Judy Lisi watches a performance of "Avenue Q" at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa on Sept. 14. After more than 30 years, Lisi's final day as CEO and president of the Straz Center is Sept. 30.
Over 30 years, Tampa’s cultural landscape blossomed. The venue’s retiring CEO had a front-row seat.
An Arizona developer envisions ”ultra-luxury” residences southwest of Gandy and West Shore boulevards.
Regional leaders say they are trying to tread a careful line: letting visitors know the region is unscathed with open arms, while being mindful that vast swaths of the state are reeling from...
Before the storm, half of the 10 fastest-growing housing markets in the U.S. were on the state’s west coast with Fort Myers at the top.


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  2. Supporters of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) demonstrate on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in Washington in 2019. New applicants to the program are stalled indefinitely as legal challenges persist after a Thursday ruling.
  3. International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva speaks on the global economic outlook and key issues to be addressed at the IMF and World Bank annual meetings at Georgetown University in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022.
  4. Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Isaac Paredes, left, shortstop Wander Franco, first baseman Harold Ramirez and Taylor Walls look on during a pitching change in the eighth inning in the Sept. 25 game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg. Ten days earlier, the Rays made history when it started the game with nine position players who were all Latinos.
  5. This sketch from architectural plans filed with the city of Tampa shows a rendering of Broadstone Westshore, a new 325-unit apartment and townhome complex coming to 5105 W Tyson Ave.
  6. We found out about the differences between a manufacturer’s warranty, a retailer appliance extended warranty and home appliance warranties. Here’s what we learned.
  7. Judy Lisi watches a performance of "Avenue Q" at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa on Sept. 14. After more than 30 years, Lisi's final day as CEO and president of the Straz Center is Sept. 30.
  8. Tal Zentmeyer, 2nd AC, snaps a slate for a scene for the film Baked With a Kiss on Monday, May 16, 2022, at Walsingham Park in Seminole.
  9. A Southwest Airlines jetliner sits at a gate on the C concourse of Denver International Airpor, Oct. 6, 2021, in Denver. A Southwest Airlines pilot is suing the company, her union and a former colleague who pleaded guilty last year to dead-bolting the cockpit door during a flight and stripping naked in front of her.
  10. In this Sept. 15 photo, a customer looks at refrigerated items at a Grocery Outlet store in Pleasanton, Calif.  "Best before” labels are coming under scrutiny as concerns about food waste grow around the world. Manufacturers have used the labels for decades to estimate peak freshness. But “best before” labels have nothing to do with safety, and some worry they encourage consumers to throw away food that’s perfectly fine to eat.
  11. Cayson Boals, 10, and brother Foster, 2, of Lakeland look for seashells on St. Pete Beach on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 in St. Petersburg. They come every year for vacation, their mom said.
  12. Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister on Wednesday endorsed the transportation sales tax referendum scheduled for the Nov. 8 ballot. “While it’s never a good time to raise taxes, the cost of doing nothing is staggering,” he said.
  13. Networking technology maker DZS Inc. is cutting 58 jobs at its Seminole manufacturing plant after outsourcing those operations to an independent company.
  14. Structures and vehicles destroyed by Hurricane Ian remain on Fort Myers Beach on Tuesday, Oct 4, 2022.
  15. FILE - The logo of the Organization of the Petroleoum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is seen outside of OPEC's headquarters in Vienna, Austria, March 3, 2022. A cut in oil production is on the table when OPEC oil-producing countries meet Wednesday, Oct. 5. The OPEC+ alliance that includes Saudi Arabia and Russia is weighing a cut of a million barrels or more.
  16. Stress is running rampant this Medicare Annual Enrollment season because of the economic times the country is experiencing.
  17. Now’s the time to nominate your employer for the 14th Tampa Bay Times Top Workplaces award program.
  18. Fleet supplies manager Scott Wilson, left, and shrimper Steven Maxey walk through the wreckage of shrimping trawlers at Erickson and Jensen Seafood Packers on Friday, Sep 30, 2022, at Fort Myers Beach. The company’s fleet of 12 boats, including the 96’, 200-tonne Double E in background, were heavily damaged as Hurricane Ian made landfall overnight on Wednesday.
  19. Investment firm Baird will move its Tampa office from 201 N Franklin St. into Thousand and One, the new Water Street Tampa office tower at 1001 Water St.
  20. Cigarette manufacturer ITG Brands assumed liability for tobacco settlement payments to the state of Florida when it acquired four brands from Reynolds American in 2015, a Delaware judge has ruled. Reynolds sold the Kool, Winston, Salem and Maverick brands to ITG in 2014 to gain federal regulators' approval of Reynolds’ acquisition of Lorillard Inc.
  21. On Monday, workers for Florida Power and Electric repair a power line damaged by Hurricane Ian in Naples. The utility said it expects to have nearly all power restored to its customers with habitable homes by the end of the week.
  22. Hillsborough Fire Rescue responded to a large fire at a fish farm in Plant City on Tuesday morning.
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