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Inflatable obstacles put another twist on traditional 5K

TAMPA — While he sipped beer with a friend in Orlando last year, Stuart Kaul had an idea for a new kind of endurance event.
Updated: 12 mins ago
‘Mockingjay, Part 1’ opens with $123 million

‘Mockingjay, Part 1’ opens with $123 million

NEW YORK – “Mockingjay, Part 1” didn’t catch fire like the last installment of “The Hunger Games,” but it still set the highest opening of the year with $123 million at the weekend box office.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Longtime TV newsman ready for life after anchor desk

Longtime TV newsman ready for life after anchor desk

TAMPA — After more than 50 years in broadcasting, John Wilson says he is ready to step away from the anchor desk, the daily grind of news reporting — and even watching newscasts.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Downtown festival celebrates all things seafood

Downtown festival celebrates all things seafood

Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park smelled a little fishy today.
Updated: 23 hours ago
Ice rink open for skating at downtown Tampa park

Ice rink open for skating at downtown Tampa park

TAMPA — Today’s high will be in the mid-70s. That means you’ll be nice and toasty when you’re done ice-skating.
Published: 11/21/14
Updated: 11/22/14

'Queen Latifah Show' to end after its 2nd season

NEW YORK — “The Queen Latifah Show” will be ending after this season.
Published: 11/21/14
Amusement parks challenged by home entertainment

Amusement parks challenged by home entertainment

ORLANDO – Your local fun zone, amusement center and theme park is facing an existential challenge these days.
Published: 11/21/14
Chillounge returns to St. Pete as upscale, laid-back Cirque du Chill

Chillounge returns to St. Pete as upscale, laid-back Cirque du Chill

Rainer Scheer’s next event may actually upstage his furniture.
Published: 11/20/14
Updated: 11/21/14
Augustana carrying on with rootsy rock in St. Pete

Augustana carrying on with rootsy rock in St. Pete

When asked why Kevin Barnes records and tours as Of Montreal since he is essentially a one-man band, he paused. “There’s just some sort of comfort in going out under a band moniker as opposed to just going out with my name.”
Published: 11/19/14
Updated: 11/21/14

Ice skating, seafood arrive in downtown Tampa for weekend

There probably aren’t many—if any—places in the world other than Tampa where you can finish ice skating outdoors and be eating freshly-fried devil crabs just a few steps away.
Published: 11/19/14
Updated: 11/21/14