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Another Mosque In America Was Set On Fire Last Night

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 02.24.2017 | Politics

Authorities in Florida say arson is to blame for a fire at a mosque early Friday morning, marking the third time in less than a year that a Tampa-area...

16 Stories That Prove 2016 Wasn’t The Absolute Worst

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 12.20.2016 | Good News

The only appropriate way to describe 2016 in a nutshell would be a long, drawn-out sigh. Yet despite all the devastating moments, a handful of news st...

How I Plan To Bust Out Of My Caretaker Role In 2017

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 12.16.2016 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

Women as Caretakers. No surprise there. It's a role that naturally falls to us, that we embrace -- readily or reluctantly or that we guilty shun.

Veteran and TBI Survivor Takes on Insurance Giants

Kandice Ferrell | Posted 11.07.2016 | Impact
Kandice Ferrell

On February 11, 1989, Karen Mertes joined the United States Air Force and describes it as one of the best moments of her life. "My parents were both ...

Florida Man Dies While Testing Bulletproof Vest, Police Say

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.12.2016 | Crime

A Florida man was shot and killed on Saturday night in an ill-fated attempt to test his supposedly bulletproof vest, police said. Joaquin Mendez, 23,...

Blueprint To Bossing Up With Fitness Guru Theresa DePasquale

Kandice Ferrell | Posted 09.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Kandice Ferrell

Vincent Pierce Photography 2015, Courtesy of Theresa DePasquale The Olympic games always cause me to ponder what human beings are capable of, once th...

Florida, Where Campaigns Go To Die

Mark Silva | Posted 08.24.2016 | Politics
Mark Silva

The temperature of the Trump campaign isn't so hot since the conventions. In Florida, the latest average of public opinion polls run since Aug. 1 shows Clinton holding a 3.6 percentage point advantage.

Pinellas Park Re-imagined

John Gascot | Posted 08.08.2016 | Arts
John Gascot

Known mainly for its equestrian facilities and happenings, the city of Pinellas Park sits at the heart of Pinellas County, Florida, the state's most d...

Five Reasons Vero Beach Is Your New Favorite Florida Destination

Xaque Gruber | Posted 06.28.2016 | Travel
Xaque Gruber

While too many of Florida's waterfront cities have succumbed to claustrophobic overdevelopment, tacky tourist traps, and high-rises, Vero Beach remain...

These 10 Restaurants Can't Wait to Serve You... and Your Dog | Posted 11.30.2016 | Travel

You're either a cat person or a dog person, but not both. If you're a cat person, you know your cat prefers to chill at home, usually far away from you, until their highnesses demand feeding.

Every Small City Deserves An Event Like Tampa's Gasparilla Music Festival

Hugh McIntyre | Posted 03.24.2017 | Entertainment
Hugh McIntyre

While many artists and companies in the music world focus on making a splash in the biggest markets in the country--New York City, Los Angeles, Chicag...

Eat and Drive Tampa-Style in the 2016 Kia Optima

Rita Cook | Posted 03.15.2017 | Travel
Rita Cook

In the back seat the passengers will not be as comfortable since the roofline takes some of the headroom out. There is enough legroom overall and the seats are wide. For hauling you get 15.8 cubic feet and that is about the same as the competition.

Strip Club Shooting Victim Reportedly Periscoped His Own Death

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 02.09.2016 | Crime

A disturbing video making the rounds on social media purports to show a Florida man broadcasting his own fatal shooting live on Periscope. The video, ...

15 Things You Must Do in Tampa

Visit Florida | Posted 01.20.2017 | Travel
Visit Florida

Were it not for Henry B. Plant's visionary railway system in the late 1800s, Tampa would not have attracted the cigar factories and other industries that helped grow little port town into a bustling metropolis.

As Da Art World Might Turn (Season 2)

Kalup Linzy | Posted 12.13.2016 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

Cast, all images courtesy of Kalup Linzy Studio This fall I had the pleasure of shooting season 2 of my web series As Da Art World Might Turn on my o...

How A Tinder Date Led To A Lifesaving Kidney Donation

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 11.13.2015 | Good News

ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos While scrolling through Tinder over the summer, this guy swiped right -- very, very right. Rich O’Dea,...

From There to Here, From Here to There: A Chat with Sue Woodall

John Gascot | Posted 10.02.2016 | Arts
John Gascot

I consider myself very fortunate as an artist and just plain living/breathing human being to have laid down roots in St. Petersburg, Florida. This is the last stop for my partner and I on our 18 year journey down the east coast of the US.

A Family Affair at the USF Contemporary Art Museum

Kalup Linzy | Posted 09.02.2016 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

How did you spend your summer? I spent mine completing work for the exhibition A Family Affair curated by Megan Voeller.

Handcuffs Do Not Belong in Schools

Dr. Wendy Rice | Posted 08.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendy Rice

A sheriff's deputy from Kentucky is currently facing federal lawsuit because he handcuffed at least two elementary school students who were acting up....

Tampa Lawyer Gives Away Free House

Nadine Cheung | Posted 07.07.2015 | Good News

Aol's BeOn group creates custom editorial content that is sponsored by marketing partners. The sponsoring partners do not exert editorial influence ov...

Spathe at CACA, Saint Petersburg

John Gascot | Posted 07.02.2016 | Arts
John Gascot

Step into the Cory Allen Contemporary Art showroom (2121 2nd Ave South, St. Petersburg, FL) and you will be greeted by a cast of wondrous and otherworldly characters.

6 Great Ways to Experience Tampa on a Budget

Hipmunk | Posted 07.02.2016 | Travel

Though stays in luxurious beachfront resorts and dinners at expensive restaurants can certainly help make a vacation to Tampa memorable, they're not the only ways to travel through this city in style.

Tampa Airport Staff Gives Boy's Lost Tiger Toy The Best Vacation Ever

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 06.16.2015 | Good News

What would Calvin do without Hobbes? After losing his own tiger plush toy at the airport, 6-year-old Owen Lake found himself asking the same quest...

The Most Affordable Travel Destinations In The U.S. | Posted 05.29.2016 | Travel

While most of us would love to fly to Paris for the holidays or spend a few weeks in Australia this summer, those destinations are often too expensive for the typical American family to visit but once in a blue moon. But that doesn't mean there aren't more affordable options closer to home.

How to Win More Time with Your Kids This Summer

Stann Givens | Posted 05.27.2016 | Divorce
Stann Givens

Children all over the U.S. are finishing school and making plans for the summer. For families going through a divorce, this normally relaxing time of year can be the most stressful.