Landmarks are a source of pride for locals and a destination for others. Like the Space Needle in Seattle or the Gateway Arch of St. Louis, the Pier is a visual representation of St. Petersburg's identity and its history.
More than 100 new state laws took effect on July 1, covering issues from regulating electric bikes to increasing fines for bear poaching.
The new St. Pete Pier isn't the first of its kind. The landmark has played an integral part in the city -- even before it became a city.
For decades, when politicians visited Tampa, they made their way to La Tropicana restaurant on 7th Avenue in Ybor City. And they sat at a certain, special table.
Thousands of people across the Tampa Bay area and the United States are speaking up about racial injustice and police brutality following the death of George Floyd, and the demonstrations are significant in light of America’s long battle for civil rights.
For a Tampa woman, living through a pandemic is actually one of the first things she ever did. Now, at age 100, she's sharing her family's experiences from Spanish flu to scarlet fever to coronavirus, giving perspective on life during a pandemic, then and now.
It's been 30 years since parts of the Bay Area transformed into a Hollywood movie set for the filming of what's now an iconic piece of cinematic history: 'Edward Scissorhands.'
Clearwater leaders received its first confirmation of forgotten African American graves Friday, marking the first discovery of its kind the Pinellas County side of Tampa Bay.
Their B-17 bomber crashed north of Tampa on February 29, 1944. Now, these forgotten World War II heroes – and many others like them – are being remembered.
The time was one where masters and slaves existed, and that’s what William Ashley and Nancy were to one another. But the words on their headstone at Tampa's Oaklawn Cemetery explain a bond much deeper.
The names of 23 who died aboard the Blackthorn rang out at a solemn ceremony near the Sunshine Skyway Bridge Tuesday.
The Gasparilla Children's Parade will fill Bayshore Boulevard Saturday. The parade has grown into a major event, but its origins are humble.
With every sift of dirt, new clues appear, dating back to the 1700s.
Legend speaks of St. Nicholas tossing a ball of gold into a girl’s stocking to spare her from suffering, but those balls of gold were likened by Europeans to a rare and exotic fruit we call oranges.
As Tampa City Council received an update Thursday on the search for unmarked graves that were once part of Zion Cemetery, the future of Robles Park Village, which sits on top of the forgotten African American burial ground, also became clearer.
Billionaires Jeff and Penny Vinik announced a $1 million donation to save Tampa’s iconic Jackson House.
The last working cigar factory in Ybor City is undergoing renovations before they celebrate their 125th anniversary in 2020. The purpose is to make the cigar factory a tourist destination and to remind everyone that Tampa is the “Cigar City.”
Little by little, the city of Tampa is unearthing its history that was buried, in some cases, for more than a century.
On the very day Florida's Interstate 4 opened in 1963, a shrimp truck jackknifed, killing the driver. And that was just the beginning.
It was on May 9, 1980 when the unthinkable happened: The freighter M/V Summit Venture collided with a support column during a blinding thunderstorm, knocking a 1,200-foot section of the roadway into the water below.