Take a second and try to think of a few of the world's biggest drinking cultures. Ireland is a freebie, but then you'll probably move onto Germany, Russia and possibly even South Korea (yep, South Korea goes hard).
The Tampa Bay Lightning is off to its best start in franchise history, racking up NHL highs in wins and points in their 25th anniversary season.
That calls for a toast.
Chalea Weekes fumes each time she sees another entertainer, politician or public figure stand accused of sexual harassment.
TAMPA — A couple of the ways the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce has changed — evolved, really — will be on view today at the organization's 132nd annual meeting at the Tampa Convention Center.
We live in the age of the hoax.
And if you don't believe me, believe Kevin Young, author of the sometimes disturbing but always fascinating new book Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News.
Eggnog dates back to medieval times when the British enjoyed a drink called "posset" that was made with hot milk, ale and spices. Later it became a drink for the wealthy who added expensive brandy or sherry. It was the alcohol that kept the milk from spoiling when there was no refrigeration.
ST. PETERSBURG — For years, Edge District merchants and residents have been united by this grievance: there isn't enough parking to accommodate visitors to the booming entertainment and retail district.
It would hardly be the holidays without Beaujolais nouveau.
As I slid my shoes off and handed the man a five-rupee note before entering the Jama Masjid mosque, I could feel the heat from the red stone against my heels. I could also feel the intense stares of the Delhi locals. I don't know which made me sweat more.
Catching you up on overnight happenings, and what you need to know today.
LAKE BUENA VISTA — While most of the business conducted at the meetings impacts the big-league team one way or another, the Rays are working to finalize a move they hope pays off big sometime in the 2020s.
LAKE BUENA VISTA — Alex Colome claimed he was just showing good social media manners Tuesday night in following four Cardinals-related Instagram accounts since they were saying nice things about him.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton appointed Lt. Gov. Tina Smith on Wednesday to fill fellow Democrat Al Franken's Senate seat until a special election in November, setting up his longtime and trusted adviser for a potentially bruising 2018 special election.
Nationally, the word "evangelical" has become in recent years nearly synonymous with "conservative Republican" and Alabama is one of the most evangelical states in the country. But in Alabama, there is a difference: black Christians.