Ninety-five years after his great-grandfather found fortune with dog racing, the owner of Derby Lane in St. Petersburg hopes the site's second century is just as lucky.
For more than a century, history was hidden in plain sight on the cottage on 2nd Ave. North In St. Petersburg. The history is in the stucco that coats the 1909 structure, whose builders used coquina shells to form the texture, millions of shells.
Buck O'Neil, the grandson of slaves, grew up in Sarasota during the 1920s. He went on to be a Negro League star and the first Black coach in Major League Baseball.
The Bucs' worst-to-first story has become part of the fabric of the Tampa Bay Area. In fact, the effort to get the NFL to award the franchise helped lead to the name “Tampa Bay.”
You have to go back a few years to remember this. It’s the Super Bowl halftime show from 30 years ago. You may even know some of the performers. Three decades later, it’s still remembered as a magical night.
When Tampa Stadium hosted Super Bowl XXV in 1991, the Gulf War was underway. 2,000 Tampa-area kids were part of the show, along with The New Kids on the Block and Walt Disney stars like Mickey Mouse. Here’s Alan Wendt’s original report from 1991.
When Tampa Stadium hosted Super Bowl XXV in 1991, some fans were disappointed that Joe Montana wasn’t in town. But that didn’t stop them from making the trip to Tampa, where the Tampa Bay Center Mall next to the stadium ended up being a gathering spot for many seeking tickets. Here’s Alan Wendt’s original report from 1991.
'Pulse 13' coverage of the space shuttle Challenger tragedy as reported by WTVT-TV in Tampa, then a CBS affiliate. Originally aired January 28, 1986.
On Monday, the Dali Museum will celebrate its 10th anniversary at its current location.
It's been 28 years, but it hasn't been long enough for longtime Pinellas Park resident Karol Singleton, whose house has now been hit by a tornado twice since she's lived there.
Built from red bricks in 1910, the Ybor City cigar factory with the high clock tower is a monument to the immigrants who built Tampa, one roll at a time.
The little town of Limona was long ago swallowed by Brandon in Hillsborough County. But one home from the early 1880s remains -- along with many of the original family's possessions.
Another restoration would be at least the third life for Union Station, a building that’s offered a first impression of Tampa for more than 100 years.
Every Friday morning on Good Day Tampa Bay, Captain Dylan Hubbard gives viewers the outlook on the Good Catch fishing forecast. It's the continuation of a longtime family tradition.
Nov. 2, 2020 marks 100 years since the Ocoee Election Day Massacre, which remains the largest incident of voting-day violence -- but to understand this dark part of Florida's, it's important to understand the factors that allowed it to manifest.
The Hillsborough County school district took the next step Tuesday toward memorializing the people buried at the forgotten Ridgewood Cemetery, which was discovered on the King High School campus.
Some people say 2020 is the most contentious election season they’ve ever seen but anyone who lived in Tampa several decades ago may remember this one.
Finding your way to Florida wasn't easy 400 years ago. It's evident in the first map ever drawn of the state, which survives to this day, despite the king of Spain's best efforts back in 1511.
A new hotel in Ybor City has a name that was nearly forgotten, but now the Hotel Haya is reminding us of a man who helped build the city.
After eight years off the airwaves of Tampa Bay, the MJ Morning Show is coming back. But it's not coming back on the station where it started, 93.3 WFLZ. The show is coming back on the station that once was the Power Pig's bitter rival -- Q-105.