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Bar review: The swank CW's Gin Joint in downtown Tampa

Bar review: The swank CW's Gin Joint in downtown Tampa

I was thinking a bit about the ubiquitous speakeasy trend and it occurred to me that the nucleus of the thing isn't flapper dresses, moustaches or suspenders, but rather the suggestion of exclusivity — of being cool, in-the-know and invited to ...
Published: 11/16/17
Local craft beer of the week: Pep in Yo Step Double IPA, Infusion Brewing Co.

Local craft beer of the week: Pep in Yo Step Double IPA, Infusion Brewing Co.

Pepper beers walk a fine line. The best ones, as is the case with most spicy endeavors, are as much about flavor as they are heat.Some, like Twisted Pine's Ghost Face Killah, exist almost solely to push the boundaries of what one person can consume (...
Published: 11/16/17
She flipped off Trump — and got fired from her government contracting job

She flipped off Trump — and got fired from her government contracting job

It was the middle-finger salute seen around the world.Juli Briskman's protest aimed at the presidential motorcade that roared past her while she was on her usual cycling ride in Northern Virginia last month became an instantly viral photo.Turns out i...
Published: 11/06/17
Heart stents fail to ease chest pain; Hartford student faces hate crime charges after harassing roommate; more in U.S.

Heart stents fail to ease chest pain; Hartford student faces hate crime charges after harassing roommate; more in U.S.

NationStudy: Heart stents fail to ease painA procedure used to relieve chest pain in hundreds of thousands of heart patients each year is useless for many of them, researchers reported Wednesday. Their study focused on the insertion of stents —...
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Void in Great Pyramid at Giza; new great ape species is dying; more in world news

Void in Great Pyramid at Giza; new great ape species is dying; more in world news

EgyptVoid in Great Pyramid of Giza? The Great Pyramid of Giza has towered over Egypt for more than 4,500 years. Built during the reign of Pharaoh Khufu, the monument was a testament to the ruler's architectural prowess and is thought to have been a h...
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David Lennon: Astros-Dodgers provided epic Series, until Game 7

BC-BBO-LENNON-COLUMN-1ST-LEDE:ND - sports (700 words),0755David Lennon: Astros-Dodgers provided epic Series, until Game 7(EDITORS: This story may not be used on websites) (PHOTOS)By David LennonNewsday (TNS)LOS ANGELES - The Dodgers tapped franchise ...
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Bar review: Cena in Tampa's Channel District

Tampa's Channel District is high up on my list of underrated drinking neighborhoods. While everyone's talking about the beer and cocktail scene in Seminole Heights, downtown and in Tampa Heights' Yellow Brick Row, I rarely hear details about the ever...
Updated one month ago

Local craft beer of the week: Cherry Blonde ale, St. Pete Brewing

One of the major benefits of visiting your local brewery is the ability to try one-off batches, often versions of flagship offerings with various flavoring additions.Some of these beers eventually make it to the production level, like Cigar City's Wh...
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Things to Know in the U.S. for Nov. 2

New YorkTruck attacker charged Federal prosecutors brought terrorism charges Wednesday against the Uzbek immigrant accused in the truck rampage that left eight people dead near the World Trade Center memorial, saying he carried out the attack in resp...
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Things to Know in the World for Nov. 2

Australia No more climbing on UluruVisitors to Uluru, a giant sandstone slab jutting from the central Australian desert, have for decades ignored a sign at the rock's base that politely reads: "Please don't climb." On Wednesday, the board members of ...
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