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Monday, Sep 26, 2016

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Dining review: Portillo’s brings a taste of Chicago to Brandon

Dining review: Portillo’s brings a taste of Chicago to Brandon

What I ate: On this visit, the wife and I opted for Portillo’s signature Chicago-style hot dogs along with an order of cheese fries and two strawberry shakes. The menu also features cheeseburgers — which I enjoyed in a previous visit &#...
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Best Bets: Fun things to do in Tampa Bay on Sept. 7

Best Bets: Fun things to do in Tampa Bay on Sept. 7

Good People: Preview : Set in Southie, a Boston neighborhood where a night on the town means a few rounds of bingo and this month’s paycheck covers last month’s bills. Margie Walsh has just been let go from yet another job. Scrambling t...
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Fall Music Preview: 60 Florida concerts, from Miranda Lambert to Kanye West to Brian Wilson

Fall Music Preview: 60 Florida concerts, from Miranda Lambert to Kanye West to Brian Wilson

As you map out your fall concert calendar, let this coming week be your guide. Tampa Bay will host four major concerts in the next seven days — Miranda Lambert, Puff Daddy, Brian Wilson and Kanye West — and depending on which one you pi...
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Courtney Campbell Causeway trail remains closed for cleanup

Courtney Campbell Causeway trail remains closed for cleanup

The Courtney Campbell Causeway trail in Clearwater remained closed today as crews worked to clean up storm debris from Hurricane Hermine, city officials said.
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97X Next Big Thing lineup: The 1975, the Head and the Heart, Phantogram, more coming to Tampa

97X Next Big Thing lineup: The 1975, the Head and the Heart, Phantogram, more coming to Tampa

This year’s 97X Next Big Thing lineup is putting an emphasis on the word next.
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Passion Pit coming to the Ritz Ybor in Tampa

Passion Pit coming to the Ritz Ybor in Tampa

The last time indie pop whiz kids Passion Pit came to the Ritz Ybor, the hot, sweaty dance party that ensued made Soundcheck’s list of the best local concerts of the year....
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Stevie Nicks, the Pretenders coming to Amalie Arena in Tampa

Stevie Nicks, the Pretenders coming to Amalie Arena in Tampa

Amalie Arena is about to welcome back a familiar face -- and another group who’s long overdue for a stop in Tampa.
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Best Bets: Fun things to do in Tampa Bay on Sept. 6

Best Bets: Fun things to do in Tampa Bay on Sept. 6

Swaptember at Lowry Park Zoo, MOSI and the Florida Aquarium: Zoo Pass holders (with valid ID) receive free admission to the Florida Aquarium and MOSI in September. In turn, members of the Florida Aquarium and MOSI receive free admission to the zoo. 9...
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Best Bets: Fun things to do in Tampa Bay on Labor Day

Best Bets: Fun things to do in Tampa Bay on Labor Day

Not sure what to do today? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are our editors’ picks for things to do on Monday, Sept. 6.
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Brandies: With the right plants, you can attract hummingbirds

Brandies: With the right plants, you can attract hummingbirds

Last March, just before the hummingbirds started back up north, I wrote about Heather Diaz after learning much from her talk at our local library.
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