The amphitheater is pictured on the left in this rendering of the $84 million Imagine Clearwater waterfront renovation. The park is under construction with a completion target of July 2023.
A council majority goes against city staff, who pushed to hire a group that included Vinik Sports.
A bear market is a term used by Wall Street when a market index has fallen 20% or more from a recent high.
Any attempt to merge with the New York carrier would face substantial regulatory hurdles, largely because of JetBlue’s alliance with American Airlines.
Pay cash, buy back later programs for homes are pushing to compete against investors.


  1. Ronit Naibryf, right, shows Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levina Cava, the name of her son Ilan Naibryf, earlier this month in Surfside.
  2. The Florida House of Representatives pictured on Thursday, March 10, 2022, in Tallahassee. Florida lawmakers are returning to the Capitol next week for a special legislative session aimed at addressing problems in the state’s turbulent property insurance market.
  3. The partially collapsed 12-story Champlain Towers South condo building is pictured June 28, 2021, in Surfside.
  4. Hickory Hollow Mall was once the largest shopping center in Tennessee. Now Vanderbilt University Medical Center plans to lease the space and use it for medical clinics.
  5. The amphitheater is pictured on the left in this rendering of the $84 million Imagine Clearwater waterfront renovation. The park is under construction with a completion target of July 2023.
  6. The Legoland theme park in Winter Haven has added some new elements this year.
  7. Katherine Gibson-Haynes helps distribute infant formula during a baby formula drive May 14 in Houston. Parents seeking baby formula are running into bare supermarket and pharmacy shelves in part because of ongoing supply disruptions and a recent safety recall.
  8. A line of Spirit Airlines jets sit on the tarmac at the Orlando International Airport on May 20, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. Spirit Airlines' board is telling its shareholders to reject JetBlue's offer, saying it's not in the best interests of the company or its stockholders. Spirit said Thursday, May 19, 2022, that its board found that a potential deal with JetBlue faces substantial regulatory hurdles, especially while the Northeast Alliance with American Airlines remains in effect.
  9. SeaWorld’s first launch-style coaster, Ice Breaker, opened in February. It has both backward and forward launches to flip riders’ stomachs with what it says is the “steepest beyond vertical drop” in Florida.
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  11. Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg has been designated as a level 1 children's surgery center by the American College of Surgeons. The distinction is shared by fewer than 50 hospitals across the country, none in Tampa Bay.
  12. Pedestrians walk by the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday in New York.  The stock market’s skid this year has pulled the S&P 500 close to what’s known as a bear market. Rising interest rates, high inflation, the war in Ukraine and a slowdown in China’s economy have caused investors to reconsider the prices they’re willing to pay for a wide range of stocks, from high-flying tech companies to traditional automakers.
  13. FILE - Infant formula is stacked on a table during a baby formula drive to help with the shortage May 14, 2022, in Houston.  President Joe Biden has invoked the Defense Production Act to speed production of infant formula and has authorized flights to import supply from overseas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
  14. Former mayor of Sacramento and former NBA player Kevin Johnson, speaks at the podium, during a press conference Thursday, May 19, 2022 in St. Petersburg by local Black pastors announcing their official endorsement of Sugar Hill Community Partners developers as their choice for the redevelopment of the Tropicana Field site. A group of pastors were flown out to Sacramento by Sugar Hill to see their developments.
  15. Eleanor Walker, 4, left, and Edie Walker, 5, visit with Hope at her home in July 2020 inside the Kate Tidemann & Ellen Cotton Main Pool and Window of Wonder at the Ruth and J.O. Stone Dolphin Complex. The Clearwater Marine Aquarium opened an $80 million expansion thanks to fundraising and attendance that surged in the last 10 years because of Winter the dolphin. Winter died in November.
  16. CoinFlip, a Chicago cryptocurrency exchange company, is opening a, 8,000-square-foot office and "crypto experience center" at Tampa's Sparkman Wharf this summer, the company announced Thursday.
  17. Infant formula is stacked on a table during a baby formula drive to help with the shortage Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Houston.
  18. Nick and Linda Howe
  19. A for sale sign is seen in front of a home along 6th Avenue North in the Kenwood area Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 of St. Petersburg.
  20. Alexander Leszczynski of North Redington Beach is facing charges of wire fraud, bank fraud and money laundering.
  21. Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference at the Federal Reserve, Wednesday, May 4, 2022 in Washington. The Federal Reserve intensified its drive to curb the worst inflation in 40 years by raising its benchmark short-term interest rate by an sizable half-percentage point.
  22. Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri announces the arrest of Andrea Wagner, 39, an investigator for the Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board.
  23. The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus will be reimagined.
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