TBO.com: Tampa Bay Online, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times - breaking news and weather.
Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014

Things To Do

Sony cancels 'The Interview' Dec. 25 release

Sony cancels 'The Interview' Dec. 25 release

NEW YORK — Under the threat of terrorist attacks from hackers and with the nation’s largest multiplex chains pulling the film from its screens, Sony Pictures Entertainment took the unprecedented step of canceling the Dec. 25 release of ...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Christine McVie is back as legendary Fleetwood Mac rolls into Amalie Arena

Christine McVie is back as legendary Fleetwood Mac rolls into Amalie Arena

Never say never in the world of music. Christine McVie will be on stage with Fleetwood Mac in Tampa.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Outlaws ready for a concert and reunion in Clearwater

Outlaws ready for a concert and reunion in Clearwater

The Outlaws are coming home again. The grizzled group and Blackhawk will perform Friday at the Capitol Theatre.
Updated: 9 hours ago
WTFork: The best Tampa Bay restaurants for winter comfort food

WTFork: The best Tampa Bay restaurants for winter comfort food

What constitutes “comfort food”? In my book, it's anything warm, creamy, cheesy, spicy, deep fried, traditional, homespun or slathered in gravy.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Review: ‘The Hobbit’ wraps with a Middle-earth melee

Review: ‘The Hobbit’ wraps with a Middle-earth melee

With a sum total of 1,032 minutes, Peter Jackson’s six J.R.R. Tolkien films have earned more than $5 billion worldwide. They have made New Zealand synonymous with Middle-earth. And they have slaughtered enough orcs to constitute genocide.
Updated: 11 hours ago
Review: The Black Keys bring their brawny rock to Amalie Arena

Review: The Black Keys bring their brawny rock to Amalie Arena

TAMPA — The last time the Black Keys headlined a show in Tampa it was at Skipper’s Smokehouse, a quirky little restaurant with a capacity of around 800. Things change in nine years. A lot.
Updated: 13 hours ago
NYC premiere of ‘The Interview’ canceled as threats fly

NYC premiere of ‘The Interview’ canceled as threats fly

NEW YORK — The blow that the hacking attack has dealt Sony is spreading beyond the entertainment corporation itself to theater chains and movie goers alike. And the financial toll is adding up too.
Updated: 16 hours ago
This ‘Hobbit’ pushes Tolkien fiction too hard

This ‘Hobbit’ pushes Tolkien fiction too hard

Peter Jackson’s “Just Give the People What They Want,” aka “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” sends this not-really-a-trilogy off in style.
Updated: 16 hours ago
Pop Rocks: ‘American Horror Story’ disses Tampa, but loves St. Pete’s snacks

Pop Rocks: ‘American Horror Story’ disses Tampa, but loves St. Pete’s snacks

We knew there would be plenty of Florida references with FX’s “American Horror Story: Freak Show” being set in Jupiter, but we didn’t know Tampa would get dissed so hard by one of the series’ main characters. ...
Published: 12/16/14
Pop Rocks: Is CMT’s ‘Party Down South’ partying in Tampa?

Pop Rocks: Is CMT’s ‘Party Down South’ partying in Tampa?

If you haven’t seen the CMT reality series “Party Down South,” the quickest way to sum it up is “Jersey Shore” with sweet tea.
Published: 12/16/14