A Pasco County "scream park" is finding the humor and the horror in the current election with some clever marketing--two large billboards in Tampa advertising Scream-A-Geddon as more terrifying than a Hillary Clinton or a Donald Trump presidency.
TAMPA -- A private Christian school in Tampa is suing the state's high school athletic association over a December incident in which the football team was denied the opportunity to pray over a loudspeaker before a game.
Another prominent elected official said Monday the Florida Department of Transportation mislead him about its plans to rebuild the Howard Frankland Bridge with one fewer free lane for drivers.
TAMPA -- Spaghetti Warehouse in Ybor City will close for good Sunday despite a recent effort to save and relocate the restaurant in the Tampa Bay area. "Within the past several months, we have made every effort to remain open.
Expect to see warm weather and afternoon showers for most of the week in Tampa Bay before a slight cold front provides a bit of relief this weekend, forecasters said Monday.
What might we call this historic foreign policy moment? Buckhorn Goes to China? Okay, so it doesn't quite have the Nixonian panache to it. But there was Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn spending last week cavorting across China on a goodwill/economic development trip, raising mai tai umbrellas in
TAMPA -- It's hard enough starting a business. But for those unfamiliar with English and U.S. laws and business practices, starting a new venture can be almost impossible. This week, the Hillsborough County Entrepreneur Collaborative Center in Ybor City hosted a conference to help
TAMPA -- Toni Gross and Annette Kirk stood close to each other as they shared a podium in Veterans Memorial Park and Museum on Saturday. Their heads bobbed to and from a microphone as they traded off reading the names of fallen troops -- until Kirk paused.
Winthrop Arts takes the next step toward a sustainable arts organization for the area with the launch of a special program for youths next month. Its Art Factory opens Oct.
Velocity Resource Group, a recruiter specializing in resume mining and candidate qualification, is pulling up stakes at its Illinois headquarters to relocate to Tampa. The move will create 50 jobs and involve a $375,000 investment locally, with the new positions including executive management,
TAMPA -- That morning ride to your child's Hillsborough County public school? It could be gone next year, and the afternoon ride too. District officials and School Board members spent Tuesday morning discussing how they can wean thousands of children off "courtesy busing,
George Levy, a businessman who played a major role in attracting sports teams to Tampa and numerous civic causes, often behind the scenes, died Tuesday morning. He was 83.
MIAMI -- It was his night to pitch. His night to fill the strike zone with fastballs. His night to take a bite out of the Mets' NL wild-card chase.
Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market: With live music from jazz to rock, pop to island, plus vegetables and fruit, baked goods, herbs, teas, plants, crafts, handmade jewelry.. 9 a.m., Gulfport, along Beach Boulevard, Gulfport.
ST. PETERSBURG -- He left in the night, while most of us slept. A light so bright. A life cut short. You woke up and heard the news and wanted to think you'd just had a nightmare.
Munich mayor Dieter Reiter swung his mallet twice -- a respectable amount, according to those who judge such things -- and drove a tap into wooden barrel of Märzen, shouting "O'zapft is!" He served the first mug to the Bavarian prime minister in September, and
Manouchcar Pierre-Val made headlines in 2014 when she slapped the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with a class action labor lawsuit demanding back pay for work she and other Buccaneer cheerleaders did for the team.
APOLLO BEACH - Apollo Beach resident Cynthia Gauthier's occupation is in the business of providing thrills and adrenaline rushes to thousands of people around the world. As a monster truck driver, Gauthier has been all over the country on stadium tours with Monster Jam, one of the
It's one thing to decide which building goes where when mapping out a new $3 billion district for downtown Tampa. But it's another challenge entirely to create a sense of place and identity that has been lacking in downtown Tampa for decades when there isn't much history in
A 35-story apartment tower in downtown St. Petersburg. Two huge new communities with sunset views of Old Tampa Bay. A 52-story tower overlooking Tampa's Riverwalk. If you haven't heard much about these lately, it's because not much is happening -- at least not yet.
If the Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival survives another 27 years, it'll require the future of LGBTQ culture remembering its past. "We need more youth (involvement)," festival executive director Scott Skyberg said by phone.
TAMPA -- It was the day after. It still didn't seem real. It was like that at the house in the Egypt Lake section of Tampa, where Jose Fernandez lived while he was in Tampa, and on the baseball field at Alonso High, where he was a star.
TAMPA -- When police arrived at Tampa General Hospital after last week's fatal shooting of a toddler, witnesses there initially described the gunshot as "self-inflicted," according to a search warrant affidavit obtained by the Tampa Bay Times on Monday.
TAMPA -- Amalie Arena employees have spent the summer getting the stadium ready for the upcoming National Hockey League season. Preseason games start this week, and construction crews are wrapping up a $2 million upgrade to the ice-level Lexus Lounge, a bar and lounge area for ticket holders
TAMPA -- Can't happen. Just can't happen. If the Bucs have any designs on doing anything this season, they can't lose like they did Sunday. You can't lose to a team like the Rams.
No lie: 2 Chainz is coming to Tampa. The blockbuster rapper (No Lie, Feds Watching, Mercy, Birthday Song) will headline the University of South Florida's annual Homecoming concert on Oct.
But once it began, the fourth annual Domino Tournament of Champions, sponsored by the Hillsborough County Department of Aging Services, moved at a frantic pace. With a five-second time limit per turn, the room at the Town 'N Country Senior Center chirped with the clickety-clack of dominoes
Hillsborough County, the City of Tampa, and the Tampa Housing Authority invite the public to provide input on fair housing issues through a series of public workshops. Hosted by Hillsborough County's Affordable Housing Services, the series of community meetings will inform the public about
Leonard Stevens was the pilot of a wooden glider that crash- landed near the town of Marseille. That was his first experience with the French. It was Aug. 15, 1944, and Stevens was taking part in Operation Dragoon, the liberation of southern France.
More veterans call Hillsborough home than any county in Florida except Duval County, both hosts to major military installations. With 95,667 veterans, according to the latest numbers from the Veterans Administration, Hillsborough is No.