Early-morning shoppers gathered on Dec. 6, 2018, as Publix opened its first supermarket on a main college campus at the University of South Florida in Tampa.
Early-morning shoppers gathered on Dec. 6, 2018, as Publix opened its first supermarket on a main college campus at the University of South Florida in Tampa. OCTAVIO JONES Tampa Bay Times
Early-morning shoppers gathered on Dec. 6, 2018, as Publix opened its first supermarket on a main college campus at the University of South Florida in Tampa. OCTAVIO JONES Tampa Bay Times

Miami Herald Real Time/Breaking News reporter Howard Cohen, a 2017 Media Excellence Awards winner, has covered pop music, theater, health and fitness, obituaries, municipal government and general assignment. He started his career in the Features department at the Miami Herald in 1991.