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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 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 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.
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.
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.
This is a listing of the June 2013 Events at Tampa Theatre.
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.
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 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.
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.
Florida State Parks - There are more than a dozen Florida State Parks and Historic Sites in the Tampa Bay Area.
Grocery Stores Near USF Tampa Campus
Whether you enjoy hiking, biking, swimming, canoeing, kayaking or fishing, the Tampa Bay area offers plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities.
Tampa Bay buffet reviews: CiCi's Pizza Buffet, Crazy Buffet, Fresh Harvest, Laughing Cat Bistro, and Lupton's Restaurant.
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.
La Casa della Pasta is an Italian Dining Gem Hidden in Plain Sight
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.
These are the March Classes at the Industrial Arts Center
Looking for the TV Stations in Tampa Bay? You've come to the right place!
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 some Irish-style revelry? Check out these Tampa Bay area Irish Pubs.
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.
Looking for a great place for sushi? Here are my top five picks for the best sushi spots 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.
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
Main Street in Dunedin boasts a number of unique shops, art galleries and restaurants and exhibits the city's distinctive Scottish ambiance. Page 3.
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 12 annual Tampa Theatre Winefest will be held Friday through Sunday, Sept. 20-22, 2013.
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 historic downtown district of Tarpon Springs boasts restaurants and antique shops. Page 9.
Side Splitters Comedy Club and The Tampa Improv are the best places in Tampa to watch a comedy show.
Need a pint or a quart? Here are 10 Places to Grab a Beer in Tampa Bay.
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
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.
A comprehensive list of Hillsborough County Parks; Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department manages more than 70,000 acres of parkland.
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.
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.
Looking for a spot that the whole family can enjoy? Here are 5 spots that will keep the whole gang entertained.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Looking to eat healthy and still be able to dine out? Here are some healthy food options in Tampa Bay.
This is a list of the Tampa Guide's top picks for Sandwich Spots in Tampa Bay.
A listing of runs, dashes, 5Ks and more coming through Tampa Bay in 2014.
Brandon is a community located in unincorporated Hillsborough County east of Tampa.
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.
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 Historic Hyde Park Neighborhood Association will hold its Tenth Annual Home Tour on Saturday March 17, 2012.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
MOSI, Tampa's Museum of Science and Industry, offers more than 400 exhibits, live science demonstrations and an IMAX theater.
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.
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.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tampa is a great place for locals to eat, drink, dance and play.
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.
Sometimes we just need a cupcake. Here's a listing of places in Tampa Bay to have your cupcake and eat it too.
A listing of events happening in October in the Tampa Bay area, featuring festivals, music, theater, stage, concerts and a variety of Halloween celebrations.
Armani's is known for its authentic and delicious Northern Italian cuisine, sophisticated dining setting and its floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Tampa Bay.
Here is a list of Military Freebies for Memorial Day 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.
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.
Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Cardholders can enjoy free admission to select museums this summer in Tampa Bay.
This is the Tampa Guide's Review of her experience with Cèsar A. Lara, M.D. Center for Weight Management.
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!
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.
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 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.
Gas station gourmet? Those words don’t seem like they fit together but that was my experience at Wawa.
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.
A guide to some of the events happening in September 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.
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.
This is a review of the Tampa Guide's first time in a speed boat.
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.
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.
Here's what's going on in Tampa Bay for Halloween
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
In January 2014, the Florida Orchestra will perform hits from Beethoven, Brahms and James Bond. This is a listing of their January 2014 schedule.
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,
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Military Museum - The Armed Forces History Museum in Largo opened its doors in 2008 and boasts a vast collection of military memorabilia.
Here's everything you need to know about the 2013 Festival of Chocolate at MOSI.
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
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.
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.
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.
Looking for a place to play Mini Golf in Tampa Bay? Here's a listing of places to whack a ball with a putter.
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
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.
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.
Every February residents of Tampa get a little State Fair crazy.
Here's a quick look at the Day Camps being offered by Busch Gardens of Tampa Bay this summer.
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.
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.
Introducing Weeki Wachee: Located In: Hernando County Population: 12 (Source: U.S. Census 2004 estimate)
The Tampa Guide's Review of the Original Hooters.
Opa! Looking to go Greek for lunch or dinner? Here's a listing of Greek Restaurants in Tampa Bay.
This is the Tampa Guide's review of the Whistle Stop Grill and Bar in Safety Harbor.
Spark & Hustle Tampa will be held Tuesday, June, 19, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in Tampa.
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!
Plant City, home of the annual Florida Strawberry Festival, embraces the future while preserving the past.
Tampa Bay Halloween Events – Guide to Halloween Events in Tampa Bay. Page 2.
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.
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
Located in downtown St. Petersburg, Sab Cafe is features fast casual Asian food. This is the Tampa Guide's review of the place.
Tampa Bay Halloween Events – Guide to Halloween Events in Tampa Bay
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.
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.”
Tampa - The city of Tampa is the largest metropolitan area in the Tampa Bay region and the third most populous city in Florida.
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.
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!
Here is a quick look at Coyote Ugly Saloon.
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.
Alafia River State Park, found near Lithia in Hillsborough County, offers off-road mountain bicycle trails, horseback riding trails, hiking, fishing and bird-watching.
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.
This is the Tampa Guide's review of the Sandpearl Spa located in the Sandpearl Resort Clearwater Beach.
Recently I had just the desire to take an adventure by myself so for the first time I thought I would use the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART) alone. Here’s the tale of that experience.
Looking for something to do with your Valentine in Tampa Bay? Here are some ideas for ways to show your Valentine you care.
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 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.
St. Petersburg Hotels & Motels: A guide to lodging in St. Petersburg.
Jazz Society - The Suncoast Dixieland Jazz Society is a not-for-profit organization which promotes the performance, preservation and perpetuation of Dixieland jazz music.
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.
The Inaugural Erase Hate Tampa Bay Festival is set to take place April 21, 2012
Feld Motor Sports will host two Monster Jam events at Raymond James Stadium in 2014.
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.
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.
This is the Tampa Expert's Review of the Sandpearl Resort Clearwater Beach.