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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.
Updated: 2 hours ago
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.” ...
Updated: 19 hours ago
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
Beheadings prompt Busch Gardens to tone down ‘Howl-O-Scream’

Beheadings prompt Busch Gardens to tone down ‘Howl-O-Scream’

TAMPA — As Tampa’s Busch Gardens prepares to open this year’s Howl-O-Scream with a preview scheduled for next weekend, some of the more gruesome special effects, including any depictions of decapitations, are being taken down....
Published: 09/18/14
Best Bets: Fun things to do in Tampa area this week

Best Bets: Fun things to do in Tampa area this week

Not sure what to do this week? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are our editors’ picks for things to do in the Tampa Bay area, from eating arroz con pollo in Ybor City to reggae riddims in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park.
Published: 09/18/14
Tampa Theatre upgrading concessions after donations windfall

Tampa Theatre upgrading concessions after donations windfall

The Tampa Theatre hoped to raise $10,000 through public donations to replace its dilapidated popcorn maker. The historic theater ended up with $34,000.
Published: 09/18/14
Dining Review: Castile offers fine dining on St. Pete Beach

Dining Review: Castile offers fine dining on St. Pete Beach

“Happy Birthday! You’re going to love it.”
Published: 09/18/14
Another revamped Guavaween coming to Ybor City

Another revamped Guavaween coming to Ybor City

Guavaween is coming back to Ybor City as something different — again.
Published: 09/18/14
Alesana brings high-concept screamo to Ybor

Alesana brings high-concept screamo to Ybor

Alesana, which will play Saturday at the Orpheum, doesn't pay attention to trends. The act operates in a vacuum.
Published: 09/18/14