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Review: Tom Petty shows he’s still a rock ‘n’ roll star at Tampa concert

Review: Tom Petty shows he’s still a rock ‘n’ roll star at Tampa concert

Tampa beat Philadelphia. We’re not talking about the Lightning, Rays or the Bucs, especially the Bucs. This is about Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers concerts.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Glazer Children’s Museum celebrates four years of fun

Glazer Children’s Museum celebrates four years of fun

TAMPA — The third floor of the Glazer Children’s Museum was full of happy white noise on Sunday afternoon, when excited children’s voices blended with a tinkling xylophone, clapping cymbals and a honking trombone.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Tampa designer gave Jimi Hendrix his wild style

Tampa designer gave Jimi Hendrix his wild style

TAMPA — Jimi Hendrix, hailed by Rolling Stone magazine as the greatest guitarist of all time, was a lefty but played a right-handed instrument, sometimes behind his back or even with his teeth.
Updated: 7 hours ago
’Maze Runner’ races past ‘Tombstones’ with $32.5M

’Maze Runner’ races past ‘Tombstones’ with $32.5M

NEW YORK – The young-adult adaptation “The Maze Runner” raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million, giving a budding franchise a quick start out of the gate.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Man recalls time with famous bank robber

Man recalls time with famous bank robber

TAMPA — When “Dog Day Afternoon” ends, John Miller’s story begins.
Published: 09/20/14
Oktoberfest helps ring in fall in Tampa Bay area

Oktoberfest helps ring in fall in Tampa Bay area

ST. PETERSBURG — It felt vaguely like fall Saturday morning with a cool, cloudy blanket covering the sky, the right kind of weather for this downtown neighborhood’s annual German beer festival.
Published: 09/20/14
Power line workers train Travolta for movie role

Power line workers train Travolta for movie role

OCALA — Actor John Travolta is spending time with Ocala electrical line workers while preparing for an upcoming movie role.
Published: 09/20/14
To celebrate Zappa, tribute band adds an orchestra

To celebrate Zappa, tribute band adds an orchestra

ST. PETERSBURG — To the uninitiated, Frank Zappa’s musical catalog doesn’t appear to extend beyond such novelty-rock tracks as “Valley Girl” and “Don’t Eat the Yellow Snow.” ...
Published: 09/19/14
Arroz con pollo rivalry continues at Ybor festival

Arroz con pollo rivalry continues at Ybor festival

Sabor, in Spanish, means flavor, so food remains at the heart of the Festival del Sabor. And what would the leading celebration of Hispanic heritage in the Tampa Bay area be without an arroz con pollo contest?
Published: 09/17/14
Updated: 09/19/14
Boo coup: Halloween-themed events across Tampa area

Boo coup: Halloween-themed events across Tampa area

It’s in our DNA, the need to feel fear, to sense our adrenaline building and to allow ourselves to get lost in a moment of sheer terror.
Published: 09/19/14