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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 [...]

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 [...]

The Face of South Tampa’s Custom Clothier

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of South Tampa’s Custom Clothier Dan Shreeve Bespoke & Co. Dan Shreeve, is the premier custom clothier in South Tampa with 28 years of experience [...]

The Face of Interior Design

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   The Face of Interior Design ROB BOWEN DESIGN GROUP   The creative talents of Rob Bowen and his team create spaces that delight and inspire his [...]

The Face of Bohemian Style

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   The Face of Bohemian Style Amy Bay Discovering eclectic, one-of-a-kind items and bringing new life to them through paint or a new purpose, free of limitations, [...]

The Face of Fitness

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   The Face of Fitness Zack and Hope Bell Orangetheory Fitness The dynamic duo of husband and wife certified personal trainers, Zack and Hope, have over 25 [...]

The Face of Cosmetic Gynecology

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Face of Cosmetic Gynecology Jennifer S. Hayes, DO, FACOOG   Dr. Hayes is the only Cosmetic Gynecologist in Tampa Bay/ Sarasota. In 2008, after years of [...]

The Face of Mortgage Lending

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   The Face of Mortgage Lending Daniel Larios Guaranteed Rate   Daniel Larios, is the Branch Manager and VP of Mortgage Lending for Guaranteed Rate, a top [...]

Weekender: Escape to Luxury

  Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes By Ronda M. Parag   A drive to Orlando offers endless opportunities for fun and theme park mania. For an escape from all the usual Disney, Universal, Sea World hustle and [...]

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 [...]

Delicious Lamb Recipes

  The Many Loves of American Lamb       (Family Features) Romeo and Juliet. Antony and Cleopatra. Lamb and Potatoes (or Mint or Feta). The list of American lamb’s great loves goes on and on. [...]

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 [...]

The Pirates Are Poised To Invade Our Shores!

  Seminole Hard Rock Gasparilla Pirate Fest January 28, 2017 Invasion starts at 11:30 a.m. | Parade at 2 p.m. Photos: ©Visit Tampa Bay     Named for pirate Jose Gaspar, who terrorized the coastal waters [...]

Hot Gasparilla Fashions

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 to help [...]

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 [...]

Arrrrrr … Fun For Swashbucklers Of All Ages!

    2017 McDonalds Children’s Gasparilla Extravaganza An alcohol-free event, celebrating the return of the Gasparilla Season to Tampa Bay     All Ages Welcome | Alcohol-free Saturday, January 21, 2017 Events Begin at 11 a.m. | Parade [...]

Calling all Art, History and Charity Lovers

  Start the weekend off right by meeting local artists and creatives and supporting the Children’s Cancer Center. The historic Santaella Studios for the Arts will be hosting the annual Open House & Art Show this [...]

HSN is Championing Heart Health

  Behind the Scenes with HSN’s Mindy Grossman at Tampa Bay METRO Photo Shoot   HSN‘s Mindy Grossman is a great supporter of the American Heart Association Tampa Bay.  Today METRO had a sneak peek behind the [...]

For Friends Who Want to Travel, Stay and Play Together

  NYAH (Not Your Average Hotel) Key West By Chad H. Vorbrich   A getaway with friends to Key West is always fun, but booking multiple hotel rooms can be expensive and often forces groups to [...]

Best Selling Author to Speak in Clearwater

Glennon Doyle Melton    Photo by Amy Paulson Photography Best Selling Author, Glennon Doyle Melton To Speak in Clearwater   Kick start the new year with inspiration and hope by attending best-selling author Glennon Doyle Melton’s first Tampa [...]

Tis the Season to Shop

  The 13th Annual Junior League of Tampa’s Holiday Gift Market   click on images to enlarge or view as a slideshow   The holiday shopping season is upon us! One Tampa Bay volunteer organization is [...]

Events: Celebrating Cuban Culture At Pavilion XXXI

(L-R): Pavilion XXXI co-chair Stacie Linsky, honoree Maureen Cohn and co-chair Susie Rice   Two Dynamic And Art Loving Couples Are The Co-chairs For Pavilion XXXI   This year, Stacie and Sam Linsky and Susie and [...]

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 [...]

METRO Style: Fashion of the Week

 click on images above to enlarge or view as a slideshow     Cool Looks for the Season   Recently, METRO took to the streets of historic Ybor City to showcase the latest styles for Fall 2016. [...]

Brooke Palmer Kuhl

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business BROOKE PALMER KUHL RSBP EVENTS+PR   She leaves a trail of glitter wherever she goes…and that is certainly true of this PR pro and [...]

Rebecca Bast, CLU, CHFC

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business REBECCA BAST, CLU®, CHFC® Bast Financial Group   Bast Financial Group is devoted to helping their clients attain financial security through custom [...]

Dr. Susan Blankenship

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business DR. SUSAN BLANKENSHIP Pediatric Dentistry   The words “step right up” come to mind when you walk through the door of Dr. [...]

Veronica Swiatek

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business VERONICA SWIATEK Massage Studio   Born with an entrepreneurial spirit, Veronica Swiatek decided to pursue her dream of opening her own business [...]

Lindsey Trebian

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business LINDSEY TREBIAN AVP of Business Development Nationwide Title Clearing, Inc.   Lindsey’s tenacity for obtaining business has earned NTC an upward trend [...]

Renée Vaughn

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business RENEE VAUGHN Williams Consulting Group   Starting the Williams Consulting Group 13 years ago, Renée Vaughn collaborates with clients to create strategic initiatives [...]

Pia Trujillo

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business PIA TRUJILLO Pia Esthetics Day Spa   Pia Trujillo is the co-owner of Pia Esthetics Day Spa, one of the most well [...]

Jessica Chancey, Ingrid Coulon, Laura McGowan and Valerie Yost

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business JESSICA CHANCEY, INGRID COULON, LAURA MCGOWAN AND VALERIE YOST Compass Land & Title, LLC   Educated. Respected. Experienced. This industry award-winning team  recognized [...]

Robin King

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business ROBIN KING Three Birds Tavern Out of the Weeds   Her passion for entertaining, food and travel fuse to bring Tampa Bay a [...]

Hilary Dalton, DMD, MS

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business HILARY DALTON, DMD, MS Dalton Dental   Thanks to her friendly personality, warm smile, and dental expertise, Dr. Dalton has been consistently [...]

Kelli L. Mitchell, Esq.

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business KELLI L. MITCHELL, ESQ. Marital & Family Law Practice   Involved in each of her cases, it’s Kelli L. Mitchell’s personal approach [...]

Edyta Chylinski

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business EDYTA CHYLINSKI Spa Sudeva   Edyta is the owner of Spa Sudeva, a holistic Day Spa located in South Tampa. She is [...]

Monique McLaughlin

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business MONIQUE MCLAUGHLIN Makeup & Hair by Monique   After 12 years in a successful sales and marketing career, Monique McLaughlin left the [...]

Carroll “Bella” Couri

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business CARROLL “BELLA” COURI Coastal Properties Group Christie’s International   Born and raised in sunny Kingston, Jamaica, this “island girl” now calls Tampa [...]

Michele Renee Zerda

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | Inspiring Women In Business MICHELE RENEE ZERDA Michele Renee The Studio   Living life with passion and beauty, Michele Renee left her home state of Texas more [...]

Jessica Rivelli

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | Inspiring Women In Business JESSICA RIVELLI Working Women of Florida   Jessica Rivelli is the founder of Working Women of Florida. The largest women’s networking group in [...]

Desiree Noisette

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business DESIREE NOISETTE Cerulean Blu   Desiree is the founder of Cerulean Blu, a retailer and manufacturer located in downtown St. Pete.  Desiree [...]

Wesley Winer

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business WESLEY SHERRILL WINER Glow Couture Day Spa   While successfully working with Ford, one of the world’s top modeling agencies, Wesley Sherrill Winer [...]

Henderson Everett Lee, Toni Everett and Julie Everett

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | Inspiring Women In Business HENDERSON EVERETT LEE, TONI EVERETT, JULIE EVERETT The Toni Everett Company   The Toni Everett Company sells one of a kind properties of [...]

Melanie Griffin

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | Inspiring Women In Business MELANIE GRIFFIN Dean Mead Law Firm   Tireless advocate. Meticulous. Effective. Griffin, Dean Mead’s AV-rated Tampa Office Managing Shareholder, embodies these characteristics. A [...]

Q & A: Tampa Bay Lightning’s Head Coach Jon Cooper

Tampa, FL. June 16, 2015 The Tampa Bay Lightning engage with fans upon their return to Tampa following Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final.     “Get us to the Dance”   Fans, along with [...]

METRO Home Tour: Relevant Design For All Time

click on images to enlarge or view as a slideshow   Relevant Design For All Time   No corners were cut and quality was never compromised, despite the intricate and elaborate architectural design and globally-sourced, one-of-a-kind [...]

METRO Style: Haute Fashion of the Week

click on images above to enlarge or view as a slideshow   The Haute Look (No. 2)   Recently, METRO took to the streets of historic Ybor City to showcase the latest styles for Fall 2016. [...]

People: Andrew Hall

Andrew Hall (click on image to enlarge)   Andrew Hall Gives More And Gets More People To Give   Andrew Hall is a regional director for AT&T, managing external and legislative affairs in Tampa Bay and [...]

METRO Sponsored Event: The FARA Energy Ball

Scene from the 2015 FARA Energy Ball   Tampa Community Unites For 8th Annual FARA Energy Ball   Friedreich’s Ataxia (FA) is a debilitating multi-system disease and the most common cause of inherited ataxia; 1 in [...]

Art: Tampa Museum of Art Showcases Folk Art

Self-Taught Genius: Treasures From The American Folk Art Museum     eaturing more than 100 works by diverse artists, the exhibition Self-Taught Genius: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum, presents an original premise that considers [...]

Drive: The 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster

click on images to enlarge   Redesigned. Renamed. Refined.   The wind is blowing, the sun is shining and it’s a perfect day in Tampa Bay to test drive the brand new, two-seat convertible 718 Boxster [...]

It’s A Sweet, Sweet Life

  Meet Stephan Schubert, Executive Pastry Chef at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino By Ronda M. Parag   Overseeing all the pastries and delightful treats at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa [...]

EVENT: The Beach Tampa

  The Vinik Family Foundation invites Tampa Bay to share in an interactive architectural installation that will bring a beach to downtown Tampa. Created by Snarkitecture, The Beach Tampa is a 15,000 square foot immersive environment [...]

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 [...]

Sun and Sand is Grand

    Ft. Lauderdale’s Pelican Grand Beach Resort By Ronda M. Parag     Summertime is the ideal time for a beach escape and there is no better place than Ft. Lauderdale’s Pelican Grand Beach Resort. [...]

Home Details: Outdoor Entertaining

  Summer time is the best time to get outside and embrace the warmth of the season, relax with style, comfort and enjoy good backyard entertaining. METRO found a few items to enjoy your next gathering [...]

10 Family Fun Adventures Before The Summer Ends

Summer Guide To Cool Every Floridian family knows the ‘real’ summer doesn’t hit until mid-July and can go into September.  METRO gives you great ways to beat the heat and enjoy the hot summer days and [...]

Fashion & Art: A Discussion With Norma Kamali

   Merging Fashion, Fitness and Art  Metro Exclusive Interview With Norma Kamali by Ronda M. Parag   On June 6 in New York City, Norma Kamali received the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award from the Council [...]

Foodie: Pushing Culinary Boundaries

  The Mill in St. Pete By Ronda M. Parag   The dining scene in downtown St. Petersburg is exploding and the timing is right for the culinary movement. “With the addition of great new restaurants, [...]