Author: bestplaces

4 NEWLY Classified Million-Dollar neighborhoods in Tampa Bay!

According to the stats on Zillow our humble regions number million dollar neighborhoods has tripled over the last three years! To receive this classification by U.S. Zillow 10 percent of homes in a zip code must be worth at least $1 million. Presently we have 6 million-dollar ZIP codes in Tampa Bay, 4 of which newly added since 2014: 1, 2, & 3- South Tampa– 33606, 33629, 33609 4. 33701 Downtown St. Petersburg and Old Southeast 5. 33767- Clearwater Beach 6. 33786- Belleair Beach Since 2014, according to Zillow there are 346 new million-dollar neighborhoods Nationally since 2014. Million...

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Part Yoga, Part Ninja-All Movement, All Awesome- NOW OPEN!

The Movement Sanctuary is a training center located on 5th Ave North. This is by far one of the coolest gym experiences in all Tampa Bay. Between a variety of movement-based workshops, classses, and visually outstanding festivals you will be hearing lots more about this place very soon. This 7,000 square foot facility with 35 foot ceilings has walls coverd in beautiful murals from a variety of artists, and the space serves as a lovely venue for any event. We are most excited about some of their ninja like obstacles 🙂 Check them out at:...

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Local Documentary hit #1 on iTunes!

FLORIDA MAN TAKES ON HOLLYWOOD WITH A RAG-TAG GROUP OF PODCASTERS Volume of Pre-Orders Places Documentary Alongside Box Office Heavyweights on iTunes TAMPA, FLORIDA – Pre-orders for “The Messengers: A Podcast Documentary” have just begun, yet the film has already found its place among the full-length features coming out of Hollywood.  A look at iTunes showed it listed next to a Will Ferrell/Amy Poehler film and a just-released film featuring top names such as Clive Owen and Ethan Hawke.  The expected release for “The Messengers” is August 23rd, which will follow a screening the night before in Anaheim, California....

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Next Gen Skating Rink/Craft Cocktail Bar is Open on Gandy!

*Photo via the always awesome Kelly Flannery, CEO of South Tampa Chamber of Commerce Pattini’s  is officially open! They are posted up in the plaza at 4465 West Gandy Boulevard. This isn’t you old Astro Skate or Skate World- although we wouldn’t mind some Astro Skate Bass room action lol (anyone remember the days!) This is one a massive skating rink and arcade awesome for kids and adults. BUT! Also with a craft cocktail and sushi bar. Best part yet Pattini’s is right next door to our friends at 81Bay Brewing. This plaza has a whole lot of awesomeness going on! Eat. Skate....

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Gandy Boulevard fast lane wins $230 million contract!

THEA/ARTIST RENDERING So does this mean they can finish the lanes around 4th street? 😛 Not quite, although that little stretch will hopefully be finished soon independent of this funding. No, this is funding is allocated to begin a two-mile toll lane running between Dale Mabry to the Gandy Bridge along Gandy Boulevard. $230 Million for a 2 mile stretch. It seems that there is a lot going on South of Kennedy between this and the bike lane convo which eliminates a lane on Bay to Bay- check out the details here. This extra extension to the Selmon is...

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