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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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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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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.

10/18/2013

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Former Commissioner Denounces ‘Talk Like A Pirate’ Day Declaration

When mayor Pam Triolo publicly offered a declaration about the city’s celebration of Talk Like a Pirate Day during a commission meeting, she and other officials thought their actions would be met with amusement by city residents. One former city commissioner wasn’t laughing, however.

CBS Tampa–09/23/2012