Everyone's roasting Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis over his insanely dumb 'think about it' tweet

Last Friday, while speaking at a press conference, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis opened his word hole and wondered out loud if people…

By Colin Wolf

Everyone's roasting Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis over his insanely dumb 'think about it' tweet
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Everyone we saw on Halloween night in Tampa's Ybor City

Despite the ongoing pandemic, and spiking case numbers, the crowds came out in droves on Halloween night in Ybor City. As you…

By CL Staff

Everyone we saw on Halloween night in Tampa's Ybor City
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Photos from Ybor City's Seventh Avenue reopening

Independent venues that book live, original, music remain closed—and in big trouble—across Tampa Bay, but restaurants (including some which present live music)…

By CL Staff

Ybor City, Florida on May 5, 2020.
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Local photographer's social distance photo essay 'I Miss Us' is a love letter to St. Petersburg

Sandra Döhnert Bourne’s byline is usually on a CL gallery of concert photos, but like so many of us, the St. Petersburg…

By CL Staff

Marina Williams
    Owner, ArtPool
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Everything we saw at Tampa's protest calling for Florida to end the coronavirus shutdown

Organized by a local anti-vaccine group, hundreds of protesters gathered in Tampa Sunday afternoon calling for Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to immediately…

By CL Staff

Everything we saw at Tampa's protest calling for Florida to end the coronavirus shutdown
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When Florida opened its beaches, it also opened up the #FloridaMorons hashtag

Ready to hit the beach in a pandemic? Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis say it's safe, as long…

By CL Staff

When Florida opened its beaches, it also opened up the #FloridaMorons hashtag
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How to make a simple face mask, even if you can't sew

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated its prevention protocol regarding the spread of COVID-19 to recommend the public start wearing…

By CL Staff

You're now ready to go to venture safely into the world — at a six-foot distance from other humans, and at essential places of business.
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25 Tampa Bay Instagrams you should be following during the coronavirus quarantine

From funny animals to creative outlets, to food photography and local music livestreams, here are some of the best local Instagram accounts…

By CL Staff

@ZooTampa
    ZooTampa has been posting animal education, bird memes, plenty of penguins, and even a tortoise reading with a zookeeper. Though titse not open right now, following the page is just as good as a visit.
    
    Photo via @ZooTampa/Instagram
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Photos from the Laundry Project's COVID-19 outreach at Big Wash West Tampa

In recent weeks, the mantra of Tampa Bay nonprofit Current Initiatives has pivoted to “Do what you can,” and it’s putting the…

By CL Staff

Photos from the Laundry Project's COVID-19 outreach at Big Wash West Tampa
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20 easy ways you can help others in Tampa Bay during the coronavirus pandemic

It's safe to say Tampa Bay is in a weird place right now. Someone is bound to lend a helping hand though,…

By CL Staff

Donate to local food banks
    Local nonprofits like Feeding Tampa Bay, Meals on Wheels, and Metropolitan Ministries are helping those in need find food during the pandemic. You can donate to any of the three, or find out Feeding Tampa Bay’s mobile food pantry will be stopping in your area (No ID, papers, or pre-screening is necessary to obtain food). 
    
    Photo via Metropolitan Ministries/Facebook
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Photos of a deserted downtown Tampa amid coronavirus pandemic

St. Patrick's Day parties had to end at 5 p.m. this year in the wake of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' order that…

By CL Staff

Photos of a deserted downtown Tampa amid coronavirus pandemic
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