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Photos from the Emo Night Tampa pre-anniversary party photo booth at American Legion

On Friday night inside the pub at the American Legion Seminole Post 111 in Old Seminole Heights, bands—House of I, Kick Veronica,…

By Ray Roa

Photos from the Emo Night Tampa pre-anniversary party photo booth
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This Tampa Bay home sits on its own two-acre peninsula, and comes with an indoor koi pond and a bird-cage elevator

A Tampa Bay home perfect for anyone that doesn't mind swinging a fishing pole and a hammer, is now for sale in…

By CL Staff

This Tampa Bay home sits on its own 2-acre peninsula and comes with an indoor koi pond and a bird-cage elevator
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Review: In sold-out show, Sierra Ferrell gives Clearwater a peek at roots music's next big thing [PHOTOS]

Sierra Ferrell and her crew roll in a Prevost entertainer coach, which over the next few weeks takes her to South Florida…

By Ray Roa

Sierra Ferrell plays Capitol Theatre in Clearwater, Florida on May 30, 2023.
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Red Sox legend David Ortiz sold his giant Florida mansion for $10.5 million

Big Papi has sold his big mansion. According to the Wall Street Journal, retired Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz  sold his 10,178-square-foot house,…

By CL Staff

Red Sox legend David Ortiz is selling his giant Florida mansion
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June 1, 2023

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