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Columbia Restaurant again cancels its 1905 Day special

Columbia Restaurant again cancels its 1905 Day special

For one day each September, diners lined up along Seventh Avenue in Ybor City, devoting hours for a crack at the annual bargain that is 1905 Day, when the restaurant rolls back its prices in celebration of its early years. For the second time in recent years, it won't happen this year.
Published: 07/28/16
MOSI teaches kids the science of sport with indoor Olympic challenges

MOSI teaches kids the science of sport with indoor Olympic challenges

As the world gets ready for the Olympic Games to open Aug. 5, Tampa’s Museum of Science and Industry has created indoor versions of some favorite events. And the museum is sneaking in some science lessons in the daily event it calls the MOSI S...
Published: 07/28/16
App for buying popcorn, tickets before arriving at the movie theater expands into Tampa Bay

App for buying popcorn, tickets before arriving at the movie theater expands into Tampa Bay

A tech startup that’s aiming to make going to the movies more social and more convenient expanded into Tampa Bay this week.
Published: 07/26/16
From the 305 to worldwide, Pitbull is Florida’s paid ambassador

From the 305 to worldwide, Pitbull is Florida’s paid ambassador

Two weeks ago, Pitbull stood surrounded by admirers in Los Angeles’ Celia Cruz Square, receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. As he often does, he brought up his childhood in South Florida.
Published: 07/26/16
Tandoor brings exotic South Indian cuisine to Brandon

Tandoor brings exotic South Indian cuisine to Brandon

What I Ate: Curry houses can be found in almost every corner in my native England. But Indian cuisine is still something of a novelty in Tampa Bay, so I was delighted to find a variety of meat and vegetarian dishes on the menu at Tandoor.
Published: 07/23/16
Dream of seeing last original ‘Hamilton’ cast performance becomes reality

Dream of seeing last original ‘Hamilton’ cast performance becomes reality

NEW YORK — Our heels click through Times Square, brushing against floor-length gowns as we anxiously make our way toward the Richard Rodgers Theatre. The marquee is out of sight until we’re right up on it, black letters and a familiar i...
Published: 07/21/16

Patel Conservatory names former Pinellas teacher as new theater chair

Nancy Sears, who took several high school plays to the Florida State Thespian Festival and was twice nominated for Pinellas County Teacher of the Year, has been named the new theater chair at the Patel Conservatory at the David A. Straz Jr. Center fo...
Published: 07/20/16
Amalie Arena getting a free ‘beach’ made of opaque balls; no sunscreen required

Amalie Arena getting a free ‘beach’ made of opaque balls; no sunscreen required

TAMPA — Imagine a simulated ocean of translucent bubbles crashing onto a white turf carpet beach inside Amalie Arena.
Published: 07/19/16
Best Best: Fun things to do in Tampa Bay area this week

Best Best: Fun things to do in Tampa Bay area this week

Not sure what to do this week? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are our editors’ best bets for things to do in Tampa and around Tampa Bay, from a ‘90s nostalgia show at the MidFlorida Amphitheatre to a Pokemon part...
Published: 07/15/16
Going to see The Infiltrator? Here are the spots around Tampa Bay that show up in the movie

Going to see The Infiltrator? Here are the spots around Tampa Bay that show up in the movie

A rooftop pool. A liquor store sign. A small Jamaican restaurant.
Updated one month ago