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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.
Since 1962, residents and visitors alike have flocked to the sandy white beaches of Fort De Soto County Park in Pinellas County.
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.
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.
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.
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 the TV Stations in Tampa Bay? You've come to the right place!
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.
Whether you enjoy hiking, biking, swimming, canoeing, kayaking or fishing, the Tampa Bay area offers plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities.
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 a great place for sushi? Here are my top five picks for the best sushi spots in Tampa Bay.
Here's a quick look at Datz in South Tampa.
La Casa della Pasta is an Italian Dining Gem Hidden in Plain Sight
Looking for a spot that the whole family can enjoy? Here are 5 spots that will keep the whole gang entertained.
Grocery Stores Near USF Tampa Campus
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.
Tampa has Mexican restaurants aplenty and here are the Tampa guide choices for the top Mexican eateries.
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.
Looking for a place to shop until you drop? Here is a list of the malls 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.
A comprehensive list of Hillsborough County Parks; Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department manages more than 70,000 acres of parkland.
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.
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.
This is a list of the Tampa Guide's top picks for Sandwich Spots in Tampa Bay.
Side Splitters Comedy Club and The Tampa Improv are the best places in Tampa to watch a comedy show.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
Looking to eat healthy and still be able to dine out? Here are some healthy food options in Tampa Bay.
This is a listing of the March 2013 Events at Tampa Theatre.
Main Street in Dunedin boasts a number of unique shops, art galleries and restaurants and exhibits the city's distinctive Scottish ambiance. Page 3.
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.
Need a pint or a quart? Here are 10 Places to Grab a Beer in Tampa Bay.
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.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tampa is a great place for locals to eat, drink, dance and play.
Military Museum - The Armed Forces History Museum in Largo opened its doors in 2008 and boasts a vast collection of military memorabilia.
These are the March Classes at the Industrial Arts Center
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.
This is the Tampa Guide's Review of her experience with Cèsar A. Lara, M.D. Center for Weight Management.
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.
Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Cardholders can enjoy free admission to select museums this summer in Tampa Bay.
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.
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.
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.
Armani's is known for its authentic and delicious Northern Italian cuisine, sophisticated dining setting and its floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Tampa Bay.
A guide to some of the events happening in August in the Tampa Bay area, featuring festivals, holiday events, music, theater, stage and concerts.
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.
MOSI, Tampa's Museum of Science and Industry, offers more than 400 exhibits, live science demonstrations and an IMAX theater.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 place to play Mini Golf in Tampa Bay? Here's a listing of places to whack a ball with a putter.
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.
The Arena Football League's Tampa Bay Storm shares the St. Pete Times Forum with the National Hockey League's Tampa Bay Lightning.
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.
Tampa - The city of Tampa is the largest metropolitan area in the Tampa Bay region and the third most populous city in Florida.
Here's a quick look at the Day Camps being offered by Busch Gardens of Tampa Bay this summer.
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.
Tampa Hotels & Motels: A guide to lodging in Tampa near the Tampa International Airport and Raymond James Stadium.
Sometimes we just need a cupcake. Here's a listing of places in Tampa Bay to have your cupcake and eat it too.
Tarpon Springs - the city of Tarpon Springs, a Florida community infused with Greek heritage found in Pinellas County, was the first incorporated city on the Pinellas peninsula and is the home of what was once the country's largest sponge port.
Tarpon Springs - The Tarpon Sponge Company, one of many shops found in the Sponge Exchange, offers natural sponges, bath and beauty products, shells and other gifts. Page 5.
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 a review of the Tampa Guide's first time in a speed boat.
The Tampa Guide's Review of the Original Hooters.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rum Runners - bar listing. 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.
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!
A listing of events happening in October in the Tampa Bay area, featuring festivals, music, theater, stage, concerts and a variety of Halloween celebrations.
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.
Whiskey North is a nightclub on North Dale Mabry Highway in Tampa Bay. The club regularly features Latin Nights, Hip Hop and Teen Nights.
Here you will find the top places to watch fireworks in Tampa Bay for the Fourth of July.
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.
In January 2014, the Florida Orchestra will perform hits from Beethoven, Brahms and James Bond. This is a listing of their January 2014 schedule.
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.
Learn about the charm of Haslam's Book Store in St. Petersburg, Fla.
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.
This is the Guide Review of Mekenita Mexican Grille,a Mexican Restaurant in Lutz.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A listing of runs, dashes, 5Ks and more coming through Tampa Bay in 2014.
Tampa Bay Halloween Events – Guide to Halloween Events in Tampa Bay. Page 2.
Every February residents of Tampa get a little State Fair crazy.
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.
Alafia River State Park, found near Lithia in Hillsborough County, offers off-road mountain bicycle trails, horseback riding trails, hiking, fishing and bird-watching.
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.
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.
Here is a quick look at Coyote Ugly Saloon.
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 something to do with your Valentine in Tampa Bay? Here are some ideas for ways to show your Valentine you care.
Pickle Barrel Restaurant and Delicatessen, located on Seminole Boulevard in Pinellas County, serves deli-style sandwiches that would impress the most finicky New York critic.
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.
This is the Tampa Guide's Review of Mazzaro's Italian Market.
Dade City - City of Dade City, the county seat of Pasco County, is situated in rolling hills north of Tampa.
Check out the Tampa Bay area's best football fields, ballparks and venues for a variety of sporting events.
Super Bowl XLIII Events - A guide to planned Tampa Bay Super Bowl XLIII events and other activities scheduled to coincide with the game.
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 new Salvador Dali museum opened at 1 Dali Boulevard in St. Petersburg, Fla on on 1-11-11 eight blocks from its former location. Although it has been open less than a year it has already had more than 200,000 visitors, become a meeting spot and landmark, a backdrop for photos, a stop on Segway tours and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Plant City, home of the annual Florida Strawberry Festival, embraces the future while preserving the past.
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.
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.
Tampa Bay Halloween Events – Guide to Halloween Events in Tampa Bay
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.
Tampa Bay Guide Review of Tryst Gastro Lounge, A Gastro Pub and Restaurant in Tampa Bay.
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.
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.
Here is a list of Military Freebies for Memorial Day in Tampa Bay
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.
This is the Tampa Expert's Review of the Sandpearl Resort Clearwater Beach.
When it comes to steak, some say "the bloodier the better". Whether you like your steak still mooing
Opa! Looking to go Greek for lunch or dinner? Here's a listing of Greek Restaurants in Tampa Bay.
Here is a quick look at Dagwoods Sports Tavern.
Shula's Steak House Tampa Promises Perfect Seasoning in Honor of the 1972 Miami Dolphins Perfect Season.
This is the Tampa Guide review of CDB’s Southside, an Italian Restaurant in Tampa Bay.
Getting married? Congratulations! Here are a few venues to consider for your big day!
After a long day on the beach you will most likely want to lay your head on a soft pillow. Here are a few options for hotels and resorts on Clearwater Beach.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Here's a list of events in Tampa Bay January 15 through the 21.
Looking for a place to shout FORE!, make par or get a birdie? Here are 5 Places to Golf in Tampa Bay.
This is the Tampa Guide's review of the Sandpearl Spa located in the Sandpearl Resort Clearwater Beach.
The Hard Rock Café inside Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tampa is the perfect blend of food and music.
Introducing Weeki Wachee: Located In: Hernando County Population: 12 (Source: U.S. Census 2004 estimate)
LocalShops1 will host its fourth annual Top Local Chef competition on Sunday, April, 27, 2014 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Gulfport Casino & Ballroom.