Author: bestplaces

Behind the Scenes at Dough Nation

Dough Nation is a Metropolitan Ministries Social Enterprise similar to its predecessor Inside the Box. It brings together the trendy dessert concept of raw edible cookie dough and doing good for your community. The new spot will serve several flavors including the classic favorites like dark chocolate, s’mores and more. You can enjoy it in the cafe or take it home and even bake it! Chef Cliff Barsi is behind this new concept, he has created the perfect concoction with just the right ingredients. And it tastes amazing, according to Tampa Bay Parenting Magazine, WFLA News Channel 8 and...

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43 Things We LOVE About Clearwater Beach!

Obviously we are BIG fans of Clearwater Beach, here are a bunch of things to enjoy on any visit. Well! Here are a few of our favorite activities to get into 🙂 Pina Colada @ Jimmy’s Crows Nest All you can eat Crab @ Cooters Crab Eggs Benedict @ Salty’s Island Bar and Grill Sunsets Skim Boarding (Only on North Beach) Cruzan Rum Runner @ Crabby’s Beachwalk Bike Ride the Causeway View @ The Edge Calamari @ SHORE Brunch @ Ocean Flame Crab Fest @ Cooters Beach Party @ Shephards Volleyball Party @ Palm Pavillion Hanging out with these...

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15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Armature Works

As they get closer to opening, you may think you have a pretty good idea of what Armature Works is. But the truth is, there’s a lot you may not know. And we’re here to set the record straight. Behold, the 15 things you probably didn’t know about Armature Works. 1. It’s really, really, really old Armature Works dates back to 1910 and was once the storage and maintenance facility for the off hours Tampa Electric (TECO) streetcars. Think about it: this was before most people had cars, guys. 2. You’ll be able to work there And we’re not...

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Frog Ponds finds a new pad in Webbs Plaza

With 2 delicious locations and over 30 years in the game the Frog Pond has found itself a new lily pad downtown! One of our favorite breakfast spots has made it to Webbs Plaza (890 3rd Avenue South). The grand opening is scheduled for October 23, but if you want to sneak in you can enjoy those yummy breakfast and lunch staples now. Serving breakfast and lunch 7 days a week. Frog Pond is open 7am-2pm, Monday through Saturday, 8am-2pm on Sunday. Lunch is available for visitors after...

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FLORIDA’S FIRST RESPONDERS RECEIVE FREE ADMISSION TO BUSCH GARDENS

“Thank You” Offer for First Responders Good from October 11th to November 24th Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay is honoring Florida first responders through November. From October 11th to November 24th, first responders will receive free admission to Busch Gardens, and four discounted tickets for friends and family at 50% off the regular ticket price. “A first responder’s mission is to selflessly protect us each day, and this special offer is a small way to show our appreciation of their dedication to the communities they call home,” said Stewart Clark, president and general manager of Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Qualifying...

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