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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.
Tampa has Italian restaurants aplenty and here are the choices for the top 10 Italian eateries.
Looking for a park in Tampa? Here are the top 10 parks in the city based on amenities offered.
Here is a list of five restaurants in Tampa Bay with a waterfront view.
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.
A look at the bars on South Howard Avenue in Tampa Bay
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.
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.
Whether you enjoy hiking, biking, swimming, canoeing, kayaking or fishing, the Tampa Bay area offers plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities.
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.
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.
This is the Tampa Guide's Review of her experience with Cèsar A. Lara, M.D. Center for Weight Management.
Tampa has Mexican restaurants aplenty and here are the Tampa guide choices for the top Mexican eateries.
Concert venues across the Tampa Bay area are gearing up for a busy April schedule featuring rock, blues, classical and alternative music.
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 spot that the whole family can enjoy? Here are 5 spots that will keep the whole gang entertained.
MOSI, Tampa's Museum of Science and Industry, offers more than 400 exhibits, live science demonstrations and an IMAX theater.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This is a list of the Tampa Guide's top picks for Sandwich Spots in Tampa Bay.
Looking for a place to play Mini Golf in Tampa Bay? Here's a listing of places to whack a ball with a putter.
Here you will find the top 10 places to watch fireworks in Tampa Bay for the Fourth of July.
Need a pint or a quart? Here are 10 Places to Grab a Beer in Tampa Bay.
Looking for the TV Stations in Tampa Bay? You've come to the right place!
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.
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.
Looking for a great place for sushi? Here are my top five picks for the best sushi spots 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.
Looking to eat healthy and still be able to dine out? Here are some healthy food options in Tampa Bay.
The Fenway Hotel, located just south of Main Street in downtown Dunedin, is possibly the city's most recognizable historic landmark. Page 2.
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.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tampa is a great place for locals to eat, drink, dance and play.
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.
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.
Sometimes we just need a cupcake. Here's a listing of places in Tampa Bay to have your cupcake and eat it too.
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.
Grocery Stores Near USF Tampa Campus
Side Splitters Comedy Club and The Tampa Improv are the best places in Tampa to watch a comedy show.
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.
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.
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.
Here's a quick look at the Day Camps being offered by Busch Gardens of Tampa Bay this summer.
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.
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.
Looking for a place to shop until you drop? Here is a list of the malls 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 two of a series of articles filled with date ideas for couples in the Tampa Bay area.
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.
Tampa - The city of Tampa is the largest metropolitan area in the Tampa Bay region and the third most populous city in Florida.
Military Museum - The Armed Forces History Museum in Largo opened its doors in 2008 and boasts a vast collection of military memorabilia.
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.
Here's a listing of some of the events coming to Tampa Theatre in April 2014.
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.
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.
Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Cardholders can enjoy free admission to select museums this summer 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.
Looking for a place to party this Memorial Day in Tampa Bay? Here are the best places to get your party on!
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.
The Arena Football League's Tampa Bay Storm shares the St. Pete Times Forum with the National Hockey League's Tampa Bay Lightning.
A guide to some of the events happening May 1-7 Events in the Tampa Bay area, featuring festivals, holiday events, music, theater, stage and concerts
A guide to some of the events happening in April in the Tampa Bay area, featuring festivals, holiday events, music, theater, stage and concerts.
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.
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.
The Tampa Guide's Review of the Original Hooters.
Find out all the hotspots for where to go in Tampa this Fourth of July
Looking for some Irish-style revelry? Check out these Tampa Bay area Irish Pubs.
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.
Ruth Eckerd Hall - A profile of Ruth Eckerd Hall at the Richard B. Baumgardner Center for the Performing Arts, Clearwater's world-class venue for musical performances, stage productions and community events.
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.
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.
Alafia River State Park, found near Lithia in Hillsborough County, offers off-road mountain bicycle trails, horseback riding trails, hiking, fishing and bird-watching.
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.
A guide to some of the events happening May 8-14 Events in the Tampa Bay area, featuring festivals, holiday events, music, theater, stage and concerts
A guide to some of the events happening in July in the Tampa Bay area, featuring festivals, holiday events, music, theater, stage and concerts.
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.
Gas station gourmet? Those words don’t seem like they fit together but that was my experience at Wawa.
Bern’s Restaurant- A Guide Review of Bern’s Restaurant, located on South Howard has been serving quality steaks since 1956
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.
When it comes to steak, some say "the bloodier the better". Whether you like your steak still mooing
Here's a quick look at Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa.
Clearwater - The City of Clearwater, a progressive Tampa Bay area city dedicated to enhancing the lives of its residents and to preserving its heritage, is home to a thriving arts community and to beautiful beaches that offer a taste of tropical paradise.
What’s on your Tampa Bay Bucket List?
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.
A guide to some of the events happening in March in the Tampa Bay area, featuring festivals, holiday events, music, theater, stage and concerts.
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.
Tarpon Springs - Enjoy a walking tour of Tarpon Springs, encompassing the history of sponge industry along the city docks to its charming downtown district filled with antique shops and restaurants.
Ever wondered how people are chosen to ride the Fan Zam at Tampa Bay Lightning home games? There is more than one way to get your Zamboni on!
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.
St. Petersburg Hotels & Motels: A guide to lodging in St. Petersburg.
Manhattan Dolce Bar & Bistro claims it is “striving to be the ultimate spot on the west side of South Tampa to get away from it all.” Unfortunately in more ways than one, the bar falls short. This is the Tampa Guide's review of Manhattan Dolce Bar & Bistro.
Tampa Bay Guide Review of the Empress Tea Room, a Tea Room in Tampa, Florida.
Opa! Looking to go Greek for lunch or dinner? Here's a listing of Greek Restaurants in Tampa Bay.
Historic markers found in the Pass-A-Grille detail the community's heritage. Page 7.
Every February residents of Tampa get a little State Fair crazy.
Yard of Ale Gastro Pub is a great place to visit if you are looking for a cheap lunch, a deliciously strong drink or even a yard of ale. This is the Tampa Bay Expert's Review of Yard of Ale Gastro Pub.
Here is a listing of the Straz Center's March 2014 Calendar of Events.
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.
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
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.
Bradenton - The city of Bradenton, just south of Tampa Bay in Manatee County, boasts a thriving art community, plenty of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, a wealth of private and public golf courses and the spring training home of the Pittsburgh Pirates.
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!
Here is a quick look at Dagwoods Sports Tavern.
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.”
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.
This is the Tampa Guide's Review of Mazzaro's Italian Market.
Dunedin - The City of Dunedin, home of America's best beach, preserves its heritage with three annual Scottish celebrations.
Here are the links to all the school calendars in the Tampa Bay area and a bit beyond.
Here is a listing of the Straz Center's April 2014 Calendar of Events.
For those adrenalin junkies looking for invigorating rides and exciting attractions, Tampa Bay area theme parks provide plenty of pulse-pounding thrills.
St. Petersburg - The city of St. Petersburg, found in the Tampa Bay area on the Gulf of Mexico, is a popular tourist destination and retirement area, known for its museums, schools, recreational opportunities and arts community.
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.
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.”
As a country we will never forget what happened that fateful day September 11, 2001. Now, 10 years later the Tampa Bay area still hosts annual events in memory of those we lost. Here are where the events in Tampa Bay are being held.
Tampa Bay Guide Review of Chihuahua Mexican Grill Review, a Mexican Restaurant in South Tampa.
According to the Mayo Clinic, getting a massage assists people with anxiety, headaches, stress and more. Here are 10 places in Tampa to get a massage.
One of the historic buildings found in Pinellas County's Heritage Village is the Greenwood House, originally located on the bluff overlooking Clear Water Harbor. Page 5.
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.
Comedienne turned entrepreneur, Rhonda Shear, has announced an all new comedy event scheduled for February 16, 2013 and hosted by the Mahaffey Theater Foundation.
Tampa Hotels & Motels: A guide to lodging in Tampa near University of South Florida, Busch Gardens and Adventure Island.
State Theatre - The State Theatre, set in a historic theater found in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, is one of the area's most unique indoor concert venues.
Here is a quick look at GameTime.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This is the Tampa Bay Guide's Review of the Beachwood BBQ & Burger in St. Pete Beach.
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.
Looking for a place to shout FORE!, make par or get a birdie? Here are 5 Places to Golf in Tampa Bay.
These are the March Classes at the Industrial Arts Center
Looking for a place to learn more about Tampa and get cultured at the same time? Here's some info on five museums in Tampa.
Whether you're looking to enjoy the luck of the Irish for St. Patrick's Day or just hoping to find a pint of gold, er I mean beer, here is a list of Irish Bars in Tampa Bay.
Bradenton Beach - The city of Bradenton Beach, a charming beach community of about 1,500, is found at the southern end of Anna Maria Island on the Gulf of Mexico in Manatee County.
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.
Wontons, dumplings, egg rolls and more. Here are some places to grab some Chinese grub in the Tampa Bay area.
A listing of runs, dashes, 5Ks and more coming through Tampa Bay in 2014.
Here is a list of Military Freebies for Memorial Day in Tampa Bay
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.
A guide to some of the events happening in December in the Tampa Bay area, featuring festivals, holiday events, music, theater, stage and concerts.
Tampa Guide Review of Old Northeast Tavern.
Learn about the charm of Haslam's Book Store in St. Petersburg, Fla.
You've heard about the food truck rallies, you may have even eaten at a food truck once, but do you know the businesses behind the wheel? Here the Tampa Guide gives you a quick look at 5 Tampa Bay Food Trucks.
Plant City, home of the annual Florida Strawberry Festival, embraces the future while preserving the past.
The Hard Rock Café inside Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tampa is the perfect blend of food and music.
This is the Guide Review of Mekenita Mexican Grille,a Mexican Restaurant in Lutz.