Tampa Bay artist Ya La’Ford’s Super Bowl commission: “It’s huge”

La’Ford has been chosen by the NFL to create paintings for all 75 team owners.

SuperWeekend Top Ten: The Game, yes — but wait, there’s more

The Super Bowl is consuming most everyone’s ink, air and brain space hereabouts, including, I confess, my own. But surprise, surprise, it’s not the only thing happening this weekend! Here’s what else is up — plus, yes, a Super Bowl link or five. Women Photographers at the Tampa Museum of Art. Being as it’s right […]

The Florida Orchestra, distanced. Photo: Chris Zuppa.

Arts Calendar: What To Watch For in March 2021

Theaters, galleries, museums, movies, concert venues, markets and more have all had to bob and weave through the ever-changing demands of the pandemic, but the shows will and do go on.

The Super Bowl Experience: Fun in the sun (if you don’t mind the wait)

There’s a lot of fun to be had at the Super Bowl Experience, the big football fan-stravaganza in Tampa’s Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park. But know this: You’ll have to wait in line to do most of it. Which is no big deal for anyone who’s ever been to, say, Disney World. But be forewarned: […]

Southern Charm: A Belleair Home with a View

When Dr. Jack Gay and Andy Eidsen moved into their home at 435 Bayview Drive in Belleair nine years ago, they didn’t have to go very far — they had been living around the corner in a 1922 Spanish-style mansion they loved. But once Bayview came on the market they snapped it up — mainly, […]

Weekend Top Ten 1/28-31: Big sounds, great voices and the leadup to The Big Game

The countdown to Feb. 7 has begun, with the Super Bowl Experience kicking things off Friday the 29th, but football isn’t all that’s going on. The Super Bowl Experience. If you haven’t already snagged a free ticket for a timed entry, you’re out of luck. But this all-outdoor event promises to be a blast for […]

Local Heroes: Ben Montgomery at Tombolo Books

The title alone piques your curiosity: A Shot in the Moonlight: How a Freed Slave and a Confederate Soldier Fought for Justice in the Jim Crow South. Hmmm, you think, I wanna read that. And you wouldn’t be the only one: O Magazine named it one of its 10 most anticipated books of 2021. Well, […]

Super Bowl LV Host Committee’s Claire Lessinger talks about Forever 55 with Tom duPont

Just before New Year’s, Claire Lessinger stopped by our offices to talk with Publisher Tom duPont about her work as COO of the Super Bowl LV Host Committee and its signature initiative, Forever 55 — a massive effort reflecting the NFL’s desire to make a positive impact on communities where the Super Bowl is held. […]

Mike Alstott talks Bucs with Tom duPont

Shortly before the Tampa Bay Buccaneers triumphed over the Packers at Lambeau Field, duPont REGISTRY Tampa Bay Publisher Tom duPont got the chance to chat with Bucs legend Mike Alstott, a key member of the team that won the Super Bowl in 2003. In this interview for Tampa Bay Talks, Alstott reminisces about The Big […]

Transformations: A new look for the fabled Culverhouse condo

With the Super Bowl so much on everyone’s minds, it’s likely that the name Culverhouse has popped up in the memory bank of more than a few Tampa Bay football fans — and not just because of football. Hugh Culverhouse was, of course, the owner of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during its inglorious initial decades. […]