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A Foodie In Paradise

    Fish To Fork Weekend at The Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort By Chad H. Vorbrich   What happens when eight of the most talented chefs from around the country converge upon a luxury beach [...]

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 [...]

METRO PIX: Pride & Passion 2017

        Pride & Passion When: Saturday, April 29, 2017 Where: Tampa Museum of Art Pride and Passion 2017, presented by Wells Fargo, was themed, “Cirque de Mascarade.” Guests were encouraged to dress to [...]

A Bold Look At The Art Of Fashion Icon Susanne Bartsch

    The upcoming exhibition at the Tampa Museum of Art will display Susanne Bartsch: Art-a-Porter from July 29 – November 12, 2017. The exhibit will feature 35 looks spanning Bartsch’s career including designs by Alexander [...]

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 [...]

7 Tips to Master the Grill This Summer

Mastering the Grill This Summer   (Family Features) Becoming a master of the grill doesn’t have to be complicated. Test out these seven tips for quick marinades, flavorful sauces and marinade hacks to take your summer [...]

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 Interior Design

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |     The Face of Interior Design CRESPO DESIGN GROUP     Unconventional ideas and distinctive style are what define Enrique Crespo as one of the top designers in [...]

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 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 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 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 Tampa Real Estate

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |     The Face of Tampa Real Estate CAROL POOLEY, GRI     Carol Pooley is a founding Realtor at Tomlin St Cyr Real Estate services, with [...]

The Face of Architecture, Planning and Interior Design

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Architecture, Planning and Interior Design CHANCEY DESIGN   Chancey Design has built a reputation based on the concept of service and design excellence. It [...]

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 Redefining Real Estate

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   The Face of Redefining Real Estate JANE MAK, REAL ESTATE BROKER   With a passion for helping others, Jane Mak has served the Tampa Bay area [...]

The Face of Compassion

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   The Face of Compassion ANDY MILLER III, CAPTAIN   As a 6th generation Salvation Army Officer, the 37 year old leader understands the sacred nature of [...]

The Face of Specialty Oils & Balsamics

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   The Face of Specialty Oils & Balsamics JARED LEAL     Celebrating a successful one year in business, this young entrepreneur, Jared Leal, continues his quest [...]

The Face of Event Venues

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |     The Face of Event Venues MARY CARON   Mary Caron lives in her own little world, but that’s okay because everyone knows her there. She [...]

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 [...]

THE ART OF THE BRICK

  EXPERIENCE THE ART OF THE BRICK in Downtown Tampa   Free to all from June 23 through September 4 802 East Whiting Street   THE ART OF THE BRICK is a global touring exhibition rated [...]

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 [...]

10 Tips to Make Outdoor Parties Unforgettable

Make Your Outdoor Parties Unforgettable   (Family Features) Entertaining is one thing, but dazzling your guests with an outdoor party sensation is another. Summer can be the best time of year for outdoor parties. From twinkling [...]

METRO Style: Beach Bound

  Beach Bound Style Guide The temps are ideal for a trip to the beach or nearby park. METRO found some summer time essentials from totes to shades to enjoy the great outdoors.   Made for Shade Protect [...]

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: 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 [...]

METRO PIX: Bern’s Winefest VIP & Grand Tasting

It sells out every year and quickly too! The end of eight days and 13 events this year, culminated with the Bern’s VIP & Grand Tasting on Sunday, April 30, 2017. The theme this year was Wizard [...]

Outdoor Kitchen Design

  Get Cooking on Your Outdoor Kitchen Design   (Family Features) If your idea of enjoying the great outdoors is relaxing on your deck with a tasty beverage while the grill heats up, you’re in good [...]

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Takes It To The Next Level

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa’s President Joe Lupo with Hard Rock Girls     The Seminole Hard Rock Tampa made a big splash at the ribbon cutting and opening of the new 700-space parking garage, as Seminole [...]

Margaritas, Barenaked Ladies and Fireworks

  The 5th Annual Tampa Bay Margarita Festival returns, serving up fabulous Margaritas, an awesome lineup of bands w/ headliner BARENAKED LADIES, and an amazing fireworks show.   Saturday, May 27, 12 PM – 11 PM Spend Memorial Day [...]

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 [...]

The Independents: Cask Social Kitchen

  Cask Social Kitchen From Herb Crusted Hanger Steak to Chicken ‘N Waffles, Lobster Mac ‘N Cheese, creative flatbreads, and unique salads, Cask Social Kitchen is serving up new American fare with a Southern twist on [...]

The Independents: Ocean Hai

  Ocean Hai  Ocean Hai, the signature restaurant of the Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach, offers the area’s only Asian-fusion cuisine and features local seafood and farm-raised fare, served in a refined, stylish atmosphere. Open for breakfast, [...]

The Independents: Beach Bar at Bay Harbor Hotel

  Welcome to the “Sweet Spot” of dining experiences.  The high quality beach fare, polished service and relaxed atmosphere offers incredible value and a versatile dining experience, great for family outings or intimate date nights. The [...]

The Independents: Anise Global Gastrobar

  Anise Global Gastrobar     Anise Global Gastrobar, downtown Tampa’s glowing jewel, celebrates 4 years of growth and accolades. While the award-winning bar program continues to remain on top, the culinary team spreads their wings by [...]

The Independents: Birch & Vine

  Birch & Vine at The Birchwood   There has been a lot of activity at Birch & Vine lately! Chef Luke Decker’s all NEW brunch, lunch & dinner menus feature locally sourced meats, fish and vegetables [...]

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 [...]

Hosting Your Own Wine Tasting Party

  How to host a wine party. Table set up and tips. Written and photographed by Krayl Funch   No time to plan, book and take that dream wine tasting vacation to Burgundy or Sonoma this [...]

Pride & Passion: Cirque de Mascarade

Tampa Museum of Art Hosts Pride & Passion 2017   Pride & Passion (the event that leaves us holding our breath annually) returns on Saturday, April 29, as Cirque de Mascarade from 8 p.m. – Midnight. [...]

Delectable Cuisine On The Green

  Packard’s Steakhouse At Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club By Patricia A. Vorbrich Named after the designer of Innisbrook’s four golf courses, Larry Packard, Packard’s Steakhouse brings dining elegance to the Golf & Country Club, overlooking the [...]

METROmixer

METROmixer Toasting “The FACES of Tampa Bay”   Hosted by Compass Land & Title and Guaranteed Rate, friends and invited guests celebrated the release of Tampa Bay METRO Magazine and the new FACES of Tampa Bay. [...]

METRO Home: High Life Living in Downtown Tampa

  Grand Penthouse at Skypoint   Feel the vibe of the city and escape the suburbs with one of the most unique properties currently available in downtown Tampa. The two-story, two bath Grand Penthouse is on [...]

A Spring-Inspired Easter Brunch

    (Family Features)  Spring is blooming on your Easter table. From yellow chick cupcakes to blueberry French-toast casseroles, there are plenty of ways to wow your brunch guests with simple seasonal recipes. “Between hiding eggs [...]

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, [...]