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  1. Airbnb superhost Frank Albert poses for a portrait in the rental that he and his friends designed to commemorate the "Friends" sitcom.
  2. If you like hiking with a challenge, the obstacle courses at Bradenton's TreeUmph!, complete with bridges among the trees, might be for you.
  3. Letters of encouragement come from all over the world for "the Oulson girls," as 10-year-old Alexis calls her and her mom Nicole. Chad Oulson, their father and husband, was shot to death in a Wesley Chapel movie theater eight years ago. The shooter was acquitted.
  4. Cardiologist Hoshedar Tamboli, left, and his patient Juan Sosa pictured in a patient room at the Heart Vascular & Vein of Tampa Bay in Brandon in January. Sosa, 58, was healthy, vaccinated and recovering from a mild COVID-19 infection in September when he felt pain in his chest. He was having a heart attack, and it would take Tamboli hours to save his life. Sosa's case demonstrated a troubling new discovery that medical researchers are studying: COVID-19 is turning healthy people into cardiac patients and can increase the risk of heart attack or stroke.
  5. Kendall Ker, 18, adds detail to the top of the wall as she joined other students from Berkeley Preparatory School’s National Art Honor Society who partnered with elementary school students at Town ’n’ Country Elementary to create a mural on an exterior wall, that commemorates the pandemic,Tuesday, March 8, 2022 in Town 'n' Country.
  6. Pierogi Bar, a cottage kitchen restaurant in St. Petersburg, makes pierogi for customers who ordered online on Wednesday March 2, 2022.
  7. Irene Rodriguez, who is a highly acclaimed Cuban dancer, leads a flamenco lesson at Brucie Klay's Dance Center in Tampa on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022.
  8. Taylor Cook, 21, an activist with Students for a Democratic Society, leads chants outside a Florida House committee meeting on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022.
  9. NFL on Fox director Rich Russo directs the over 23 cameras and field crews for the broadcast from the production trailer during the NFC wild-card game between the Bucs and Eagles Sunday at Raymond James Stadium.
  10. Jack Timmel, 34, and his father, John Timmel, 65, who are licensed harbor pilots, serve as the sail masters for the "Jose Gasparilla" pirate ship that leads a flotilla of private boats into downtown Tampa before its signature parade. They are standing in the elevated perch that the captains use on the ship, which was built in 1954 for the festival.
  11. As part of the African-American holiday celebration, people take part in drumming and dancing.
  12. Three bald eagles perch on a dirt mound at the Hernando County landfill.
  13. The abortion debate is coming to Florida.
  14. Korean fried chicken, Tampa Bay's other KFC.
  15. Malalai Rostami sits in her new apartment in Tampa last week. It was furnished with donations collected by Radiant Hands. Rostami, who worked for the U.S. military as an air traffic controller at the Kabul airport, fled Afghanistan after the Taliban took power.
  16. Teresa Walls, who oversees daily operations for the Tampa Downtown Partnership’s Clean Team, removes graffiti from an electrical box using a potent solvent called Goof Off.
  17. Amanda Hall, 42, stands with the help of a walker in her Lake Hamilton home. She has Down syndrome, then suffered severe symptoms from COVID-19 in December. It took her months to get back on her feet. "I believe one day she'll put the walker aside and walk again," said her father Walt Hall.
  18. Owner Loai Kader, 29, helps a costumer at Roasted!, a shop specializing in Middle Eastern nuts, spices and candy,
  19. Chef Gregory Diaz, founder of Sabor With Love and winner of last year's Cuban Sandwich Festival.
  20. Poet-for-hire Giovanni Cerro of St. Petersburg writes poetry for passing guests for free thanks to a sponsorship by Katee Tully of Smith and Associates during the St. Pete Pride celebration on Beach Drive in June in St. Petersburg.
  21. Shikha Beaver is one of the kids who received a violin repaired by Dunedin-based woodworker, John Sweeny.
  22. The staff and volunteer team at Feeding Tampa Bay handles giving out food boxes to the public at distribution centers across 10 counties.
  23. Melody Engle brings up the amberjack she shot in the Gulf of Mexico. Engle started spearfishing about five years ago and is captain of the women's USA spearfishing team that will compete in Italy next month.
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