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Celebrate Grouper Week With These St. Pete Favorites

It’s officially Grouper Week in Clearwater and St. Pete! You might have seen the Visit St. Pete Clearwater team zipping around in their Grouper Week food truck, dishing out free samples to celebrate. If you can’t get to the likes of iconic Frenchy’s on Clearwater Beach, which sells a whopping 52,000 grouper sandwiches each year, • Read More »

#BikeYourBucketList – Bike To An Art Class

New York Magazine published a study on time recently; specifically why childhood summers seemed to stretch on forever, whereas adult summers appear to slip away in the blink of an eye. The answer, according to neuroscientist David Eagleman, a professor at Stanford University and the author of The Brain: The Story of You, is newness. • Read More »

ICYMI: A Bite-Sized Roundup Of Tampa Bay Happenings This Week

Been busy? Grab a well-deserved Friday afternoon coffee and have a quick read through our bite-sized round-up of happenings around our hubs in Tampa Bay this week. St. Pete St. Petersburg’s 3 Daughters Brewing is one of 17 national finalists for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s “Dream Big Small Business of the Year” award. The • Read More »

St. Pete’s 44th Annual Sunrise Sale – What You Need To Know

The 44th Annual Sunrise Sale takes place in St. Pete tomorrow, beginning at 6:43am and continuing throughout the day. Dubbed “St. Petersburg’s largest pajama party” – shoppers are encouraged to wear pajamas and often receive bonus deals – dozens of St. Petersburg businesses will offer doorbuster sales and specials. With so much going on, we’ve • Read More »

#BikeYourBucketList – Visit An Ice Cream Parlor

Is there anything better on a hot summer’s day than a towering cone of ice cream? Sure, most of it ends up dripping down your arm, but that’s part of the fun. When it comes to ice-cream, there are two types of people: the ones who stick to the classics (soft serve vanilla in a • Read More »

Tampa’s First Street Mural Completed

Friends and neighbors congregated in Seminole Heights on Saturday to complete Tampa’s first street mural. The community received approval from the City of Tampa to paint the intersection of North River Boulevard and West Louisiana Avenue in 2016, in the hope it would act as a traffic calming measure as well as creating a unique • Read More »

SHINE St. Petersburg Mural Festival Announces 2017 Dates

Bringing new murals and vibrant special events to our City of the Arts, the SHINE St. Petersburg Mural Festival has announced it will return for its third year. Planned for October 5 – 14, the confirmed roster of artists includes Hueman from Los Angeles, Waone from Ukraine and Alex Yanes from Miami. There will also • Read More »

Cycling Through History: Tampa’s Archives Awareness Week

The City of Tampa is celebrating Archives Awareness Week with exhibits taking place at local archives throughout the week of July 9, 2017 – 15, 2017 (also the city’s 130th birthday). As well as a busy program of events, some 30,000 photos of daily life have been made available to the public for the first • Read More »

#BikeYourBucketList – How will you spend 74 days of summer?

What are some of your favorite memories of summers past? Sand-between-your-toes, huge slabs of watermelon in picnic baskets, strawberry-flavored ice-cream, fireworks, barbeques and balmy evening bike rides with friends? Every year we vow to make the most of the season and every year the seemingly endless summer days slip away that little bit faster. This • Read More »