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Scallops season is about to heat up

Scallops season is about to heat up

Summer — that sweltering sizzler of a season — is here.
Published: 07/20/14
Lowry Park’s WaZoo beer festival returning in August

Lowry Park’s WaZoo beer festival returning in August

The Lowry Park Zoo is bringing back its WaZoo beer festival for a 19th year on Aug. 2 at 7:30 p.m., the zoo announced today.
Published: 07/18/14
Cigar City beers to be part of traveling fest

Cigar City beers to be part of traveling fest

This summer, Sierra Nevada Brewing of Chico, Calif., is putting on Beer Camp Across America, a traveling beer festival taking place in seven U.S. cities. More than 700 breweries and 1,300 craft beers will be on tap during the extravaganza. ...
Published: 07/18/14
Five Tampa area restaurants that make bingo night cool

Five Tampa area restaurants that make bingo night cool

From Drag Queen Bingo at Hamburger Mary's to Beer Bingo at World of Beer in SoHo, bingo nights are becoming more popular around the Tampa Bay area.
Published: 07/16/14
Updated: 07/17/14
Aloft gets off the ground in downtown Tampa

Aloft gets off the ground in downtown Tampa

For starters, the name of the hotel is pronounced “Ah-LOFT,” as in to take flight into the sky, not “A loft,” as in a cool loft apartment in Brooklyn.
Published: 07/16/14
Updated: 07/17/14
Dunedin blogger serves up monetizing hints at conference

Dunedin blogger serves up monetizing hints at conference

DUNEDIN — In July 2011, Isabel Laessig wrote her first blog post. In it, she told an emotional story about her daughter Alexandra being the first child to leave for college and how she would miss making her breakfast....
Published: 07/15/14
Miller named corporate chef at The Melting Pot

Miller named corporate chef at The Melting Pot

TAMPA — The Melting Pot fondue restaurant chain on Monday named chef Jason Miller as its corporate chef and culinary development leader for North America.
Published: 07/14/14
Brew Hub to boost Bay area craft brewers' output

Brew Hub to boost Bay area craft brewers' output

Cigar City Brewing's beer is in such high demand it's a struggle to fill new orders from the Tampa brewery. Brew Hub will let those beers, and others, keep flowing.
Published: 07/12/14
Teach a man to cook for a lifetime

Teach a man to cook for a lifetime

I don’t remember the first meal I ever cooked, although I’m sure it happened during college. I’m almost 100 percent positive that it involved ramen noodles swimming in butter, and I’m certain what hit the plate that day co...
Published: 07/13/14
Best Bets: Fun stuff to do in Tampa Bay area this week

Best Bets: Fun stuff to do in Tampa Bay area this week

Not sure what to do this week? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are our editors’ picks, from the giant anime fest Metrocon at the Tampa Convention Center to the many hits of Lionel Richie at the MidFlorida Amphitheatre.
Published: 07/10/14