Exclusive: A sneak peek of the College Hunks’ ‘Undercover Boss’ episode (VIDEOS)

The co-founders of College Hunks Hauling Junk and Moving, Nick Friedman and Omar Soliman, will be featured on the season premiere of CBS’ “Undercover Boss” on January 7. The episode follows Friedman and Soliman as they wear disguises and work alongside their employees. Friedman and Soliman have shared exclusive teasers from the episode with Tampa

New international signature event announced for Labor Day Weekend

In April, St. Petersburg mayor Rick Kriseman announced that his city was chosen as the venue to host, yet another, event. P1 Motorsport Races is hosting the St. Pete Powerboat Grand Prix during Labor Day weekend. It’s been five years in the making. Don’t let the words “Grand Prix” throw you. The race has nothing

Pinellas County is the backdrop for romantic comedy ‘A Taste of Love’

The St. Petersburg-Clearwater area will once again be the setting for another film. Titled, “A Taste of Love,” this romantic comedy is written by local talent and inspired by a slice of Tampa Bay paradise. The movie leads include Erin Cahill and Martin Kove. Cahill has had roles in several Hallmark films such as “Sleigh

20 Questions With Neal Thurman

Neal Thurman is dedicated to continuing a culture of excellent customer service, at both parks, with a focus on creating safe and memorable experiences for guests He serves on the board for Visit Tampa Bay and the Tampa Bay Chamber, in addition to supporting the USF Muma College of Business Executive Advisory Council. Thurman began

Outdoors and distanced: Things to do safely this spring

A year ago, we were all told to stay at home for the foreseeable future but this year events are starting to happen again. And boy are we ready to get out. They may look different. You will probably be wearing a mask. But we are lucky to have weather that allows us to get

Staying positive during a pandemic

Rainer Scheer signs off on most, if not all, of his social media posts with “cheers.” It’s a testament to his unwavering positivity and perseverance. Scheer, founder of Chillounge Night, Florida Furniture Rental, the Sunset Lounge Experience, along with his wife, Patricia Filomeno, owner of Ink Graphics Media & Drone Videography Florida, make their living

Tampa’s Lauren Mayhew talks about her Hulu show, new music and how she stayed busy during the lockdown of 2020

Tampa-born, and raised, Lauren Mayhew has been in the entertainment industry since she was a child. She’s appeared on PBS, a soap opera and most recently voiced a character on a new Hulu show. In 2020, the entertainment industry took a major hit. Shows were postponed, projects were shut down and live entertainment was all

Good riddance: Ways to give 2020 a proper farewell on New Year’s Eve

It’s time to say goodbye to 2020 and, for most of us, it holds a special significance this year. Whether you decide to venture out, wearing your mask and socially distancing, or you order takeout, here are some ways to celebrate. First Night St. Petersburg 2021 (Virtual Event) First Night St. Pete’s Annual New Year’s

Big Storm Brewing is expanding to Orlando

Big Storm Brewing is planning to open a brewpub, at the Amway Center in downtown Orlando, possibly by the end of the year. The Orlando City Council approved a 10-year lease for Big Storm’s new Amway location. The nearly 5,000-square-foot location will feature onsite craft brewing, as well as kitchen service. The brewpub restaurant will

Ashford Castle’s Irish eyes create special family escape

When Ireland’s westernmost shores of the Wild Atlantic Way call with their siren song, extraordinary family vacations are explicit in their promise. Adventure greets families head on here, especially when hosted by County Mayo’s majestic Ashford Castle, a splendid estate catering to lords, ladies, lads and lassies for centuries. The Castle captures the fancy of

The 2019 Gasparilla Music Festival promises plenty for music lovers, foodies and families

The 2019 Gasparilla Music Festival is right around the corner, with two days of music on four stages, a lineup of local food booths, and activities for the whole family, during the biggest edition of the festival yet. It runs March 9-10 at downtown Tampa’s Curtis Hixon Park and Kiley Gardens. The musical lineup aims

Tampa’s Gasparilla International Film Festival returns for its 13th year

It’s almost time to roll out the red carpet in Tampa for the annual Gasparilla International Film Festival. Now in its 13th year, the festival continues to attract thousands to the six-day event. This year’s festival runs March 19-24. The festival provides an opportunity for film buffs to see movies before they hit the big