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Stunning Views Turn Dinner Into a Celebration

Can’t Miss Sporting Events Taking Place This Season

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10 Explore craft cocktails in Seminole Heights.

SUMMER FALL 2019

THE GUIDE Dining 18 Shopping 27 Attractions 36

Calendar of Events

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Our curated list of what’s happening this season, from the best in professional sports events to seasonal festivals and celebrations.

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Drinking in the View

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What’s better than incredible food and drink? Pairing them with the perfect sunset. We share some of our favorite spots to indulge in this simple ritual.

Visit Moon Bay, a new touch experience at Florida Aquarium, and interact with graceful and hypnotic ocean jellies. ©FLORIDA AQUARIUM

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ESSENTIALS Ask the Expert 6 Chairman’s Letter 9 Calendar 12 Maps 42 Where Next 46 Parting Shot 48

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VOTED TOP 2 AQUARIUM IN NORTH AMERICA BY USA TODAY READERS Get face-to-face with thousands of captivating creatures, ranging from endangered sea turtles to majestic sand tiger sharks, energetic otters and exotic ring-tailed lemurs. Kids will love our rainforest themed outdoor Splash Pad water play area and our interactive Waves Of Wonder Gallery, starring our sea turtle Shelldon. You can reach out and touch stingrays and now also interact with moon jellies at our new Moon Bay Touch Experience. Take fun to another dimension at our 4-D theater and even go on a Wild Dolphin Cruise* where we search for dolphins in Tampa Bay. *Reservations and additional fees required. Weather permitting.

flaquarium.org | 813.273.4000


Wake up early and enjoy the day before the crowds and the temperatures heat up.

GARY HIDU LEAD CONCIERGE, LES CLEFS D’OR HYATT REGENCY CLEARWATER BEACH RESORT & SPA

Q: A GUEST HAS ONE NIGHT. WHERE DO YOU RECOMMEND THAT HE OR SHE GO FOR A MEMORABLE EVENING? A: Visitors come from

around the world to marvel at our famous, colorful sunsets. There’s no better way to experience one than from one of our evening tour boats out into the gulf. Q: WHAT’S THE MOST UNUSUAL REQUEST YOU’VE RECEIVED FROM A GUEST? A: We once hosted a

woman who was here to celebrate her birthday, EXPERT TIP

Get to Caladesi Island State Park early to rent a kayak, and explore the quiet backwaters of the bayside.

Q: WHAT’S YOUR TOP TIP FOR LIVING LIKE A LOCAL? A: Wake up early and

enjoy the mornings before the crowds and the temperatures heat up. Walk the beach searching for shells to find the perfect specimen that washed up last night before anyone else beats you to it. If you’re lucky, you may see dolphins enjoying breakfast.

Serving the Beaches For 3 Generations 2506 Pass-A-rille Way St. Pete Beach, FL 33706 email:info@hurley-associates.com www.hurley-associates.com Toll Free (800)783-6929 Phone (727) 367-1949 Fax (727)367-1304

Q: WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE HIDDEN GEM? A: Take the opportunity

to enjoy the solitude and tranquility of Caladesi Island State Park, consistently ranked in the Top 10 beaches in the country. If you time it just right, you can flow with the tide on the island’s kayak trail that tunnels through the mangroves.

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of Clearwater Beach and will often anchor my inner tube along with an umbrella lashed to it to spend a few hours bobbing in the gentle waves.

whose friend mentioned she loved pink flamingos. I located a supply of lawn ornaments and arranged two dozen in the sand surrounding her beach chairs. When she discovered them, she was delighted.

Q: WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE THING TO DO DURING THE SUMMER? A: I live within eyesight


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elcome to the fi rst issue of WhereTraveler magazine, which has been in the making for 83 years. Where magazine, our flagship publication, has been the traveler’s friend since it was first published in 1936. It’s been a great ride but, as with any voyage, one can’t stay in the same place. With the Summer/Fall 2019 issue, we embark on an exciting new adventure as Where takes on a new look and a new name. Like its predecessor, WhereTraveler magazine continues our tradition of offering the best insider information about the local market but with a dynamic new design that speaks to today’s traveler. Even the most experienced traveler knows that having a local friend with inside knowledge of a destination makes a trip all the more special, someone who not only knows the essential, not-tobe-missed sights but also the city’s hidden treasures. For millions of travelers each year, that friend is WhereTraveler magazine, providing valuable advice through print and digital products that cover more than 100 cities, making WhereTraveler the world’s premier travel brand. The new look is sleek and modern, as represented by the new logo, and the compact size makes the magazine conveniently portable. Inside is the same great content we have always provided but in a more concise model, packed with useful information in a fun and visually dramatic format. We show you the best places to shop and dine, the landmarks and attractions not to be missed. We guide you to experiences that will help you make the most of your visit. Our redesigned

Guide section now includes up to 50 percent more listings. Once you have explored the city you are in, WhereTraveler will help you prepare for your next trip. See our new Where Next page, featuring photos from markets around the nation where you will also find WhereTraveler magazine. Then visit our website, wheretraveler. com, which offers travel information on 100 destinations around the world. I hope you enjoy this debut issue of WhereTraveler magazine and that you will look for it at your next destination.

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ACROSS THE WORLD WhereTraveler® is an international network of magazines first published in 1936 and distributed in over 4,000 leading hotels in more than 50 places around the world. Look for us when you visit any of the following cities, or plan ahead for your next trip by visiting us online at www.wheretraveler.com. UNITED STATES Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Jacksonville/St. Augustine/Amelia Island, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Maui, Miami, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New Orleans, New York, Oahu, Orange County (CA), Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix/Scottsdale, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, Tampa, Tucson, Washington, D.C. ASIA Singapore AUSTRALIA Brisbane, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Sydney CANADA Calgary, Canadian Rockies, Edmonton, Halifax, Muskoka/ Parry Sound, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, Whistler, Winnipeg EUROPE Berlin, Budapest, Istanbul, London, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Paris, Rome, St. Petersburg, Turin, Venice

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Lunch at Bodega offers the best Latin street food in the neighborhood. Order a lechon or Cuban sandwich on fresh Cuban bread. Rooster & the Till’s menu changes often, but their stellar gnocchi with short ribs is a constant and will be your favorite meal of the night.

On the second Sunday of the month the Sunday Morning Market comes to the corner of Central and Osborne with local and handcrafted goods. Thrift at Vintage Post Market Place and sip on a café con leche from Spaddy’s.  Sunday Morning Market

The original neighborhood hangout for 14 years, Independent offers a chill hipster vibe and lots of craft beers to choose from. For a livelier late night, pop into Mandarin Heights and snag a trendy craft cocktail in this mid-century modern lounge that’s the perfect setting for your Instagram goals.

 Bodega

5000 N. Central Ave., tampabaymarkets.com

 Independent

 Rooster & the Till

 Spaddy’s Coffee at Vintage Post Market Place

5016 N. Florida Ave., 813.341.4883, independentbartampa.com

Step back in time to an old-school, 1950s drive-up diner at Nebraska MiniMart, and turn your Friday night into a totally hip evening under the stars. Walk up to order chicken wings, messy fries roasted Brussels sprouts, or choose from lighter fare as well as vegan options. Hang on the bleachers and drink your craft beer or summer wine, or start a game of shuffle board or bocce ball.

6500 N. Florida Ave., 813.374.8940, roosterandthetill.com

5206 N. Florida Ave., vintagepostmarketplace.com, spaddyscoffee.com

 Mandarin Heights

5901 N. Florida Ave., 813.533.3333, eatatbodega.com

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5901 N. Florida Ave., mandarinheights.com

 Nebraska Mini-Mart 4815 N. Nebraska Ave., 813.231.9522, nebraskaminimart.com

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Home games abound and celebrate Blake Snell Replica Jersey night July 20 with free jerseys to all fans while supplies last. www.mlb.com/rays

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TAMPA BAY RAYS

SEPTEMBER 27-29, CLEARWATER BEACH

JULY 24

A special screening of the classic film “Say Anything,” followed by a moderated discussion with its star. www.strazcenter.org

This spectacle of speed, now in its tenth year, takes place on Clearwater Beach, and features jet boats skimming along the water at speeds of up to 180 miles per hour on the 2.5-mile course. Watch as teams compete to take home the title. Events include meet and greets and a superboat parade, in addition to the races. VIP passes are available in September and include special viewing areas. www.clearwatersuperboat.com

JOHN CUSACK (CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT): ©CITY OF ST. PETE; COURTESY STRAZ CENTER; COURTESY VISIT ST. PETE/CLEARWATER

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GOLDEN TICKET OCTOBER 8-13, ROALD DAHL’S CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

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The classic children’s tale comes to life on the stage with songs from the original film, including “Pure Imagination” and “The Candy Man,” in addition to a catchy new score from the songwriters of “Hairspray.” The eccentric candy tycoon Willy Wonka is opening his famous chocolate factory to five lucky golden ticket holders for one day, and Charlie Bucket dreams of being among the winners. Will he succeed? Tickets go on sale to the public July 28. www.strazcenter.org

10 GREAT THINGS THIS MONTH Hugh Jackman July 5 Hugh Jackman takes his greatest numbers on tour live for the first time. www. amaliearena.com

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CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

HUGH JACKMAN

Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical July 9-14 An adaptation of the best-selling children’s book series. www.strazcenter. org

Tampa Bay Comic Con August 2-4 Featuring a wide spectrum of interests. Children under 12 admitted free. www. tampabaycomicconvention. com

Howl-O-Scream September 20November 2 Terrifying haunted houses against a backdrop of heart-pounding attractions. www.buschgardens.com

BeerFest 2019 July 27 Perfect pairing of beer with classic film, celebrating “Ferris Brewer’s Day Off.” www.tampatheatre.org

Busch Gardens Bierfest August 17September 8 Explore international beers and classic Oktoberfest flavors weekends. www. buschgardens.com

Clearwater Jazz Holiday

Lionel Richie July 28 The superstar brings his Hello Tour to Tampa for one night. www.amaliearena. com

Buccaneers Home Opener September 8 Cheer on the home team against the San Francisco 49ers. Tickets start at $40. www.buccaneers.com

October 17-20 This iconic four-day festival celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2019. www. clearwaterjazz.com Cirque du Soleil Axel October 31November 3 Fusion of world-class ice skating with acrobatics. www.cirquedusoleil.com/ axel

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Drinking in the View

Cotton candy pink and mandarin orange skies set the scene for fun, as day slips into night over Tampa Bay. Rooftop bars and outdoor lounges lure spectators nightly for a front row seat, as they celebrate the conclusion of another fabulous day. Soak in the last few spectacular rays of the day at these, some of our favorite spots for indulging in this simple ritual. MARISA LANGFORD


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EDGE ROOFTOP COCKTAIL LOUNGE Grab your friends and head into the heart of South Tampa for our first stop, as you take the elevator to the top of the Epicurean hotel and emerge on EDGE Rooftop Cocktail Lounge. You’re greeted with a fresh, classic take on sophisticated food and drink, as the sunset calms the heat and provides ambiance. Sip on

a Cucumber S&P and nibble on snacks like the Homage to Bern’s, a pressed steak sandwich with Alpine cheese and onion rings, or lemon pepper pork rinds. 1207 SOUTH HOWARD AVENUE, TAMPA 813.999.8731 EPICUREANHOTEL.COM/TASTE/EDGE/

EDGE ROOFTOP COCKTAIL LOUNGE


M. BIRD AT ARMATURE WORKS

OYSTERCATCHERS ON OLD TAMPA BAY

While ocean views are memorable, river views can be just as spectacular. If viewing the sunset is a family affair, Ulele is the place to be. Opt for the outdoor patio, where kiddos can enjoy a little extra room. While you wait for charbroiled oysters, alligator hush puppies and Gouda grouper, whet your whistle with the Wedding Beer, a Ulele Springs Brewery original, and take in sunset views overlooking the Hillsborough River.

Tampa’s newest rooftop lounge only opens in the late afternoon and does not offer reservations, so plan to arrive early to secure a spot along the space’s edge, or if you require a larger table for your group. The trendy, 21-and-over bar offers tropically inspired cocktails with fresh ingredients as well as light bites, and is situated in a perfect spot to view the sunset, atop of one of Tampa’s hottest new food halls, Armature Works.

Quietly tucked away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Tampa, Oystercatchers is the perfect spot to catch a beautiful sunset and panoramic views of Old Tampa Bay. Relax on the outside patios or the lower bay-level deck with beachside rattan day beds or toes-in-the-sand fireside circles. Sip on featured wines and dine on the fresh catches of the day. Seafood lovers won’t go wrong with one of the seafood towers.

1810 NORTH HIGHLAND AVENUE, TAMPA 813.999.4952 ULELE.COM

1903 MARKET STREET, TAMPA 813.296.2702 MBIRDTAMPA.COM

2900 BAYPORT DRIVE, TAMPA 813.874.1234 OYSTERCATCHERSRESTAURANT.COM

ULELE

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HIFI ROOFTOP BAR IN DUNEDIN

OCEAN HAI IN CLEARWATER

A quaint hidden gem, Ballast Point Park is situated on the east coast of the bay, and offers beautiful views of the downtown Tampa skyline from its 600-foot fishing pier. It’s the perfect spot for families looking for a peaceful evening in Tampa Bay. Pack a picnic and spend the evening at the splash pad or on the playground, then grab a scoop of ice cream before you enjoy the sunset with Tampa in the background.

Originally opened in the 1920s, the Fenway has a long and storied past, tied intimately to the burgeoning jazz age of the last century. The newly-constructed HiFi Rooftop Bar celebrates that legacy, taking the place of the hotel’s original bar located in the basement. Pair craft cocktails and local beers with a view of St. Joseph Sound for an unforgettable evening at this 21-and-up hotspot. A Fenway Daiquiri offers a nostalgic twist.

Head over the bridge to dine at Ocean Hai in the Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach, a top choice for dinner and drinks with a view. Located across the street from one of America’s top beaches, the views over Clearwater Beach are magical. Enjoy sushi and a Mai Tai for dinner, or indulge in the eightcourse omakase menu, which includes a chef consultation, before indulging in a beach stroll on soft, sugar sand.

5300 INTERBAY BOULEVARD, TAMPA 813.274.8615 TAMPAGOV.NET

453 EDGEWATER DRIVE, DUNEDIN 727.683.5999 FENWAYHOTEL.COM

100 CORONADO DRIVE, CLEARWATER BEACH 727.281.9500 WYNDHAMGRANDCLEARWATER.COM

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BALLAST POINT PARK ON BAYSHORE BOULEVARD

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While visiting the area, don’t miss the chance to see The Chihuly Collection, a permanent installation of world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly’s stunning work.

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DINING Clearwater BASCOM’S CHOP HOUSE —Steakhouses. Bascom’s Chop House features a lengthy list of authentic Florida seafood, steaks and chops. Customers are greeted into an elegant, mint-green dining room complete with plush, red seating and a small bar area. 3665 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater, 727.573.3363. www.bascoms.com BIG STORM BREWING CO. —American. A top choice for local craft-beer featuring Arcus Southern Pale Ale, Wavemaker Amber Ale and Palm Bender Gulf Coast IPA, made from locally-sourced ingredients. Open daily, hours vary by location. 12707 49th St. N., Clearwater, 727.201.4186 www.bigstormbrewery.com ; 2330 Success Drive, Odessa, 727.376.2890. www.bigstormbrewery.com

MANA MANA MIDLE EASTERN FOOD—Middle Eastern. Middle Eastern fare such as falafel, shawarma, kebabs hummus, dips and salads, that you can enjoy with friends and family. L, D (M-Sa). 530 Park St., Clearwater, 727.415.5554. www.manamanarestaurant. com RUMBA ISLAND BAR AND GRILL—Caribbean. Get a taste of the islands with classic Jamaican jerk chicken, Caribbean pulled pork and fresh grouper sandwiches. L, D (daily). 1800 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., Clearwater, 727.446.7027 ; 3687 Tampa Road, Oldsmar, 813.475.5974. www.rumbagrill.com TEQUILA’S MEXICAN GRILL AND CANTINA— Mexican. From homemade

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KARA LYNN’S KITCHEN —American. With a paleocentric menu of delicious entrees, soups and salads, quiches, kid-friendly meals and desserts, discover why Kara Lynn’s has such a loyal following. B (Sa), L, D (M-Sa). 421 Cleveland St., Clearwater, 727.447.2536. www.karalynnskitchen.com


Plant-based, Vegan, Raw, Organic, Non-GMO, Dairy-free, Soy-free, Gluten-free

Offering Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, Wine, Beer, Pressed Juice, Botanicals & more! 727-440-6026 | 740 Central Ave St. Petersburg, FL 33701 | www.rawkstarcafestpete.com

Choice Cafe and Lounge

An Extraordinary Casual Dining Experience • Best-Tasting, Premium Quality Coffee • First-Class Craft Beers • Premium Wines • Gourmet Breakfasts/All Day Meals • Live Music on Weekends

Proudly Serving

(727) 256-3565 BeachBrewz.com

17814 Gulf Blvd. • Redington Shores, FL 33708 Located on the Corner of Gulf Blvd. and Beach Ave.


Dining

dishes that range from carnitas, fish platters, tacos and jerk pork, this restaurant cooks everything from scratch using family recipes. L, D (daily). 401 S. Fort Harrison Ave., Clearwater, 727.461.6949.

Dunedin BON APPÉTIT RESTAURANT— American. Bon Appétit exudes sophistication and class, from its waterfront dining view of St. Joseph Sound and Honeymoon and Caladesi islands to its chef ’s specials. L, D (daily), Br (Su). 148 Marina Plaza, Dunedin, 727.733.2151. www.bonappetitrestaurant.com CASA TINA’S— Mexican. A thriving and friendly downtown staple offering fresh, healthy, authentic Mexican cuisine. L, (M-Sa), D (daily), Br (Su). 365 Main St., Dunedin, 727.734.9226. www.casatinas.com

FLANAGAN’S IRISH PUB—Irish. Open-late Irish bar with a delicious chef-inspired menu and high-quality wine, cocktails, Irish whiskey and live music. L, D (daily). 465 Main St., Dunedin, 727.401.3477. LIVING ROOM ON MAIN— Tapas. Enjoy tapas and cocktails at this casual place to relax with the locals. Dishes are inspired by world cuisine. L, D (daily), Br (Sa-Su). 487 Main St., Dunedin, 727.736.5202. www. thelivingroomonmain.com SEA SEA RIDERS— Steaks & Seafood. Known for its fresh seafood, Sea Sea Riders also offers alternatives like chicken and burgers for landlubbers. L, D (daily). 221 Main St., Dunedin, 727.734.1445. www.seasearidersdunedin.com

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DUNEDIN BREWERY Pubs & Breweries. Pub food, live entertainment and handcrafted ales that have been produced since 1996, 14 barrels at a time. L, D (daily). 937 Douglas Ave., Dunedin, 727.736.0606. www. dunedinbrewery.com


WINE EXCHANGE BISTRO & WINE BAR STYLED LIKE A EUROPEAN STREET CAFÉ, THIS TAMPA JEWEL SINCE 1990 OFFERS A FULL LIQUOR BAR ALONG WITH AT LEAST 40 WINES BY THE GLASS & MANY MORE BY THE BOTTLE. CREATIVE CUISINE & A TALENTED STAFF MAKE THE WINE EXCHANGE A MUST ON YOUR SHORT LIST WHILE VISITING TAMPA.

HYDE PARK VILLAGE | 1609 SNOW AVE | TAMPA, FL 33606 | 813.254.9463 WWW.WINEEXCHANGETAMPA.COM

1961 4th Street, St. Pete, FL 33704

727.440.8988

Open Tues - Sun 8am to 6pm Made Fresh Daily. Pastries, Cakes, Desserts, Lunch, Savory Items and much more....


TOUR MICRO BREWERIES! We’ll pick YOU up from local hotels for Brewery Tours! (books until full or 48-hours in advance, whichever comes first)

727-201-8221

Join us at Eddie V’s - Tampa and let the comfortably sophisticated environment, sparkling atmosphere, and sounds of live jazz that fill the air set the tone for an exceptional dining experience. Choose from a varied selection of the finest seafood available, or indulge in our critically acclaimed prime center cut steaks, aged 28 days and broiled to perfection. Complement your meal with a selection from our wine menu - an award-wining list of more than 200 wines curated by our Master Sommelier.

4400 W. Boy Scout Blvd. Tampa, FL (813) 877-7290

www.eddiev.com


Gulf Beaches AGAVE RESTAURANT— Mexican . Spice up your night with a visit to Agave Mexican restaurant. Fresh ingredients, and authentic Mexican cuisine turn a regular day into a fiesta. Indoor and outdoor seating available. L, D (daily). 6400 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, 727.367.3448. BEACH BITES CAFE— American. This fast-casual hangout is the place for grilled cheese, hot dogs, wraps and more. Soft-serve ice cream makes for a perfect dessert. L, D (W-M). John’s Pass Village, 12961 Village Blvd., Madeira Beach, 727.317.4300. BEACH BREWZ—Cafes. Enjoy coffee, craft beer, lunch and dinner, made from the freshest of ingredients, at this low-key destination. 17814 Gulf Blvd., Redington Shores, 727.256.3565. www.beachbrewz.com

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BILLY’S STONECRAB, SEAFOOD & STEAKS— Seafood. Enjoy a lovely view of the harbor while enjoying fresh crab, seafood and steaks. L, D (daily). One Collany Road, Tierra Verde, 727.866.2115. www.billysstonecrab.com CADDY’S PUB WATERFRONT RESTAURANT— Seafood. Enjoy a laid-back atmosphere and beautiful water views. Casual American fare—steaks, ribs and pasta—and plenty of seafood choices are served on three outdoor decks. L, D (daily), Br (Su). 20025 Gulf Blvd., Indian Shores, 727.595.3172. www.caddyspub.com COMPASS GRILLE— American. Choose from burgers to adventurous fare such as French-cut chicken breast or cornmeal-dusted fresh Florida grouper, all inspired by ports throughout North America and the Caribbean. B, L, D (daily). 5300 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, 877.624.0696. www.sirata.com/ restaurants/compass-grille/

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COOTER‘S RESTAURANT & BAR—Steak & Seafood. The family-friendly place to go for fish, burgers, hand-cut steaks, its famous “all you can eat” snow crab special, wings and twice-daily happy hour. 423 Poinsettia Ave., Clearwater Beach, 727.462.2668. www.cooters.com FLYING BRIDGE RESTAURANT—American. A Florida cracker-style cottage floats above the waterways with appetizers and an assortment of salads, burgers, grouper and chicken sandwiches. Grilled entrees available after 5 pm. TradeWinds Island Grand, 5500 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, 727.367.6461. www.tradewindsresort.com/eat-drink/restaurants/flying-bridge HARRY’S BEACH BAR— American. Order one of Harry’s tropical drinks or a craft beer and watch the sun set over the St Petersburg coast. The menu is completely updated with gourmet burgers, wings, salads and sandwiches. L, D (daily). 5300 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, 727.363.5100. www.sirata.com/ restaurants/harrys-beach-bar/ KEEGAN’S SEAFOOD GRILLE—Seafood. Since 1985, Keegan’s Seafood Grille has been a favorite with locals. Its serves up seafood aplenty, daily specials and a kids’ menu, just a short walk from the beach. L, D (daily). 1519 Gulf Blvd., Indian Rocks Beach, 727.596.2477. www.keegansseafood.co PJ’S OYSTER BAR—Seafood. The décor? Dollar bills that customers have signed and pinned onto the wall. They come back for the steamed shrimp and oysters on the half shell. L, D (daily). 415 Second St., Indian Rocks Beach, 727.596.5898; 7490 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, 727.367.3309. www.pjsoysterbar.net RUM RUNNERS BAR & GRILLE—American. If the lengthy tropical drink menu doesn’t hook you, the Key Westinspired conch fritters will. L, D (daily). 5300 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, 727.363.5100. www. sirata.com/restaurants/rumrunners-bar-grille/

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SEARED 1200 CHOPHOUSE—Seafood & Steak. Meat and fi sh are seared then broiled at 1,200 degrees Fahrenheit. Dishes like Angus rib-eye with gorgonzola sauce pair well with the extensive selection of white and red wines. D (daily). 5007 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, 727.367.1300. www.1200chophouse.com SLYCE PIZZA BAR— Pizza. Delicious appetizers, enticing salads and signature pizzas; Slyce serves up greatness every time. L, D (daily). 311 Gulf Blvd., Indian Rocks Beach, 727.408.5272 www.slycepizzabar.com ; 662 150th Ave., Madeira Beach, 727.308.7881. www.slycepizzabar.com

Pinellas Park QUAKER STEAK & LUBE —Steakhouses. Sit under vehicles while feasting on some of the 25 choices of wings, steak burgers, “suped-up” soups and salads or fl ame-broiled steaks. Live music on Wednesday Bike Nite. L, D (daily). 10400 49th St. N., Clearwater, 727.572.9464. www.thelube.com

Safety Harbor BRADY’S BACKYARD— Barbecue. Brady’s serves up time-honored, wood-smoked barbecue sandwiches, dinners and combos with old-fashioned Southern hospitality. L, D (daily). 340 Main St., Safety Harbor, 727.712.3727. www. bradysbackyardbbq.com FOUNTAIN GRILLE RESTAURANT—American. Dine on New American fare and unique regional seafood in

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TOMMY’S TIKI BAR— American. It’s one of the few Clearwater Beach locations where you can receive service directly on the beach and catch a sunset. Open from 11 am to sunset, weather permitting. 400 Mandalay Ave., Clearwater Beach, 727.461.3222. www3. hilton.com/en/hotels/florida/ hilton-clearwater-beach-resort-and-spa-PIECBHF/dining/ index.html


a relaxing atmosphere where centuries-old springs continue to flow. B, L, D (daily). Safety Harbor Resort and Spa, 105 N. Bayshore Drive, Safety Harbor, 888.237.8772. www.safetyharborspa.com/en-us/dining/ fountain-grille-restaurant

St. Petersburg 400 BEACH SEAFOOD & TAP HOUSE—Seafood. The restaurant features a raw bar, more than beers on tap, wines by the glass, signature cocktails and relaxed coastal cuisine that can be enjoyed indoors or on the patio. L, D (M-Sa), Br (Su). 400 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg, 727.896.2400. www.gotosteves.com

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2,000-square-foot deck that overlooks the St. Pete Municipal Marina. Fresco’s offers fresh seafood, steaks, burgers and more. L (M-F), D (daily), Br (Sa-Su). 300 Second Ave. NE, 727.894.4429. www.frescoswaterfront.com THE HANGAR RESTAURANT & FLIGHT LOUNGE—American. It operates as a cafe serving traditional breakfast fare and burgers and sandwiches by day, then turns into a bistro at night. Catch First Monday Jazz with Al Downing Jazz. B, L, D (daily). Albert Whitted Airport, 540 First St. SE, 727.823.7767. www.thehangarstpete.com HAROLD SELTZER’S STEAKHOUSE—Steakhouses. Sweet and spicy ribs, rotisserie chicken and—of course, steaks—make up the contemporary American cuisine. L (Su), D (daily). 3500 Tyrone Blvd. N., St. Petersburg, 727.954.7777. www.bestprimerib.net

chocolate chip pancakes or the Anchor’s Away—baked beans, sausage and cornbread. B, L (daily). 2795 34th St. S., 727.867.1907. www.skywayjacksfl.com SOUTHERN BAY BAKERY—Bakeries. Come in early and often to devour the tastiest of desserts, pastries and cookies, with some gluten-free options. Savory selections like pizza and chicken pot pie are also available. Tu-Su, hours vary by location. 1961 Fourth St., St. Petersburg, 727.440.8988. www.southernbaybakery.com TED PETER’S FAMOUS SMOKED FISH—Fish and Seafood. Raw fish are laid on racks over a smoldering red oak flame and smoked for four-six hours. Known for its mackerel and mullet. L, D (W-M). 1350 Pasadena Ave. S., 727.381.7931. www.tedpetersfish.com

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KAO THAI KITCHEN—Asian. North and South Thailand meet at this upscale family-owned restaurant, in dishes such as Northern-style noodle curry and Southern-style Hai Yai fried chicken. L (M-F), D (daily). 7199 66th St. N., Pinellas Park, 727.350.3722. www.kaothaikitchen.com

ACROPOLIS GREEK TAVERNA— Mediterranean. This authentic Greek tavern offers a wide array of salads in addition to tradional Greek specialities. L, D (daily), Br (Sa-Su). Multiple locations. 14947 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., 813.971.1787. www.acropolistaverna.com

PARKSHORE GRILL— Steak & Seafood. This upscale restaurant features surf and turf selections. Dine outdoors overlooking Straub Park, or indoors, surrounded by rich mahogany columns and a beautifully polished bar with twin, gently drizzling waterfalls. L (M-F), D (daily), Br (Sa-Su). 300 Beach Drive NE, 727.896.9463. www.parkshoregrill.com

ARMANI’S— Italian. This nationally recognized restaurant atop the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay offers spectacular views of sunsets over Old Tampa Bay. Sample pastas, steaks and chops. D (M-Sa). 2900 Bayport Drive, 813.207.6800. www.hyatt.com/ en-US/hotel/florida/grandhyatt-tampa-bay/tparw/dining

front, watch butchers preparing the tasty steaks. Seafood delicacies, including Alaskan king crab, are also on the menu. D (daily). 5223 North Orient Rd., 866.388.4263. www.seminolehardrocktampa.com EDDIE V’S PRIME SEAFOOD—Seafood. The freshest seafood paired with the freshest ingredients is what to expect at Eddie V’s. Enjoy live jazz in the lounge while sipping a hancrafted cocktail or a wine from their extensive menu. D (daily). 4400 W. Boy Scout Blvd., 813.877.7290. www.eddiev.com/home ELEVAGE AT EPICUREAN HOTEL—American. Élevage, which features creative salads, craft cocktails, seafood and steak in a trendy atmosphere. D (daily). 1207 S. Howard Ave., 813.999.8726. www.marriott. com/hotels/hotel-information/ restaurant/tpaak-epicurean-hotel-autograph-collection HARD ROCK CAFE— American. Large burgers and outrageous hot fudge brownies are favorites here. Don’t forget to stop in the boutique for your signature Hard Rock baseball cap, T-shirt or jacket. B, L, D (daily). 5223 North Orient Rd., 866.388.4263. www.seminolehardrocktampa.com IAVARONE’S STEAKHOUSE & GRILL— Italian. This family-owned restaurant has been treating guests to fresh Italian cuisine since 1948. Choose a curated wine to accompany seafood, pasta and meat dishes. L (Tu-F), D (Tu-Su). 3617 W. Humphrey St., 813.932.5241. www.iavaronessteakhouse.com

RAWK STAR CAFÉ— Vegan. Rawk Star Cafe serves up vegan and gluten-free raw foods. Its stunning menu items are not only good for you, but delicious. B (M-Sa), L, D (daily). 740 Central Ave., 727.440.6026. www.rawkstarcafestpete.com

BAHAMA BREEZE—Caribbean. This laid-back restaurant chain offers island-inspired cuisine, such as jerk chicken pasta and Cuban sandwiches, at reasonable prices. L, D (daily). 3045 N. Rocky Point Drive E., 813.289.7922. www.bahamabreeze.com

ICHICORO RAMEN—Asian. A modern ramen destination with bowls done up in chicken and mushroom broth, plus brothless ramen served both hot and cold. Rice bowls round out the menu. L (M-F), D (daily), Br (Sa-Su). 5229 N. Florida Ave., Tampa, 813.517.9989. www. ichicororamen.com

SKYWAY JACK’S—Diner. The greasy spoon is a local favorite, known for heaping portions of favorites like blueberry and

COUNCIL OAK STEAKS & SEAFOOD—Steakhouse. This swank steakhouse is inside the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel. Up

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SUSHI ALIVE ASIAN BISTRO AND RAW BAR— Japanese & Sushi. With a variety of sushi options, this Japanese restaurant also caters to vegetarians with a choice of soups, edamame, tofu and salads. L (M-F), D (daily). 13234 Racetrack Road, 813.341.5483. www.sushialive.com TAMPA BAY BREWING COMPANY—Pubs & Grills. Home of handcrafted beers and ales, this bar always has seven core beers including Florida Tart and Reef Donkey IPA in addition to limited edition batches. Traditional pub fare— sandwiches, burgers, pizza—is also available. L and D (daily);

reservations suggested. 1600 E. Eighth Ave., Ybor, 813.247.1422 ; 13937 Monroes Business Park, 813.247.1422. www.tbbc.beer

tures live jazz. L, D (daily), Br (Sa-Su). 1610 W. Swann Ave., 813.254.5870. www.timpanochophouse.net

TERRA GAUCHA BRAZILIAN STEAKHOUSE—Brazilian Churrascaria. The restaurant follows the gauchos’ practice of seasoning and roasting large pieces of skewered meat over open fl ame pits. Here, meat and seafood are served at your table. L, D (daily). 1108 S. Dale Mabry Highway, 813.999.4332. www.terragaucha.net

ULELE—Native American. Choose from comfort foods at this restaurant overlooking the Hillsborough River; discover a modern twist like okra fries and the famous jalapeño corn beer muffi ns. L, D (daily). 1810 N. Highland Ave., 813.999.4952. www.ulele.com

THE REZ GRILL—American. The Rez Grill’s communal table serves as the vehicle for dishes made to share. Order wine, craft beers or sip a cocktail created with housemade juices. D (WSu), Br (Su). 5223 North Orient Rd., 813.627.8120. www.seminolehardrocktampa.com TIMPANO ITALIAN CHOPHOUSE—Italian. Along with tasty chops and updated Italian classics, this energetic, sophisticated restaurant fea-

WATERSIDE GRILL— American. At the Tampa Marriott Waterside, enjoy the fl avors of the area either inside the dining room or out on the terrace overlooking the Riverwalk. Wine and Champagne are available. B, L, D (daily). 700 S. Florida Ave., 813.221.4900. www.marriott.com/hotels/ hotel-information/restaurant/ tpamc-tampa-marriott-waterside-hotel-and-marina THE WINE EXCHANGE BISTRO & WINE BAR —American. With an extensive wine menu—more than 40 wines alone are available by the glass—the Wine Exchange in the heart of Hyde Park Village also serves a full bistro lunch and dinner daily. 1609 Snow Ave., 813.254.9463. www.wineexchangetampa.com

SHOPPING Apparel & Accessories ANNABEL’S Carrying the latest fashions and colorful jewelry and handbags from top designers, Annabel’s is a woman’s paradise. 347 Corey Ave., St. Pete Beach, 727.360.1534. www.annabels.biz BOTIKI For casual beachwear or affordable sophisticated styles, this chic boutique in the Gulfport Arts and Waterfront District has it all. Find jewelry and accessories and the latest looks from the Beauty Bar. Open daily. 3015 Beach Blvd. S., Gulfport, 727.498.8757. www.botiki.com

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OYSTERCATCHERS— Seafood. Oystercatchers offers an oyster bar and stunning bay views to complement its seafood dishes. House specialties include lobster mac and cheese. L (M-Sa), D (daily), Br (Su). Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, 2900 Bayport Drive, 813.207.6815. www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/ florida/grand-hyatt-tampa-bay/ tparw/dining

SUKHO THAI—Thai. A diverse selection of chicken, pork, duck, beef, seafood and vegetarian dishes adorn the menu. Sashimi and sushi are also offered, including a creative array of specialty rolls. L (M-F), D (daily). 18101 Highwoods Preserve Parkway, 813.615.2345. www.sukhothairestaurant.net

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daily chef special, choose from the extensive sushi menu or order treats like fi let mignon. L (M-Sa), D (daily), Br (Su). 601 S. Harbour Island Blvd., 813.277.0112. www.jacksonsbistro.com


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CELTIC SHOP OF DUNEDIN This quaint shop offers Celtic gifts representing all of the Celtic nations. Custom clan gifts and kilts available along with other unique treasures. 354 Main St., Dunedin, 727.733.2200. www.celticshopdunedin.com DEL SOL With shirt designs that change colors in cool ways in the sun, Del Sol will give you that oneof-a-kind conversation piece. 13011 Village Blvd., Madeira Beach, 727.393.3800. www.delsol.com DODY Located in Pass-A-Grille’s Eighth Avenue Historic District, this hip clothing boutique offers international swimwear fashions, gifts and home décor with global, tropical flair. 107 Eighth Ave., St. Pete Beach, 727.360.4589. www.dodyboutique.com

FOR THE LOVE OF BOUTIQUE Whether you’re running errands, heading to the beach or going out for the evening, For the Love has an outfit for you. Both known and up-and-coming designers are represented. 428 Indian Rocks Road N., Belleair Bluffs, 727.804.0639. JACKIE Z STYLE CO. Jackie Z showcases luxury, style, elegance and affordability in women’s and men’s apparel. Find the latest trendy fashions top designers along with their own successful brand of Jackie Z men’s shirts and suits. 173 Second Ave. N., St. Petersburg, 727.258.4849. www.jackiezstyle.com KEY WEST EXPRESS BOUTIQUE This funky boutique offers resort wear, hand-knitted sweaters, handbags, hats and

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FLORIDA JEAN CO. From its humble beginnings selling thousands of pre-work jeans from a garage, Florida Jean Co. has blossomed into a denim haven at Sundial in downtown St. Petersburg. 169 Second Ave., N., St. Petersburg, 727.202.6922. www.floridajeancompany.com


lots of other beachy accessories. Reasonably priced and beautifully decorated, find the perfect accessory perfect for a sunny day. Open daily. 730 Broadway, Dunedin, 727.461.6462. THE LITTLEST TRUNK Local mom-owned resale boutique that offers stylish clothes for children and expectant mothers. The kid-friendly space is wide enough for strollers and has a play area with movies to keep little ones engrossed. Open daily. 6260 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg, 727.289.7069. www.thelittlesttrunk.com

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LMB BOUTIQUE Find everything you want, and more among LMB Boutique’s extensive selection of trendy, upscale clothing and accessories. This boutique’s comfortable atmosphere allows every visitor to feel welcome and at ease. 815 S. Howard Ave., 813.570.7895 www.lizmurtaghboutique.com ; 764 Main St., Dunedin, 727.314.4313. www. lizmurtaghboutique.com MARION’S Marion’s has been serving St. Pete with high-quality clothing and accessories for more than 30 years. Marion’s specializes in Brighton products, as well as women’s clothing and gifts for everyone. 1301 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg, 866.627.4667. www.marionsonline.com MAUI NIX SURF SHOP Featuring brands like Billabong, TOMS, Hurley and Reef, this surfwear shop offers everything you need for a day on the beach. Pelican Walk Center, 483 Mandalay Ave., Clearwater Beach, 727.386.4152. www.mauinix.com MIRABELLA FASHIONS Chic, contemporary fashion that helps women look and feel beautiful is just what you’ll find at this fashion-forward shop. Open daily. 481 Main St., Dunedin, 727.288.2999. www.mirabellafashions.com MJ FASHIONS & GIFTS Offers women’s apparel, accessories, jewelry, shoes and specialty gifts. Clothing ranges from resort casual to dressy, often featuring bright colors,

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Genuine Leather Belts made in the USA, along with a large selection of Belt Buckles too match!

MODERN OPTICS Hip eyewear company offering stylish frames (prescription, sunglasses) for men and women. Frame adjustments and eyeglass repairs available. 415 Corey Ave., St. Pete Beach, 727.360.2511. www.modernopticsfla.com PELTZ SHOES It’s tough not to find what you’re seeking here, because Peltz carries all of the major brands. 7121 22nd Ave. N., St. Petersburg, 727.347.4949 www. peltzshoes.com ; 2675 Gulf to Bay Blvd., Ste. 770, Clearwater 727.799.4947. www.peltzshoes.com

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ART EXPO GALLERY This art gallery and custom frame shop features paintings, clay pieces, sculptures and jewelry from local artists. 355 Corey Ave., St. Pete Beach, 727.360.2953. www.artexpogallery.com CHARLIE PARKER POTTERY Renowned potter Charlie Parker, opens the doors to his gallery, studio and classroom in the Warehouse Arts District. It offers everything from mugs to world-class sculptures. 2724 Sixth Ave. S., St. Petersburg, 727.321.2071. www.charlieparkerpottery.com CLAY AND PAPER GALLERY OF ART A gallery featuring only artwork handmade in the United States. Works include pottery, cast paper wall sculptures, jewelry, glass, metal work and more. 362

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SPENCER’S WESTERN WORLD Spencer’s is a full-service store that carries a Texas-sized variety of western wear for men, women and children including boots, hats, jeans, belts, bandanas and more. 7108 66th St. N., Pinellas Park, 727.544.2606 or 888.919.WEST. www.spencerswesternworld.com

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beading and lace work. 314 Main St., Dunedin, 727.736.6276. www.mjfashions.biz


Main St., Dunedin, 727.736.0934. www.claypaper.com FLORIDA CRAFT ART A gallery for established and emerging fine crafts artists, Florida CraftArt showcases the talent of fine crafts in exhibitions, educational programs and workshops. 501 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, 727.821.7391. www.floridacraftart.org THE MOREAN CENTER FOR CLAY The Morean Center for Clay provides customers with not only pottery galleries but workshops and classes. With impressive facilities, everyone can create their own piece of art. 420 22nd St. S., St. Petersburg, 727.821.7162. www.moreanartscenter.org

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SWARTZ GALLERY Head to the Swartz Gallery and experience the masterful work of longtime Pinellas Park resident and fine artist Clayton Swartz, distinguished for creating several high-profile, colorful sculptures throughout Tampa Bay. 5609 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park, 727.421.0553. www.claytonswartz.com

Bridal THE DRESSING ROOM Full-service boutique specializing in alternative/destination brides looking for that dreamy but modern gown. The shop carries a well-edited selection of dresses from renown designers. 2433 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, 727.323.7666. www.thedroom.com TRULY FOREVER BRIDAL Hundreds and hundreds of the latest designer wedding gowns in sizes 2 to 32, in stock and available for immediate delivery at Florida’s largest bridal store. Appointments required. 1102 E. Busch Blvd., 813.931.8991. www.trulyforeverbridal.com THE WHITE MAGNOLIA BRIDAL COLLECTION The White Magnolia helps with all your wedding needs, from bridal gowns and custom dresses to alterations and

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preservation. The salon boasts selections of wedding dresses from top designers. 1101 W. Kennedy Blvd., 813.787.8812. www.whitemagnoliabridal.com

Cigars DAVIDOFF OF GENEVA Corona Cigar Company and Davidoff of Geneva pair to offer the finest international, famous handmade cigars, humidors and cigar accessories. You’ll find the best selection of cigars available worldwide. 4142 W. Boy Scout Blvd., 813.513.7560. www.coronacigar.com TAMPA SWEETHEARTS CIGAR CO. Arturo Fuente founded A. Fuente Cigar Company in West Tampa in 1912; his grandson Arturo owns today’s Sweethearts in Ybor City. Find Arturo Fuente cigars in stock and the signature Sweethearts. 1603 E. Sixth Ave., Tampa, 813.247.3880 or 877.766.5387. www.tampasweethearts.com

St. Petersburg, 727.523.6300. www.localegourmetmarket.com

Jewelry ARNOLD JEWELERS & COINS This jewelry and rare coin store features buys and sells coins, Rolex watches, silver and gold items. The store also offers jewelry repair and unique engagement rings featuring sparkling diamonds and gems. 12293 Seminole Blvd., Largo, 727.586.0414. www.arnoldjewelers.com DINY’S JEWELERS This jewelry store is the place to go for the finest selections of diamonds and gems. The staff includes certified gemologists to help you select a one-ofa-kind piece. 130 107th Ave., Treasure Island, 727.513.3469. www.dinysflorida.com INTERNATIONAL DIAMOND CENTER The largest of the International Diamond Centers (Clearwater)

has on-site jewelers for repairs and custom design and free ring cleaning while you browse the vast selection of high-end and designer jewelry. 3696 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater, 727.572.6323 https://shopidc.com ; 10330 N. Dale Mabry Highway, Ste. 110, 813.961.0097. https://shopidc. com KENDRA SCOTT Kendra Scott is known for timeless jewelry and inspired home décor, gifts and beauty accessories. The Color Bar is a do-it-yourself design studio to create your own chic fashion jewelry. Hyde Park Village, 1511 W. Swann Ave., 813.644.8999. www.kendrascott.com

Malls & Outlets ELLENTON PREMIUM OUTLETS Located 30 miles south of Tampa/St. Petersburg, Ellenton Premium Outlets offers an outdoor setting with covered walkways and lush landscaping alongside beautiful fountains.

Farmer Markets & Specialty Foods BEEF JERKY OUTLET The specialty store offers more than 200 jerky varieties, sizes and flavors. The popular high-protein, low-calorie food comes in many exotic flavors like sweet maple glazed bacon, lemon pepper, prime rib and Cajun to name a few. 158 129th Ave. W., Madeira Beach, 312.560.0060. www.beefjerkyoutlet.com CHEESE PLEASE With one of the largest selections of cheese, from aged Italian Pecorino with truffles to triple crème French Delice d’Bourgogne, this South Tampa store is a crowd pleaser. 3225 S. MacDill Ave., 813.766.0060. www.cheesepleasetampa.com LOCALE MARKET Gourmet market by James Beard Award-winning chef Michael Mina and acclaimed NYC-based chef and author Don Pintabona. Items are sourced heavily from local farms and artisans. 179 Second Ave. N.,

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Shop in style at one of 130 stores. 5461 Factory Shops Blvd., Ellenton, 941.723.1150. www.premiumoutlets.com/ ellenton HYDE PARK VILLAGE Hyde Park Village is nestled in a historic neighborhood, filled with shops such as Anthropologie, Brooks Brothers and Downtown Dogs. Special events include concerts by the fountain, art festivals and more. 1509 W. Swann Ave., 813.251.3500. www.hydeparkvillage.com INTERNATIONAL PLAZA Anchored by Dillard’s, Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom, this two-story mall also features 200 specialty shops, plus International Plaza and Bay Street, an open-air village of fine restaurants and small boutiques. 2223 N. Westshore Blvd., 813.342.3790. www. shopinternationalplaza.com

JOHN’S PASS VILLAGE & BOARDWALK Live music is served up along the beach, including the Friendly Fisherman Seafood Restaurant. Active pursuits include fishing charters, parasailing or a family cruise aboard a pirate ship. 12901 Gulf Blvd., Madeira Beach, 727.394.0756. www.johnspassvillage.net THE MALL AT SUNDIAL Sundial is St. Petersburg’s premiere retail, dining and entertainment center, located in the heart of downtown. Sundial includes a special collection of shops, restaurants and spa experiences unique to the Tampa Bay area. 153 Second Ave. N., St. Petersburg, 727.800.3201. www.sundialstpete.com

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TAMPA PREMIUM OUTLETS Find more than 110 retailers at the Tampa Premium Outlets, anchored by Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH. 2300 Grand Cypress Drive, Lutz, 813.938.6272. www. premiumoutlets.com/outlet/ tampa

TYRONE SQUARE MALL All of your retail favorites under one roof. More than 130 specialty shops are located throughout the mall. 6901 22nd Ave. N., St. Petersburg, 727.345.0126. www.simon.com/mall/tyrone-square WESTFIELD COUNTRYSIDE Cool down inside more than a million square feet of specialty shops, restaurants or the movie theater inside the Westfield Countryside Mall. Also within the mall is an ice-skating rink. 27001 U.S. 19 N., Clearwater, 727.796.1079. www.westfield.com/countrysi WESTSHORE PLAZA WestShore Plaza is one of Tampa’s premier shopping destinations, mixing shopping, dining and a luxury 14-screen theater. 250 WestShore Plaza, 813.286.0790. www.westshoreplaza.com

Spas & Salons ANTONIO’S SALON AND DAY SPA Take your pick of refreshing facials, manicure and pedicures, as well as a variety of massages. Wedding parties welcome. Located at the Clearwater Beach Marriott Suites on Sand Key. 1201 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater Beach, 727.953.1651. www.antoniosdayspa.com SALAMANDER SPA Luxury spa in a renovated Tampa golf resort with treatments like Golfer’s Muscle Melter massage alongside hair, nail and makeup services. Open daily. 36750 U.S. Highway 19 N., Palm Harbor, 888.794.8627. www.innisbrookgolfresort.com SANDPEARL SPA Located at the beachfront Sandpearl Resort, the Sandpearl Spa incorporates inspirations from the sea into its therapies. Natural accents to the treatments include mineral salts and water massages. 500

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Mandalay Ave., Clearwater Beach, 727.674.4140. www.sandpearl.com SPA EVANGELINE Located within the Epicurean Hotel, a skilled therapist guides you through the perfect treatments. Pampering treatments include facials, scalp and body massages and other detoxifying experiences. 1203 S. Howard Ave., 813.999.8742. www.spaevangeline.com

Vintage Stores LA FRANCE From Victorian-styled steel boned corsets to sequins and feathered flapper dresses, this shop offers an immense collection of fine and reproduction vintagewear and accessories. 1612 E. Seventh Ave., 813.248.1381.

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REVOLVE This small, local chain of boutique consignment stores gathers and resells high-end, desirable fashion apparel and accessories with a nod to luxury services such as concierge attention and personal shopping. 2000 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg, 727.399.7788. www.revolve.cx ; 1620 E. Seventh Ave., 813.242.5970. www.revolve.cx

Visitor Services ADVENT HEALTH CENTRA CARE TAMPA BAY Advent Health Centra Care’s physicians are accessible daily at six locations with some centers open until midnight. Advent Health Centra Care offers treatment for urgent, non life-threatening medical problems. 301 N. Dale Mabry Highway, 813.284.0985 ; 4001 W. Linebaugh Ave., 813.644.6991. www.centracare.org CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY Scientology is a religion that offers a precise path leading to a complete and certain understanding of one’s true spiritual nature and one’s relationship to others. The Clearwater Scientology Information Center

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is open daily from 10 am-10 pm. 500 Cleveland St., Clearwater, 727.467.6966. www.scientology-fso.org CLEARWATER VISITOR INFORMATION CENTERS Clearwater is home to several convenient welcome centers armed with local information to help you plan your stay. Stop in for last-minute help with accommodations, restaurants, attractions, golf, fishing excursions and much more. 600 Cleveland St., Clearwater, 727.461.0011. www.clearwaterflorida.org/visitors-centers FRANK T. HURLEY REAL ESTATE Frank Hurley Real Estate has been serving the beach market for three generations. Founded in 1948, the company is a member of the Florida Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors. 2506 Pass-a-Grille Way, St. Pete Beach, 727.367.1949. www. hurley-associates.com ST. PETERSBURGCLEARWATER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT When you fly to PIE, you’re right in the heart of Tampa Bay and just a quick drive away from St. Petersburg or Clearwater. Customized educational tours are available to youth and adult groups. 14700 Terminal Blvd., Clearwater, 727.453.7800. www.fly2pie.com

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Attractions ALLIGATOR ATTRACTION Get up close and personal (even kiss them) with alligators, plus see other animals, too, including tortoises, frogs, chameleons, stingrays and more. Open daily. 12973 Village Blvd. A-D, Madeira Beach, 727.329.8751. www.kissagator.com

Above the Fold is curated by Meher McArthur and tour organized by International Arts & Artists, Washington, DC. This MFA exhibition is made possible by Hennessy Construction Services

BADA BING WATER SPORTS Take an eco-friendly electric boat, kayak or paddleboard on the water at St. Pete’s Downtown Municipal Marina. 101 Bay Shore Drive NE, St.

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CALADESI STATE PARK This peaceful and pristine park is one of the last uninhabited places in Florida. Take the three-mile kayak trail through the mangroves and bay or hike the nature trail. One Causeway Blvd., Dunedin, 727.469.5918. www.floridastateparks.org/ park/Caladesi-Island CAPTAIN MEMO’S PIRATE CRUISE Enjoy a pirate-themed adventure aboard this scenic cruise. Take a two-hour cruise in the Gulf of Mexico while enjoying a full-service bar. Evening sunset Champagne cruises available. 25 Causeway Blvd., Clearwater Beach, 727.446.2587. www. captainmemo.com CITYPASS TAMPA BAY CityPASS in Tampa Bay offers up to a 53 percent discount on attractions, including Busch Gardens, the Florida Aquarium, ZooTampa at Lowry Park, Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Chihuly Collection and the Museum of Science & Industry. 888.330.5008. www.citypass. com/tampa CLEARWATER MARINE AQUARIUM This working aquariumis dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of marine animals. See marine exhibits, underwater viewing tanks, animal care presentations and movie stars Winter and Hope. 249 Windward Passage, Clearwater, 727.441.1790. www.seewinter.com THE FLORIDA AQUARIUM Exhibits at this 200,000-squarefoot aquarium are categorized by ecosystems. Guests can im-

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CALADESI ISLAND FERRY Accessible only by boat, Caladesi Island is consistently rated as one of Tampa Bay’s best beaches. The ferry departs from Honeymoon Island State Park in Dunedin every half-hour, every day at 10 am. One Causeway Blvd., Dunedin, 727.734.5263. www.caladesiferry.org

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merse themselves in interactive programs like “Dive with the Sharks,” for certified scuba divers 15 and older. 701 Channelside Drive, 813.273.4000. www.flaquarium.org MAD BEACH BREWING COMPANY Hang out with craft-beer enthusiasts at this hip brew pub and sample more than 25 varieties of beer and cider, plus wine and sangria. Go for the drinks but stay for the Caribbean and Southern-inspired menu. 12945 Village Blvd., Madeira Beach, 727.362.0008. www.madbeachbrewing.com

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MOUSE TRAP ESCAPE ST. PETE Solve mysteries or fight for survival using critical thinking skills to escape one of four rooms, including Saw Redmption, in under 60 minutes. Open W-Su. 2309 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, 727.592.8727. www.mousetrapescapestpete.com

PIER 60 Pier 60 features a fishing pier and recreational park, with a bait house, telescopes and six covered pavilions. Watching the sunset, bird-watching and dolphin-watching are activities not to miss. One Causeway Blvd., Clearwater Beach, 727.462.6466. www.myclearwater.com/government/ city-departments/marine-aviation/pier-60 SEA LIFE SAFARI Take a hands-on expedition for the whole family on this 90-minute boat tour to a shell island while learning about sea life. Clearwater Marine Aquarium, 249 Windward Passage, 727.441.1790. www.seewinter.com/visit/ activities/sea-life-safari SEMINOLE HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO In collaboration with the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel offers elegant accommodations. The hotel features a spa, pools and a casino with popular gam-

ing machines. 5223 Orient Road, 866.388.4263. www.seminolehardrocktampa.com SHOOTERS WORLD State-of-the-art indoor shooting range and firearms dealer with a huge selection of guns, accessories and ammunition. The facility offers gunsmith services and expert staff to train beginners to advanced. 116 E. Fletcher Ave., 813.381.1111. www.shootersworld.com SUNKEN GARDENS The oldest living museum in St. Petersburg, Sunken Gardens is home to more than 50,000 plants and flowers. Garden tours, horticultural programs and special events are also for the offing. Open daily. 1825 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg, 727.551.3102. www.stpete.org/sunken TAMPA BAY GRAND PRIX Fully equipped with Italian electric OTL pro-karts. Race along the track at 50 mph against friends or the clock. Rent two private rooms or the

whole facility for your event. Open daily in both locations. 12350 Automobile Blvd., Clearwater, 727.527.8464 ; 3404 Cragmont Drive, 813.341.6300. www.tampabaygp.com TREASURE ISLAND FUN CENTER Treasure Island Fun Center is a day of fun away from the sun. There’s plenty of pizza, ice cream, wings and other treats if you need a break from gaming. Theme parties are available. 7770 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, 727.391.9105. www.tifuncenter.com ZOOTAMPA AT LOWRY PARK ZooTampa at Lowry Park has more than 60 acres of lush natural habitats and is home to the Florida manatee, Native Florida Wildlife habitat, Asian Gardens, Primate World and the expansive Safari Africa. Open daily. 1101 W. Sligh Ave., 813.935.8552 813.935.8552. www.zootampa.org

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BABE ZAHARIAS Lined with trees in a residential neighborhood, the course, playing 6,244 yards, provides a unique challenge to golfers of all levels, especially the back nine with four holes over 400 yards. Par: 70. 11412 Forest Hills Drive, 813.631.4374. www. babezahariasgolf.net/home CHI CHI RODRIGUEZ GOLF CLUB This manicured, par-69 course provides more than 70 sand traps, water hazards on 12 holes, grass bunkers, two-tiered greens and Bermuda grass fairways. Yardage: 3,929-5,464. 3030 N. McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater, 727.726.4673. www.chichi.org

CLEARWATER COUNTRY CLUB This semi-private course, built in 1920, offers both private-club privileges and public golf. Par: 72. Yardage: 5,350-6,200. 525 N. Betty Lane, Clearwater, 727.446.2240. www.clearwatercountryclub.com COVE CAY GOLF CLUB Cove Cay is an 18-hole, championship length course right on Tampa Bay. Majestic wildlife, sprawling foliage and challenging holes make this course Tampa’s “Best Kept Secret.” 2612 Cove Cay Drive, Clearwater, 727.535.1406. www.covecaygolf.com CRESCENT OAKS GOLF CLUB This semi-private club also offers tennis but the star here is the 18-hole, par-72 course. Carved from woodlands and lakes, water plays into a number of holes as you make your way

across gently rolling hills. 3300 Crescent Oaks Blvd., Tarpon Springs, 727.937.4653. www.crescentoaksgolf.com DUNEDIN GOLF CLUB The former home of the PGA of America. Come play where the legends have played. Reservations required. 1050 Palm Blvd., Dunedin, 727.733.2134. www.dunedingolfclub.com EAST BAY GOLF CLUB Located next to the Gulf beaches, this popular, championship 18-hole, par-71 golf course features a practice range, putting greens and pro shop. 702 Country Club Drive, Largo, 727.581.3333. www.eastbaygolfclub.com MAINLANDS GOLF COURSE This family-owned, par-67 course offers a challenging layout with two par-5s, seven par-3s and nine par-4s. 9445 Mainlands Blvd. W., Pinellas Park, 727.577.4847. www.mainlandsgolf.com

MANGROVE BAY GOLF COURSE Offers 18 holes of championship golf on USGA-modified greens, a clubhouse, a lighted driving range and a pro shop. 875 62nd Ave. NE, St. Petersburg, 727.893.7800. www.golfstpete.com PEBBLE CREEK GOLF CLUB This highly rated public course integrates beauty with challenges, as most of the 18 holes involve water, but offers a serene setting amongst mossdraped oak trees. 10550 Regents Park Drive, 813.973.3870. www.pebblecreekclub.com ROCKY POINT GOLF COURSE The many lakes on this course provide for a unique experience as golfers play among a wildlife habitat and bird sanctuary. 4151 Dana Shores Drive, 813.673.4316. www.rockypointgolf.net/menu SEMINOLE LAKE COUNTRY CLUB Set amongst native Florida landscaping, Seminole Lake Country Club offers 18 holes of championship golf. 6100 Augusta Blvd., Seminole, 727.391.6255. www.seminolelake.net TPC TAMPA BAY This par-71 course challenges players on the Champions Tour while providing a memorable experience for everyone. The hole design features water hazards and large, undulating greens. Yardage: Four sets of tees, 4,990-6,898. 5300 W. Lutz Lake Fern Road, Lutz, 813.949.0090. www.tpctampabay.com

Miniature Golf CAPTAIN BLIGH’S LANDING Captain Bligh shows you twists, turns and waterfalls on his 18hole putt-putt course. Open 10 am-10 pm daily. Call for ticket prices. 630 S. Gulfview Blvd., Clearwater, 727.443.6348. CONGO RIVER GOLF An adventure miniature golf course for the whole family, Congo River brings the fun of an African safari to Florida.

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THE CLAW AT USF The Claw at USF is a public course that’s home to alligators, deer and other wildlife. The par-71 course is populated with oak, cypress and pine trees. Grab a bite or a beer at Rocky’s

Sports Grill. 13801 N. 46th St., 813.632.6893. www.theclawatusfgolf.com

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Activities include 18-hole golf, arcade games and alligator feeding. 20060 U.S. Highway 19 N., Clearwater, 727.797.4222. www.congoriver.com

Museums AMERICAN VICTORY MARINERS MUSEUM The SS American Victory saw action in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Located behind the Florida Aquarium, the ship offers visitors the opportunity to explore the three-­level cargo holds, hospital, galley, flying bridge, engine room and more. 705 Channelside Drive, 813.228.8766. www.americanvictory.org

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CHIHULY COLLECTION The Chihuly Collection showcases the glass art by renowned artist Dale Chihuly. It includes Chihuly’s spectacular largescale installation “Ruby Red Icicle Chandelier,” created specifically for the collection. Open daily. 720 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, 727.822.7872. www.moreanartscenter.org DALI MUSEUM The world’s most comprehensive collection of works done by Spanish artist Salvador Dal<00x00ED> includes small impressionistic pieces to giant surrealistic montages. Tours are conducted regularly. Open daily. One Dali Blvd., St. Petersburg, 727.823.3767. www.thedali.org DUNEDIN FINE ARTS CENTER Participate in an art class or visit an exhibit at the museum or gallery. Don’t miss weekend brunch at the Palm Cafe. 1143 Michigan Blvd., Dunedin, 727.298.3322. www.dfac.org FLORIDA HOLOCAUST MUSEUM One of the largest Holocaust museums in the country. The museum’s permanent exhibition, titled “History, Heritage and Hope,” traces the Holocaust from medieval Eastern Europe to implications in modern times. Open daily. 55 Fifth St. S., St. Petersburg, 727.820.0100. www.flholocaustmuseum.org

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FLORIDA MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTS (FMOPA) Exhibits important photographic art from renown photographic artists. It’s on the second and third floors of the Cube, a six-story atrium recognized as one of the most impressive architectural spaces in Florida. Open daily. 400 N. Ashley Drive, Cube 200, 813.221.2222. https://fmopa.org GLAZER CHILDREN’S MUSEUM Offers 170-plus, hands-on “interactivities” in 21 themed areas, including a cruise ship, an engineers’ workshop and a firehouse, intended to “grow the minds” of children up to age 10. Open daily. 110 W. Gasparilla Plaza (Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park), 813.443.3861. www.glazermuseum.org HENRY B. PLANT MUSEUM Plant built the 1891 Tampa Bay Hotel, and its lavishness attracted the likes of Teddy Roosevelt. It offers changing exhibitions and re-creations of what rooms and spaces were like in the hotel’s heyday. Call for hours. 401 W. Kennedy Blvd., 813.254.1891. www.plantmuseum.com IMAGINE MUSEUM The studio contains more than 500 pieces of American studio glass and represents more than 55 artists who helped develop the medium as an art form. Open Tu-Su. 1901 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, 727.300.1700. www.imaginemuseum.com JAMES MUSEUM OF WESTERN & WILDLIFE ART The spirit of the American West is alive and well at the museum. Its more than 400 works of art evoke the spirit of a wide-open frontier and the beauty of life in the wild. Open daily. 150 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, 727.892.4200. https://thejamesmuseum.org LEEPA-RATTNER MUSEUM OF ART Located in St. Petersburg College, the 20th- and 21st-century collection houses 6,000 pieces, including works by Picasso, Rouault and Chagall.

Open Tu-Su. 600 E. Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs, 727.712.5762. www.leeparattner.org MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS The museum’s comprehensive collection includes European, American, Asian and African works. Highlights are French Impressionist paintings, modern photographs and Steuben glass. Open daily. 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg, 727.896.2667. www.mfastpete.org MOSI/MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY Discover MOSI and experience “Connectus,” the exhibit that gives access to new technologies before they are released to the public. See the night sky in the Saunders Planetarium and let creativity run wild in Idea Zone. Open daily. 4801 E. Fowler Ave., 813.987.6000. www.mosi.org THE TAMPA BAY AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM Dedicated to the history and engineering innovations of the 1920s and 1930s. Each vehicle, like the Alvis and BSAs from England, were hand-picked for their contributions to the automotive world. Open daily except Tuesday. 3301 Gateway Centre Blvd., Pinellas Park, 727.579.8226. www.tbauto.org TAMPA MUSEUM OF ART The region’s largest museum devoted to contemporary and modern art, the museum houses a permanent collection of antiquities and world-class traveling exhibitions inside an award-winning building and cafe. Open daily. 120 W. Gasparilla Plaza, 813.421.8380. www.tampamuseum.org

Tours CALYPSO QUEEN The Calypso Queen (StarLite Cruises) offers lunch and dinner sightseeing cruises with free beer, wine and rum punch. Prices vary. Departure times based on season. 25 Causeway Blvd., Slip 18, Clearwater Beach, 727.462.2628. www.calypsoqueen.com DOLPHIN LANDINGS Dolphin Landings provides extensive services while touring the Gulf Beach communities. Services include dolphin watches, sunset cruises, island excursions, deep-sea fishing and local tropical island cruising. Prices vary. 4737 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, 727.360.7411. www.dolphinlandings.com HUBBARD’S MARINA This family-owned business offers a variety of trips such as sunset cruises and dolphin watches, in addition to snorkeling tours. 170 Johns Pass Boardwalk, Madeira Beach, 727.393.1947. www.hubbardsmarina.com TAMPA BAY BREW TOURS BY THE THIRSTY PELICAN Guided, all-inclusive tours of the most buzz-worthy brew experiences—more than 85 breweries to choose from. Pickup available from Downtown St. Pete or beach hotels for daily public tours. 727.201.8221. www.thirstypelicantours.com TAMPA BAY FOOD TOURS Sip and taste your way through the Bay Area, from Dunedin and St. Pete to Tampa’s Heights neighborhood, on three-hour food tours. 813.310.4401. www.tampabayfoodtours.com

YBOR CITY MUSEUM This museum in the heart of Tampa’s historic cigar district includes exhibits about the cigar industry and the founders of Ybor City. Open W-Su, 9 am-5 pm. $4; children under 5 free. 1818 Ninth Ave., Tampa, 813.247.6323. www.ybormuseum.org

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