The weather was sunny and dry and perfect for a parade. Gasparilla, named after a legendary pirate who reportedly terrorized Western Florida in the late s, is the largest street party of the year in Tampa. Hundreds of Gasparilla revelers and pirates prepare at the Tampa Yacht Club early Saturday morning for the parade. It's where they get their makeup applied by professional stylists and schmooze with some of the power brokers from the city and state. On Saturday Gov. Rick Scott, Atty.
4 Girls Flashing on the Streets of Tampa for Gasparilla - clivetern.com
They analyzed hours of revelry and reached interesting conclusions. This year, the Times tried a similar study of Gasparilla: Is the sight of flashing for beads, which peaked a few years ago, extinct? One reporter's conclusion — yes. There was unintentional exposure. In some scanty outfits, just dancing or jumping did the trick. But no overt flashing.