WEIRD: Candy Corn Pizza further sign of societal decay

Candy corn is probably the worst “treat” to grace the Halloween season and the annual rush to create food people don’t want has led to the Candy Corn Pizza push of 2019. BuzzFeed did an in-depth exploration into the phenomenon in 2018. Just when you think you’ve forgotten, candy corn comes back into your life. […]

Lunchpool startup seeks next stage of growth

Lunchpool launched their corporate pilot partnership with KnowBe4, a quickly growing billion-dollar cybersecurity firm located in Clearwater last month.   Packed room. pic.twitter.com/vPFSCrBIFq — Carlos Hernandez (Carlos Eats) (@carloseats) September 11, 2019 Employees at the event discussed how connecting with lunchpool has helped them to get closer and understand their colleagues at work better. This […]

NEWS: Ding Tea boba shop coming to Tampa, Grand Opening November 3rd

A new boba shop called Ding Tea is coming to Tampa. Ding Tea is a chain from Taiwan that has over 350 locations in Asia and has been rapidly expanding across the United States. View this post on Instagram #dingtea A post shared by Mike Matz (@mike.matz0) on Jun 22, 2019 at 9:13pm PDT The […]

NEWS: Dunedin Stone Crab Festival this weekend

The annual Dunedin Stone Crab Festival is this weekend at Edgewater Park. The food festival is free to attend. 20 vendors will serve up stone crab dishes and a variety of seafood for attendees. Proceeds will benefit Homeless Empowerment Program (HEP), whose mission is “to  break the cycle of homelessness for any individual or family […]

NEWS: Marriott’s Moxy Hotel coming to Tampa Heights District

The first hotel is coming to Tampa Heights with The Moxy Hotel, a project from Marriott International. The hotel will feature 153 rooms and occupy 7 floors inside a new 25-story tower. Construction will begin in 2020 with expected completion and opening by 2022. It will be located between West Oak Avenue, West 7th Avenue, […]

Instagram user @realtampa gives a look at Tampa’s past

Tampa has grown considerably in the last 20 years. An instagram account @realtampa has been documenting the history of Tampa in a number of meme-like posts that only people who have lived in Tampa in the past could understand. Here are some quality posts on their feed: View this post on Instagram Let’s argue 😂😂 […]

NEWS: Taste of Latino coming Sunday October 20th to Ybor City

The first annual Taste of Latino is coming Sunday, October 20th to Centennial Park in Ybor City from 11AM-6PM. The event is organized by Latin Times Media, creators of the Cuban Sandwich Festival and is presented by Ford. Food will be featured from around Latin America with countries such as Puerto Rico, Mexico, Colombia, Cuba, […]

NEWS: Support Breast Cancer Awareness Day on Saturday at 22nd Street Coffee

22nd Street Coffee in Ybor City will have a Breast Cancer Awareness Day on Saturday, October 12th, 2019 from 7AM-2PM. Proceeds from the event will go to supporting the American Cancer Society in the fight against breast cancer.

NEWS: Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Expansion Grand Opening Celebration

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa has spent nearly $720 million on upgrading their venue adding an 30,000 square foot event center, 562 rooms (77 suites), a 1.3 acre swimming pool deck, and 4 new food and drink areas including an Italian restaurant, wine shop, coffee bar, and indoor-outdoor pool bar and grill. One […]

Pollo Tropical joins forces with World Central Kitchen for Bahamas hurricane relief

Pollo Tropical is joining forces with World Central Kitchen for Bahamas relief. Pollo Tropical is pledging “a dollar donation for every Pollo Tropical Original Family Meal purchased” at any of the 140 company-owned locations from September 15th through October 6th to the Bahamas recovery effort. “Florida was spared from the devastation of Hurricane Dorian, but […]