Holidays

Where To Recycle Your Christmas Tree

The holidays are over, now what do you do with your dead Christmas tree carcass? Bay News 9 has listed a number of Christmas tree "recycling" programs for you to dispose of your tree. Click HERE and then scroll through the various counties and locations.  

New Year's Eve Fireworks Safety Tips

One Tampa Bay Area fireworks retailer is stressing safety this New Year's Eve. Phantom Fireworks in Tampa has published safety tips and guidelines on their website. They are well-worth checking out. Go to fireworks.com. Have a safe New Year's Eve... and remember, "What Go's Up Must Come Down". Please don't shoot bullets into the air.…

UPDATE: Where To Find New Years Eve Fireworks

Everyone loves fireworks! Why not bring in 2019 with a bang? Below is a list of firework displays around the Tampa Bay area this year for New Years Eve by TampaBay.com (to see more locations click here).  You're sure to find one that's close to you: Clearwater Beach - Fireworks will be shot off Sand Key in…

How To Listen To Q105 On Alexa

Did you receive a new Alexa device this Christmas? Having trouble listening to Tampa Bay's Q105 on Alexa? Well, here's everything you need to know about being able to use Alexa as your in-home music device. Download the Alexa App on to your smartphone. Open the menu and go to "Skills & Games" Find the…

Steve Perry Shares His Favorite Christmas Classic

Former Journey frontman Steve Perry shares stream of his cover of festive classic Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas. Perry says: “This has been a big year of firsts for me. In keeping with that spirit, I thought I'd record a little Christmas card song and send it out to you to thank you for…

Holiday Safety Tips

Winter holidays are a time for families and friends to get together. But that also means a greater risk for fire. Following a few simple tips from the National Fire Protection Association will ensure a happy and fire-safe holiday season. Holiday Decorating: Be careful with holiday decorations. Choose decorations that are flame resistant or flame…

Play in the snow in St. Petersburg at Snow Blast (VIDEO)

Looking for some fun entertainment during the Christmas holidays? How about a good old fashioned snow ball fight or some snow sledding? Think it can't happen here in the Tampa Bay area? Well think again! Snow has made its way here to Florida. The Tyrone Square Mall has been turned into a winter wonderland. Inside…

NORAD Santa Tracker

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (otherwise known as NORAD) will be tracking Santa Clause during his flight on Christmas Eve. Get the kids in front of a computer and log on to NORADsanta.org

First Day Of Winter

The Meteorologist in me feels compelled to point out that today is the first day of Winter. Actually, Winter is officially called the Winter Solstice which begins at 5:23pm today, Friday, December 21. This is the astronomical first day of winter in the Northern Hemisphere. The Winter Solstice is the day with the fewest hours of…