Tampa Bay Buzz
29
July
2015
10 Reasons Tampa Bay Is Awesome
Regardless of the time of year there are always tons of fun activities to participate in all year round! Daily Sunshine We aren’t called the sunshine state for nothing! We even have a perfectly built in afternoon rain shower in the summer so you can get a quick nap around 3 p.m. and get a little rest before enjoying a night out. Outstanding Restaurants Fun fact, Tampa Bay is the launching pad for many national restaurant concepts. We have dozens of delicious spots popping up all the time and some of the most creative chefs in the country. Rich History Tampa has no shortage of interesting history, from the rise of cigars in the early 1900s to...
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Epicurean hosts 7-week chef showdown

Ever dream about attending Food Network’s “Iron Chef America?” Now you have the chance to witness a local version of that world-famous program. And it’ll be epic. Starting next Monday, July 27, Tampa Bay’s Epicurean Hotel will open its in-house kitchen theater to the Epic Chef Showdown. Eight of...

Coast Bike Share: 10,000 and counting

Coast Bike Share, Tampa Bay’s bike rental service, has reached 10,000 members after less than a year in business. Coast Bikes’ sturdy, blue machines can be found at stations throughout downtown. With new bike lanes and paths, they make it easy to move around Tampa Bay, whether you’re running a quick...

Cigar City beers among the world's best

Tampa Bay's leading hometown brewery showed the world what our growing craft-beer scene can do, taking some of the top awards at the U.S. Open Beer Championship last week. Judges taste-tested 4,000 beers and ciders from across the U.S. and around the world. More than 20 international entries spanned...

iTrekkers: A Tampa Bay fish story

The sun had just cleared the eastern horizon as we loaded our gear into the waiting boat. Our destination: the Gulf of Mexico, 50 miles off the coast on the last day of red snapper season. So, no dawdling. The official John's Pass farewell party -- he'll be waiting when we get back. A few minutes...

5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay: Stanley Cup edition

Attention Chicago Blackhawks fans! Tampa Bay is ready for you -- and we don't mean just the Lightning. We've got plenty to keep you busy in between games of this year's Stanley Cup finas at Amalie Arena. Here's a sampling: Get yourself a CityPASS Tampa Bay is the only destination in Florida where...

Busch Gardens: Ride, Slide, Dine for $99

Now through June 14, Tampa Bay visitors can buy a $99 pass to Busch Gardens Tampa that also gets them access to Busch Gardens' Adventure Island water park. The "Ride, Slide & Dine" ticket lets you choose two visits and two meals at either park. Tickets must be bought by June 14 and can be used by...

How to See Tampa Bay from an e-Boat

The folks at Tampa Bay's online magazine, 83 Degrees, took a ride on Tampa eBoats and fell in love with the unique perspective the boats offer on our fair community. They provide a rundown of 12 things you can see from an e-Boat. Having piloted an e-Boat myself,I can say that the electric boats --...