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Adventure Island is a water park located northeast of Tampa, Florida, across the street from Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.
The African Methodist Episcopal Church, usually called the A.M.E. Church or AME, is a predominantly African-American Methodist denomination based in the United States.
Agrigento (Sicilian: Girgenti or Giurgenti) is a city on the southern coast of Sicily, Italy and capital of the province of Agrigento.
Al Lang Stadium is a 7,500-seat sports stadium in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida that is the current home pitch of the Tampa Bay Rowdies of the United Soccer League (USL).
Alaska Natives are indigenous peoples of Alaska, United States and include: Iñupiat, Yupik, Aleut, Eyak, Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian, and a number of Northern Athabaskan cultures.
Allegiant Air (usually shortened to Allegiant and stylized as allegiant) is an American low-cost airline that operates scheduled and charter flights.
Amalie Arena is an arena in Tampa, Florida that has been used for ice hockey, basketball, arena football games, and concerts.
The American Athletic Conference (also known as The American and sometimes abbreviated AAC) is an American collegiate athletic conference, featuring 12 member universities and six associate member universities that compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's (NCAA) Division I, with its football teams competing in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS).
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
"." Houston Business Journal.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
American Jews, or Jewish Americans, are Americans who are Jews, whether by religion, ethnicity or nationality.
The American League of Professional Baseball Clubs, or simply the American League (AL), is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball (MLB) in the United States and Canada.
The American League Championship Series (ALCS) is a best-of-seven series played in October in the Major League Baseball postseason that determines the winner of the American League (AL) pennant.
The American League East is one of Major League Baseball (MLB)'s six divisions (An East, Central, and West division for each of the two leagues).
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.
Thruway Motorcoach is Amtrak's system of Amtrak-owned intercity coaches, locally contracted transit buses, through-ticketed local bus routes, and taxi services to connect Amtrak train stations to areas not served by its railroads, or stations which are disconnected temporarily due to service delays or track maintenance issues.
Andrew Carnegie (but commonly or;MacKay, p. 29. November 25, 1835August 11, 1919) was a Scottish-American industrialist, business magnate, and philanthropist.
Anglicanism is a Western Christian tradition that evolved out of the practices, liturgy and identity of the Church of England following the Protestant Reformation.
The Appomattox Court House National Historical Park is a National Historical Park of original and reconstructed 19th century buildings in Appomattox County, Virginia.
Aquaculture (less commonly spelled aquiculture), also known as aquafarming, is the farming of fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatic plants, algae, and other organisms.
Archaeology, or archeology, is the study of humanactivity through the recovery and analysis of material culture.
Area code 813 is the area code in the North American Numbering Plan for the city of Tampa, Florida, and surrounding areas such as Zephyrhills and Oldsmar.
Arena Bowl XII was the Arena Football League's twelfth Arena Bowl, which took place August 23, 1998.
The Arena Football League (AFL) is a professional indoor American football league in the United States.
The ArenaBowl is the Arena Football League's championship game.
Arena Bowl '87 (or Arena Bowl I) was the Arena Football League's very first Championship Game.
Arena Bowl '89 (or Arena Bowl III) was the Arena Football League's third Arena Bowl.
ArenaBowl IX was the Arena Football League's ninth ArenaBowl.
ArenaBowl '91 (or ArenaBowl V) was the Arena Football League's fifth ArenaBowl.
ArenaBowl '93 (or ArenaBowl VII) was the Arena Football League's seventh Arena Bowl.
ArenaBowl X was the Arena Football League's tenth ArenaBowl.
ArenaBowl XVII was played on June 22, 2003 at the St. Pete Times Forum (formerly the Ice Palace) in Tampa, Florida before a sellout crowd of 20,496.
NAPA Auto Parts ArenaBowl XXIII was an arena football game between the National Conference champion, Spokane Shock and the American Conference Champion, Tampa Bay Storm.
ArenaBowl XXX was the championship game of the 2017 Arena Football League season.
Art Deco, sometimes referred to as Deco, is a style of visual arts, architecture and design that first appeared in France just before World War I. Art Deco influenced the design of buildings, furniture, jewelry, fashion, cars, movie theatres, trains, ocean liners, and everyday objects such as radios and vacuum cleaners.
Ashdod (help; أَشْدُود or إِسْدُود) is the sixth-largest city and the largest port in Israel accounting for 60% of the country's imported goods.
Asturias (Asturies; Asturias), officially the Principality of Asturias (Principado de Asturias; Principáu d'Asturies), is an autonomous community in north-west Spain.
At-large is a designation for members of a governing body who are elected or appointed to represent the whole membership of the body (for example, a city, state or province, nation, club or association), rather than a subset of that membership.
Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.
The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceans with a total area of about.
İzmir is a metropolitan city in the western extremity of Anatolia and the third most populous city in Turkey, after Istanbul and Ankara.
Mildred Ella "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias (June 26, 1911 – September 27, 1956) was an American athlete who achieved a great deal of success in golf, basketball, baseball and track and field.
The Bahá'í Faith (بهائی) is a religion teaching the essential worth of all religions, and the unity and equality of all people.
Baldomero López (August 23, 1925 – September 15, 1950) was a first lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War.
Ballast Point is a neighborhood located in the city of Tampa, county of Hillsborough, and the U.S. state of Florida.
The Bank of America Plaza is a 42-story skyscraper located in Downtown Tampa, in the U.S. state of Florida, and was completed in 1986.
Barbecue or barbeque (informally BBQ or barbie) is a cooking method, a style of food, and a name for a meal or gathering at which this style of food is cooked and served.
Barranquilla is a city and municipality located in northern Colombia.
The Battle of Fort Brooke was a minor engagement fought October 16–18, 1863, near Tampa, Florida, during the American Civil War.
The Battle of Tampa, also known as the "Yankee Outrage at Tampa", was a minor engagement of the American Civil War fought June 30 – July 1, 1862, between the United States Navy and a Confederate artillery company charged with protecting the port of Tampa, a small but notable trade hub for the Confederacy, now facing a full-scale Union naval blockade along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts.
Bayshore Boulevard is a waterfront road on in South Tampa, Florida.
Belize, formerly British Honduras, is an independent Commonwealth realm on the eastern coast of Central America.
The informal term "big cat" is typically used to refer to any of the five living members of the genus Panthera, namely tiger, lion, jaguar, leopard and snow leopard.
Big Cat Rescue is an animal sanctuary near Tampa, Florida, United States, devoted to rescuing and housing exotic felines, rehabilitating injured or orphaned native wild cats, and ending the private trade and ownership of exotic cats via educational outreach and legislation.
The Big East Conference was a collegiate athletics conference that consisted of as many as 16 universities in the eastern half of the United States from 1979 to 2013.
William Jefferson Clinton (born August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
William Franklin Graham Jr. (November 7, 1918 – February 21, 2018) was an American evangelist, a prominent evangelical Christian figure, and an ordained Southern Baptist minister who became well known internationally in the late 1940s.
A blockade is an effort to cut off supplies, war material or communications from a particular area by force, either in part or totally.
A blockade runner is usually a lighter-weight ship used for evading a naval blockade of a port or strait, as opposed to confronting the blockaders to break the blockade.
Bloomin' Brands, Inc., is a hospitality industry company that owns several American casual dining restaurant chains.
Robert Francis "Bob" Buckhorn Jr. (born July 29, 1958) is an American politician currently serving as the mayor of Tampa, Florida.
Boca del Río is a city and municipality located in the center of the Mexican state of Veracruz.
Bolita (Spanish for Little Ball), is a type of lottery which was popular in the latter 19th and early 20th centuries in Cuba and among Florida's working class Hispanic, Italian, and black population.
The Bone Valley is a region of central Florida, encompassing portions of present-day Hardee, Hillsborough, Manatee, and Polk counties, in which phosphate is mined for use in the production of agricultural fertilizer.
Bonefish Grill is an American casual dining seafood restaurant chain owned and operated by Bloomin' Brands, headquartered in Tampa, Florida.
A boomtown is a community that undergoes sudden and rapid population and economic growth, or that is started from scratch.
The Boston Bruins are a professional ice hockey team based in Boston.
The Bowl Championship Series (BCS) was a selection system that created five bowl game match-ups involving ten of the top ranked teams in the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of American college football, including an opportunity for the top two teams to compete in the BCS National Championship Game.
Brandon is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States.
The 'Bro Bowl' is one of the last remaining skateboard parks of the 1970s and the first public skatepark to be built in Florida.
Buddhism is the world's fourth-largest religion with over 520 million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists.
The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), as part of the United States Department of Transportation, compiles, analyzes, and makes accessible information on the nation's transportation systems; collects information on intermodal transportation and other areas as needed; and improves the quality and effectiveness of DOT's statistical programs through research, development of guidelines, and promotion of improvements in data acquisition and use.
Busch Gardens is the name of two amusement parks in the United States, owned and operated by SeaWorld Entertainment.
Busch Gardens Tampa (formerly known as Busch Gardens Africa and Busch Gardens: The Dark Continent) is a African-themed animal theme park located in the city of Tampa, Florida.
The Calusa were a Native American people of Florida's southwest coast.
Cannibal Corpse is an American Brutal death metal band from Buffalo, New York, now based in Tampa, Florida.
A cannon (plural: cannon or cannons) is a type of gun classified as artillery that launches a projectile using propellant.
The Caribbean is a region that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands (some surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and some bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean) and the surrounding coasts.
Carnival Cruise Line is a cruise line with headquarters in Miami, Florida.
Carnival Inspiration (formerly Inspiration) is a operated by Carnival Cruise Line.
Carnival Legend is a. Along with the majority of her sisters, she is owned by Carnival Corporation & plc, and operated by Carnival Cruise Line.
Carrabba's Italian Grill (or simply Carrabba's) is an American restaurant chain featuring Italian-American cuisine, owned and operated by Bloomin' Brands and headquartered in Tampa, Florida.
Carrollwood is an unincorporated community in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
CBS News is the news division of American television and radio service CBS.
Central Florida is a region of the Southern U.S. state of Florida.
The Centro Asturiano is a historic site in Ybor City, Tampa, Florida.
Channel District is a residential neighborhood in the City of Tampa that includes an entertainment complex, just east of Downtown Tampa, Florida.
Charles McKay "Charlie" Wall (March 10, 1880 in Tampa, Florida – April 18, 1955 in Tampa, Florida) was an American businessman and organized crime figure who was a rival of reputed mobsters Santo Trafficante Sr, and Santo Trafficante Jr.
Charlotte Harbor Estuary, the second largest bay in Florida, is located on the Gulf of Mexico coast of west Florida, mostly (2/3) in Charlotte County, Florida with the remaining 1/3 in Lee County.
Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc., is one of the largest chains of double drive-thru restaurants in the United States.
Cheval is an unincorporated census-designated place in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States.
The Chicago Cubs are an American professional baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois.
A Christian denomination is a distinct religious body within Christianity, identified by traits such as a name, organisation, leadership and doctrine.
Christian Science is a set of beliefs and practices belonging to the metaphysical family of new religious movements.
Christian Television Network (CTN) is a non-profit broadcast television network of small owned-and-operated stations (O&O) that broadcasts religious programming.
A church building or church house, often simply called a church, is a building used for Christian religious activities, particularly for worship services.
A church is a Christian religious organization or congregation or community that meets in a particular location.
The Church of God, with headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee, United States is a Pentecostal Christian denomination.
The Church of Scientology is a multinational network and hierarchy of numerous ostensibly independent but interconnected corporate entities and other organizations devoted to the practice, administration and dissemination of Scientology, a new religious movement.
A cigar is a rolled bundle of dried and fermented tobacco leaves made to be smoked.
Citigroup Inc. or Citi (stylized as citi) is an American multinational investment bank and financial services corporation headquartered in New York City.
Citrus Park is an unincorporated census-designated place in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States.
Clearwater is a city located in Pinellas County, Florida, United States, northwest of Tampa and St. Petersburg.
Climate change is a change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns when that change lasts for an extended period of time (i.e., decades to millions of years).
CNNMoney.com is a financial news and information website, operated by CNN.
United States Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater (CGAS Clearwater) is one of the United States Coast Guard's largest air station.
The coconut tree (Cocos nucifera) is a member of the family Arecaceae (palm family) and the only species of the genus Cocos.
A cold front is the leading edge of a cooler mass of air, replacing at ground level a warmer mass of air, which lies within a fairly sharp surface trough of low pressure.
College Hill is a neighborhood within the city limits of Tampa, Florida in the United States.
Colombian cuisine includes the cooking traditions and practices of Colombia's Caribbean shoreline, Pacific coast, mountains, and ranchlands.
The original Columbia Restaurant, located in the historic Ybor City neighborhood in Tampa, Florida, is the oldest continuously operated restaurant in Florida, the oldest Spanish restaurant in the United States and one of the largest Spanish restaurants in the world with 1,700 seats in 15 dining rooms taking up 52,000 square feet over an entire city block.
Commercial fishing is the activity of catching fish and other seafood for commercial profit, mostly from wild fisheries.
A community college is a type of educational institution.
Condé Nast Traveler is a luxury and lifestyle travel magazine published by Condé Nast.
The Confederate States of America (CSA or C.S.), commonly referred to as the Confederacy, was an unrecognized country in North America that existed from 1861 to 1865.
Conquistadors (from Spanish or Portuguese conquistadores "conquerors") is a term used to refer to the soldiers and explorers of the Spanish Empire or the Portuguese Empire in a general sense.
Conservative Judaism (known as Masorti Judaism outside North America) is a major Jewish denomination, which views Jewish Law, or Halakha, as both binding and subject to historical development.
In United States local government, a consolidated city-county is a city and county that have been merged into one unified jurisdiction.
The immigration of the Copts to the United States of America started as early as the late 1940s.
A county seat is an administrative center, seat of government, or capital city of a county or civil parish.
The Courtney Campbell Causeway is the northernmost bridge across Old Tampa Bay, carrying State Road 60 between Clearwater, Florida in Pinellas County and Tampa, Florida in Hillsborough County.
Creative Loafing, also known as CL Inc., was an Atlanta-based publisher of alternative weekly newspapers in the United States, including several Creative Loafing titles, which operated 1972–2012.
A cruise ship or cruise liner is a passenger ship used for pleasure voyages, when the voyage itself, the ship's amenities, and sometimes the different destinations along the way (i.e., ports of call), are part of the experience.
CSX Transportation is a Class I railroad operating in the eastern United States and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec.
Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is a country comprising the island of Cuba as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos.
A Cuban sandwich is a variation of a ham and cheese sandwich that originated in cafes catering to Cuban workers in Key West and Ybor City, Tampa, two early Cuban immigrant communities in Florida.
Cubans or Cuban people (Cubanos) are the inhabitants or citizens of Cuba.
Dale Mabry Highway is a north–south road in Tampa, Florida.
Davis Islands is a Tampa neighborhood and archipelago on two islands in Hillsborough County, Florida.
Death was an American death metal band from Orlando, Florida, founded in 1983 by guitarist and vocalist Chuck Schuldiner.
Death metal is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music.
Deicide is an American death metal band formed in 1987 by drummer Steve Asheim and guitarist brothers Eric and Brian Hoffman as "Carnage", then hiring bassist/vocalist Glen Benton and becoming "Amon".
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
Desalination is a process that extracts mineral components from saline water.
Deviled crab (croqueta de jaiba in Spanish) is a crab meat croquette.
Downtown Tampa is the central business district of Tampa, Florida, United States, and the chief financial district of the Tampa Bay Area.
The East Coast of the United States is the coastline along which the Eastern United States meets the North Atlantic Ocean.
East Tampa is a district within the city limits of Tampa, Florida.
The Eastern Conference (Conférence de l'Est) is one of two conferences in the National Hockey League (NHL) used to divide teams.
The Eastern Orthodox Church, also known as the Orthodox Church, or officially as the Orthodox Catholic Church, is the second-largest Christian Church, with over 250 million members.
The Eastern Time Zone (ET) is a time zone encompassing 17 U.S. states in the eastern part of the contiguous United States, parts of eastern Canada, the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico, Panama in Central America, and the Caribbean Islands.
Eckerd College is a private four-year coeducational liberal arts college at the southernmost tip of St. Petersburg, Florida, in the Tampa Bay metropolitan area.
For the similarly named building in West Tampa see El Centro Español of West Tampa El Centro Español de Tampa is a historic building in the Ybor City neighborhood of Tampa, in the U.S. state of Florida.
An electrical grid is an interconnected network for delivering electricity from producers to consumers.
Element is a 460 ft (140m) tall residential skyscraper in Tampa, Florida.
Carey Estes Kefauver (July 26, 1903 – August 10, 1963) was an American politician from Tennessee.
Farm-to-table (or farm-to-fork, and in some cases farm-to-school) is a social movement which promotes serving local food at restaurants and school cafeterias, preferably through direct acquisition from the producer (which might be a winery, brewery, ranch, fishery, or other type of food producer which is not strictly a "farm").
Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States federal government for use in computer systems by non-military government agencies and government contractors.
A fertilizer (American English) or fertiliser (British English; see spelling differences) is any material of natural or synthetic origin (other than liming materials) that is applied to soils or to plant tissues to supply one or more plant nutrients essential to the growth of plants.
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar (or simply Fleming's) is an American steakhouse restaurant chain owned and operated by Bloomin' Brands, headquartered in Tampa, Florida.
Floribbean cuisine is found in varying forms in Florida restaurants and in the homes of many Floridians throughout the state.
Florida (Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.
The Florida Aquarium is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, publicly operated institution located in Tampa, Florida, United States.
Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW) was a professional wrestling promotion based on the former independent Championship Wrestling from Florida promotion, which operated from 1961 until 1987.
The Florida College System, previously known as the Florida Community College System, comprises 28 public community colleges and state colleges in the U.S. state of Florida.
Florida Hospital is an acute-care, not-for-profit healthcare organization based in Orlando, Florida.
The Florida land boom of the 1920s was Florida's first real estate bubble, which burst in 1925, leaving behind entire new cities and the remains of failed development projects such as Aladdin City in south Miami-Dade County, Miami's Isola di Lolando in north Biscayne Bay, or Boca Raton as Addison Mizner planned it to be.
The Florida Sentinel Bulletin is a Florida bi-weekly newspaper serving the Tampa Bay Area African-American community.
The Florida State Fair is held annually at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa.
The Florida State Fairgrounds is located in Tampa, Florida.
The Florida State League is a Minor League Baseball league based in the state of Florida.
A major north–south highway extending almost the entire length of the Florida peninsula, State Road 45 (SR 45) is the unsigned Florida Department of Transportation designation of most of the current U.S. Route 41 in Florida.
State Road 581 (SR 581), also known as Bruce B. Downs Boulevard, is a 3.5-mile north–south road in Pasco County, extending from State Road 56, north to SR 54 in Wesley Chapel.
State Road 582 (SR 582) is an east–west state highway in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States.
The Veterans Expressway and Suncoast Parkway (State Road 589) is a north–south toll road near the Florida Gulf Coast.
State Road 60 (SR 60) is an east–west route transversing Florida from the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic Ocean.
The Territory of Florida was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from March 30, 1822, until March 3, 1845, when it was admitted to the Union as the State of Florida.
Food trucks have become a popular phenomenon in Tampa and St. Petersburg, Florida.
Forest Hills is a neighborhood partially within the city limits of Tampa, Florida, United States, with the northern portion located in unincorporated Hillsborough County near Lake Magdalene.
Fort Brooke was a historical military post situated on the east bank (at the mouth) of the Hillsborough River in present-day Tampa, Florida.
Fortune is an American multinational business magazine headquartered in New York City, United States.
Fortune 1000 is a reference to a list maintained by the American business magazine Fortune.
The Fox Broadcasting Company (often shortened to Fox and stylized as FOX) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
Frank Wildhorn (born November 29, 1959) is an American composer known for both his musicals and popular songs.
Franz Mayer & Co. (Mayer & Co. of Munich) is a German stained glass design and manufacturing company, based in Munich, Germany, that has been active throughout most of the world for over 150 years.
Front Burner Brands is a Tampa, Florida based restaurant company.
Frontier Communications Corporation is a telecommunications company in the United States.
Fulgencio Batista y Zaldívar (born Rubén Zaldívar; January 16, 1901 – August 6, 1973) was the elected President of Cuba from 1940 to 1944, and U.S.-backed dictator from 1952 to 1959, before being overthrown during the Cuban Revolution.
Gandy Bridge is the southernmost bridge spanning Old Tampa Bay from St. Petersburg, Florida to Tampa, Florida.
Gary is an industrial section located in the southeastern part of Tampa, Florida, mainly in the vicinity of Adamo Drive east of Downtown Tampa.
The Gasparilla Distance Classic is a road race which is held in late February or early March on Bayshore Boulevard in Tampa, Florida.
Gasparilla International Film Festival (GIFF, stylized as gịff) is one of Tampa Bay's largest independent film festivals.
The Gasparilla Pirate Festival is a large parade and a host of related community events held almost every year since 1904 in Tampa, Florida celebrating the apocryphal legend of José Gaspar (also known as Gasparilla), a mythical Spanish pirate who supposedly operated in Southwest Florida in the early 1800s.
GaYBOR District Coalition in Historic Ybor City is a non profit 501 c (6),organization located within Ybor City in Tampa, Florida.
Genoa salami is a variety of salami commonly believed to have originated in the area of Genoa.
The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its territories.
George M. Steinbrenner Field (formerly known as Legends Field), is a baseball stadium located in Tampa, Florida across Dale Mabry Highway from Raymond James Stadium, home of the National Football League's Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
George Rippey Stewart (May 31, 1895 – August 22, 1980) was an American historian, toponymist, novelist, and a professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley.
The Glazer Children's Museum is a children's museum located in downtown Tampa, Florida, next to the Tampa Museum of Art and Curtis Hixon Park, alongside the Tampa Riverwalk.
Gorilla Theatre is a performing arts venue in the Drew Park area of Tampa, Florida.
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, headquartered in New York City, is an eparchy of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.
The Green Swamp is a swamp in Florida.
Guavaween is an annual Latin-flavored Halloween celebration which takes place on the last Saturday of October in the historic neighborhood of Ybor City on Tampa, Florida.
The Gulf of Mexico (Golfo de México) is an ocean basin and a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean, largely surrounded by the North American continent.
Haiti (Haïti; Ayiti), officially the Republic of Haiti and formerly called Hayti, is a sovereign state located on the island of Hispaniola in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean Sea.
Halloween or Hallowe'en (a contraction of All Hallows' Evening), also known as Allhalloween, All Hallows' Eve, or All Saints' Eve, is a celebration observed in a number of countries on 31 October, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows' Day.
Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom.
Henry Bradley Plant (October 27, 1819 – June 23, 1899), was a businessman, entrepreneur, investor involved with many transportation interests and projects, mostly railroads, in the southeastern United States.
The Henry B. Plant Museum is located in the south wing of Plant Hall on the University of Tampa's campus, at 401 West Kennedy Boulevard.
Hernando County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida.
Hernando de Escalante Fontaneda (c. 1536 – after 1575, dates uncertain) was a Spanish shipwreck survivor who lived among the Indians of Florida for 17 years.
Hernando de Soto (1495 – May 21, 1542) was a Spanish explorer and conquistador who led the first Spanish and European expedition deep into the territory of the modern-day United States (through Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and most likely Arkansas).
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (also known as the Hillsborough Transit Authority (HART)) provides public transportation for Hillsborough County, Florida.
Hillsborough Avenue is a major east–west arterial road in Hillsborough County, Florida, also designated as State Road 580, U.S. Highway 41 or U.S. Highway 92 in various places.
Hillsborough Community College (HCC) is a two-year community college in Hillsborough County, Florida.
Hillsborough County Public Schools is a school district headquartered in Tampa, Florida.
Hillsborough County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida.
The Hillsborough River is a river located in the state of Florida in the United States.
Hillsborough River State Park is located in the northeast corner of Hillsborough County, Florida near Zephyrhills (which is itself in Pasco County).
Hindu refers to any person who regards themselves as culturally, ethnically, or religiously adhering to aspects of Hinduism.
Ybor City is a historic neighborhood that includes the Ybor City Historic District in Tampa, Florida.
Holland America Line is a British/ American owned cruise line; a subsidiary of Carnival Corporation & plc.
Honduras, officially the Republic of Honduras (República de Honduras), is a republic in Central America.
The W. Howard Frankland Bridge is the central bridge spanning Old Tampa Bay from St. Petersburg, Florida to Tampa, Florida.
A humid subtropical climate is a zone of climate characterized by hot and humid summers, and mild to cool winters.
Humidity is the amount of water vapor present in the air.
Hurricane Charley was the first of four individual hurricanes to impact or strike Florida during 2004, along with Frances, Ivan and Jeanne, as well as one of the strongest hurricanes ever to strike the United States.
Hurricane Donna was the strongest hurricane of the 1960 Atlantic hurricane season, and caused severe damage to the Lesser Antilles, the Greater Antilles, and the East Coast of the United States, especially Florida, in August–September.
Hurricane Irma was an extremely powerful and catastrophic Cape Verde hurricane, the strongest observed in the Atlantic in terms of maximum sustained winds since Wilma, and the strongest storm on record to exist in the open Atlantic region.
Hyde Park is a historic neighborhood and district within the city limits of Tampa.
Hyde Park Village is an upscale open-air shopping district located in the neighborhood of Hyde Park in Tampa, Florida, United States.
An IATA airport code, also known as an IATA location identifier, IATA station code or simply a location identifier, is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
IMAX is a system of high-resolution cameras, film formats and film projectors.
An independent station is a type of television station broadcasting in the United States or Canada that is not affiliated with any broadcast television network; most commonly, these stations carry a mix of syndicated, brokered and in some cases, local programming to fill time periods when network programs typically would air.
The India International Film Festival (IIFF) of Tampa Bay takes place annually in Tampa, Florida.
An intermodal container is a large standardized shipping container, designed and built for intermodal freight transport, meaning these containers can be used across different modes of transport – from ship to rail to truck – without unloading and reloading their cargo.
Intermodal freight transport involves the transportation of freight in an intermodal container or vehicle, using multiple modes of transportation (e.g., rail, ship, and truck), without any handling of the freight itself when changing modes.
International Plaza and Bay Street is a shopping mall located in the Westshore business district of Tampa, Florida.
Interstate 275 (I-275), located in Florida, is a highway, long, serving the Tampa Bay Area.
Interstate 4 (I-4) is an Interstate Highway in the U.S. state of Florida, maintained by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).
Interstate 75 (I-75) is a part of the Interstate Highway System and runs from the Hialeah–Miami Lakes border, a few miles northwest of Miami, to Sault Ste. Marie in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
The Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways, commonly known as the Interstate Highway System, is a network of controlled-access highways that forms part of the National Highway System in the United States.
Ion Television is an American broadcast, cable, and satellite television network that is owned by Ion Media.
IslamThere are ten pronunciations of Islam in English, differing in whether the first or second syllable has the stress, whether the s is or, and whether the a is pronounced, or (when the stress is on the first syllable) (Merriam Webster).
Italian cuisine is food typical from Italy.
The Italians (Italiani) are a Latin European ethnic group and nation native to the Italian peninsula.
Jacksonville is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Florida and the largest city by area in the contiguous United States.
Jehovah's Witnesses is a millenarian restorationist Christian denomination with nontrinitarian beliefs distinct from mainstream Christianity.
Established in 2003, Jersey College is a nursing school with six locations in New Jersey and Florida.
Jews (יְהוּדִים ISO 259-3, Israeli pronunciation) or Jewish people are an ethnoreligious group and a nation, originating from the Israelites Israelite origins and kingdom: "The first act in the long drama of Jewish history is the age of the Israelites""The people of the Kingdom of Israel and the ethnic and religious group known as the Jewish people that descended from them have been subjected to a number of forced migrations in their history" and Hebrews of the Ancient Near East.
Jobsite Theater is an American professional theater company incorporated in 1999 and located in Tampa, Florida, United States.
Joseph John Maddon Jr. (born February 8, 1954) is an American professional baseball manager for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB).
John F. Germany Public Library is the flagship library of the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library System (THPL), as well as a member of the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative, and a member of the Tampa Bay Library Consortium.
Jon David Gruden (born August 17, 1963) is an American football coach who is the head coach of the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL).
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an American multinational investment bank and financial services company headquartered in New York City.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
Key West (Cayo Hueso) is an island and city in the Straits of Florida on the North American continent, at the southwesternmost end of the roadway through the Florida Keys in the state of Florida, United States.
A kickback is a form of negotiated bribery in which a commission is paid to the bribe-taker in exchange for services rendered.
The Korea Baptist Convention is a Baptist denominational body in South Korea.
La Gaceta is a weekly newspaper in Tampa, Florida, founded in 1922.
Landfall is the event of a storm moving over egregious land after being over water.
Lanzhou is the capital and largest city of Gansu Province in Northwest China.
Le Havre, historically called Newhaven in English, is an urban French commune and city in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region of northwestern France.
The Lee Roy Selmon Expressway, originally known as the Southern Crosstown Expressway is a all-electronic, limited access toll road in Hillsborough County, Florida, It connects the South Tampa neighborhood near MacDill Air Force Base with Downtown Tampa and the bedroom community of Brandon.
LGBT, or GLBT, is an initialism that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender.
A liberal arts college is a college with an emphasis on undergraduate study in the liberal arts and sciences.
Light rail, light rail transit (LRT), or fast tram is a form of urban rail transport using rolling stock similar to a tramway, but operating at a higher capacity, and often on an exclusive right-of-way.
There are 67 counties in the state of Florida.
This is a list of ethnic riots, sectarian riots, and race riots, by country.
The Mayor is the highest elected official in Tampa, Florida.
The following buildings were added to the National Register of Historic Places as part of the Mediterranean Revival Style Buildings of Davis Islands Multiple Property Submission (or MPS).
This is a list of the fifty most populous metropolitan areas in the Americas as of 2015, the most recent year for which official census results, estimates or projections are available for every major metropolitan area in the Americas.
The United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has defined 383 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) for the United States and seven for Puerto Rico.
Florida is a state located in the Southern United States.
This is a list of public art installations in Tampa, Florida, organized by neighborhoods in the city.
This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.
Tampa, the third-largest city in the U.S. state of Florida, is home to 139 completed high-rises, 21 of which stand taller than.
The following is a list of the most populous incorporated places of the United States.
This is a list of urban areas in the United States as defined by the United States Census Bureau, ordered according to their 2010 census populations.
Lutheranism is a major branch of Protestant Christianity which identifies with the theology of Martin Luther (1483–1546), a German friar, ecclesiastical reformer and theologian.
Lutz is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States.
MacDill Air Force Base (MacDill AFB) is an active United States Air Force installation located 4 miles (6.4 km) south-southwest of downtown Tampa, Florida.
In the American Mafia, a made man is a fully initiated member of the Mafia.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
Major League Soccer (MLS) is a men's professional soccer league sanctioned by U.S. Soccer that represents the sport's highest level in both the United States and Canada.
Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida.
Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, refers to events of the Carnival celebration, beginning on or after the Christian feasts of the Epiphany (Three Kings Day) and culminating on the day before Ash Wednesday (known as Shrove Tuesday).
Martial law is the imposition of direct military control of normal civilian functions of government, especially in response to a temporary emergency such as invasion or major disaster, or in an occupied territory. Martial law can be used by governments to enforce their rule over the public.
Martin Luther King Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968.
Maxim is an international men's magazine, devised and launched in the UK in 1995, but based in New York City since 1997, and prominent for its photography of actresses, singers, and female models whose careers are at a current peak.
The mayor–council government system is a system of organization of local government.
McKay Bay is the name given to the northeastern corner of Tampa Bay, a body of water in Tampa, Florida.
The Mennonites are members of certain Christian groups belonging to the church communities of Anabaptist denominations named after Menno Simons (1496–1561) of Friesland (which today is a province of the Netherlands).
Messianic Judaism is a modern syncretic religious movement that combines Christianity—most importantly, the belief that Jesus is the Messiah—with elements of Judaism and Jewish tradition, its current form emerging in the 1960s and 1970s.
Metalcore is a fusion genre combining elements of extreme metal and hardcore punk.
Methodism or the Methodist movement is a group of historically related denominations of Protestant Christianity which derive their inspiration from the life and teachings of John Wesley, an Anglican minister in England.
Metrocon is an annual four-day anime convention held during June/July at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida.
The Metropolitan Community Church (MCC), also known as the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches (UFMCC), is an international Protestant Christian denomination.
MetroRapid is an express bus system in Tampa, Florida.
Mexico (México; Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America.
Miami is a major port city on the Atlantic coast of south Florida in the southeastern United States.
Miami station is a train station in Miami-Dade County, Florida, on the border of Miami and Hialeah.
The MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre is the largest concert-only facility in the Tampa Bay Area.
Minor League Baseball is a hierarchy of professional baseball leagues in the Americas that compete at levels below Major League Baseball (MLB) and provide opportunities for player development and a way to prepare for the major leagues.
Morbid Angel is an American death metal band based in Tampa, Florida formed in 1983 by guitarist and sole remaining original member Trey Azagthoth, vocalist and bassist Dallas Ward, and drummer Mike Browning.
Morrisound Recording is an audio recording facility in Temple Terrace, Florida, owned and operated by brothers Jim and Tom Morris.
A mosque (from masjid) is a place of worship for Muslims.
A movie palace (or picture palace in the United Kingdom) is any of the large, elaborately decorated movie theaters built between the 1910s and the 1940s.
MS Grandeur of the Seas is a Vision-class cruise ship owned and operated by Royal Caribbean International.
MS Radiance of the Seas is a cruise ship owned and operated by Royal Caribbean International.
Multiracial Americans are Americans who have mixed ancestry of "two or more races".
A municipal corporation is the legal term for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, towns, townships, charter townships, villages, and boroughs.
The Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI) is a not-for-profit, science museum located in Tampa, Florida, US.
A museum ship, also called a memorial ship, is a ship that has been preserved and converted into a museum open to the public for educational or memorial purposes.
MyNetworkTV (unofficially abbreviated as MyTV, MyNet, MNT or MNTV), is an American television network/syndication service that is owned by the Fox Entertainment Group division of 21st Century Fox, operated by its Fox Television Stations division, and distributed through the syndication structure of 20th Television.
The Narváez expedition was a Spanish journey of exploration and colonization started in 1527 that intended to establish colonial settlements and garrisons in Florida.
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).
The National Hockey League (NHL; Ligue nationale de hockey—LNH) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and 7 in Canada.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; pronounced, like "Noah") is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce that focuses on the conditions of the oceans, major waterways, and the atmosphere.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance.
National security refers to the security of a nation state, including its citizens, economy, and institutions, and is regarded as a duty of government.
Native Hawaiians (Hawaiian: kānaka ʻōiwi, kānaka maoli, and Hawaiʻi maoli) are the aboriginal Polynesian people of the Hawaiian Islands or their descendants.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
NCAA Division I (D-I) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in the United States.
Division II is an intermediate-level division of competition in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
A Neighborhood Electric Vehicle (NEV) is a U.S. denomination for battery electric vehicles that are usually built to have a top speed of, and have a maximum loaded weight of.
The Viceroyalty of New Spain (Virreinato de la Nueva España) was an integral territorial entity of the Spanish Empire, established by Habsburg Spain during the Spanish colonization of the Americas.
New Tampa is a region in Florida that encompasses both a area within the corporate limits of the City of Tampa, as well as a larger land area that is in unincorporated Hillsborough, but retains a Tampa mailing address.
The New York Yankees are an American professional baseball team based in the New York City borough of the Bronx.
Newsweek is an American weekly magazine founded in 1933.
Non-Hispanic whites or whites not of Hispanic or Latino origin (commonly referred to as Anglo-Americans)Mish, Frederic C., Editor in Chief Webster's Tenth New Collegiate Dictionary Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.A.:1994--Merriam-Webster See original definition (definition #1) of Anglo in English: It is defined as a synonym for Anglo-American--Page 86 are European Americans who are not of Hispanic or Latino origin/ethnicity, as defined by the United States Census Bureau.
Normandy (Normandie,, Norman: Normaundie, from Old French Normanz, plural of Normant, originally from the word for "northman" in several Scandinavian languages) is one of the 18 regions of France, roughly referring to the historical Duchy of Normandy.
The North American Soccer League (NASL) is a professional men's soccer league with four teams in the United States, including one in Puerto Rico.
The North American Soccer League (NASL) was the top-level major professional soccer league in the United States and Canada that operated from 1968 to 1984.
North Tampa is a neighborhood within the city limits of Tampa, Florida.
Northdale is an unincorporated census-designated place in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States.
Norwegian Cruise Line is a subsidiary of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd, an American-Bermudian company operating cruise ships, headquartered in unincorporated Miami-Dade County, Florida.
Norwegian Star is a Dawn-class cruise ship operated by Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL).
Obituary is an American death metal band formed in October 1984 in Tampa, Florida.
One Tampa City Center, formerly known as GTE Center and Verizon Building, is an office skyscraper in Tampa, Florida.
Opera Tampa is an American opera company located in Tampa, Florida, where it is resident company at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts.
Organized crime is a category of transnational, national, or local groupings of highly centralized enterprises run by criminals who intend to engage in illegal activity, most commonly for money and profit.
Orlando Health/Amtrak station, also known as Orlando station, is a train station in Orlando, Florida.
The Orthodox Church in America (OCA) is an Eastern Orthodox Church, partly recognized as autocephalous, in North America.
Orthodox Judaism is a collective term for the traditionalist branches of Judaism, which seek to maximally maintain the received Jewish beliefs and observances and which coalesced in opposition to the various challenges of modernity and secularization.
The Outback Bowl is an annual college football bowl game played at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, usually on New Years Day.
Outback Steakhouse is an Australian-themed American casual dining restaurant chain, serving American cuisine, based in Tampa, Florida, with over 1,000 locations in 23 countries throughout North and South America, Asia, and Australia.
Oviedo or Uviéu (officially in Asturian) is the capital city of the Principality of Asturias in northern Spain and the administrative and commercial centre of the region.
Pacific Aria is a cruise ship of P&O Cruises Australia.
Palma Ceia is a neighborhood located southwest of downtown Tampa, Florida and is bounded by Miguel Street West of MacDill Avenue and Neptune Street East of MacDill Avenue to the north; Bay to Bay Boulevard from Dale Mabry to Himes and El Prado between Himes and the Crosstown Expressway to the south; MacDill Avenue between Neptune and San Miguel, Dale Mabry Highway between San Miguel and Bay to Bay and Himes between Bay to Bay and El Prado to the west; and the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway to the east.
Pamela Dorothy Iorio (born April 27, 1959) is an American politician and author, who served as mayor of Tampa, Florida from 2003 to 2011.
Park Tower (formerly known as the Lykes Building) is a skyscraper located in downtown Tampa, Florida.
Pasco County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida.
The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.
Pennsylvania Station, also known as New York Penn Station or Penn Station, is the main intercity railroad station in New York City.
Pentecostalism or Classical Pentecostalism is a renewal movement"Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of Pentecostals",.
Peter O. Knight Airport is an airport on Davis Islands, five minutes from downtown Tampa, Florida.
The Philippine Independent Church (Iglesia Filipina Independiente; Malayang Simbahan ng Pilipinas; Libera Ecclesia Philippina, colloquially called the Aglipayan Church) is an independent Christian denomination in the form of a national church in the Philippines.
A phosphate is chemical derivative of phosphoric acid.
Pinellas County is a county located in the state of Florida.
Pittsburgh is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County.
The Pittsburgh Penguins are a professional ice hockey team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
A planetarium (plural planetaria or planetariums) is a theatre built primarily for presenting educational and entertaining shows about astronomy and the night sky, or for training in celestial navigation.
Plant City is an incorporated city in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States, approximately midway between Brandon and Lakeland along Interstate 4.
Plant Field was the first major athletic venue in Tampa, Florida.
Pohoy (also Pojoy, Pojoi, Pooy, Posoy, Pujoy) was a chiefdom on the shores of Tampa Bay in present-day Florida in the late sixteenth century and all of the seventeenth century.
Porto Alegre (local; Joyful Harbor) is the capital and largest city of the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul.
Postmodern architecture is a style or movement which emerged in the 1960s as a reaction against the austerity, formality, and lack of variety of modern architecture, particularly in the international style advocated by Le Corbusier and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
Presbyterianism is a part of the reformed tradition within Protestantism which traces its origins to Britain, particularly Scotland, and Ireland.
Professional wrestling (often shortened to pro wrestling or simply wrestling) is a form of sports entertainment which combines athletics with theatrical performance.
Prohibition in the United States was a nationwide constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages from 1920 to 1933.
Publix Super Markets, Inc., commonly known as Publix, is an employee-owned, American supermarket chain headquartered in Lakeland, Florida.
Puerto Rican cuisine has its roots in the cooking traditions and practices of Europe (mostly Spain), Africa and the native Taínos.
Quakers (or Friends) are members of a historically Christian group of religious movements formally known as the Religious Society of Friends or Friends Church.
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are of Hispanic or Latino origin (the only categories for ethnicity).
Raymond James Financial is an American diversified holding company providing financial services to individuals, corporations and municipalities through its subsidiary companies that engage primarily in investment and financial planning, in addition to investment banking and asset management.
Raymond James Stadium, also known as the "Ray Jay", is a multi-purpose football stadium located in Tampa, Florida.
Reax Music Magazine is a Tampa-based music and art magazine first published by Joel Cook in 2006.
The Reconstruction era was the period from 1863 (the Presidential Proclamation of December 8, 1863) to 1877.
Reform Judaism (also known as Liberal Judaism or Progressive Judaism) is a major Jewish denomination that emphasizes the evolving nature of the faith, the superiority of its ethical aspects to the ceremonial ones, and a belief in a continuous revelation not centered on the theophany at Mount Sinai.
The Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) is a unit of the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT).
The Rivergate Tower is a 454 ft (138m) tall skyscraper in Tampa, Florida.
Romanesque Revival (or Neo-Romanesque) is a style of building employed beginning in the mid-19th century inspired by the 11th- and 12th-century Romanesque architecture.
Royal Caribbean International is a cruise line brand founded in Norway and based in Miami, Florida, United States.
Roystonea regia, commonly known as the Cuban royal palm or the Florida royal palm is a species of palm that is native to Mexico, parts of Central America and the Caribbean, and southern Florida.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church was constructed in 1905 in downtown Tampa, Florida and is one of the oldest churches in the city of Tampa.
The Safety Harbor culture was an archaeological culture practiced by Native Americans living on the central Gulf coast of the Florida peninsula, from about 900 CE until after 1700.
Safety Harbor is a city on the west shore of Tampa Bay in Pinellas County, Florida, United States.
Santo Trafficante Jr. (November 15, 1914 – March 17, 1987) was one of the last of the old-time Mafia bosses in the United States.
Santo Trafficante Sr. (May 28, 1886 – August 11, 1954) was a Sicilian-born mobster, and father of the powerful mobster Santo Trafficante Jr. Santo Trafficante Sr.
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. state of Florida.
Sarasota–Bradenton International Airport is in Sarasota County (terminal) and Manatee County (airfield), Florida.
A sea breeze or onshore breeze is any wind that blows from a large body of water toward or onto a landmass; it develops due to differences in air pressure created by the differing heat capacities of water and dry land.
The seal of Tampa is Tampa government's official seal.
The Second Seminole War, also known as the Florida War, was a conflict from 1835 to 1842 in Florida between various groups of Native Americans collectively known as Seminoles and the United States, part of a series of conflicts called the Seminole Wars.
The Seminole are a Native American people originally from Florida.
The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tampa is a gaming complex and hotel that opened in 2004.
Seminole Heights is a historic neighborhood and district located in central Tampa.
A server farm or server cluster is a collection of computer servers – usually maintained by an organization to supply server functionality far beyond the capability of a single machine.
The Seventh-day Adventist Church is a Protestant Christian denomination distinguished by its observance of Saturday, the seventh day of the week in Christian and Jewish calendars, as the Sabbath, and by its emphasis on the imminent Second Coming (advent) of Jesus Christ.
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch (SAME code: SVA) is issued when weather conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms.
Shriners Hospitals for Children is a network of 22 non-profit medical facilities across North America.
Sicily (Sicilia; Sicìlia) is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea.
A Sikh (ਸਿੱਖ) is a person associated with Sikhism, a monotheistic religion that originated in the 15th century based on the revelation of Guru Nanak.
The Silver Star is a passenger train route in the Silver Service brand operated by Amtrak, running from New York City south to Miami, Florida via the Northeast Corridor to Washington, D.C., then via Richmond, Virginia; Raleigh, North Carolina; Columbia, South Carolina; Savannah, Georgia; Jacksonville, Florida; Orlando, Florida; and Tampa, Florida.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
Six Feet Under is an American death metal band from Tampa, Florida, formed in 1993.
A skatepark, or skate park, is a purpose-built recreational environment made for skateboarding, BMX, scooter, wheelchair, and aggressive inline skating.
A skyscraper is a continuously habitable high-rise building that has over 40 floors and is taller than approximately.
Soccer Bowl '75 was the championship final of the 1975 NASL season, played between the Tampa Bay Rowdies and the Portland Timbers.
Soccer Bowl 2012 was the North American Soccer League's postseason championship final of the 2012 season.
SoHo Tampa, short for "South Howard Avenue (Tampa)" is an residential district within the Hyde Park neighborhood of Tampa.
South Dublin (Baile Átha Cliath Theas) is a county in Ireland, within the province of Leinster, and the Dublin Region, a successor to County Dublin, from which its name derives.
The South Florida Bulls are the athletic teams that represent the University of South Florida.
The South Florida Bulls football team represents the University of South Florida in the sport of American football The Bulls started playing in 1997 and currently compete in the American Athletic Conference (The American) of the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) within the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
The South Florida Railroad was a railroad from Sanford, Florida to Tampa, Florida, becoming part of the Plant System in 1893 and the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad in 1902.
South Tampa is a region in the city of Tampa that includes the neighborhoods of Beach Park, Ballast Point, Bayshore Beautiful, Bayshore Gardens, Bayside West, Belmar Shore, Davis Islands, Port Tampa, Fair Oaks-Manhattan Manor, Golfview, Hyde Park, New Suburb Beautiful, Virginia Park, Palma Ceia, Rattlesnake Gandy-Sun Bay South, South Westshore, parts of Sunset Park and Courier City-Oscawana.
Southern Technical College is a private for profit technical college that provides diploma and undergraduate degree programs in a traditional on-campus setting.
Southwest Florida is the region along the southwest Gulf coast of the U.S. State of Florida.
The Southwest Florida Water Management District (or SWFWMD, unofficially nicknamed as “Swiftmud” based on the acronym), is one of five regional agencies directed by Florida state law to protect and preserve water resources.
Spanish Florida refers to the Spanish territory of La Florida, which was the first major European land claim and attempted settlement in North America during the European Age of Discovery.
The Special Operations Command Central (SOCCENT) is a sub-unified command of the U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM).
Several special routes of U.S. Route 41 exist.
In Major League Baseball (MLB), spring training is a series of practices and exhibition games preceding the start of the regular season.
SS American Victory is a Victory ship which saw brief service in the Pacific Theater of Operations during the waning months of World War II, Korean War from 1951-1954, and Vietnam War from 1967-1969.
Stageworks Theatre is a theatre, based in Tampa, Florida currently being led by Producing Artistic Director Karla Hartley.
The term stained glass can refer to coloured glass as a material or to works created from it.
The Stanley Cup (La Coupe Stanley) is the championship trophy awarded annually to the National Hockey League (NHL) playoff winner.
The State University System of Florida (SUSF or SUS) is a system of twelve public universities in the U.S. state of Florida.
Stetson University College of Law, founded in 1900 and part of Stetson University, is Florida's first law school.
Stephen Orr Spurrier (born April 20, 1945) is a former American football player and coach.
A storey (British English) or story (American English) is any level part of a building with a floor that could be used by people (for living, work, storage, recreation).
A storm surge, storm flood or storm tide is a coastal flood or tsunami-like phenomenon of rising water commonly associated with low pressure weather systems (such as tropical cyclones and strong extratropical cyclones), the severity of which is affected by the shallowness and orientation of the water body relative to storm path, as well as the timing of tides.
The David A. Straz Jr.
Sulphur Springs is a neighborhood and district located within the city limits of Tampa, Florida.
Sulphur Springs Water Tower is a landmark of Tampa, Florida.
The Bob Graham Sunshine Skyway Bridge, known to locals as the Sunshine Skyway Bridge or more casually the Skyway, is a bridge spanning Tampa Bay, Florida, with a cable-stayed main span, and a total length of.
The Sunshine State Conference is a collegiate athletic conference that participates in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II.
The SunTrust Financial Centre is a 525 ft (160m) skyscraper in Tampa, Florida.
The Super Bowl is the annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL).
Super Bowl LV, the 55th Super Bowl and the 51st modern-era National Football League (NFL) championship game, will decide the league champion for the 2020 season.
Super Bowl XLIII was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champions Pittsburgh Steelers and the National Football Conference (NFC) champions Arizona Cardinals to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2008 season.
Super Bowl XVIII was an American football game between the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Washington Redskins and the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Los Angeles Raiders to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 1983 season.
Super Bowl XXV was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Buffalo Bills and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion New York Giants to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 1990 season.
Super Bowl XXXV was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Baltimore Ravens and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion New York Giants to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2000 season.
Super Bowl XXXVII was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Oakland Raiders and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2002 season.
The Supporters' Shield is an annual award given to the Major League Soccer team with the best regular season record, as determined by the MLS points system.
The Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch (ʿĪṯo Suryoyṯo Trišaṯ Šubḥo; الكنيسة السريانية الأرثوذكسية), or Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East, is an Oriental Orthodox Church with autocephalous patriarchate established in Antioch in 518, tracing its founding to St. Peter and St. Paul in the 1st century, according to its tradition.
Taco Bus restaurants serve Mexican food in the Tampa, Florida area.
Tampa Bay is a large natural harbor and shallow estuary connected to the Gulf of Mexico on the west central coast of Florida, comprising Hillsborough Bay, McKay Bay, Old Tampa Bay, Middle Tampa Bay, and Lower Tampa Bay.
The Tampa Bay Area is a major populated area surrounding Tampa Bay on the west coast of Florida in the United States.
The Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority, or TBARTA, is a regional transportation agency of the U.S. state of Florida which was created on July 1, 2007.
The Tampa Bay Bandits was a professional American football team in the United States Football League (USFL) which was based in Tampa, Florida.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are a professional American football franchise based in Tampa, Florida.
Tampa Bay History Center is a history museum in Tampa, Florida.
The Tampa Bay Lightning are a professional ice hockey team based in Tampa, Florida.
The Tampa Bay Mutiny were a professional soccer team based in Tampa, Florida.
The Tampa Bay Rays are an American professional baseball team based in St. Petersburg, Florida.
The Tampa Bay Rowdies are an American professional soccer team based in St. Petersburg, Florida, U.S. The club was founded in 2008 and first took the pitch in 2010.
The Tampa Bay Rowdies were an American professional soccer team based in Tampa, Florida, that competed in the original North American Soccer League (NASL) from 1975 to 1984.
The Tampa Bay Storm were a professional arena football team based in Tampa, Florida, U.S. that played in the Arena Football League (AFL).
The Tampa Bay Times, previously named the St.
The Tampa Bypass Canal and Palm River are a flood bypass operated by the Southwest Florida Water Management District.
The Tampa City Council is the legislative body of the municipal government of the U.S. city of Tampa, in Hillsborough County, Florida.
The Tampa Convention Center is a mid-sized convention center located in downtown Tampa, Florida at the mouth of the Hillsborough River.
Tampa General Hospital (TGH) is a 1,010-bed teaching hospital in downtown Tampa, Florida.
Tampa Heights is one of the oldest neighborhoods within the city limits of Tampa, situated in the central part of the city.
Tampa International Airport is an international airport six miles west of Downtown Tampa, in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States.
The Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival is a movie screening event that takes place each October in Tampa, Florida.
The Tampa Museum of Art is located in downtown Tampa, Florida.
Tampa Palms is a neighborhood within the New Tampa district of the city of Tampa, Florida.
The Tampa Police Department (TPD) provides crime prevention and public safety services for the city of Tampa, Florida.
Tampa Riverwalk is a open space and pedestrian trail development along the Hillsborough River in Tampa, Florida.
The Tampa Smokers was a name used between 1919 and 1954 by a series of minor league baseball teams based in Tampa, Florida.
The Tampa Spartans are the athletic teams that represent the University of Tampa, located in Tampa, Florida, in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports.
Tampa Stadium (nicknamed The Big Sombrero and briefly known as Houlihan's Stadium) was a large open-air stadium (maximum capacity about 74,000) located in Tampa, Florida.
The Tampa Tarpons are a Minor League Baseball team based in Tampa, Florida.
The Tampa Theatre is a historic U.S. theater and city landmark in the Uptown District of Tampa, Florida.
Tampa Union Station (TUS) is a historic train station in Tampa, Florida.
The Tampa–Hillsborough County Public Library System (THPL) is a public library system based in Hillsborough County, Florida.
Tarpon Springs is a city in Pinellas County, Florida, United States.
TECO Energy Inc. is an energy-related holding company based in Tampa, Florida, providing electricity to the greater Tampa area and central Florida, and natural gas throughout the state of Florida through its subsidiaries Tampa Electric Company and Peoples Gas Company respectively.
The TECO Line Streetcar System is a heritage streetcar transit line in Tampa, Florida, run by the Hillsborough Area Regional Transportation Authority, owned by the city of Tampa, and managed by Tampa Historic Streetcar, Inc.
Temple Terrace is an incorporated city in northeastern Hillsborough County, Florida, United States, adjacent to Tampa.
Texas Phoenix palm decline is a plant disease caused by a phytoplasma, Candidatus Phytoplasma palmae.
The Big Guava is a nickname for Tampa, Florida, United States.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), often informally known as the Mormon Church, is a nontrinitarian, Christian restorationist church that is considered by its members to be the restoration of the original church founded by Jesus Christ.
The CW Television Network (commonly referred to as just The CW) is an American English-language broadcast television network that is operated by the CW Network, LLC, a limited liability joint venture between CBS Corporation, the former owners of United Paramount Network (UPN), and Warner Bros. Entertainment, former majority owner of The WB.
The Florida Orchestra is an American orchestra based in Florida, USA.
The Melting Pot is a chain of franchised fondue restaurants in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
The Oracle, the University of South Florida's (USF) editorially independent, student-run newspaper, made history when its premier issue was published September 6, 1966.
The Punisher is a 2004 American action film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, starring Thomas Jane as the antihero Frank Castle/The Punisher and John Travolta as Howard Saint, a money launderer who orders the death of Castle's entire family.
The Tampa Tribune was a daily newspaper published in Tampa, Florida.
The Weather Channel is an American basic cable and satellite television channel, owned by Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios.
Theravāda (Pali, literally "school of the elder monks") is a branch of Buddhism that uses the Buddha's teaching preserved in the Pāli Canon as its doctrinal core.
Thrash metal (or simply thrash) is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music characterized by its overall aggression and often fast tempo.
A thunderstorm, also known as an electrical storm, lightning storm, or thundershower, is a storm characterized by the presence of lightning and its acoustic effect on the Earth's atmosphere, known as thunder.
Tibetan Buddhism is the form of Buddhist doctrine and institutions named after the lands of Tibet, but also found in the regions surrounding the Himalayas and much of Central Asia.
Tocobaga (occasionally Tocopaca) was the name of a chiefdom, its chief, and its principal town during the 16th century.
Anthony Kevin Dungy (born October 6, 1955) is a former professional American football player and coach in the National Football League (NFL).
Toponymy is the study of place names (toponyms), their origins, meanings, use, and typology.
A tram (also tramcar; and in North America streetcar, trolley or trolley car) is a rail vehicle which runs on tramway tracks along public urban streets, and also sometimes on a segregated right of way.
A transit bus (also big bus, commuter bus, city bus, town bus, stage bus, public bus or simply bus) is a type of bus used on shorter-distance public transport bus services.
A tropical cyclone is a rapidly rotating storm system characterized by a low-pressure center, a closed low-level atmospheric circulation, strong winds, and a spiral arrangement of thunderstorms that produce heavy rain.
Tropicana Field, also commonly known as The Trop, is a domed stadium in St. Petersburg, Florida, United States, that has been the home of the Tampa Bay Rays of Major League Baseball (MLB) since the team's inaugural season in 1998.
Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti), is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe.
U.S. News & World Report is an American media company that publishes news, opinion, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis.
U.S. Route 41 (US 41) in the U.S. state of Florida is a north–south United States Highway.
U.S. Route 92 is a 181-mile (291 km.) intrastate U.S. Route in the U.S. state of Florida.
A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.
Uceta Yard is a rail yard in non-residential section within the city limits of Tampa.
Underoath (stylized as Underøath or UnderOath) is an American rock band from Tampa, Florida. Founded by Dallas Taylor and Luke Morton on November 30, 1997, in Ocala, Florida; subsequently its additional members were from Tampa. They released Act of Depression, Cries of the Past, and The Changing of Times with the band's original vocalist Dallas Taylor. Following his departure, Spencer Chamberlain became lead vocalist. The band then released They're Only Chasing Safety and Define the Great Line, gaining a certified gold rating for both. These two albums have given them more mainstream and commercial success. They have received two Grammy nominations in 2007 and 2010 respectively and have recorded a live CD/DVD box set entitled Survive, Kaleidoscope, which was released on May 27, 2008. From late February to early May, the band recorded their sixth studio album entitled Lost in the Sound of Separation, which was released on September 2, 2008, and peaked at number 8 on the Billboard 200. Their seventh album, Ø (Disambiguation), was released on November 9, 2010. It was, to date, the only Underoath release without the band's last original member, drummer and vocalist Aaron Gillespie, who had parted ways with the band earlier in the year. Ultimate Guitar On October 2, 2012, Underoath announced that they would be disbanding in 2013. However, they announced their reunion on August 17, 2015. On February 22, 2018, Underoath announced their eighth studio album, Erase Me, would be released on April 6, 2018; their first album in 8 years and their first in 10 years with founding drummer Aaron Gillespie. The first single was "On My Teeth.".
UniMás (stylized as UniMÁS, and originally known as TeleFutura from its launch on January 14, 2002 until January 7, 2013) is an American Spanish language broadcast television network that is owned by Univision Communications.
During the American Civil War (1861–1865), the Union, also known as the North, referred to the United States of America and specifically to the national government of President Abraham Lincoln and the 20 free states, as well as 4 border and slave states (some with split governments and troops sent both north and south) that supported it.
Unitarian Universalism (UU) is a liberal religion characterized by a "free and responsible search for truth and meaning".
The United Church of Christ (UCC) is a mainline Protestant Christian denomination based in the United States, with historical confessional roots in the Reformed, Lutheran, Congregational and evangelical Protestant traditions, and "with over 5,000 churches and nearly one million members".
The United Soccer League (USL), formerly known as USL Pro, is a professional men's soccer league in the United States and Canada that began its inaugural season in 2011.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America between 1926 and 1941.
The United States Army Air Forces (USAAF or AAF), informally known as the Air Force, was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America during and immediately after World War II (1939/41–1945), successor to the previous United States Army Air Corps and the direct predecessor of the United States Air Force of today, one of the five uniformed military services.
The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is a U.S. federal agency under the Department of Defense and a major Army command made up of some 37,000 civilian and military personnel, making it one of the world's largest public engineering, design, and construction management agencies.
The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.
The United States Central Command (USCENTCOM or CENTCOM) is a theater-level Unified Combatant Command of the U.S. Department of Defense.
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), also known as the Agriculture Department, is the U.S. federal executive department responsible for developing and executing federal laws related to farming, forestry, and food.
The Department of Defense (DoD, USDOD, or DOD) is an executive branch department of the federal government of the United States charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government concerned directly with national security and the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT or DOT) is a federal Cabinet department of the U.S. government concerned with transportation.
The United States Football League (USFL) was an American football league that played for three seasons, 1983 through 1985.
The Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Central Command (COMUSMARCENT), is designated as the Marine Corps service component commander for Commander, U.S. Central Command (COMUSCENTCOM).
The United States Senate Special Committee to Investigate Crime in Interstate Commerce was a special committee of the United States Senate which existed from 1950 to 1951 and which investigated organized crime which crossed state borders in the United States.
The United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM or SOCOM) is the Unified Combatant Command charged with overseeing the various Special Operations Component Commands of the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Air Force of the United States Armed Forces.
The University of South Florida, also known as USF, is an American metropolitan public research university in Tampa, Florida, United States.
The University of Tampa (UT) is a private co-educational university in Downtown Tampa, Florida, United States.
The University Press of Florida (UPF) is the scholarly publishing arm of the State University System of Florida, representing Florida's twelve state universities.
Univision is an American Spanish-language broadcast television network that is owned by Univision Communications.
USS Sagamore was a built on behalf of the United States Navy for service during the American Civil War.
Veracruz, officially known as Heroica Veracruz, is a major port city and municipality on the Gulf of Mexico in the Mexican state of Veracruz.
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is the component of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) led by the Under Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Health that implements the healthcare program of the VA through the administration and operation of numerous VA Medical Centers (VAMC), Outpatient Clinics (OPC), Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC), and VA Community Living Centers (VA Nursing Home) Programs.
Vicente Martinez-Ybor (7 September 1819 - 14 December 1896), was a Spanish entrepreneur who first became a noted industrialist and cigar manufacturer in Cuba, then Key West, and finally Tampa, Florida.
The Victory ship was a class of cargo ship produced in large numbers by North American shipyards during World War II to replace losses caused by German submarines.
Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.
Vietnamese cuisine encompasses the foods and beverages of Vietnam, and features a combination of five fundamental tastes (Vietnamese: ngũ vị) in the overall meal.
In the United States, the meaning of "village" varies by geographic area and legal jurisdiction.
Walmart Inc. (formerly branded as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.) is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores.
The Washington metropolitan area is the metropolitan area centered on Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States.
A wat (វត្ត wōat; ວັດ vat; วัด) is a type of Buddhist temple and Hindu temple in Cambodia, Laos and Thailand. The word wat is borrowed from Sanskrit vāṭa (Devanāgarī: वाट), meaning "enclosure".
A water park or waterpark is an amusement park that features water play areas such as swimming pools, water slides, splash pads, water playgrounds, and lazy rivers, as well as areas for bathing, swimming, and other barefoot environments.
A water taxi or a water bus, also known as a sightseeing boat, is a watercraft used to provide public or private transport, usually, but not always, in an urban environment.
WCLF, virtual channel 22 (UHF digital channel 21), is a religious television station licensed to Clearwater, Florida, United States and serving Tampa and St. Petersburg.
WDAE (620 kHz, "Sports Radio 620 WDAE") is a commercial AM radio station licensed to St. Petersburg, Florida, and serving the Tampa Bay area.
WEDQ, virtual channel 3.4 (VHF digital channel 13), is a PBS member television station licensed to Tampa, Florida, United States and also serving the nearby city of St. Petersburg.
WEDU, virtual channel 3 (VHF digital channel 13), is a PBS member television station licensed to Tampa, Florida, United States and serving the Tampa Bay Area, including St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Sarasota and Lakeland.
The Weeden Island Cultures are a group of related archaeological cultures that existed during the Late Woodland period of the North American Southeast.
WellCare Health Plans, Inc. began operations in 1985 and is based in Tampa, Florida.
West Tampa is one of the oldest neighborhoods within the city limits of Tampa, Florida, United States.
For other Carnegie Libraries, see Carnegie library (disambiguation) The West Tampa Free Public Library, currently named West Tampa Branch Library, is a historic building in the West Tampa National Historic District in Tampa, Florida.
Westchase is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States.
Westshore is a principal business district of Tampa, Florida, United States, with more than of commercial office space, 4,000 businesses with nearly 100,000 employees, 32 hotels, two major shopping malls (International Plaza and WestShore Plaza) and more than 200 restaurants and bars.
WestShore Plaza is one of two enclosed shopping malls located in the Westshore business district of Tampa, Florida, developed by Albert L. Manley of Boston, MA.
WFLA-TV, virtual channel 8 (VHF digital channel 7), is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Tampa, Florida, United States and also serving the nearby city of St. Petersburg.
WFTS-TV, virtual channel 28 (UHF digital channel 29), is an ABC-affiliated television station licensed to Tampa, Florida, United States and also serving the nearby city of St. Petersburg.
WFTT-TV, virtual channel 62 (UHF digital channel 25), is a UniMás-affiliated television station serving Tampa and St. Petersburg, Florida, United States that is licensed to Venice.
White Latin Americans or European Latin Americans are Latin Americans who are considered white, typically due to European, or in some cases Levantine, descent.
The Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. (WMF, or simply Wikimedia) is an American non-profit and charitable organization headquartered in San Francisco, California.
A wildfire or wildland fire is a fire in an area of combustible vegetation that occurs in the countryside or rural area.
Wired is a monthly American magazine, published in print and online editions, that focuses on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy, and politics.
WMOR-TV, virtual channel 32 (UHF digital channel 19), is an independent television station serving Tampa and St. Petersburg, Florida, United States that is licensed to Lakeland.
Wonderland: A New Alice, formerly called Wonderland: Alice's New Musical Adventure, is a musical with a book by Jack Murphy and Gregory Boyd, lyrics by Murphy, and music by Frank Wildhorn.
Working time is the period of time that a person spends at paid labor.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
WTOG, virtual and UHF digital channel 44, is a CW owned-and-operated television station licensed to St. Petersburg, Florida, United States and also serving Tampa.
WTSP, virtual and VHF digital channel 10, is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to St. Petersburg, Florida, United States and also serving Tampa.
WTTA, virtual channel 38 (VHF digital channel 7), is a MyNetworkTV-affiliated television station licensed to St. Petersburg, Florida, United States and also serving Tampa.
WTVT, virtual channel 13 (VHF digital channel 12), is a Fox owned-and-operated television station licensed to Tampa, Florida, United States and also serving the nearby city of St. Petersburg.
WVEA-TV, virtual channel 50 (UHF digital channel 47), is a Univision-owned television station licensed to Tampa, Florida, United States and also serving the nearby city of St. Petersburg.
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., d/b/a WWE, is an American integrated media and entertainment company that primarily is known for professional wrestling.
WXPX-TV, virtual channel 66 (UHF digital channel 42), is a Ion Television owned-and-operated television station serving Tampa and St. Petersburg, Florida, United States that is licensed to Bradenton.
Ybor City is a historic neighborhood in Tampa, Florida, United States, located just northeast of downtown.
The Ybor City Historic District is a U.S. National Historic Landmark District District (designated as such on December 14, 1990) located in Tampa, Florida.
Ybor City Museum State Park is a Florida State Park in Tampa, Florida's Ybor City.
Yellow fever is a viral disease of typically short duration.
The Zagat Survey or was established by Tim and Nina Zagat in 1979 as a way to collect and correlate the ratings of restaurants by diners; for their first guide, covering New York City, the Zagats surveyed their friends.
ZIP Codes are a system of postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) since 1963.
ZooTampa at Lowry Park is a nonprofit zoo located in Tampa, Florida.
Zoroastrianism, or more natively Mazdayasna, is one of the world's oldest extant religions, which is monotheistic in having a single creator god, has dualistic cosmology in its concept of good and evil, and has an eschatology which predicts the ultimate destruction of evil.
100 North Tampa, formerly known as the Regions Building and the AmSouth Building, is a skyscraper in Tampa, Florida, USA.
The 2014 IIFA Awards, officially known as the 15th International Indian Film Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the International Indian Film Academy honouring the best Hindi films of 2013, took place between April 23–26, 2014.
The Tampa Bay hurricane of 1921 (also known as the 1921 Tarpon Springs hurricane) is the most recent major hurricane to strike the Tampa Bay Area.
The 1976 NFL season was the 57th regular season of the National Football League.
The 1983 NFL season was the 64th regular season of the National Football League.
The 1985 USFL season was the third and final season of the United States Football League (USFL).
The 1990 NFL season was the 71st regular season of the National Football League.
The 1991 Arena Football League season was the fifth season of the Arena Football League (AFL).
The 1996 Major League Soccer season was the inaugural season of Major League Soccer.
The 1996 NFL season was the 77th regular season of the National Football League and the season was marked by notable controversies from beginning to end.
The 2000 NFL season was the 81st regular season of the National Football League.
The 2001 Major League Soccer season was shortened due to the September 11 attacks, with the final weeks' regular season matches canceled.
The 2002 NFL season was the 83rd regular season of the National Football League.
The 2004 Stanley Cup Finals was the championship series of the National Hockey League's (NHL) 2003–04 season, and the culmination of the 2004 Stanley Cup playoffs.
The 2008 American League Championship Series (ALCS), the second round of the 2008 American League playoffs, was a best-of-seven series matching the two winners of the American League Division Series.
The 2008 NFL season was the 89th regular season of the National Football League, themed with the slogan "Believe in Now." Super Bowl XLIII, the league's championship game, was at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, on February 1, 2009, with the Pittsburgh Steelers coming out victorious over the Arizona Cardinals 27–23 and winning their NFL-record sixth Vince Lombardi Trophy.
The 2008 World Series was the championship series of Major League Baseball's (MLB) 2008 season.
The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.
The 2011 Stanley Cup playoffs of the National Hockey League (NHL) began on April 13, 2011, after the conclusion of the 2010–11 NHL regular season.
The 2012 Republican National Convention was a gathering held by the U.S. Republican Party during which delegates officially nominated former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and Representative Paul Ryan of Wisconsin for President and Vice President, respectively, for the 2012 election.
The 2015 Stanley Cup Finals was the championship series of the National Hockey League's (NHL) season, and the culmination of the 2015 Stanley Cup playoffs.
The 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs of the National Hockey League (NHL) began on April 13, 2016 and ended on June 12, 2016, with the Pittsburgh Penguins defeating the San Jose Sharks four games to two in the 2016 Stanley Cup Finals.
The 2017 Arena Football League season was the 30th season in the history of the Arena Football League (AFL).
The 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship was a bowl game that was used to determine a national champion of college football in the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision for the 2016 season.
The 2018 National Hockey League All-Star Game took place at Amalie Arena in Tampa, home of the Tampa Bay Lightning on January 28, 2018.
The United States Air Force's 6th Air Mobility Wing is the host wing for MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.
The 927th Air Refueling Wing is an Air Reserve Component of the United States Air Force.
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