BRONTE WITTPENN | TimesThe city of Tampa can be seen from this aerial view at the new Sparkman Wharf, formerly Channelside Bay Plaza, in Tampa on Monday, November 26, 2018 on Friday, November 30, 2018.OCTAVIO JONES | Times A view of the recreation and gaming area at the Sparkman Wharf today. OCTAVIO JONES | Times Restaurant vendors are housed in shipping containers where they … [Read more...] about Take a peek at the new Sparkman Wharf, formerly Channelside Bay Plaza, in Tampa
By Gail HollenbeckTimes CorrespondentSPRING HILL - For more than 60 years, Compassion International has been helping children in impoverished countries by matching them with sponsors who donate money toward their support and exchange personal letters with them. The lead pastor at Northcliffe Baptist Church and his family have been sponsoring children for more than a … [Read more...] about Spring Hill church invites people to sponsor poor children from around the world.
The Kansas City Chiefs are the biggest lock of the week and the Carolina Panthers and Jacksonville Jaguars are the most popular picks for upset of the week, according to the Times' NFL pickers.Four of our seven members of the Times' Bucs coverage team picked Kansas City, a whopping 16.5-point favorite over Arizona Sunday, as their lock of the week. The Panthers, 4.5-point … [Read more...] about NFL picks Week 10: Our Bucs coverage team’s predictions
Tickets for the following events go on sale this week:• Blake Shelton, 7 p.m. March 8 at Amalie Arena, Tampa, $45.25-$125.25, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the box office, 401 Channelside Drive (walk-up only), and through Ticketmaster at Ticketmaster.com, or by calling toll-free 1-800-745-3000.• Adam Trent, 8 p.m. March 15 at Capitol Theatre, Clearwater, $39.50-$79, … [Read more...] about Ticket window: Ozzy Osbourne, Blake Shelton and Les Miserables on sale this week
Catching you up on overnight happenings, and what to know today.• We’ll have partly cloudy skies with scattered showers and isolated storms to our north, and mainly warm and muggy weather from Tampa Bay southward, according to the National Weather Service. High temperatures today will range from the lower to upper 80s. • Check out our Weekend Rewind for … [Read more...] about The Daystarter: Early voting surge; Stemming the flow of contraband in Florida prisons; Bucs can’t dig out of hole