: ' St. Petersburg'

The Art of Fashion

  The Art of Fashion Neiman Marcus salutes The Dalí with a fashion show and private viewing of the jewelry creations of renowned artist Salvador Dali, in celebration of the Museum’s special exhibition Dalí & Schiaparelli, [...]

Damn The Weather: Soothing Cocktail Recipes

  If you’ve been paying attention to the weather lately, you’ve probably heard about hurricane Irma. It’s been wreaking havoc on the Caribbean, and now has its evil intentions set on the Florida Keys and Miami, with [...]

Tropicana Field to Host Texas Rangers vs. Houston Astros Series

    Hurricane Harvey forces Rangers and Astros to play at Tropicana Field   Tuesday, August 29 – Thursday, August 31     With Hurricane Harvey causing severe weather conditions and catastrophic floods throughout Southeast Texas, [...]

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 St. Pete’s Real Estate Title Insurance

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |       The Face of St. Pete’s Real Estate Title Insurance JOSH BRAMER     Real Estate title insurance expert, Josh Bramer, proudly lives, works and [...]

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 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 [...]

12 Places to View July 4th Fireworks in Tampa Bay

  12 Great Places to View Independence Day Fireworks in Tampa Bay     Light Up Tampa Bay Tampa’s Channel District celebrates the Fourth of July with live music by Southern Train, entertainment by DJ’s Xplicid [...]

Get Kool with The Rowdies

Kool & the Gang   The Rowdies will host a post-match FREE Kool & the Gang Concert to Ticket Holders. Head to ST. PETE for soccer AND a concert! This Thursday, July 6, 2017, Al Lang Stadium welcomes the Tampa Bay Rowdies as they take [...]

Sizzling Suits For A Hot Weekend

  The temps are ideal for a trip to the beach, nearby park or backyard pool party this weekend. Metro’s studio shot captured the latest fashion trends in swimwear styles to turn heads this season.   (LEFT-TO-RIGHT) TAYLOR: [...]

SeaGrapes Wine and Food Festival

  Immerse yourself in a wine and food festival unlike any other in Tampa on Friday, May 12, 2017 at The Florida Aquarium! At SeaGrapes Wine and Food Festival, enjoy wonderful wines and sample fantastic foods [...]

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 [...]

Neiman Marcus Launches Givenchy Beauty

  Neiman Marcus Tampa Bay Launches Givenchy Beauty   Fashion lovers are familiar with the style and trends of Givenchy — known for French Haute Couture since 1952 and now makeup lovers will be happy to know [...]

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: [...]

The Independents: Locale Market

  Locale Market The locals simply call it LOCALE. The media calls it one of the “Best Food Halls in America.” Restaurant insiders know it as celebrity chef Michael Mina’s “Think Tank.” By whatever name you [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Grand Opening Celebration of Verve Boutique

Photo: Josef Newgarden, Tony Kanaan, Scott Dixon, Susie Wheldon with her boys, Oliver and Sebastian, Marco Andretti, Conor Daly, James Hinchcliffe The evening was filled with the stylish men of INDYCAR as they modeled fashions from [...]

Start Your Engines!

click on Grand Prix images below to enlarge or view as a slideshow   The Firestone Grand Prix of  St. Petersburg Burns Rubber On The Waterfront   The Firestone Grand Prix of St.Petersburg is a weekend long [...]

Morean Arts Center Celebrates 100 Years

  The Morean Arts Center Is Celebrating 100 Years Of The Arts In St. Petersburg With A City Proclamation.   The Morean Arts Center is celebrating 100 years of the arts in St. Petersburg with a City [...]

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 [...]

Two New Art Leaders in St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg has quite the arts scene and two important cultural influences, the Museum of Fine Arts and Florida CraftArt, each have new directors that will lead the respective destinations into the new year.     [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

Fashion and Surrealism at The Dali Museum

Roy Stevens, Horst directing fashion shoot with Lisa Fonssagrives, 1949.  © Condé Nast / Horst Estate     Fashion and Art Meld in the Current Exhibition on Display at The Dali Museum in St. Petersburg   [...]

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 FACES OF WAXING PERFECTION

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Faces of Waxing Perfection PIA ESTHETICS DAY SPA   13 years ago, getting a Brazilian Wax in the Tampa Bay area was not an easy task; [...]

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 [...]

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: Cheese and Charcuterie at The Mill

  Living on Meats & Cheeses   Cheese and charcuterie can be a meal in itself and the options at The Mill are quite unique. “We wanted to do cheese and charcuterie a little bit different,” [...]

METRO ART: Canvassing The Bay

   By Mary Lou Janson   Large-scale paintings are popping up in unexpected places throughout Tampa Bay, creating brilliant backdrops on exterior walls, adding drama to drab parking garages and bringing original, dynamic artworks to the [...]

Exploring the Evolution of Portraiture Art

Vanni Rossi (Italian, 1894-1973) Self-Portrait Smoking (1920) Oil on canvas Collection of Robert Flynn Johnson     Contemplating Character Drawings and Oil Sketches from Jacques-Louis David to Lucian Freud There is still time to visit the [...]

Behind the Bar: Justin Gray

  Live with Passion By Ronda M. Parag Born and raised in Tampa, Justin Gray is happy to share his passion and vision for Tampa. Whether bartending at Anise Global Gastrobar, or volunteering for a cause, [...]

METROHome Tour: Fine Lines

New Wheldon Family Home in St. Petersburg By Mary Lou Janson     Inspirations for the interior of Susie Wheldon’s custom-designed home were drawn from such diverse sources as the white-washed interior brick walls of a [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Sip and Savor

  Annata Wine Bar By Ronda M. Parag     Tucked into a small and intimate space on Beach Drive is a gem of a wine bar that offers chic indoor or alfresco seating. Now that [...]

Paige Crider and Desiree Noisette

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | Inspiring Women In Business PAIGE CRIDER AND DESIREE NOISETTE Cerulean Blu   Desiree Noisette and Paige Crider are the owners of Cerulean Blu, a fashion design, manufacturing [...]

Celebrate Sinatra

  It’s the party of the summer as Ken Walters hosted the 18th Annual Celebrate Sinatra at the Historic Ritz Ybor The black-tie optional drew a well-dressed crowd that celebrated the music of a by-gone era. [...]

Must Try: The Fabled Rococo Burger

What Makes This Award-Winning Behemoth So Good? The steak burger is blended house-ground NY Strip in a 70/30 meat to fat ratio which matches the 70/30 brioche bun. The mammoth 8oz. burger and brioche bun are wood-grilled [...]

Stillwaters Tavern

Modern Tavern Hits Beach Drive The white subway tiles and hanging Edison bulb lighting create a modern and inviting feel to the latest addition to the dining scene in St. Petersburg. The tufted, high backed booths [...]

Grab a Craft Beer at 5 Tampa Bay Area Brew Pubs

3 Daughters Brewing METRO found five local breweries serving up cold, local brews in hip, casual settings. From the oldest, continuous running microbrewery in Florida, Dunedin Brewery, to the latest Ybor City brewery, Coppertail Brewing Co., [...]

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 [...]

Easy Escape to Gaming Fun and Fine Dining

Easy Escape to the Mississippi Coast The Beau Rivage Offers Gaming Fun and Fine Dining     It has never been easier than right now to have a convenient getaway to MGM Resort’s AAA Four Diamond [...]

Sizzling Swimwear Trends

Turn Up the Heat with These Sizzling Swimwear Trends By Desiree Noisette   Animal print one pieces throw “matronly” out of the window. These strategic prints provide coverage, tummy camouflage AND sex appeal.       [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

PINBOARD

  Metro’s Interactive Guide To The Bay’s Hottest Events     © Tampa Bay Metro Tampa Bay Metro Magazine is your #1 resource for upcoming social events in the Tampa Bay metro area. [...]

Elevated Beach Chic

  Elevated Beach Chic By Mary Lou Janson   Moving to Florida presented New Jersey residents, Lee and Cindy Launer with an opportunity to take a more comfortable — but unconventional — approach to how they [...]

Best of Arts & Entertainment

best of tampa bay the bay’s best     Arts & Entertainment     Tampa Museum of Art Best Public Art Museum The shimmering aluminum exterior and LED light installation, serves as the cornerstone of Tampa’s [...]

Coastal Vision

  Lacking a few finishing touches, the 19th floor luxury condominium overlooking downtown St. Petersburg’s vibrant waterfront, remained vacant for years until a couple from Knoxville, Tennessee acquired it as a second home…     It would be nearly [...]

Rays On The Runway

    When: June 25, 2014 Where: Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club, St. Petersburg               The event was packed with Rays baseball fans, as the 9th Annual Rays On [...]

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 [...]

Celebrate the Panama Canal

  Museum of Fine Arts exhibits photographs by Ernest “Red” Hallen                             In celebration of the centennial of the Panama Canal, the Museum [...]