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Come see what happened behind the scenes with Rays

Published February 28, 2007



Every wonder what goes on behind the scenes at a Tampa Bay Devil Rays game? Representatives from the organization will share their experiences during a free event Thursday at Eckerd College Continuing Education Center, 4200 54th Ave. S. The talk starts at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 864-7600.


Spring training begins Friday

Speaking of the Devil Rays, Friday is the first day of spring training. The home team takes on the New York Yankees at Progress Energy Park, 230 First St. S. The start is planned for 1:05 p.m. Tickets are $7-$20. Information: or (727) 898-RAYS.


Causeway Bridge closed part of today

The Treasure Island Causeway Bridge will be closed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today for the delivery of structural steel.

Westbound traffic will be detoured at 79th Street on Causeway Isles to Causeway Boulevard. Eastbound traffic will be detoured at 104th Avenue, except for local traffic to the Treasure Island Tennis and Yacht Club and Paradise Boulevard.

Traffic to and from Treasure Island is being directed through Madeira Beach to the north and the Corey Causeway in St. Pete Beach to the south. Boat traffic will not be affected by the closure.

[Last modified February 27, 2007, 20:36:08]

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