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Guide: Must-see holiday lights across the Tampa Bay area

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Snowflakes may not dance across Florida's beachy coastline, but that doesn't stop the winter holiday experience. Across the Tampa Bay area there are light displays for all to enjoy. While some holiday light events come at a price, there are also well-known parks and neighborhoods...
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Which Four Florida Cities Ranked The Most Fun In U.S.

Four Florida cities made it on WalletHub’s list of most fun cities in the U.S.. Everyone has a different definition of fun. Some people like to enjoy outside activities like parks, beaches, theme parks, or nature trails. Others prefer an exciting night life with trendy bars, restaurants and clubs. With so many preferences, WalletHub had to define U.S. cities that packs a little bit of everything into one area. Thankfully in Florida, we have so many fun and cost-effective activities to do. Which is probably why four cities in Florida made it on the top 20 list of most fun cities in America.

17 Best Tampa Neighborhoods in 2022 (By a Local)

Tampa is a rapidly growing city with over 80 officially named Tampa neighborhoods. Each neighborhood in Tampa has its own unique qualities that make it a desirable place to live. I’ve spent my time in Tampa exploring the city’s neighborhoods (so you don’t have to), so read along and I...

5 ways to celebrate the holidays in Tampa Bay this weekend

From boat parades to promenades, we rounded up a few interesting holiday events for you and the fam this weekend. Water Street Tampa is hosting its first Holiday Promenade — an open-air market featuring more than 50 seasonal vendors and artisans, plus live entertainment, food and drinks — tonight from 5-8pm.

The deadline for the Affordable Care Act is next week, here's how to get help

The final day to enroll in the Affordable Care Act’s Marketplace coverage is next Thursday. Healthcare plan "navigators" at the University of South Florida have received thousands of calls in need of help sorting through the complexities of the market, and leaders expect those calls to increase as the deadline looms closer.

Jane Castor kicks off re-election bid

Tampa Mayor Jane Castor made it official Wednesday, officially launching her 2023 re-election bid at Hotel Haya in Ybor City. Local elected officials, community leaders, friends and family were on hand to celebrate the first-term Mayor’s next election. Castor filed for re-election Nov. 28. So far, she faces two...