The I-275 interchange near Westshore Plaza.
Also among the highs and lows from the past week: Some serious tone deadness from a local historical advisory council.
Here’s what readers are saying in Saturday’s letters to the editor.
Here’s what readers are saying in Friday’s letters to the editor.


  1. The I-275 interchange near Westshore Plaza.
  2. President Joe Biden talks with reporters after landing on Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on Sept 7. Biden has proposed more than $3 trillion worth of revenue increases, primarily through higher taxes for corporations and the country's richest households as well as greater IRS enforcement that would target the wealthy.
  3. The Internal Revenue Service  building in Washington.
  4. The Tampa Bay housing market awaits.
  5. Washington at Constitutional Convention of 1787, signing of U.S. Constitution.
  6. University of Florida president W. Kent Fuchs celebrates during an announcement on Monday that the school was ranked a Top 5 public university by U.S. News & World Report.
  7. Veterans Memorial Park on Veterans Day in 2019.
  8. Nelson Mandela's activism helped create a path toward racial reconciliation in South Africa.
  9. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., center, holds a news conference on Wednesday with U.S. gymnasts, from left, McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman, and Maggie Nichols, joined at far right by Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, after the athletes' testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the the FBI's handling of the Larry Nassar investigation, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
  10. The Internal Revenue Service headquarters in Washington, D.C..
  11. Gov. Ron DeSantis makes remarks accompanied by teachers, parents and education officials during a press conference Tuesday at High Point Elementary School in Clearwater to announce a new proposal to reform statewide school testing.
  12. Boca Ciega High School senior Matthew McCrary, 17, works on algebra homework for his Liberal Arts math class while his cat KiKi explores the dining room table, at left, on Monday at McCrary’s home in Palm Harbor.
  13. Aerial photo of the phosphogypsum stacks at the former Piney Point phosphate plant where one stack was in danger of imminent collapse in March and early April.
  14. The Renaissance at West River in Tampa was the first apartment complex to be completed in the West River urban renewal project. The six-story, 160-unit complex is a part of Tampa's commitment to provide 10,000 affordable housing units by 2027.
  15. Imagine the bliss of a spacious restaurant at 3 p.m., like Ulele in Tampa.
  16. editorial cartoon from times wires
  17. Kiwibot, a robotic delivery service, goes through a test run in downtown Miami on Tuesday June 1, 2021.