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  • illusionists
    May 29, 2015
    THE ILLUSIONISTS – WITNESS THE IMPOSSIBLE (Friday to Sunday) Broadway’s best-selling magic show comes to the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, filling the stage at Morsani Hall with a mix of magic acts that range from amazing and unbelievable. AMERICAN CHRONICLES: NORMAN ROCKWELL (closes Sunday) This is the last chance to see works by iconic American painter Normal Rockwell continue their visit to the Tampa Museum of Art through the end of May. Take the chance to see first-hand...
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    May 28, 2015
    Hold onto your seat: The Cobra's Curse is coming to Busch Gardens Tampa . Park officials announced this morning that they'll open Tampa Bay's newest thrill ride in 2016. The Cobra's Curse will lift riders 70 feet in the air to start, then launch them out over the Serengeti Plain spinning all the while. “This isn’t your ordinary spin coaster. In true Busch Gardens style, we’re putting a twist on this attraction and taking riders on an unforgettable and...
  • eboats0
    May 19, 2015
    The folks at Tampa Bay's online magazine, 83 Degrees , took a ride on Tampa eBoats and fell in love with the unique perspective the boats offer on our fair community. They provide a rundown of 12 things you can see from an e-Boat. Having piloted an e-Boat myself,I can say that the electric boats -- available for rent at the docks outside Tampa Convention Center -- are a great way to explore downtown and definitely give you a new perspective on the area. The best part is: the boats are
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    April 21, 2015
    Summer will be here before you know it why not celebrate summer in a place built for it? In Tampa Bay, you can enjoy the water on a paddleboard, water bike or kayak, test your courage on North America's tallest drop tower, come nose-to-nose with the tallest animal on the planet or lose yourself in the blue coolness surrounded by thousands of fish and sea creatures. You can also indulge your inner fanboy or fangirl as Tampa Bay hosts a string of high-profile concerts and cons. Get your...
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    April 14, 2015
    What comes to mind when you envision the best place to take your kids on vacation? A top-rated zoo where the kids can feed a variety of animals from rhinos to stingrays ? An aquarium with three touch tanks , lemurs, otters and a 2-acre outdoor water adventure zone? A theme park with top-rated rollercoasters and immersive animal experiences? A children’s museum with 170 hands-on exhibits? Nine waterfront parks connected by a newly-updated riverwalk? A science museum focused on bettering...
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    March 17, 2015
    An endangered clouded leopard gave birth to a single male kitten on March 7 at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo. As the first kitten born to the Zoo’s pair of 4-year-old clouded leopards, this offspring introduces new genetics into the managed population in North America. The parent leopards, “Yim” (male) and “Malee“ (female), arrived at the Zoo in 2011 at six months of age. They were paired as potential mates by the Clouded Leopard Species Survival Plan (SSP), a...