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SUMMER CAMPS GUIDE 2017

  Tampa Bay METRO’s Summer Camps Guide 2017 Bay Area Parents, follow this evolving guide of great Summer Day Camps to keep your children engaged over the summer break.   Carrollwood Day School Summer Day Camps CDS [...]

Sant’ Yago Knight Parade Takes Over Ybor City

  Sant’ Yago Knight Parade Takes To The Streets of Historic Ybor City     Sant’ Yago Knight Parade Saturday, February 11, 2017 Join the Krewe of the Knights of Sant’ Yago for Tampa’s annual Knight parade [...]

Love Is In The Air

Celebrate love with a few special happenings in Tampa Bay for Valentine’s Day 2017. METRO’s found some great happenings (vow renewal anyone?) and restaurants that will create a romantic experience to celebrate in the most romantic [...]

BEST OF METRO 2017: Arts & Entertainment

  Tampa Bay Arts & Entertainment   Tampa Museum of Art Best Museum for Public Programs The Museum is dedicated to providing quality education to students and adults, with more than half of its programs offered [...]

BEST OF METRO 2017: Health & Beauty

  Tampa Bay Health and Beauty   Blowbar Express Styling Salon Best Premier Blow Dry Bar If you’re looking for a great blow out, Blowbar in South Tampa is your place. No color or cuts here, just [...]

BEST OF METRO 2017: Style & Decor

    Tampa Bay Style and Decor   Cerulean Blu Best Resort Wear Boutique and Design Center The idea that everyone can be a designer and be creative has inspired owner, Desiree Noisette to develop a [...]

Best of Metro 2017: Dining & Spirits

The Best of Metro Tampa Bay. the bay’s best Tampa Bay Dining & Spirits   IL Ritorno Best Contemporary Italian Cuisine Chef-Owner David Benstock and his wife, Erica have created a gem of a dining experience [...]

METRO Style: Floral & Fringe

  The season may say fall/winter, but these bright floral prints will certainly add a boost of color to the fashion scene. Pair with some fringe on a dress, boot or handbag and you’ll be right [...]

Foodie: Not Just Another Gastro Pub

SoHo Backyard’s Bar   SoHo Backyard In South Tampa Continues To Shine   The SoHo Backyard, located at 610 S. Armenia, was named South Tampa’s “BEST PUB WITH A PALATE” after it opened three years ago. Today, the [...]

Where Everything That Happens Around The Table Is Considered Sacred

  North Tampa’s Sacred Pepper. Worshiping food, flavors, people and style. By Patricia A. Vorbrich     Upscale dining in North Tampa has been long overdue, enter Candy DeBartolo and interior designer, Enrique Crespo, Crespo Design [...]

Gettin’ Tiki With It

  Summer Drink Recipes The Mixologists at Datz in Tampa have created a few summer cocktails and shared the most popular Tiki cocktail concoctions with METRO. It’s Tiki time!       Endless Summer Ingredients: 1 [...]

The Noodle Craze

  Ichicoro Ramen By Ronda M. Parag   We all remember the ramen noodles that we ate in college for about 25 cents a pack; those noodles offered a great value and filled the hungry belly [...]

Summer’s Splash of Style

    Tampa Bay Metro’s Hot Summer Style Trends   Keep cool this summer in Tampa Bay with light, flowing fabrics in white or pale peach. Add a striped hat, a beach bound bag and a [...]

THE FACE OF A RESTAURANTEUR

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of a Restauranteur MICHAEL STEWART     Always creating, expanding and exploring the next dining and cocktail trend, Michael Stewart brings heart and passion to [...]

Weekender: Paddle Into Paradise

Grab A Paddle And Explore The Natural Beauty Of Fort Lauderdale   With its spectacular glass lobby overlooking a lush natural preserve, Fort Lauderdale Marriott North provides a grand destination for business guests and vacationing families. [...]

Must Try: The Wood-Fired Salsiccia Pizze

Ava’s Salsiccia Pizze Enjoy this wood-fired pizza as a main dish or share as a delicious appetizer; The “Salsiccia” is topped with Italian fennel sausage, San Marzano tomatoes, and Ricotta cheese. Salsiccia Pizze | 17   [...]

SUMMER CAMPS GUIDE 2016

Tampa Bay Metro’s Summer Camps Guide 2016     Academy at the Lakes Academy at the Lakes offers more than 60 summer programs including academic, creative, recreation, and sports camps. Favorites include Camp Invention, Video Production, [...]

Easter Egg Dyeing Guide

    (Family Features) Dye your Easter eggs in custom colors you won’t find in a kit with these unique food color combinations to bring seasonal hues to your Easter basket and dinner decor. For more [...]

Family Profiles: Choosing A Private School

Deciding where your children go to school should involve a lot of research and visits to various schools around town. For some parents, the choice is made by their own experience and fond memories for the [...]

Best of Metro 2016: Dining & Spirits

The Best of Metro Tampa Bay. the bay’s best   Tampa Bay Dining & Spirits       Rococo Steak Best Steakhouse in St. Petersburg Housed in a historical 1920s building, Rococo’s menu offers steaks and [...]

Best of Metro 2016: Arts & Entertainment

The Best of Metro Tampa Bay. the bay’s best   Tampa Bay Arts & Entertainment       Tampa Museum of Art Best Public Art Museum The exhibits are ever-changing to promote, explore and expand the [...]

Best of Metro 2016: Health & Beauty

The Best of Metro Tampa Bay. the bay’s best   Tampa Bay Health & Beauty       Pure Natural Nail Lounge Best Organic Nail Salon This organic, natural nail salon and spa in downtown St. [...]

FarmTable Kitchen

Casual Meets Gourmet   Located on the second floor of St. Petersburg’s Sundial, and above Chef Michael Mina’s LOCALE Market, FarmTable Kitchen is a new American restaurant featuring farm-to-table cuisine that focuses on fresh, seasonal, regionally [...]

Taking a Chance on Healthy Living!

5 Simple Steps to Accurately Assess Lifestyle “Risks” By: Dan Farrell One of the most important aspects of living a healthy and prosperous life is understanding “risk.” By this I mean knowing how to understand and [...]

Dock and Dine

5 Great Tampa Bay Dock & Dine Locations Travel by boat to get a cold cocktail or a delicious bite at any of these five great waterfront bars and restaurants.   
The Getaway 13090 Gandy Blvd [...]

7 Tips to Expand Your Small Business

7 Digital Marketing Tips to Expand Your Small Business (Family Features)  Whether you’re just starting a small business or looking to expand an existing operation, marketing your business can seem daunting. The key to marketing success [...]

Connecting Tampa Bay Homes

  How Technology Is Improving Daily Living in Tampa Bay For busy Tampa Bay area families juggling to keep up with the pace of life, technology brings convenience and peace of mind to home life, making [...]

Basics for Bay Area Businesswomen

  Advice and Trends For Tampa Bay’s Female Entrepreneurs In today’s technology driven age, the successful small business owner is a savvy individual with a passion for their product. A survey recently conducted by Web.com and [...]

Healthier Bay Area Homes

Mother Nature Knows Best How Natural Elements In The Home Make You Healthier   (BPT)  When it comes to health and wellness, the design of your Bay area home may prove to be just as important [...]

Imagine. Create. Inspire.

  Asian Cuisine at Souzou Fusion By Patricia A. Vorbrich     With a vision to bring world-inspired cuisine and architecture to St. Petersburg, the Executive team of Patrick Marston, local entrepreneur, long time restaurateur Mike [...]

METRO HOME: Dream Outdoor Kitchen

Design Your Dream Outdoor Kitchen     (Family Features)It often starts as a blank spot on the patio, usually somewhere just outside the back door. Then come the “things” to fill the spot. There’s so much [...]

3 Recipes to Shake Up Cinco de Mayo

Swap out the tequila this year for smooth, crisp and refreshing Ketel One Vodka Cocktails. Try Ketel One’s take on a Margarita with the Ketel One Dutch Margarita, keep it simple with a Ketel One Mexican [...]

Best of Dining & Spirits

best of tampa bay the bay’s best     Tampa Bay Dining & Spirits     Castile Best New Restaurant on St. Pete Beach Inside the Hotel Zamora is Castile offering a Spanish-influenced menu, small plates and spectacular [...]

Educational iPad Games

Learning can and should be fun for our children. Here is a list of games your kids will have fun playing … engaging in the learning process as they are having a blast!   [listly id=”1oW” [...]

Locale Market Adds to Tampa Bay Culinary Scene

  The chef-inspired culinary market and dining hotspot opened in Sundial Plaza in downtown St. Petersburg offering up fresh pasta, seafood, meats, gourmet cheese, and fresh off the grill burgers, plus much more. James Beard Award [...]

Best of Health & Beauty

best of tampa bay the bay’s best   Health & Beauty   Spa Indaba Best Pampering at a Golf Resort Spend the day at the Innisbrook Resorts Spa Indaba to reconnect the mind and body with [...]

Best of Style & Décor

best of tampa bay the bay’s best     Tampa Bay Style & Décor       Paradise Island Best Couture Boutique A pet friendly shop, known for the personal service and designer fashions by Helmut Lang, [...]

Endless Experiences

  Orlando World Center Marriott By Ronda M. Parag       There are plenty of exciting things to do in Orlando, besides all the theme parks. Be in the center of all the action at [...]

“Wagyu & Wine”

The Capital Grille The Capital Grille, known for its dry aged steaks and award-winning wine list, announces the return of its Wagyu and Wine program, a limited-time, gourmet burger and wine pairing experience offered exclusively in [...]

Tampa Bay METRO Digital Edition

METRO Digital Issue ON 2014 Fall Fashions Home Decor Independent Coffee Shops Repeal Day Gala Women’s Health Private School Guide Getaways Thanksgiving Wines   Tampa Bay METRO: The Premier City Lifestyle Resource for Those That Love [...]

Medical Issue

Tampa Bay METRO Magazine 13th Annual Medical Issue   [...]

South Tampa Dining Guide

  South Tampa Dining Guide Includes Westshore, Downtown & Davis Islands (West of Channelside Dr. & South of Hillsborough Ave.)   Armani’s Italian   $$$ 2900 Bayport Dr., Tampa (813) 207-6800 www.opentable.com/armanis Indoor and outdoor patio [...]

St. Petersburg Dining Guide

    SOUTH PINELLAS Greater St. Petersburg (St. Petersburg, St. Pete Beach, Gulfport, Treasure Island)       400 Beach Seafood & Tap House Coastal Cuisine  $$ 400 Beach Dr. NE, St. Petersburg (727) 896-2400 www.400beachseafood.com Great [...]

North Pinellas Dining Guide

  North Pinellas Dining Guide North of S.R. 60, West of Courtney Campbell Causeway, Beaches (Clearwater, Safety Harbor, Palm Harbor, Oldsmar, Dunedin, Indian Shores, Indian Rocks Beach, Bellaire, Redington Shores, Redington Beach)   Besa Grill Contemporary  [...]

East Hillsborough Dining Guide

    East Hillsborough Dining Guide Ybor | Channelside | Brandon (everything east of downtown and Davis Islands) . tampa bay dining guide Bernini of Ybor Eclectic Italian   $$ 1702 E. Seventh Ave., Ybor City 813-248-0099 www.italiancuisinetampa.com [...]

The Best of Shopping

best of tampa bay the bay’s best      Shopping in Tampa Bay       Paradise Island Best Couture Boutique Known for the personal service and designer fashions by Helmut Lang, Alice + Olivia, Milly, [...]