Creative Clay Executive Director Kim Dohrman (left) with Hal & Willi.

Mask Appeal: Hal Freedman and Willi Rudowsky cover up in style

Now that face coverings have become so central to our health, we might as well wear them in style. In that regard there are few couples with a stronger mask game than Hal Freedman and Willi Rudowsky. A stylish pair no matter what the occasion, they’re longtime supporters of the local arts scene, particularly theater […]

The intrepid dRTB staff Zooms in on a meeting.

Z is for Zoom: The way we live now

For the last several weeks, we’ve been teasing the content of this year’s A to Z Issue, a celebration of people and businesses who have been successfully riding the turbulent waves of change and offering service and hope to the community at large. If you haven’t yet gotten your hands on a hard copy of the issue, here’s […]

Ace Golf's Pebble Creek Golf Club in New Tampa.

X is for eXercise: Staying fit online, on bikes and on the golf course

For the last several weeks, we’ve been teasing the content of this year’s A to Z Issue, a celebration of people and businesses who have been successfully riding the turbulent waves of change and offering service and hope to the community at large. The print edition is now arriving in local mailboxes, but if you can’t wait for […]

The Thorn Collection's Patricia Valladares, Martha Thorn and Kandra Covert.

People Helping People: The Thorn Collection keeps things safe

Realtor Martha Thorn knows that it’s important these days for everyone to feel safe during a property showing, whether they’re Realtors or prospective buyers. That’s why she and her team at The Thorn Collection | Coldwell Banker provide Safe Showing Kits, each one containing gloves, a mask and hand sanitizer. The color choice for these useful […]

Smith & Associates' Leslie Minder and Mary Beth Byrd.

People Helping People: Smith & Associates Gives Back

During these unprecedented times, Smith & Associates Real Estate is doing its part on multiple fronts to help those in need. Each office location is equipped with a food collection site which Smith team members fill. Every week the Realtors present donations to various organizations across Tampa Bay “to make our home and community a […]

MPM Health Care Foundation President & CEO Ernestine Morgan and duPont Registry Tampa Bay CEO Tom duPont.

People Helping People: dRTB donates to the Morton Plant Mease Health Care Foundation

duPont Registry Tampa Bay publisher Tom duPont presented a check for $5,000 last month to the Morton Plant Mease Health Care Foundation for the benefit of its family help fund. dRTB remains committed to supporting our health care heroes by providing resources for them during this trying time. 

The new guys. We hear they're good.

S is for Sports: Rays, Bucs, Bolts, Rowdies — they're baaack!

For the last several weeks, we’ve been teasing the content of this year’s A to Z Issue, a celebration of people and businesses who have been successfully riding the turbulent waves of change and offering service and hope to the community at large. The print edition is now arriving in local mailboxes, but if you can’t wait for […]

A couple begins their hassle-free escape. Photo: James Flynn.

Paradise Without a Passport: A quick getaway to The Resort at Longboat Key Club

Editor’s Note: The new dRTB series, “Paradise Without a Passport,” offers recommendations for in-state (and just out-of-state) travel destinations ideal for the present moment. Why does everything I own remind me of a vacation? I fold a French red bikini and think of sizzling St. Tropez. I’m hanging up an aqua blue strapless dress and […]

dRTB Publisher Tom duPont (left) and Smith & Associates CEO Bob Glaser chat during an episode of the magazine's "Tampa Bay Talks."

R is for Real Estate: Success and safety in a seller's market

For the last several weeks, we’ve been teasing the content of this year’s A to Z Issue, a celebration of people and businesses who have been successfully riding the turbulent waves of change and offering service and hope to the community at large. The print edition is now arriving in local mailboxes, but if you can’t wait for […]

Photo by David Warner

Q is for Quarantinis: A toast to the purveyors of life-saving libations

For the last several weeks, we’ve been teasing the content of this year’s A to Z Issue, a celebration of people and businesses who have been successfully riding the turbulent waves of change and offering service and hope to the community at large. The print edition is now arriving in local mailboxes, but if you can’t wait for […]