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Florida is weird, or at least people like to say that (OK, it really is), so here are a few real-life Valentine’s Day gift ideas that capture the spirit of the Sunshine State.
BASS PRO SHOPS LINGERIE
If you’re looking for a some sexy underwear that will also keep you hidden while hunting black bear, Bass Pro has you covered with “real tree” camisoles and thong sets.
Ever wanted to spend the night in a famous work of art?
The Art Institute of Chicago can make that happen for you, with a room created to replicate Vincent van Gogh’s “Bedroom In Arles.”
The Art Institute posted the room, which is located in River North, Chicago to the room rental site Airbnb, under the host account of a guy named “Vincent,” whose self portrait you might recognize from his profile photo.
Happy National Umbrella Day.
It’s Day 26 of the TBO.com staff’s quest to celebrate a different “national day” or holiday every day for a year straight.
Today TBO producer Janine Dorsey is throwing caution to the wind by opening her Tampa Tribune-themed umbrella indoors. The good news is, you won’t need one outside in Tampa today.
Happy National Pizza Day!
It’s day 25 of the TBO.com staff’s quest to celebrate a “national day” or holiday every day for a year straight.
Today we asked the question, How long will a pepperoni pie last in the Tampa Tribune newsroom. The answer: not long.
“So what was your favorite commercial last night?”
That was the question in our office this morning, and probably in lots of offices around the globe the morning after the Super Bowl.
“That PuppyMonkeyBaby thing” was my immediate answer (although I didn’t think it was a great year for commercials, overall).
Despite Coldplay “headlining” the Super Bowl 50 halftime show, Queen Bey herself stole the spotlight ... naturally.
It was obvious during their set that something bigger was coming.
Bruno Mars, dressed in head-to-toe leather, joined the stage with his crew to sing his hit “Uptown Funk.”
It’s Day 24 of the TBO.com staff’s quest to celebrate a different “national day” or holiday every day for a year straight.
Today we celebrate “Oatmeal Monday.”
By most accounts, Super Bowl 50 between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers got off to a rousing start well before the teams hit the field.
That’s when Lady Gaga set the tone with what is being termed a heartfelt rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner.”
Wearing a sparkling red pantsuit with matching red eye shadow, and blue nails, her emotional performance drew wild applause from the crowd and widespread compliments on social media.
It’s Super Bowl Sunday!
It’s Day 23 of the TBO.com staff’s quest to celebrate a different “national day” or holiday every day for a year straight.
Happy National Frozen Yogurt Day!
It’s Day 22 of the TBO.com staff’s quest to celebrate a different “national day” or holiday every day for a year straight.