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It's National Pizza Day on Friday so you expect some freebies or, at the very least, some bargain prices on pizza, right? By Don Johnson, Patch Staff | Feb 9, 2018 8:13 am ET | Updated Feb 9, 2018 10:13 am ET. 0. It's National Pizza Day: Check Out These Specials In Tampa Bay. It's National Pizza Day on Friday, Feb. 9.
Bernie Skerkowski is the founder of the Tampa Bay Curling Club. He moved to Florida on business 20-odd years ago from Canada. "Curling was a big part of what I grew up with," Bernie says. "My father, my family, all were involved in the local curling rink. And so that's where I started, and curled all the way ...

And Jerry DiFabrizio, a tile distributor from Tampa, said the threat of oil rigs appearing on the horizon could impact the quality of life in Florida by hindering property values. "Whenever it's announced that there is drilling off the coast, revenue for the state that helps the state provide good things is reduced," ...
Dave Bautista, WWE Superstar, portrayer of Drax in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy franchise, giant man who threw Ryan Gosling through a wall in Blade Runner 2049 and ordinary Tampa resident with a home improvement project, really wants to build a gate. He tweeted at the City of Tampa on ...
Tampa, Fla. (WFLA) -- A clerk shot an armed man who tried to rob a Tampa gas station early Friday morning. police say a suspect walked into the Sunoco gas station on the corner of East Hillsborough Avenue & 34th Street just after 2 a.m. and tried to rob the clerk with a handgun. But the clerk pulled out ...
There are dozens of other events happening around Tampa Bay, so if you don't see one you like above, please check out our full list of fun things to do. If you don't see your event listed, you can search for other events or add events to our calendar. We know there are tons of cool things that make our area ...

KENT NISHIMURA | Times Henri Darling, of Massachusetts's lance breaks while jousting against Mark Desmond of Brandon during a Royal Joust performance at the 36th Annual Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI on Sunday, February 23, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. The fair, which features seven ...
The Rays have officially announced plans to move the team's home ballpark to Tampa. At a press conference Friday, Rays owner Stuart Sternberg said the team intends to move to a site in Ybor City, a neighborhood in Tampa. "Ybor City is authentically Tampa Bay," Sternberg said, according to The Tampa ...
By landing FSU's largest local class since 1982, new coach Willie Taggart showed that his Seminoles are poised to reestablish themselves as one of the biggest forces in Tampa Bay recruiting. "I think it'll definitely be a trend with Willie Taggart up there in Tallahassee," said Ricky Sailor, who runs the local ...
Florida Rep. Randy Fine is calling on venues in Miami and Tampa to cancel scheduled concerts in April by the singer Lorde. Fine, R-Palm Bay, said, if the Miami sports and Exhibition Authority and the Tampa Sports Authority host the concerts at arenas they own in those cities, it would violate a Florida law ...
The civic engagement started in 2004, when a neighbor asked him to serve on the board of Feeding America Tampa Bay, a hunger-relief organization, he once told the Tampa Bay Times. He learned there were an estimated 50,000 people in Hillsborough County who don't always have enough to eat.
SOUTH Tampa-- Tampa's speakeasy coffee shop, Blind Tiger Cafe added a third shop in the SoHo District, but this time with a twist. The cafe has partnered with local bow tie company, Ella Bing to open a haberdashery. The term "blind tiger" dates back to the prohibition era referring to a speakeasy where ...
Next. If you're seeing or smelling smoke in your area, you are not alone. ABC Action News has received numerous viewer messages regarding a smoky smell or seeing smoke in the area. Citrus County is executing a controlled burn, and winds are carrying the smoke to various regions of Tampa Bay.
Tampa -- After years of speculation and courtship, the Tampa Bay Rays are finally expected to announce Friday that they want to relocate the team to Tampa, according to Hillsborough County Commissioner Ken Hagan. Rays Principal owner Stuart Sternberg will for the first time state publicly that the ...
Billy Joel: The Piano Man returns for a concert of huge piano-pop hits. 8 p.m., Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $49.50-$149.50. (813) 301-2500. Tony Bennett: 19-time Grammy award winning musician. 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $69-$155. (727) 893-7832.
Tampa -- U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has drawn jeers for suggesting that people in pain should consider over-the-counter Bufferin instead of opioids. On Wednesday, Sessions was in Tampa, touting the Trump Administration's efforts to combat drug abuse and trafficking. This time, he broadened ...
Tampa -- Deputies located an armed suspect just a block away following a fatal shooting Monday night at a convenience store. William Dennard Jr., 20, of 4225 Empire Place, Tampa, was arrested in the shooting of 26-year-old Bernard Jinks of 3757 Fairview Cove Lane, Tampa. The shooting occurred ...

Deja Vu, a Tampa strip club, used pirated images of former model Jaime Edmondson Longoria to promote its business online, according to a lawsuit filed in Tampa. Longoria, wife of former Tampa Bay Rays star Evan Longoria, is one of three women seeking a total nearly $4 million in damages in the suit.
Pridgen, the park's new owner, was among Tampa Bay's best known developers during the last boom. He developed the Gateway Business Center in Pinellas Park, bringing in big-name tenants like Jabil and Lockheed-Martin, and made a multi-million dollar profit flipping land that is now the site of Tampa's ...
Whether you follow the Florida State Seminoles, Florida Gators, USF Bulls or one of the many high schools around the Tampa Bay area, the Tampa Bay Times will bring you all the news from signing ceremonies on Wednesday, Feb. 7, the day high school seniors can officially commit to colleges. From live ...
The shooting took place at about 11 p.m. Monday outside Shubh Mini market, 3207 Orient Road. A call to 911 about gunshots brought deputies to location. There, they found Jinks suffering from several gunshot wounds. He was rushed to Tampa General hospital and pronounced dead a short time later.
The two Tampa Bay toys R Us stores the company announced it was shuttering last month began their going-out-of-business sales Wednesday, a day after the company's bankruptcy plan was approved in court. Here was the scene Wednesday afternoon at the affected location at 1900 Tyrone Blvd. in St.
Tampa, Fla. (WFLA) - The Tampa police Department is asking for the public's assistance in finding a missing, endangered Tampa woman. Robin Joanna Green, 25, was last seen in the area of N. 10th Street and E. Bird Street at approximately 2:00 a.m.Wednesday morning. police believe she left her ...
Tampa, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay area is ground zero for the opioid epidemic affecting large portions of the county. Deaths from highly-addictive prescription drugs are up nearly 6 percent in Tampa and 16.5 percent in Pinellas and Pasco counties. The situation is even more dire in Manatee County where ...
The Tampa Bay area is among the top 10 metro areas in the nation with the most severe flu cases, according to a new report by DoctorsReport.com. The report lists 14 areas in the United States where the flu has been the most severe. The data compiled came from a database of doctor reported cases over ...
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will appear Wednesday in Tampa to address drug trafficking and the opioid epidemic, the Justice Department said Monday. Sessions will address the issues during a midday appearance at the U.S. Attorney's Office in Tampa. The visit comes as Florida lawmakers and ...
Tampa BAY, Fla (WFLA) -- The Tampa Bay area absolutely dominated a top 10 list of the best up-and-coming cities across the country. SmartAsset ranked two of our towns in the first five and four more Tampa Bay area cities rounded out the big 10. Largo (No. 2) and St. Pete (No. 5) were the first to make ...
Tampa's ordinance doesn't have that kind of clearly defined scope, Viera said. "That vagueness can give rise to a lot of petty disputes," he said at the council's Feb. 1 meeting. Council member Frank Reddick wasn't buying it. "This is ridiculous," Reddick said. "I don't want officers chasing barking dogs.
The shooting occurred next to Shubh Mini Mart, which is located at 3207 Orient Road in Tampa, according to Hillsborough County deputies. During a press conference, deputies described the victim as a black male between the ages of 25 and 30. He was transported to Tampa General hospital where he ...
Forever Plaid: Four young Singers killed in a car crash posthumously hit the stage for one last performance full of barbershop quartet harmonies and 1950s nostalgia. Through March 11. 7:30 p.m., Jaeb Theater at the Straz Center for the Performing arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $42. (813) 229-7827 ...
Tampa, FL - Tampa Bay cities and unincorporated areas dominated a top 10 list of boomtowns ranked by SmartAsset.com, a personal finance technology company headquartered in New York. Almost all of America's top 10 boomtowns are in Florida, according to the recent report. SmartAsset defines a ...
When The Hall on Franklin, an ambitious sit-down service food hall opened up last fall in the up-and-coming Tampa Heights neighborhood of--you guessed it--Tampa, everyone around here went a little bit crazy, in a good way. In a slightly more refined environment than one might expect from the ...
Highlights this year include rides, food, exhibits, animals, shopping, rodeos and a candy exhibition. It's heroes Day. Military and first responders admitted free with up to three family members. 10 a.m., Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $13, $7 ages 6-11, $9 seniors; $35 anyday armband; ...
Sean Anderson, 47, entered Wendall Scott's home on Spencer Circle early Sunday, beat him with a hammer and stole his wallet and methamphetamine, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. Scott, 63, was killed in the attack. Anderson was arrested late Monday and charged with first degree ...
Sarah Mararaj's little girl heard the world once again and the moment was all caught on camera. Her daughter Shalini's long struggle with hearing loss finally became a success that magical day--all thanks to cochlear implants. The single mom considers the process both her greatest challenge and her ...
Tampa, Fla. -- For any teenager, pouring a glass of milk may seem like no big deal but for 16-year-old Briant Cummings, it's an accomplishment. A year ago, while working on a project to repair his boat, Briant accidentally sawed off his hand. "I turned the piece of metal and I brought it down too fast.
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Heavy rain fell in the Tampa Bay area for the second Sunday in a row. There is no cold air behind this front, so expect Monday to still be mild. Skies will clear out Monday with sunshine returning and highs in the mid 70s. Monday night will be mostly clear with lows in the 50s and some upper 40s in northern ...
Tampa, Fla. -- A Tampa woman riding aboard this morning's crashed Amtrak train thought, at first, it might have been a dream. "Did this really just happened?" said Lynn Winston, 57. She had just gotten up to use the bathroom when Amtrak Train 91 crashed into a CSX freight train early Sunday, Feb.
Billy Joel: The prolific Piano Man with a career spanning nearly 50 years returns to Tampa at the Amalie Arena on Friday ($49.50-$149.50) amaliearena.com. music: Wednesday, banjo legend Bela Fleck brings a trio version of his Flecktones to Clearwater's Capitol Theatre ($39.50-$69.50) where ukulele ...
Tampa, Fla. (WFLA) -- Dozens of people hit the pavement Saturday to support Meals on wheels of Tampa. Meals On Wheels has served homebound individuals and seniors in Tampa since 1975. On Saturday the charity held a 5K & 1-Mile Fun Run music Fest. The music festival is an annual event, but ...
Tampa, Fla. (WFLA) - Deputies say a shootout in Tampa ended in a crash on Friday. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office responded to a crash at N. 48th Street and E. Hanna Ave. Investigators say the occupants of the two vehicles involved had exchanged gunfire on the roadway before crashing into ...
Tampa -- When she was 19 years old, Allison Martin, 27, competed in the Miss Tampa pageant and was first runner up. A year later in 2010, she won the title and was given an opportunity to connect with the city she calls home. "I was invested into my community and my year as Miss Tampa was very time ...
Frederick George Wilson was born in Tampa, the son of a CPA and a housewife who would later go to college to become a hydrogeologist, her son tagging along and reading books in the USF library. "They were liberal Democrats," Wilson said, noting his parents, like many moderate Southern Democrats ...
Tampa, Fla. (WFLA) - A 23-year-old man who had suffered an eye injury was medevaced by the Coast Guard 250 miles southwest of Tampa, the agency said. According to the Coast Guard, the man was aboard the 820-foot Tanker Georgy Maslov when he hurt his eye. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard's ...
Tampa, Fla. (WFLA) -- police say one person was injured in a shooting at a Tampa mall on Saturday. Tampa police were called to WestShore Plaza before 1 p.m. for a shooting around the parking garage near Sears. Investigators confirm one person was taken to the hospital with injuries that are not ...
The firm that designed and inspected construction on the C.W. Bill Young Regional Reservoir has agreed to a $30 million settlement with Tampa Bay Water. The board of directors of the regional water authority approved the settlement with HDR engineering Inc. this morning on a 4-3 vote at a special ...
Members of Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla wait in line to have their makeup done the morning of Gasparilla at Tampa Yacht and Country Club in Tampa, Fla., ... Keith Moses, 55, looks at his parrot Billy Bonez while waiting for the annual pirate Invasion at the Tampa Convention Center on Saturday, Jan.
Tampa -- Carnival Cruise Line is dry-docking its Paradise ship in February on the heels of today's introduction of a larger ship -- the 2,124-passenger Carnival Miracle -- to serve the Tampa market. "We are excited about putting more capacity in Tampa," Christine Duffy, president of the Miami-based ...
Zweil, a 37-year-old consulting engineer, helped found Safe Exchange Tampa seven months ago after a friend died of an overdose the day she left rehab. After co-founder Steven Spector told him about needle exchange programs, he was so spurred that he started incorporating the group the following ...


 

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