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Cannabis in Florida: The medical benefits, the business boom & a controversial past

The new normal is a shade greener in Florida: Legal medical marijuana is now widely available in Tampa Bay. Though the community has had a contentious relationship with pot, cannabis dispensaries are now as easy to find hereabouts as Amscots. They are convenient and well-regulated, and maybe not exactly what you pictured — a world […]

The Art Around Us: Public artworks now and in the future

Editor’s Note: This story is included in our Spring 2020 “Great Outdoors” issue, which went to press before the restrictions that came with the COVID-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, you won’t be violating any health guidelines if you wander outside by yourself (or a safe distance from your companions) to see the beautiful public artworks Julie Garisto identifies […]

PRIZED PROPERTY: The Horizon House (1963-64) in Tampa’s Carrollwood neighborhood won a national design prize for architect Mark Hampton. Photo courtesy Rick Mohler.

Home Design: Mid-Century Marvelous

A story from duPont REGISTRY Tampa Bay’s annual Home Design Issue.  Take an afternoon drive around Tampa Bay, and little monuments to the 1950s and 1960s can be found everywhere: a dentist office with tall windows; a coral-colored condo with a kitschy cursive name; sleek ranch homes with asymmetrical accents. Though recognized for its bungalows and […]