What to do in Tampa Bay over the Thanksgiving weekend

Tampa Bay events over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend don't have to be all about turkey. Take a look at these events —…

By CL Staff

Chris Walker plays The Landing at Jannus
    Nov. 21
    Press Photo
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Here's what Tampa Bay's priciest homes look like inside

Have an extra couple of million or — like us — do you love to see what the insides of those luxury mansions on…

By CL Staff

6685 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key
    This $12.5 million home has 6 bedrooms, 6 full, and 2 half baths in its 12,752 square feet.
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Here's where to shop local for holiday gifts in Tampa Bay

Christmas. Chanukah. Kwanzaa. Saturnalia. The Solstice. Whatever holiday you celebrate this time of year, there’s no doubt buying gifts can add stress…

By CL Staff

Let's get ready to shop! Here's our A-Z guide of gifts you can buy from locally owned Tampa Bay shops.
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Tampa Bay events and parties Nov. 14-21

Check out these Tampa Bay events, parties, live music, art exhibits, food events, festivals and other things to do this week. Want…

By CL Staff

Support the Girls at Eckerd College
    Nov. 16: 7 p.m. 
    Photo via Eckerd College
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What's happening in Tampa Bay — best things to do Nov. 7-14

Looking for something to do this week in Tampa Bay? Look no further than this week's what-to-do. From Tampa to Tarpon, here's…

By CL Staff

Dogtoberfest in Dunedin
    November 10
    Photo via Cathy Salustri
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Here's what's so special about historic Tampa neighborhood V.M. Ybor

Every year the V.M. Ybor neighborhood hosts its annual tour of homes. This Sunday, peek inside the homes in one of Tampa's…

By CL Staff

Here's what's so special about historic Tampa neighborhood V.M. Ybor
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Every Tampa Bay November event we love

Looking for the fall fun? Check out our listing of Tampa Bay things to do and events for November, including everything from…

By CL Staff

MOD at MIZE Gallery in St. Petersburg
    Opens Friday, Nov. 9
    Photo via Brandon McLean
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Things to do in Tampa Bay Oct. 31-Nov. 7

Find Tampa Bay events here, whether it's a local art show, LGBTQ events or a cooking class. We have all that and…

By CL Staff

Holiday Wine & Spirits Tasting in Holiday
    Sunday, Nov. 11: 2-5 p.m.
    Photo via Pixabay
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24 things to see along Florida Stories’ new walking tour of Safety Harbor

The Florida Humanities Council has pulled together walking tours of over a dozen Florida cities, and if you haven’t tried one, you’re…

By CL Staff

Evidence of Safety Harbor's sketchy history of luring the sick to their "healing waters"
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20 photos from the Dunedin Fine Art Center that prove food and art are better together

This fall, the Dunedin Fine Art Center premiered six new art exhibits, five of which had a food theme (and check out Bontanamoeba).…

By CL Staff

Paula Clancy contributed a plate of oysters and a plate of sushi made of glass to the "You Are What You Eat" exhibit.
    Photo by Jennifer Ring
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20 spooktacular photos from House on the Hill's opening night in Tarpon Springs

We sent our North Pinellas correspondent, Jen Ring, to experience Kathleen Barbiere's House on the Hill. The haunted maze eclipses Barbiere's yard…

By CL Staff

20 spooktacular photos from House on the Hill's opening night in Tarpon Springs
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St. Petersburg hosts Michael Jackson's "Thriller" dance Halloween flash mob

By now, the Michael Jackson "Thriller" dance at Halloween is a downtown St. Petersburg tradition. Here's a peek at what happens to…

By CL Staff

St. Petersburg hosts Michael Jackson's "Thriller" dance Halloween flash mob
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Great Tampa Bay events Oct. 24-31

Looking for events in Tampa Bay this week? Look no further! Creative Loafing has you covered with all kinds of great stuff,…

By CL Staff

Voodoo on the Bayou
    Saturday, Oct. 27: 8 p.m.-1 a.m.
    Photo via Pixabay
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Watch our writer become a zombie for Tampa Bay's Scream-A-Geddon Halloween attraction

We sent writer John Allman to Tampa Bay's Scream-A-Geddon Halloween attraction in Dade City to be a zombie for a day. Of…

By CL Staff

Watch our writer become a zombie for Tampa Bay's Scream-A-Geddon Halloween attraction
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Things to do in Tampa Bay, Oct. 17-24

Looking for the best Tampa Bay events and things to do in Tampa Bay? Get your live music, local art and tastiest…

By CL Staff

Hauntizaar III returns to The Studio@620
    Saturday, Oct. 20: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Photo via Stitch of Whimsy
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21 Photos from Secret Walls at Jannus Live in St. Petersburg

A strong contingent of Tampa artists took to St. Petersburg on Friday night where Jannus Live played host to a Florida installment…

By CL Staff

Secret Walls @ Jannus Live
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Bring Fido to these Tampa Bay dog parks

These Tampa Bay area dog parks have it all.  Whether it’s a leash-free zone at a beach dog park or a shaded…

By CL Staff

Honeymoon Island State Park
    1 Causeway Blvd., Dunedin
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23 scarifying Tampa Bay Halloween events

The season's ramping up, and we've compiled a list — with photos — of some of our favorite (or soon-to-be favorites, for…

By CL Staff

ARTpool Gallery's Halloween Costume Bash
    ARTPool Gallery, 2030 Central Ave., St. Petersburg
    OCT. 27, 8 p.m.: Art, costumes and a spooky runway show take over ARTPool for one night. Check out the two runway shows — one with live canvases (read: models painted from head to toe) and one that’s full-clothing.
    Photo via Cathy Salustri
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Things to do in Tampa Bay, Oct. 10-17

Looking for the best Tampa Bay events and things to do in Tampa Bay? Get your live music, local art and tastiest…

By CL Staff

Don't miss Jobsite's Edgar & Emily
    Wednesday, Oct. 10: 8 p.m.
    Photo via Pritchard Photography
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Here are the monsters Busch Gardens' Howl-O-Scream has in Tampa

You'll see monsters everywhere at Busch Gardens' Howl-O-Scream, as these photos attest. They're not your typical monsters, either, because a bunch of…

By CL Staff

Here are the monsters Busch Gardens' Howl-O-Scream has in Tampa
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Check out these bucket list Florida road trips for fall

Take a Florida road trip this fall — seriously, the weather's perfect. To help get you in a "travel Florida" state of…

By CL Staff

Flora-Bama
    Home of the Inter-State Mullet Toss.
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Things to do in Tampa Bay, Oct. 3-Oct. 10

Looking for the best Tampa Bay events? Get your live music, local art and tastiest events for Oct. 3-Oct. 10 right here,…

By CL Staff

Tribute to The Last Waltz @ The Palladium Theater
    Sat. Oct. 6
    Photo via Mike Dunn
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The best food and drink fests happening in Tampa Bay this October

The calendar says October, and that means… well, OK, it doesn’t exactly mean crisp temperatures and lots of bonfires, because this is…

By CL Staff

The Shining at Tampa Theatre
    Tuesday, Oct. 30: 9:30 p.m.
    Photo via production stills
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Things to do in Tampa Bay, Sept. 26-Oct. 3

Looking for the best Tampa Bay events? Get your live music, local art and tastiest events for Sept. 26- Oct. 3 right…

By CL Staff

Urban Gypsies at Sumitra
    Thursday, 8 p.m.
    Photo via Cathy Salustri
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Check out cosplay and more in these photos from Tampa's MegaCon

MegaCon Tampa Bay took over the Tampa Convention Center this past weekend. Here's how Tampa Bay cosplayed over the course of the…

By CL Staff

Check out cosplay and more in these photos from Tampa's MegaCon
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Just in time for St. Petersburg's SHINE, here's a gorgeous gallery of murals

St. Pete's SHINE Mural Festival returns to the 'Burg starting on October 6, bringing local artists together with peers from across the…

By CL Staff

Photo by Carrie Waite
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20 things to do in Tampa Bay, Sept. 19-26

Looking for the best Tampa Bay events? Get your live music, local art and tastiest events for Sept. 19-26 right here, from…

By CL Staff

Mario Kart 64 Tourney at Right Around the Corner
    2244 Central Ave., St. Petersburg
    Wednesday, 7:15 p.m.
    Photo via Pixabay
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24 things to do in Tampa Bay Sept. 12-19

Looking for some fun things to do in Tampa Bay? Food? Drinks? Live Music? Here's the rundown of what's happening in Tampa…

By CL Staff

Tropic of Sad at Tempus Projects
    Saturday, 7 p.m.
    Photo via Cristina Molina and Jonathan Traviesa
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38 photos of Crystal, Cirque du Soleil's first-ever show on ice

As if Cirque du Soleil didn't demand enough of its performers, the creators had the thought that putting the performers on skates…

By CL Staff

38 photos of Crystal, Cirque du Soleil's first-ever show on ice
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25 arty easter eggs hidden in plain sight at St. Petersburg's Mazzaro's

We all know Mazzaro’s is a fantastic Italian deli. But did you know that it is also a great place to see…

By CL Staff

25 arty easter eggs hidden in plain sight at St. Petersburg's Mazzaro's
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