The festive entry to the party. Photo: Barry Lively.

Habitat for Humanity’s Havana Nights

On Friday, April 23, Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas & West Pasco Counties hosted a tropical-themed evening at Paul’s Landing, the acclaimed indoor/outdoor restaurant at the Vinoy Renaissance Resort. The “Havana Nights” party sponsored by Crown Automotive featured live music, Cuban-inspired cuisine, a mojito bar and hand-rolled cigars. Homeowners Michelle Baur and Allison Feeley-Roache gave […]

A&E, Interrupted: Cancellations & Postponements from dRTBest Bets Spring 2020

dRTBest Bets, the list of recommended arts & entertainment events that appears in each print edition of duPont REGISTRY Tampa Bay, was compiled for the Spring 2020 print edition before the wave of postponements and cancellations that occurred in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. In the list below, we provide updates about the events we […]

Review: Cirque du Soleil returns to Amalie's ice with the awesome Axel

This weekend, the home of Tampa Bay Lightning hockey transforms its rink into a futuristic dreamscape of light, sound and spectacle. If you prefer your aerial acrobatics over ice, head to the Amalie Arena for Cirque du Soleil: Axel, offering multiple shows through Sunday. Of the 48 productions the Canadian-based Cirque has staged over the past 35 […]

No. 60 Meyer Shank Racing IndyCar of Jack Harvey. Photo: Gabriel Loewenberg

Firestone Grand Prix 2019 in photos

[ngg src=”galleries” ids=”34″ display=”basic_thumbnail”]Over this past weekend, St. Petersburg’s downtown was abuzz. IndyCar held its first race of the year, the 15thannual Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Over three days, the cars run on a temporary street circuit using the normally relaxed waterfront area near The Dalí Museum. From Albert Whitted Airport up 1stStreet, […]

Spring 2020 dRTBest Bets: What's cancelled, what's postponed and what's still on

The Spring 2020 installment of dRTBest Bets, the list of recommended arts & entertainment events that appears in each print edition of duPont REGISTRY Tampa Bay, was compiled before the wave of postponements and cancellations that occurred in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. In the list below, we provide updates about the events we recommended […]

Jenna Bush Hager at Tampa Theatre Apr. 23.

New Year, New Ideas: Tampa Theatre's Limelight Series

The lineup of Tampa Theatre’s inaugural speaker series, Limelight, is irresistibly eclectic: legendary football coach Lou Holtz (Mar. 12); theoretical physicist Michio Kaku (Apr. 4); NBC correspondent and presidential daughter Jenna Bush Hager (Apr. 23); Florida’s favorite columnist/novelist/pot-stirrer Carl Hiaasen (May 14); and renowned photographer Platon (June 6). Series subscriptions are on sale now for […]

Sonia Bouketo, Urszula Szczepinska, Amy Radetsky, Mirela Setkic and Jasper Mortimer discuss crimes against humanity at the 2018 Conference.

New Year, New Ideas: St. Petersburg Conference on World Affairs

How do you make sense of an increasingly confusing world? Here’s one way: Spend a weekend engrossed in stimulating discussions about critical international issues with top intelligence officials, diplomats, media and academic experts. A cooperative venture of a group of civic-minded St. Petersburg residents and the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, the St. Petersburg […]

Tampa Bay Nightlife January-March 2018 – Downtown St. Pete

In addition to these music havens, check out local bands we love such as Gloria West at The Vinoy (Saturday night) and Annata (Monday night) as well as Better Byrd (Sunday). The Sundial often hosts live bands on Friday nights, and the poolside scene at The Hollander Hotel features movies, live entertainment and more. For gaming fun, check out Parks […]

Boat parades will light up the night.

November/December 2018 A&E Guide

Holidazed yet? Then we’re here to help. Here’s our curated list of the holiday parades, shows, lighted boats and whatnot that will be popping up around the Bay in the next several weeks for your seasonal pleasure. Plus, scroll down beyond the holiday fare to read what’s going on in classical and jazz events, museums […]

A Fan's Guide to MFA's Star Wars Costume Exhibit

Photographer Barry Lively is a huge Star Wars fan who recently provided dR with his exclusive photos from the exhibit that runs through April 1 at The Museum of Fine Arts in downtown St. Pete. ” I actually have the original news clipping from 1977 about the movie, Star Wars trading cards, blueprints of R2D2 and […]