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15 Reasons to Visit Tampa Bay in July
  Tampa Bay is a place built for summer. Fill every day to the fullest. Shark Week (July 5-12): Get in on some toothy fun at The Florida Aquarium, home to six different species of sharks. The week is tied to Discovery Channel’s annual festival of all things shark. SUMMER CONCERTS ‘Tis the season for rocking out at Amalie Arena and MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre. The highlights (there’s way more where these came from):   IMAGINE DRAGONS (July 10) Grammy winners bring their electrifying live show and Smoke + Mirrors Tour to Amalie Arena. The show starts at 7 p.m. Buy your tickets here. SAM SMITH (July 21) British crooner Sam Smith comes to...
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Docks, kayak launch open downtown

Who needs a car when you can get to dinner by boat? Just in time for getting outside on the Fourth of July, the City of Tampa has opened three boat docks and a kayak launch at Water Works Park just north of downtown. The park sits next to Ulele, one of Tampa Bay's newest and most popular...

10 Reasons to meet in Tampa Bay

  1. HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS - More than 70 hotels providing over 21,000 rooms to choose from for your next meeting. Whether your concerns are budget or indulgence, your attendees are sure to find all the comforts of home at the highest levels of hospitality.  
  2. THE SKY IS THE LIMIT - Home to Tampa...

Sweatiest place in the US? No sweat.

Tampa Bay, it turns out, is hot in the summer. We'll pause a moment to let you appreciate that statement. If you're standing outside, you'll know immediately what we're talking about. The folks at Honeywell Fans and Environmental Health & Engineering have decided that Tampa Bay ranks as the...

Take a video tour of Tampa Bay's Ulele

If only this were smell-o-vision! Our friends at Visit Florida submit for your consideration this video tour of Ulele, one of Tampa Bay's most popular restaurants. If you're wondering where to eat lunch today, here's your answer. 

iTrekkers: A Tampa Bay fish story

The sun had just cleared the eastern horizon as we loaded our gear into the waiting boat. Our destination: the Gulf of Mexico, 50 miles off the coast on the last day of red snapper season. So, no dawdling. The official John's Pass farewell party -- he'll be waiting when we get back. A few minutes...

Unlock Tampa Bay for Father's Day

Father’s Day is coming up quick, but you still have time to plan a sweet day for the dad(s) in your life. We’ve rounded up a few ideas to help you out.
  1. Fishing
Dads love fishing, it’s a scientific fact. And as this precious video from iTrekkers shows, kids love it, too. Spend the day on the water...

Get a taste of Tampa Bay at TIA

The board the oversees Tampa International Airport, Tampa Bay's gateway to the world, guaranteed this week that visitors first (or last) taste of Tampa Bay will happen at the airport. The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority approved 11 new concessions contracts for the airport, now going through...