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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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.…

By CL Staff

Tampa workers call for federal $15 minimum wage and honor devoted labor activist Martin Luther King Jr.
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Photos from last weekend’s Black Lives Matter march in New Port Richey

On September 11, Black Lives Matter Pasco County continued its weekly tradition of a Friday evening stroll through New Port Richey. The…

By CL Staff

Photos from last weekend’s Black Lives Matter march in New Port Richey
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Elin Nordegren, model and Tiger Woods' ex-wife, slashes $5 million from asking price of Florida mansion

After dropping $5 million from the asking price, Elin Nordegren – a former Swedish model and Tiger Woods' ex-wife–  is now selling…

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Elin Nordegren, model and Tiger Woods' ex-wife, slashes $5 million from asking price of Florida mansion
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NFL star Frank Gore is selling his Florida mansion for $1.8 million

Buffalo Bills running back and former Cane Frank Gore just put his Florida mansion on the market for $1.8 million. Located at…

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NFL star Frank Gore is selling his Florida mansion for $1.8 million
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These vintage photos show Tampa's rowdy roller rink scene of 1972

In September 1972, photographer Bill Yates was wandering the back roads of Florida when he stumbled across the Sweetheart Roller Skating Rink in…

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Sweetheart Roller Skating Rink - 1972-1973 - Six Mile Creek, Hillsborough County (Tampa) FL
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Events in Tampa Bay Feb. 6-13

If you're looking for things to do in Tampa Bay, February is here — and that means warmer temps! Check out our…

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Hamilton comes to Tampa — get a $10 ticket
    Opens Feb. 12
    Photo via Joan Marcus
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Things to do in Tampa Bay January 9-16

Looking for things to do in Tampa Bay January 9-16? Here's our list of all the beer, breakfast, music, art, festival, fun-filled…

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Glow — hand-painted E.G. Barnhill postcards at the MFA in St. Petersburg
    Opens Jan. 12
    Credit: E.G. Barnhill, (American, 1894—1987), Moonlight Pier, c. 1935, hand-painted gelatin silver print, Collection of Michael Turbeville
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Things to do in Tampa Bay January 2-9

Your weekly rundown of things to do in Tampa Bay, from Jan. 2-9.

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Giant Pong at Rec Dec in St. Pete
    Jan. 5: 12 p.m.
    Photo via Facebook
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All the things to do in Tampa Bay, Dec. 12-19

Do all the things! Here's our weekly roundup of all the things to do in Tampa Bay. Click on the event name…

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Christmas carriage rides in Brooksville — and meet Santa and his reindeer
    Dec. 12-13: 6-8:30 p.m. 
    Photo via pixabay
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Tampa Bay's weekly what-to-do, Dec. 5-12

Here's your photographic guide to what's happening in Tampa Bay. Click on the event name to get more info.

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Tillamook Road Trip
    Dec. 7: 1-7 p.m.
    Photo via Tillamook
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All the things to do in December in Tampa Bay

It's the home stretch for 2018, and here's the year's last gasp of fun — all the events in Tampa Bay you…

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Hallucination Before Christmas 2018 @ The Castle
    Dec. 15 
    Photo via Drunk Camera Guy
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Here's your guide to Tampa Bay holiday season events

We've compiled a big-ass list of Tampa Bay holiday season events. Click on each event name to learn more, and we'll see…

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National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacationin Clearwater
    Dec. 1: 6:30 p.m., doors; 7 p.m., film
    Photo via production still
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Best things to do in Tampa Bay the week of Nov. 28-Dec. 5

Whatcha doing this weekend? Here's a list of some of the best things to do in Tampa Bay between now and Dec.…

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Brunched 2018
    Dec. 1: Noon-3 p.m. 
    Photo via Nick Cardello Photography
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What to do in Tampa Bay over the Thanksgiving weekend

Tampa Bay events over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend don't have to be all about turkey. Take a look at these events —…

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Chris Walker plays The Landing at Jannus
    Nov. 21
    Press Photo
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Tampa Bay events and parties Nov. 14-21

Check out these Tampa Bay events, parties, live music, art exhibits, food events, festivals and other things to do this week. Want…

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Support the Girls at Eckerd College
    Nov. 16: 7 p.m. 
    Photo via Eckerd College
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What's happening in Tampa Bay — best things to do Nov. 7-14

Looking for something to do this week in Tampa Bay? Look no further than this week's what-to-do. From Tampa to Tarpon, here's…

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Dogtoberfest in Dunedin
    November 10
    Photo via Cathy Salustri
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Things to do in Tampa Bay Oct. 31-Nov. 7

Find Tampa Bay events here, whether it's a local art show, LGBTQ events or a cooking class. We have all that and…

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Holiday Wine & Spirits Tasting in Holiday
    Sunday, Nov. 11: 2-5 p.m.
    Photo via Pixabay
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Photos of Andrew Gillum at Tampa's Al Lopez Park

Andrew Gillum spent part of Saturday swinging through the Bay area, and the Democratic Florida gubernatorial candidate stopped to address supporters at Tampa's…

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Andrew Gillum greets supporters at Al Lopez Park in Tampa, Florida on October 27, 2018.
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Senegal's Youssou N’Dour plays rare U.S. set at Miami's Arsht Center

Youssou N'Dour was at Miami's Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts on Friday where U.S. fans got the rare opportunity to…

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Youssou N'Dour @ Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
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Photos of Wu-Tang Clan playing Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) in St. Augustine

Wu-Tang Clan is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its breakthrough LP, Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) on a tour that stopped at St. Augustine…

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Wu-Tang Clan @ St. Augustine Amphitheatre
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Check out these bucket list Florida road trips for fall

Take a Florida road trip this fall — seriously, the weather's perfect. To help get you in a "travel Florida" state of…

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Flora-Bama
    Home of the Inter-State Mullet Toss.
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