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    July 17, 2014
    Plan a fun-filled weekend with a few of our top weekend picks. Adventure awaits! Thursday, July 17 Extended Fun Thursdays, Florida Aquarium The fun lasts even longer on select Thursdays this summer. Aquarium hours are extended until 7 p.m. with a discounted admission of only $15 after 4 p.m. Explore the newest exhibition, Journey to Madagascar and visit the lemurs and hissing cockroaches or hang with 20,000 sea creatures. For more information visit: http://www.flaquarium.org/ Friday, July 18
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    July 2, 2014
    Just north of downtown Tampa, along the future site of the Tampa Riverwalk is Tampa’s newest waterfront gem, Ulele Restaurant . A concept developed by Tampa long-time resident and restaurateur Richard Gonzmart, this restaurant has been revived from its humble beginnings as the old City of Tampa Water Works Building to an eclectic restaurant right in the heart of Tampa Heights (the original subdivision of Tampa). Neighboring the Water Works Park (opening Spring of 2014) and overlooking the
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    June 4, 2014
    There is no doubt that the new Epicurean Hotel is home to one of the most phenomenal foodie experiences on the planet. Located in the trendy High Park district of South Tampa, the hotel blends a unique ambiance of flavors as bold and rich as its character and sprinkled with uncommon details making you feel right at home. Unique, exceptional and conveniently located right across the street from the internationally-known and recognized Bern’s Steak House , this boutique food-based hotel...
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    May 7, 2014
    Mom, Mommy, Maaa, whatever you call that special lady in your life that is the perfect mixture of amazing, selfless, loving and strong. One thing is for sure, she deserves to be spoiled to pieces, not only this Sunday for Mother’s day, but every day! Many Tampa Bay restaurants are rolling out the red carpet for Moms. We’ve put together a few special brunches and dining spots that will remind mom once again why you are her favorite. Mother’s Day Brunch, Pelagia Trattoria...
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    May 5, 2014
    Hola Amigos! If you didn’t get your fill of margaritas, mustaches, tacos, giant sombreros and tequila this weekend lucky for you today is the “official” day to celebrate Cinco De Mayo or as I like to call it Cinco De Drinko. I’ve pulled together a few fun ways to Ole’ your way through your Monday work day! MacDintons in South Tampa is hosting a happy hour with a Dos Equis Bar, jalapeño eating contest and giving FREE sombreros to the first 100 people. Cost...
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    April 8, 2014
    It really is true; Tampa Bay is the hub for fantastic foodie events! This Sunday, April 13 th , the South Tampa Chamber of Commerce adds to the list with their annual Taste of South Tampa event promising to be bigger (double the size from last year), better and a continued South Tampa tradition going on its 9 th year. Located in Hyde Park Village , this family-friendly (and fido-friendly) event transforms the village into an amazing outdoor festival with an array of delicious food samples from
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    April 4, 2014
    From foodie festivals, the arts, to yacht parties to super swanky cabana chilling- there is plenty to do this weekend in Tampa Bay! Friday, April 4 Disenchanted, David A. Straz Center for the Performing Arts (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) This is totally up my alley! Snow White and her fellow princesses unite and storm the castle in order to take their lives back in this new musical comedy satire proving that even Happily Ever After can be a royal pain. Recommended for mature audiences (16+)
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    April 2, 2014
    Two foodie festivals are taking over Tampa Bay this weekend and both are worth spoiling your diet over! Best of the Bay, Straz (Saturday, April 5) Tampa’s longest running culinary fundraiser (going on its 29 th year) is back with some of the tastiest dishes from the top restaurants in Tampa Bay! More than 40 of Tampa Bay’s best restaurants, caterers and vendors will participate in this year’s event with various entrée samplings, luscious desserts, beer and premium...
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    March 28, 2014
    TGIF Y’all! Can you believe it? The weekend is almost here. With crazy reports of rainy weather and sunshine all throughout the weekend, there’s really no telling how Mother Nature will grace us with her presence. We have pulled together a few things to do this weekend (rain or shine). From exploring the arts, to ghost hunting to Tampa, to taking a shot at a Guinness Book of World Records win to a party in the park with lighted-LED beach balls there really is something to do for...
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    March 13, 2014
    PaddyFest at Irish 31 (Saturday 3/15, Sunday 3/16 and Monday 3/17 | Hyde Park Village) Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all weekend long with a three-day, all-inclusive street festival in the heart of south Tampa’s Hyde Park Village for Irish 31’s annual PaddyFest celebration. Starting Saturday (3/15) with live music at 2 p.m. until 9 p.m. and a little something special for the ladies. A sexy leprechaun contest at 6 p.m. (the sexiest leprechaun wins FREE plastic surgery and no we...