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Busch Gardens prepares for Food & Wine Fest

Busch Gardens prepares for Food & Wine Fest

TAMPA — Busch Gardens Tampa is prepping for its newest spring event — it’s inaugural Food & Wine Festival.
Updated: 26 mins ago
Cho ready for a raging good time at Tampa Improv

Cho ready for a raging good time at Tampa Improv

Margaret Cho is getting real. The veteran comic will wax about her anger, heartbreak and issues affecting the world when she performs Friday and Saturday at the Tampa Improv.
Updated: 23 hours ago
‘Bright Lights, Big City’ musical rocks back to ‘80s drug scene

‘Bright Lights, Big City’ musical rocks back to ‘80s drug scene

“Bright Lights, Big City,” a rock musical set against the decadent party and drug scene of New York City in the 1980s, is the next production of the freeFall Theatre in St. Petersburg.
Published: 02/27/15
Zoominations Chinese lantern fest debuts at Lowry Park Zoo

Zoominations Chinese lantern fest debuts at Lowry Park Zoo

A 30-foot-tall Chinese gate at the Lowry Park Zoo entrance acts as a red-and-gold threshold to wondrous sights: illuminated displays of giant temples, dragons, lotus flowers, even pandas in a bamboo forest.
Updated: 5 mins ago

Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers

WASHINGTON — Internet activists declared victory over the nation’s big cable companies today, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T to pr...
Updated: 19 hours ago
WTFork: Bourgeois Pig is a feast for the senses

WTFork: Bourgeois Pig is a feast for the senses

The Bourgeois Pig (housed in a tooth-achingly charming 1920s bungalow complete with wraparound porch on North Nebraska Avenue) debuted at the beginning of January.
Updated: 22 hours ago
Free concerts are up close and personal at Florida Strawberry Festival

Free concerts are up close and personal at Florida Strawberry Festival

PLANT CITY — Sure, the Florida Strawberry Festival has lots of stars on its Wish Farms Soundstage, such as John Legend, Loretta Lynn and Reba.
Updated: 23 hours ago

Universal follows Disney lead, raises ticket prices

ORLANDO — Another Orlando theme park is raising its ticket prices.
Published: 02/26/15
Gasparilla arts festival could draw big crowd downtown

Gasparilla arts festival could draw big crowd downtown

More than 100,000 people are expected to stroll through the 45th annual Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park on Saturday and Sunday.
Published: 02/26/15
‘The Big Con’ a con job on moviegoers

‘The Big Con’ a con job on moviegoers

The trouble with movies about “The Big Con” is that they condition us to not believe anything we see up on screen — relationships, who is conning whom, deaths, etc.
Published: 02/26/15