Author: bestplaces

New Monthly Market at Plaza Courtyard!

Thanks to LocalShops 1 and Ale and the Witch this fall you can enjoy blues, jazz funk and browse an eclectic selection of St. Pete-inspired goods. This celebration of local awesomeness is called DTSP Night Market. It is going take off on the first Thursday of each month starting September 7, and running through December 7. As far as the arts go you can check out a lovely curated selection from Tampa Bay artists, crafters, jewelers, sculptors and more. The market is currently accepting applications for vendors — space is limited. Pet Friendly- Check! Child Friendly- Double check! The...

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33 Sunscreen Dispensers Installed in Tampa Water Parks & Pools!

This is pretty exciting. Throughout the city of Tampa there are 33 sunscreen dispensers being installed. On average each dispenser goes through two boxes a year, at $200 each which will hopefully be offset by sponsorship. POOLS -Bobby Hicks Pool: 4201 W Mango Ave, 33616 -Copeland Pool: 11001 N 15th St., 33612 -Cuscaden Pool: 2900 N 15th St., 33605 -Cyrus Greene Pool: 2101 E Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, 33603 -Danny Del Rio Pool: 10105 N Boulevard, 33603 -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Pool: 2200 N Oregon Ave. 33607 -Interbay Pool: 4321 Estrella Ave. 33629 -Loretta Ingraham Pool:...

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6 Tampa Bay hospitals make U.S. News & World Report’s BEST hospital list!

Now this is something we can hang our hat on! 🙂 Kicking a little ass we are. (We watched Rouge One on Netflix, was feeling a little Yoda like) lol No. 2 – Tampa General No 8.- Sarasota Memorial Hospital No. 10- Morton Plant Hospital No. 16- St. Joseph’s Hospital No 23. (a tie!)- Mease Countryside Hospital and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center Lakeland Regional Health U.S. News also ranks hospitals by specialties. TGH crushed it in six adult specialties — cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, nephrology, pulmonology, and urology — each...

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St. Pete Uber driver’s 911 call leads to water rescue off Skyway

Big shout out to Uber driver Chad Farley! “I suspected something was wrong Monday night when a passenger asked to be dropped off in the middle of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.” It is pretty obvious if someone asks you to let you out at the top, nothing good is going to come from it. After chatting with the passenger Farley learned he had brain cancer and was able to pray with the man. Before dropping him off at the fishing pier he was able to snap a photo of them smiling together telling him he just wanted to remember...

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Check it out: “Sunscreen Halloween” Film Series at Williams Park

We are so excited to take over the Williams Park area this Fall! Get ready for a movie series focused on spooky, family-friendly Halloween flicks. “Sunscreen Halloween” is presented by Cinema Squatch and the Sunscreen Film Festival. Along with the screenings there will be live music, trivia and prizes, and a bunch of awesome local food trucks. Best part- IT IS ALL FREE to the public! Each evening the party starts at 7pm. Check out what is on deck: Saturday, September 30 Beetlejuice Who used to watch the cartoon?? Saturday, October 7 The Neverending Story Atreyu! You know you...

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