Photos: Geoff Downes' Asia, Focus, more celebrate prog-rock at Tampa Hard Rock

Asia is down to one original member, keyboardist Geoff Downes, and hasn't toured since before COVID-19. The the '80s supergroup also ended up…

By Josh Bradley

Asia
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Photos: WWE Legend Titus O’Neil and friends prep backpacks for this weekend’s Back to School Bash

This weekend, thousands of students will head to Raymond James Stadium where Thaddeus Bullard, aka WWE Legend Titus O’Neil, will give away…

By Ray Roa

Volunteers pack backpacks at Sligh Middle School in Tampa, Florida on July 20, 2024.
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You can now buy an entire Florida spring in Tampa Bay for $2.7 million

It's believed Florida only has around 700 natural springs, collectively delivering nearly 8 billion gallons of fresh, near 70-degree water to the surface…

By Colin Wolf

You can now buy an entire Florida spring in Tampa Bay for $2.7 million
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Photos: Cartoon rock band The Aquabats play Ybor City

The M.C. Bat Commander was back in Tampa last Saturday, leading The Aquabats through another set of superhero cartoon ska. Left Alone…

By Ray Roa

The Aquabats play The Ritz in Ybor City, Florida on July 20, 2024.
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Photos: Every body we saw when the ‘Skin!’ art show returned to Tampa

Skin was on full display last weekend when Tampa’s two-day, adults-only “Skin!” art show returned to showcase a host of photographers, sketch…

By Ray Roa

Photos: Everything we saw when the ‘Skin!’ art show returned to Tampa
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Photos: New Kids On the Block bring the ‘90s, and a whole lot of neon, to Tampa

Nearly four decades after its heyday, New Kids On the Block its still hanging tough. Last Friday, the boy band was back…

By Ray Roa

New Kids on the Block plays MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa, Florida on July 19, 2024.
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Review: Steel Pulse brings unity and resilience to St. Pete [PHOTOS]

Last night in St. Petersburg, iconic reggae band Steel Pulse showed what “One Love” truly means. The U.K. outfit has been performing…

By Isaiah Stephens

Steel Pulse plays Jannus Live in St. Petersburg, Florida on July 18, 2024.
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Former Tampa Bay Bucs center Ryan Jensen puts his Davis Islands house on the market

After 11 seasons in the NFL, legendary Tampa Bay Buccaneers center Ryan Jensen hung up his cleats last February, and now he's…

By Colin Wolf

Former Tampa Bay Bucs center Ryan Jensen puts his Davis Islands house on the market
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A rare Weeki Wachee spring house hits the market for $799K

A rare spring-adjacent Florida home is for sale, and it sits on the banks of arguably one of the most touristy rivers in…

By Colin Wolf

A rare Weeki Wachee spring house hits the market for $799K
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10 places to get a great daiquiri in Tampa Bay

National Daiquiri Day is on Friday, July 19, and there are plenty of Tampa Bay Area bars that serve up delicious and…

By Jourdan Ducat

Tiki Docks
Multiple locations
If you’re looking for a beachy vibe without the crowds on Gulf Boulevard, Tiki Dock’s locations in both Riverview (10704 Palmetto St.) and St. Pete near the Sunshine Skyway (3769 50th Ave. S) have got you covered. Sip on frozen daiquiris in either banana or strawberry flavoring, nibble on some tropically inspired bites and take in the waterfront views.
Photo via tikidocksriverviewfl/Facebook
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Howell Key, a rare off-the-grid private island in Florida, hits the market for $21.9 million

A remote private island is now for sale in the Florida Keys. Howell Key, which is about a mile offshore from the…

By Colin Wolf

Howell Key, a rare off-the-grid private island in Florida, hits the market for $21.9 million
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Photos: Steve Aoki literally brings the thunder to Hard Rock Tampa

Steve Aoki has a new album out, and he brought it to Tampa’s Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino for another edition…

By Ray Roa

Photos: Steve Aoki literally brings the thunder to Hard Rock Tampa
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Photos: Sammy Hagar and friends salute Eddie Van Halen during 'Best of All Worlds' Tampa concert

It feels like yesterday when Eddie Van Halen and his giant of an eponymous band rocked the ol' Gary for the final…

By Josh Bradley

Photos: Sammy Hagar and friends salute Eddie Van Halen during Tampa concert
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Jimmy Buffett's Florida bungalow hits the market for $7.25 million, and it comes with a music studio

A little piece of Parrothead history is now for sale in Florida. Located at 138 Root Trl. in Palm Beach, the historic bungalow…

By Colin Wolf

Jimmy Buffett's Florida bungalow hits the market for $7.25 million, and it comes with a music studio
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Photos: Everyone we saw kicking it with Ronaldinho at Hard Rock Tampa

Brazil was knocked out of the Copa America last weekend, but one of the country’s greatest gifts to the world was in…

By Ray Roa

Ronaldinho (R) with a fan at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa, Florida on July 10, 2024.
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St. Pete's historic Billy DeBeck house is now for sale on Snell Isle

A storied St. Petersburg home that once belonged to a world-famous cartoonist and was almost flattened by Frank Lloyd Wright, is now…

By Colin Wolf

St. Pete's historic Billy DeBeck house is now for sale on Snell Isle
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10 stunning rooftop pools in Tampa Bay offering day passes for locals

It's that time of year where it's certainly too hot for the beach, but it's never too hot for a pool, especially…

By CL Staff

Tampa Marriott Water Street
505 Water St., Tampa, 813- 221-4900    
$20-$1,000
    Spend your “daycation” wisely at Tampa Street’s Marriott rooftop pool, complete with food and drinks, cornhole, paddle board and kayak rentals (for the nearby Hillsborough River). Plus, there’s free Wi-Fi and discounted valet. Day passes for adults start at $20 and $10 for kids, but other options include luxury daybeds ($75), daytime luxury cabanas ($150) and $1,000 to keep the cabana into the night with $300 food and drink credits as well as a reservation at the hotel’s waterfront restaurant, Anchor & Brine.
       Photo via Tampa Marriott Water Street/Facebook
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Toronto Blue Jays outfielder George Springer is selling his Tampa mansion

George Springer, a Toronto Blue Jays outfielder and the 2017 World Series MVP, is looking to score a dinger off his waterfront Tampa…

By Colin Wolf

Toronto Blue Jays outfielder George Springer is selling his Tampa mansion
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Red Mesa teams tops Il Ritorno in revival of St. Pete's 'Midnight Chef Fight' series [PHOTOS]

Last Monday, almost 50 hungry diners gathered at downtown St. Petersburg’s Il Ritorno (stylized “IL Ritorno”) for a weekday service that was…

By Kyla Fields

Chef Chris Fernandez of Red Mesa (L) and Il Ritorno's Executive Chef David Benstock in St. Petersburg, Florida on July 8, 2024.
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Photos: Everyone we saw when Jill Biden stopped by Tampa's American Legion Seminole Post 111

Less than three months after her husband was in town to tie Florida’s six-week abortion ban to Donald Trump—and less than two…

By Ray Roa

Dr. Jill Biden at American Legion Seminole Post 111 in Tampa, Florida on July 8, 2024.
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The southernmost house of the continental United States is now for sale in Florida

You can't live any closer to Cuba than this. The literal southernmost house of the continental United States of America is now on…

By Colin Wolf

The southernmost house of the continental United States is now for sale in Florida
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Central Park, St. Pete’s new, five-story food hall, plans fall opening

It's been about three years since St. Pete's new food hall broke ground, and its highly-anticipated grand opening is finally on the…

By Kyla Fields

Central Park, St. Pete’s new, five-story food hall, plans fall opening
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Photos: At Crowbar, Christian Restrepo repeats as Tampa’s Hot Dog Party champ

On the Fourth of July, a Tampa Bay woman broke the record for hot dog eating at the Nathan’s contest on Coney…

By Ray Roa

Photos: At Crowbar, Christian Restrepo repeats as Tampa’s Hot Dog Party champ
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35 legit Tampa Bay dive bars you should get a drink at right now

National Dive Bar Day falls on July 7, and this year it happens to be on a Sunday, which is arguably one…

By Jourdan Ducat

Fox and Hounds British Pub 
229 E Brandon Blvd., Brandon, 813-438-8913
This Brandon staple is a cozy spot that claims to be the oldest pub in town. Locals come here to watch the game with a pint or have bites of a burger in between darts or pool. The dark wood furnishings and traditional decor will make you feel like you're actually across the pond, as will their traditional English breakfast (served on Sundays only).
   Photo via Fox and Hounds British Pub/Facebook
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Quiz: Only the most seasoned drinkers can identify these 11 Tampa Bay dive bars

National Dive Bar Day is on Sunday, July 7. The Bay area has no shortage of watering holes you have to try…

By Ray Roa

Quiz: Only the most seasoned drinkers can identify these 11 Tampa Bay dive bars
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Lightning defenseman Mikhail Sergachev lists South Tampa home for $10.9 million

After getting traded to the Utah Hockey Club last week, Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Mikhail Sergachev is now looking to sell his…

By Colin Wolf

Lightning defenseman Mikhail Sergachev lists South Tampa home for $10.9 million
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Bird Island, a 50-acre off-the-grid island in Central Florida, slashes asking price by nearly $5 million

A giant, secluded inland Florida island just got a little cheaper, so to speak. Accessible only by boat or seaplane, Bird Island,…

By Colin Wolf

Bird Island, a 50-acre off-the-grid island in Central Florida, slashes asking price by nearly $5 million
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Photos: Walker Hayes brings ‘Same Drunk’ tour to Tampa

Walker Hayes was at the Hard Rock Tampa last Sunday night with his “Same Drunk tour. The 44-year-old pop country songwriter wore…

By Ray Roa

Photos: Walker Hayes brings ‘Same Drunk’ tour to Tampa
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A restored midcentury modern 'Bird Cage' home is now for sale in St. Petersburg

There's a been a few exceptionally well-done midcentury modern restorations hitting the market as of late, and now another one is up…

By Colin Wolf

A restored midcentury modern 'Bird Cage' home is now for sale in St. Petersburg
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This $265K Tampa Bay house comes with a Cold War-era concrete bunker

A Tampa Bay home that comes with a great hangout spot for WWIII is now up for grabs. Located in Pasco County…

By Colin Wolf

This $265K Tampa Bay house comes with a Cold War-era concrete bunker
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