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Five ideas for cool summer snacks

Five ideas for cool summer snacks

The 90-degree temperatures are not letting up anytime soon. We Floridians know to keep some cold treats on hand through September. Ice cream. Lemonade. Ice pops. Whether you're packing a beach cooler or preparing for a pool party, we've got you cover...
Published: 08/22/17
Wine of the week: Pull 2012 Merlot Paso Robles

Wine of the week: Pull 2012 Merlot Paso Robles

It's still too hot out to even think about big heavy red wines, but you can take a break from chilled whites with a lighter red varietal. One fine choice would be Pull 2012 Merlot from Broken Earth Winery, in Paso Robles, Calif.Merlot can be bland, b...
Published: 08/22/17
Hollywood lost a serious filmmaker in Jerry Lewis

Hollywood lost a serious filmmaker in Jerry Lewis

The day the clown died, Hollywood lost a serious filmmaker in Jerry Lewis.Laugh if you wish. It would be the first laugh Mr. Lewis never earned.When Mr. Lewis passed away Sunday in Las Vegas at age 91, comedians hailed him as a vital influence. Memor...
Published: 08/21/17
From the food editor: 'MasterChef' winner Shaun O'Neale talks cooking at Epcot's International Food and Wine Festival

From the food editor: 'MasterChef' winner Shaun O'Neale talks cooking at Epcot's International Food and Wine Festival

There are certain reliable signs that fall is on the way. Nothing in the weather department, of course, but other markers that usher in the celebratory final months of the year. One of those things is the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, w...
Published: 08/21/17
311 coming to the Cuban Club in Tampa

311 coming to the Cuban Club in Tampa

For the second time this year, 311 is playing a small club in Ybor City. This time, though, you might actually have a shot at getting in. The normally amphitheater-headlining band has booked a show for Nov. 4 at the Cuban Club in Ybor City -- just ...
Published: 08/21/17
MOSI, SPC, libraries offer safe solar eclipse viewing Monday

MOSI, SPC, libraries offer safe solar eclipse viewing Monday

If you couldn't score some of the hard-to-find eyewear that will let you watch Monday's solar eclipse, have no fear, there are safe viewing choices across the Tampa Bay area.In the Tampa Bay area, the moon will be blocking more than 80 percent of the...
Published: 08/21/17
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 20

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 20

The Art of the Brick: An elaborate display of more than 100 pieces of Lego artwork including the life sized sculpture of a man ripping open his chest, a 20-foot-long T. rex skeleton, a giant skull and replicas of famous works including Vincent Van Go...
Published: 08/18/17
Updated: 08/20/17
SoundBytes: Authority Zero, Kid Cudi, Purity Ring, Rich Chigga and more

SoundBytes: Authority Zero, Kid Cudi, Purity Ring, Rich Chigga and more

-- Arizona punk outfit Authority Zero stopped by Bananas Music in St. Petersburg this afternoon for an in-store acoustic set before their concert tonight at Jannus Live. That's them in the photo! -- Here's one that might be worth the drive to Orlan...
Published: 08/18/17
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 19

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Aug. 19

Monster Jam Triple Threat Series: Come early for the Pit Party ($15 or free at local Ford dealers) to meet the drivers and get pictures with the trucks. 7 p.m., Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $15-$80. (813) 301-2500. Tampa Bay Lobster Fe...
Published: 08/18/17
What to watch this weekend: 'The Defenders,' 'Halt and Catch Fire,' 'What Happened to Monday'

What to watch this weekend: 'The Defenders,' 'Halt and Catch Fire,' 'What Happened to Monday'

Slow burn: The Defenders First there was Daredevil, then Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist followed. Now, the superheroes team up for The Defenders. The new Marvel series on Netflix follows the city's unlikeliest heroes as they struggle with t...
Published: 08/18/17