NHL All Star Game TampaNHL All Star Weekend in Tampa is almost here and if you aren’t planning on going to the game or perhaps aren’t all that big of a hockey fan, there are plenty of other events and festivities happening all around town that you’ll still want to check out.

The weekend will officially kick-off with the opening of the FREE 2018 NHL All-Star Pregame Fan Festival, which starts later today at 5 p.m. and run until 10 p.m. Happening over in the Amalie Arena Silver Parking Lot and nearby Cotanchobee Park, the festival will be great for kids and there will be lots of opportunities to meet all the NHL mascots, check out the NHL All Star Skills Zone, and also snap some photos with the famed Stanley Cup and various NHL Players from the past and present.

The pregame fest…

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Gasparilla Fest 2018As you probably already know, Tampa’s biggest part of the year is in just couple days, and this year is a little extra special because of the NHL all-star game also happening at Amalie Arena on Sunday. But before you throw on your hockey sweaters and gear up for Tampa’s first all-star weekend since 1999, let’s first take a look at the schedule of events for Gasparilla 2018: 

Gasparilla Invasion Brunch - 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

Before you swing over to the bay front, stop over at the Tampa Convention Center for a quick brunch. Tickets are required but the brunch is a great way to kick-off the day and get fully into Gasparilla mood. The menu is about what you would expect from brunch menu, and let’s face it—you probably won’t feel like cooking on…

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Chances are if you’re a Tampa resident or existing home owner, the annual Gasparilla celebration is already prominently marked on your calendar. But if not, don’t forget that the Children’s Gasparilla Parade is scheduled for tomorrow, which is truly one of our favorite events during the entire festival.

As part of Tampa’s Gasparilla celebration since all the way back to 1947, the Children’s Parade runs along Tampa’s most famous stretch of road, Bayshore Boulevard, and actually uses part of the same route of the Gasparilla Parade of the Pirates.
Over the years, the Children’s Gasparilla Parade has continued to grow into one of the more popular events and now features all sorts of participants that range from local marching bands and dance companies to…

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Davis Islands Homes Davis Islands is one of the premier places to call home in all of Tampa, and Tampa Bay Lightning standout Ondrej Palat and his wife apparently agree. According to a recent report, the Palats paid $3.3 million for their new Davids Islands home, which officially closed back in early December. 

As mentioned by the Tampa Bay Business Journal, the couple already owns another home in the neighborhood, which was originally purchased all the way back in 2014 for $1.275 million. 

After signing a contract extension last summer , Palat will likely be in Tampa for the next five seasons. 

Over the years, Davis Islands has been a popular place for Lightning players to call home. It’s close proximity to downtown Tampa, the wide-range of stunning homes for sale,…

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Surrounded by beautiful beaches, endless options in shopping, dining and entertainment, plus the luxury of stunning homes, the Tampa area is about to get another boost when it comes to upscale living. Several stylish new condo buildings have just hit the MLS, bringing a generous collection of new residences to the market.

ONE St. Pete

One of the most anticipated is the new ONE St. Petersburg, currently under construction in Downtown St. Pete. This lavish new high-rise takes up an entire city block, with plans to rise 41-stories, including more than 250 luxury condos plus hotel rooms.

The stylish private residences come complete with gourmet kitchens, floor-to-ceiling windows and large private terraces, including glass rails. The…

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