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TAMPA -- A stack of award-winning Historic Tampa Cuban Sandwiches from The Floridian, the reigning champion in the Historic category at the annual Cuban Sandwich Festival, held this year on March 20. Taken 3-4-16 by Scott Purks

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of March 27-April 2.

Cuban Sandwich Festival: Contenders for sandwich bragging rights will set up at HCC's Ybor City campus. Saturday, they'll try to make the world's biggest Cuban sandwich at 135 feet (noon to 6 p.m.). Smackdown Sunday will bring the judging. Free. thecuban Dunedin Highland Games: Saturday, great …


  1. Things To Do Planner: Car shows, Feast With the Beasts at the zoo, Gasp! Gasparilla Fringe Festival


    PARTY ANIMALS: Feast With the Beasts

    People check out the Ferraris on display at the 2012 Festivals of Speed in St. Petersburg’s North Straub Park. This year’s event is at Vinoy Park on April 2, featuring more than 300 exotic cars, motorcycles and luxury brands, as well as on-site cafes, smooth jazz, wine tasting, cigars and luxury lifestyle displays.
  2. 5 things to do under $5: Viola Davis, Highland Games parade, Billy Joel's Lords of 52nd Street


    1 USF Lecture Series: Viola Davis: The Oscar-, Emmy- and Tony-winning actor will give a free talk at the Tampa campus on Tuesday. Expect a crowd because the star of The Help, Doubt and How to Get Away With Murder has already made us cry a couple of times this year in her speeches collecting …

    Actor Viola Davis.
  3. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for March 29


    Chasco Fiesta: Located adjacent to the park on Bank Street, this year's nine-day festival carnival has a midway with a special area for younger children offering them more minimally frightening rides. 5 p.m., Sims Park, 5547 Main St., New Port Richey. Free to attend. Wristband for carnival rides: $15-$25 (varies …

    The Chasco Fiesta runs March 24-April 1 in downtown New Port Richey featuring 9 days of activities including carnival rides, music, boat and street parades, a Native American Festival and more.
  4. Cuban Sandwich Festival has become international competition


    Chefs from London took home top honors at last year's Cuban Sandwich Festival held annually in Ybor City.

    A Cuban Sandwich from Ybor City’s Stone Soup Company, a past world champion at the Cuban Sandwich Festival.
  5. Interview: WWE's Bayley talks defending her title at WrestleMania in Orlando


    Women's matches in professional wrestling once endured a regrettable reputation as popcorn breaks, bra and panties pillow fights populated with so-called "divas."

    As kids, Bayley and her brother wrestle and make up names.
  6. From a megafan, reasons to see WrestleMania 33 in Orlando


    It's not just a wrestling match.

    When World Wrestling Entertainment brings its largest event of the year, WrestleMania, it is a pop culture extravaganza. All the drama, the glitz and the pageantry that surrounds the ring is just as important as the athleticism inside. It's six hours of elaborate …

    Goldberg vs. Brock Lesnar 
w/ Paul Heyman