Weekend Top Ten 1/14-18: Bucs, Boats, “Doubt” & MLK

Celebrations of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will have a different feeling this year, with Tampa’s parade postponed till June and St. Pete’s being held virtually. (See details in this Tampa Bay Times roundup.) But there are still some notable related events to watch for this weekend, plus some exciting doings on […]

A storied mansion for sale in Hyde Park: The Himes-Griffin House

If you’ve spent any time in the shady environs of Hyde Park in South Tampa, you likely know the Himes-Griffin House at 801 S. Delaware Avenue. At 9,431 square feet on three lots (more than half an acre), it’s hard to miss. A sprawling brick edifice built in 1910 in classic Queen Anne Revival style, […]

Every House Tells a Story: Editor’s Letter on the 2020 Real Estate Issue

I’ve got a pile of books about houses: Virginia & Lee McAlester’s A Field Guide to American Houses. Tracy Kidder’s House. Ann Patchett’s The Dutch House. I’m not quite sure the appeal. My mother would have said it’s because I’m a Cancer, the most domestic of signs, but I think it’s because houses stir my […]

Happy 10th Birthday to the Dalì’s “new” building!

It’s been 10 years!? On the one hand, I feel like St. Petersburg’s most celebrated museum opened its iconic building just yesterday, and on the other hand it’s become such a landmark that it feels like it’s been here forever. But no, it was back on Jan. 11, 2011 that a wacky parade led by […]

Weekend Top Ten Jan. 8-10: Kids’ photos, beach polo, Second Saturday and more

Never has a week needed a week-end more than this one, eh? Per usual, there’s a variety of virtual and in-person options in arts, entertainment and general fun — but whatever you do, wear your mask and keep your distance. COVID ain’t foolin’ around. Virtually Through Our Eyes: Midtown and Beyond (pictured above). One of […]

Ten Things to Do on New Year’s Weekend

Conditions being what they are, many of us may lay low, binge-watch and eat a batch of Hoppin’ John (pictured above) instead of partying hearty this weekend. You do you (but wear a mask if you’re out and about). Watch the ball (virtually): Crowds won’t be allowed to gather in Times Square on New Year’s […]

Super Bowl LV: Microgrants to local nonprofits are meant to make a lasting difference

The Tampa Bay Super Bowl LV Host Committee is giving a total of nearly $280,000 in microgrants to 28 local nonprofits.

Beauty on Board: How interior designer Susan Winchester realizes yacht owners’ dreams

“Every inch counts,” says Winchester, whose expertise was key for yacht owners Christian Strong and Jack Thomasson.

Weekend Top Ten 12/24-27: Have a Merry Movie Christmas!

If your Christmas weekend usually includes a trip to the movies, you’re in luck this year — and you might not even have to leave the house.

Gracie Pasta & Provisions: A great place to graze! (Video)

Who’s Gracie? (Hint: She’s not a person.) What’s Gracie? A trove of delicacies worth talking about (and noshing on).