Author: bestplaces

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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11 AWESOME Bike Trails Around the Bay

We LOVE riding all around Tampa Bay. From Downtown Tampa to Downtown St. Pete, across the Causeway, up and down the coast, or mountain trails over in the Apollo Beach area, it is all a blast. There are a bunch of other smaller shoot off trails you can find at the links below as well as other mountain trails around the state. The most awesome one is Croom, in Brooksville, truly an awesome ride and a park dedicated to great trails. http://www.pinellascounty.org/trailgd/ http://www.planhillsborough.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Trail-map.pdf http://www.swampclub.org/trail-locations.php Let us know your favorites 🙂 Bayshore Blvd– Just a nice ride with a...

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80 Breweries Around Tampa Bay!

Well Tampa Bay certainly has come a long way since 2007 when Cigar City started it tremendous development, but our local craft movement really began in 1995 when Dunedin Brewery launched its deliciousness. Now look at us! 80 out there and more popping up every year. Go explore and let us know your favorites 🙂 3 Daughters Brewing 222 22ND STREET SOUTH, ST PETERSBURG 3 Keys Brewing & Eatery 2505 MANATEE AVE E, BRADENTON 611 Brewery CLEVELAND STREET, CLEARWATER 7venth Sun Brewery 1012 BROADWAY, DUNEDIN 7venth Sun Brewery (Seminole Heights) 6809 N NEBRASKA AVE, SEMINOLE HEIGHTS 81Bay Brewing Company...

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