Archive for the ‘Wonderful Things from Tampa Bay’ Category

What’s Going on in Tampa Bay this Weekend?

Thursday, March 12th, 2020
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Tampa Bay Events March 14 and March 15, 2020 

We’re nearly halfway through the month of March and many Tampa-area locals are looking for a way to relax and have fun around town. Luckily for residents and visitors, there is plenty to do throughout the Tampa Bay area this weekend.  

Check out the list below to see what Tampa Bay events are going on March 14 and 15, 2020. 

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What’s Going on in Tampa Bay this Weekend?

Thursday, February 20th, 2020
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Tampa Bay Events February 22 and February 23, 2020 

Valentine’s Day is over and the lull between now and Saint Patrick’s Day has officially begun. What is there to do without any holiday-themed events going on? Can we call February 22 a holiday and make it a fun and themed event? While we could do that, it would be incredibly weird. Thankfully the Tampa Bay area has a solution to this holiday hiatus. 

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Wonderful Things from Tampa Bay 6: Winter

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
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Why Winter is Best Spent in Tampa Bay

Looking at the Wonderful Things from Tampa Bay archives, one might think we only care about beer and Cuban sandwiches. While these two things are favorites for many of us here at Friendly Kia, they’ve been chosen for this featurette because they represent something unique about our region – a focus on fun and enjoyment. (more…)

Wonderful Things from Tampa Bay 5: Craft Breweries – Pasco County

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
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Best Local Breweries in Pasco County, Florida

Today, we’re going to wrap up the three-part craft breweries section of our Wonderful Things from Tampa Bay featurette by looking at an area that is near and dear to us here at Friendly Kia. Calling New Port Richey our home, the northern Tampa Bay county of Pasco is where we’ll be looking today. (more…)

Wonderful Things from Tampa Bay 4: Craft Breweries Part 2 – St. Petersburg

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018
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Best Local Breweries in St. Petersburg, Florida

Part of the reason we love living in Tampa Bay so much is that Tampa Bay is an area that has cultivated an incredible culture of fun and craft. You have amazing food from a variety of diverse backgrounds. You have plenty of ways to have fun that are unique to West Central Florida and you have a deep well of craft brewers and beer enthusiasts. (more…)

Wonderful Things from Tampa Bay #3: Craft Breweries

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Best Local Breweries in Tampa, Florida

You may remember our last issue of “Wonderful Things from Tampa Bay” was centered on the presence of game bars in Tampa Bay. Though not from Tampa Bay, these fun bars give patrons the chance to enjoy the kind of fun you just can’t around the table at Applebee’s or Uno. (more…)

Wonderful Things from Tampa Bay #2: Game Bars

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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Best Game Bars in Tampa Bay, FL

When you live somewhere that sees regular temperatures above seventy degrees and plenty of sun throughout the year, your definition of fun must jump up a level. While folks in Columbia, South Carolina, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho or Ely, Minnesota may think of an evening on a patio as a fun night out during the summer, this is par for the course for us in Tampa Bay. (more…)

Wonderful Things from Tampa Bay #1: The Cuban Sandwich

Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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Cuban Sandwich Origin, History and How It’s Made

Tampa Bay is famous for a lot of things: beautiful weather, an incredible coastline, friendly people, metropolitan diversity and a slathering of great food and drink. Since we have so many great and “wonderful” things to be proud of in the Tampa Bay, we want to devote a portion of our blog to highlighting them and sharing them with anybody who may find their way to the Friendly Kia blog. (more…)