The FBI now says it was not pipe bombs that went off at the Eagle Ridge Mall in Lake Wales Sunday. Someone wrapped flares in duct tape which caused some damage, but no one was hurt. Lakes Wales police are asking for your help with any information.
Pier 60 is closed for repairs. The city needs to shut down about half the Pier through February 2nd to upgrade the bait house with new siding and air conditioning, and repair the pavilions. The front half of the Pier is open for this weekend.
The city of Tampa will hold a meeting today to get input on autism-friendly playgrounds. There are plans for three such playgrounds. If you’d like to join the discussion be at the meeting which starts at 6 pm at the Lloyd Copeland Park Community Center.