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Treasure Island News and Events



Treasure Island news headlines and coming Treasure Island area events from local newspapers, television stations and organizations.

Treasure Island Area Events

Howl-O-Scream Returns for Another Terrifying Year!
From September 22 - October 29, take on terrifying haunted houses and roaming hordes. Unexpected terrors lurk around every corner, including hundred of roaming creatures, new haunted houses and exciting live, interactive entertainment. As if that wasn't enough, Busch Gardens' Howl-O-Scream is the only place to scream your way through Florida's top thrill rides in the dark. Get ready for guts, gore and seriously sinister fun!
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Howl-O-Scream 2017 Single Night Ticket

Old Salt LADIES FISHING Tournament
September 30, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
The Club at Treasure Island
400 Treasure Island Causeway
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Treasure Island, Florida’s sand sculpture capital, hosts “Sanding Ovations”
Treasure Island hosts the 9th Annual Sanding Ovations Masters Cup Sand Sculpture Competition and Music Festival November 15-19, 2017
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Susan G. Komen Florida Suncoast Reschedules Race for the Cure
Susan G. Komen Florida Suncoast, based in St. Petersburg, announced today that due to the lingering impact of Hurricane Irma and the need of the community to focus on rebuilding, the organization is rescheduling its signature fundraising event to February 17, 2018.
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Treasure Island News and Headlines


Treasure Island K9 named in Nationwide most unusual pet insurance claim of the year list
After reviewing nearly 1.5 million pet insurance claims received over the past year, Nationwide has nominated 12 worthy candidates for the 2017 Hambone Award, one of which is from Treasure Island
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Treasure Island still hoping for tolling endorsement
City officials are still holding out hope the Federal Highway Administration will give them the thumbs-up to return tolls to the Treasure Island Causeway.
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Budweiser expands "Give A Damn" Safe Rides Campaign to offer Lyft Rides to Prevent Drunk Driving
Budweiser announced the bold next step in its Give A Damn campaign, together with safe ride partner Lyft. Given the success of last year's pilot program — during which Budweiser delivered more than 35,000 rides home across six states the brand will expand the 2017 campaign to offer 150,000 round-trip rides across nine states including the Tampa Bay area of Florida to help people get to and from their nights out.
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Florida treasure hunter finds Winnipegger's championship ring after hurricane
His search along the coast on the Gulf of Mexico eventually brought him to Sunset Beach on Treasure Island.
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Retiring Treasure Island detective leaves decades-long legacy of personal service to community
For more than 30 years, Kathi Lovelace patrolled the city's streets, investigated its crimes and found lost dogs, cats, snakes, birds and wedding rings.
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FL smoking ban not so smoke free
"Just because we're out in an open area doesn't mean that second hand smoke isn't blowing directly in one of my children's faces," said Julie Featherston. Featherston is a life-long beach lover who helped inspire a volunteer effort to rid Treasure Island beaches of plastic straws two years ago. She also tried to fight Florida's tobacco preemption clause when she started an online petition a few years ago.
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Rebuild of Beach Trail gets closer
Interim Treasure Island City Manager Amy Davis said last week that requests for bids have gone out to replace the Central Beach Trail.
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Treasure Island facing massive municipal makeover
The first hint of the extent and potential cost of replacing city facilities became public Tuesday.
The commission heard, mostly without comment, the first draft of an architectural report outlining the condition of existing city buildings and a recommended expansion that would double the space currently used to run the city. In addition, the study examined present and future parking needs, particularly in the city's downtown core, again recommending doubling the number of current parking spaces.
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Sea Dog Brewing plans fall opening
Sea Dog owners are still in the midst of renovating the former Captain Kosmakos Bar and Grill at 9610 Gulf Blvd., but when complete the first of two phases will include an elevated restaurant, merchandise store, downstairs bar with grab ‘n go sandwiches, drinks and seating for up to 300. The second phase will be a tiki bar that will offer such amenities as Adirondack chairs, fire pits, boat slips and water views.
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Feola’s Italian Ristorante Offers Complimentary Fare for Kids Throughout August
Feola’s Italian Ristorante, located inside the Thunderbird Beach Resort, in honor of back-to-school month institutes a kids-eat-free policy Mondays through Wednesdays throughout August
when patrons dine in, or free delivery on Treasure Island.
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Solar eclipse: Where to buy glasses, find safe viewings or travel Aug. 21
Don't look now, but the whole country is gearing up for the first total solar eclipse to cross the United States since 1979. You'll need special eye wear on Aug. 21 to watch it, or make travel plans if you want to experience it.
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Five Courses: A Taco Bus for Treasure Island and more
If you're not spending the weekends on or around Sunset Beach like at least one of our CL editors, 1) What are you doing? And 2) You might not have noticed the signage that now wraps around the former building of Keel & Curley Winery's short-lived Vino-N-Brew. The signature yellow branding indicates that Taco Bus's latest location is set for the Treasure Island space at 9641 Gulf Blvd.
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FDOT says no to help for Treasure Island bridge
A request for support from the state of Florida for maintenance of the 10-year-old bascule bridge and two other bridges on the Treasure Island Causeway has been turned down by state officials.
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