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Bayshore Boulevard: Longest Continous Sidewalk in AmericaA walk down a waterfront road can surely be nice, especially when it is on Bayshore Boulevard. This is located in Hillsborough Bay, in South Tampa, Florida. South of downtown Tampa, people will find the sidewalk, considered to be the longest continuous sidewalk in the world. It reaches a length of 4.5 miles, or 7.2 km. It is 10 feet wide, best for recreational activities, walking and other forms of exercise. Along the boulevard, there is a beautiful view of urban Tampa and of the waters.

Bayshore Boulevard Greenway Trail

The 10-ft wide sidewalk starts off at the north of Columbus Statue Park located in Platt Street. It ends at Gandy Boulevard. There is also a 3-mile bike lane along the northern part of the Bayshore Boulevard, in between the Rome

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Box Factory Lofts are the perfect combination of old and new, pictured in a new condominium community located in the historic Ybor City, Tampa. In the 1890’s, the building was a factory that manufactured cigar boxes whose design featured many traditional elements reminiscent of the early days of Tampa and Ybor City.

In that period, Tampa was famous for its cigars that were usually packed in outstanding wooden boxes manufactured in this exact same building. As a result, Tampa was often referred to as the cigar capital of the world.

Nowadays, the building looks rather different. The loft units spread on two stores improve the former industrial space with their large and spectacular beams, as well as amazing windows that are a perfect combination

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Tampa features yet another magnificent condo-style residential building, and this is none other than the Meridian. It is located at the Channelside district of Tampa. It is quite reminiscent of the vintage buildings that can be found in Miami’s South beach. Built in the year 2005, the Meridian is considered as a modern loft building, which specifically stands at the intersection of 12th and Whiting. It features open layouts, functional floor plans, and promises high-end facilities. The Meridian brings the contemporary culture of Manhattan and the chic style of South Beach, and both are integrated at Tampa’s Channelside district.

The Meridian Luxury Condos in TampaThe Meridian never fails to amaze those urban dwellers in Tampa. The private terrace can surely entertain a resident, as well

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Al-Lopez-Park-–-Cordelia-Hunt-Community-Center-in-TampaThe Al Lopez Park is comprised of about 132 acres of Florida wildlife. If it is not the land that may interest you, maybe the ponds will. There are actually two ponds that fall within the boundaries of the park. The pond located north offers fishing, and most people believe that fishing is what makes Al Lopez Park better and unique compared to other parks in the area.

Park History

Back then, the Al Lopez Field was a spring training and Minor League baseball park. It was name for the Tampa native and Baseball Hall of Famer, Al Lopez. The park is located east of Dale Mabry Highway (now known as the Highway US-92) and north of Tampa Bay Boulevard. It was dedicated to Lopez in the year 1954 and opened for spring training by March of 1955. One of the

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Palma-Ceia-Country-ClubPalma Ceia Golf and Country Club is a member’s only club located in Tampa, FL, on South MacDill Avenue.  This high-end club first opened in 1916 and has been challenging novice and experienced golfers alike ever since.  Palma Ceia offers all the luxury amenities expected in a full private club right in the heart of the city.

About Palma Ceia Golf

Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club has a current membership of approximately 2,500.  The 18 hole golf course was originally designed by Donald Ross and completed in 1925.  A complete renovation was finished in 2011 by Bobby Weed.  This overhaul of the course won Renovation of the Year in 2012 from Golf, Inc.

The Palma Ceia is a superbly maintained 6,211 yard, par 70 course that players can enjoy year

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Chelsea-Place-City-HomesSouth Tampa is quickly becoming one of the most desirable areas in all of Tampa.  With its close proximity to Macdill Airforce Base, downtown Tampa, downtown St. Petersburg and the best beaches, South Tampa puts you in the middle of all the action.  And if you’re looking for your own luxurious space to call home in this area, then Chelsea Place may be your dream come true.

Chelsea Place exemplifies the very best of Tampa, Florida real estate.  This South Tampa sub-divison is an upscale and stylish retreat, perfect for your own vibrant lifestyle.  Located near the Gandy Bridge, Chelsea Place provides convenience and comfort and the freedom to customize.  Town-homes here feature a great deal of elegance and expert design.  The beautiful interior finishes

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Tampa-RiverwalkThe Tampa Riverwalk is an open space and pedestrian trail development, located along the Hillsborough River in Tampa, Florida. The portion on downtown Tampa travels along the Tampa Arts District, which include the Curtis Hixon Park, Tampa Museum of Art, Glazer Children’s Museum, Rivergate Tower, and the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts. The Riverwalk extends to the Channelside District and connects up at Tampa Heights.

What to Expect at Riverwalk

The Riverwalk with 1.6 miles is now completed. It connects the downtown’s noted cultural venues, live business areas, as well as the beautiful parks. The Walk indeed offers diverse scenery, and it is a bit educational too with the interpretative signs and public art along found in the area. The Riverwalk

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GardenYour outdoor garden is likely either that neglected part of your home that doesn’t interest you much or it’s that part of your home that you treasure most. Part of the problem for those that feel the burden of maintaining a garden is that they don’t understand the potentials of an outdoor space in their home.

With the right use of your space, you can turn your garden into something really special for your family to enjoy for years to come. A great place to start is to add the right garden structure, depending on the size, space, and goal of your yard, and then bring in the right plants to accompany it. Take a look at the different garden structures you could work with and understand how they can transform your home’s outdoor space in no time.

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tampa-bayYou already knew that the Tampa Bay was a special place, but did you realize that many of the top growing companies felt the same? The Bay is becoming home to some of the fastest growing companies in the entire country, a sure sign that this city is a highly desirable place to live.

Last year the Inc. 5000 list took a look at the fastest-growing businesses in the US and it concluded that of the 5,000 fastest-growing companies in the country, that 73 of them were right here in the Tampa Bay. Take a look at who made the list and why some of them chose this beautiful part of the country.

Some of the players in the top 10 list

You’ll find a range of fields that occupy the top 10 list of Inc. 5000’s 2015 selections operating out of Tampa Bay. Top

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Could you use some family time at one of the great beaches in Pinellas County? You don’t want to end up at a beach that isn’t very family-friendly, between party go-er’s to having no lifeguards on duty. The good news is that you can plan ahead with this guide for things like safety first, food options to keep the kids happy, and what to expect with parking during your family outing. Take a look at what beaches in Tampa Bay’s Pinellas County that will be perfect for family day and what you should know before planning your day in the sun.

A day in Clearwater’s Sand Key Beach – 1060 Gulf Blvd, Clearwater

clearwaters-sand-key-beachThis beach is a great option if you’re looking to keep things simple. You can park at a meter for just 75 cents per hour and there is a change machine

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