July 28, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 4/28/2014

"It's about more than just the party."

-- Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn

Whom did the announcer at Raymond James Stadium think he was kidding?

Minutes before the 15th annual International Indian Film Academy Awards kicked off Saturday night — of course, later than scheduled — his voice reminded fans the show was being recorded for television:

"We request you to not have too much movement in the audience."

Fat chance with this crowd.

Opening with highlights of previous IIFA celebrations that Tampa hoped to equal, the mood was part rock show, part pep rally.

Read more at the Tampa Bay Times.

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