Tampa Bay Buzz
17
December
2014
$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 Amalie Arena, laid out plans for a new hotel and reinvented Channelside Bay Plaza, along with office towers, housing, shops and the University of South Florida's medical school. The plan also envisions modernizing the TECO Historic Streetcar and adding ferry service along the waterfront and into the bay. The Channelside waterfront "is a phenomenal...
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Tampa Bay in Top 10 for active lifestyle

In Tampa Bay, a great outdoor experience is never far away. With great weather year-round and an abundance of sports facilities, it's no wonder we ranked near the top of Wallet Hub's 2014 Best and Worst Cities for and Active Lifestyle. We placed 6th on the ranking of the country's 100 biggest...

The day the South Florida Railroad came to town

Our friends at the Tampa Bay History Center (@tampabayhistory) reminded us via Twitter that today's the day in 1883 that the South Florida Railroad arrived in Tampa Bay. Railroad baron Henry B. Plant was to west Florida what his competitor, Henry Flagler, was to the cities along Florida's Atlantic...

Nitro Circus Live Kicks Off Tour in Tampa at the Amalie Arena on May 5, 2015

Nitro Circus Live will be kicking off their 2015 tour in Tampa at the Amalie Arena on May 5th and then continue to travel throughout the country visiting 14 cities.  Nitro Circus Live, the action shorts spectacle that is a worldwide phenomenon, features more than 40 of the world’s best action sports...

Have a Ghoulish Good Time this Weekend in Tampa (10/31 - 11/2)

Look's like we have a Friday full of fright with Halloween falling on a Friday this year!!!  Dig out your costumes, the Halloween events continue through the weekend as well as many other events in Tampa Bay offering you a special taste of authentic West Tampa Cuisine to Opera music on the lawn......

Welcome to a Different Place ...

Hyatt Place Tampa Busch Gardens recently completed its multi-million dollar renovation to all of the hotels 126 guest rooms, guest bathrooms and its public space enhancements to the upscale select service hotel & authentic hospitality for which Hyatt is known. provides a superb hotel accommodation...

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 (9/5 through 9/7)

Tampa Boat Show | Tampa Convention Center | Fri. Sept, 5, Sat. Sept. 6, Sun. Sept 7 Tampa’s longest-running boat show is back for another year! Boating enthusiasts can check out hundreds of the newest and most popular boats as well as attend seminars focused on maintenance tips, fishing, hands-on...