Tampa Bay Buzz
29
July
2015
10 Reasons Tampa Bay Is Awesome
Regardless of the time of year there are always tons of fun activities going on in Tampa Bay.   Outstanding Restaurants Fun fact, Tampa Bay is the launching pad for many national restaurant concepts. We have dozens of delicious spots popping up all the time and some of the most creative chefs in the country.       2.  Rich History Tampa has no shortage of interesting history, from the rise of cigars in the early 1900s to becoming a hot spot for music in the 40s and 50s, there is something for history buffs of every kind.      3.  Delicious Craft Beer Scene With more than 25 brewerieswithin 10 square miles plus multiple tour options you can get...
The Florida Aquarium

Busch Gardens: 1 of world's top parks

Now the folks at Trip Advisor have reported what we've known all along: Busch Gardens Tampa is one of the top amusement parks in the world. Trip Advisor included the home of Falcon's Fury, the tallest drop tower in North American, on its list of the 25 best theme parks on the planet. Theme Park...

5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay

FLORIDA AQUARIUM EXTENDED HOURS (Thursdays in July) Start your weekend early by staying late at the Florida Aquarium. Now you can escape the summer heat (and the occasional thunderstorm) by spending more time in the cool dark pondering the Caribbean reef tank or laughing at the ring-tailed lemurs....

Tampa Bay black history gets reborn

Did you know that R&B legend Ray Charles got his start in Tampa Bay? Or that Martin Luther King Jr. visited Tampa Bay in 1961 as he rose to lead the Civil Rights Movement? Tampa Bay's African American history, once centered in Central Avenue on the northwest corner of downtown, was largely erased...

Epicurean hosts 7-week chef showdown

Ever dream about attending Food Network’s “Iron Chef America?” Now you have the chance to witness a local version of that world-famous program. And it’ll be epic. Starting next Monday, July 27, Tampa Bay’s Epicurean Hotel will open its in-house kitchen theater to the Epic Chef Showdown. Eight of...

5 Ways to Unlock Tampa Bay

KID ROCK with FOREIGNER (Saturday) The full name's a mouthful: Kid Rock Presents: Kid Rock’s First Kiss: Cheap Date Tour with special guest Foreigner. You’ll know all the words to all the songs, trust me. The show’s at MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre. Go here for tickets. BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S ...

Busch Gardens: Bring a friend for $25

Busch Gardens Tampa has a special deal for season-pass holders and the people who call them friends: Pass holders can get up to two friends each into the park this summer for $25 a piece. Sounds like a recipe for fun during Summer Nights. Prepare to have lots of friends, pass holders. The deal is...

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...