Photos: Students, lawmakers, rally as revamped New College board removes President Patricia Okker

Yesterday in Sarasota, six conservative board members recently appointed by Gov. Ron DeSantis moved to remove New College President Patricia Okker and replace her…

By Ray Roa

Photos: Students, lawmakers, rally as New College board removes President Patricia Okker
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Photos: Death Cab For Cutie possesses 2,000 hearts during triumphant, sold-out St. Petersburg gig

“Whenever we start playing that song, ‘Asphalt Meadows,’ usually all I can smell is weed,” Death Cab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard…

By Josh Bradley

Death Cab For Cutie plays Jannus Live in St. Petersburg, Florida on Jan. 31, 2023.
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The best tweets about Tom Brady retiring, again

After 23 seasons, it appears Tom Brady has had enough, for real this time. The 45-year-old future Hall of Famer officially retired…

By CL Staff

Twitter reacts to Tom Brady's retirement
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Photos: Everyone we saw when Tempus Projects re-opened in Ybor City

After stints in separate corners of Seminole Heights, long-running Tampa art gallery Tempus Projects has a new home as one of the…

By Ray Roa

Photos: Everyone we saw when Tempus Projects re-opened in Ybor City
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The Clearwater home of late 'Cheers' actress Kirstie Alley is now for sale

A home owned by the late actress Kirstie Alley is now on the market in Clearwater. According to property records, the gated…

By CL Staff

The Clearwater home of late 'Cheers' actress Kirstie Alley is now for sale
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Photos: All the pirates, scallywags and rowdy revelers we saw at Tampa's 2023 Gasparilla parade

An estimated 300,000 people found themselves stumbling up and down Tampa's Bayshore Boulevard and downtown on Saturday, for the 2023 Gasparilla parade.…

By Ray Roa

Photos: All the pirates, scallywags and rowdy revelers we saw at Tampa's 2023 Gasparilla parade
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A St. Pete home designed by architect Sanford M. Goldman, a student of Frank Lloyd Wright, is now for sale

Last week, a mid-century home designed by the prominent local architect Sanford  M. Goldman hit the market in St. Petersburg, and now…

By CL Staff

A St. Pete home designed by architect Sam M. Goldman, a student of Frank Lloyd Wright, is now for sale
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A rare midcentury 'Bird Cage' home in St. Petersburg is back on the market

Only a few exist, but a rare midcentury Florida home designed specifically for our state's balmy climate, is once again for sale…

By CL Staff

A rare midcentury 'Bird Cage' home in St. Petersburg is back on the market
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Photos: Alter Bridge and Wolfgang Van Halen’s Mammoth WVH play Hard Rock Tampa

Alter Bridge with Mammoth WVH and Red are on tour together in 2023. Last Wednesday they played The Seminole Hard Rock in…

By Caesar Carbajal

Photos: Alter Bridge and Wolfgang Van Halen’s Mammoth WVH play Hard Rock Tampa
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25 hard-to-get restaurant tables in Tampa Bay that are always worth the wait

There's busy restaurants, and there's ones that seem to always be slammed. Tampa Bay has a thriving restaurant scene and some of…

By Tyana Rodgers

Noble Rice
615 Channelside Dr #112, Tampa, (813) 542-2021
 Noble Rice, a modern Japanese restaurant that recently opened a new location in Sparkman Wharf, features a menu with nigiri and sashimi, as well as appetizer-style shareable plates, ramen bowls, grilled dishes and desserts. Diners can expect high quality selections such as bluefin tuna otoro, hokkaido scallops, and uni. There is also an extensive Japanese whiskey selection and signature cocktails that include the Hibiscus 75, a blend of Roku gin, hibiscus syrup, lemon and sparkling wine. Frank Anderson, Noble Rice’s executive chef, was most recently the creative culinary director at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. 
Photo via Google Maps
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Photos: Florida's rejected license plates prove we are pure trash

Last year, Florida’s Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles banned over 700  vanity license plates from ever seeing the road. According…

By CL Staff

Photos: Florida's rejected license plates prove we are pure trash
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St. Pete's historic 'Pearce House,' once home to a former mayor, is back on the market

A 102 year-old home in St. Petersburg that once belonged to a former mayor and Postmaster is once again for sale. Located…

By CL Staff

St. Pete's historic 'Pearce House,' once home to a former mayor, is now for sale
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A rare bungalow on Florida's isolated Black's Island is now for sale, and it comes with some pirate history

A chance to own a piece of Florida pirate history is now on the market along the Gulf Coast. Black's Island, accessible…

By CL Staff

A rare bungalow on Florida's private Black's Island is now for sale
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Photos: The Moody Blues’ Justin Hayward looks to new horizons in downtown Clearwater

It’s still a bummer that a good chunk of the Moody Blues’ key members have either retired or passed away. But Justin…

By Josh Bradley

Justin Hayward plays Bilheimer Capitol Theatre in Clearwater, Florida on Jan. 22, 2023.
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Photos: On 50th anniversary of Roe v Wade, Tampa activists rally for reproductive rights

With reproductive rights under attack in Florida, activists have not backed down, and gathered across Tampa Bay to mark the anniversary of…

By Ray Roa

Photos: On 50th anniversary of Roe v Wade, Tampa activists rally for reproductive rights
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Photos: Everyone we saw when jam scene favorite Papadosio funked up St. Pete’s Jannus Live

Papadosio is somewhat of an outlier in the jam band scene as it often takes on progressive-rock with an aesthetic that can…

By Ray Roa

Photos: Everyone we saw when jam scene favorite Papadosio funked up St. Pete’s Jannus Live
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Review: Even after a two-and-a-half-hour set, Tedeschi Trucks Band leaves Clearwater fans begging for more

The rock power couple of Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, married since 2001, led a powerful, ultra-tight 12-piece band through two sets…

By Eric Snider

Tedeschi Trucks Band plays Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Florida on Jan. 21, 2023.
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Tampa’s Deviant Libation brewery opens in Ybor Heights next weekend

Nearly three-and-a-half years after getting the keys to his Ybor Heights brewery, longtime Tampa brewer Tim Ogden is ready to open the…

By Ray Roa

Tampa’s Deviant Libation brewery opens in Ybor Heights next weekend
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Photos: Bobby Rush tells tales and wails blues improv during sold-out Safety Harbor gig

Many a time have typically electric artists chosen to perform small-scale—often acoustic—sets, in an effort to make fans feel as if they’re…

By Josh Bradley

Photos: Bobby Rush tells tales and wails blues improv during sold-out Safety Harbor gig
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Photos: In Tampa, Tesla is still out there 'kickin' ass'

Elon Musk is really putting a damper on searches for "Tesla," but at least the Sacramento rock band is taking it in stride…

By Ray Roa

Tesla
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Photos: After controversial vetoes, activists gather outside Tampa City Hall to say 'Castor Suppresses Votes'

Yesterday, Tampa Mayor Jane Castor published an Op-Ed in the Tampa Bay Times that told city councilmembers that she vetoed their desire…

By Ray Roa

Activists gather outside Tampa City Hall on Jan. 18, 2023.
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The 25 hottest new restaurants in Tampa Bay right now, according to Yelp

Sure, we love letting readers know about new places to eat around Tampa Bay, but sometimes you need to hear from someone…

By Tyana Rodgers

Del Taco
4.5 out 5 stars, 15 reviews
5610 Manatee Ave., Bradenton
”Excellent food! It was so nice to learn that a Del Taco was coming to this area. I have only seen them in California, so it's nice to see them around here.
The menu is nice and big with burritos, tacos and much more. The prices are fair and the quality is great. Combos come with fries, instead of tortilla chips. I definitely will be back.
I think more Del Taco locations are planned for the surrounding area too! Keep it up!!” - Robert W.
Photo via Google Maps
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Everyone we saw gathered for St. Pete’s 2023 MLK Day Parade

St. Petersburg's MLK parade is one of the oldest in the country, and thousands showed up to pay tribute to the late…

By Ray Roa

All the beautiful people we saw at St. Pete’s 2023 MLK Day Parade
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Review: First-rate acting, set design and lighting shine in American Stage's sterling 'Crimes Of the Heart'

In a year where many of our politicians feel it’s their patriarchal duty to abridge women’s rights, it’s encouraging to see plays…

By Jon Palmer Claridge

Shelby Ronea, AJ Baldwin and RIta Coleman in American Stage's 2023 production of "Crimes of the Heart".
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Sarasota's curvy modern masterpiece, 'The Chapell Residence,' is now for sale

A home designed by famed architect Don Chapell as his personal residence and studio is now on the market in Sarasota's Lido…

By CL Staff

Sarasota's curvy modern masterpiece, 'The Chapell Residence,' is now for sale
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Everyone we saw when Mike Ingold launched his new guitar company with a free Tampa concert

Tampa-based luthier, musician and educator Mike Ingold got his new guitar-making company out in the public eye last Friday with a free…

By Ray Roa

Roxx Revolt & the Velvets plays Hooch and Hive in Tampa, Florida on Jan. 13, 2023.
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Photos: An ageless Barry Manilow plays Tampa's Amalie Arena

History says Barry Manilow is 79 years old. Don't tell that to ageless iconic American songwriter though. Mr. "Copacabana" was in Tampa…

By Ray Roa

Barry Manilow plays Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida on Jan. 14, 2023.
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Reality TV star Abby Lee Miller of 'Dance Moms' is selling her Central Florida house

After selling her iconic dance studio, "Dance Moms" star Abby Lee Miller is now looking to offload her Central Florida house. Located within…

By CL Staff

Realty TV star Abby Lee Miller of 'Dance Moms' is selling her Central Florida house
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A massive Lakeland ranch, and home to CornFusion, is now on the market for $4.5 million

A gigantic ranch known for hosting a popular local fall festival for the last decade is now for sale in Lakeland. Located…

By CL Staff

This massive Lakeland ranch, and home to CornFusion, is now on the market for $4.5 million
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This mid-century modern home is on the market in St. Pete for $7.8 million, and it has ties to Frank Lloyd Wright

A mid-century home designed by a student of Frank Lloyd Wright is now on the market on Snell Isle. Located at 10…

By CL Staff

A mid-century modern gem in St. Pete is on the market for $7.8 million, and it has ties to Frank Lloyd Wright
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