Tampa Bay Buzz
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December
2014
$1 billion overhaul for Channelside
Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik unveiled a vision for Tampa Bay's Channelside district this morning that promises to showcase some of the region's greatest treasures, starting with its waterfront. Vinik, who has assembled nearly 30 acres of largely vacant former industrial land around the Amalie Arena, laid out plans for a new hotel and reinvented Channelside Bay Plaza, along with office towers, housing, shops and the University of South Florida's medical school. The plan also envisions modernizing the TECO Historic Streetcar and adding ferry service along the waterfront and into the bay. The Channelside waterfront "is a phenomenal...
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6 Tampa Bay pioneers honored

Tampa Bay honored 6 of its founding citizens Friday morning with busts on the Tampa Riverwalk. The statues will join the dozen already lining the 2.5-mile waterfront promenade through downtown. The Historic Monument Trail captures important figures in Tampa Bay's history, from Native Americans to...

Have a Ghoulish Good Time this Weekend in Tampa (10/31 - 11/2)

Look's like we have a Friday full of fright with Halloween falling on a Friday this year!!!  Dig out your costumes, the Halloween events continue through the weekend as well as many other events in Tampa Bay offering you a special taste of authentic West Tampa Cuisine to Opera music on the lawn......

Things To Do This Weekend in Tampa 10/24 - 10/26

It may not be Halloween yet, but the events are kicking off this weekend! We've got you covered with our top picks for ghosts and goblins of all ages on our blog today. Friday, October 24 Friday, October 24- Oct. 31 | “Nightmare on Franklin Street” Halloween Series | Tampa Theatre Tampa's most...

America's Got Talent Auditions Coming to Tampa November 2nd!

Think you have what it takes to be on Season 10 of America's Got Talent?! Does your talent deserve to be seen on the most surprising, modern, variety show in the world?! If you answered YES, be sure to come out on Sunday, November 2nd to the Tampa Convention Center and audition for season 10 of...

Things to do this Weekend in Tampa Bay (9/5 through 9/7)

Tampa Boat Show | Tampa Convention Center | Fri. Sept, 5, Sat. Sept. 6, Sun. Sept 7 Tampa’s longest-running boat show is back for another year! Boating enthusiasts can check out hundreds of the newest and most popular boats as well as attend seminars focused on maintenance tips, fishing, hands-on...

Celebrate Labor Day Weekend in Tampa Bay!

Extended Hours and & Discounted Admission | Florida Aquarium | Aug. 31 The Florida aquarium will offer extended hours (until 9 p.m.) and a discounted admission of only $15 (after 5 p.m.) this Sunday for the Lighted Boat Parade and Fireworks show on the Channelside waterway.  Fireworks show starts at...

8 Ways to Take Over Tampa Bay This Weekend

Dear (Insert your name here), Consider this your official invitation with eight ways to take over Tampa Bay this weekend!  No planning needed- we did all the hard work for you to make it easy for you.  From celebrity comic-con appearances to getting wild drinking craft beers at the Zoo and much,...