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What’s happening in Tampa Bay food: Negroni Week, rum cocktail tasting

You can also get your booze on elsewhere, plus check out a trio of weekend brunches.

Next week, several local eateries will start celebrating Negroni Week, including the Birchwood in downtown St. Petersburg. [Courtesy of The Birchwood]

Meet the woman behind Valhalla Bakery, a popular Orlando vegan spot now serving in St. Petersburg

Celine Duvoisin talks about dairy-free, egg-free treats and why St. Pete won her over.

Vegan baked goods from Valhalla Bakery, a second location for the Orlando-born bakery, located in St. Petersburg’s Baum Ave Market. [MICHELLE STARK   |   Times]

Tampa Bay restaurant and bar openings: Datz in St. Petersburg, Hyde Park Village’s Forbici make their anticipated arrivals

Plus, Maple Street Biscuit Company expands to Brandon and Guac closes in South Tampa.

Next to the James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art, Datz’s long-awaited second restaurant opened last week in downtown St. Petersburg — sleek bar and all. [Datz Restaurant Group]



What’s happening on Tampa Bay stages: ‘Madama Butterfly,’ Broadway season at Ruth Eckerd Hall

Plus, Jeremy Piven brings his comic energy to Tampa Improv this weekend.

In this 2017 photo, Jeremy Piven participates in the Wisdom of the Crowd panel during the CBS Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at CBS Studio Center in Beverly Hills, Calif. The actor will perform a few standup sets at Tampa Improv this weekend. [Associated Press]

Tampa Bay’s top concert picks: Luis Miguel, Disrupt Festival, Todd Rundgren

Plus, Wolfgang Gartner and a Rage Against the Machine tribute.

In this 2018 photo, Luis Miguel performs at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Latin pop artist will stop by Tampa’s Amalie Arena next week. [Associated Press]



Six rainbow foods in Tampa Bay to try for Pride Month

Colorful creations for June’s Pride festivities.

Rainbow cake at Valhalla Bakery. (MICHELLE STARK   |   Times)

Guide to Pride: St. Pete Pride parties, parades and festivals

Florida’s largest Pride celebration returns with a concert by Lisa Loeb, parties, art shows, a...

MARTHA ASENCIO RHINE   |   TimesBrittany Stanley, 25, from St. Petersburg, attended the St. Pete Pride celebrations on June 23, 2018.

Lisa Loeb, headlining St. Pete Pride, talks nostalgia for ‘Stay’ and staying true to herself

Twenty-five years after ‘Reality Bites,’ the singer is still guided by an independent...

Lisa Loeb, indelibly linked to the hit song ‘Stay (I Missed You),’ will headline the St. Pete Pride concert in North Straub Park on Friday. [Courtesy of Frances Iacuzzi via Manage This Media]



Best things to do in Tampa Bay: Warrior Games, SummerFest, Summer Plant Festival

Tampa attracts more than 300 competing athletes this weekend, plus seasonal soirees come to...

Comedian and actor Jon Stewart, shown here at the Department of Defense Warrior Games in 2018, will resume his emcee duties when the Warrior Games come to Tampa on Friday. [Master Sgt. Stephen D. Schester]

Movies opening in Tampa Bay theaters: ‘Child’s Play,’ ‘Toy Story 4,’ ‘Anna’

What else? Screenings of ’90s favorites ‘Forrest Gump’ and...

Tom Hanks and Keanu Reeves are among the actors who lend their voices to ‘Toy Story 4.’ [Walt Disney]
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