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At Disney, Running a Race is All About the CostumeAt Walt Disney World, you might find Darth Vader, Tinker Bell or a classic Disney princess running alongside half-marathon participants.
The 4: Reasons to Visit the FL Strawberry FestivalThe Florida Strawberry Festival here and is celebrating its 81st birthday this year! If you’re never been or it’s been a while, now is the time! Enjoy 11 full days of strawberries, shortcake, big name concerts, rides, stage shows, attractions, food galore, exhibits, displays, contests, competitions and a berry good time for the whole family!
Spring Kickoff | March Events in Tampa BayTampa Bay bustles year 'round with activities and events, but spring seems to do it best. There is an event for every type of personality happening all over the bay area this March, and we have the inside scoop on all of them! Check out our list of the events you MUST check out this March.
Police: Stolen Tortoise Returned To Clearwater Pet StoreA rare tortoise has been returned to a Clearwater pet store, more than a month after police say surveillance footage showed a Largo woman stealing the palm-sized animal.
Virtual Reality Experience Highlight Of New Dali Museum ShowVisitors to a new exhibition at The Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida, won't just be looking at art. Thanks to virtual reality, they'll be exploring a Dali painting in a dreamy, three-dimensional world that turns art appreciation into an unforgettable, immersive experience.
5 Things to Know in Florida for Jan. 20Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.
Doggies in Diapers? House-training Troubles Not UncommonIf it can happen at the White House, it can happen in any house.
KISS 99.9's 31st Annual Chili Cook-Off in MiamiOur friends at KISS 99.9 in Miami are throwing their 31st annual Chili Cook-Off Sunday, January 31st at C.B. Smith Park in Pembroke Pines and YOU have to check it out! Yes, it's a bit of a drive, but the lineup is worth it and we know you need a weekend getaway, anyway.
'Fear-free' Veterinarians Aim To Reduce Stress For PetsTrips to the veterinarian leave Joy so scared, she gets sick.
Best Cheap & Free Things To Do With Kids Around Tampa BayLooking for fun things to do with the kids around Tampa Bay but you're on a tight budget? We've all all the best ideas for a fun outing with the kids that won't cost you a small car payment to do.
Service Animals: The Turkey EditionIf you're like most people, you've been to a mall or restaurant and encountered someone with a service animal, usually a friendly, fluffy dog that is walking around with someone who seems to not be blind at all. Unless your heart is three sizes too small, do you really care that someone who might be suffering from something you can't immediately diagnose brought their service animal along for some shopping, even if that animal happens to be a 32oz chihuahua that is half hate and half shake?
New Year's 2016 in Tampa BayYou could sit on your couch with a bottle (or two) of champagne and say goodbye to 2015 all by your lonesome… Or you could get out and enjoy everything your own backyard has to offer! Tampa Bay may not be New York's Times Square, but it is pretty amazing. Our area is full of New Year's Eve events. Ring in the New Year the right way with one of these Tampa Bay parties! Some events listed are family friendly and others are more adult!

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