Florida mayor's official SUV is literally a pimpmobile

Sometimes, fiscal responsibility and the prostitutional arts collide and a choice has to be made: let the taxpayers pay foot the bill for a car payment or drive around in a GMC Yukon Denali formerly used for the transportation of escorts? Mayor Bob Buckhorn of made the right choice. Now he's big pimpin' in T-A-M-P-A. » 8/31/11 2:00pm 8/31/11 2:00pm

Giant Florida Sinkhole Swallows Toyota Camry

A giant sinkhole opened up underneath the parking lot of a condo complex near the University of South Florida in Tampa, taking an entire Toyota Camry with it. The car disappeared down the sinkhole minutes after this photo was taken. » 7/12/10 5:15pm 7/12/10 5:15pm

Can't Afford To Pay For That $16K Paint Job? Send Mom To Pick Up The Car

According to a shop owner who posts at TampaRacing.com, a customer asked for $16,000 in custom work on a base model automatic Toyota Celica of unknown vintage, and even fronted the money for the material costs, without actually deciding how he was going to pay for it. Realizing this, after four months of work, the… » 8/12/08 2:40pm 8/12/08 2:40pm

More Old Cars Than You Ever Believed Possible Down On The Tampa Street

We're mighty pleased with the vast quantities of DOTS Bonus shots from our readers these days, and some readers are going the extra mile and shooting multiple cars found street-parked in their towns. We saw Warpig's Oslo-O-Rama last week, and now it's NiceNurseRatched's turn. NiceNurseRatched lives in Tampa and she's… » 6/05/08 2:00pm 6/05/08 2:00pm

Demolition Man: Florida Driver Assaults Duplex With Altima

In the long-standing battle between Texas and Florida for American Capital of Weird-Ass Events, the Sunshine State lobbed a salvo yesterday that contained one of the most nonsensical excuses we've ever heard. Jorel Estera, a 30 year-old Tampa motorist, lost control of his 2000 Nissan Altima, hopped a curb, and crashed… » 7/18/05 11:25am 7/18/05 11:25am