BUSINESS

NEW Stadium for USF projected at $200 million

Looks like USF is getting tired of playing at good ol' Ray J! A "Football Stadium Conceptual Planning Study" has recently begun to see what options are available. USF has looked at 14 other stadiums around the country to see what would work best for the Bulls and...

A boiled peanuts RESTAURANT called Tasty Nutz just opened up!

Where the boiled peanut fans at! 🙂 In 2012, "Food engineer" Albion Williams Jr.'s created a vacuum-sealed, incredibly delicious product, It is cooked, packed and shipped fresh the day of ordering to Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Jamaica and...

Tampa Bay showing up in top five U.S. metros for job growth!

Tampa Bay is lighting it up Nationwide! According to data released Wednesday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics Tampa along with Orlando, and Jacksonville the three of us dominated the ranks for job growth over the past year in comparison to larger cities in the great...

No More Hour Waits for the Downtowner! (Hopefully)

As of Wed the Downtowner is adding two new all-electric Chevrolet Bolts. Thank goodness! Now we will now have eight vehicles on the road at all times instead of six 🙂 The Downtowner hit the 100,000-rider mark in less than seven months serves and about 500 people a...

4 Renderings of Mill Creek’s project next to the Times Building

Check out these new renderings, site plans and elevations for Mill Creek's mixed-use project next to the Times Building in Downtown Tampa, known as Modera Tampa. The URBN Tampa Bay team now have an exact square footage on the amount of retail space in the project:...

5 New renderings for USF at Water Street Tampa!

Check out these new renderings of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute building in Water Street Tampa! These new renderings by HOK have been released by the University of South Florida. An evening viewpoint from Amalie Arena. Conceptual...

Tampa ranks pretty well in most ‘livable cities’ in U.S.

TAMPA — Representing! Well played Tampanian's well played indeed. According to the crew over at WalletHub, Tampa has moved on over to No. 14 ranking on its list of 2017's Best Big Cities to Live in list. I.E.- Best ranking in Florida. Jacksonville at 26 and Miami at...

Behind the Scene at Urban Roots on Central

Urban Roots is an interesting concept store that has become a Bay Area institution and destination. Its one-of-a-kind store has expanded beyond plants and pottery to include architectural elements, vintage furniture, unique home accessories, fossils, lighting and...

Behind the scene at Haslam’s Book Store

Over 80 years ago, John and Mary Haslam started a small used book and magazine store in St. Petersburg. Fun Fact-Over the years it grew to be Florida's largest new & used book store. Haslam's was started in 1933 in the Depression by John and Mary Haslam, both avid...

Farmer’s Market Gets $400k to Expand!

Wow! Now this is exciting. If you have never been there the Sanwa Farmer's Market is off East Hillsborough near 30th street and it is incredible! As of Friday the CDC of Tampa has awarded them $400,000 to increase accessibility to healthy foods and equally as awesome,...

11 New Destinations out of TIA!

Another announcement from the most awesome airport in the country! Looks like Frontier will now adding another 11 destinations to their current 7. See below for destinations and start dates. 🙂 LOCATION- START DATE Buffalo, New York- Dec. 6 Colorado Springs- Oct. 6...

From Bicycle Shop to Multi Million Dollar Car Dealership

The Ferman name is synonymous with Tampa. Serving amongst those who founded the Tampa Board of Trade in 1885, Ferman has been at the forefront of the Tampa Bay Area’s innovation and growth. Long before there were gas-powered automobiles on Tampa’s dusty streets, there...

Another Tampa Bay Franchise Blowing Up

Ford’s Garage is, in their own words, your neighborhood burger and beer joint, where everyone is welcome, but, in all fairness, that is a very simplistic description for an awesome restaurant and bar concept that has taken Florida by storm. The Ford’s theme goes back...