| May 21, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Signs reading "Stop the Lens" appear as you near St. Petersburg Pier, the iconic landmark built in the 1970s. The Lens is the proposed award-winning design by architect Michael Maltzan that will replace The Pier, as the locals call it. The city has...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 11:58 AM
The Orioles team charter heading to Tampa Bay on Sunday night was forced to make an emergency landing in Jacksonville because of smoke coming out of the oven in the kitchen area of the plane, an industry source said.
The landing was a precautionary move....
| Jan 14, 2013
Eugene Patterson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning editor and columnist whose impassioned words helped draw national attention to the civil rights movement as it unfolded across the South, has died at 89.
Patterson, who helped fellow whites understand the...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 9:06 PM
People have been waiting a long time to find out where Leon McQuay III will be going to college and the wait will finally end tonight at the Under Armour All-American Game at St. Petersburg's Tropicana Field.
McQuay, the 6-foot-2, 184-pound standout...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 6:19 AM
UCF received a commitment from St. Petersburg Gibbs athlete Maurice Hall over the weekend after the 6-foot-1, 185-pound junior took an unofficial visit to the Orlando campus.
If things go as planned, Hall will eventually join his fellow Pinellas County...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 10:32 PM
1. Keith Harrington, 5-8, 175, St. Petersburg Northeast: It was a little surprising that Harrington, the running backs MVP, did not get invited to Nike's "The Opening" because all he did was get open. Several were up for the challenge of covering...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Check out festivals and events in June across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
May 16 - June 15: Disney Star Wars...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:14 AM
Florida's got fanboy down. Where else can you count on an annual Wookie sighting?
Disney's Star Wars Weekends, though, going on from May 17 to June 9 at Disney's Hollywood Studios, is just one of Florida's great offerings for movies, TV, comics and...
| Dec 30, 2012
THE BEST WAY TO MOSOW
From LAX, nonstop service to Moscow is available on Aeroflot and connecting service (change of planes) is offered on KLM, Air France, Delta, Turkish, British, Swiss and Lufthansa. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $778,...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Cuban author José Manuel Prieto's playful and fascinating book, “Encyclopedia of a Life in Russia,” is, according to Prieto's narrator, an encyclopedia-style guide to a book the narrator is planning to write about a man named Thelonious Monk...
| Dec 30, 2012
MOSCOW — On New Year's Eve, dining-room tables across Russia will be covered with a mosaic of glittering red caviar, piroshki, marinated mushrooms, beet salad and herring. Chilled vodka bottles and Champagne flutes will tower over the dishes,...