BUSINESS

New Photography Studio Just Opened in Dunedin 🙂

Maria Scott and team, area residents, announce the opening of their newest photography studio this summer on Douglas Avenue in downtown Dunedin. Named Bellissimo!, the studio will accept bookings for August starting next week. The studio will offer both traditional...

Casa Oliva Apartments in Ybor City

It's awesome when the government and private developers work together to save Ybor City's heritage in a creative way.   Check out Casa Oliva at 19th St and Palm Ave in Ybor.  It's an old cigar factory that's been repurposed as apartments.  They 38 apartments will...

34 Diviest Dive Bars in Tampa Bay

What’s a dive bar? It’s an interesting question and definitely up for interpretation. We like to think of a dive bar as a places where locals go to get a drink or a few. Simple as that. Of course these are only a handful of the great dive bars in Tampa Bay. Tag your...

Check out Ybor’s New Hotel!

This hotel’s entry into Ybor City is a pivotal moment for the thriving neighborhood and will be a catalyst for further development. The 176-key full-service hotel will introduce a longawaited upscale, lifestyle experience to Ybor City. True to Aparium Hotel Group’s...

Renderings of the $500 million Midtown Tampa

Check out these renderings of the $500 million Midtown Tampa mixed-use development! If everything continues to go smoothly Tampa City Council will have final approval on May 17. Bromley Cos. CEO, Nicholas Haines says -"The first truly-integrated, walkable, mixed-use...

Support more than 400 nonprofits through Give Day Tampa Bay

Give Day Tampa Bay on Tuesday, May 1 is a 24-hour, online charitable giving challenge designed to help area nonprofits get much-needed support, and raise awareness of the good work they do in the Tampa Bay community. From midnight to 11:59 p.m. on May 1, visit...

TEDx USFSP on Thursday

The University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP) is proud to present TEDx USFSP on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at 6 p.m. in the University Student Center. This independently-run TED event will feature eight speakers who will focus on subjects ranging from forensic...

JW Marriott in Water Street Tampa Breaking Ground!

Big stuff happening at Water Street as development will break ground on its JW Marriott in Water Street convention hotel in just a few weeks. The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority had to approve a height variance for the 26-story hotel which is finally approved....

Ybor City’s Continued Evolution

In the fall of 2010 I was hanging out on the balcony of Teatro Restaurant overlooking 7th Avenue in Ybor City. With me was Bob McCann, Executive VP for Neilsen Ratings in Oldsmar. Bob and I spoke about the heyday of the Cigar Era in Ybor, the unique flavor and...

Rays officially announce new stadium site in Ybor City!

The Tampa Bay Rays will be making their new home in Ybor City 🙂 So last Wednesday the Rays unveiled a new logo, hats, and even a new sandwich. Then on Friday, the Rays have finally announced the new site, Ybor City! Now just one tiny little issue... how does one...

9 Business Changing the Face of Ybor

There are lots of great things happening in Ybor. We have a new brewery opening, just got a sharp new mural, and more businesses continue to locate themselves right here in the mix of it all. Here are some of of our current most influential companies making a...

Restaurateur Giving Meals to ALL in Need!

TAMPA RESTAURATEUR WHO FED AND HOUSED IRMA EVACUEES NEW NON-PROFIT TO FEED THE HUNGRY TAKES FLIGHT Tampa resident of viral internet fame known for keeping his restaurant open 24/7 to feed and house hurricane Irma victims launches a non-profit to feed the hungry and...

WOW! Take a 360 Look at the NEW PIER!

Check out this awesomeness! Looking to be completed by mid-2019. Before anyone jumps on their soap box and complains that they don't like it please realize regardless of your feelings this is going down baby! Let's do the best with what we have and support to the best...

10 of Tampa Bay’s Tech and Manufacturing Innovators

From Cabinet sales, to weather tracking, to robots Tampa Bay is pushing out some outstanding ideas and products. Why should you care? Well...more jobs, more opportunities, the development of a sustainable economic market (hopefully). We really just love that smart...

4 Cool Local Companies Innovating Water Sports and Fitness

Bet you didn't know we have the world's largest manufacturer of Fly fishing equipment right here in Tampa Bay. There are so many cool innovations coming out of this town you have no idea! Check these folks out and spread the word. PeerFit Peerfit makes it easy for...

12 Marketing Innovations Coming out of Tampa Bay

Marketing, probably one of the most innovative industries out there with constantly changing tools, data, and access points. Thankfully we have a group of companies, and an abundance of startups, seeking to create shift within the space. Know anyone looking for a job...