The Latest On Hurricane Irma

UPDATE: 8am 9/5/17: Hurricane Irma is now a Category 5 storm Here's the latest: It is still heading into the northeastern Caribbean--and it is expected to strengthen over the next 5 days.  As it stands, it is still a wait and see because anything could happen. However, in a cautionary move, Governor Scott has declared a…

It's National Cuban Sandwich Day

Today is the day to celebrate the deliciousness known as the Cuban Sandwich. It has been a hot debate about what goes on it to make it the perfect Cuban Sandwich and where you can get the best one--with a heated competition between the Tampa Bay area and South Florida. According to Ybor City's historic…

Powerball Jackpot Grows Beyond Estimates

Tonight is the next drawing for the Powerball and initial estimates predicted that the jackpot wold be at $650 million by tonight's drawing, making it the 2nd largest jackpot in Powerball history. However, according to the Powerball website, it has surpassed that amount to land at an estimated $700 million (or a 443.3 million cash value.)…

Tampa Bay Area Firefighter Snags Massive Grouper

That is one huge fish--and it was caught right here in the Tampa Bay area by a Bradenton firefighter! According to the Tampa Bay Times, the Grouper was snagged by James Taylor and his team at the St. Pete Open, billed as the world's largest spearfishing tournament. The grouper weighed in at 409lbs. While it…

It's Time For The Florida Back To School Sales Tax Holiday

This weekend is the weekend to save some extra money with the annual Florida Back To School Sales Tax Holiday. It's designed to give parents buying school supplies a little break, but EVERYBODY can take advantage of the savings. It is going on now through this Sunday, August 6th at midnight. Click HERE to print…