Tampa Bay Buzz
7
May
2015
5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay
It’s never too late to plan the weekend. Unless it’s Monday morning – but then you just plan for next weekend! Here’s what’s on tap in Tampa Bay for this weekend. BIG GUAVA MUSIC FESTIVAL (May 8-9) The Strokes, the Pixies and Canadian rocker Ryan Adams lead the bill for this year’s Big Guava Music Festival. The festival will fill four stages for two days at the point where the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater and the Florida State Fairgrounds meet. As a bonus, the Fairgrounds midway will be open and offering free rides all day! CRAFTOLOGY (May 9) The Glazer Children’s Museum turns its attention to the grown-ups when it holds Craftology, an...
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Baby chimp seeks new mom in Tampa

A baby female chimpanzee, born at The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore on March 12, has moved to Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo in search of a surrogate chimp mother after her birth mother was unable to properly care for her. The infant, named “Keeva,” (pronounced key-va), was born at 2.6 pounds to first-time...

Spotlight on Tampa Bay's Cuban roots

Before the first Cuban refugee set foot in South Florida, Cubans had already been an integral part of Tampa Bay for nearly a century. This weekend, the New York Times reminded the world just how connected Tampa Bay is and has been to Cuba -- and how much we'd like to rebuild those old connections as...

Selmon Greenway: Tampa Bay's new trail

First we had Bayshore Boulevard's 4.5 miles of unbroken pedestrian pathway. Then the Tampa Riverwalk's final major section opened in March, created another 2.5 miles of biking, running and walking space through the heart of the city. Now comes the newest addition to Tampa Bay's growing network of...

20 Reasons to Visit Tampa Bay in May

RIVER FEST (May 2-3) Come out and celebrate the Tampa Riverwalk with a party 2.5 miles long. With the recently christening of Kennedy Boulevard Plaza, the Riverwalk’s last major segment, downtown now has an unbroken path for walking, running and biking along the Hillsborough River waterfront. The...

5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay

RIVER FEST (10 a.m. Saturday to 3 p.m. Sunday) Come out and celebrate the Tampa Riverwalk with a party 2.5 miles long. With the recently christening of Kennedy Boulevard Plaza, the Riverwalk’s last major segment, downtown now has an unbroken path for walking, running and biking along the...

New Ybor City hotel clears hurdle

Developers planning a new four-star hotel in Ybor City, Tampa Bay's historic Latin Quarter, won approval from the City of Tampa's historic preservation officials this week. As planned, the 180-room hotel would fill a city block on the western end of Ybor City at Seventh Avenue and North 15th Street....

Come to Conquer: Tampa Bay Summer

Summer will be here before you know it why not celebrate summer in a place built for it? In Tampa Bay, you can enjoy the water on a paddleboard, water bike or kayak, test your courage on North America's tallest drop tower, come nose-to-nose with the tallest animal on the planet or lose yourself in...