New LGBTQ+-friendly St. Pete restaurant Zoie’s hopes to open by Halloween weekend | Openings & Closings | Tampa

There are a decent amount of spots in The Burg’ where you can watch drag shows, but not many where you can chow down on catfish hush puppies while slipping queens some cash. With its motto of “a place for everyone,” St. Pete’s newest Southern restaurant and entertainment hub Zoie’s will finally debut this month … Read more

A History Of The World In 100 Animals By Simon Barnes

Cover, A History of the World in 100 Animals Photo credit: Pegasus This is not your grandmother’s “A is for Aardvark” catalog of the world’s animals. Simon Barnes’ A History of the World in 100 Animals is a look at 100 animal species and taxa that have helped shaped human pre-history and history. What’s more, … Read more

Amid soaring energy costs, public pushes back against We Energies’ proposed rate hike

As heating costs climb this winter, some residents are bucking plans by Wisconsin’s largest utility to raise electric and gas rates beginning next year. During public hearings Wednesday, people weighed in on an 8.4 percent increase in electric rates and a 10.7 percent hike in gas rates proposed by Milwaukee-based We Energies. Residents in the … Read more