Everyone we saw at Tampa Pride 2021, the first pandemic-era Pride parade in the US

For an afternoon in Ybor City, it felt like 2019 again. That’s thanks to Tampa Pride, which on Saturday became the first…

By CL Staff

Everyone we saw at Tampa Pride 2021, the first pandemic-era Pride parade in the US
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Everything we saw at Tampa's massive ‘Free Palestine’ protests this weekend

Wielding signs, flags and megaphones, an estimated 500 to 600 pro-Palestinian supporters spilled into the intersection of Fowler Ave and 56th St…

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Everything we saw at Tampa's massive ‘Free Palestine’ protests this weekend
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Everything we saw from the Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene event at The Villages

Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz, a congressman under investigation for sex crimes and other things joined Marjorie Taylor Green, another congresswoman who once…

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Everything we saw from the Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene event at The Villages
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Pasco activists continue weekly action with vigil for stolen Black lives

It's been about three months since the Washington Post parachuted into Pasco County to bring light to New Port Richey activists' brushes…

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Pasco activists continue weekly action with vigil for stolen Black lives
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Everything we saw at last weekend’s Black Lives Matter march in East Tampa

An estimated 300 people gathered at Cyrus Greene park on Saturday for a Black Lives Matter solidarity march through East Tampa. The…

By CL Staff

Everything we saw at last weekend’s Black Lives Matter march in East Tampa
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Activists hold candlelight vigil for George Floyd in downtown Tampa

The country breathed a sigh of relief on Monday when Minnesota cop Derek Chauvin was found guilty of three charges—including murder and…

By CL Staff

Activists hold candlelight vigil for George Floyd in downtown Tampa
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Protesters gather in St. Petersburg in the name of Daunte Wright

On April 11, 20-year-old Daunte Wright was negligently killed by a Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter when she mistook her gun…

By CL Staff

Protesters gather in St. Petersburg in the name of Daunte Wright
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Photos: Activists call for accountability in the wake of Florida’s Piney Point phosphate pollution disaster

In the last 24 hours in the community surrounding Florida’s embattled Piney Point phosphate plant, Manatee County officials have lifted evacuation orders…

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Photos: Activists call for accountability in the wake of Florida’s Piney Point phosphate pollution disaster
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Everyone we saw at St. Pete's ‘VegFeast’ vegan food festival at Brick Street Farms

I had a very St. Petersburg Saturday last weekend, and it started with a quick trip to Brick Street Farms which hosted…

By CL Staff

Everyone we saw at St. Pete's ‘VegFeast’ vegan food festival at Brick Street Farms
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Photos of Straz Center’s ‘Tampa Total Request Live’ concert on the Riverwalk

The City of Tampa had its annual Light On Tampa celebration this weekend, and Straz Center webseries “Tampa Total Request Live” (TTRL)…

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Photos of Straz Center’s ‘Tampa Total Request Live’ concert on the Riverwalk
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Proud Boys, neo-Nazis and everything else we saw at the CPAC freakshow in Orlando

As you surely know (unless you're on a self-imposed news blackout, in which case, we are kinda jealous) CPAC—the Conservative Political Action…

By CL Staff

Proud Boys, neo-Nazis and everything else we saw at the CPAC freakshow in Orlando
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At tense New Port Richey city council meeting, Black Lives Matter activists ask officials to address 'blatant racism'

New Port Richey Mayor Rob Marlowe is refusing to comment after tensions inside City Hall spilled into the parking lot following Tuesday…

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At tense New Port Richey city council meeting, Black Lives Matter activists ask officials to address 'blatant racism'
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Everything we saw at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' mostly maskless, shoulder-to-shoulder boat parade

For sports fans, or anyone with a deep love for their city, there aren’t many greater feelings than championships for local franchises.…

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Everything we saw at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' mostly maskless, shoulder-to-shoulder boat parade
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Tampa activists march for sex workers' rights during Super Bowl weekend

On the Saturday before the Super Bowl, protesters and activists took to downtown Tampa's Riverwalk to march for sex workers' rights and…

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Tampa activists march for sex workers' rights during Super Bowl weekend
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Everything we saw at downtown Tampa’s Super Bowl NFL Experience

The NFL’s Super Bowl Experience at Julian B. Lane Park opens at 5 p.m. today in downtown Tampa, and you’re probably not…

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Everything we saw at downtown Tampa’s Super Bowl NFL Experience
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Tampa workers call for federal $15 minimum wage and honor devoted labor activist Martin Luther King Jr.

Two months ago, more than 60% of Florida voters voted to increase the state minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2026.…

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Tampa workers call for federal $15 minimum wage and honor devoted labor activist Martin Luther King Jr.
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Days after MAGA insurrection at U.S. Capitol, a local 'Trump Train' drove around Tampa Bay

In November, Joe Biden earned more than 51% of the vote, making him and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris the most popular presidential…

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Days after MAGA insurrection at U.S. Capitol, a local 'Trump Train' drove around Tampa Bay
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Tampa photographer Dave Decker shares the images from 2020 that moved him the most

This year forced everyone to change, and while Dave Decker’s energy level, enthusiasm and heart never dipped in 2020, the Tampa-based photographer’s…

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Tampa photographer Dave Decker shares the images from 2020 that moved him the most
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Photos from St. Pete city councilmember Lisa Wheeler-Bowman's 'Enough Is Enough' event

On Dec. 2, Dominique Harris was killed when St. Petersburg Police officers fired 50 rounds at him after he wounded an officer…

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Photos from St. Pete city councilmember Lisa Wheeler-Bowman's 'Enough Is Enough' event
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New Port Richey activists ask for answers on recent shooting, endure Proud Boys flashing ‘white power’ signs at Sunday protest

On Monday, New Port Richey Police Department announced that The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) is currently working on the investigation…

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New Port Richey activists ask for answers on recent shooting, endure Proud Boys flashing ‘white power’ signs at Sunday protest
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At Palladium in St. Petersburg, Have Gun Will Travel, Geri X play limited-capacity concert

At St. Petersburg’s Palladium Theater, Hough Hall can pack in 850 when COVID-19 isn’t a thing, but the venue is only selling…

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At Palladium in St. Petersburg, Have Gun Will Travel, Geri X play limited-capacity concert
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Dr. Jill Biden makes last-minute appeal to Florida voters at Election Day appearance in West Tampa

On Election Day, in West Tampa’s MacFarlane Park Neighborhood, Dr. Jill Biden was at “Casa de Biden” (aka Tampa headquarters for the…

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Dr. Jill Biden makes last-minute appeal to Florida voters at Election Day appearance in West Tampa
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Photos from Joe Biden’s drive-in Tampa rally

On Thursday evening, just a few hours after maskless Trump supporters got sunburns at Raymond James Stadium’s north lot (some passed out),…

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Photos from Joe Biden’s drive-in Tampa rally
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Mayor Pete Buttigieg stans for Biden in Tampa Bay, and shuts down a troll

Veteran, former South Bend Mayor and recent Democratic candidate for president Pete Buttigieg was in Tampa Bay on Wednesday stanning for Joe…

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Mayor Pete Buttigieg stans for Biden in Tampa Bay, and shuts down a troll
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Tampa activists mourn with family of Dominique Mulkey, a Black man fatally shot by two police officers

Racial justice activists led a march and vigil on 50th Street Friday evening for Dominique Mulkey, a 26-year-old Black man who was…

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Tampa activists mourn with family of Dominique Mulkey, a Black man fatally shot by two police officers
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Protesters gather at Tampa’s Women’s March and St. Pete’s ‘March for Political Prisoners’

In St. Petersburg on Saturday, organizers for a “March for Political Prisoners” got as far as sign-making then called the action off…

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Tampa Women's March on Oct. 17, 2020.
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Have Gun, Will Travel brought live music back to Crowbar in Ybor City

It’s been more than seven months since music venues across the country shut down to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, and…

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Have Gun, Will Travel brought live music back to Crowbar in Ybor City
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Protesters march on Bayshore to demand removal of Tampa's Columbus statue

On Sunday afternoon, the Christopher Columbus statue near the corner of Bayshore Boulevard and the Platt Street bridge in South Tampa was…

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Protesters march on Bayshore to demand removal of Tampa's Columbus statue
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Donald Trump Jr.'s Tampa rally attracted Proud Boys, bikers and the MAGA faithful

Speaking in front of a packed audience at a local towing company Thursday night, Donald Trump Jr. ran through a 30-minute set…

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Donald Trump Jr.'s Tampa rally attracted Proud Boys, bikers and the MAGA faithful
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Photos show tense exchange between diners and St. Petersburg protesters

On Wednesday, Sept. 23, after a grand jury decided not to charge the police officers who murdered Breonna Taylor, protesters marched down…

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Photos show tense exchange between diners and St. Petersburg protesters
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