For the previous few years, most of Gabrielle Calise’s tales for the Tampa Bay Instances have been steeped in nostalgia or oddities. There was her 2019 story on the thong-clad ladies who as soon as made tons of cash promoting sizzling canines on the facet of busy roads in Tampa Bay. She’s written a few spaceship atop a Tampa strip membership, an annual custom of presidential candidate cookies and, most lately, wooden storks.
Calise first started culling via previous newspaper clippings and searching into landmarks as a Instances intern. Her curiosity led to a treasure trove of tales, which she