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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.
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.
Tampa Bay Halloween Events – Guide to Halloween Events in Tampa Bay
The 12 annual Tampa Theatre Winefest will be held Friday through Sunday, Sept. 20-22, 2013.
Here's what's going on in Tampa Bay for Halloween
This is a restaurant review by the Tampa Bay Guide of Wright’s Gourmet House.
Learn about the charm of Haslam's Book Store in St. Petersburg, Fla.
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.
La Casa della Pasta is an Italian Dining Gem Hidden in Plain Sight
Whether you enjoy hiking, biking, swimming, canoeing, kayaking or fishing, the Tampa Bay area offers plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities.
Florida State Parks - There are more than a dozen Florida State Parks and Historic Sites in the Tampa Bay Area.
Tampa Bay buffet reviews: CiCi's Pizza Buffet, Crazy Buffet, Fresh Harvest, Laughing Cat Bistro, and Lupton's Restaurant.
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.
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.
Since 1962, residents and visitors alike have flocked to the sandy white beaches of Fort De Soto County Park in Pinellas County.
Looking for a great place for sushi? Here are my top five picks for the best sushi spots in Tampa Bay.
Looking for the TV Stations in Tampa Bay? You've come to the right place!
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.
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.
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.
Skip the ticket to Germany because Tampa Bay has plenty of options to get your Oktoberfest celebration on! Here are some Oktoberfest 2014 Events in Tampa Bay.
Tampa Bay Halloween Events – Guide to Halloween Events in Tampa Bay. Page 2.
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.
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.
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
A comprehensive list of Hillsborough County Parks; Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department manages more than 70,000 acres of parkland.
This is the Tampa Guide's Review of her experience with Cèsar A. Lara, M.D. Center for Weight Management.
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.
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.
Tampa has Mexican restaurants aplenty and here are the Tampa guide choices for the top Mexican eateries.
A listing of events happening in October in the Tampa Bay area, featuring festivals, music, theater, stage, concerts and a variety of Halloween celebrations.
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.
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.
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.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tampa is a great place for locals to eat, drink, dance and play.
Sometimes we just need a cupcake. Here's a listing of places in Tampa Bay to have your cupcake and eat it too.
Armani's is known for its authentic and delicious Northern Italian cuisine, sophisticated dining setting and its floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Tampa Bay.
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.
The Galleries at Douglas Village in downtown Dunedin house some of the finer businesses in buildings made to replicate the feel of a small Socttish village. Page 5.
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.
This is a list of the Tampa Guide's top picks for Sandwich Spots 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.
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.
Side Splitters Comedy Club and The Tampa Improv are the best places in Tampa to watch a comedy show.
These are the March Classes at the Industrial Arts Center
Need a pint or a quart? Here are 10 Places to Grab a Beer 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tampa Hotels & Motels: A guide to lodging in Tampa near the Tampa International Airport and Raymond James Stadium.
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!
This is a review of the Tampa Guide's first time in a speed boat.
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.
Military Museum - The Armed Forces History Museum in Largo opened its doors in 2008 and boasts a vast collection of military memorabilia.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Gas station gourmet? Those words don’t seem like they fit together but that was my experience at Wawa.
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.
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 a great way to say goodbye to 2013 and hello to 2014? You've come to the right place! Here are some awesome New Year's Eve parties in Tampa Bay to ring in 2014.
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 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.
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.
Opa! Looking to go Greek for lunch or dinner? Here's a listing of Greek Restaurants in Tampa Bay.
Beer and wine is all that is needed at the Pour House. This is the Tampa Bay Expert's review of Pour House Tampa.
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.
Every February residents of Tampa get a little State Fair crazy.
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.
This is the Tampa Guide's Review of Mazzaro's Italian Market.
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.
A listing of runs, dashes, 5Ks and more coming through Tampa Bay in 2014.
Tampa Theatre will present the 2014 A Nightmare on Franklin Street film series Friday, October, 17, through Friday, October, 31, 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.
Looking to eat healthy and still be able to dine out? Here are some healthy food options in Tampa Bay.
Looking for a spot that the whole family can enjoy? Here are 5 spots that will keep the whole gang entertained.
If you are going to be visiting the downtown Tampa area and looking for a spot to grab a drink or bite to eat, here are some places to consider.
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.
Getting married? Congratulations! Here are a few venues to consider for your big day!
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.
If you find yourself in Port Richey, Fla. like I did recently, I strongly suggest you head to Rum River Bar & Grill for some great cocktails and delicious hot wings.
Located in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, The Mahaffey is a 2,031 seat venue featuring elegant ballroom space, spectacular waterfront views, and European box-style seating.
Here is a quick look at Coyote Ugly Saloon.
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.
St. Petersburg Hotels & Motels: A guide to lodging in St. Petersburg.
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.
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.
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.
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 Arena Football League's Tampa Bay Storm shares the St. Pete Times Forum with the National Hockey League's Tampa Bay Lightning.
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.
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.
This is a listing of several of the Ruth Eckerd Hall's October 2014 Events. The Ruth Eckerd Hall is located at 1111 N Mcmullen Booth Rd in Clearwater.
Looking for some Irish-style revelry? Check out these Tampa Bay area Irish Pubs.
Located in downtown St. Petersburg, Sab Cafe is features fast casual Asian food. This is the Tampa Guide's review of the place.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What’s on your Tampa Bay Bucket List?
The 2014 Tampa International Curry Festival will be held Saturday, October, 4, 2014 at Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Alafia River State Park, found near Lithia in Hillsborough County, offers off-road mountain bicycle trails, horseback riding trails, hiking, fishing and bird-watching.
Tampa Bay Festivals and Events in November 2008 – Guide to Tampa Bay Festivals and Events in November 2008, including information on the Ruskin Seafood Festival, Dunedin Wines the Blues, RibFest and the Sarasota Medieval Fair.
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.
Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Cardholders can enjoy free admission to select museums this summer in Tampa Bay.
This is a listing of several of the Ruth Eckerd Hall's September 2014 Events. The Ruth Eckerd Hall is located at 1111 N Mcmullen Booth Rd in Clearwater.
Located in Lutz, The Vine offers a relaxing atmosphere where time seems to slow down and cares are poured away.
Looking for a place to shop until you drop? Here is a list of the malls in Tampa Bay.
Caretta on the Gulf hosted its inaugural beer dinner on Thursday, June 27, 2013. This is the Tampa Guide's review of that experience.
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.
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.
Address: 910 Skipper Road, Tampa, FL 33613 Phone: 813-971-0666 Skipper's Smokehouse Serves Up Delicious
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 December 22-31 in the Tampa Bay area, featuring festivals, holiday events, music, theater, stage and concerts.
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.
Concert venues across the Tampa Bay area are gearing up for a busy April schedule featuring rock, blues, classical and alternative music.
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.
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.
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.
Feld Motor Sports will host two Monster Jam events at Raymond James Stadium in 2014.
Tampa Bay Festivals in October – Guide to Tampa Bay Festivals and Featured Events in October 2008
Here is a quick look at Gaspar's Patio Bar and Grill.
Here's a quick look at Daily Eats.
Looking for things to get you in the holiday spirit in Tampa Bay? Here are some Winter Holiday Activities in Tampa Bay.
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.
Looking for a bar or restaurant in Channelside? Here's a listing of what you can expect to find there.
Situated across St. Joseph's Sound from Crystal Beach, 385-acre Honeymoon Island State Park boasts four miles of beach and offers visitors birding, fishing, hiking and sunbathing opportunities.
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.
Tampa concerts - November's Tampa area concert lineup includes performances by The Black Crowes, Sarah Brightman and Vince Gill.
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.
The Chase Club in Westchase is located next to the Grapevine Liquor store. This is the Tampa Bay Expert's review.
Introducing Weeki Wachee: Located In: Hernando County Population: 12 (Source: U.S. Census 2004 estimate)
As wholesale jewelers who have previously sold only to fine jewelry stores, Continental Wholesale Diamonds located in Tampa offers customers the opportunity to purchase fine, fashion and bridal jewelry at wholesale prices, direct from the manufacturer.
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
Here's everything you need to know about the 2013 Festival of Chocolate at MOSI.
Carmel Cafe and Wine Bar serves Modern Mediterranean cuisine with wine in four locations in Tampa Bay including Countryside, Carrollwood, Sarasota and South Tampa.