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Twitch streamers bring video games’ biggest star to Tampa while raising millions for charity

Twitch streamers bring video games’ biggest star to Tampa while raising millions for charity

A group of professional video-game players based in Tampa Bay have been quietly making a living — and raising a fortune for charity — mostly by playing video games and letting people watch.Cory Michael, 33, Ben Bowman, 31, and Kevin Murray, 35, bette...
Published: 07/03/18
Updated: 07/12/18
How to get into 13 Tampa Bay museums for $10 or less

How to get into 13 Tampa Bay museums for $10 or less

With the addition of two Tampa Bay museums this year, we have even more opportunities to experience a broad range of incredible artwork. And what better way to spend a sweltering summer day than in the refuge of culture and air conditioning? Groundbr...
Published: 07/03/18
6 Tampa conventions to geek out on video games, comic books, anime and horror

6 Tampa conventions to geek out on video games, comic books, anime and horror

The vast umbrella of geek culture covers nearly all pop culture these days in one regard or another, but if you’re looking to dress up and come together with like-minded fans to celebrate the original pillars of geekiness — video games, comic books (...
Published: 07/02/18
Where to find Tampa Bay fireworks on July 4, and where to park

Where to find Tampa Bay fireworks on July 4, and where to park

Here’s where to see fireworks across the Tampa Bay area tonight, with parking suggestions.PinellasDowntown St. Petersburg: Weather conditions may bump the start time up to as early as 8 p.m. or delay the start time until 10 p.m. 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St...
Published: 06/29/18
Updated: 07/04/18
At new Toy Story Land, millennial parents are Disney’s target

At new Toy Story Land, millennial parents are Disney’s target

With little kids of their own now, millennial parents visiting the new Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios can step back into their childhood. And they can suck on a vodka-laced lemonade from Woody’s Lunch Box on a bench made of Lincoln Logs...
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Disney announces details on new Star Wars land, Mickey and Minnie and Cars rides

Disney announces details on new Star Wars land, Mickey and Minnie and Cars rides

LAKE BUENA VISTA — Disney’s Hollywood Studios will add Lightning McQueen’s Race Academy next year, as well as a Mickey Mouse cartoon that puts visitors inside the animation. And Disney leaders called the new Star Wars First Order battle attraction co...
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Top things to do this weekend: Fireworks, corgi racing, Boy George, Jurassic Quest, Toy Story Land

Top things to do this weekend: Fireworks, corgi racing, Boy George, Jurassic Quest, Toy Story Land

CutenessCorgi Racing at horse track: Dozens of short-legged racers will take their marks Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs for Corgi Racing. The world’s cutest sport will take place after horse racing has finished for the day. The first horse race is at 12...
Updated one month ago
Prozac and ThunderShirts: Keeping dogs calm for prolonged July 4 fireworks

Prozac and ThunderShirts: Keeping dogs calm for prolonged July 4 fireworks

With July 4 approaching, a handsome but skittish German short-haired pointer named Jake is stocked up on his Prozac. He’ll be wearing a weighted vest at all times for at least a few days, and he will be on an extended leash most of the time with his ...
Updated one month ago
Top things to do this weekend: Corgi racing, Toy Story Land opens, meet Clyde Butcher

Top things to do this weekend: Corgi racing, Toy Story Land opens, meet Clyde Butcher

AND THEY’RE OFF: Corgi Racing at horse trackDozens of short-legged racers will take their marks Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs for Corgi Racing. The world’s cutest sport will take place after horse racing has finished for the day. The fundraiser for Sun...
Updated one month ago
This week’s best concerts: Thirty Seconds to Mars, Culture Club, Donny and Marie, more

This week’s best concerts: Thirty Seconds to Mars, Culture Club, Donny and Marie, more

FUN TIMES? Thirty Seconds to MarsAll due respect to Heath Ledger, but Jared Leto might actually be the perfect Joker, since everything he does asks the question: Why so serious? So much of the Oscar-winning actor’s output screams HEART with a capital...
Updated one month ago