Tampa Bay: Most Popular Articles
Discover the Tampa Bay area's best beaches for swimming, fishing, shelling and romantic strolls at sunset.
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.
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.
Here is a list of five restaurants in Tampa Bay with a waterfront view.
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.
Here's a quick look at Datz in South Tampa.
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.
Florida State Parks - There are more than a dozen Florida State Parks and Historic Sites in the Tampa Bay Area.
Since 1962, residents and visitors alike have flocked to the sandy white beaches of Fort De Soto County Park in Pinellas County.
Tampa Bay buffet reviews: CiCi's Pizza Buffet, Crazy Buffet, Fresh Harvest, Laughing Cat Bistro, and Lupton's Restaurant.
Whether you enjoy hiking, biking, swimming, canoeing, kayaking or fishing, the Tampa Bay area offers plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities.
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.
Looking for a great place for sushi? Here are my top five picks for the best sushi spots in Tampa Bay.
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.
Grocery Stores Near USF Tampa Campus
This is a list of the Tampa Guide's top picks for Sandwich Spots in Tampa Bay.
Looking for the TV Stations in Tampa Bay? 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 three of a series of articles filled with date ideas for couples in the Tampa Bay area.
Side Splitters Comedy Club and The Tampa Improv are the best places in Tampa to watch a comedy show.
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.
La Casa della Pasta is an Italian Dining Gem Hidden in Plain Sight
This is a listing of the March 2013 Events at Tampa Theatre.
Looking for a place to shop until you drop? Here is a list of the malls in Tampa Bay.
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.
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.
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.
Looking for a spot that the whole family can enjoy? Here are 5 spots that will keep the whole gang entertained.
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.
Here you will find the top places to watch fireworks in Tampa Bay for the Fourth of July.
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.
Looking to eat healthy and still be able to dine out? Here are some healthy food options 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.
MOSI, Tampa's Museum of Science and Industry, offers more than 400 exhibits, live science demonstrations and an IMAX theater.
Need a pint or a quart? Here are 10 Places to Grab a Beer in Tampa Bay.
This is the Tampa Guide's Review of her experience with Cèsar A. Lara, M.D. Center for Weight Management.
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.
Main Street in Dunedin boasts a number of unique shops, art galleries and restaurants and exhibits the city's distinctive Scottish ambiance. Page 3.
Tampa has Mexican restaurants aplenty and here are the Tampa guide choices for the top Mexican eateries.
Military Museum - The Armed Forces History Museum in Largo opened its doors in 2008 and boasts a vast collection of military memorabilia.
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.
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.
Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Cardholders can enjoy free admission to select museums this summer in Tampa Bay.
Here's a quick look at the Day Camps being offered by Busch Gardens of Tampa Bay this summer.
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.
A comprehensive list of Hillsborough County Parks; Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department manages more than 70,000 acres of parkland.
Looking for a place to play Mini Golf in Tampa Bay? Here's a listing of places to whack a ball with a putter.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tampa is a great place for locals to eat, drink, dance and play.
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.
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.
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.
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.
These are the March Classes at the Industrial Arts Center
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.
Sometimes we just need a cupcake. Here's a listing of places in Tampa Bay to have your cupcake and eat it too.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 2011.
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.
The Arena Football League's Tampa Bay Storm shares the St. Pete Times Forum with the National Hockey League's Tampa Bay Lightning.
The historic downtown district of Tarpon Springs boasts restaurants and antique shops. Page 9.
A guide to some of the events happening in August in the Tampa Bay area, featuring festivals, holiday events, music, theater, stage and concerts.
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.
Armani's is known for its authentic and delicious Northern Italian cuisine, sophisticated dining setting and its floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Tampa Bay.
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.
Temple Terrace – The city of Temple Terrace is situated near I-4, I-75 and I-275, in northeastern Hillsborough County, giving it easy access to all of the Tampa Bay area as well as Lakeland and Orlando.
Burrito Boarder is only good if you eat there after a night of drinking- at least that was my opinion of the place after (according to many people I talked to) I made the mistake of trying it sober.
Looking for a bar or restaurant in Channelside? Here's a listing of what you can expect to find there.
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.
Whiskey North is a nightclub on North Dale Mabry Highway in Tampa Bay. The club regularly features Latin Nights, Hip Hop and Teen Nights.
Gas station gourmet? Those words don’t seem like they fit together but that was my experience at Wawa.
Art Museum - The University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum is home to an extensive collection of contemporary art and plays host to significant exhibitions.
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.
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.
This is the Tampa Guide's review of the Whistle Stop Grill and Bar in Safety Harbor.
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.
Alafia River State Park, found near Lithia in Hillsborough County, offers off-road mountain bicycle trails, horseback riding trails, hiking, fishing and bird-watching.
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.
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.
WaZoo Beer Fest, recognized as one of the “10 Great Beer Festivals in the Country” by USA Today, returns Saturday, August 2 from 7:30-10:30 p.m. at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo.
You ain't scared of no ghost! If you are looking for ghosts in the Tampa Bay area, here's a list of spots to get your paranormal hunt started.
A guide to some of the events happening in July in the Tampa Bay area, featuring festivals, holiday events, music, theater, stage and concerts.
Looking for some Irish-style revelry? Check out these Tampa Bay area Irish Pubs.
Since 1977, Heritage Village, Pinellas County's 21-acre living history museum, has let visitors step into the past as the explore more than two dozen historic buildings nestled amongst the natural pine and palmetto landscape.
A guide to some of the events happening July 8 through the 14 in the Tampa Bay area, featuring festivals, holiday events, music, theater, stage and concerts.
Rum Runners - bar listing. Tampa Bay.
Tampa Bay Comic Con is a comic book convention that will be held Friday, August, 1 through Sunday, August, 3, 2014 at the Tampa Convention Center located at 333 S Franklin St.
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.
Every February residents of Tampa get a little State Fair crazy.
A guide to some of the events happening December 1-7 in the Tampa Bay area, featuring festivals, holiday events, music, theater, stage and concerts.
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.”
This is a review of the Tampa Guide's first time in a speed boat.
Dade City - City of Dade City, the county seat of Pasco County, is situated in rolling hills north of Tampa.
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!
What’s on your Tampa Bay Bucket List?
Find out all the hotspots for where to go in Tampa this Fourth of July
For 25 years, Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo has served up one of the biggest, tastiest and wildest all-inclusive food festivals in the Bay area known as Zoofari. On Saturday, November 5, bring your biggest appetite to this 25th anniversary fundraising feast at the Zoo.
The Island Way Grill is a seafood restaurant located at 20 Island Way in Clearwater Beach, Fla.
A listing of runs, dashes, 5Ks and more coming through Tampa Bay in 2014.
Largo Cultural Center - A profile of the Largo Cultural Center, the city's centerpiece for the Largo Central Park complex and home to a variety of musical performances, stage productions and community events.
Getting married? Congratulations! Here are a few venues to consider for your big day!
When it comes to steak, some say "the bloodier the better". Whether you like your steak still mooing
Tampa Bay Halloween Events – Guide to Halloween Events in Tampa Bay
Werner-Boyce Salt Springs - Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park, found in Pasco County near the city of Port Richey, is one of the most recent additions to the Florida State Park system and currently offers a nature trail, restroom facilities and inshore saltwater fishing.
Tampa Hotels & Motels: A guide to lodging in Tampa near the Tampa International Airport and Raymond James Stadium.
The Tampa Guide's Review of the Original Hooters.
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.
Tampa - The city of Tampa is the largest metropolitan area in the Tampa Bay region and the third most populous city in Florida.
Since 1984, visitors and residents have made use of this 95-acre park just south of Clearwater Beach as a favorite destination for swimming, fishing, surfing, sunbathing and shelling.
A guide to some of the events happening May 8-14 in the Tampa Bay area such as festivals, holiday events, music, theater, stage and concerts.
Here are the links to all the school calendars in the Tampa Bay area and a bit beyond.
Tampa Bay Halloween Events – Guide to Halloween Events in Tampa Bay. Page 2.
Here is a list of Military Freebies for Memorial Day in Tampa Bay
In January 2014, the Florida Orchestra will perform hits from Beethoven, Brahms and James Bond. This is a listing of their January 2014 schedule.
For boat sales, slip rentals and outboard motor repair, visit Pass-A-Grille Marina. Page 10.
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.
A guide to some of the events happening July 1 through the 7 in the Tampa Bay area, featuring festivals, holiday events, music, theater, stage and concerts.
This is the Tampa Guide's review of the Sandpearl Spa located in the Sandpearl Resort Clearwater Beach.
Longboat Key - the town of Longboat Key, split between Manatee and Sarasota counties in the Tampa Bay area, boasts clear Gulf waters, pristine beaches and great waterfront dining opportunities.
The University of South Florida, located in Tampa, is one of the nation's top public research universities, offering 219 degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate, specialty and doctoral levels.
Tropicana Field, home of Major League Baseball's Tampa Bay Rays.
Largo - The city of Largo, in the heart of Pinellas County, is tucked between St. Petersburg and the county's beautiful beaches and is home to Heritage Village, Largo Cultural Center and the Armed Forces Military Museum.
Learn about the charm of Haslam's Book Store in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Indian Rocks Beach - The city of Indian Rocks Beach, found on a barrier island in Pinellas County on the Gulf of Mexico, is home to the Beach Art Center and many beautiful parks and beaches.
Looking for fun things to do on the beaches of Tampa Bay? Christie Bruner of Bruner Fitness offers some family beach games for fun and fitness!
This is a restaurant review by the Tampa Bay Guide of Wright’s Gourmet House.
Here's everything you need to know about the 2013 Festival of Chocolate at MOSI.
Holmes Beach - The city of Holmes Beach, found in Manatee County on the Gulf of Mexico, is the largest of the three island cities on Anna Maria Island, is home to almost 5,000 permanent residents and is a top Tampa Bay area tourist destination.
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.
Belleair - The Town of Belleair, located in Pinellas County on Florida's west coast, is bordered on the north by Clearwater, on the east by Largo, on the south by Belleair Bluffs, and on the west by Clearwater Harbor and the county's barrier islands that contain some of the best beaches in the state.
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.
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.
A guide to some of the events happening October 8 through the 14 in the Tampa Bay area, featuring festivals, holiday events, music, theater, stage and concerts.
Looking for something to do with your Valentine in Tampa Bay? Here are some ideas for ways to show your Valentine you care.
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.
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.
Feld Motor Sports will host two Monster Jam events at Raymond James Stadium in 2014.
Tampa Bay New Year's Eve Parties – Guide to Tampa Bay New Year's Eve Parties, including information on St. Petersburg's First Night, Sarasota's New Year's Eve Street Party and Aqua-Eve at the Florida Aquarium.
St. Pete Beach - Boasting beautiful beaches, the city of St. Pete Beach has long been a favorite tourist destination and is home to both year-round and seasonal residents.
For those adrenalin junkies looking for invigorating rides and exciting attractions, Tampa Bay area theme parks provide plenty of pulse-pounding thrills.
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.
A guide to some of the events happening August 1 through the 7 in the Tampa Bay area, featuring festivals, holiday events, music, theater, stage and concerts.
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.
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.
The Second Annual Hattie McDaniel Breast Cancer Awareness Brunch will take place Sept. 15, at the Seminole Garden Center, 5800 N. Central Ave., in Tampa.
The 15 Annual Bern’s Winefest being held April, 20, through the 23, offers four days to indulge in all your wildest culinary and wine fantasies.