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Best Costume Shops In Tampa Bay

If you’re looking for a costume for a special event and haven’t the slightest idea where to shop, we’ve got the scoop for you. Here’s where you can buy or rent a killer spooky, kooky or sexy costume for your special occasion.

CBS Tampa–02/06/2014

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(POLL) Gasparilla Hangover

It’s a Tampa tradition, but we end up paying the piper…or pirate. The city’s collective hangover could be felt around the Bay.


Gasparilla 2012 (Photo Credit: Barbara Ann Kelley)

Best Of Gasparilla 2014: Pirates, Invasion, Parade

Here’s your preview guide to Tampa’s Gasparilla Pirate Invasion and parade. We got the lowdown on times, route and parking for Tampa Bay’s biggest pirate carnival.

CBS Tampa–01/15/2014

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Best Of Tampa’s Gasparilla Children’s Parade

The Children’s parade is an alcohol-free family day long event, celebrating the return of the Gasparilla Season to Tampa Bay. The Saturday, Jan. 18 event includes a Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety Rodeo, a children’s parade, parachuting and huge fireworks display.

CBS Tampa–01/09/2014

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How To Get Your Halloween Costume On A Budget In Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay has a lot of local stores that offer a wide variety of Halloween accessories and entire costume packages.



Booger’s Top 5 at 5 January 25th, 2013

5. 3 Bucs in the Pro Bowl   4. Bucs Want Dallas Clark Back   3. The Lightning Open Up a Homestand Tonight   2. Gasparilla is Coming to Tampa Bay   1. Can the […]


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Strong Winds Cause Damage, Outages in Tampa Area

Strong winds forced trees and power lines to blow over in Tampa Bay, but no injuries have been reported.

CBS Tampa–03/04/2012

The band Deer Tick performs during the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival 2010 . (Photo by Karl Walter/Getty Images)

Gasparilla Music Festival Preview

TAMPA, Fla.  (CBS Tampa) –  A new addition to Tampa’s Gasparilla festivities is debuting on March 10 in downtown Tampa. The new Gasparilla Music Festival, featuring a variety of bands, will take place at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park […]

CBS Tampa–02/08/2012


Gasparilla 2012: Best Places To Park

It’s time to get ready for Gasparilla 2012 and one of the major concerns when thousands of people join together for this big party is parking. We have some advice on how to use Tampa’s […]


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Your Guide To Gasparilla

TAMPA, Fla. (CBS Tampa) – As this weekend’s Gasparilla parade approaches, many locals are preparing for the invasion. Parade-goers need to make sure they are up-to-date on Gasparilla rules and regulations to ensure their day […]



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