7th Annual Tampa Pig Jig

  Tampa Pig Jig   More than 8,500 barbecue and music fans will converge on Tampa’s riverfront in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park for the 7th Annual Tampa Pig Jig, presented by USAmeriBank and RIPA & Associates on...
Houston ASTROS baseball GAME MOVED TO TAMPA BAY

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, Major League Baseball has moved...
Fashion show at The Elegant Wedding Showcase

Not Your Average Bridal Show

  The Elegant Wedding Showcase Returns to Tampa   A Premiere Gathering Of Talent, Resources And Style For The Sophisticated Bride   Metro Life Media, Inc., publishers of Tampa Bay METRO and Tampa Bay Weddings magazines offers an intimate...
Tampa Bay Metro's Gasparilla Fashion Guide

Gasparilla Fashion

Yo-Ho, Yo-Ho, It’s A Pirate’s Life For Me! The pirates are taking over Tampa in celebration of the annual Ye Mystic Krewe Gasparilla pirate parade and celebrations. METRO has found a few fashionable styles from a local...
Chihuly Collection

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 free of charge....
Best of METRO - Health and Beauty

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 blow. If you’re...
Ethan Allen decor in Tampa Bay

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 proprietary software to bring...
The Best Of Tampa Bay Metro

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 on Central Avenue in...
Brooke Palmer of RSBP EVENTS+PR

Brooke Palmer Kuhl

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business BROOKE PALMER KUHL RSBP EVENTS+PR   She leaves a trail of glitter wherever she goes...and that is certainly true of this PR pro and event maven. Brooke Palmer...
Rebecca Bast

Rebecca Bast, CLU, CHFC

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business REBECCA BAST, CLU®, CHFC® Bast Financial Group   Bast Financial Group is devoted to helping their clients attain financial security through custom financial plans that mitigate...
Dr. Susan Blankenship

Dr. Susan Blankenship

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business DR. SUSAN BLANKENSHIP Pediatric Dentistry   The words “step right up” come to mind when you walk through the door of Dr. Susan Blankenship’s Palm Harbor...
Veronica Swiatek

Veronica Swiatek

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business VERONICA SWIATEK Massage Studio   Born with an entrepreneurial spirit, Veronica Swiatek decided to pursue her dream of opening her own business after years spent as...
Lindsey Trebian

Lindsey Trebian

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business LINDSEY TREBIAN AVP of Business Development Nationwide Title Clearing, Inc.   Lindsey’s tenacity for obtaining business has earned NTC an upward trend of new business since she...
Renee Vaughn in Tampa Bay METRO

Renée Vaughn

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business RENEE VAUGHN Williams Consulting Group   Starting the Williams Consulting Group 13 years ago, Renée Vaughn collaborates with clients to create strategic initiatives that will nurture and...
Pia Trujillo at Pia Esthetics Day Spa

Pia Trujillo

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business PIA TRUJILLO Pia Esthetics Day Spa   Pia Trujillo is the co-owner of Pia Esthetics Day Spa, one of the most well known day spas in...
Compass Land & Title

Jessica Chancey, Ingrid Coulon, Laura McGowan and Valerie Yost

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business JESSICA CHANCEY, INGRID COULON, LAURA MCGOWAN AND VALERIE YOST Compass Land & Title, LLC   Educated. Respected. Experienced. This industry award-winning team  recognized as the “women of...
Robin King

Robin King

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business ROBIN KING Three Birds Tavern Out of the Weeds   Her passion for entertaining, food and travel fuse to bring Tampa Bay a unique dining experience at Three...
Hillary Dalton of Dalton Dental In Tampa, Florida

Hilary Dalton, DMD, MS

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business HILARY DALTON, DMD, MS Dalton Dental   Thanks to her friendly personality, warm smile, and dental expertise, Dr. Dalton has been consistently nominated for various awards...
Kelli Mitchell

Kelli L. Mitchell, Esq.

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business KELLI L. MITCHELL, ESQ. Marital & Family Law Practice   Involved in each of her cases, it’s Kelli L. Mitchell’s personal approach to her client’s unique...
Edyta Chylinski of Spa Sudeva

Edyta Chylinski

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business EDYTA CHYLINSKI Spa Sudeva   Edyta is the owner of Spa Sudeva, a holistic Day Spa located in South Tampa. She is a licensed skincare professional...
Monique McLaughlin

Monique McLaughlin

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business MONIQUE MCLAUGHLIN Makeup & Hair by Monique   After 12 years in a successful sales and marketing career, Monique McLaughlin left the corporate world to pursue...
Carroll Couri Inspiring Women In Business

Carroll “Bella” Couri

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business CARROLL “BELLA” COURI Coastal Properties Group Christie’s International   Born and raised in sunny Kingston, Jamaica, this “island girl” now calls Tampa home. As a Realtor and...
Michelle Renee Zerda

Michele Renee Zerda

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | Inspiring Women In Business MICHELE RENEE ZERDA Michele Renee The Studio   Living life with passion and beauty, Michele Renee left her home state of Texas more than 17 years...
Jessica Rivelli

Jessica Rivelli

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | Inspiring Women In Business JESSICA RIVELLI Working Women of Florida   Jessica Rivelli is the founder of Working Women of Florida. The largest women’s networking group in the state has...
Desiree Noisette of Cerulean Blu

Desiree Noisette

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business DESIREE NOISETTE Cerulean Blu   Desiree is the founder of Cerulean Blu, a retailer and manufacturer located in downtown St. Pete.  Desiree has a background as...
Wesley Winer - Inspiring Women In Business

Wesley Winer

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   Inspiring Women In Business WESLEY SHERRILL WINER Glow Couture Day Spa   While successfully working with Ford, one of the world’s top modeling agencies, Wesley Sherrill Winer soon realized that her...
The Toni Everett Company

Henderson Everett Lee, Toni Everett and Julie Everett

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | Inspiring Women In Business HENDERSON EVERETT LEE, TONI EVERETT, JULIE EVERETT The Toni Everett Company   The Toni Everett Company sells one of a kind properties of all kinds, multimillion...

Melanie Griffin

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | Inspiring Women In Business MELANIE GRIFFIN Dean Mead Law Firm   Tireless advocate. Meticulous. Effective. Griffin, Dean Mead’s AV-rated Tampa Office Managing Shareholder, embodies these characteristics. A commercial litigator and...
Stephan Schubert

It’s A Sweet, Sweet Life

  Meet Stephan Schubert, Executive Pastry Chef at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino By Ronda M. Parag   Overseeing all the pastries and delightful treats at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is 25-year veteran of...
Michael Stewart

THE FACE OF A RESTAURANTEUR

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of a Restauranteur MICHAEL STEWART     Always creating, expanding and exploring the next dining and cocktail trend, Michael Stewart brings heart and passion to Tampa Bay’s dining...
Enrique Crespo

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 area. A native of...
Wesley Winer of Glow Day Spa

THE FACE OF WELLNESS

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Wellness GLOW COUTURE DAY SPA     Wesley Winer’s passion for skincare and over all wellness, started in her days as an international model with Ford. Today,...
Dr. Joseph Castellano

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. Castellano, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.C.S...
Michael Lundy

THE FACE OF COLLABORATIVE LAW

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Collaborative Law MICHAEL LUNDY OLDER, LUNDY & ALVAREZ   Michael Lundy has been a collaborative divorce professional for nearly a decade. He was recently elected to the Board of the Tampa Bay...
Dr. Susan Blankenship

THE FACE OF PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Pediatric Dentistry DR. SUSAN BLANKENSHIP   The words “step right up” come to mind when you walk through the door of Dr. Susan Blankenship’s Palm Harbor...
Pia Esthetics Day Spa

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; very few...

THE FACE OF PROPERTY APPRAISAL

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Property Appraisal TODD D. JONES, MAI, CRE, FRICS   Todd Jones is an experienced, internationally recognized expert in property tax valuation, holding the three highest designations...

THE FACE OF NONPROFIT CHANGE

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Nonprofit Change CATALYST CONSULTING SERVICES   Facilitating positive organizational change with results and through relationships that span the Southeast are what defines Michelle A. Turman, M.A., CFRE. It...

THE FACE OF CONNECTIVITY

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Connectivity ELEVATE, INC.   Aakash M. Patel believes #TampaHasSwagger! In 2012, Patel founded Elevate, Inc., a business consulting firm providing a variety of services, based on...

THE FACE OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Business Development INGRID COULON COMPASS LAND & TITLE, LLC   Ingrid Coulon, M.B.A., is the Director of Marketing for Compass Land & Title, LLC, a full service...

THE FACE OF CRIMINAL LAW AND PERSONAL INJURY

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Criminal Law and Personal Injury CHARLES W. ARLINE, P.A.   Charles Arline is a lifelong resident of South Tampa and has been  serving the legal community...

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 launched this full-service,...
Tampa Bay Metro Summer Camps Guide

SUMMER CAMPS GUIDE 2016

Tampa Bay Metro's Summer Camps Guide 2016     Academy at the Lakes Academy at the Lakes offers more than 60 summer programs including academic, creative, recreation, and sports camps. Favorites include Camp Invention, Video Production, and Archery....
Enrique Crespo

THE FACE OF INTERIOR DESIGN

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

THE FACE OF PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Personal Injury Litigation RICK ALVAREZ OLDER LUNDY & ALVAREZ   Rick Alvarez knows two subjects well: personal injury litigation and rock music. Both inform his work at the...

THE FACE OF FAMILY LAW

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Family Law KELLI L. MITCHELL, ESQ.   Involved in each of her cases, it’s Kelli Mitchell’s personal approach to her firm that has created a dedicated...

THE FACE OF SOUTH TAMPA’S CUSTOM CLOTHIER

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of South Tampa's Custom Clothier DAN SHREEVE BESPOKE & CO   Dan Shreeve, is the premier custom clothier in South Tampa with 28 years of experience and a...

THE FACE OF INTERIOR DESIGN

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Interior Design ROB BOWEN DESIGN GROUP   Rob Bowen and his team create spaces that evoke a rare sense of intimacy and inspiration. Rob’s unique talents,...

THE FACE OF REAL ESTATE LAW

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Real Estate Law CHAD T. ORSATTI   Orsatti & Associates, P.A. has a reputation throughout the Tampa Bay area as a client-focused firm that has provided...
Karyn Seo

THE FACE OF FASHION

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Fashion KARYN SEO CEO & DESIGNER, CAITE, INC.   Karyn Seo is the CEO & Designer of the ladies clothing brands CAITE and Kyla Seo. Since launching in...
Phil Yost

THE FACE OF REAL ESTATE TITLE INSURANCE

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   The Face of Real Estate Title Insurance PHIL YOST COMPASS LAND & TITLE, LLC     Phil Yost opened Compass Land & Title in Tampa over ten years ago. An expansion...
Edyta at Spa Sudeva

THE FACE OF RELAXATION

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Relaxation EDYTA CHYLINSKI SPA SUDEVA   Edyta is the owner of Spa Sudeva, a holistic Day Spa located in South Tampa. She is a licensed skincare professional...
The Best Of Tampa Bay Metro

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 seafood for the discerning steak lover, using...
Chihuly Collection in St. Petersburg

Best of Metro 2016: Arts & Entertainment

The Best of Metro Tampa Bay. the bay's best   Tampa Bay Arts & Entertainment       Tampa Museum of Art Best Public Art Museum The exhibits are ever-changing to promote, explore and expand the appreciation of art in the community. The...
Indaba Spa

Best of Metro 2016: Health & Beauty

The Best of Metro Tampa Bay. the bay's best   Tampa Bay Health & Beauty       Pure Natural Nail Lounge Best Organic Nail Salon This organic, natural nail salon and spa in downtown St. Petersburg, will make you feel pampered, relaxed...
Being Home Furnishing

Best of Metro 2016: Style & Decor

The Best of Metro Tampa Bay. the bay's best   Tampa Bay Style & Décor       Deborah Kent’s Best Boutique Filled with European Fashions For over 27 years, owner Deborah Skyrms has searched the world over to find the best designs...
You Glow

Get a Healthy Glow

You Glow Spray Tan is located in South Tampa     A sun-kissed glow often signifies health and beauty. But we all know the dangers of the sun. A great way to get that glow, but...
Inspiring Tampa Bay area women in business

Leslie Minder and Mary Beth Byrd

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | Inspiring Women In Business LESLIE MINDER MARY BETH BYRD Smith & Associates Real Estate   Leslie Minder and Mary Beth Byrd are the dynamic women known as The ONE Team at...
Inspiring Tampa Bay area women in business

Megan Bubalo

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | Inspiring Women In Business MEGAN BUBALO Malindy Elene Bridal   Megan Bubalo is the sole owner and buyer of Malindy Elene Bridal. Owning the boutique was a twist of fate...
Inspiring Tampa Bay area women in business

Christina Anton Garcia, Esq.

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | Inspiring Women In Business CHRISTINA ANTON GARCIA, ESQ. Anton Castro Law   Christina Anton Garcia has practiced exclusively in the area of family law for nearly 9 years and is...

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