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Wrestler Ric Flair in critical condition with 'multiple organ problems,' family says

Wrestler Ric Flair in critical condition with 'multiple organ problems,' family says

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Ric Flair's fiancee shared more details of his illness in a Facebook post, and his condition is more serious than fans imagined for the hospitalized wrestling icon. Media outlets including The New York Post and TMZ Sports have...
Published: 08/17/17
Updated: 08/18/17
At 'American Idol' auditions in Orlando, there are life lessons in line

At 'American Idol' auditions in Orlando, there are life lessons in line

LAKE BUENA VISTA — From her spot across the lawn, Sasha Orihuela studies her son. Jeremy Joshua Dorsey is laughing at the front of the line, flipping his bottle of water, fanning himself with his palm. He doesn't look nervous, but then, he is 1...
Published: 08/17/17
Shania Twain arena tour includes Tampa stop this time

Shania Twain arena tour includes Tampa stop this time

Shania Twain is coming to Tampa as part of a major U.S. tour in support of her forthcoming (and long-awaited) new album Now. Twain will play Amalie Arena in downtown Tampa on June 2, 2018. She'll make one other Florida stop, in Fort Lauderdale on...
Published: 08/17/17
Emma Stone named world's highest-paid actress in 2017

Emma Stone named world's highest-paid actress in 2017

At the ripe age of 28, Emma Stone is now the highest paid actress in the world. The star earned $26 million during Forbes' 12 month scoring period, mostly thanks to her role in the Oscar-winning La La Land. The movie-musical, which gave Stone a Best ...
Published: 08/17/17
Bar review: Seminole Heights City Wine Bar in Tampa

Bar review: Seminole Heights City Wine Bar in Tampa

One of the best spots to grab a drink in Ybor is the Ybor City Wine Bar. It's easily the largest beer selection in Ybor despite being obviously wine-centric, and the extensive wine selection comes with a side of expert staff to help smartly walk you ...
Published: 08/17/17
Beach Drive mural is a first for St. Pete's swanky waterfront street

Beach Drive mural is a first for St. Pete's swanky waterfront street

Mural mania in St. Petersburg is spreading east. While the number of urban murals in St. Pete has been quickly multiplying in the Central Arts District, Grand Central District and other areas west of downtown for years, this week brings the...
Published: 08/17/17
'Candle in the Wind' was the perfect song at a tragic moment

'Candle in the Wind' was the perfect song at a tragic moment

When's the last time you listened to the biggest pop single of the modern era? Not Thriller. Not I Will Always Love You. Not My Heart Will Go On. No, not Despacito, either. That would be Candle in the Wind 1997, Elton John's 1973 ode to Marilyn Monro...
Published: 08/17/17
Rose Marie, star on 'Dick Van Dyke Show,' wins over Twitter at 94

Rose Marie, star on 'Dick Van Dyke Show,' wins over Twitter at 94

Today's must-follow Twitter account belongs to a 94-year-old actress whose 90-year(!) career spans back to the days of Vaudeville, making her one of that era's last surviving stars.  Though it was probably Rose Marie's bluntly honest call for Tw...
Published: 08/17/17
Nearly local craft beer of the week: Rome City IPA from Lakeland's Brew Hub

Nearly local craft beer of the week: Rome City IPA from Lakeland's Brew Hub

As popular as the American IPA is, it's hardly surprising that it has been the canvas for many of the most prominent beer trends of the past few years: session IPA, New England-style IPA, sour IPA, single malt and single hop IPA — even coffee I...
Published: 08/17/17
Taco and Beer Fiesta set for St. Pete, followed by the Ooze and Booze Fest

Taco and Beer Fiesta set for St. Pete, followed by the Ooze and Booze Fest

The Gulf to Bay Food Truck association recently announced a trio of events for mobile comfort food lovers. The Taco and Beer Fiesta on Friday, and the St. Pete Asian Latern Festival on Sept. 15 will be the association's last, big food truck rally of ...
Published: 08/16/17
Updated: 08/18/17