The former Tampa home of MLB pitcher Chris Perez is for sale, and it comes with a stage floor once used by Elvis

[image-1]While Elvis Presley's prized 24-karat gold-painted grand piano is prominently  displayed at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa, another…

By Colin Wolf

The former Tampa home of MLB pitcher Chris Perez is for sale, and it comes a stage once used by Elvis
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Sarasota’s iconic midcentury modern ‘ZigZag House’ is now for sale

Following an award-winning renovation job, one of Florida's most iconic midcentury modern homes is back on the market. Located at 1332 Westway…

By Colin Wolf

Sarasota’s iconic midcentury modern ‘ZigZag House’ is now for sale
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These before-and-after photos show how much Tampa has changed in the last 15 years

Whether we go back 15 years or 3 months, parts of Tampa are almost completely unrecognizable. Of course, with change comes the…

By CL Staff

These before-and-after photos show how much Tampa has changed in the last 15 years
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Everything up for bid during CL's Holiday Auction benefiting Metropolitan Ministries (11/22-11/29)

Get your shopping list ready! Our annual virtual Holiday Auction is a unique opportunity to bid on one-of-a-kind items and experiences you won't be able to find…

By CL Staff

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    Shaquil Barrett Signed Custom Football
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PHOTOS: Jenny De Leon memorialized at Tampa Transgender Day of Remembrance

On Saturday, Nov. 20, Tampa PFLAG organizers held a vigil  at Joe Chillura Courthouse Square to honor transgender people who have lost…

By CL Staff

PHOTOS: Jenny De Leon memorialized at Tampa Transgender Day of Remembrance
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Tampa Bay protesters decry Rittenhouse verdict, wonder about their own safety going forward

The Tampa Bay chapter of the Party for Socialism and Liberation holds protests for a variety of social and political reasons, and…

By CL Staff

Tampa Bay protesters decry Rittenhouse verdict, wonder about their own safety going forward
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The 25 best ways to see Christmas lights in Tampa Bay this holiday season

Christmas palm trees, fake snow, boat parades and a whole lot of twinkly lights. If you're looking to gaze upon as many…

By CL Staff

 Pirate Water Taxi River of Lights  
    Boarding and Departure at Tampa Convention Center
    Nov. 26-Dec. 30
    The Pirate Taxi will be taking people on a boat tour of River of Lights for $20 a pop for the kids and $25 tickets for adults. Kids get to write a letter to Santa and send it through a “mail buoy” to the North Pole. Christmas Carols will be sung, and there's a pretty nice view of downtown Tampa.
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Busch Gardens Christmas Town has enough lights, sweets, music and fireworks to last two holiday seasons

As is tradition, the holiday season starts early at the theme parks, and Busch Gardens is no exception. The Tampa park and…

By CL Staff

Busch Gardens Christmas Town has enough lights, sweets, music and fireworks to last two holiday seasons
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An actual dog is selling its Florida mansion, which once belonged to Madonna

Gunther the German shepherd, a dog with generational wealth thanks to a $500 million-dollar trust, is now selling his Florida waterfront mansion…

By CL Staff

An actual dog is selling its Florida mansion, which once belonged to Madonna
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This Tampa Bay house comes with a massive pirate ship in the pool

A sprawling home with arguably the most piratey pool in Tampa Bay is now on the market in Lutz. Located at 19165…

By CL Staff

This Tampa Bay house comes with a massive pirate ship in the pool
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Ybor City's 'Warehome,' built from an old warehouse, is now for sale

A 2,710-square-foot metal warehouse referred to as "The Warehome" is now for sale on Ybor City's south side. Located at 1517 E…

By CL Staff

Ybor City's 'Warehome,' built from an old warehouse, is now for sale
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Everything we saw at Tampa's Oddities & Curiosities Expo

The traveling Oddities & Curiosities Expo will criss-cross the country in 2022, but it closed this year out with its second to…

By CL Staff

Everything we saw at Tampa's Oddities & Curiosities Expo
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The former South Tampa home of Maas Brothers president Frank Harvey is now for sale

A home that once belonged to the president of popular Maas Brothers Department stores, which for decades called itself "Greater Tampa's Greatest…

By CL Staff

The former South Tampa home of Maas Brothers president Frank Harvey is now for sale
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Here are the Tampa Bay restaurants and bars that closed in 2021

The restaurant industry has never been easy, but the last couple years created a whole new host of challenges. While plenty of…

By CL Staff

Coney Island Sandwich Shop
    250 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, St. Petersburg
    We’re still holding on to hope that this iconic restaurant will reopen at some point. It’s hard to imagine a St. Pete without the family-owned hot dog spot run by 85-year-old Hank Barlas—whose father opened what was then-called Coney Island Grill back in 1926.
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James Taylor and Jackson Browne sail through breezy Tampa set at Amalie Arena

What happens when a pair of 73-year-old men walk into a hockey arena and take their places, front and center, to welcome…

By CL Staff

James Taylor and Jackson Browne sail through breezy Tampa set at Amalie Arena
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20 Tampa Bay Filipino restaurants and eateries everyone should try at least once

Filipino American History month was in October, but we’d like to highlight businesses throughout Tampa Bay that specialize in Filipino cuisine whether…

By CL Staff

Manila Eats
    10621 Tucker Jones Rd., Riverview
    You can’t miss this stationary food truck decked out in tiki thatch and Philippine flag colors. Although Manila Eats just opened last summer, it often sells out of popular items like lechon kawali and bulalo soup, and has to close early, so make sure you check Facebook before heading out to the Brandon/Riverview area. Manila Eats also has a Christmas countdown in October, as it should.
    Photo via Manila Eats/Facebook
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This $305K train was converted into a home under a Florida overpass

All aboard! A literal train that was converted into a fully furnished, livable home is now for sale under a Florida overpass,…

By CL Staff

This $305K train was converted into a home under a Florida overpass
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Photos: Grammy-winner Melissa Etheridge returns to Clearwater’s Ruth Eckerd Hall

Grammy-winning songwriter and activist Melissa Etheridge returned to Clearwater for her first Ruth Eckerd Hall show since 2014.11/09/2021 Photos by Caesar Carbajal…

By CL Staff

Photos: Grammy-winner Melissa Etheridge returns to Clearwater’s Ruth Eckerd Hall
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This 'Avatar'-themed Florida house comes with a 40-foot waterfall

After James Cameron's "Avatar" hit theaters in 2009, shipping magnate Suramya Atapattu decided to transform his 5-acre Florida property into the fictional…

By CL Staff

This 'Avatar'-themed Florida house comes with a 40-foot waterfall
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NASCAR star Jeff Gordon's former Florida home is now on the market for $42 million

The one-time home of the "Rainbow Warrior" is now for sale in Florida. Located at 2445 S Ocean Blvd. in Highland Beach,…

By CL Staff

NASCAR star Jeff Gordon's former Florida home is now on the market for $42 million
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A midcentury Tampa home, once owned by Town 'n' Country visionary Charles LaMonte, is now for sale

Back in the late-1950s, local development group LaMonte-Shimberg made its biggest claim to fame by creating what is now Town 'n' Country.…

By CL Staff

A midcentury Tampa home, once owned by Town 'n' Country visionary Charles LaMonte, is now for sale
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Historic Tampa Bay estate once owned by a rubber tycoon will go to auction

A local Mediterranean Revival property known as the "Palmer Estate" is going to auction in Belleair. Located at 701 Bayview Dr., the…

By CL Staff

Historic Tampa Bay estate once owned by a rubber tycoon will go to auction
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All the burgers you can try during Tampa Bay Burger Week (11/4-11/14)

When life throws you a burger, eat it. From Thursday, November 4th, through Sunday, November 14th, 2021, we're teaming up with Tampa…

By CL Staff

The Avenue DTSP
    330 1st Ave. S., St. Petersburg
    (727) 851-9531
    theavenuedtsp.com
    
    The DTSP - $10
    8oz handmade burger with house made bourbon bacon, onion jam and yellow American cheese on a brioche bun
    
    Ask about adding a Tito’s Handmade Vodka cocktail!
    
    Takeout (call-in), Curbside pickup, Dine-in
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Photos: Vasilevskiy, Lightning beat Ovechkin and the Capitals at Amalie Arena

Anchored by its once-in-a-generation goalie, the Tampa Bay Lightning handed another future Hall of Famer, Alex Ovechkin, and his Washington Capitals a…

By CL Staff

Photos: Vasilevskiy, Lightning beat Ovechkin and the Capitals at Amalie Arena
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Everyone we saw in Ybor City over Halloween weekend

Ybor City is always somewhat freaky on a Saturday, but even more so when it's Halloween. Finally, the district masked up.—Ray Roa10/30/2021…

By CL Staff

Everyone we saw in Ybor City over Halloween weekend
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An iconic Florida 'Treehouse' is now on the market along the Gulf of Mexico

A truly unique tower with some serious Swiss Family Robinson vibes is now on the market along Florida's "Forgotten Coast." Known locally…

By CL Staff

An iconic Florida 'Treehouse' is now on the market along the Gulf of Mexico
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Everyone we saw in downtown St. Petersburg on Halloween weekend

Halloween is back in 2021, and we’re all wearing a different kind of mask this time around. Here’s what the scene looked…

By CL Staff

Everyone we saw in downtown St. Petersburg on Halloween weekend
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The Rolling Stones revisit their favorite local memories in brawny, assertive return to Tampa Bay

Local rock and roll fans are getting to revel in the slew of make-up concerts finally happening in Tampa Bay. Following a…

By CL Staff

The Rolling Stones revisit their favorite local memories in brawny, assertive return to Tampa Bay
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Florida's 'Captain's House,' once featured on American Pickers, is now for sale

An eccentric Florida ship captain's home, once featured on the show "American Pickers," is now for sale. Located at 2627 John Anderson…

By CL Staff

Florida's 'Captain's House,' once featured on American Pickers, is now for sale
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Photos: Tampa Bay Lightning beats Arizona for first home win of the season

The new look 2021-22 Tampa Bay Lightning is still figuring out its identity, but the team managed to earn its first home…

By CL Staff

Photos: Tampa Bay Lightning beats Arizona for first home win of the season
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