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World War II ship offers view of Tampa lighted boat parade

World War II ship offers view of Tampa lighted boat parade

The historic World War II merchant steamship SS American Victory will offer a prime view from its deck during the annual Holiday Lighted Boat Parade returning to Tampa’s waterfront on Saturday.
Published: 12/15/14
Tampa reverses decision, will help fund gay pride parade

Tampa reverses decision, will help fund gay pride parade

TAMPA — After initially denying an application, city of Tampa leaders have agreed to co-sponsor an upcoming Tampa Pride festival that celebrates the LGBT community.
Published: 12/15/14
Locale Market offers a gourmet market experience unlike any other

Locale Market offers a gourmet market experience unlike any other

When you walk into Locale Market, you feel as if you’re in a gourmet kitchen. One that you can shop in, filled with locally sourced products, fresh-cooked foods and baked goods along with retail items that have each been hand-selected by a che...
Published: 12/15/14
Judy Blume book for adults to be released in June

Judy Blume book for adults to be released in June

NEW YORK – Judy Blume is returning to the grown-up section.
Published: 12/15/14
’Exodus: Gods and Kings’ conquers the box office

’Exodus: Gods and Kings’ conquers the box office

LOS ANGELES – After three weeks of box office dominance, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1” ceded its reign to “Exodus: Gods and Kings.” The biblical epic easily ruled the weekend with a $24.5 million de...
Published: 12/14/14
Pets pose with Santa at Humane Society event

Pets pose with Santa at Humane Society event

TAMPA — Wearing pink and purple sunglasses and complaining about the wait, Danielle Soler’s long haired chihuahua was ready to have her picture taken with Santa Claus on Sunday at The Humane Society of Tampa Bay.
Published: 12/14/14
Recent Cuba defector featured in ‘Nutcracker’ at Straz

Recent Cuba defector featured in ‘Nutcracker’ at Straz

TAMPA — Earlier this year, he was charming audiences as a top-notch Cuban ballet dancer performing on and off the island nation.
Published: 12/13/14
Updated: 12/14/14
Jen Leigh takes over for Gayle Sierens on WFLA’s 11 p.m. newscast

Jen Leigh takes over for Gayle Sierens on WFLA’s 11 p.m. newscast

TAMPA — WFLA News Channel 8 veteran newscaster Jen Leigh will take over for Gayle Sierens on the 11 p.m. newscast, station officials announced this week, though a full-time replacement for Sierens, who retires in May, remains undecided....
Published: 12/14/14
Trans-Siberian Orchestra rocks the halls in Tampa show

Trans-Siberian Orchestra rocks the halls in Tampa show

TAMPA — The Trans-Siberian Orchestra, the performance group that melds hard rock music, cutting edge pyrotechnics and Christmas into an ear-and-eye popping experience, rolled into the downtown AmalIe Arena today for two flashy, holiday-themed ...
Published: 12/13/14
Cyclists take to Tampa streets in support of foster kids

Cyclists take to Tampa streets in support of foster kids

A huge herd of antler-clad, bike-riding elves took to the streets of downtown to make sure Santa Claus had enough resources to build and deliver bicycles to children in need this year.
Published: 12/13/14