Review: The Weeknd stages dystopian dance party in return to Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium

For all intents and purposes, The Weeknd’s catalog is dark. So it made sense that in the hour before doors opened at…

By Ray Roa

The Weeknd plays Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida on Aug. 4, 2022.
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The best Tampa Bay restaurants when you have $15 or less

Great food doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. From delicious empanadas and sub sandwiches to burgers, tacos and even…

By CL Staff

Xtreme Tacos
    5609 N Nebraska Ave., Tampa, 813-304-2639
    Prepare for your mouth to be overwhelmed, as Xtreme Tacos offers some of the most bold flavors in all of Tampa, including its signature $3.79 Xtreme taco and $9.99 Xtreme burrito and bowl. You’ll also find $5.49 tostadas, $6.99 sopes and $8.99 quesadillas. 
    Photo via Xtreme Tacos/website
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The 20 best Tampa Bay bars and restaurants for ‘golden hour’ cocktails

Golden hour, that magical time right before sunset that makes even a half-eaten grouper sandwich look ethereal. A beachfront, a cocktail, your…

By Molly Ryan

M. Bird
1903 Market St., Tampa, 813-296-2702
Allow M. Bird’s ”tropical mod-deco” aesthetic, vibrant cocktails and rooftop sunset views do the work for your next Instagram photoshoot. Pose with the bright blue “Billy Ocean Water”on the rocks cocktail in that golden hour light or let the phone eat first with shareables like the jerk chicken egg rolls and entrees like the sesame-seared tuna. 
Photo via M. Bird/Facebook
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Review: In Clearwater, Men At Work regenerate and reconvene at first US tour kickoff in two decades

In televised British sci-fi stories featuring time traveling police boxes and extraterrestrial mutants, the protagonist will regenerate into a new body once…

By Josh Bradley

Men at Work plays Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Florida on Aug. 4, 2022.
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Review: Daryl Hall and Todd Rundgren dig up obscure cuts during intimate St. Petersburg contest

St. Petersburg was treated to a little slice of Philly soul Wednesday night when it welcomed two native Pennsylvanian musical giants to…

By Gabe Echazabal

Review: Daryl Hall and Todd Rundgren dig up obscure cuts during intimate St. Petersburg contest
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Photos: More than two dozen activists sleep outside St. Petersburg City Hall in call for rent control

Wednesday night, 25 protesters slept on on the steps of St. Petersburg City Hall in hopes of raising support for getting a…

By Arielle Stevenson

Photos: More than two dozen activists sleep outside St. Petersburg City Hall in call for rent control
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Tampa's historic Hampton House on Bayshore Blvd is now for sale

A Bayshore home built over a hundred years ago for one of Tampa's first city attorneys is now on the market. Located…

By CL Staff

Tampa's historic Hampton House on Bayshore Blvd is now for sale
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Photos: Fitz and the Tantrums, Andy Grammer play Tampa's Hard Rock Event Center

Fitz and the Tantrums—the Los Angeles indie-pop group that made a nearly annual stop in Tampa Bay before the pandemic—got its visitation…

By Ray Roa

Photos: Fitz and the Tantrums, Andy Grammer play Tampa's Hard Rock Event Center
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Review: In St. Pete, Stephen Marley delivers ethereal takes on his and dad's songs at Jannus Live (w/photos)

A bus to Babylon stopped at St. Petersburg’s Jannus Live last night when Stephen Marley—an eight-time Grammy-winning reggae artist, and second eldest…

By Isaiah Stephens

Stephen Marley plays Jannus Live in St. Petersburg, Florida on July 31, 2022.
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Photos: Johnny Mile and the Kilometers, The Drain Outs, and more got down and dirty at Bananas Music St. Pete

Bananas Music's 22nd Avenue retail location stayed open late last Saturday night as four rock trios struck chords for local ride-or-die fans,…

By Josh Bradley

The Drain Outs
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15 essential all-you-can-eat restaurants in Tampa Bay

Sometimes, you're just an insatiable bottomless pit, and standard restaurants with basic entrees just won't cut it.  Though the pandemic put the…

By Max Steele

Fat Willie’s Fish Camp
1912 Main St., Valrico, 813-571-7630
Fans of fried fish, listen up. Fat Willie’s serves all-you-can-eat fried haddock, catfish, shrimp and clam every Sunday from noon-30 to 7:30 p.m. for $23.99 per person. If you're somehow still hungry, you can order fried pickles, cajun hushpuppies and famous onion rings off the appetizer menu.
Photo via Fat Willie’s Fish Camp/Facebook
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Cotton Island, a rare private island along Florida's Gulf Coast, is now on the market

For the first time in six decades, a  private island just off Florida's Gulf Coast is now for sale. Located at N/A…

By CL Staff

Cotton Island, one of Florida's rare private islands along the Gulf Coast, is now on the market
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All the breweries pouring at the upcoming 2022 Bolts Brew Fest

Hockey and beer? That's a no-brainer! That's why your favorite hockey team, the Tampa Bay Lightning, is bringing back everyone's favorite craft beer…

By CL Staff

Cigar City Brewing
Jai Alai IPA
Fancy Papers IPA
Frost Proof Belgian White
Cosmic Crown Belgian Strong Ale
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Photos: Rob Zombie and Mudvayne's freak show paraded into Tampa last night

We expected more top hats and face paint, but still weren't disappointed when heavy metal icons Rob Zombie and Mudvayne brought their…

By Ray Roa

Rob Zombie
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The 'ABBA House,' a Tierra Verde home once reportedly owned by the Swedish disco group, is now for sale

A home that has quite a few solid ties to the Swedish supergroup behind hits like "Dancing Queen" and "Mamma Mia" is…

By CL Staff

The 'ABBA House,' a Tierra Verde home once reportedly owned by the Swedish disco group, is now for sale
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Review: In Clearwater, Howard Jones remains a neon dream in action

A nine-year old girl attending her first concert was enough to give Howard Jones a feeling of humility and honor on Saturday…

By Josh Bradley

Howard Jones
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Record-breaking Florida Cup crowd enjoys Premier League talent during Arsenal's 4-0 win over Chelsea

Believe it or not, these photos were taken in Orlando, not London. Arsenal FC defeated Chelsea FC 4-0 in the Florida Cup…

By Max Steele

Record-breaking Florida Cup crowd samples Premier League during Arsenal's 4-0 win over Chelsea
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Photos: Neo-Nazis gather outside Turning Point USA summit at Tampa Convention Center

The second day of Turning Point USA's Student Action Summit brought neo-Nazis to downtown's Tampa Convention Center. The extremist groups arrived after…

By Justin Garcia

Neo-Nazi group outside the Turning Point USA Student Action Summit at day two of the the Tampa Convention Center on July 23, 2022.
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25 Tampa Bay restaurants that aren't just for tourists

Yes they're popular, but that doesn't mean that these Tampa Bay spots aren't worth your time. Whether your strolling down Tampa's Riverwalk,…

By Max Steele

Bait House  

45 Causeway Blvd., Clearwater, 727-446-8134
After hanging 10 at Surf Style, enjoy some beach bites like spicy tuna nachos, buffalo shrimp, island fish tacos and more at the Bait House. Located off the Clearwater Beach roundabout, soak in the salty breeze on Bait House’s waterside deck seating and indulge on a local craft beer.
Photo via The Bait House/Website
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Review: Tampa Doobie Brothers fans finally get to listen to the music

After several pandemic-related postponements, The Doobie Brothers finally made it to Tampa. On the road celebrating their 50th anniversary tour, the northern California-based…

By Gabe Echazabal

Review: Tampa Doobie Brothers fans finally get to listen to the music
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Once featured in 'Miami Vice,' an extremely '80s Florida house is now for sale

A home that was once featured in the popular 80s cop drama "Miami Vice," starring Don Johnson, is now on the market…

By CL Staff

Once featured in 'Miami Vice,' an extremely '80s Florida house is now for sale
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The 30 commandments of living in Tampa Bay

Whether you were born in Tampa Bay or moved here and became one of us, there are just some things that every…

By CL Staff

You will toss aside all honor and grace for plastic beaded necklace at Gasparilla
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Review: Metalcore band Erra brings the heat to the Opheum’s new Tampa location

Alabama-based progressive metalcore band, Erra, brought the heat to a very hot, sold-out crowd at the Orpheum’s new location on Sunday. Joining…

By Kelsey Symons

Erra plays Orpheum in Tampa, Florida on July 17, 2022.
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Photos: Hundreds march in downtown Tampa to protest Moms For Liberty national summit

Today, hundreds of activists gathered in Downtown Tampa to protest the first-ever Moms for Liberty national summit. The right wing group has…

By Justin Garcia

Protestors marched from Gaslight Square Park to the Water Street Marriott in Tampa, Florida.
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Tampa Bay teachers protest Ron DeSantis and Moms For Liberty summit in downtown Tampa

Today several Tampa Bay teachers gathered outside of the first national Moms For Liberty summit in Downtown Tampa to protest the group's…

By Justin Garcia

Brandt Robinson (L) outside Moms For Liberty's national summit outside the Water Street Marriott in Tampa, Florida on July 15, 2022.
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Photos: Coheed and Cambria storm through Tampa's MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre

After stopping into Seminole Heights' Microgroove record store, Jersey prog-rock band Coheed and Cambria brought the thunder (literally, thanks to a weather…

By Ray Roa

Photos: Coheed and Cambria storm through Tampa's MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre
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The 20 best new Tampa bars and restaurants that opened so far this year

In the past year, Tampa has become a playground for celebrity chefs, out-of-the-box concepts, reinvention, new franchising and fine dining. To make…

By Molly Ryan

Dang Dude  

615 Channelside Dr., 813-582-1770
Created by 2017 James Beard semifinalist Ferrell Alvarze and other associates, Dang Dude is one of the newest spots in Sparkman Wharf’s brigade of container restaurants. The fast-casual Asian fusion restaurant offers contemporary American food, like its fried grouper bits, alongside more traditional selections like rou jia mo Chinese-style baked buns.
Photo via Dang Dude/Facebook
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Tampa Bay's 25 biggest internet moments of all time

Aside from the seemingly never ending "Florida man" headlines and gator break-in stories—don't worry, we still included a few—Tampa Bay has been…

By Max Steele

'You know I had to do it to em'
Leonardo da Vinci, Pablo Picasso and Lucky Luciano all have one thing in common, creating works of art. The legendary “You know I had to do it to em” post, featuring Tampa-native Luciano’s pink-on-pink outfit and incredible ankle tan, is nearly eight years old. Lucky for you, you can recreate Lucky’s pose right here in Tampa—but we won’t include the address because the neighbors are already annoyed about all the people re-doing it to ‘em. You can also now buy your very own You Know I Had To Do It To Em YouTooz collectible minifigure for $29.99.
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Steph Curry just bought a house in Central Florida for $2.1 million

Steph Curry remade the NBA in his image. We doubt he'll have the same effect on one of the tonier sections of…

By Alex Galbraith

Steph Curry just bought a house in Central Florida for $2.1 million
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A massive Florida castle house is now on the market

A house designed to look exactly like a medieval castle is now for sale in Florida. Located just north of Jacksonville at…

By CL Staff

A massive Florida castle house is now on the market
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