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MegaCon Tampa Bay: 12 ways to geek out — including the Death Star trash compactor

MegaCon Tampa Bay: 12 ways to geek out — including the Death Star trash compactor

This weekend the Tampa Convention Center will be filled with geeks, cosplayers, comic book lovers and plenty of Whovians celebrating all the great things about living in the nerddom.
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Foals dive into Tampa to immerse the Ritz Ybor in big, brawny Britrock

Foals dive into Tampa to immerse the Ritz Ybor in big, brawny Britrock

It was around song 8, Providence, when Yannis Philippakis got the look.
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Review: ‘Inferno’ is another travelogue disguised as an action movie

Review: ‘Inferno’ is another travelogue disguised as an action movie

After twice saving Catholicism from nefarious hoo-ha, globetrotting symbologist Robert Langdon sticks his neck out for everybody in “Inferno,” proving tedium is nondenominational.
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Must see: SeaWorld’s wardrobe department made a coat for a featherless penguin

Must see: SeaWorld’s wardrobe department made a coat for a featherless penguin

Attention fashionistas: Check out the custom-designed frock one of SeaWorld’s penguins is sporting these days at the park’s Antarctica attraction.
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Hillsborough County Fair continues with livestock shows, rides and more

Hillsborough County Fair continues with livestock shows, rides and more

DOVER — The Hillsborough County Fair continues this weekend with officials promising attendees a chance to break away from their high-tech, hustle-and-bustle world.
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Busch Gardens reopens Congo River Rapids after special safety inspection

TAMPA — The popular Congo River Rapids ride at Busch Gardens has reopened after park officials conducted a safety check in the wake of a fatal accident on a similar ride in Australia.
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5 ways to mash Halloween horror with geeky cosplay for a MegaCon Tampa Bay costume

5 ways to mash Halloween horror with geeky cosplay for a MegaCon Tampa Bay costume

There’s a geeky, new fan convention in town, and it just so happens to be here the weekend before Halloween.
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Hat Trick revives a spooky classic with ‘Wait Until Dark’ at Ruth Eckerd Hall

Hat Trick revives a spooky classic with ‘Wait Until Dark’ at Ruth Eckerd Hall

CLEARWATER -- Near the end of Wait Until Dark, the 1967 film, a dying Alan Arkin springs across the room with a knife. The blind woman played by Audrey Hepburn wrenches her ankle free from his grip, so the madman drags himself forward by stabbing the...
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How spring break in Florida turned Sasha Lane into an ‘American Honey’ star

How spring break in Florida turned Sasha Lane into an ‘American Honey’ star

Future movie stars can be discovered in the darnedest places: Charlize Theron in a bank, Lana Turner in a malt shop, Harrison Ford installing a door for George Lucas.
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Busch Gardens shuts down ride after deaths in Australia

TAMPA — In response to a ride malfunction that killed four people at an Australian theme park, Busch Gardens on Tuesday decided to close a similar ride built by the same manufacturer, according to 10News WTSP.
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