| Aug 15, 2014
| 1:32 PM
TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - The 100th anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal, hailed at the time as one of the world's great wonders, has inspired a celebration in central Florida to showcase the experience of the U.S. canal workers behind the...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:53 AM
One of Florida's most popular microbrews is headed to sea.
Two of Tampa's Cigar City Brewing's craft beers will be featured aboard all 13 of Carnival Cruise Line's Florida-based cruise ships. The line made the announcement last Sunday aboard the...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Carnival Cruise Lines is following the gameplan that theme parks have mastered, offering up big-name musical acts to drum up business.
The Carnival Live Concert Series was announced Thursday with acts such as Jennifer Hudson, Jewel, Lady Antebellum and...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:53 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott tomorrow will recommend $35 million in new spending on projects at Port Canaveral, Port Everglades and Port of Tampa.
Scott is slated to announce the proposal during a speech at the American Association of Port Authority's...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Endangered sea corals seized several months ago by federal border agents in Florida are now being used as educational tools in the National Aquarium's new blacktip reef shark exhibit.
According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the illegal shipment...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 6:55 AM
TAMPA, Fla. — For travelers in town for spring training games, Davis Islands already makes for a fine side trip, with its picturesque marina, quaint restaurants and shops, and views of the bay. Now that Yankees great Derek Jeter lives there,...
| May 24, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Gov. Rick Scott signed HB 283, a measure that removes several regulations for Florida's ports, during a visit to the Port of Tampa Wednesday morning. “As the best place for international companies to import and export their products, Florida’s...
| Jan 3, 2012
The winter cruising season is well under way, and that means the southern ports are filling up with returning cruise ships with trips to warmer climes through next April. For those playing at home, here's a roundup by port of which ships are sailing...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 9:49 AM
Located within 500 miles of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico and Western Caribbean islands, the Port of Tampa is an ideal departure point for seven-day or shorter cruises to Cozumel, Costa Maya, Roatan, Belize City, Grand Cayman and other Western Caribbean...
| Jul 15, 2010
| 5:54 PM
My apologies to those of you reading this over breakfast, because today's edition of the Friday files involves thieves, dog poop, strippers and something even more unappetizing: politicians.
Jerks-of-the-month. That award goes to whoever stole the...
| Jan 4, 2010
TAMPA, Fla. — Dave Pagano started his life as a pirate a few years back wearing a white linen shirt with puffy sleeves and open neckline.
Then he bought a bandanna, a dredlock wig, a musket replica, a sword, a knife, and this year, $500 worth of...