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    October 15, 2014
    Conga Caliente will celebrate their tenth anniversary, of Hispanic arts and culture November 2nd. This highly anticipated event will draw thousands of visitors that will enjoy good food, entertainment and camaraderie. This free event (including parking) will be held at Al Lopez Park, the festivities begin at 2 p.m. In addition to the entertainment, guests will have the opportunity to visit the health, corporate, art, beer garden and cigar villages. For those who are looking for healthy
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    September 26, 2014
    Guess what's back? Guess what's back?!!?! HOCKEY and Howl-O-Scream! Both... make me want to scream with excitement, well... mostly fear for the return of Howl-O-Scream. This weekend here are three of our must-see, must-do, don't-miss events happening right here in Tampa! Tampa Bay Lightning Fan Fest | Amalie Arena | Saturday, Sept. 27 I know I am not the only one that is SUPER stoked about the return of Hockey Season! The Bolts are BACK starting with a special FREE event to kick...
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    September 26, 2014
    Are you looking for a tense muscle, goose bump, heart racing experience? Try to surviving the “Cursed ” at Florida’s top rated, Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Tampa. This 18 selected night Halloween event will feature 300 acres of fears, frights, and live shows around every corner. For those looking for more thrills, experience North America’s tallest freestanding drop tower, Falcons Fury, which will have you screaming for more. For those that love haunted houses, you...
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    September 12, 2014
    We know that Tampa is no New York Fashion week, but we’ve got Tampa Bay Fashion Week kicking off today through next week. If fashion isn't the "Lou to your Boutin" - is wine? If so, there are plenty of libations to fill your weekend calendar. Live music in Tampa's newest Water Works Park also kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month. We’ve picked a few of our top picks, but for the full list of events this weekend in Tampa Bay you can always visit our events website:
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    August 22, 2014
    Ohhh my goodness y’all… we’ve got a weekend full of tailgating food, football (YES finally), beer, 5K runs and even a sneak peek of the new Ulele restaurant opening next week. Get excited and start planning your weekend now with my top picks for fun things to do this weekend in Tampa Bay! Tampa Bay’s Tailgate Taste Fest | Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park |Saturday, Aug. 23 Tampa Bay’s top 22 restaurants will showcase premier tailgating dishes at the inaugural Tampa...
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    August 21, 2014
    Council Oak Steaks & Seafood at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is not only innovative, but a highly sophisticated, fine-dining experience that caters to those with the most cultivated tastes. The history and story behind the name goes back to the iconic, ancestral oak tree, which is still in existence on Hollywood, FL Seminole Tribe of Florida reservation, where tribe leaders gather to discuss tribal affairs. Rooted in history, Council Oak serves up the finest 100% USDA steaks from its...
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    August 15, 2014
    Friday, August 15 Brad Paisley | MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre | 7 p.m. Back to make the final splash of summer, country megastar Brad Paisley is taking over Tampa in time to launch his 11 th album Moonshine in the Trunk . Well, he basically already leaked it through twitter, but it’s cool we totally dig him for standing up against the “suits” as he calls them! He will join Randy Houser, Leah Turner and Charlie Worsham as part of the Country Megaticket. Tickets range:...
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    August 8, 2014
    TGIF Y’all! We’ve got another action-packed weekend here in Tampa full of music, comedians and sharks. We’ve pulled together a few of our top things you don’t want to miss this weekend! Linkin Park, Thirty Seconds to Mars, AFI | George M. Steinbrenner Field | Saturday, Aug. 9 The first concert at George M. Steinbrenner Field since 1996, the Carnivores Tour will roll in this weekend with three powerhouse musical acts. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and the concert starts at...
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    July 16, 2014
    The full definition from the Merriam-Webster dictionary states that “aloft” can be defined, at or to a great height. Opening this week in downtown Tampa, Aloft hotel is just that. Tampa’s newest electric building lights the night with bright hues of hot pinks, neon greens and takes Tampa’s downtown to greater heights. The Aloft hotel brand is based out of North America under the Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide umbrella and most often referred to as “Hip...
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    July 11, 2014
    We’ve got an action-packed weekend ahead of us folks! Literally… an action-packed weekend with Metrocon taking over the Tampa Convention Center and Marvel Universe Live! at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, there is no shortage of characters invading Tampa this weekend! Beer festivals, food trucks, fireworks and fancy pool parties we’ve got you covered with our top things you don’t want to miss! Brews and Bites | Friday, July 11 | Sail Pavilion on the Tampa Riverwalk | 6...