Sue Carlton, Tampa Bay Times

Sue Carlton

Tampa Bay Times

Tampa, FL, United States

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Past articles by Sue:

Mayor Jane Castor’s relationship with Tampa’s Black communities? The jury’s still out.

As she heads into a second term, Black leaders say more needs to be done, but praise the mayor’s willingness to listen. → Read More

For South Tampa District 4 seat, Bill Carlson bests challenger Blake Casper

The Tampa City Council member who has pushed back against Mayor Jane Castor’s agenda holds on to the job. → Read More

After nearly a century of fixing Tampa’s flat tires, downtown Firestone closes

The business that serviced judges from nearby courthouses and motorists coming off the highway makes way for future courthouse expansion. → Read More

Nashville to Tampa: Hey, nice Riverwalk you got there. How’d you do it?

Tampa’s popular 2.6-mile path that winds along the Hillsborough River caught the eye of Nashville officials considering their own riverfront. → Read More

Mayor Jane Castor’s partner vowed not to lobby the city. How’d that go?

The mayor’s significant other is Ana Cruz, who’s Tampa’s 1st Lady on Twitter. And in a political twist, Cruz’s mother is now running for city council. → Read More

Tampa prosecutor wants Florida Supreme Court to tell DeSantis to reinstate him

In his latest post-trial appeal, ousted Hillsborough State Attorney Andrew Warren is looking for relief from the state’s highest court. → Read More

The Tampa prosecutor ousted by Gov. DeSantis files a federal appeal

Andrew Warren, removed as Hillsborough County’s state attorney last fall, is now taking his case to a higher court. → Read More

As downtown booms, historic Tampa Heights next door is seeing change, too

To fanfare, a mixed-use apartment development just broke ground in the neighborhood that has been around well over a century. → Read More

When hipsters in Tampa ask where those in the know go, Sam’s their man

After cruising around the world, Sam Chambers is concierge at Asher, one of Water Street’s sleek new high rises. → Read More

Tampa’s Encore development and Faedo’s restaurant in a legal dust-up

The high-rise community is suing the popular restaurant that closed there in 2020. Michelle Faedo says conditions there made her leave. → Read More

Tampa’s Wine Exchange is leaving Hyde Park Village after more than 30 years

Locals say they’re sad that the mainstay restaurant at the outdoor shopping mecca will soon close. → Read More

Andrew Warren to DeSantis: Take back your suspension

A pointed email from the suspended Hillsborough state attorney to the governor Wednesday suggests a change of heart. → Read More

So what does ousted state attorney Andrew Warren do now?

Warren has several legal options, including a direct appeal to the Florida Supreme Court. → Read More

‘This is not over.’ Judge says DeSantis was wrong, but declines to restore Andrew Warren to office

U.S. District Judge Robert L. Hinkle ruled that DeSantis violated the state constitution when he suspended the Hillsborough state attorney — but stopped short of returning Warren to office. → Read More

Those high egg prices have Tampa Bay scrambling to make do

Restaurants and consumers are dealing with the eye-popping cost of a dozen eggs thanks to the deadly bird flu and other factors. → Read More

Tampa’s Florida Aquarium just had its best attendance since it opened in 1995

Some 925,000 visitors came through the doors of the conservation-based facility, which today sits at a thriving corner of downtown. → Read More

In Warren vs. DeSantis, here’s what the judge might be considering

There’s no ruling more than five weeks after the suspended Hillsborough state attorney went to trial against the governor to try to win his job back. → Read More

At Christmas, Tampa’s Hyde Park Village lost Vineyard Vines, Ella Bing Haberdashery

The well-known whale-logoed apparel store and the Tampa-based men’s accessories shop both closed even as holiday shoppers filled the outdoor center. → Read More

Living in Tampa is suddenly hot. So exactly who’s in those shiny new towers?

From tony Water Street to Armature Works to storied Bayshore Boulevard, who’s getting those pricey skyline and water views? → Read More

Is downtown Tampa closer to opening up a cruise port to extend the Riverwalk?

The subject of turning waterfront property behind a cruise terminal into a Riverwalk extension was the talk of Tuesday’s Port Tampa Bay meeting. → Read More