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Ybor City's Cigar Heritage Festival aims to keep 'Cigar City' smoky
Tampa was home to 150 cigar factories in the 1920's and 1930's, churning out millions of cigars and shipping them worldwide. J.C. Newman Cigar Company is the sole survivor today, producing the
Crowds estimated to top 9,600 attended the event in Ybor City's Centennial Park.
The cast of Opera Tampa's Die Fledermaus includes (from left) Rochelle Bard, Gabriel Preisser and Cree Carrico. [Courtesy of Will Staples]
Opera Tampa pops the cork on a new season with 'Die Fledermaus'
EVE EDELHEIT   |   Times
Members of Congregation B'nai Israel of St. Petersburg celebrate lighting the largest menorah in St. Petersburg in 2017. This year, Sunday will be the first evening of Hanukkah, which is the Jewish Festival of Lights.
Things to do for Hanukkah in Tampa Bay
Barry Manilow will bring his
Barry Manilow talks Christmas songs, retiring from touring and whether you'll ever see him as a hologram

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