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September
2015
5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay
Labor Day is here, marking the end to another fun-filled summer here in Tampa Bay. Whether you’re looking to spend some quality time with the family or hit up the party scene, we have something for everyone. Discover all the treasure that awaits. UNDER THE SEA WITH PHOTOGRAPHY (6 p.m. Friday) Celebrate photography this Friday, Sept. 4, 6-8 p.m. at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts.  This month’s featured Artist, Bob Blanchard, will be unveiling his latest exhibition: Marvels of the Reef: An Exhibition of Underwater Photography. The evening includes an opening reception with refreshments provided by Pane Rustica followed with a discussion...
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5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay

URBAN RESTAURANT TOUR (5:30 p.m.-9:45 p.m. Thursday) Saddle up (and bring your helmet) for a bicycle-mounted tour of Tampa Bay eateries. This trip focuses on restaurants along downtown’s Franklin Street corridor. The advance tickets are sold out, but you may be able to land a walk-up spot if you’re...

9 Reasons to September in Tampa Bay

Where do you September? September has everything that makes a month worth having: August is over, the days are long, the summer heat backs off a bit, and the kids are in school -- giving everyone a little push to make the most of each weekend. All that makes September a great time to visit Tampa...

Ciro’s Speakeasy – A blast from the past

It begins with a knock. A small, rectangular window slides open and a pair of eyes study you. A voice whispers: “What’s the password?” The correct reply elicits entrance into a dark room without a window in sight. The eyes adjust, and a vision of the roaring 20’s appears -- the intimacy of being in...

Outdoor dining in Tampa Bay

Eating outside, especially if there's a view of the water and maybe a sunset, just makes everything taste better. Tampa Bay-based travel writer and regular USA Today contributor Skye Rodgers has a run-down of Tampa Bay's best places for dining al fresco. As a bonus, several -- Ulele, Oystercatchers,...

5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay

KNOWN AND UNKNOWN: 24 PAINTINGS BY CUBAN ARTISTS (8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday) We here in Tampa Bay have a long and deep relationship with the people and culture of Cuba. Tampa City Councilman Charlie Miranda, a Tampa native with Cuban roots, has traveled extensively to the island, collecting art by...

Tampa Riverwalk: a waterfront gem

Larry Elliston and our friends at VISIT FLORIDA give downtown's Tampa Riverwalk the star treatment. Have you spent time on the Riverwalk? What are you waiting for? Rent a bike from Coast Bike Share or bring your own, or pedal your way up the Hillsborough River on a Tampa Bay Water Bike. It's a great...

5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay

ART ON THE HOUSE (4-8 p.m. Friday) Tampa Museum of Art, downtown’s floating jewel box perched above the Hillsborough River, lets you set the price of admission. Now’s your chance to check out the museum’s collection as well as current traveling show featuring works by Pop Art icon Andy Warhol –...