Tampa Bay Buzz
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March
2015
Come to Conquer: Spring Training
Baseball is in the air in Tampa Bay! Our hometown team (at least during Spring Training), the New York Yankees, hold their first training home game against the Phillies today at Steinbrenner Field. Get your tickets for the 1:05 p.m. game. We're going to assume any Yankees fans worth their card collection knows how to get to Steinbrenner Field. So let's focus on all you can do here in Tampa Bay before and after the games. Oxford Exchange Every baseball player starts his day with a good breakfast, and you should, too. Oxford Exchange sits in a restored historic building across Kennedy Boulevard from the University of Tampa, which has its own...
The Florida Aquarium

Busch Gardens sets Food & Wine shows

Busch Gardens Tampa opens its first food and wine festival this weekend. The fantastic food and amazing drinks are just part of the equation. The eight-weekend festival has a musical line-up that would put most jukeboxes to shame. Lucky for us all, the entire festival is included in the price of...

The Refinery marks a milestone

The Refinery and Fodder & Shine, two Seminole Heights foodie havens owned by James Beard-nominated chef Greg Baker, mark milestones today. The Refinery celebrates its fifth anniversary this month with a double-sided menu featuring both the current offerings and those from the opening day. Fodder &...

Tampa Riverwalk makes waterfront fun

The final major segment of the Tampa Riverwalk will open to traffic at the end of this month. It will be the newest piece of Tampa Bay's embrace of the Hillsborough River, which flows through the middle of town and and meets the sea beneath the city's downtown skyscrapers. For nearly two centuries,...

Come to Conquer: Florida Strawberry Festival

If you've eating strawberries lately, odds are they came from Tampa Bay. Each year, the Florida Strawberry Festival takes over Plant City to celebrate our status as the Winter Strawberry Capital of the U.S.The 20 million flats of strawberries picked in Tampa Bay between December and April each year,...

5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay

Florida Strawberry Festival (Feb. 26-March 8) Things you didn’t know about Tampa Bay: It is the Winter Strawberry Capital of the World. Those luscious red fruits (don't they look delicious?) ripen on farms throughout the Tampa Bay area from October through March. Celebrate the harvest at the Florida...

17 Reasons to visit Tampa Bay in March

There’s so much to discover in March in Tampa Bay! We’re in the middle of our eight-week Gasparilla Season, so from the first day to the last, March is packed with treasures waiting to be unlocked: art, culture, sports, movies, music. Don’t just visit Tampa Bay in March; take over! Florida...

Busch Gardens: Meet the baby cheetahs

The Squee! meter just hit the red zone. Say hello to baby cheetahs Thabo ("Joy") and Tendai ("Thankful"), Busch Gardens Tampa's newest animal additions. They're 3 months old and could not possibly be any cuter. I can feel my blood sugar rising just looking at them. You can look at them for now at...