Author: bestplaces

6 Education Focused Innovators in Tampa Bay

We have so many start ups and established companies throughout the bay area that, for the most part, go pretty unrecognized for their impact to both our community and the tech space in general. We may not be Silicon Valley, but do we really want to be? In certain respects, mainly funding and talent pools, sure it would be great. But! We have our share of companies doing awesome things and more and more funding options are entering our space. Here are some great companies making their marks on the national/international education system. Script Script is the first end...

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12 of our Favorite Places to Watch the Sunset

One of the most attractive things about our community is the beauty we have the privilege of enjoying pretty much everyday…Exquisite Sunsets! We really get the best of both world since the bay is so perfectly positioned, but we are really more of a sunset kind of town. lol Do you have any go to spots? These are some of our favorites. Courtney Campbell Causeway The Beach The Edge @ Clearwater Beach Curtis Hixon Park Dunedin Causeway Bon Appetite Tampa Club Weaver Park Dunedin Redington Pier Hurricane Seafood St. Pete Hubbard’s Marina Sailing FL- Anywhere on the water!...

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River of Lights Holiday Boat Cruises!

Cruise Downtown Tampa and enjoy the beautiful sights of the holiday season. Pass beneath the lighted bridges to enter the Hillsborough River for a one-of-a-kind tour. Enjoy a whimsical narration on the first half of the cruise and then join in with Christmas Carolers on the second half, while sipping on hot chocolate and a delicious holiday cookie in hand. There is no better way to experience the Holidays in Tampa! Cruises begin Friday, December 1 and run through Saturday, December 30 on select nights. Tickets are $25.00 + tax for Adults and $15.00 + tax for Children (ages...

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16 Holiday Events Around Town Now Through New Years!

Wednesday, November 15 • 6pm Ybor City Holiday Tree Lighting Centro Ybor Friday, November 17 to Friday, January 5, 2018 Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park Open daily – For hours visit wintervillagetampa.com Friday, November 17, 24 and December 15 • 7:30pm Saturdays, November 18, 25 and December 16 • 7:30pm Tampa Theater Winter Classics Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park For movie schedule, visitwintervillagetampa.com Sunday, November 19 to December 17 • 3-8pm Winter Village at Centro Ybor & Winter Express on Streetcar from Whiting Station to Centro Ybor Station wintervillagetampa.com Friday, December 1 • 6pm 6th Annual Tampa’s Tree Lighting...

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Check Out 14 Community Leaders Inviting Amazon to Tampa Bay

The Tampa-St. Pete-Clearwater community is ready to offer Amazon the full support necessary to open its HQ2 as seamlessly and smoothly as possible. TampaBay’s world-renowned quality of life combined with our regions tolerant, diverse communities helped companies like Raymond James to attract and keep the best talent. In Team Tampa Bay’s second #AMZNHQ2TampaBay proposal video, Raymond James’ Tom James, Equality Florida’s Nadine Smith and Tampa Bay Rowdies midfielders Marcel Shäfer and Justin Chavez, share with Amazon what makes life in this region so special. Mayor Bob Buckhorn & Mayor Rick Krisemen Ken Jones, Chairman & CEO of Third Lake...

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