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Busch Gardens launches new Summer Celebration, with the return of free beer and weekend fireworks

The park's all-new party officially kicks off Friday May 27.

By Molly Ryan

After the launch of multiple new attractions and rides, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is pulling out all the stops for the summer, and that includes the return of free beer. The park's all-new Summer Celebration officially kicks off Friday, May 27 and lasts through Sunday Aug. 7,  featuring an array of park-wide attractions...

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All of the Tampa Bay Lightning fans we saw still shouting 'Go Bolts' after losing the Stanley Cup Final

[image-106]It happened. After winning the last two, the Tampa Bay Lightning actually lost a Stanley Cup final. The Colorado Avalanche’s Game 6…

By Ray Roa

All of the Tampa Bay Lightning fans we saw still shouting 'Go Bolts' after losing the Stanley Cup Final
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Every thunderstruck fan we saw during the Tampa Bay Lightning's Game 4 loss at Amalie Arena

It's safe to say that all of Bolts Nation is thunderstruck today. And while Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper probably…

By Ray Roa

Every thunderstruck fan we saw during the Tampa Bay Lightning's Game 4 loss at Amalie Arena
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All the rain-soaked fans we saw powering the Tampa Bay Lightning to a Game 3 Stanley Cup Final win

After last weekend's historic Game 2 loss, the Tampa Bay Lightning headed home looking for a jolt. Fans—soaked by rain ahead of…

By Ray Roa

All the rain-soaked fans we saw powering the Tampa Bay Lightning to a Game 3 Stanley Cup Final win
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20 low-key springs and beaches within driving distance of Tampa Bay

For Florida natives, it's easy to become disenchanted when you go to your favorite beach or spring and have no luck finding…

By Molly Ryan

 Juniper Springs Recreation Area 
    Estimated drive time from Tampa: 2 hours and 20 minutes 
    Juniper Springs is home to hundreds of bubbling springs, making its water crystal clear and perfect for a dip on a hot day. Located near Ocala, the site offers spots to swim, hike, camp, picnic, kayak and more. Surrounded by a dense canopy of live oaks, the shade at Juniper Springs makes it worth the trip on its own. Parking is free with the purchase of tickets, which are $8 on weekdays and $11 on weekends. 
   Photos via fs.usda.gov
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