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Road Improvements Aim To Ease Tampa Bay Traffic Congestion

Road Improvements Aim To Ease Tampa Bay Traffic Congestion

According to many Tampa residents, traffic in the area’s urban center is a nightmare. Traffic jams and long commutes are things that nearly every Tampa resident has experienced at some point during their stay in the city. Complaints... 
New Developments Coming To The Tampa Bay Area

New Developments Coming To The Tampa Bay Area

Over the past few years, the planning commissions involved in the Tampa Bay area have been seeking ways to improve the region. Through hard work and perseverance, the commissions have lined up several new developments for the area... 
Some Tampa Bay Residents Not Happy With Town Center Project Plan

Some Tampa Bay Residents Not Happy With Town Center Project Plan

A redevelopment plan being discussed for the Madeira Beach area has some residents seeing red, but others seeing green, as in dollars. The current redevelopment plans for the Town Center project call for the building of two hotels,... 
Donald Trump Rallies Supporters In Tampa Ahead Of Florida Primary

Donald Trump Rallies Supporters In Tampa Ahead Of Florida Primary

On Monday afternoon, several thousand people crowded into the Tampa Convention Center to hear Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speak to his supporters. The crowd maxed out the 2,000-person capacity of the ballroom where... 
Celebrating Legoland’s Fifth Birthday with Five New Attractions

Celebrating Legoland’s Fifth Birthday with Five New Attractions

With its fifth birthday fast-approaching, Winter Haven’s Legoland will celebrate in a big way by adding five new attractions. In a formal announcement, park officials stated that the theme park and resort will be expanded. Ultimately,... 
Gasparilla Music Program Inspires Children in the Tampa Bay Area

Gasparilla Music Program Inspires Children in the Tampa Bay Area

For children living in the Tampa Bay area, the Gasparilla Music Foundation is making a huge difference. Through a unique program called “Recycled Tunes”, instruments are donated to children who need them. Students on the receiving... 
Trump Tower Tampa Failure Still Looms In Minds Of Many

Trump Tower Tampa Failure Still Looms In Minds Of Many

Trump Tower Tampa, a 52-story riverfront condo that was supposed to create luxury and transform the downtown Tampa skyline, is a failure that still reverberates in the minds of many in the city. The much-hyped $300 million project... 
Tampa Plans To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day In Style

Tampa Plans To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day In Style

St. Patrick’s Day coming up on Thursday, March 17 is one of the most celebrated days in the United States. Revelers across the country will be breaking out the green clothes and shamrocks as the head out to drink green beer and listen... 
Tampa Staple Spaghetti Warehouse Shutting After 30 Years

Tampa Staple Spaghetti Warehouse Shutting After 30 Years

The parent company of Spaghetti Warehouse announced today in a news release that the Tampa location would be shutting its doors after 30 years in operation. BD Brands said in the release, “We have made the difficult business decision... 
Airlines Looking To Add Flights From Tampa International To Havana

Airlines Looking To Add Flights From Tampa International To Havana

Airline service to Cuba has been a big success at Tampa International Airport. Charter flights carried nearly 37,000 passengers from Tampa to Cuba last year, an increase of 65 percent since 2012. The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce,... 
Tampa Water Department Helping Customers Lower Water Bills

Tampa Water Department Helping Customers Lower Water Bills

The Tampa Water Department has announced a series of actions to help its customers lower their water bills by reducing their water usage. The department is offering free plumbing retrofit kits to eligible customers that include a Watersense... 
Utah Company To Create Giant Water Slide On Tampa Bridge

Utah Company To Create Giant Water Slide On Tampa Bridge

Slide the City, a Utah-based entertainment company, has announced plans to create a 1,000-foot water slide out of the N Boulevard Bridge in Tampa. The water slide is scheduled to open on May 14, in conjunction with a one-day block... 
Tampa Bay Waters Lose Clarity Due To Nuisance Algae

Tampa Bay Waters Lose Clarity Due To Nuisance Algae

The quality of water in Tampa Bay declined last year due to algae blooms. A report released by the Tampa Bay Estuary Program shows a decrease in the clarity of the water in multiple areas around Tampa Bay. The 2015 Tampa Bay Water... 
Tampa Bay Lightning Overcomes Winnipeg Jets With Shootout

Tampa Bay Lightning Overcomes Winnipeg Jets With Shootout

The Tampa Bay Lightning enjoyed an exciting 6-5 victory against the Winnipeg Jets at Amalie Arena on Thursday after a wild shootout to determine the outcome. Steven Stamkos beat Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec with a wrist shot high on...