Here's a list of local Tampa Bay small businesses that are still open and need your business

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Life in "the after" is pretty damn weird and sad sometimes, but here's a growing list of Tampa Bay businesses that've pivoted to help keep giving you (and your pets) the things you need. Most of these have moved to pick-up, or delivery, but it's always good to support your local businesses.


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  • AGoldPhoto Pet Photography 2020 has seen a lot of cancellations and postponements, but love, emotion and philanthropy are here to stay. That’s why this pet photography company has launched a Safer at Home Portrait Project in Tampa, helping locals capture their family’s love and emotion in their very own front yard or front porch. In order to sign up, they’re asking for a donation to be made of at least $50 to Humane Society of Tampa Bay.
  • Ben Franklin Plumbing & Scott's One Hour Air Conditioning The two companies have teamed up to spread a little joy right now. Italy is singing from their balconies, America can display a light of hope for all to see by putting up their Christmas Lights and they’ll even send a team of technicians to your home to put up your lights free of charge. Plus, they’re hosting a contest, Light Of Hope Challenge, by sending a picture of your lights through their company websites. The house with the best light display will win a free air or water purification system and will be featured in upcoming TV commercials and billboards. Enter through May 27th.,
  • Bilmar Beach Resort Beachfront resort open for those needing a much-deserved break from the Stay-At-Home confinement. All staff and accommodations are following the CDC guidelines for disinfecting and social distancing. Guest rooms have a private balcony and kitchen. 10650 Gulf Blvd., Treasure Island. 727-360-5531.
  • Big Frog Custom TeeShirts Custom shirts and apparel, offering direct-to-garment printing, screenprinting, embroidery and vinyl. 24830 State Rd. 54, Lutz. 813-909-9235.
  • Black Radish V.M. Ybor’s new vegan grocery store takes online orders, then stashes them in a locker that only you can open (yes, the cold items are kept in a thermal bag with ice packs). 2923 N. 12th St., Ybor City. 813-467-6496.
  • Bloomingdays Flower Shop Retail florist offering delivery or curbside pickup. Contactless delivery available. 11618 N. Florida Ave., Tampa. 813-933-1942.
  • Busch Gardens Tampa Bay The theme park and zoo is closed during the pandemic, but bringing turnkey, engaging activities for kids K-12 to your home. Materials can also be accessed by going directly to, or through the park’s portal at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Education.
  • CAMP Tampa Choose your own adventure (Pilates, HIIT, Yoga) at CAMP, no matter where you are. The South Tampa studio is offering CAMP2GO, an effort to support staff during this time, bringing you online workout classes with new classes posted every Monday night. Watch from anywhere for $35/month.
  • Central Cigars The largest cigar selection in Florida with over 50 brands, available for pickup. 273 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. 727-898-2442.
  • Children’s Cancer Center The Children’s Cancer Center has launched a #FuelingFamilies campaign, helping ensure families have gas in the car and food on the table to provide for their children and be able to transport their child to and from the many doctors appointments while taking extra precautions for their immunocompromised child. Make an immediate difference in the life of a child battling cancer while also supporting businesses by purchasing a virtual gift card to your favorite restaurant or gas station and in turn, the Children’s Cancer Center will fuel a family in need. All virtual gift can be sent to our Programs and Family Services Coordinator, Ashley Myers, at [email protected]
  • City Bike Tampa Downtown Tampa full-service bike shop is in drive-thru mode and still building new bikes. 208 E. Cass St., Tampa. 813-225-1777. 
  • Cloud 9 Galleries Smoke and gift shop with vapes, glass, incense, and jewelry. 1661 W. Bay Dr., Largo. 727-643-3357.
  • The Dalí The downtown St. Petersburg museum remains closed, but has opened up a digital portal that allows users to visit virtually.
  • Elizabeth Dayne Salon Tampa Currently closed, but now offering online retail, so you can get your favorite salon products shipped right to your door.
  • Grill & Provisions Co. One-stop grill pro shop and Big Green Egg Platinum Dealer. Operating under normal hours until further notice; follow @grillandprovisions social accounts for updates. Free delivery on all purchases, 20% of all charcoal, pellets, spices, rubs, and sauces. Takeout available for Off the Egg lunch and BBQ catering and family packs that can be ordered ahead and delivered. 3501 N. Armenia Ave., Tampa. 813-879-4647.
  • FairyTail Pet Care The first "Wedding Day Pet Care" company in the United States, helping couples include their pets in their weddings. FairyTail helps a shelter animal find their forever home, donating a portion of all of our proceeds to local animal shelters. Through the end of April, they’re offering $50 off any wedding package to anyone who donates any amount to a local animal shelter. Currently booking weddings through 2022. 813-701-9663.
  • Florida School of Woodwork Virtual classes taught by renown makers from across North America on carving, tuning your bandsaw, building a small cabinet and beginning woodwork are available. Over the next several weeks, new international makers will be joining the instruction team and new master classes will become available. Students will be able to interact directly with their instructors and meet other students from around the globe. The school supplies materials, if needed, and some basic tools like chisels, measuring tools, and mallets. Students are also supported by access to private social media groups and additional one-on-one question time with instructors.
  • Forgot or Knot Assisting with food delivery, supply delivery and products to small businesses in Tampa at no cost to at-risk communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Option to personalize video messages if you’re sending gifts or food. 813-325-6266.
  • Friends of Strays Waiving all adoption fees. All adoptable dogs and cats are all spayed and neutered, up-to-date on vaccines, and microchipped. Just 10 visitors will be allowed in the building at once. 2911 47th Ave N., St. Petersburg. 727-522-6566.
  • Health Mutt Virtual shopping available for curbside pickup. To place a curbside order, text 813-467-6529 or shop online. 6116 N. Central Ave., Tampa. 813-231-3137.
  • Humane Society of Tampa Bay Office, shelter, intake, and animal health center open with updated hours. 3607 N. Armenia Ave., Tampa. 813-774-4313.
  • James Museum The St. Petersburg museum of western and wildlife art is closed during the pandemic, but it is curating a Tuesday interactive session called “The James Museum from Home.”
  • Jim Chambers Music Box The show goes on at this Tampa music school where lesions and jam sessions have moved online.
  • Joffrey’s Coffee and Tea Co. Residents in South Tampa, Downtown Tampa, Channelside, Davis Islands, and Harbor Island can now receive their coffee and tea orders the next day with fre delivery on orders placed Monday through Thursday before 12:00 p.m. All deliveries will be contactless, and residents don’t need to be at home for delivery.
  • Kalamazoo Olive Company Small, locally owned independent specialty grocery retail shop, selling imported olive oils and balsamic vinegars. Plus, other food items like pastas, locally-made sauces, old world style salamis, and small kitchen wares. Contactless pickup available. Online purchases: flat rate shipping of $12 for any number of items. 1008 Central Ave.., St. Petersburg. 727-258-4925.
  • Mojo Books & Records Bookstore, record store, and coffee and tea bar. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 7 days. Curbside pickup and in-store service available. 2540 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa. 813-971-9717.
  • Museum of Fine Arts St. Pete’s MFA has launched MFA from Home to connect with visitors, members and friends of the MFA. Content like art activities, games, videos, staff picks, and a blog are available online. Check social media for daily updates and virtual events.
  • My Appliance Guy In-home residential appliance repair. Normal operating hours, but limiting calls to three to four a day to minimize the exposure and spread of the virus. 813-808-7533.
  • New Identities Hair Studio Redken products available for purchase, plus root touchup kits and root spray. All products are buy two, get one free. Order online, open Fridays 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. for curbside pickup at Tampa Palms and Riverview locations.
  • Prodigy Cultural Arts A University Area CDC (Community Development Corporation) program, Prodigy Cultural Arts is now offering free online tutorials. Instructors have developed video tutorials on the following topics: life skills, painting, drawing, dancing, bass guitar, the shaker and more.
  • Puff n Stuff Pet Salon Grooming services by appointment, including baths, cutting, nails trimmed and dremeled, ears cleaned and hair removed, and more. 32836 U.S. 19 N., Palm Harbor. 727-784-0977.
  • Rentz of Clearwater Family owned and operated business since 1972. Full service auto/RV/trailer repair and custom shop, selling and installing trailer hitches and bike kayak and surf/paddleboard racks. Installers will wear gloves while inside your car and wipe the interior down before handing the keys back. Outside seating available. 1255 N. Hercules Ave., Clearwater. 727-543-7031.
  • Tampa Bay History Center Temporarily closed, but featuring online content via Facebook and Instagram.
  • Tampa Museum of Art Temporarily closed, but will be producing online content for members and the public, including virtual tours of our exhibitions, follow-along art-making activities, and live-streamed events, posting alongside other museums nationwide under the hashtag #MuseumFromHome.
  • The Body Electric Yoga Company Brick and mortar is closed, but offering several classes a day free live streamed on Facebook. Schedule available online or on the app. 3015 7th St. N., St. Petersburg. 727-490-9361.
  • The Box Theater Improv training, improv shows and corporate training for applied improvisation. Suspending classes at this time and all March Shows are cancelled. 2240 University Square Mall, Unit 374, Tampa. 813-400-0269.
  • The Florida Aquarium Temporarily closed, but offering daily Facebook Live content so you can SEA what they’re up to.
  • The Modern Paws Locally-owned natural pet market offering curbside shopping and pickup, plus same-day delivery throughout Hillsborough County on orders over $35. Full service grooming and self dog wash stations closed until further notice. 1120 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. 813-602-1750.
  • The Unicorn Emporium - Euphoric Arrangements Local gift shop offering unique gifts, Candle Roses® arrangements, wine, snacks, coffee, and more, featuring local items and gift boxes. Nationwide shipping and pickup available. 53 W. Tarpon Ave., Tarpon Springs. 727-279-7594.
  • Tombolo Books Sales floor temporarily closed, but bringing books to your doorstep with no-contact delivery in St. Pete so you can stay home, stay safe, and keep reading. Order online for shipments via USPS and UPS.
  • Truffula Eco Boutique Eco-friendly products, clothing made with sustainable materials, vegan handbags and footwear, upcycled jewelry, solar appliances and more. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Discounts on clothing and items throughout the store. 2935 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. 727-258-8759.
  • University Area CDC University Area CDC facilities and properties are closed through April 14, it’s teamed up with Prodigy Cultural Arts Program instructors to develop video tutorials on the following topics: life skills, painting, drawing, dancing, bass guitar, the shaker and more. Videos are added weekly along with “Get Moving!” exercise videos.
  • VKNG ROW Fitness studio and indoor rowing facility. Currently closed until regulations from CDC recommend reopening. Offering free challenges and workouts through social media platforms. 701 W. Platt St., Tampa. 813-260-0174.

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