: ' tampa bay metro'

Stylish Splendor in South Beach

    The Marriott Stanton South Beach By Patricia A. Vorbrich     Headed to South Beach? Check out “SoFi,” the South of Fifth district of Miami Beach.  Miami, known for its vibrant nightlife and art [...]

The Last Sports Car You May Ever Need

The newly re-designed second-generation Panamera continues to offer the sleekness of the Porsche brand, but the roominess and comfort of a sedan, with four seats. By re-shaping the rear and lowering the roofline, the car resembles [...]

The Face of Connectivity

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |     The Face of Connectivity AAKASH M. PATEL   Aakash M. Patel is an entrepreneur who is a Republican candidate for Hillsborough County Commission District 1. [...]

The Face of Cosmetic & Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |     The Face of Cosmetic & Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery DR. GEOFFREY M. KWITKO     Dr. Kwitko has been treating patients in Tampa for 26 years. [...]

The Face of Fashion

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |       The Face of Fashion JACKIE Z STYLE CO.     “Fashion fades, only style remains the same,” is attributed to Coco Chanel; it is [...]

The Face of Healthy, Gorgeous Smiles & Regenerative Style

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |     The Face of Healthy, Gorgeous Smiles & Regenerative Style HILARY DALTON, DMD, MS     Thanks to her friendly personality, warm smile, and dental expertise, [...]

The Face of Investment Management and Trust

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |     The Face of Investment Management and Trust SUSAN BRENNAN     Susan Brennan is Sabal Trust Tampa’s new managing principal. Sabal Trust is Florida’s largest [...]

The Face of Cosmetic Surgery

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |     The Face of Cosmetic Surgery DR. JOSEPH J. CASTELLANO     An artist’s eyes, extensive medical training and precise surgical skills are what define Joseph J. [...]

The Face of Tampa Bay Real Estate

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |       The Face of Tampa Bay Real Estate JOSEPHINE PULIDO SCHAAF, REALTOR     “If you think it’s expensive to hire a professional, just wait [...]

The Face of Business Law

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |     The Face of Business Law HARRY TEICHMAN     Understanding each business and the family dynamics of every client has made Harry Teichman trusted counsel [...]

The Face of Weight Loss & Wellness

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   The Face of Weight Loss & Wellness DR. JONATHAN P. URSHAN, D.C., B.A.     Dr. Urshan is one of Tampa Bay’s leading weight loss doctors. [...]

The Face of Culinary Dreams

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Culinary Dreams KRISTIN WITTS MCKINNEY   After 23 years of catering, Kristin owns two Tampa locations of the Your ProKitchen franchise — a culinary [...]

The Face of Health & Fitness

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Health & Fitness CHAD JOHNSON   Chad Johnson has trained thousands of clients in his 15 plus years as a fitness and martial arts [...]

The Face of Downtown St. Pete’s Real Estate

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |     The Face of Downtown St. Pete’s Real Estate PEGGY NARUNS   Located in the heart of downtown St. Pete, Real Estate Broker/Owner Peggy Naruns of [...]

Haute Look of the Week

  Enjoy A Summertime Splash of Style      Here are a few summer fashion items that should help you create a fun-in-the-sun adventure. From a great tote to a colorful bracelet to a chic romper [...]

Celebrate Cyber Summer Travel Offers

NYAH, Key West   To celebrate the first day of summer, June 21, more than 40 hotels and resorts are offering amazing travel deals that can only be booked exclusively on June 21. From the local Sandpearl [...]

Getaway: Naples Grande Beach Resort

    A Peaceful or Playful Escape Naples Grande Beach Resort | By Patricia A. Vorbrich   Set on 23 waterfront acres on Florida’s Paradise Coast, adjoining a 200 acre nature preserve and mangrove estuary reminiscent [...]

Metro Select Spa: Salamander Spa

  SALAMANDER SPA AT INNISBROOK RESORT Salamander Spa is a destination for discovery, wellness and transformation. The Salamander Spa’s ultimate goal is to create an environment that not only inspires and uplifts, but also empowers and energizes guests as [...]

Metro Select Spa: Sandpearl Spa

  SANDPEARL SPA In addition to its reputation as the best of luxury resort spa, Sandpearl Spa is a comfortable and unhurried atmosphere surrounded by natural beauty and warm personal attention; you can enjoy a relaxing, invigorating [...]

Metro Select Spa: Pallavi Luxury Spa

  PALLAVI LUXURY SPA Relaxation begins at Pallavi Spa, the signature spa of the Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach. Indulge in a tranquil session at our spa retreat, specializing in new beginnings and meaningful transformations. Pallavi, meaning new [...]

Metro Select Spa: Spa Sudeva

  SPA SUDEVA FOR TOTAL RELAXATION   Spa Sudeva is a Day Spa where the East meets West and the old meets new. A place where you can embrace a more natural way of being. Enter Spa Sudeva and [...]

Metro Select Spa: Massage Studio

  DESIGNED TO RELAX. Affordable. Convenient. Luxurious. Discover Massage Studio and experience luxurious massage therapy personalized just for you. Massage Studio is a place where you can escape from everyday life; an oasis to relax, renew [...]

Metro Select Spa: Red Bamboo Medi Spa

  RED BAMBOO MEDI SPA AND STEM CELL CENTER For the past nine years, Red Bamboo has been THE medi-spa leader in West Central Florida. Dr. Frank Toscano was the first to introduce SmartLipo, the first to perform Platelet [...]

59th Annual Tampa Bay Heart Ball

  White out heart disease and stroke at the 59th Annual Tampa Bay Heart Ball, benefiting the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association will be held this Saturday, April 29. Heart Ball Details 2017 Chairs: [...]

METRO Pix: Mad Hatter’s Tea & Brunch

The Mad Hatter’s Tea & Brunch was a fun and festive Sunday morning to enjoy a delicious Brunch, Mimosas, Bloody Mary Bar, Teas, at Eddie V’s and a silent auction to benefit Frankie’s Friends, with items [...]

The Independents: Roux

  Break The Rouxles Roux’s signature cuisine has become the darling of regional food aficionados, and for good reason. The highly approachable menu blends comfortable, new Southern classics with the iconic Fresh Creole and Cajun dishes [...]

Sponsored Event: Charity Polo Classic

  6th Annual Charity Polo Classic When: Saturday, February 25, 2017 Where: Di Polo Tour, Plant City   The sixth annual Charity Polo Classic, presented by the Morgan Auto Group, benefitted The Children’s Cancer Center, the Ryan Nece [...]

METROHome Details: Greenery, The Color of the Year

Pantone® Color of the Year: Greenery     Symbolizing new beginnings, the newest color trend in home décor and design is a bright, fresh burst of Greenery. Inspired by nature and bringing the great outdoors in, [...]

Chef Luke Decker: Passionate, Creative and Intense.

  The Birchwood’s New Executive Chef, Luke Decker By Ronda M. Parag   There are many new and exciting things cooking up in the kitchen at The Birchwood. First, is the announcement of their new Executive [...]

Celebrate Hollywood Awards Night at Tampa Theatre

Movie lovers can bask Hollywood’s biggest night of the year with a Red Carpet Reception and VIP watch party at the 18th Annual Hollywood Awards Night at Tampa Theatre on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. The Red [...]

The Face of Hospitality & Public Relations

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Face of Hospitality & Public Relations Brooke Palmer Kuhl RSBP EVENTS+PR Brooke Palmer Kuhl and her team at RSBP Events+PR, are pros at garnering attention for [...]

The Face of Culinary Dreams

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Culinary Dreams KRISTIN WITTS MCKINNEY After 23 years of catering, it’s evident that Kristin Witts McKinney’s new passion is in helping others. She now [...]

On Exhibit at the Tampa Museum of Art

      Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present   The exhibition currently on display at the Tampa Museum of Art was created in hopes to bring a new audience to the [...]

Masquerade-Themed Bollywood Nights 2017 Celebration

Experience the sights, sounds and textures of India at the 3rd Annual Bollywood Nights Masquerade Themed Party on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the Tampa Museum of Art to benefit Children Across Borders [...]

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 [...]

February is Heart Month

    February is Heart Month!   Tampa Bay METRO is a proud supporter of the American Heart Association Tampa Bay and is delighted to share some events for the week of February 1 – February [...]

Gasparilla Fashion

Yo-Ho, Yo-Ho, It’s A Pirate’s Life For Me! The pirates are taking over Tampa in celebration of the annual Ye Mystic Krewe Gasparilla pirate parade and celebrations. METRO has found a few fashionable styles from a local boutique [...]

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 [...]

93.3 FLZ’s Jingle Ball 2016

On the second to last stop of the national iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour 2016 at Amalie Arena presented by Capital One in Tampa, iconic and emerging performers hit the stage including Pitbull, The Chainsmokers, DNCE, Daya, [...]

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 [...]

Ring in 2017 Rooftop Style

  Celebrate at Rooftop Eve   Make plans now to attend Tampa’s premiere, all-inclusive New Year’s Eve party on top of a 10-story roof top in downtown Tampa, with stunning views of the city skyline and [...]

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 [...]

METRO PIX: CITY: Fashion + Art + Culture

  CITY: Fashion + Art + Culture When: September 24, 2016   Where: Tampa Museum of Art   It was a melding of art and fashion at CITY: Fashion + Art + Culture, the 7th annual [...]

METROHome Tour: Contemporary Design Within a Historic Setting

  Once the decision was made to hire a professional to help improve their home’s interior, the first move made by the owners was to set up a meeting with Enrique Crespo of Tampa’s, Crespo Design [...]

METRO PIX: Martinis For Moffitt

  11th Annual Martinis for Moffitt   When: August 6, 2016 Where: Straz Center – Morsani Hall For 11 years, Bay Area Advisors has hosted the party of the summer with all proceeds to benefit Moffitt [...]

Metro Style: Haute Fashion of the Week

click on images to enlarge or view as a slideshow   The Haute Look   Recently, METRO took to the streets of historic Ybor City to showcase the latest styles for Fall 2016. From lush velvet [...]

Third Annual AHA Red Sofa Tour Visits Both Sides of the Bay

click on image to enlarge 25-year-old cardiac arrest survivor Brittany Williams sits on the Red Sofa with Tampa Bay Morning Blend host, Natalie Taylor   The Red Sofa Tour is back and the American Heart Association [...]

Home Tour: Deep In the Heart of South Tampa

  Olde World Charm Blends With New World Convenience in Sunset Park Estate   In the heart of south Tampa is the neighborhood of Sunset Park, with its numerous canals and water access to Old Tampa [...]

Grape Ideas For Heart-Healthy Meals

  Reach for grapes as a heart-healthy snack and an inventive ingredient   (Family Features) Grapes make the perfect snack: they are delicious, with a juicy burst of flavor, and are hydrating, easy to eat and [...]

Metro Pix: Maserati Levante Preview Event

Maserati of Tampa Unveiled The New ‘Levante’   Mrs. Reeves, along with Kim Rogers and the Maserati team, hosted a party to unveil the new Levante — The Maserati of SUVs. Guests enjoyed cocktails, delicious culinary [...]

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 [...]

Glamorous Family Vacation

  Glamily Getaway to the Naples Grande Beach Resort   Created for families looking for the perfect balance of luxury and leisure this summer, also known as the glamilies, the lavish Grande Glamily package includes suite accommodations complete with Balcony Butler [...]

National Mojito Day Cocktails

  National Mojito Day is Monday, July 11 and what better way to beat the summer heat than sipping on a deliciously cold cocktail! This year, go beyond the standard muddled mint mojito and celebrate with the Cruzan Mango Mojito and [...]

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 [...]

THE FACE OF NONPROFIT CHANGE

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Nonprofit Change CATALYST CONSULTING SERVICES   Facilitating positive organizational change with results and through relationships that span the Southeast are what defines Michelle A. Turman, M.A., [...]

THE FACE OF COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Commercial Real Estate GEORGIA WATSON YELLOWFIN COMMERCIAL REALTY CORP.   Meet Georgia Watson, the President/Broker for Yellowfin Commercial Realty. A true Tampa native, she [...]

Metro Pix: Pride and Passion 2016

When: Saturday, April 23, 2016 Where: Tampa Museum of Art   Pride and Passion 2016 presented by Wells Fargo was themed “Now in Technicolor.” Guests enjoyed incredible entertainment, delicious hors d’oeuvres, open bar and music and [...]