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Discover the Tampa Bay area's best beaches for swimming, fishing, shelling and romantic strolls at sunset.
Hope Children's Home has been serving the Tampa community for more than 40 years taking in children that have been “discarded, abused, unwanted, or orphaned.”
Tampa Bay's top shoppping malls include WestWhore Plaza, Citrus Park Town Center Mall, Westfield Countryside Mall, Largo Mall and Westfield Sarasota Square.
Looking for a park in Tampa? Here are the top 10 parks in the city based on amenities offered.
Looking for something to do this Labor Day weekend? You've come to the right place! Here are the hot spots in Tampa for Labor Day Weekend.
Tampa has Italian restaurants aplenty and here are the Tampa Expert's choices for the top 10 Italian eateries.
There are several spots to see and be seen at on Tampa's South Howard Avenue, more commonly known as Soho. Here's a look at the best bars in Soho.
If you are planning on enjoying dinner and a show and just happen to want that show to be a Broadway performance and the food to be delicious then head to Maestro’s Restaurant to eat before heading to the theater for your entertainment.
Here is a list of five restaurants in Tampa Bay with a waterfront view.
Dinner Theatre - Early Bird Dinner Theatre, in Clearwater, is one of Tampa Bay's best values when it comes to enjoying a tasty dinner buffet and taking in an entertaining production put on by a professional theater group.
With school out kids are going to be looking for things to do this summer. Here's a list of some of the summer camps available in Tampa Bay.
This is a listing of the June 2013 Events at Tampa Theatre.
Tampa Bay Museum Exhibits in March 2009 – Guide to Tampa Bay Museum Exhibits in March 2009, including current information on exhibits at the Contemporary Art Museum at the University of South Florida, Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art and the The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.
Florida State Parks - There are more than a dozen Florida State Parks and Historic Sites in the Tampa Bay Area.
Looking for something to do in Downtown Dunedin? Here are some of the Tampa Guide's favorite places to go, things to see and things to do in Downtown Dunedin.
Since 1962, residents and visitors alike have flocked to the sandy white beaches of Fort De Soto County Park in Pinellas County.
Whether you enjoy hiking, biking, swimming, canoeing, kayaking or fishing, the Tampa Bay area offers plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities.
Grocery Stores Near USF Tampa Campus
These are the March Classes at the Industrial Arts Center
La Casa della Pasta is an Italian Dining Gem Hidden in Plain Sight
Tampa Bay's top art museums including the John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Salvador Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts, Tampa Museum of Art, and Contemporary Art Museum at University of South Florida.
Tampa Bay buffet reviews: CiCi's Pizza Buffet, Crazy Buffet, Fresh Harvest, Laughing Cat Bistro, and Lupton's Restaurant.
Looking for the TV Stations in Tampa Bay? You've come to the right place!
Whether you're planning for the end of the year or next weekend, you'll find a list of all of the Tampa Bay events we could find here on the Tampa Events Calendar. There is always something going on in Tampa.
The Shops at Wiregrass will host a Live Style-Off Fashion Show celebrating Fashion's Night Out on Sept. 6 from 6 to 9 p.m. benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children.
EATS! American Grill in South Tampa is a little eatery that packs a big punch with bold flavors and wonderful fare. Read my full review of EATS! Also
There are plenty of local movie theaters in the Tampa Bay area. Local movie theaters include theaters screening Hollywood blockbusters as well as independent and foreign films, special engagements and IMAX presentations.
Looking for something to do for date night but not quite sure what to do? You've come to the right place. This is part one of a series of articles filled with date ideas for couples in the Tampa Bay area.
Looking for something to do for date night but not quite sure what to do? You've come to the right place. This is part three of a series of articles filled with date ideas for couples in the Tampa Bay area.
The 12 annual Tampa Theatre Winefest will be held Friday through Sunday, Sept. 20-22, 2013.
Looking for a great place for sushi? Here are my top five picks for the best sushi spots in Tampa Bay.
Side Splitters Comedy Club and The Tampa Improv are the best places in Tampa to watch a comedy show.
A comprehensive list of Hillsborough County Parks; Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department manages more than 70,000 acres of parkland.
If you are looking for a concert venue in Tampa Bay you have come to the right place. This is part one of two to the list of concert venues in Tampa Bay.
Tampa has Mexican restaurants aplenty and here are the Tampa guide choices for the top Mexican eateries.
Main Street in Dunedin boasts a number of unique shops, art galleries and restaurants and exhibits the city's distinctive Scottish ambiance. Page 3.
Need a pint or a quart? Here are 10 Places to Grab a Beer in Tampa Bay.
Congratulations! You're getting married. One of the first things you're going to need is a marriage license. Here are some things you need to know about obtaining on in Tampa Bay.
Hillsborough River State Park, a 3,950-acre park found six miles south of Zephyrhills in Hillsborough County, offers a wide range of activities including hiking, swimming, canoeing and fishing.
The Historic Hyde Park Neighborhood Association will hold its Tenth Annual Home Tour on Saturday March 17, 2012.
Nude Nite Tampa will be held at at VF Warehouse located at 1601 North 39th St. March 6, 7 and 8, 2014. Tickets are available online or at the door. Admission
A listing of runs, dashes, 5Ks and more coming through Tampa Bay in 2014.
Accessible only by private boat or by ferry from nearby Honeymoon Island, Caladesi Island State Park boasts white sand beaches, great for sunbathing, swimming and shelling.
Looking for something to do for date night but not quite sure what to do? You've come to the right place. This is part two of a series of articles filled with date ideas for couples in the Tampa Bay area.
Looking for a spot that the whole family can enjoy? Here are 5 spots that will keep the whole gang entertained.
There is nothing better than nursing a martini while gossiping with friends, hanging out with a hot date or enjoying a great meal. Here are the top 10 places to enjoy a martini in Tampa.
Staycations in Florida make a lot of sense because we already have so much to do and see in our own backyards. If you can splurge a little and want to spend a weekend or even a week on St. Pete Beach here are three amazing hotels you should consider.
National Margarita Day is February, 22. Looking for a great place to celebrate the holiday? Here are 10 spots to get a margarita in Tampa Bay.
This is a list of the Tampa Guide's top picks for Sandwich Spots in Tampa Bay.
With summer comes lots of free time. Looking for something to do to fill that time? You've come to the right place. This 10 part series gives you an idea of 100 things to do in Tampa Bay this summer.
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art is home to a vast collection of art, the Museum of the Circus, the Cà d'Zan, the historic Asolo theater and gardens and grounds overlooking Sarasota Bay. The Ringling Museum is the legacy of John and Mable Ringling.
Metro PCS, 1-800-ASK-GARY, and Your Southern Ford Dealers will present the Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam® on Saturday, February 2 at 7 p.m. at Raymond James Stadium.
The historic downtown district of Tarpon Springs boasts restaurants and antique shops. Page 9.
The Tampa Guide caught an amazing St. Pete Sunset at Sloppy Joes on the Beach located inside the Bilmar Beach Resort. Here is the guide's review of the beach bar.
Eating at Melting Pot may seem out of your price range, but the Tampa Guide figured out a way to dine there for under $20!
Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Cardholders can enjoy free admission to select museums this summer in Tampa Bay.
Pollution and progress conspired to nearly destroy the Tampa Bay estuary. Several organizations, with the help of community volunteers, are working to restore the bay and safeguard it from environmental tragedy.
Looking for a place to shop until you drop? Here is a list of the malls in Tampa Bay.
Sometimes we just need a cupcake. Here's a listing of places in Tampa Bay to have your cupcake and eat it too.
Looking to eat healthy and still be able to dine out? Here are some healthy food options in Tampa Bay.
Looking for something to do for date night but not quite sure what to do? You've come to the right place. This is part five of a series of articles filled with date ideas for couples in the Tampa Bay area.
Wild Splash 2014 is scheduled for Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Coachman Park in Clearwater. Wild Splash 2014 will feature Wiz Khalifa, B.o.B, Rich Homie Quan,
A listing of events happening in October in the Tampa Bay area, featuring festivals, music, theater, stage, concerts and a variety of Halloween celebrations.
Located at 1111 N Mcmullen Booth Rd in Clearwater, Ruth Eckerd Hall is a not-for-profit organization that is committed to presenting the finest in performing arts and also providing performing arts education to all segments of our community.
Looking for things to get you in the holiday spirit in Tampa Bay? Just because there is no snow doesn't mean you have to be a Scrooge! Here are 10 Christmas Activities in Tampa Bay.
Luxe Fashion Group will host the annual Grand Prix Gala on Friday, March, 28, at 7 p.m. at One Progress Plaza in St, Petersburg. This event promises an
The 2014 Gasparilla Music Festival will take place on March 8 and 9 in Curtis Hixon Riverfront Park and Kiley Gardens Park. This event will feature musical
Pita Express on East Bearss Avenue in Tampa is one of those places that after you eat there once, you can be assured you will visit again and again.
TIMPANO Italian Chophouse is a must after a day of shopping in South Hyde Park, before a night of clubbing on Howard Avenue or simply for happy hour after work. This is the Tampa Guide's Review of TIMPANO Italian Chophouse.
Not your run-of-the-mill malls, these hot shopping spots offer patrons everything from upscale boutiques and fashion stores to quaint gift shops and fine dining.
Lowry Park Zoo hosts several events throughout the year that are not only a lot of fun, but also help fund this Tampa Bay attraction. Here’s a quick look at some of the events that are held annually at Lowry Park Zoo.
In Tampa Bay you probably won't ever find snow during the winter months, but with great weather throughout the holidays comes the unique opportunity to play in the sun, visit zoos and visit Busch Gardens. This year Busch Gardens is giving visitors lots of reasons to visit the park for Christmas.
Armani's is known for its authentic and delicious Northern Italian cuisine, sophisticated dining setting and its floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Tampa Bay.
Looking for a way to get all your holiday shopping done with ease while supporting local Tampa Bay businesses? Here are some of the November Shopping Events in Tampa Bay.
MOSI, Tampa's Museum of Science and Industry, offers more than 400 exhibits, live science demonstrations and an IMAX theater.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tampa is a great place for locals to eat, drink, dance and play.
If you are looking for a great deal for happy hour or for a late night’s snack at International Plaza then Brio Tuscan Grille is the place to go. This is the Tampa Guide's review of BRIO Tuscan Grille.
A guide to some of the events happening in September in the Tampa Bay area, featuring festivals, holiday events, music, theater, stage and concerts.
Looking for a Breast Cancer Fundraiser in Tampa? You've come to the right place. Here's a list of the breast cancer awareness events in Tampa Bay.
A guide to some of the events happening in July 15-21 in the Tampa Bay area, featuring festivals, holiday events, music, theater, stage and concerts.
Home of the Cultural and Natural History Center, Weedon Island Preserve features a 45-foot observation tower, 6,600 feet of ADA accessible boardwalk, more than 3 miles of hiking trails and a canoe launch and paddling trails.
Gas station gourmet? Those words don’t seem like they fit together but that was my experience at Wawa.
Bernini is a refreshing change of pace from the clubs and bars of Ybor City and a great place to have dinner with friends or that special someone.
Here's what's going on in Tampa Bay for Halloween
This is the Tampa Guide's Review of her experience with Cèsar A. Lara, M.D. Center for Weight Management.
Have you been to Howl-O-Scream yet? If so, what was your favorite part? If not, what are you waiting for? Personally, I'm terrified to go. I would need
The four beaches that make up the north beaches of Tampa Bay include Clearwater Beach, Sand Key Park, Indian Rocks Beach and Tiki Gardens-Indian Shores Beach. Here's everything you need to know about these four beaches.
UT - The University of Tampa is a comprehensive, private university located on approximately 100 acres of riverfront land in the heart of downtown Tampa which offers more than 120 majors, minors and pre-professional programs.
Bored with the usual national movie theater chains? Here are 5 places in Tampa Bay to watch a movie that are a little different from what has become the norm.
Brandon is a community located in unincorporated Hillsborough County east of Tampa.
Since June 1980, Adventure Island has offered Tampa Bay area residents and visitors an enjoyable way to beat summer heat with 30 acres of water rides, ranging from the Aruba Tuba to the Water Moccasin.
Here is a list of Military Freebies for Memorial Day in Tampa Bay
The Salvador Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg is home to the most comprehensive collection of works produced by the Spanish surrealist. The Dalí Museum preserves the artist's legacy, making his work available for the enjoyment and education of visitors.
Here's a quick look at the Day Camps being offered by Busch Gardens of Tampa Bay this summer.
The following are Tampa Bay events, September 22-30. If you're looking for something fun to do in September, you've come to the right place.
Tampa Hotels & Motels: A guide to lodging in Tampa near the Tampa International Airport and Raymond James Stadium.
In January 2014, the Florida Orchestra will perform hits from Beethoven, Brahms and James Bond. This is a listing of their January 2014 schedule.
If you can make it over to Cooper’s Hawk Winery in Tampa before the end of happy hour you will be delighted by the selection of discounted appetizers and wines.
Tampa Bay Club Sport is a group of adult sports leagues that includes soccer, softball, flag football, golf, basketball, kickball, volleyball, cornhole, boot camp, paddleboard, bowling and tennis.
Looking for a spot that the whole family can enjoy? Here are 5 more spots that will keep the whole gang entertained. This is part two of family friendly spots in Tampa.
Every February residents of Tampa get a little State Fair crazy.
Myakka River - At 53 square miles, Myakka River State Park is one of Florida's premier parks. The Wild and Scenic Myakka River through the park which also boasts a rare Florida ecosystem, the dry prairie.
Opa! Looking to go Greek for lunch or dinner? Here's a listing of Greek Restaurants in Tampa Bay.
Military Museum - The Armed Forces History Museum in Largo opened its doors in 2008 and boasts a vast collection of military memorabilia.
The following are Tampa Bay events, September 8-14. If you're looking for something fun to do in September, you've come to the right place.
Looking for something to do for date night but not quite sure what to do? You've come to the right place. This is part four of a series of articles filled with date ideas for couples in the Tampa Bay area.
The following are Tampa Bay events, September 15-21. If you're looking for something fun to do in September, you've come to the right place.
This is a review of the Tampa Guide's first time in a speed boat.
Located in Trinity, FL, Havana Dreamers Cafe offers up delicious and inexpensive breakfast and lunch. Havana Dreamers Cafe is also the best place in Trinity
Jazz Society - The Suncoast Dixieland Jazz Society is a not-for-profit organization which promotes the performance, preservation and perpetuation of Dixieland jazz music.
Sea Dog Brewery has a fun vibe to it with a rustic feel. Full liquor bar, several beers to choose from and a menu complete with beer pairing ideas are just a few things that make it a great new bar in Clearwater.
When it comes to Waterfront dining Hula Bay is one of the swankiest spots to do it. Not only can you eat while watching all the boats go by, you can relax poolside with a beverage in hand after
Here is a quick look at Coyote Ugly Saloon.
Tampa Bay Halloween Events – Guide to Halloween Events in Tampa Bay. Page 2.
The Caliente 2014 Bare Dare 5K will be held Sunday, May, 4, 2014 at Caliente Clothing Optional Resort in Land O' Lakes. If you dream about running through
Introducing Weeki Wachee: Located In: Hernando County Population: 12 (Source: U.S. Census 2004 estimate)
Feld Motor Sports will host two Monster Jam events at Raymond James Stadium in 2014.
Here's everything you need to know about the 2013 Festival of Chocolate at MOSI.
This is the Tampa Guide's review of the Whistle Stop Grill and Bar in Safety Harbor.
Looking for a place to play Mini Golf in Tampa Bay? Here's a listing of places to whack a ball with a putter.
Tampa - The city of Tampa is the largest metropolitan area in the Tampa Bay region and the third most populous city in Florida.
Lead an expedition into Lowry Park Zoo's various habitats such as Asian Gardens, Wallaroo Station, Safari Africa & Ituri Forest, Free Flight Aviaries and Primate World.
Belleair Shore - The Town of Belleair Shore, possibly the smallest town in the state, is a quaint community consisting entirely of private residences set along the Gulf of Mexico along Gulf Boulevard.
Located in downtown St. Petersburg, Sab Cafe is features fast casual Asian food. This is the Tampa Guide's review of the place.
The St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts houses collections of European, American, Pre-Columbian and Asian art and photography. The Museum of Fine Arts is found in downtown St. Petersburg on the waterfront.
Just when you thought you had heard of every gift idea possible in the Tampa Bay area, here comes Poop Fudge. It's edible, it looks gross and it tastes great. It's Poop Fudge. Yes, you read this description correctly-it's fudge that looks like poop.
For the first time in the park’s 53-year history, visitors to Christmas Town will experience all-new evening attractions, shows and shopping from 6 to 11 p.m. every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night, Nov. 30 through Dec. 23.
Alafia River State Park, found near Lithia in Hillsborough County, offers off-road mountain bicycle trails, horseback riding trails, hiking, fishing and bird-watching.
Established in 1927, St. Petersburg College has grown from a small community college to a major educational establishment offering two-year and four-year degrees at 10 learning sites scattered throughout Pinellas County.
If you’re looking for high quality food and drinks in a classy lounge setting near Tampa International Airport, then the lounge at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse on N. Westshore Blvd. may be just what you seek.
This is the Tampa Guide's review of the Sandpearl Spa located in the Sandpearl Resort Clearwater Beach.
Spark & Hustle Tampa will be held Tuesday, June, 19, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in Tampa.
Karamu XXVI, the signature gala at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo, returns this Saturday, April 12 with a bright and festive atmosphere inspired by the theme
Looking for some Irish-style revelry? Check out these Tampa Bay area Irish Pubs.
Carmel Cafe and Wine Bar serves Modern Mediterranean cuisine with wine in four locations in Tampa Bay including Countryside, Carrollwood, Sarasota and South Tampa.
The Tampa Guide's Review of the Original Hooters.
On a recent trip to Dough by Datz in South Tampa I took a chance and tried some new things I've never had before. I ordered a banana nut doughnut their
This is the Tampa Expert's Review of the Sandpearl Resort Clearwater Beach.
Located at the corner of 3rd Street North and Central Avenue, the Lucky Dill offers New York Style dining and catering. Owner Ken O' Bannon promises “fresh food, large portions and great service done New York style- right here in the heart of St. Petersburg.”
Getting married? Congratulations! Here are a few venues to consider for your big day!
If you are looking for a concert venue in Tampa Bay you have come to the right place. This is part two of two to the list of concert venues in Tampa Bay.
A guide to some of the events happening in April in the Tampa Bay area, featuring festivals, holiday events, music, theater, stage and concerts.
Tampa Guide Review of Old Northeast Tavern.
The following are Tampa Bay events, September 1-7. If you're looking for something fun to do in September, you've come to the right place.
Anna Maria - The city of Anna Maria, found on the northern tip of Anna Maria Island on Tampa Bay, is a residential community known for world class beaches, old Florida lifestyle and great fishing.
The Arena Football League's Tampa Bay Storm shares the St. Pete Times Forum with the National Hockey League's Tampa Bay Lightning.
Tampa Bay Halloween Events – Guide to Halloween Events in Tampa Bay
Anclote Key - Anclote Key Preserve State Park, a barrier island located about three miles northwest of Tarpon Springs in the Gulf of Mexico, boasts four miles of beautiful beaches, primitive camping and picnicking.
Safety Harbor - The city of Safety Harbor, in Pinellas County on the shore of Tampa Bay, has been inhabited for thousands of years. Incorporated in 1917, the city's mineral springs gave rise to the popular Safety Harbor Spa and Resort.
Want to try the food at a bunch of restaurants in Tampa Bay but don't want to visit them all? Visit a local taste event and sample dishes from many of the restaurants in the Tampa Bay area.