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METRO Weekender: Experience Southern Hospitality

The Newly Re-Imagined Hotel Alba Discover a hidden oasis is tucked into Tampa’s Westshore Business District that has been completely transformed. The Hotel Alba, part...

Prestigious Moment For Tampa Marriott Water Street

The Tampa Marriott Water Street has received the coveted AAA Four Diamond designation, marking this the first time the property has received the rating. "We...

Elvis Presley’s Piano Unveiled

Jim Allen, Chairman of Hard Rock International and CEO of Seminole Gaming It was a celebration, as part of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino...

Ahoy Matey’s, Gear Up For Gasparilla!

Ahoy Matey’s! Check out a few of Tampa Bay’s local boutiques, stocking the best in pirate gear for Gasparilla 2019. From accessories to complete outfits, METRO...

METROmixer at Council Oak Lounge

  METROmixer at Council Oak Lounge at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Wednesday, September 19, 2018 It was a Wednesday night celebration inside the Council Oak Lounge, where...

Select Wines that Match Your Style

  Spanish Wines To Compliment Your Taste   (Family Features) For a novice, simply distinguishing a wine preference – white or red, sweet or dry – may...

7 Tips For Hosting Your Own Mother’s Day Tea Party

By Krayl Funch   Mother’s Day and Sunday Brunch go together like Orange Juice and Champagne. This year skip the crowded restaurants and spend quality time...

HOME PROS: GARY SCHAAF

Featured In Tampa Bay METRO Magazine   GARY SCHAAF BUSINESS LITIGATOR AT THE BECKER LAW FIRM Gary Schaaf is a Florida Bar Board Certified business litigator who serves...

The Face of Relationship & Brand Management

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |   The Face of Relationship & Brand Management Michael Dupre     Michael Dupre has served as Chief Marketing Officer...

Holiday Cocktail Recipes

  Whether you're toasting to turkey day or gearing up for a day of family debates at the dinner table, one thing's for sure: A...

Art Inspires and Nourishes at Pavilion XXXII

    Made in Tampa Bay Pavilion XXXII Honoring Celia & Jim Ferman Chairs Maryann Ferenc & Chef Marty Blitz   The Tampa Museum of Art’s legendary gala returns on Saturday,...

CHILDREN’S ORTHOPAEDIC & SCOLIOSIS SURGERY ASSOCIATES

    CHILDREN’S ORTHOPAEDIC & SCOLIOSIS SURGERY ASSOCIATES Specialties: Pediatric & Adolescent Orthopaedic Surgery   Children’s Orthopaedic and Scoliosis Surgery Associates, L.L.P. (COSSA), specializes in pediatric orthopaedics. Our team...

DR. JONATHAN P. URSHAN, D.C., B.A.

    DR. JONATHAN P. URSHAN, D.C., B.A. Dr. Urshan Health and Weight Loss Center Specialties: Wellness and Weight Loss   Florida native Dr. Jonathan Urshan, founded the Dr. Urshan...

JOSEPH J. CASTELLANO, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.C.S.

    Castellano Cosmetic Surgery Center Specialties: Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift, Tummy Tuck, Liposuction, and Mommy Makeover.   To be an excellent cosmetic surgeon it takes an artist’s eyes,...

A Home Built Upon Trust and Friendship.

  By Mary Lou Janson  |  Photography by Jean Allsopp   A beachfront condominium requiring a major makeover, prompted Drew and Kerri Hudgins to first contact the...

METROHome Tour: Historic Pass-a-Grille Renovation

  Couple Reclaims An Historic Pass-a-Grille Home With Flair By Mary Lou Janson | Photography By Amy Lamb   One stands grandly on the glistening white sands bordering...

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...

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...

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...

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...

METROHome Tour: A Redesigned, Rebuilt and Refined Davis Islands Estate.

  Designing an ideal home for entertaining and escaping By Mary Lou Janson  |  Photography by John Kantor   Located on a prominent, half-acre pinnacle of land offering...

Chef Luke Decker: Passionate, Creative and Intense.

  The Birchwood's New Executive Chef, Luke Decker By Ronda M. Parag   There are many new and exciting things cooking up in the kitchen at The Birchwood....

Morean Arts Center Celebrates 100 Years

  The Morean Arts Center Is Celebrating 100 Years Of The Arts In St. Petersburg With A City Proclamation.   The Morean Arts Center is celebrating 100 years...

Weekender: Escape to Luxury

  Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes By Ronda M. Parag   A drive to Orlando offers endless opportunities for fun and theme park mania. For an escape from all...

Hot Gasparilla Fashions

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...

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...

METROHome Tour: From Beach Getaway to a Modern Gateway

  Perched on a picturesque, wedge-shaped lot located on a barrier island bordered by the Gulf of Mexico and the intracoastal waterway, the single-story cottage...

For Friends Who Want to Travel, Stay and Play Together

  NYAH (Not Your Average Hotel) Key West By Chad H. Vorbrich   A getaway with friends to Key West is always fun, but booking multiple hotel rooms...

METRO Style: Floral & Fringe

  The season may say fall/winter, but these bright floral prints will certainly add a boost of color to the fashion scene. Pair with some...

Q & A: Tampa Bay Lightning’s Head Coach Jon Cooper

Tampa, FL. June 16, 2015 The Tampa Bay Lightning engage with fans upon their return to Tampa following Game 6 of the Stanley Cup...

METRO Sponsored Event: The FARA Energy Ball

Scene from the 2015 FARA Energy Ball   Tampa Community Unites For 8th Annual FARA Energy Ball   Friedreich’s Ataxia (FA) is a debilitating multi-system disease and the most...

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...

Grape Ideas For Heart-Healthy Meals

  Reach for grapes as a heart-healthy snack and an inventive ingredient   (Family Features) Grapes make the perfect snack: they are delicious, with a juicy burst of flavor,...

Gettin’ Tiki With It

  Summer Drink Recipes The Mixologists at Datz in Tampa have created a few summer cocktails and shared the most popular Tiki cocktail concoctions with METRO....

Sun and Sand is Grand

    Ft. Lauderdale's Pelican Grand Beach Resort By Ronda M. Parag     Summertime is the ideal time for a beach escape and there is no better place than...

Foodie: Pushing Culinary Boundaries

  The Mill in St. Pete By Ronda M. Parag   The dining scene in downtown St. Petersburg is exploding and the timing is right for the culinary...

The Noodle Craze

  Ichicoro Ramen By Ronda M. Parag   We all remember the ramen noodles that we ate in college for about 25 cents a pack; those noodles offered...

Together to End Stroke Makes an Impact in Tampa Bay

  Did you know that in the time that it takes to check your mail, someone will have a stroke? Every 40 seconds someone in the...

Hot Property: Stunning Waterfront Beauty

Coffee Pot Riviera Estate in Old Northeast, St. Pete The brick streets and charm of Coffee Pot Riviera only add to the beauty of this...

Good Morning America’s Amy Robach Speaks Out

  The Philanthropic Women of St. Joseph’s Hospital will host keynote speaker Amy Robach on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at the Tampa Yacht and Country...

David & Christina Laxer Release New Cookbook

    "Bern's: Rare & Well Done" The Bern’s legacy continues to be honored with the latest release of a new cookbook, Bern’s: Rare & Well Done,...

State-Of-The-Art Home In Historic Hyde Park

    Just steps from beautiful Bayshore Boulevard is a home with all the modern conveniences of a newly built home in one of Tampa’s most...

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