BUSINESS

10 Concepts Announced Coming to Sparkman Wharf!

10 Concepts Announced Coming to Sparkman Wharf!

The Water Street's Sparkman Warf concept development in Downtown Tampa is one of the most exciting things to ever happen in Downtown Tampa.  Awesome projects are in the works all over the place in Downtown Tampa.  Sparkman Wharf is definitely one of the most highly...

5 Renderings From Sparkman Wharf

5 Renderings From Sparkman Wharf

The Water Street development in Downtown Tampa is one of the most exciting things to ever happen in Downtown Tampa.  Awesome projects are in the works all over the place in Downtown Tampa.  Sparkman Wharf is definitely one of the most highly anticipated. Sparkman...

New St Pete Tower In The Works

New St Pete Tower In The Works

Downtown St Pete's development keeps on buzzing.  Several exciting projects are in the works.  Here's one of the latest projects.  A 25-story residential is slated for the block currently in used for the Sundial valet parking lot. There still working on getting...

Nicko’s Is Saved…Kinda

Nicko’s Is Saved…Kinda

A Tampa staple, Nicko's Diner in Seminole Heights, closed late last year to the dismay of so many in the community.  A diner has been at that location since 1951, when it opened as Ayres Diner.  On August 8th, the Chop Chop Shop announced they were moving into the...

New Photography Studio Just Opened in Dunedin :-)

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...

3 Things All “Tampreneurs” Need Before Starting A Business

3 Things All “Tampreneurs” Need Before Starting A Business

Gone are the days of post-college grads who aspire to climb the corporate ladder in hopes of a corner office and a CEO position at a multinational conglomerate; these days, the dream for the millennial generation is a laptop and a co-working space, from which to run...

Casa Oliva Apartments in Ybor City

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...

40 Diviest Dive Bars in Tampa Bay

40 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 place where locals go to get a drink or a few. Simple as that. This list was compiled by our fans.  Do you think we should add one?  Let us know...

Check out Ybor’s New Hotel!

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

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

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

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!

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

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!

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...

SOFWERX Announces Hackathon Event for Drones, IoT, Radios, & Cyber

SOFWERX Announces Hackathon Event for Drones, IoT, Radios, & Cyber

The appearance of U.S. Government visual information does not imply or constitute DoD endorsement. The following is from SOFWERX Website: https://www.sofwerx.org/SOFCON/ SOFWERX will host a SOFCON Instructables Hackathon to provide an environment for SOF related...

9 Business Changing the Face of Ybor

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!

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...