1. This rendering shows a west-to-east view of Gas Worx, a proposed mixed-use development on 50 acres between Ybor City and downtown Tampa. An initial master plan for the project is being filed with the city by real estate investor Darryl Shaw and lead developers Kettler, a Washington, D.C. real estate firm.
  2. Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan announced his retirement during a press conference at police headquarters. Chief Dugan’s retirement will be effective in early September at which time, Assistant Police Chief Ruben Delgado will take over in the interim until a new chief can be found, Mayor Jane Castor announced. Chief Dugan cited several factors for ending his time on the force, including the ongoing pandemic which he said continued to worry him. “It’s just time,” he said. Monday, July 26, 2021 in Tampa.
  3. Rhea Law is the longtime Fowler White Boggs chief executive officer, a force in regional economic development circles and an influential board member at the University of South Florida.(TIMES | Joseph Garnett Jr.).
  4. Tampa police Chief Brian Dugan attends a news conference on Monday to announce his retirement effective Sept. 10. “I have been proud of what we have accomplished here together,” Dugan said.
  5. Kaisen Henry puts on the costume of Tigertastic Car at the Glazer Children’s Museum’s visiting exhibition "Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood." The Tampa museum offers free admission the first Tuesday of every month.
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  7. Jack Tenney speaks during the Rally to save Florida from Red Tide, Sunday July 25, 2021 in Tampa.
  8. Red Tide is suspected in the deaths of eight of nine manatees recently found off the coasts of Pinellas and Hillsborough counties, according to data from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
  9. The children are helping hold the family together, relatives say, after the slaying of Alisha Windfield, back right, shown here during a family outing with them and husband Ryan Capel, back left.
  10. USF president Steve Currall speaks at a June 23 Board of Governors meeting in St. Petersburg, where a board member questioned whether the school was being aggressive enough about its goals.
  11. Jennifer Loyless, holds her daughter, Avery, 12, as she prepares to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at a mobile site in West Palm Beach on May 14.
  12. Curtis James, 43, of Tampa, is accused of shooting and killing another man at a Town 'N Country intersection.
  13. Rob Lorei was fired by radio station WMNF after they said he used an ethnic slur in an email. WEDU, on which he hosts a show, is supporting him.
  14. Mayor Jane Castor, left, and City Council chairman Orlando Gudes, right, sign a new Citizen Review Board ordinance in the mayor's conference room on Thursday.
  15. Residents wait at Element Tampa hours after a main water line burst in the tower on July 16. The building owner hopes to have residents back into the building on Monday.
  16. Rob Lorei was fired by WMNF three months ago, and Thursday, the station sent an explanation to its subscribers.
  17. Willa's, a new neighborhood restaurant in North Hyde Park, is one of Tampa's hottest new restaurants to open this year.
  18. Tyler Tucker, left, works with his father, Toliver Tucker, to release nets full of dead fish onto the deck of the shrimp boat, Southbound, while Toliver's wife, Jessica Tucker, navigates the Intracoastal Waterway off Treasure Island on Thursday.
  19. The Tampa Bay Times Community Reader Panel has been formed. It is made up of 50 people from around the bay who will meet quarterly with journalists.
  20. Thousand & One, which is located at 1001 Water Street in Tampa, is pictured, center.
  21. In this photo taken Saturday, July 17, in an airport hangar in Del Rio, Texas, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody is near the center of the group to the left of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott while Gov. Ron DeSantis is on the other side of Abbott.  Moody announced on Wednesday, July 21, that she had tested positive for COVID-19.
  22. A British man has been charged in the United States in connection with a Twitter hack last summer that compromised the accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls.
  23. Florida Governor, Ron DeSantis, backed by wildlife experts, marine business owners and politicians, talks about the state’s overall effort to combat the recent Red Tide outbreak plaguing Tampa Bay waters, during a press conference held at the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute in St. Petersburg on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. At this moment, the DeSantis was pushing back on a question from a reporter who said the St. Petersburg Mayor, Rick Kriseman accused the governor of politicizing Red Tide. In rebuttal, DeSantis said it was Kriseman who introduced politics into the Red Tide discussions.