Tampa Bay Buzz
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March
2015
15 Reasons to Visit Tampa Bay in April
Caught your breath after two months of non-stop Gasparilla Season fun? Good. It's time to dive into April. NCAA Women's Final Four (April 5-7) Tampa Bay hosts the national championship of women's college basketball as part of a four-day extravaganza that will make hoops the region's new favorite sport. Buy your tickets for the semi-finals or the final game at Amalie Arena. Or bring the family out for any of the sports clinics, 4Kay 5k race, and other events on the agenda for the weekend. Festa Italiana (April 9 - 12) Generations of Italian immigrants, many of them from Sicily, helped make Tampa Bay one of the most diverse communities in Florida....
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Tampa Bay riders rack up the miles

In its first 100 days, Tampa Bay’s Coast Bike Share system has already racked up enough miles to nearly circle the globe. The for-profit system’s organizers say that as of March 16, Coast Bike Share had nearly 3,260 riders. Together, they pedaled almost 24,000 miles. The bulk of the riders – nearly...

5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay

No matter where you dig for things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend, you'll find gems galore! Cuban Sandwich Festival (Friday - Sunday) The humble Cuban sandwich has spread far and wide, but we never forget it started here in Tampa Bay. The combination of pork, ham, salami and pickles reflects the...

Come to Conquer: Spring Break

Expedia has ranked the Tampa Bay area as one of the most popular Spring Break destinations. Whether your Spring Break is from college, high school or pre-school, Tampa Bay has a horde of deals to unlock. HOTELS GRAND HYATT TAMPA BAY: “Stay More Save More” plan offers a discount that grows the longer...

Pedal-powered tour of Tampa Bay

Plenty of people paddle their way around Tampa Bay's sparkling waterfront. Now they can do it by pedal. Tampa Water Bike Co., the newest addition to Tampa Bay's growing waterfront, is featured today in 83 Degrees, our local online magazine. Owners Dan and Amanda Fleischbein rent water bikes --...

5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay

Lights on Tampa (6 p.m. Friday & Saturday) Unlock a gem of Tampa Bay creativity in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park and Kiley Gardens this weekend. Chicago artist Nick Cave's "Heard" performance piece will take center stage during the weekend festival with performance at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on a stage...

Hogan's Beach will tone it down

Things at Hogan's Beach, the Tampa Bay venue owned by professional wrestler Hulk Hogan, are about to get quieter. The club has agreed to city requests that it stop holding concerts after neighbors complained. The club hosted DJ Skrillex for a show in October. It held it's New Year's Eve party in a...

South Tampa listed among sexiest

South Tampa, Tampa Bay's home of the Epicurean Hotel, Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club and Bayshore Boulevard, has made Thrillist's list of "The 10 Sexiest Neighborhoods in America." Tampa Bay's toniest address is in good company. The list also includes Buckhead in Atlanta, South Bay in L.A. and...