Tampa Bay Buzz
15
December
2014
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 cities. We were one notch behind Orlando (No. 5) and well above our neighbor across the bay, St. Petersburg (No. 33). Even Miami (No. 49) came in lower. At the bottom of the list: Several cities baking under the sun in Texas and Nevada along with New York City, which has some of the highest costs for gym memberships and sports facilities in the country. So...
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6 Tampa Bay pioneers honored

Tampa Bay honored 6 of its founding citizens Friday morning with busts on the Tampa Riverwalk. The statues will join the dozen already lining the 2.5-mile waterfront promenade through downtown. The Historic Monument Trail captures important figures in Tampa Bay's history, from Native Americans to...

Le Meridien honored as a Historic Hotel

Le Meridien Tampa, Tampa Bay's newest luxury hotel has been honored by Historic Hotels of America. The hotel opened this year in the extensively renovated 1905 federal courthouse in downtown Tampa. The courthouse, which sat empty for years, is on National Register for Historic Places. Today's what...

Tampa Bay is easy on your wallet

When you visit Tampa Bay, you'll go home some great memories -- and a few bucks still in your wallet. That's because Tampa Bay knows how to have a good time without spending a lot of money. The region ranks No. 2 on CouponsDaily.com's new 15 Most Frugal Cities list. Here's what CouponsDaily has to...

Tampa Bay prepares for marriage-minded LGBT couples

With Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage likely to end early next month, Visit Tampa Bay has prepared an ad campaign inviting gay and lesbian couples to choose Tampa and Hillsborough County for their weddings and honeymoons. “This change will open an entirely new market for Tampa Bay tourism,” said...

Tampa Bay cracks another Top 10 beer towns list

Beer drinkers, listen up! If you're looking to spend some time in a town that knows its suds, Tampa Bay is the place to be. Our booming microbrew scene has helped us land on Livability.com's Ten Best Beer Cities, 2014. Here's what the writers had to say about our beer culture: "More than 30...

Bike Share comes to Tampa Bay

You can put your mettle to the pedal and get around downtown Tampa on two wheels when you rent from Coast Bike Share. Tampa Bay's new bike share program kicked off Monday, Nov. 17, with Mayor Bob Buckhorn leading the pack on a short ride in Ybor City. The bike share system is open for anyone who...

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......