Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Deals & Shopping

The Sunrise Sale returns July 19, Amazon Prime Day and a back to school bash

The Sunrise Sale returns July 19, Amazon Prime Day and a back to school bash

UP AND AT 'EM: SUNRISE SALEThere have been many changes to the downtown St. Petersburg landscape, but there has been one constant for the past 45 years: the Sunrise Sale. Nearly 40 downtown merchants and businesses will open their doors at sunrise &#...
Published: 07/12/18
5 things to do under $5 this week: Chihuly glass art, Eichmann exhibit, Back to School Bash

5 things to do under $5 this week: Chihuly glass art, Eichmann exhibit, Back to School Bash

1 Chihuly Anniversary Weekend: To celebrate its eighth anniversary, admission is $5 at the Chihuly Collection of glass art from famed artist Dale Chihuly. In addition to the permanent collection of glass art, a special exhibition is on display. "Stor...
Published: 07/11/18
5 things to do under $5 this week: Free Slurpee Day, free food for cow costumes at Chick-fil-A, Dunedin Orange Festival

5 things to do under $5 this week: Free Slurpee Day, free food for cow costumes at Chick-fil-A, Dunedin Orange Festival

1 Free Slurpee Day: Brain freeze alert! To celebrate July 11 (or 7/11), next Wednesday you can get a free 12-ounce Slurpee at 7-Eleven stores across the Tampa Bay area from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. while supplies last. Free.2 Chick-fil-A Cow Appreciation Da...
Published: 07/06/18
Creatives converge for an Etsy Craft Party and markets abound

Creatives converge for an Etsy Craft Party and markets abound

CREATIVE CONVERGENCE: ETSY CRAFT PARTYEtsy, the online marketplace for makers, artists and vintage sellers, is still going strong after being around for 13 years. It's especially cool that so many Etsy sellers are from the bay area, enough to warrant...
Published: 07/05/18
Yes, most fireworks are illegal in Florida. No, that doesn't stop anyone. Here's why.

Yes, most fireworks are illegal in Florida. No, that doesn't stop anyone. Here's why.

It’s almost the Fourth of July, that noisy time of year when — as a fireworks dealer in a Simpsons episode once phrased it — some of us will "celebrate the independence of our nation by blowing up a small part of it." Here’s ...
Published: 07/02/18
Updated: 07/04/18
How to get into 13 Tampa Bay museums for $10 or less

How to get into 13 Tampa Bay museums for $10 or less

Looking for some cheap fun?
Published: 07/03/18
For Broadway fans, Capitol Theatre has a $5 summer movie series

For Broadway fans, Capitol Theatre has a $5 summer movie series

To build excitement for its fall series of Broadway shows at Ruth Eckerd Hall, the Capitol Theatre this summer will run a series of Tony winners that made it to the big screen. At $5 a ticket — $9 for unlimited fountain drinks and popcorn ­— it’s con...
Published: 07/05/18
Top things to do this weekend: Fireworks, corgi racing, Boy George, Jurassic Quest, Toy Story Land

Top things to do this weekend: Fireworks, corgi racing, Boy George, Jurassic Quest, Toy Story Land

Cuteness Corgi Racing at horse track: Dozens of short-legged racers will take their marks Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs for Corgi Racing. The world’s cutest sport will take place after horse racing has finished for the day. The first horse race ...
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July 4 in Tampa Bay: Where to find fireworks, parades, parties and family fun

July 4 in Tampa Bay: Where to find fireworks, parades, parties and family fun

Independence Day doesn’t officially arrive until next Wednesday, so that means this weekend is getting a jump on the hooplah with festivals, parades, parties and of course, fireworks. Lots of them. Gathered here are four score and more ways to ...
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Go boho at Gypsy Junque’s reveal party, dig the Plant Pop Up Festival and rummage through costumes in Tarpon Springs

Go boho at Gypsy Junque’s reveal party, dig the Plant Pop Up Festival and rummage through costumes in Tarpon Springs

MAGIC BUS: GYPSY JUNQUE REVEAL PARTYGypsy Junque, the bohemian boutique housed in a handicap-accessible school bus, has been rolling around the bay area for a few years now. The colorful bus full of hippie-chic clothing and accessories, mostly made b...
Updated one month ago