Once the cigar capital of the world, Tampa, FL, is a rising star in the craft beer world. It’s also our home.
November 6, 2015 0 Comments Yet

Top Ways to Experience Florida’s Everglades

Before the theme parks and the towering beachside condos, before the headlines about zombie cats and jokes about retirement homes, Florida was literally a wild place.

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September 25, 2015 0 Comments Yet
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One Tiger’s Epic Adventure At Tampa International Airport

The plane was just about to take off and 6-year-old Owen Lake was nervous.

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July 6, 2015 0 Comments Yet
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Don’t Be A Jerk When You Swim With Manatees

Citrus County, about an hour north of Tampa, is the only place in North America where you can legally swim with manatees in their natural habitat.

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April 13, 2015 6 Comments

That One Time I Totally Failed At Swimming With Manatees

Everything about this moment feels wrong.

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April 6, 2015 6 Comments

Dude. The New Tampa Riverwalk Is Pretty Awesome.

When we first moved here a decade ago, we used to joke that you could film an apocalypse movie in downtown Tampa on the weekends.

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March 16, 2015 3 Comments

Old Becomes New In Tampa’s Historic Buildings

A few years ago, this strip of riverfront was an abandoned, weed-clogged marsh that few Tampanians had any reason to visit.

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March 9, 2015 2 Comments

Gasparilla Music Festival: Big Bands. Local Vibe.

“We are going to tell the world Tampa has arrived!” Mayor Bob Buckhorn announced to the crowd gathered in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park.

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September 17, 2014 11 Comments

Today’s My Birthday. It’s Also My Last Day at the 9 to 5

This is all Victor Hugo’s fault.

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September 3, 2014 4 Comments

Hiking Tampa Bay: Violet Cury Nature Preserve

After throwing a housewarming party to break in our new apartment, we were moving slow the next morning.

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August 25, 2014 0 Comments Yet

Ulele Restaurant: Honoring Tampa’s Past. Celebrating Its Future

If you look for it, Tampa’s history is everywhere at Ulele Native-Inspired Food and Spirits.

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August 11, 2014 0 Comments Yet

5 Things The Tampa Bay History Center Taught Us About Our Hometown

The Tampa Bay History Center sits on land just a few blocks from where this city began.

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March 28, 2014 4 Comments

Learning the Fine Art of Beer and Food Pairing at the Epicurean Hotel

Here’s a combination that will blow your mind: Beer.

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March 10, 2014 7 Comments

5 Reasons Why Tampa in March is Awesome. Like, Really Awesome.

I’m going to let you guys in on a little secret: Tampa in March is awesome.

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February 20, 2014 One Comment

Lettuce Lake Park, Tampa’s Finest Swamp

A loud rustle from the swamp stops us.

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December 3, 2013 7 Comments
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Tony Jannus: The Man, The Legend, The Beer

Today’s $160-billion airline industry started on January 1, 1914 when local pilot Tony Jannus landed a biplane near downtown Tampa, Fl.

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July 14, 2013 0 Comments Yet
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Weeki Wachee Springs Blows Up

The day after we visited Weeki Wachee Springs the park blew up.

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May 13, 2013 0 Comments Yet
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Tropical Heatwave in Tampa, Fl

Every summer, Tampa’s Tropical Heatwave music festival takes over Ybor City, Tampa’s nightlife and live music hub.

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March 28, 2013 0 Comments Yet
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Review: Edison, Tampa Food and Drink Lab

On the outskirts of downtown, in a brightly colored shopping plaza that’s home to the trendiest salon and cheapest gas in Tampa, edison food + drink lab feels more Lower East Side than Florida strip mall.

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March 7, 2013 0 Comments Yet
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VIDEO: Friday in Tampa, FL

A two-minute video tour of a typical Friday in Tampa, FL, my hometown.

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February 26, 2013 0 Comments Yet
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24 Hours in Tampa, FL


We’ll start the day with a little exercise.

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