1. Inclusivitea, the new sex-friendly tea shop, is located in St. Petersburg's Grand Central District.
  2. A pedestrian stops to take a picture of the sunset while walking along Edgewater Drive Friday, Aug. 17, 2021 in Dunedin.
  3. Florida Orchestra Music Director Michael Francis welcomes the crowd back last year. The 2021-22 orchestra season is about to start with pandemic precautions still in place.
  4. Alexander Garcia, 19, was arrested Monday night on a charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.
  5. A  7-year-old boy reads the Black St. Pete Pledge during an August event at Lake Vista Recreation Center in St. Petersburg. The anti-gun violence pledge was created by Maress Scott, the father of Marquis Scott, who was shot and killed in the fall of 2019. The father has been asking community members to sign the pledge, which states: "I pledge not to murder another black person for the rest of this year. Instead of using a gun (or any other weapon), I will use my mind, my heart, and my mouth to solve any issues."
  6. Banners fly from the Student Services breezeway on the Tampa campus of the University of South Florida, which is seeking input about its next president. An online survey was announced Monday.
  7. Portrait of Leroy Moore of the Tampa Housing Authority and Urban Land Institute, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 in Tampa.
  8. The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg is moving up two weeks next season.
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  10. Paul Wilborn, executive director of the Palladium theater is also writer and musician.
  11. Mayor Rick Kriseman.
  12. St. Petersburg City Council Member Brandi Gabbard (left).
  13. James Pagan, 29, is a suspect in the fatal shootings of a man and woman in St. Petersburg, police said.
  14. Signs at The Island Flavors & Tings booth at the St. Pete Pier Marketplace, 800 2nd Ave NE, on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021 in St. Petersburg. Since the St. Pete Pier opened more than a year ago, Island Flavors & Tings owner Helena Josephs has seen foot traffic grow at her Gulfport restaurant.
  15. Amanda Makki stands at the podium during an event at Largo Central Park, to announce her run for Congress on July 20 in Largo.
  16. Concert-goers had to adhere to new vaccination rules for a Maroon 5 concert in Ohio in August. When the band performs in Tampa Sept. 24, fans must bring a printed copy of a negative test result or proof of their COVID-19 vaccination.
  17. Mayoral candidate Robert Blackmon, center, held a primary election-night watch party at the Urban Stillhouse.
  18. The menu at 400 Beach Seafood & Tap House has been completely overhauled and includes new dishes like shrimp and grits, pictured here. The restaurant, along with nearby spots Annata Restaurant & Wine Bar and Alto Mare Fish Bar, were recently purchased by new hospitality group Volet Hospitality, which has big plans for the Beach Drive NE restaurants.
  19. The Tampa Bay Times Community Reader Panel will meet quarterly with members of the newsroom.
  20. Deveron Gibbons.
  21. Three Pinellas business leaders review a map depicting mortgage trends at the offices of the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce. From left are Roberto Borrero, chief operating officer of the Tampa Bay Latin Chamber of Commerce; Eli Gonzalez, founder of the new Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Pinellas County; and Chris Steinocher, chief executive of the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce.
  22. Tampa Mayor Jane Castor announced her endorsement of Ken Welch for St. Petersburg mayor on Wednesday morning.
  23. "90 Day Fiance: The Other Way" stars Armando Rubio and Kenneth Niedermeier.