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At Destination Tampa Bay you will find topics on Health and Wellness, Arts and Entertainment, Special Events, Helping Hands (a non-profit highlight), Best Dining Destinations, Business Briefs and more.  You won’t find politics or negative news as that is not who we are.  It is our Hope you enjoy the Destination Tampa Bay Difference!

Destination Tampa Bay is dedicated to encouraging readers to make their destination Tampa Bay.  Destination Tampa Bay will help promote and inspire the communities it represents from the inside out!  We focus on positive promotion presenting the unique characteristics found in our community to shoppers, investors, new businesses and tourists.  Residents will be encouraged to spend their money locally and Visitors will be targeted to frequent our unique communities in the Greater Tampa Bay area. We want to balance community values with responsible growth.

 

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For the Love of Art.

As cultural institutions go, office buildings might not seem a likely candidate. But for the more than 3,300 employees of Raymond James who work at the St. Petersburg headquarters, a typical day at the office means rubbing elbows with bronze sculptures, g ...

Giving Back Is Important.

The Story Behind a Self Made Entrepreneur When you walk inside a national chain restaurant–it doesn’t matter where–it will be virtually the same as the last one of its type that you visited. But when you go to one of Steve Westphal’s resta ...

CMA’s Dolphins Help People Heal.

Ever since a little boy named Levi, who had extreme Asperger syndrome, found a way to open communication in his life after spending time in the water with Winter, at Clearwater Marine Aquarium. CMA’s CEO David Yates has worked to get the word out that ...

Shirley the Dog Makes Reading FUN.

Therapy Dog Helps Children Read As Paula Zaremski’s fourth graders enter her classroom at Garrison-Jones Elementary, they are welcomed into an atmosphere of encouragement. The walls are lined with pictures of animals. A word wall says “Leashing onto n ...

Love at First Sight.

Sheila C. Johnson’s Innisbrook “I fell in love with the place the first time I saw it.” That’s what Innisbrook’s owner Sheila C. Johnson had to say about her decision to buy one of Florida’s best known resorts in 2007. Located in Palm Harbor, ...

The Wacky World of Bruce Barry.

A Universe of Creativity is Hidden Away in an Oldsmar Industrial Park To say things are a bit wacky at Bruce Barry’s office is, well, a little bit of an understatement. From the outside, an unassuming Oldsmar office front belies an inside filled with wh ...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Have a New Look.

Fans of the 2014 NFL  on the field with a solid draft and many top free agents, but also will be able to enjoy the results of a $7 million project to renovate the main concourse concession locations and four new beverage stands at Raymond James Stadium. ...