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Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016

Christopher Spata

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Scary or no? PuppyMonkeyBaby is the Super Bowl ad that haunted our dreams

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“So what was your favorite commercial last night?”

Quiz: What product were these Super Bowl ads selling?

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For years now, the Super Bowl commercials have been as much of a draw as the football. That’s why Super Bowl ads have trailers — previews for commercials! — and advertisers are paying as much as $5 mill...

Playboy covers first non-nude issue with an ode to Snapchat

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Playboy has said before that it’s hoping to attract a younger audience with its non-nude relaunch, but wow, they really went for it.

Dining Review: Eat healthier without sacrificing flavor at Doc B’s Fresh Kitchen

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If you haven’t bailed on your New Year’s resolution to eat better just yet, there’s a restaurant that opened late last year at International Plaza’s Bay Street that leans to the healthier side...

Florida State Fair: Colossal burgers, White House artifacts, new rides and more

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The first rule of inventing those over-the-top burgers you’ll see on the menu at the Florida State Fair? Go bigger than last year.

We can't stop watching this video about 'rainbow bagels'

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I love bagels.

Gasparilla in NYC? Only at one Manhattan bar

- A group of Tampa transplants in New York City will celebrate their home town’s famous pirate festival, Gasparilla, on Saturday, though their revelry will be confined to a single bar in Midtown Manhattan.

'Live action graphic novel' melds radio play, comic books at Tampa show

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“Intergalactic Nemesis” creator Jason Neulander didn’t set out to create a new medium 20 years ago when he collaborated on an obscure sci-fi radio play performed in a coffeehouse where his friend worked...

Last remaining Piccadilly location in Tampa area closes

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The last Piccadilly Cafeteria restaurant in the Tampa Bay area closed its doors permanently after dinner on Sunday, management confirmed today.

Review: Jobsite’s ‘Lebensraum’ stays with audience after curtain falls

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It’s the right time for Jobsite Theater’s production of “Lebensraum.”

Bowie's stripped-down Tampa tour stop in 1974 still resonates

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In the summer of 1974, David Bowie played a concert in Tampa that was unlike any other on his 73-date “Diamond Dogs” tour that crisscrossed North America that year.

TV series to be based on Tampa author Tim Dorsey’s books

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Scripted television may soon get a big dose of weird Florida.

Record heat in the forecast for Christmas

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Dreaming of a sweaty Christmas? It appears to be coming true.

Make it snow in Tampa, or anywhere else, with this website

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If you’re as bummed as I am about the return of 80 degree temperatures just in time for Christmas, perhaps you’ll enjoy retreating into this digital winter wonderland that allows you to take any Google Stre...

'Fantastic': Bay area fans share their reactions to 'Force Awakens'

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Let’s get the obligatory “Star Wars” pun out of the way right now — the fans were out in force on Thursday.

Never seen Star Wars? Here's all you need to know before 'The Force Awakens'

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“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” will arrive in theaters on Thursday, but what if you haven’t seen the originals?

Florida Avenue Brewing Co. sold, tasting room closed

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The Seminole Heights brewery and tasting room Florida Avenue Brewing Co. has been purchased by Tampa-based beer tou...

Review: Amid hype, ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ makes good on promises

- Separated from all the hype, history and emotions, have director J.J. Abrams and company made a good film? We don’t want to spoil anything, but let’s just say this movie delivers as advertised.