• The Tampa TribuneSkies clear as St. Pete voters hit the polls citywide

    ST. PETERSBURG— Rick vs. Rick ended in a near draw in Tuesday night’s primary, setting the stage for a rematch in Nov. 7 rematch between former Mayor Rick Baker and incumbent Mayor Rick Kriseman. Baker, a former two-term mayor, had 26,782 votes or 48.56 percent with all 92 precincts counted. Kriseman took 48.04 percent of the vote, or 26,494 votes. Read more...

  • Miami HeraldConstruction project way over budget thanks to ‘gross negligence’ by Miami-Dade

    Cost overruns at a county center have Mayor Carlos Gimenez citing “gross negligence” by his administration for a mistake that could cost taxpayers $4 million. The new parking garage and… Read the story on Miami Herald.

  • MTVWhat Really Happened Between Alex And Kelsey On Siesta Key?

    The truth always comes out on Siesta Key. (Just ask Amanda.) Tonight’s episode picked up right where we left off from last week’s installment — at Alex’s Great Gatsby gala. Garrett may have departed early to nurse his emotional wounds, but the party was just getting started for Kelsey. Rather than mend things with her boyfriend, the Midwestern model opted Read more...

  • Miami HeraldLook who’s back with the Florida Panthers: It’s Brandon Pirri

    The Florida Panthers basically gave up Brandon Pirri for basically nothing last year. Tuesday, they brought him back for even less. … Read the story on Miami Herald.

  • Sun SentinelSicilian Oven opens new location in Fort Lauderdale

     Sicilian Oven2761 E. Oakland Park Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-400-1415, SicilianOven.comThis burgeoning, traditional Italian chain, founded in 2008 in Lighthouse Point, has opened its sixth location in the former Michele’s.“We have had an overwhelming demand for more locations, especially in the Fort Lauderdale area,” co-owner Ralph DiSalvo says.Cocktails ($10-$12) here are a first for the chain, such as Caprese Martini and Read more...

  • The Tampa TribuneHey St. Pete: Meet District 6's council candidates one more time

    ST. PETERSBURG — Hard to believe, but Tuesday’s primary is just the midpoint for this year’s city elections. The top two candidates in the crowded eight-candidate field vying for District 6 City Council race will be chosen on Tuesday, then they’ll then square off in the Nov. 7 general election. In the fall, city voters will also decide two other Read more...

  • The Tampa TribuneHomeTeam 25: Football rankings for Tampa Bay

    1. Armwood (0-0) Up next: at Tampa Bay Tech on Wednesday; bye Friday Skinny: The season opener against Tampa Bay Tech, originally scheduled for last week, has been postponed twice. The first makeup date was Monday but heavy rain caused the field to be flooded around the sidelines. So the game was pushed to Wednesday, the only day this week Read more...

  • ABCStetson DB Nicholas Blakely collapses during practice, dies

    DeLAND, Fla. — Nicholas Adam Blakely, a sophomore defensive back for Stetson University, collapsed and died during football practice Monday evening. University officials said in a statement that Blakely, a 19-year-old accounting major from Lawrenceville, Georgia, was on the sideline when he said he was not feeling well. He collapsed and was taken to Florida Hospital DeLand, where he died. Read more...

  • Miami HeraldFamily-friendly things to do: Concerts for rock and country fans

    Thursday Missouri… Read the story on Miami Herald.

  • Sun SentinelHurricane Harvey: How South Floridians can help displaced Texans

    The ballpark where the Houston Astros train in South Florida will start accepting donations Tuesday to help Texans displaced by Hurricane Harvey.The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches will accept goods from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and then from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The venue is at 5444 Haverhill Road in West Palm Beach. Kevin Read more...