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Astoria Characters: The Servant of Syncopation

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 07.19.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

The first thing you see in Mark A. Thomas' apartment is the Roland digital piano. It's big and black, and you have to dance around it, as Dick Van D...

Young Chinese Artists

Simon Watson | Posted 08.06.2014 | Arts
Simon Watson

My Generation: Young Chinese Artists has just opened in Florida. The show looks at the new generation of artists who have emerged in mainland China since 2000, a period marked by increased openness to the West.

Just Gators and the Military

Edesa Scarborough | Posted 10.30.2012 | College
Edesa Scarborough

I am happy to hear that delegates and protesters alike are getting the full Florida experience; hurricanes, heat, humidity and now gators. We aim to please!

Embracing the Mess

Bob Brinkmann | Posted 10.23.2012 | College
Bob Brinkmann

Tampa is funky without knowing it's funky. It's so hip that it doesn't really care if outsiders think it's a mess. Tampanians embrace the mess.

A View from the Minarets

Edesa Scarborough | Posted 10.21.2012 | College
Edesa Scarborough

There is nothing like mixing approximately 50,000 delegates with 15,000 members of the press, throwing in a few thousand protesters and a scattering of potential anarchists with 6,000 new and returning college students.

The Other Tampa

Arianna Huffington | Posted 10.17.2012 | Impact
Arianna Huffington

In this week's issue of Huffington, Saki Knafo spotlights a Tampa most of the media will not see during their stay for the Republican National Convention: Hillsborough County, which surrounds Tampa, and has more homeless per capita than any other American city. Saki Knafo puts flesh and blood on this crisis, introducing us to several of Tampa's homeless and those who seek innovative solutions to their predicament.

WATCH: Thief Thinks No One's Watching Her Steal From Hotel

Posted 04.16.2012 | Weird News

The coast was almost completely clear for one thief pillaging a Florida hotel room. Even though a woman didn't see anyone coming as she took a tel...

Legislating Poverty Away

Emily Harwell | Posted 03.06.2012 | Home
Emily Harwell

Instead of fixing Tampa's homelessness and poverty problem effectively, the City Council passed a ban on panhandling, a thinly veiled attempt to hide panhandlers from the public eye.

Unmarried: The Tempest in Tampa

Page Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Page Gardner

"Unmarried: Rose Ferlita has put her political ambition first and foremost, while her opponent is a dedicated family man with two children." So reads a mailer that's making news in the Tampa mayoral run-off.

George Steinbrenner Has Died

New York Observer | New York Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Yankees owner George Steinbrenner has passed away. A spokesman for the Yankees said he suffered a fatal heart attack this morning at his home in Tampa...

Will Florida Imperil the Future of High-Speed Rail?

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John Petro

Granting federal funds for HSR should be contingent on how well local communities are planning to accommodate increased density in a sustainable manner.

Tampa Sinkhole SWALLOWS Car, Forces Evacuation (PHOTO, VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A sinkhole in Tampa, Florida, has swallowed a car and forced eleven families to evacuate from a condominium complex. A sinkhole is a natural depressi...

Gator School Incident Ends In Containment, Creature Caught | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Looking for love, or perhaps just for some cafeteria food or spelling lessons, a gator was found Monday inside a middle school in suburban Tampa, Flor...

Florida man shot twice in Jersey City | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Google MapsA 19-year-old Florida man was shot twice early this morning near 99 Bayview Ave. in Jersey City.A 19-year-old Florida man was shot on Bayvi...

Sports: Report: Yankees Trademarked 'Yankees Suck' Chant In 1996

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TAMPA, FL—New York Yankees team ownership revealed Tuesday that the phrase "Yankees suck," one of the most popular chants in sports, was trademarked...

Bronx Events Through November 23

Bronx News Network | Bronx News Network | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Bronx Pugilist Maureen Shea figts Dec. 3. (Photo by David Greene) Bronx Borough President Rueben Diaz Jr. will hold a candlelight vigil on Monday, No...

Florida Man Dies While Skiing At Breckenridge

CBS4Denver | CBS 4 Denver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A 41-year-old Tampa, Fla., man has died after skiing into a tree at Breckenridge Ski Resort. Summit County Coroner Joanne Richardson says the man was ...

2 Fort Carson Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan

CBS4Denver | CBS 4 Denver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Two soldiers based at Fort Carson have been killed in Afghanistan. The Defense Department says Pfc. Kimble A. Han of Lehi, Utah, and Spc. Eric N. Lemb...

Fla. man arrested for calling 911, asking for sex

Vail Daily. | Vail Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Fla. man arrested for calling 911, asking for sex Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. - Florida police say a man arrested for repeatedly calling 911 look...

Skier dies at Breckenridge after collision with tree

Vail Daily. | Vail Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BRECKENRIDGE - A 41-year-old man from Tampa, Fla., died while skiing Thursday morning at Breckenridge Ski Resort. The man was skiing on Angels Rest, a...

Frontier Airlines To Boost Florida Service

Denver Business Journal | Ed Sealover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Snowbirds delight: Frontier Airlines is making more flights to more warm places, beginning this fall. The Denver-based airline will begin nonstop fli...

Monday Music Quarterback

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Read More: Guardian, Tori Amos, Conor Oberst, Tyrone Wells, Denison Witmer, Country Joe McDonald, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Comic-Con, Dan Fogler, Henry Goodman, Sling Blade, Jonathan Groff, Rosa Agostino, Eric Rosse, Porno for Pyros, Matt Hires, John Mayer, Arcade Fire, Vienna Film Festival, Eugene Levy, One Tree Hill, Silver Mt. Zion, Martyn Lenoble, Screaming Trees, Sufjan Stevens, Gossip Girl, Queens of the Stone Age, Guy Picciotto, Elvis Costello, Mike Patton, Cowboy Junkies, Jem Cohen, Asthmatic Kitty Records, Battlestar Galactica, Modest Mouse, Rick Rubin, Dmetri Martin, Beth Ditto, Robert Moses, Brace Paine, P-Vine Records, Entertainment Weekly, Ry Cooder, Laurel Canyon, Marc Broussard, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Gossip, Supernatural, Vic Chestnutt, Townes Van Zandt, Emile Hirsch, Elephant Six, Robert Francis, Constellation Records, Farscape, Speed Racer, Michael Stipe, O.a.R., Danny Elfman, Jefferson Airplane, Arlo Guthrie, Elf Power, Myspace, Melanie, Richard Warren, Imelda Staunton, Steve Earle, Grateful Dead, The BQE, Stephen Halker, Jane's Addiction, Smashing Pumpkins, Dave Matthews Band, Widespread Panic, World's Fair, Paolo Nutini, Rosie Thomas, Osso Quartet, Janis Joplin, Ang Lee, Atlantic Records, Hannah Billie, Woodstock, Bill Frisell, The Hives, Mark Lanegan, Chinese Zodiac, Love, Richard Hawley, Empires of Tin, Spunk Records, Danielson Famile, Crosby Stills & Nash, Elliot Tiber, My Brightest Diamond, Npr, Liev Schrieber, Canned Heat, Iron Man II, Rough Trade Records, Howard Bilerman, Jason Pierce, Dennis Herring, The Doors, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Red Ghost, Richie Havens, Itunes, The Band, R.E.M., Taking Woodstock, The Observer, Bruce Springsteen, Clash, Mutemath, Fugazi, Lambchop, Sparklehorse, Spiritualized, Viewmaster, 92ytribecca, Japan, Athens-Georgia, Detroit-Michigan, Louisiana, Tampa-Florida, Seattle-Washington, Montreal-Canada, Canada, New York-New York, Los Angeles-California, Salt Lake City-Utah, United Kingdom, Australia, New Orleans-Louisiana, Oxford-Mississippi, San Francisco-California, Chicago-Illinois, Portland-Oregon, Entertainment News
Mike Ragogna

As you're recovering from the joyful overkill that was this year's Comic-Con, take a few moments to catch-up on a handful of the more interesting new press releases.

11-Year-Old Zach Bonner Walks to the White House to Help Homeless Kids

Razoo | Razoo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home

After Hurricane Charlie devastated Florida in 2004, many homes in the state were blown apart, leaving entire families without shelter. Zach Bonner, of...

MLB Draft Preview - Part III

David Vines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Vines

Several premiere prep players could drop into the latter part of the first round and rake in record-breaking money -- if one of the big-market teams is willing to comply.

Faux-Populist "Tea Parties" Ignore Tax Breaks for Overpaid CEOs

Art Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Art Levine

There's a useful way to channel anger over corporate pay abuses and tax ripoffs that does far more than venting mindless anti-Obama, anti-tax rage at "tea party" rallies.