Tampa Bay Buzz
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July
2015
5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay
TAMPA BAY COMIC CON (Friday through Sunday): Fans and creators of science fiction and superheroes will converge on the Tampa Convention Center for a weekend of meeting and greeting. Panel discussions will give behind-the-scenes insight into storylines. Celebrities will be on hand to sign and pose. This year’s star attraction will be Princess Leia herself, actress Carrie Fisher, who will bring her famous female hero back to the screen in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” WAZOO at Lowry Park Zoo (Saturday) Come on out to Lowry Park Zoo this Saturday from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. to enjoy one of the best beer festivals in the country. Enjoy a cold,...
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Epicurean teaches next young chefs

Everything about the Epicurean Hotel oozes luxury. From the elegance of Spa Evangeline to the decadence of dessert shop Chocolate Pi and the rooftop bar The Edge, opulence abounds. But there’s also a heart and soul which some members of the Tampa area Boys & Girls Clubs have experienced in the last...

10 Reasons Tampa Bay Is Awesome

Regardless of the time of year there are always tons of fun activities going on in Tampa Bay.  
  1. 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...

5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay

FLORIDA AQUARIUM EXTENDED HOURS (Thursdays in July) Start your weekend early by staying late at the Florida Aquarium. Now you can escape the summer heat (and the occasional thunderstorm) by spending more time in the cool dark pondering the Caribbean reef tank or laughing at the ring-tailed lemurs....

Tampa Bay black history gets reborn

Did you know that R&B legend Ray Charles got his start in Tampa Bay? Or that Martin Luther King Jr. visited Tampa Bay in 1961 as he rose to lead the Civil Rights Movement? Tampa Bay's African American history, once centered in Central Avenue on the northwest corner of downtown, was largely erased...

5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay

KID ROCK with FOREIGNER (Saturday) The full name's a mouthful: Kid Rock Presents: Kid Rock’s First Kiss: Cheap Date Tour with special guest Foreigner. You’ll know all the words to all the songs, trust me. The show’s at MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre. Go here for tickets. BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S ...

5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay

FOURTH OF JULY (Friday & Saturday) Channelside Fourth: Channelside Bay Plaza gets an early start on the holiday with two nights of free fireworks in Garrison Channel and live music in the plaza. The party starts at 8 p.m. Friday (July 3) and Saturday. Busch Gardens Tampa: The show starts at 9:30...

15 Reasons to Visit Tampa Bay in July

  Tampa Bay is a place built for summer. Fill every day to the fullest. Shark Week (July 5-12): Get in on some toothy fun at The Florida Aquarium, home to six different species of sharks. The week is tied to Discovery Channel’s annual festival of all things shark. SUMMER CONCERTS ‘Tis the season for...