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of the Tampa Bay Times

A commercial airplane flies past the moon above Geneva, Switzerland, Saturday, June 17, 2017. (Valentin Flauraud/Keystone via AP)

20 great images from around the globe for June 16 to June 23

Photos of the week for June 16 - June 23: A deadly collision at sea, a WWII vet turns 100, gorgeous images from Bermuda, Germany, Libya, Milan and Rio, Otto Warmbier's parents lay their son to rest, and more. All photos are from the Associated Press, Getty Images or the Tampa Bay Times and were transmitted or publi …

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  1. All Eyes photo gallery: Natural panorama at Safety Harbor Waterfront Park

    Human Interest

    Safety Harbor Waterfront Park boardwalk runs alongside Tampa Bay.

    Roseate Spoonbills feed in a shallow area off the Safety Harbor Waterfront Park boardwalk. - A variety of bird species are visible from the boardwalk at the Safety Harbor  Waterfront Park. The 2,500-linear-foot boardwalk, runs through mangroves and along the edge of Tampa Bay and crosses over a planted shallow water area next to the bay where birds were seen feeding Wednesday morning 6/28/2017.
  2. Photo gallery: Thousands converge in two St. Pete locations celebrating LGBT rights

    Human Interest

    For the last 14 years, St. Pete Pride has taken over the central St. Pete neighborhood that Rockhill's new business calls home. But in its 15th year, Florida's largest Pride took its biggest leap yet: it moved downtown.

    (From left to right) Emma Chalut 18, gets a rainbow sticker on her cheek from her sister Ellie, 15 both of Jacksonville before the annual St. Pete Pride parade in downtown St. Petersburg on Saturday. This year the route was changed from the Grand Central and Kenwood area to Bayshore Drive.
[EVE EDELHEIT   |   Times]
  3. 20 great images from around the globe for June 16 to June 23

    World

    Photos of the week for June 16 - June 23: A deadly collision at sea, a WWII vet turns 100, gorgeous images from Bermuda, Germany, Libya, Milan and Rio, Otto Warmbier's parents lay their son to rest, and more.

    A commercial airplane flies past the moon above Geneva, Switzerland, Saturday, June 17, 2017. (Valentin Flauraud/Keystone via AP)
  4. Looking Back: St. Petersburg does the Calypso with Jacques Cousteau (July 15, 1975)

    Celebrities

    This story appeared in the pages of the St. Petersburg Times on July 15, 1975. What follows is the text of the original story, interspersed with photos of the event taken by Times staff photographer Weaver Tripp.

    Jacques Cousteau (center), Sen. John T. Ware, R-St. Petersburg (left) and an unidentified man (right) speak to the media about potentially moving the Cousteau Society to the city of St. Petersburg.

TIMES | Weaver Tripp
  5. Amateur photographer spotlight: Colin Ward, St. Petersburg, FL.

    Human Interest

    Today we begin an occasional series of posts shining a spotlight on local amateur photographers whose work appears in the Tampa Bay Times.

    Addie May [Colin Ward]
  6. 30 refugees become US citizens honoring World Refugee Day (w/video)

    Blogs

    30 former refugees were sworn in today as new US citizens at Pinellas Technical College. World Refugee Day was also celebrated at the event as various former refugees were honored for their service around Tampa Bay.

    Thirty refugees to the United States became US Citizens, Friday, as they were sworn in during a Naturalization Oath Ceremony, Friday, 6/16/17 at Pinellas Technical College, St. Petersburg. Front, left to right: are new US citizens Ali Alazzawi who is from Iraq, and Mileydis Guerra from Cuba. 30 refugees became US citizens. The ceremony also included recognition to World Refugee Day.
  7. 20 great images from around the globe for June 9 to June 16

    World

    Photos of the week for June 9 - June 16: Four images from the devastating hi-rise apartment fire in London, a rare moment of camaraderie and bipartisanship in Washington, two somber images from Mogadishu, a couple of Brazilian cowboys out on the range, a very exciting young man getting his cap signed by a member of the …

    A school girl writes a message on a wall for the victims and in support for those affected by the massive fire in Grenfell Tower, in London, Thursday, June 15, 2017. A massive fire raced through the 24-story high-rise apartment building in west London early Wednesday. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
  8. Looking Back: On June 15, 1950, St. Petersburg's first Publix supermarket opened on 16th St. N.

    Human Interest

    Images from a bygone era: St. Petersburg's first-ever Publix opened on June 15, 1950. The grand opening ad alone is priceless.

    The Publix store on 16th St N near 18th Ave., circa 1950. (Photo courtesy of Publix)