, both Hillsborough and Pinellas County have seen tourism rebound to its pre-pandemic state.
  15. The Pebble Creek Golf Club and surrounding residences in New Tampa. Times photo (1999)
  16. Secret IRS files show billionaires skip tax
  17. Capt. Michael Anderson of Reel Animals charter fishing spots dolphins swimming Thursday near the new Tierra Verde Bridge in St. Petersburg. No dolphins were killed in the demolition of the old drawbridge May 18, state officials said, but Anderson said hundreds of fish died.
  18. New home construction in the Southfork Lakes subdivision in Riverview is shown in March 2020.  On Wednesday, Hillsborough County commissioners are scheduled to vote on reversing planned impact fee increases on new construction because of new state legislation.
  19. In this March 4, 2018, file photo, then-MacKenzie Bezos arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Galvanized by the racial justice protests and the coronavirus pandemic, charitable giving in the United States reached a record $471 billion in 2020, according to a Giving USA report released Tuesday, June 15, 2021. MacKenzie Scott stormed the philanthropy world in 2020 with $5.7 billion in unrestricted donations to hundreds of charities. The seven- and eight-figure gifts were the largest many had ever received. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
  20. WestShore Plaza was mostly closed due to the coronavirus pandemic by March 23, 2020.
  21. Three-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Eric Clapton is coming to Tampa’s Amalie Arena at 8 p.m. Sept. 25. He’ll be joined by special guest Jimmie Vaughan.
  22. A view of the mobile home park where residents face possible eviction from a non-subsidized affordable housing park by developers near the Miami River, in Miami, Tuesday, June 1, 2021. (Daniel A. Varela/Miami Herald via AP)
  23. This undated file illustration provided by Blue Origin shows the capsule that the company aims to take tourists into space. The price to rocket into space next month with Jeff Bezos and his brother is a cool $28 million. That was the winning bid during the live online auction on Saturday.