Tampa Bay Buzz
23
December
2014
Tampa Bay shares the Outback Bowl spotlight
Tampa Bay will be the star of this year's Outback Bowl Preview Special, set to air three times before Wisconsin and Auburn meet at Raymond James Stadium on New Year's Day. The preview show will showcase some of the best that Tampa Bay has to offer -- especially for those fans planning to spend days in town before and after the game. The half-hour show is produced by the bowl organizers and looks at the Auburn and Wisconsin match-up with coach and player interviews. It also spend time highlighting the fun stuff to do in the Tampa, St Pete and Clearwater area.  At the top of this year's list are: Clearwater Beach, Busch Gardens Tampa, The Florida...
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AIDA Vita makes first visit to Tampa Bay

Schiff ahoi! The German cruise ship AIDA Vita (@aida_de) made its first call on Tampa Bay Wednesday, pulling into port at 8 a.m. after an overnight trip from Miami. The visit by the 1,200-passenger cruise ship was the first of six scheduled for Port Tampa Bay between now and April. Passengers spent...

$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...

Le Meridien honored as a Historic Hotel

Le Meridien Tampa, Tampa Bay's newest luxury hotel has been honored by Historic Hotels of America. The hotel opened this year in the extensively renovated 1905 federal courthouse in downtown Tampa. The courthouse, which sat empty for years, is on National Register for Historic Places. Today's what...

If You Don't Meet at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, You'll Hate Yourself Later

    Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay proudly debut the highly anticipated final phase of its $20 million transformation… and whether it’s a business or leisure you want to stay here ! Located in a 35-acre nature preserve on the northern shores of Tampa Bay, Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay is a tranquil hideaway that...

Three (some FREE) things to do this weekend in Tampa!

Guess what's back? Guess what's back?!!?!  HOCKEY and Howl-O-Scream! Both... make me want to scream with excitement, well... mostly fear for the return of Howl-O-Scream.  This weekend here are three of our must-see, must-do, don't-miss events happening right here in Tampa! Tampa Bay Lightning Fan...

Things to do This Weekend in Tampa Bay (9/12-9/14)

We know that Tampa is no New York Fashion week, but we’ve got Tampa Bay Fashion Week kicking off today through next week.  If fashion isn't the "Lou to your Boutin" -  is wine? If so, there are plenty of libations to fill your weekend calendar.  Live music in Tampa's newest Water Works Park also...

Fun Things to do This weekend in Tampa Bay!

I think we can all agree the weather has been a little dicey here in Tampa the last few days, but don’t let the crazy weather dampen your weekend plans.  From live music, to sea lion encounters to treating your favorite bridezilla, we’ve got you covered with fun things to do this weekend in Tampa...