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Labor Day Soccer

Lakewood Ranch’s Premier Sports Campus will host its massive annual Labor Day soccer tournament this weekend, featuring over 250 kids’ soccer teams from around the… Read more »

Wordier Than Thou

Wordier Than Thou is an open mic night unlike most – no poetry or music, just local wordsmiths sharing their precious prose. Show up and… Read more »


Party at The Cove

Spending time at the not-so-secret summer boating hot spot…. Read more »


Tampa Bay Comic-Con

Almost 400,00 square feet of outstanding geekery…. Read more »


Pew-pew! Sarasota Sheriff's Office debuts new invisible guns

You come up with a headline for this unintentionally hilarious video…. Read more »


Christmas in July

It’s beginning to look a lot like … well, the midsummer doldrums, actually. But what better way to fight the humid blahs than decking the… Read more »

Featured | Music | Section 

KISS and Def Leppard in Tampa

Kings of Makeup join forces with Hair Metal Heroes for show in Tampa…. Read more »

Gypsy Allure presents MishMash Cabaret

Gypsy Allure’s mother is known as “The First Lady of the Unicycle” and her father is international magician Vince Carmen, which makes her rise to… Read more »

Fans get their cosplay on for MetroCon

As they have for the last 11 years, thousands of anime, movie and videogame fans are gathering in Tampa…. Read more »

Storify: Race Day at the Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix

See the action as it happened through social media, photos and more…. Read more »


Photo Gallery: Grand Prix Lido Beach Race Day

Experience the party that consumed Lido Beach during Sunday’s Grand Prix boat races…. Read more »


Photo Gallery: Grand Prix Race, Heat 2

See the powerful action from the water during the Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix…. Read more »


Photo Gallery: Grand Prix Race, Heat 1

See the powerful boats in action at the Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix…. Read more »


Photo Gallery: Grand Prix Bikini Contest

See the women who competed to win the Miss Super Boat Grand Prix title…. Read more »


Photo Gallery: Super Boats By The Bay

See the boats and people who came out to the Grand Prix’s bayside shindig…. Read more »

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