Tom Brady quipped in a YouTube video with Rob Gronkowski last week that he could play quarterback in the NFL until he was 50 years old, claiming that “I don’t find it so difficult.” He certainly backed up his boast on Sunday. Brady threw for five touchdowns, the ninth time he’s reached that mark in his career (including playoffs), the first two to Gronkowski in a 48-25 rout of the Atlanta Falcons at Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium.
Volunteers from across the Tampa Bay area gathered on Saturday to paint homes for low-income families. The one-day volunteer effort, named Paint Your Heart Out Tampa, gave a fresh coat of paint to more than two dozen homes across Hillsborough County. And, according to Tampa Mayor Jane Castor, some of those homes belong to veterans.
The opening game of the season featured Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David removing his helmet and throwing it onto the ground after failing to make an interception on a third-down Dallas play in the red zone, with Tampa leading, 14-13. No flag was thrown. A financial penalty, however, has been imposed.
TAMPA — Mayor Jane Castor announced Saturday that the city will reform its Crime-Free housing program. The move comes four days after a Tampa Bay Times investigation revealed how officers encouraged landlords to evict tenants based on arrests, including some where charges were later dropped. The investigation was published online Wednesday at Tampabay.com.
Zillow – Zillow – Housing was still expensive in August, but the increases have slowed | Fintech Zoom
Zillow – Zillow – Housing was still expensive in August, but the increases have slowed | Fintech Zoom The rapid increase in home prices leveled a bit last month, but rents were much higher than in August 2020. Realtor.com reports the cost of renting a home hit double-digit growth for the first time in two years in August, and it grew three times faster than in March 2020.
John Sweeny has been a woodworker for more than 50 years, but these days he’s working on a project that’s truly music to his ears. In collaboration with the Violin Shop in Tampa, the Dunedin-based craftsman is helping recondition violins to give to children.
Is Tom Brady hinting at retirement date? Seven-time Super Bowl champ says he can keep scoring touchdowns until he turns 50 - but admits 'Florida, it's kind of a retiree state'
In a YouTube video, Tom Brady tackled the age-old question about retirement in an interview with fellow Buccaneer Rob Gronkowski The quarterback confidently assured he could keep playing for another six years At 44 years old, Brady's already won seven Super Bowls across three decades 'I don't find it so difficult,' he said of playing longer, adding that his new team in Tampa means he's in the perfect US state to 'glide into retirement'
A 37-year-old Tampa police officer has died following complications from the coronavirus, according to the Tampa Police Department. Officer Matthew S. Coleman’s death was announced by the department in a Facebook post Wednesday evening. Coleman, a field training officer in District II, had worked at the Tampa Police Department since Sept. 30, 2014, officials said.
ATLANTA (0-1) at TAMPA BAY (1-0) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EDT, FOX OPENING LINE: Buccaneers by 11½, according to FanDuel SportsBook AGAINST THE SPREAD: Falcons 0-1, Buccaneers 0-1 SERIES RECORD: Falcons lead 28-27 LAST MEETING: Buccaneers beat Falcons 44-27 on Jan. 3, 2021 in Tampa
TAMPA — What makes a really good Peruvian sandwich? At Meanchi’s, a Peruvian-inspired food truck in Tampa, owner Josh Varon seems to have found the answer. For him, it’s a combination of things. First, it’s about tradition — giving indigenous ingredients and recipes the attention they deserve.
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority's (PSTA) new Clearwater Multimodal Transit Center received a lot of support from dozens of local leaders at an event Thursday morning. The new state-of-the-art transit center plans to "connect downtown riders to area beaches and beyond," officials said in a new release.
TAMPA — Lisa Lawson says she has a deal with the spirits who haunt her Cerealholic Cafe and Afterholic Speakeasy businesses, which share a century-old Ybor City former church building. She can put up with ghostly shenanigans if the spirits allow her to market the haunting. But the ghosts have a caveat of their own, Lawson said.
CVS – Woman allegedly caught on camera looting Tampa CVS during riot to receive probation, mental health treatment
CVS – Woman allegedly caught on camera looting Tampa CVS during riot to receive probation, mental health treatment TAMPA, Fla. – The last time Promise Goodwine was in court, she was one step away from heading to prison for three years, but a doctor’s note saved her.
TAMPA — A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced the operator of several now-closed St. Petersburg assisted living facilities to a year in federal prison. The case wasn’t about what police said were “deplorable conditions” the residents were living in when the homes were shut down more than three years ago.
The Tampa Variance Review Board denied a developer's request to chop down two grand oaks on the property of the recently sold Kojak's House of Ribs restaurant. During a meeting Tuesday night, the proposed demolition of the trees on Gandy Boulevard lost to a 4-3 vote.
TAMPA — Tampa Mayor Jane Castor on Wednesday morning threw her support to Ken Welch to become the next mayor of the Sunshine City. Welch, who finished first in the Aug. 24 primary, was scheduled to receive Castor’s endorsement outside Tampa City Hall. In a statement released before the formal endorsement, Castor said she is excited to help Welch become her peer.
Ever wanted to take a flight to the heart of the south without having to deal with any layovers? Well, if you're flying out of Tampa International Airport and trying to get to Savannah, Georgia, now you can. Silver Airways announced it was beginning to offer nonstop flights out of TPA to Savannah starting next year.
A skateboarder was killed in a hit-and-run collision in Tarzana early Tuesday and authorities are asking for help identifying the driver. According to the Los Angeles Police Department, the skateboarder, described as a woman in her early 30s, was traveling on Tampa Avenue south of Oxnard Street around 12:30 a.m. when she was struck by a silver four-door sedan.
Getting "common" road repairs done in the City of Tampa could now only take 72 hours thanks to the launch of the "FIX IT FAST" initiative. Starting Tuesday, those who live within the city that spot things like potholes, debris in the road/blocking signs, traffic light issues, or signage down can now report it to a strike team to be addressed.