January 2017

Found 76 blog entries for January 2017.

The Tampa ImprovWhen it comes to Tampa entertainment, there are some excellent performance theaters to enjoy a good show. Whether you’re looking for concerts or classic movies, the opera or a comedy show, you can find it all in Tampa. You’ll find people heading to the Tampa Theatre, a hidden gem on Franklin Street, for a unique movie night or being wowed by magic at the Tricks The Magic Theater.

Whatever the mood is, you’ll find that these stops around Tampa make the weekend even more exciting for date night, a gathering with friends, or time spent with family. Take a look at where you’ll want to be entertained at these Tampa performance theaters.

The Tampa Improv – 1600 East 8th Avenue C-112, Centro Ybor

When it’s a night that needs a good laugh, head over to

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New HomeownershipWhen it’s time to get the keys to your new home in Tampa, you are probably feeling over the moon and ready to take on home ownership for the first time. Tampa is such a great city to own a home due to the excellent weather, the city attractions, and the great job market.

Owning a home can be an exciting venture for you and your family, but it does come with responsibilities like remembering to pay the insurance, keeping up on property taxes, and regular home maintenance. Sometimes renovations take place to improve the house and for others, simply decorating inside the home can be a new feat.

Don’t get discouraged if you are a new homeowner in Tampa and aren’t sure what to be looking for. Here are 5 quick maintenance tips to make your life a little

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Florida Stone CrabClearwater and St. Petersburg are the perfect place to be when you want to cure that seafood craving. You can’t get such great quality seafood just anywhere. You’ll love tying the fresh catch of the day here on Florida’s west coast where travelers come from all over to enjoy the Gulf of Mexico waterfront city.

No matter the budget you are working with, you’ll find everything from a laidback beach shack to upscale, fine-dining for that special occasion. Take a look at the top seven choices that you’ll want to indulge in for your next time eating seafood.

Maritana Grille – 3400 Gulf Blvd, St Pete Beach

Red Snapper seafood dishMake it a fine-dining experience tonight at the upscale Maritana Grille in St. Pete Beach. You’ll find a blend of contemporary American with fresh

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Kids in Swimming PoolOwning a swimming pool can be a lot of fun for families and it’s almost a must-have in Florida. The hot temperatures force residents to find a way to cool down and swimming in the backyard is a great way to combat the heat. The only drawback to pool ownership is that there is a great deal of maintenance involved in keeping your pool healthy and clean.

It can be a bit overwhelming for a first time owner, but this guide will help you to learn the essentials. You’ll be relaxing with a drink in hand and a great book as you float around the pool in no time, just after finishing these tips. Take a look at the top tips for a homeowner with a swimming pool.

Watch the filter

One area that you’re probably already familiar with is the pool filter which will

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Fourth Friday in Downtown TampaDo you know where to find the best art in Tampa? Your first thought is obviously the great art museums around the city, but who has time to visit them all? Now you can enjoy all of the best art in Tampa in one night. That’s right; it’s the Downtown Tampa Fourth Friday event in which you can enjoy an exquisite evening of pure art and fun.

It’s hard to say if the best part is that you will get to enjoy art all over Downtown Tampa, that you’ll get discounts on food and drinks, or that the whole event is free. Make it a cultural night on the fourth Friday of the month in Tampa by checking out the local art scene. Take a look at what this event is all about.

What to expect

Fourth Friday in Downtown Tampa opened in March and has been ongoing ever

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One St. Petersburg Pool DeckHave you heard about the One in St. Petersburg yet? The newest to claim the title of the tallest condominium in the city, this St. Petersburg building is the newest downtown gem to get excited over. The demand has been huge for living and staying here with reservations far surpassing the project team’s expectations.

The 41-story building that is being built at First Street and First Avenue N is not only going to be the tallest in the city, it’s meeting a need for a luxury residence in the downtown waterfront near the best restaurants, museums, and shops that just isn’t being met. While people are also talking about the Salvador and the Bliss current progress, the One is all the rave right now. If you haven’t heard about the One yet, here is a look at

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Riverwalk at NightWhen it comes to family fun in Tampa, everyone’s first thought is the Tampa Riverwalk. This is the place that has all of the best Tampa attractions that anyone would love. You’ve got the Florida Aquarium for those family members that love animals, the Channelside Bay Plaza if you’re in the mood to shop, and the Tampa Museum of Art if you need a little culture in your life.

There are also plenty of options for getting on the water through the different ship and yacht companies. You’ll find it easy to enjoy the natural beauty of Tampa with area parks and the incredible views. When it comes to the Tampa Riverwalk, there are plenty of opportunities for the whole family to have some fun. Take a look at the best activities that are available to enjoy here.

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Tampa Riverwalk MapWhen you are enjoying the Tampa Riverwalk, it’s hard to ever want to leave. Of course you could call a cab and get back home, but why not put your feet up and stay a while? The Riverwalk has some excellent lodging options for visitors from out of town and residents that could use a little staycation. The hotels located here give you some of the best Tampa views, easy access to the water, and a way to spend the whole day shopping, exploring, dining, and more!

You’ll love having access to the biggest brand names in lodging such as Embassy Suites, Marriot, and the Sheraton. There is even a new hotel called Aloft which gives you a crazy pool deck overlooking the River. You can’t beat the fun of the Tampa Riverwalk, so why not make a day of it and stay all

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Single People LaughingDo you wonder what it’s like to be a single person searching for a home in Tampa? House hunting as a single person is much different than house hunting with a spouse or kids in mind. You have to consider the needs of your family in every aspect of searching for a home for multiple people while a single person can pick and choose features that are most important to them alone.

That also means there may be less of a budget to work with towards the home purchase. When a single shops for a home, choosing features that are suited to a single person’s lifestyle is important, like making safety at top priority and choosing something that’s low-maintenance since this person won’t have a mate to help with these things. Take a look at what singles are going to

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Craft Beer Flight

Brewery tours are a great way to have some fun in Tampa and try some delicious craft beer. There are a couple of great options to do this in Tampa where you can meet other beer lovers, try great brews, and explore spots in Tampa you may have never been before.

Brew tours usually take you on a ride or a walking tour to try the local breweries which means you don’t have to worry about drinking and driving. You can simply enjoy the ride, sample great beers, and find your new favorite. Tampa has options including the Tampa Brew Tours and the Craft Beer & Local Brew Bus. Take a look at these popular options in Tampa and be sure to try them all for a night of beer fun in Tampa.


The Brew Bus

Brew Bus of Tampa BayRanked as a top 5 beer city in the nation, Tampa Bay

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