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Purple Gurl Reigns and Surprises Many At The Saint Petersburg Pier

On June 25th, 2022 after the ST. Pete Pride Parade of 2022, My friend Brian and I happened back to the St. Pete Pier where we saw the concert the night before and discovered more bands were playing this evening. We headed to the stage area as the local, all female Purple Gurl was announced and they immediately started […]

ST. Petersburg Thrives With Pride

After a fantastic Friday night of music and art in St. Petersburg, thousands once again hit the streets for the annual Pride Parade and Randy Cook was out there capturing images of the attendees and the events.

Todrick Hall and Pussy Riot Headline an Amazing Night of St. Pete Pride

By Brian Craig & Randy Cook Florida’s largest LGBTQ+ Pride celebration in St. Petersburg, FL is back and bigger than ever for the 20th anniversary of St. Pete Pride Month. Prior to the world shutting down for the COVID pandemic, the last iteration of this event’s parade drew over 265K attendees. This year’s celebration is sure […]

Greg Hardy From The NFL And The UFC Signs With Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship

BKFC SIGNS FORMER NFL STAR, UFC VETERAN GREG HARDY!! Philadelphia, PA (June 15, 2022) Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC), The World’s Fastest Growing Combat Sport has signed former NFL Star Defensive End and UFC Veteran Greg Hardy to an exclusive multi-fight promotional contract. Following an All-Pro career with the Carolina Panthers and Dallas Cowboys, Hardy, standing 6’5” most recently competed […]

Phoenix, N.Y. Memorial Day Parade Notes

Phoenix, N.Y. Memorial Day Parade Notes

     Well since I am not being allowed to announce this year’s Memorial Day Parade in Phoenix for the fifth year in a row by the VFW here are a couple of items you-all just might be interested in.      Based on either January 9th or February 9th 1837 depending on the source a birth […]

A Phoenix Memorial Day

 Well, it started on May 30, 1868 and stayed that way no matter what day of the week the 30th fell on until 1970 when things went a bit different.  Now regardless of the date it’s now the last Monday in May but this year the 30th is the last Monday in May, a time to […]

Once Again, It’s Time to Light ’Em Up!!!

Vigilant MMA May 16, 2022 – The Dallas Bull Tampa, Florida CQ 20: Light ‘Em Up II With the start of summer kicking in here in Tampa, nothing beats powerful ac, ice-cold beer, and some great caged combat sports!! With a return to the legendary Dallas Bull on May 16th, Vigilant MMA brought some of […]

Referee Appears Cold During a Game 

This official whose name is said to be Mike was officiating a game in the Florida Palms Hockey Tournament at the Clearwater Ice Arena with both of his hands in his pockets.  It was learned that the temperature outside the rink was 80-degrees and just over 70-degrees inside the rink so why the hands in […]

“Once Again, It’s Time to Knuckle Up!!!”

Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship 25 6MAY2022 Caribe Royale Hotel Orlando, FL Since 2018 BKFC has been bringing action-packed bare-knuckle fighting to people across the globe. During that time Florida has become an epicenter of sorts for their events. While the Tampa area has been hosting many of their cards, Miami has been getting their fair […]

Memorial Day Rewind

BY EDDIE MICHELS The following is what I wrote in 2019 the second year I was blocked by VFW Post 5540 from announcing Phoenix’s Memorial Day Parade because I mentioned in 2017 that the villages three schools weren’t flying the American Flag.       Well I have what I wrote for you before and a lot […]