Tampa Bay Buzz
28
January
2015
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 South Beach in Miami Beach. What's Thrillist got to say about our little piece of high-end Heaven? "Have you ever watched a Florida State game on TV, looked at the sections upon sections of gorgeous girls in the stands, and thought “Damn, I shoulda gone to school there.” Well, you know where a good chunk of those girls move after graduation? South...
Tampa Bay Nightlife

Tampa Bay won't surrender to pirates!

Batten down the hatches! The invasion is coming! The scurvy krewe of pirate captain Jose Gaspar rode into town Tuesday with guns blazing and cannons firing. Bent on plunder, they hustled Mayor Bob Buckhorn from his office in City Hall and demanded he meet them in Lykes Gaslight Park. They ordered...

5 Things to do in Tampa Bay

Gasparilla Children’s Parade (Saturday) – One of the largest children’s parades in the country steps off from Bay-to-Bay Boulevard at 3:30 p.m. and makes its way north along Bayshore Boulevard. Get the wee ones into their best pirate gear and come out for the fun. Come early to get The Art of Piracy...

Here's how you conquer Gasparilla

Avast, ye scum! Gasparilla --  Tampa Bay’s annual pirate party kicks off next week when Jose Gaspar and his band of ruffians will sail their ship once more into the heart of the city, then lead the third-largest parade down scenic Bayshore Boulevard. Here’s what you need to know to make this year...

Neil Gaiman comes to Tampa Theatre

If you like your love stories with a touch of the grotesque, graphic artist and film auteur Neil Gaiman and his wife Amanda Palmer have just the ticket for your Valentine's Day. Gaiman and Palmer -- he of "Coraline" and "Sandman" fame, she of the Dresden Dolls and Grand Theft Orchestra -- will will...

Tampa Bay's black heritage takes center stage

Before they became household names Ray Charles, Ella Fitzgerald and Cab Calloway made their bones in Tampa Bay. Tampa Bay has long been a hub for African American culture in Florida. Tampa Bay's black heritage will take center stage this weekend when the 15th Tampa Black Heritage Festival fills...

Epicurean joins Tampa Bay TAG hotels

Add Tampa Bay's Epicurean Hotel to the area's list of gay-friendly hotels. The South Tampa hotel earned its TAG certification in September, joining a list of eight TAG-approved hotels. To earn TAG certification, hotels have to agree not to discriminate against LGBT people in their employment...

Tampa Bay courses top Golf Digest list

Tampa Bay is home to some of Florida's best golf courses. Just ask Golf Digest. The golf magazine put six Tampa Bay area courses at or near the top of its new ranking of Florida's 75 best public courses. Topping the list are two courses at the two-year-old Streamsong Resort about an hour east of...