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What a wild ride: Look back at 60 years of Busch Gardens thrill rides

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As the Tampa theme park celebrates its 60th birthday, we look back at the heart-pounding rides that have become its signature. Sixty years ago this month, Busch Gardens opened as a lush, admission-free garden to promote the products of the Anheuser-Busch brewery. Born on June 1, 1959, Busch Gardens evolved[…]

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of June 3-9

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A reunited Hootie and the Blowfish, tax-free shopping continues, Weird Al Yankovic returns and you can pet a jellyfish. Hootie and the Blowfish: Hold my hand, after 10 years apart, the band has reunited and is coming to the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa on Sunday ($29.50-$129.50). Tax-free shopping: Stock up[…]

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Bearss? Wimauma? Masaryktown? Here’s how to pronounce the tricky names around Tampa Bay.

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How do you say these names, and where did they even come from anyway? Welcome to Florida Wonders, a series where readers submit their questions about the Tampa Bay area and Florida and Timesjournalists find answers. Reader T. J. Chaltry, 28, wanted to know: What’s the correct way to say Bearss[…]

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Classic summer movie lineups planned for historic Tampa Bay theaters

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Tampa Theatre and Clearwater’s Bilheimer Capitol Theatre will offer refuge from the heat with popcorn deals, trivia and more. Two historic movie houses, Tampa Theatre and the recently renamed Nancy and David Bilheimer Capitol Theatre in Clearwater, have organized a summer film series of family and date-night favorites. “For more[…]

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Tampa Bay restaurant and bar openings: The Bier Boutique taps into Historic Uptown, Dunedin gets a Crazy Burrito

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St. Petersburg restaurant Sophia’s Cucina and Enoteca also puts a spin on Italian classics in the Grand Central District. NOW OPEN The Bier Boutique As its name suggests, the Bier Boutique, which opened last week, is all about craft beer. The tap list puts an emphasis on Tampa Bay and[…]

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What’s happening in Tampa Bay food: Free ice cream from Jeni’s, Margarita and Music Festival

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Discounted patties on National Hamburger Day and a birthday party for the Notorious B.I.G. round out your options. I SCREAM, YOU SCREAM: Jeni’s, Other popups A trio of food slingers bring popup tastings to town, starting Memorial Day weekend. Columbus, Ohio-based Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams has hit the road. The artisanal ice creamery’s[…]

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Where to shop in Tampa Bay: Tattoo fundraiser at the Bricks, Emerald City Comics weekend sales

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What else? St. Petersburg’s Saturday Morning Market leaves Al Lang Stadium for the summer after this weekend. TATTOO YOU: Tropical Impressions Since Memorial Day weekend signals the beginning of summer, a tiki-themed party and art show is right on time. But this one is for an interesting cause. Tropical Impressions was organized by[…]

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of May 20-26

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As Memorial Day weekend approaches, Margarita Fest, Rascal Flatts and the Sunset Music Fest of EDM artists add to the fun. Rascal Flatts: One of the most popular country bands of all time brings its deep catalogue of hits to the MidFlorida Amphitheatre on Friday ($33.75 and up). Memorial Day: For Memorial[…]

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Tampa Bay restaurant and bar openings: SoHo Juice Co. at Armature Works, Oldsmar’s Local Draught House

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Das Brauhaus and Cafe in Palm Harbor and St. Petersburg favorite Ray’s Vegan Soul have also closed. NOW OPEN Pal Campo Restaurant Not long after the arrival of WEPA! Cocina de Puerto Rico in St. Petersburg, a modern-meets-traditional Puerto Rican spot has expanded to the Big Guava. Promising a taste[…]

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What’s happening in Tampa Bay food: SeaGrapes Wine and Food Festival, rose tastings, Sweet Corn Festival

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Taste of Trinity, Temple Terrace Craft BrewFest and other worthwhile events also await. HUSK A MOVE: Sweet Corn Festival Feasting on roasted corn on the cob is a must. But the Sweet Corn Festival also fills you up with Southern-style barbecue ribs and chicken, pulled pork and ice cream. Arts and craft vendors[…]

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of May 13-19

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Chelsea Handler, Taking Back Sunday headlining the 97X Barbecue and Kinky Boots hits the Straz Center. Chelsea Handler: The brash comic is at Ruth Eckerd Hall on Thursday for a night of conversation about her introspective memoir, Life Will Be the Death of Me. ($72-$92). 97X Barbecue Music and Arts Festival: The alt-rock station[…]

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