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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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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All the beer steins, lederhosen and people we saw at Tampa's Oktoberfest 2021

After taking a year off to keep folks safe from coronavirus, downtown Tampa's Oktoberfest returned to Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park over the…

By CL Staff

All the beer steins, lederhosen and people we saw at Tampa's Oktoberfest 2021
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Everything we saw at the ‘Bans Off Our Bodies’ marches in Tampa

Over the weekend in Tampa and across the country, demonstrators spoke out against Texas and Mississippi abortion bans which prohibit abortions after…

By CL Staff

Everything we saw at the ‘Bans Off Our Bodies’ marches in Tampa
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Everything we saw at last weekend’s ‘Fancy Women Bike Ride’ in downtown Tampa

Sunday was World Car-Free Day, and some Fancy Women rode through downtown Tampa to do their part. The group joined others from…

By CL Staff

Everything we saw at last weekend’s ‘Fancy Women Bike Ride’ in downtown Tampa
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Everyone we saw at Tampa Museum of Art’s ‘Neon Jungle’ fundraiser for queer youth

Downtown’s Tampa Museum of Art turned into a “Neon Jungle '' last Saturday as organizers and Pride & Passion partygoers got together…

By CL Staff

Everyone we saw at Tampa Museum of Art’s ‘Neon Jungle’ fundraiser for queer youth
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Titus O'Neil and Flo Rida team up to get kids vaxxed and give away 30,000 backpacks in Tampa

Flo Rida is no backpack rapper, but he was in Tampa last Saturday as WWE superstar Titus O'Neil welcomed local school kids…

By CL Staff

Titus O'Neil and Flo Rida team up to get kids vaxxed and give away 30,000 backpacks in Tampa
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Everyone we saw at Tampa's Metrocon 2021

After more than a year of closures and cancelations, comic conventions are finally returning. Tampa Bay Comic Con is one of them,…

By CL Staff

Everyone we saw at Tampa's Metrocon 2021
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All the beautiful people we saw at Tampa Theatre’s ‘Summer of Soul’ block party

Critics and movie fans alike can’t say enough good things about “Summer of Soul,” the directorial debut from The Roots drummer Questlove,…

By CL Staff

All the beautiful people we saw at Tampa Theatre’s ‘Summer of Soul’ block party
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Everyone we saw during last weekend's Juneteenth celebration at Tampa Park Plaza

Tampa’s Best-Richardson African Diaspora Literature & Culture Museum is a bedrock of the Black business community, and over the weekend it was…

By CL Staff

Everyone we saw during last weekend's Juneteenth celebration at Tampa Park Plaza
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Tampa’s Black Business Bus Tour returns for first time since pandemic

In a welcome sign that the recovery from coronavirus closures is on the upswing, Tampa’s “Black Business Bus Tour” returned after more…

By CL Staff

Tampa’s Black Business Bus Tour returns for first time since pandemic
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Everything we saw at the 2021 Florida Strawberry Festival in Plant City

The 2021 edition of Plant City’s beloved Florida Strawberry Festival wrapped up on 11 days of fun and food over the weekend.…

By CL Staff

Everything we saw at the 2021 Florida Strawberry Festival in Plant City
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With the Super Bowl on the horizon, here's how Tampa handled its first weekend of mandatory masks

Last week, Tampa Mayor Jane Castor issued an executive order calling for masks to be worn outdoors in the city’s entertainment districts.…

By CL Staff

With the Super Bowl on the horizon, here's how Tampa handled its first weekend of mandatory masks
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Tampeños celebrated the Biden-Harris win outside Casa Biden in West Tampa

More than 75 million voters are headed into the work week with a sweet hangover all thanks to Saturday. That’s when the…

By CL Staff

Tampeños celebrated the Biden-Harris win outside Casa Biden in West Tampa
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Everything we saw at Donald Trump’s last-minute Tampa rally

On Thursday, Donald Trump’s last-minute rally at Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium shut down streets near one of Hillsborough County’s largest Early Voting…

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Everything we saw at Donald Trump’s last-minute Tampa rally
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Trump supporters and Dems clash at Joe Biden's Tampa visit

Former Vice President Joe Biden was in Tampa on Tuesday, speaking with veterans at a private roundtable discussion at Hillsborough Community College.…

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Trump supporters and Dems clash at Joe Biden's Tampa visit
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Photos from Tampa Bay's 'Trumptilla' boat parade last weekend

Barack Obama appreciation day unfolded online Sunday, but on the water in Tampa Bay, organizers of a "Trumptilla" boat parade say 200-300…

By CL Staff

Photos from Tampa Bay's 'Trumptilla' boat parade last weekend
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Photos from Sunday's George Floyd protests in Tampa

Demonstrations expressing sadness, frustration and anger about the murder of George Floyd—and the treatment of Black people by the police—continued on Sunday.…

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Photo by Dave Decker
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