Photos from the Tampa Bay Lightnings series-clinching 2-0 win over the Florida Panthers

The Tampa Bay Lightning completed a shellacking of the team's in-state rival Florida Panthers on Monday night, capping off a 4-0 sweep…

By Ray Roa

Photos from the Tampa Bay Lightnings series-clinching 2-0 win over the Florida Panthers
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Everyone we saw at Tampa Pro 2022, where Jamie Foy blew the roof off the building

Florida fella Jamie Foy is the 2022 Tampa Pro champion, but his winning run wasn't the only highlight of last weekend at…

By Ray Roa

Everyone we saw at Tampa Pro 2022, where Jamie Foy blew the roof off the building
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10 Florida spring house rentals within driving distance of Tampa

Sometimes a staycation is in order, and what better way to execute it than by booking a riverfront home along Florida's best…

By Brandalynn Nuñez Cepeda

Cabin-style home on Weeki Wachee
Estimated drive from Tampa: 59 minutes 
Price average per night: $300
Specs: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 8 
Rustic vibes with a boujee view is what guests can expect upon arriving at the Weeki Wachee rental. The modern cabin provides 11 kayaks and a single paddleboard for those who want to experience the clear water different from the rest. There are plenty of ways to reconnect with Mother Nature outside of the home, Pine Island Beach four miles away when you want to swap the springs for sand.
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25 Tampa Bay tours you’ll actually want to do when you have out-of-towners

There are endless possibilities on what to do in the Tampa Bay area when you have family or friends visiting from out…

By Sofía García Vargas

Florida Tiki Tours
    727-418-6070
    Sail around Johns Pass and Boca Ciega Bay on a Hawaiian-style Tiki Hut. Grab four of your friends or family and bring your own snacks and drinks to make the most out of the hour-and-a-half tour. An on premise Tipsi Tiki Bar is also available where you can purchase beer, wine and frozen drinks. Plus, you can sync your phone to the onboard speakers to jam out to some tunes. 
    
    Photo via Florida Tiki Tours/Facebook
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25 things that are only normal in Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay is more than just a clump of peninsula towns along the Gulf of Mexico, it's also home to our many…

By CL Staff

Scalloping season is a legitimate holiday
Up north they have deer season, down here we take our kids out of school to hunt for clams.
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Everyone we saw at Ybor City's 75th annual Fiesta Day celebration

Local vendors, live music and cultural foods took over Seventh Avenue last Saturday when the 75th Fiesta Day landed in historic Ybor…

By Kimberly DeFalco

Everyone we saw at Ybor City's 75th annual Fiesta Day celebration
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The 25 best things to do in Tampa Bay with an out-of-towner

It's that time of year when friends and family from the north start appearing in your house, and now it's up to…

By Brandalynn Nuñez Cepeda

Learn about the homes on Davis Islands on a Fun Boat Tour
333 S Franklin St., Tampa, 727-204-9787
What better way to sight-see around the Bay than by traveling on it. Bring your own booze, and float by Derk Jeter’s former castle on Davis Islands. This is arguably one of the best tours to learn about cool Tampa homes. 
Photo via Google Maps
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25 Tampa Bay tourist attractions actually worth the struggle

The label "tourist trap" isn't always fair, because some attractions are legitimately worth the pain of looking for parking,  surviving the Florida…

By Sofía García Vargas

St. Pete Pier
600 2nd Ave. NE, St. Petersburg, 727-822-7437
The St. Pete Pier is argunaly one of the coolest spots in the city. Enjoy the beach, a marketplace, a giant playground and water play area, a artsy net made of 84 miles of twine, a fishing area and the pier’s high-class restaurant and bar located in its main building at the end of the waterfront.  And don’t forget to say” hi” to the Quaker parrots.
Photo via City of St. Pete/Flickr
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Everyone, and every pup, we saw at Tampa's 'Bark In the Park' fundraiser

The bark was back in action over the weekend when Humane Society of Tampa Bay took to Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park for…

By Kimberly DeFalco

Everyone, and every pup, we saw at Tampa's 'Bark In the Park' fundraiser
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Everything we saw at Florida State Fair's opening weekend

Last weekend saw the return of thrill rides, music, farm animals, and deep-fried everything at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa. The…

By Kimberly DeFalco

Everything we saw at Florida State Fair's opening weekend
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If every Tampa Bay neighborhood was a person at a party, here's what they'd be doing

The Tampa subreddit recently came through with a brilliant thread titled "Pretend every neighborhood in Tampa is a person at a huge…

By CL Staff

Davis Islands
"Davis Island is a tan 57 year old retired podiatrist who arrived in a golf cart and is arguing with Hyde Park about how he should invest in index funds rather than crypto."
- janoseye
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The 25 most accurate tweets about Tom Brady's retirement announcment

After what appeared to be a premature social media misfire,  Tom Brady finally confirmed what everyone already knew—he's officially gone. The GOAT…

By CL Staff

The 25 most accurate tweets about Tom Brady's retirement announcment
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All the pirates and party people we saw at Gasparilla 2022

Not even Tom Brady could ruin the party on Saturday, as hundreds of thousands of people descended upon Tampa's Bayshore Boulevard and…

By Dave Decker

All the party people and pirates we saw at Gasparilla 2022
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All the Tampa Bay locations featured in Netflix's 'Selling Tampa'

Selling Tampa has taken Netflix by storm, and on its release week the reality series ranked No. 1 among the streaming service’s…

By Alexandria Jones

Pier Teaki
800 2nd Ave. NE., St. Petersburg
Sharelle, Juawana, and Tennille meet up on St. Pete’s brand new pier to talk about an upcoming house showing.
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Gas Plant and Laurel Park neighborhood reunion brings new mural to St. Pete’s Campbell Park

[image-1] The Dec. 12 Gas Plant/Laurel Park neighborhood reunion brought yet another fresh piece of street art to downtown St.Petersburg. The new…

By Jennifer Ring

Gas Plant and Laurel Park neighborhood reunion brings new mural to St. Pete’s Campbell Park
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A 39,000-pound blackout curtain is key to the magic of St. Pete’s ‘Enchant’ Christmas light maze

[image-19] If you need to forget about your worries and your strife or sip cocktails from a giant blinking light bulb, head…

By Chelsea Zukowski

A 39,000-pound blackout curtain is key to the magic of St. Pete’s ‘Enchant’ Christmas light maze
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The best Tampa Bay spots for Christmas trees, fake snow, meeting Santa and other holiday experiences

Over the next few weeks, the two big goals for parents is to get kids some face time with the Big Man,…

By Stephanie Powers

Tampa Bay Farmers Market
10001 N Armenia Ave., Tampa
All Christmas season
 Although the Tampa Bay Farmers Market usually offers fresh veggies and fruits, they also have a selection of Christmas trees. Open now till the end of the holiday season, this farmers market features green table tops, floral grade poinsettias, Christmas decor, garlands and much more.
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The 25 best ways to see Christmas lights in Tampa Bay this holiday season

Christmas palm trees, fake snow, boat parades and a whole lot of twinkly lights. If you're looking to gaze upon as many…

By CL Staff

 Pirate Water Taxi River of Lights  
    Boarding and Departure at Tampa Convention Center
    Nov. 26-Dec. 30
    The Pirate Taxi will be taking people on a boat tour of River of Lights for $20 a pop for the kids and $25 tickets for adults. Kids get to write a letter to Santa and send it through a “mail buoy” to the North Pole. Christmas Carols will be sung, and there's a pretty nice view of downtown Tampa.
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Busch Gardens Christmas Town has enough lights, sweets, music and fireworks to last two holiday seasons

As is tradition, the holiday season starts early at the theme parks, and Busch Gardens is no exception. The Tampa park and…

By CL Staff

Busch Gardens Christmas Town has enough lights, sweets, music and fireworks to last two holiday seasons
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Everything we saw at Tampa's Oddities & Curiosities Expo

The traveling Oddities & Curiosities Expo will criss-cross the country in 2022, but it closed this year out with its second to…

By CL Staff

Everything we saw at Tampa's Oddities & Curiosities Expo
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Photos: Vasilevskiy, Lightning beat Ovechkin and the Capitals at Amalie Arena

Anchored by its once-in-a-generation goalie, the Tampa Bay Lightning handed another future Hall of Famer, Alex Ovechkin, and his Washington Capitals a…

By CL Staff

Photos: Vasilevskiy, Lightning beat Ovechkin and the Capitals at Amalie Arena
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Everyone we saw in Ybor City over Halloween weekend

Ybor City is always somewhat freaky on a Saturday, but even more so when it's Halloween. Finally, the district masked up.—Ray Roa10/30/2021…

By CL Staff

Everyone we saw in Ybor City over Halloween weekend
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Everyone we saw in downtown St. Petersburg on Halloween weekend

Halloween is back in 2021, and we’re all wearing a different kind of mask this time around. Here’s what the scene looked…

By CL Staff

Everyone we saw in downtown St. Petersburg on Halloween weekend
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Photos: Tampa Bay Lightning beats Arizona for first home win of the season

The new look 2021-22 Tampa Bay Lightning is still figuring out its identity, but the team managed to earn its first home…

By CL Staff

Photos: Tampa Bay Lightning beats Arizona for first home win of the season
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20 Tampa Bay riddles that'll lead you to the most offbeat landmarks

Joshua Ginsberg’s last book, “Secret Tampa Bay,” reads like a full-on guide to the weird and wonderful places in the Bay area.…

By CL Staff

20 Tampa Bay riddles that'll lead you to the most offbeat landmarks
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Photos: All the skaters and fans we saw at last weekend's Tampa Pro 2021

Despite the sport reaching the Olympic stage, skateboarding legends are still made at storied tournaments like Tampa Pro, which has been doing…

By CL Staff

Photos: All the skaters and fans we saw at last weekend's Tampa Pro 2021
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28 Tampa Bay pumpkin patches, hayrides and corn mazes to explore this fall

Sure, it never really feels like fall around here, which is all the more reason Tampa Bay residents gotta go the extra…

By CL Staff

Scott’s Maze Adventures
    26216 CR-448A, Mt. Dora
    Dates: Saturday and Sunday through December 12
     If it’s not the fresh-made corn chowder or the Kirby Pickling cucumbers, then its got to be the 7-acre corn maze and zip line, that’s going to make your kid beg you to take them to the dinosaur-themed maze. Tickets start at $15 for anyone over 3-years-old, and free for the other youngins.
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Photos from last weekend's Pride on The River in downtown Tampa

Despite the rain, Tampa Pride on the Riverwalk was a twerk-tastic family-friendly affair that featured a boat parade, concert and, of course,…

By CL Staff

Photos from last weekend's Pride on The River in downtown Tampa
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Everything we saw at Fairgrounds St. Pete, a new Florida fantasyland immersive art experience

What I saw on my first visit to Fairgrounds St. Pete in April 2021 was merely an outline of what was to…

By CL Staff

Everything we saw at Fairgrounds St. Pete, a new Florida fantasyland immersive art experience
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Everyone we saw at Tampa Museum of Art’s ‘Neon Jungle’ fundraiser for queer youth

Downtown’s Tampa Museum of Art turned into a “Neon Jungle '' last Saturday as organizers and Pride & Passion partygoers got together…

By CL Staff

Everyone we saw at Tampa Museum of Art’s ‘Neon Jungle’ fundraiser for queer youth
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