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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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Best Gelato in TampaWhat is better on a hot Tampa day than a scoop of gelato? This Italian treat is unlike your typical ice cream or frozen custard; this is a healthier way to beat the heat and enjoy some sweets. It has less fat, fewer calories, and most would agree it tastes better than ice cream too! You’ll find that the same serving of ice cream compared to gelato would save you around 150 calories and almost 15 grams of fat. Why go with the typical ice cream cone on date night and instead, go for a scoop of gelato that will keep your pants fitting great and your date smiling just as big!

Gelateria del Duomo – 2223 NW Shore Blvd, Tampa

Make your first stop over to Tampa’s Gelateria del Duomo, over on NW Shore Boulevard. It’s 100% authentic featuring all natural

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Tampa Bay LightningThe Tampa community has been behind their team all year long and the season isn’t over. They managed to advance to the Eastern Conference finals on Sunday after winning four straight against the New York Islanders. They will face the Pittsburgh Penguins in the conference finals.

Why Did the Lightning Advance?

While it may not come as much of a surprise, since the Lightning were in the Stanley Cup Finals last year, they didn’t start off so hot this season. Finally, they are playing their best hockey and it couldn’t come at a better time. Some of the reasons they are playing so well include:

  • Ben Bishop (The Goaltender) is playing excellent hockey (Update – injured and day to day).
  • The defense has stepped up and made it difficult on opposing
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Luxury TheatreResidents of Pinellas County will be excited to hear that a new movie theater just arrived to town. Cobb Luxury 10 Theatre is going to change your movie-going experience for good. Instead of making the tedious drive to Sundial in downtown St. Pete’s or over to the Pinellas Park mall for the latest flick, you’ll be able to catch the latest releases right in your area while watching in luxury!

This is a long-awaited improvement to the area as it replaces the old AMC six-screen theater that closed its doors nine years ago. Now, you’ll be able to enjoy a full-service dining and bar experience while checking out the newest blockbusters. Take a look at what you can expect from this newest addition to the Tyrone Square Mall in St. Petersburg.

 

What to

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Top Beaches with Chair and UmbrellaFlorida is full of great beaches on the Gulf of Mexico. They don’t get much better than the fine beaches found throughout the Pinellas County area. With a total of 35 miles of beaches, you can certainly find something to fit your needs.

Fort Desoto Park’s North Beach

Located in South Pinellas County, Fort Desoto Park’s North Beach is a great choice. Lifeguards are on duty from March to Labor Day and there is a small concession stand for snacks. You will need to pay the small 35 cent toll each way and admission to the park is $5 per car.

Sand Key Beach

Found in Central Pinellas County, Sand Key Beach is a wonderful beach with plenty to offer. The lifeguards are on duty from March to Labor Day and you can enjoy a concession stand nearby. The

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Easter EggsEaster is fast approaching, which means family brunches, Easter egg hunts and many other fun events. The Tampa area offers all kinds of events for Easter. Here are some of the top choices for the entire family to enjoy.

Easter Egg Hunts

If you’re searching for an Easter egg hunt, you’re in luck. The Tampa area is full of great choices for children to enjoy including:

  • 24th Annual Free Giant Easter Egg Hunt – Held at Coachman Park in Clearwater, this Easter egg hunt will start at 11am on Easter Sunday, March 27th.
  • 2016 Annual City-Wide Easter Egg Hunt – Held in Plant City, this event will provide plenty of fun for children ages 3 to 11. It takes place at the Otis M. Andrews Sports Complex on March 26th.
  • Brandon Regional Hospital Easter Egg
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St. Patrick's Day in TampaSt. Patrick’s Day is one of the best adult holidays of the year. Whether you’re really Irish or you just want to pretend for the day, there are plenty of great ways to celebrate around Tampa. Here are some of the top festivals, parades, Irish bars and other ways to celebrate.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Tampa

Tampa provides a number of great ways to celebrate March 17th including:

Paddy Fest at Irish 31 Hyde Park – 1611 West Swann Avenue, Tampa

Actually held on March 12th and starting at 11am, this St. Patrick’s Day festival will include local bands and plenty of great food and drink from Irish 31 Restaurant and Bar. Three live bands will play including Connor Zwetsch and Daniel Rodriguez.

The Mayor’s River O’Green Fest – Curtis Hixon

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