Tampa Bay Buzz
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August
2015
Oh my! George Takei coming to USF
You won't have to live too long, or really be all that prosperous for a chance to see Star Trek star turned social media sensation George Takei right here in Tampa. "An Evening With George Takei" is scheduled at the USF Sun Dome on April 18 at 8 p.m. “Takei’s story goes where few stories have gone before. From a childhood spent with his family wrongfully imprisoned in a Japanese Internment Camp during World War II to becoming one of the country’s leading figures in the fight for social justice, Takei remains a powerful voice on issues ranging from politics to pop culture,” the announcement said. Tickets for the event go on sale on October 2, and...
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'A place whose time as arrived'

Tampa Bay is building fans left and right these days. The newest: Time and Money magazines. This week, Money (owned by Time) ranked Tampa Bay the top city in the Southeast  to live in -- one of five cities profiled nationwide. Our company on the list included Pittsburgh (Northeast), Denver (West),...

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 –...

Unlock Tampa's Riverwalk By Bike

This past weekend brought sunshine and the opportunity to bike the Tampa Riverwalk.    The ride began at Water Works Park and I crossed the bridge to Ulele and wove my way through the dense oaks with a sense of anticipation. As I made my way past the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, I...

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...

Coast Bike Share: 10,000 and counting

Coast Bike Share, Tampa Bay’s bike rental service, has reached 10,000 members after less than a year in business. Coast Bikes’ sturdy, blue machines can be found at stations throughout downtown. With new bike lanes and paths, they make it easy to move around Tampa Bay, whether you’re running a quick...

5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay -- with Sharks!

It must be said: Sharks are cool. Celebrate some of the oldest, most beautiful and misunderstood creatures of the deep this weekend as Shark Week takes a bite out of Tampa Bay. CELEBRATE SHARK WEEK (Friday through Sunday) Sharks are the stars of the Florida Aquarium’s enormous coral reef exhibit....

5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay is a place that's built for summer. Take over. ZOOMINATIONS (close June 28) Zoominations, the Chinese lantern festival on display at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo will pack up this weekend, so now’s your chance for one last gawk at the astounding designs spread throughout the Tampa’s Lowry Park...