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  • Carnival Cruise Lines taps Cigar City Brewing for Florida ships

    Carnival Cruise Lines taps Cigar City Brewing for Florida ships
    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...
  • Big name bands on tap for Carnival Cruise Lines in 2014

    Big name bands on tap for Carnival Cruise Lines in 2014
    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...
  • Scott to recommend $35 million for port projects

    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...
  • Coral confiscated at border donated to National Aquarium

    Coral confiscated at border donated to National Aquarium
    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...
  • Just where are all the cruise ships this winter?

    Just where are all the cruise ships this winter?
    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...
  • For a Florida spring training side trip: Try Davis Islands in south Tampa

    For a Florida spring training side trip: Try Davis Islands in south Tampa
    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,...
  • Cruise Homeport spotlight: Port of Tampa

    Cruise Homeport spotlight: Port of Tampa
    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...
  • Scott signs seaports bill

     
    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...
  • Aaaar! Pirates invade Tampa

    Aaaar! Pirates invade Tampa
    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...
  • Who buys when Gov. Charlie Crist flies?

    Who buys when Gov. Charlie Crist flies?
    Gov. Charlie Crist tailgated and watched this year's Super Bowl in Tampa, then boarded a 10-seat corporate jet the next morning for a quick trip back to Tallahassee, his schedule shows. He flew courtesy of Dr. Steven M. Scott, of Boca Raton, founder of a...
  • Tampa's new children's museum blends imagination, education

    Tampa's new children's museum blends imagination, education
    TAMPA -- Sandwiched between the shoe-boxy Tampa Museum of Art and busy Ashley Drive, the new Glazer Children's Museum is like a three-story, 53,000-square-foot toy chest and playhouse. In the museum's spacious new home -- it moved from Lowry Park to...