Feature articles from Tampa Bay METRO

The Schaaf Castle in the Clouds

METROHome Tour: Castle in the Clouds

 The Schaaf's Castle in the Clouds By Mary Lou Janson  |  Photography by Robert Richards  Gary and Josephine Schaaf had high hopes about making their next home a high-rise in Tampa’s Channel District. Their search for...
Tampa Bay Metro - Sugar Free Margarita cocktail recipe

METRO FOODIE: Sugar-Free Margarita Recipe

 They say tequila won’t fix all your problems, but we say it’s worth a shot. And this July 24, you’ll have ample opportunity to see what problems you can solve by having a drink...
Key West Inspired Waterfront Estate On Davis Islands

Hot Property: Key West Inspired Waterfront Estate On Davis Islands

  Hot Property: Key West Inspired Waterfront Estate On Davis Islands  The sunset views and open bay are just two reasons that this Davis Islands stunner of a home is spectacular. Feel like you are on...
Hammock Beach Resort

METRO GETAWAY: Hammock Beach Resort

Unspoiled Haven By Patricia A. Vorbrich  With two championship golf courses, a 6.5 acre multi-level pool complex, a 10,000 square foot spa, and coquina-laden beaches just a stroll away, Hammock Beach Resort beckons to be explored....
Compass Land & Title in downtown St. Petersburg

Colorful, Bold and Creative Office Space

 With a flair for fashion and love of art, Compass Land & Title owners and founders, Phil and Valerie Yost, designed the new St. Petersburg office together. Rather than a stuffy and conservative law...
METRO Home Tour: 5120 W Longfellow Ave Tampa FL

METROHome Tour: The Look of Love

  Building and Designing a Family’s Dream Home By Mary Lou Janson | Photography by Susan Carnes   Designing a new home for their family of five was truly a labor of love for Benjamin and Nadia Heldfond. Their...
Pantone Color of the Year

Stylish Trends Inspired by the Color of the Year – Ultra Violet

click on images to enlarge or view as a slideshow  Purple Reign Introducing Pantone 18-3838 Ultra Violet, Pantone® Color of the Year 2018. A dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade, PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet communicates originality, ingenuity,...
adding pizzaz to a modern estate

METROHome Tour: In Living Color

Adding Pizzaz To A Modern Estate By Mary Lou Janson A contemporary architectural style, features that include tall glass walls, wide windows and light-inviting skylights are mixed with a monochromatic color scheme. The lines and design...