Author: Ciarra Johnson

Indoor Date Ideas For Rainy Tampa Bay Days

Life in Tampa Bay means dodging rain during the summer months, but luckily for us locals there are plenty of indoor date night options to keep date night (or day!) romance alive. Whether it’s a first date, or just hoping…

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9 Illuminating Tips for Seeing Holiday and Christmas Lights in Tampa

The holiday season is full of joy, generosity, and nostalgia. It’s fun to reminisce about Christmas traditions celebrated during childhood. But as adults (regardless of one’s ‘naughty’ or ‘nice’ status), embracing both old and new traditions reminds us of why…

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Downtown Tampa Winter Village: Holiday Date Idea with NEW Fun

Get ready to buckle up those skates for a unique experience in Downtown Tampa– ice skating is returning at Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park, but that’s not all! Curling will be making its debut in 2022! That’s right…the ice sport…

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7 Awesome Happy Hour Spots in Clearwater

Whether you live there or you’re just swinging by to enjoy the beach, there is no shortage of places to enjoy a Clearwater happy hour. From beachfront seafood spots to rooftops to neighborhood Irish pubs, you’ll find something that suits…

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Friendsgiving: Our Favorite Private Dining Rooms in Tampa Bay

Looking for a restaurant to accommodate an intimate group for Friendsgiving in Tampa? Tampa has plenty of restaurants with perfect private dining spaces to bring together your favorite people to celebrate. Check out our guide of favorite places to help…

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So Many Reasons to Visit Downtown Lakeland!

Lakeland has so many incredible, hidden and off the beaten path experiences!  Just a short hop away from both the Orlando and Tampa Bay areas, Lakeland is an in-the-know hotspot of foodie events, walkable downtown tours, and tons of fun! …

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Tampa EDITION Hotel Brings Luxury To Water Street

Tampa could not be more ready for a truly luxurious hotel, and luckily the Tampa Edition Hotel is now open. Located in the heart of Tampa’s new Water Street development in the Channelside District, The Edition is a gorgeous, 26-story…

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Thrill-Seekers’ Date Night at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Thrill seekers rejoice! Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is adding yet another heart-stopping experience to its repertoire. In October 2022, the iconic theme park announced the Serengeti Flyer — the fastest, tallest ride of its kind in the world. Let’s revisit…

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Thanksgiving Grazing Boards and Goods from Tampa Bay Markets

Grazing boards – a cold snack but very hot right now. What’s not to love about a delightful and themed combo of meats, cheeses, fruits, veggies and other delicious treats. Whether you’re looking to DIY or have one made for…

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Our Favorite Private Dining Rooms in Tampa Bay for Special Occasions

Looking for a restaurant to accommodate an intimate group for a special occasion? Tampa has plenty of restaurants with perfect private dining spaces to bring together a handful of your favorite couples to celebrate. Check out our guide of favorite…

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The Best Birthday Ideas for Adults in Tampa

This is your year. Take the time to celebrate YOU with a birthday celebration for yourself! Who says birthday parties are just for kids? Lucky for you, Tampa has plenty of great places for you to have a blast and…

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Instagram-Worthy Pumpkin Patches in Tampa Bay

Fun Ways to Celebrate Fall  /  Pumpkin Patches  /  Instagram Worthy Pumpkin Patches   It’s fall, y’all, and you know what that means — it’s time to pull out your boots, scarves and wool hats and head to one of…

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A Beer Lover’s Guide to Downtown St. Pete Breweries

The Tampa Bay area is a beer lover’s paradise, offering some of the very best breweries Florida has to offer. There are dozens of craft breweries scattered throughout Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties, often congregating in areas with tons of fun…

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10 Wonderful Ways to Spend Sunday in Tampa and Beyond

The fun and excitement of Friday and Saturday have passed, but you still don’t have to go back to work until Monday. You’ve got a whole Sunday in Tampa ahead of you. We’re here to help you make the most…

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Gulfport Florida: Tampa Bay’s Own Hidden Treasure

Small, quirky and fun, Gulfport is a hidden gem in Pinellas County. Gulfport is the perfect, quaint, spot for your next day trip with someone special. Explore nature preserves, hit the beach, enjoy some live music, grab a cocktail and…

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Your Culinary Map of Central Avenue Restaurants in St. Pete

St. Pete is full of amazing restaurants, and one of the best areas for dining quality and variety is Central Avenue. This stretch of downtown St. Pete is dotted with culinary delights – plenty for many date nights to come….

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Totally Awesome Tampa Bay Resort Pools

Summer in Tampa Bay is right around the corner and we are lucky to be home to some pretty amazing resort pools. From beachfront pools with private cabanas to rooftop urban oases, there are plenty of places to lounge, take…

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Memorial Day Weekend in Tampa Bay

Memorial Day weekend is almost here, which means summer is on the horizon! Memorial Day weekend begins Friday, May 27 and continues through Monday (a federal holiday), May 30. We’ve rounded up our favorite getaways, eats, things to do, and…

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Tampa’s Best Hidden Gem Taco Spots

Who says tacos aren’t date night food? Meat, cheese, spices, tortillas, what is not to love? We’re all pretty familiar with hot spots like Bar Taco in Hyde Park Village in Tampa and Jotoro in Sparkman Wharf, which are delicious…but,…

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An Italian Inspired Date Night in Tampa Bay

A trip to Italy feels like a far off dream right now, but there’s nothing stopping you from capturing just a fraction of the romance and magic of a European jaunt right here in Tampa Bay. We have a wealth…

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