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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Everyone we saw at Tampa's Metrocon 2021

After more than a year of closures and cancelations, comic conventions are finally returning. Tampa Bay Comic Con is one of them,…

By CL Staff

Everyone we saw at Tampa's Metrocon 2021
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34 kid-friendly activities to do within driving distance of Tampa Bay

What follows is a list of kid-friendly activities that’ll help you not only entertain junior, but yourself, too. We’ve arranged them by…

By CL Staff

Snorkel Ichetucknee Springs State Park
    171 miles from Tampa International Airport
    12087 SW US-Hwy 27, Fort White. Open 8 a.m.-sunset.
    Daydream while floating over deep-cyan ripples of Ichetucknee’s spring-fed flows.  Eventually, make your way to the Blue Hole, where 67 million gallons of water flow each day from seemingly endless dark blue depths. This relaxing river float holds glass-like waters and endless family photo backdrops. Admission runs $6 per vehicle.
    Photo via Pengd0t, CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
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Everything we saw at the Tampa Bay Lightning Stanley Cup boat parade

Monday’s Stanley Cup Boat parade found thousands of fans lining the Tampa Riverwalk and packed into Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park to…

By CL Staff

Everything we saw at the Tampa Bay Lightning Stanley Cup boat parade
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Everything we saw at the first annual Tampa Bay Cannafest

Curaleaf's first annual Cannafest, a celebration of all things marijuana-related went down at the TPepin’s Hospitality Centre last weekend. Organized by Dignitary…

By CL Staff

Everything we saw at the first annual Tampa Bay Cannafest
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The 20 best swimming holes within driving distance of Tampa

Living in Florida has many advantages, and an essential one is access to our beautiful, freshwater springs. But not all springs are…

By CL Staff

Ichetucknee Springs State Park
    12087 SW U.S. Highway 27, Fort White, (386) 497-4690, starting at $6 per vehicle
    Known best for its warm weather tubing experience, the Ichetucknee River also offers canoeing, kayaking, fishing, wildlife viewing and eight major springs that join together to create the 6-mile river run. Although no camping is offered on site, River Run campground, Ichetucknee Family Canoe and Cabins, and Ichetucknee Springs campground.
    
    Photo via Ichetucknee State Park
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Photos of wakeboard stars Meagan Ethell, Parks Bonifay and more ripping through Tampa Bay

It’s no secret that some of the best wakeboarders in the world live nearby in Orlando, but did you know that a…

By CL Staff

Parks Bonifay wakeboards in Clearwater, Florida, USA on 3 June 2021
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Photos from the Tampa Bay Lightning’s 6-5 overtime Stanley Cup Playoff loss at Amalie Arena

Despite scoring a franchise playoff record five goals in the second period, the Tampa Bay Lightning lost in overtime of its game…

By CL Staff

Photos from the Tampa Bay Lightning’s 6-5 overtime Stanley Cup Playoff loss at Amalie Arena
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Everyone we saw at the Bay Area Renaissance Festival kickoff in Dade City

In case you’ve been locked in a mural tower, the Bay Area Renaissance Festival kicked off last weekend at its new home…

By CL Staff

Everyone we saw at the Bay Area Renaissance Festival kickoff in Dade City
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Tampa Bay Lightning will let you sleep with the Stanley Cup for $5,000

If you’ve ever fantasized about spending the evening with the Stanley Cup, well, the Tampa Bay Lightning has you covered. Today, the…

By CL Staff

Tampa Bay Lightning will let you sleep with the Stanley Cup for $5,000
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Everything we saw at the 2021 Florida Strawberry Festival in Plant City

The 2021 edition of Plant City’s beloved Florida Strawberry Festival wrapped up on 11 days of fun and food over the weekend.…

By CL Staff

Everything we saw at the 2021 Florida Strawberry Festival in Plant City
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Photos: One year later, Tampa Theatre reopened to the public last weekend

On March 11—a year after closing for in-person screenings to help mitigate the spread of coronavirus—Tampa Theatre reopened its doors to real-life…

By CL Staff

Photos: One year later, Tampa Theatre reopened to the public last weekend
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Everything we saw at downtown Tampa’s Super Bowl NFL Experience

The NFL’s Super Bowl Experience at Julian B. Lane Park opens at 5 p.m. today in downtown Tampa, and you’re probably not…

By CL Staff

Everything we saw at downtown Tampa’s Super Bowl NFL Experience
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25 bucket list Christmas events in Tampa Bay everyone should do in 2020

Christmas this year may look different, but Tampa Bay is still packed with plenty of yuletide cheer. Here are a few can't-miss…

By CL Staff

Wesley Chapel Holiday Tree and Light Display 
    Through Jan. 3
    5268 Village Market Dr., Wesley Chapel 
    With a display of over 1,000,000 lights, Wesley Chapel’s Tree and Light Display will feature carnival rides, live music, and an opportunity for kids to meet Santa. At over 20 acres, there will be plenty of room for social distancing, and children under 4 can get in for free. There’s a plethora of options for ticket prices as well, so check out their website for more info.
    Photo via Wesley Chapel Holiday Tree and Light Display/Facebook
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