Next Gen Skating Rink/Craft Cocktail Bar is Open on Gandy!

*Photo via the always awesome Kelly Flannery, CEO of South Tampa Chamber of Commerce Pattini’s  is officially open! They are posted up in the plaza at 4465 West Gandy Boulevard. This isn't you old Astro Skate or Skate World- although we wouldn't mind some Astro Skate...

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Gandy Boulevard fast lane wins $230 million contract!

THEA/ARTIST RENDERING So does this mean they can finish the lanes around 4th street? 😛 Not quite, although that little stretch will hopefully be finished soon independent of this funding. No, this is funding is allocated to begin a two-mile toll lane running between...

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10 must-paddle places in and around Tampa Bay

There are so many awesome places to explore at our fingertips that we, probably, more often than we like to admit, rarely ever take advantage of. Check out these 10 fun ideas for summer paddling 🙂 Embark on an adventure by canoe, kayak, or stand-up paddleboard all...

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Tampa Theatre gets $623,000 donation!

One super awesome Tampa Theatre fan has willed the orgnaization $623,500! This is the single largest individual donation in the organization's history. This amazing donation came from the estate of Richard Redman an interior designer who founded the design firm Dean,...

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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...

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27 AMAZING Coffee Shops Around Town

First, wow! We started with a rapidly growing Craft Beer scene with Dunedin Brewery years ago, now with 80 Breweris open and 12 coming soon the craft coffee scene is up to bat making its mark on our awesome region. We tend to do a lot of work at coffee shops all over...

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The Looper expands service with a $900,000 grant!

Great news for Downtown St. Pete! Starting in Oct 2018 our awesome Downtown Looper has plans to expand its route AND the addition to electric vehicles. This is all thanks to a $900,000 grant provided by the Florida Department of Transportation. The grant will be...

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Some of Bay to Bay Blvd may be dropping to 3 lanes

Please let us know what you think about all of this chatter. It appears that starting next spring Tampa and Hillsborough County officials are working on implementing plans to resurface and reconfigure Bay to Bay Blvd between Dale Mabry to Bayshore Blvd. Between Dale...

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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...

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REVEAL RETURN OF ORIGINAL 1926 AESTHETICS New ‘Restoration Tour’ Will Share Details of Architect John Eberson’s Earth-Tone Seats, Bold Carpet Pattern and (Surprise!) Striped Main Stage Curtain TAMPA, Fla. (July 24, 2017) – Tampa’s majestic movie palace has been...

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