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Tampa Junior League’s 15th Annual Holiday Gift Market

The holiday shopping season is upon us and just in time is the 15th Annual Junior League of Tampa Holiday Gift Market Presented By...

Pavilion XXXIII

Sneak Peek at Pavilion XXXIII held Saturday, November 3, 2018 Event Chairs: Leslie & Greg Minder Honoring: Dr. Stephen & Marsha DickeyIt was Passion at Pavilion...

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...

METRO Style: Haute Look of the Week

Jumpsuits Are Haute Jump into Summer with a Ariella Jumpsuit from The Haute Shop Boutique. Whether you prefer geometric prints or florals, The Haute Shop...

Art Ties Us – An Evening with the Artists

 What began with a simple idea to recognize the economic impact of local artists throughout the City of St. Petersburg has become a passion...

13th Annual Martinis for Moffitt

Celebrate the summer with a cool martini and help raise funds for the Moffitt Cancer Center on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at the Straz...

Scalloping Returns to Pasco County

By Ronda M. Parag  Summer time is filled with beach and boating activities. As a child, I fondly remember going out with my sister, brother...

4th of July Bands & Brew BBQ at WTR

  The Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas Tampa and WTR Pool & Grill are celebrating Independence Day. Food and drink specials, live entertainment by local artists,...

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa Announces Expansion

It’s all fun and games as it was announced today that Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa plans nearly a $700 million expansion...

Arrive at The Perry Hotel Key West By Sea Plane

Looking for a great escape to relax and enjoy Memorial Day this year without all the hassle of a big crowd and noise? Check...

Mother’s are Special at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa

Celebrate Mother’s Day this Sunday, May 13 with special holiday themed menus, entertainment and a car giveaway at Seminole Hard Rock Tampa.Council Oak Steaks...

Aruba Invites Football Fans to Score a Free Trip

 In celebration of Sunday’s “Big Game,” Aruba – happy home to one of the world’s top 3 beaches – is giving fans the chance to “touchdown”...

The Rez Grill Opens in the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel &...

The newly opened Rez Grill offers elevated comfort food including delicious house made biscuits, shrimp and grits and chicken and waffles. The new American...

Destination Miami – Two Hotels – One Beachfront Location

Eden Roc Miami Beach Resort and Nobu Hotel By Ronda M. Parag  In the heart of Miami Beach is a luxury resort that is home to...

The Pirates Are Coming – Get Gasparilla Ready!

 It's that time of year when the Tampa Bay area is taken over by pirates and Gasparilla fever. Between all the parties, parades and...

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...

Shopping for a Cause

  The 14th Annual Junior League of Tampa's Holiday Gift Market  The Junior League of Tampa's Holiday Gift Market presented by Publix returns November 9-12, 2017 at the Florida...

Let’s Get Heartwalking.

   Let’s Get Heartwalking! By: Nicole Decker  The American Heart Association’s annual Heart Walk is upon us! The Heart Walk raises awareness about the No. 1 and...

Celebrate Fine Whiskeys from Around the World

   Whiskey Tampa Foxtrot   If you are a whiskey lover then you certainly don’t want to miss the 1st Annual Whiskey Foxtrot to be held on...

The Last Sports Car You May Ever Need

The newly re-designed second-generation Panamera continues to offer the sleekness of the Porsche brand, but the roominess and comfort of a sedan, with four...

A Foodie In Paradise

   Fish To Fork Weekend at The Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort By Chad H. Vorbrich  What happens when eight of the most talented chefs from around...

A Bold Look At The Art Of Fashion Icon Susanne Bartsch

  The upcoming exhibition at the Tampa Museum of Art will display Susanne Bartsch: Art-a-Porter from July 29 – November 12, 2017. The exhibit will...

7 Tips to Master the Grill This Summer

Mastering the Grill This Summer   (Family Features) Becoming a master of the grill doesn’t have to be complicated. Test out these seven tips for quick...

The Face of Fashion

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |    The Face of Fashion JACKIE Z STYLE CO.    “Fashion fades, only style remains the same,” is attributed...

The Face of Tampa Bay Real Estate

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine |    The Face of Tampa Bay Real Estate JOSEPHINE PULIDO SCHAAF, REALTOR    “If you think it’s expensive to...

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 Select Spa: Salamander Spa

  SALAMANDER SPA AT INNISBROOK RESORT Salamander Spa is a destination for discovery, wellness and transformation. The Salamander Spa’s ultimate goal is to create an environment that not only inspires...

Metro Select Spa: Sandpearl Spa

  SANDPEARL SPA In addition to its reputation as the best of luxury resort spa, Sandpearl Spa is a comfortable and unhurried atmosphere surrounded by natural beauty...

Metro Select Spa: Pallavi Luxury Spa

  PALLAVI LUXURY SPA Relaxation begins at Pallavi Spa, the signature spa of the Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach. Indulge in a tranquil session at our spa retreat,...

Metro Select Spa: Spa Sudeva

  SPA SUDEVA FOR TOTAL RELAXATION  Spa Sudeva is a Day Spa where the East meets West and the old meets new. A place where you can embrace a more...

Metro Select Spa: Massage Studio

  DESIGNED TO RELAX. Affordable. Convenient. Luxurious. Discover Massage Studio and experience luxurious massage therapy personalized just for you. Massage Studio is a place where you can...

Metro Select Spa: Red Bamboo Medi Spa

  RED BAMBOO MEDI SPA AND STEM CELL CENTER For the past nine years, Red Bamboo has been THE medi-spa leader in West Central Florida. Dr. Frank Toscano was the...

Outdoor Kitchen Design

  Get Cooking on Your Outdoor Kitchen Design   (Family Features) If your idea of enjoying the great outdoors is relaxing on your deck with a tasty...

Hosting Your Own Wine Tasting Party

  How to host a wine party. Table set up and tips. Written and photographed by Krayl Funch   No time to plan, book and take that dream wine...

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....

Grand Opening Celebration of Verve Boutique

Photo: Josef Newgarden, Tony Kanaan, Scott Dixon, Susie Wheldon with her boys, Oliver and Sebastian, Marco Andretti, Conor Daly, James HinchcliffeThe evening was filled...

Gasparilla Music Festival Returns To Tampa’s Riverwalk

  The 2-day festival held on Tampa’s Riverwalk, will offer music and activities for the entire family. The festival will feature more than 40 bands...

Masquerade-Themed Bollywood Nights 2017 Celebration

Experience the sights, sounds and textures of India at the 3rd Annual Bollywood Nights Masquerade Themed Party on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 6:30...

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...

Calling all Art, History and Charity Lovers

 Start the weekend off right by meeting local artists and creatives and supporting the Children’s Cancer Center. The historic Santaella Studios for the Arts...

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...

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...

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...

Home Tour: Deep In the Heart of South Tampa

  Olde World Charm Blends With New World Convenience in Sunset Park Estate   In the heart of south Tampa is the neighborhood of Sunset Park, with...

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...

Weekender: Paddle Into Paradise

Grab A Paddle And Explore The Natural Beauty Of Fort Lauderdale   With its spectacular glass lobby overlooking a lush natural preserve, Fort Lauderdale Marriott North provides a...

Must Try: The Wood-Fired Salsiccia Pizze

Ava's Salsiccia Pizze Enjoy this wood-fired pizza as a main dish or share as a delicious appetizer; The "Salsiccia" is topped with Italian fennel sausage,...

Biz: Changing South Tampa One Sweet Bite At A Time

  Mini Doughnut Factory Creates A Frenzy   Patrick Ruddell and his wife, Zezura, have created a frenzy of sweet lovers in a small strip center across...

DRIVE: Discover The Undiscovered

  Land Rover Discovery Sport SUV  Land Rover’s history of luxury off-road vehicles continues with the 2016 Discovery. Upgrades this year include: new  powertrains, upgraded infotainment...

Behind the Bar: Justin Gray

  Live with Passion By Ronda M. ParagBorn and raised in Tampa, Justin Gray is happy to share his passion and vision for Tampa. Whether bartending...

Charity Polo Classic 2016

The Fifth Annual Charity Polo Classic was a smashing success, with blue skies and pleasant temperatures at the DI Polo Tour Grounds in Plant...

Advance Treatment for Strokes at Florida Hospital

 According to the American Heart Association (AHA), every minute without treatment during a major stroke, the brain loses 1.9 million neurons, 14 billion synapses,...

Waterfront Living in South Tampa

  Beach Park Isle Waterfront Estate  By Ronda M. Parag        The contemporary, two story home in South Tampa is a perfect blend of the old...

Cheers to an Endless Summer

6 Endless Summer Cocktail Recipes There’s nothing quite like enjoying the beautiful summer sun in Tampa Bay with loved ones and a great cocktail...Beach House...

Taking a Chance on Healthy Living!

5 Simple Steps to Accurately Assess Lifestyle "Risks" By: Dan FarrellOne of the most important aspects of living a healthy and prosperous life is understanding...

7 Mouthwatering Burgers to Grill

7 Mouthwatering Burgers to Grill  (Family Features) May is National Burger Month, which means it’s time to grill up burgers that demand attention. Start by...

Tampa Bay METRO Digital Edition

http://issuu.com/metrolifemedia/docs/tampa_bay_metro?e=6322098/9786701 METRO Digital Issue ON 2014Fall Fashions Home Decor Independent Coffee Shops Repeal Day Gala Women's Health Private School Guide Getaways Thanksgiving Wines Tampa Bay METRO: The Premier City Lifestyle Resource for Those...

Coastal Vision

 Lacking a few finishing touches, the 19th floor luxury condominium overlooking downtown St. Petersburg’s vibrant waterfront, remained vacant for years until a couple from Knoxville, Tennessee acquired...