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Snow in Florida creates a social media bonanza

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The first significant Tallahassee snowfall in nearly three decades had Floridians reaching for something that wasn’t around the last time this many flakes were falling back in 1989 — their smartphones.

Happy Festivus, readers: Here are your top grievances of 2017

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Saturday is Festivus, the made-up holiday introduced in the classic Seinfeld episode "The Strike" and still celebrated two decades later at real-life events across the country featuring unadorned, metal poles and feats o...

Santa Census shows 83% of Santas judge humanity as mostly ‘nice’

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Even after hundreds of years of working on a federal holiday and tallying billions of names in the bad and good columns of what must be a nightmarish Excel spreadsheet, Santa Claus maintains a sunny outlook on humanity.<...

Send us your grievances, and we'll publish them for Festivus

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When Seinfeld writer Dan O’Keefe penned the classic 1997 episode The Strike he probably had no idea people would be celebrating sitcom character Frank Costanza’s made-up, anti-commercialization holiday nearly...

Self-serve beer bar opens Saturday in downtown St. Pete

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Pour Taproom, a craft beer bar with 85 taps that customers pour their own brew from, will open at noon on Saturday, Dec. 16.

The nearly 2,300-square-foot bar at 225 Second Ave. N has undergone extensive renovations...

New locations for Tampa’s New Year’s Eve fireworks, plus a Mario Lopez appearance

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New Year’s Eve fireworks in downtown Tampa will be a little different this year, as free, public viewing moves from Channelside Bay Plaza to Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park behind Amalie Arena due to ongoing construction.

Even post-Weinstein, ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ is extremely popular

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Gifts are wrapped, halls are decked and people are on Twitter calling Baby, It’s Cold Outside a "sexual predator anthem." It’s a holiday tradition for the social media age.

Pointing out the creepiness of the song —...

This Christmas, give the gift of time, effort and love. Here are some ideas.

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As Christmas approaches, we’ve rounded up some ideas on how you can spread joy and give the gift of yourself, rather than maxing out your credit card with another gift-buying trip to the mall.

Some of these ideas ...

Twitter propels man toward dream of becoming bloomin’ onion at Outback Bowl

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No matter what happens on the field at the Outback Bowl in Tampa, the star of the show will be the bloomin’ onion.

Not the deliciously crispy, glistening, 1,900-plus-calorie appetizer served at Outback restaurants,...