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Tampa’s Expo Hall Seeking More Rock! 1985 STORY

By Bob Andelman May 3, 1985 Frank Zaccaro, new events coordinator for the Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall in Tampa, says promoters and patrons can look for the facility to actively pursue major rock music concerts in the immediate future…. Continue Reading →

Elton John pounds life into old faves! 1986 CONCERT REVIEW

By Bob Andelman September 23, 1986   With each encore, the audience waited. And waited. And waited. (There were three encores. That’s a lotta waiting.) When is he going to do it? they wondered. When is Elton John going to… Continue Reading →

Tedd Webb: The Sports Answer-Man in Tampa Bay! PROFILE

By Bob Andelman (Originally published in Sports Arena, October 1987) Got a question about sports? Tedd Webb is the answer. There are days when it seems like this familiar face and radio voice knows every sports player, team, scouting
report and… Continue Reading →

The Unknown Man: College official, bank robber William Strawn

(The following story appeared in Tampa Bay Life in 1989.) Rosie Owen just wanted to cash a check. What she got that clear November morning was a few minutes of sheer terror that will last a lifetime. “I had just… Continue Reading →

Food Fight! Sweetbay to Publix: “See If You Can Guess What I Am Now!”

Interview: Shelly Broader, president of Kash n’ Karry/Sweetbay Supermarket. By Bob Andelman (This story originally appeared in the October 2005 issue of the Maddux Business Report, published in St. Petersburg, Florida. The story below is the unedited version and includes… Continue Reading →

R.I.P., Jon Rock n Roll Anthony

(I used to write a bi-weekly column, “RadioRadio,” for Players magazine in the Tampa Bay area. The following story about the late Q105 DJ Jon ‘Rock & Roll’ Anthony, originally appeared there in 1990. Read more about Anthony at TeddWebb.com.)… Continue Reading →

A Day in the Life of Bill McBride and Alex Sink, 1989! FLORIDA BUSINESS

(Former Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bill McBride died suddenly today, December 23, 2012. It saddened me greatly as I always enjoyed interviewing him and just being in his company over the years. He and his wife, Alex Sink, were delightful… Continue Reading →

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