# Tampa bay
Tampa Bay Area Homeowners Brace for Asian Subterranean Termite Invasion
The Asian Subterranean Termite, a menace known for its destructive capacity, has been steadily invading Florida for more than 25 years. Back in the late 90s and early 2000s, the Asian Subterranean Termite had been exclusively a problem for southeast Florida, impacting Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and the surrounding metro area.
PrimeVisits - Cypress Point Park - Tampa, Florida
We visited Cypress Point Park in Tampa, Florida to check things out and do some planespotting. This park has a beach, volleyball, picnic areas and a disc golf course. What a great park this is! Plus the LOW airplanes!
St Petersburg, FL Food Tour: 12 Favorite Spots In The Heart Of St Pete
We have been dining at incredible restaurants since moving to St Petersburg (trust us, the bathroom scale can speak for itself). We wanted to compile a list of our favorite spots to dine and include some new (to us) restaurants as well. For the purposes of this video, we stayed centrally located in Downtown, the Edge District, and Grand Central District. We know that St Pete Beach also has great food, but we are just two people with limited budgets and appetites! Hopefully we can compile a St Pete Beach Food Tour for a future video. Grab your stretchy pants and enjoy!
GIANT GROUPER Caught off the SKYWAY FISHING PIER
I was not expecting to catch this big of a fish!
Top 5 Reasons You Should Start Your Small Business in Tampa
Have you ever considered making the pristine sandy beaches and the warm, sunny climate of Florida a part of your everyday life? Nestled along the Gulf Coast, Tampa is a thriving, bustling city on the state’s western coast that offers endless opportunities for those looking to move. With an ever-growing cultural scene, a diverse array of residential neighborhoods, and a strong job market, Tampa is an ideal place for individuals and families alike. Whether you are moving for fun or to start a new business, we here at Modern Globe encourage you to consider making Tampa your forever home today!
Esterio Segura Collection Comes to Tampa Museum of Art
A new acquisition is coming to the Tampa Museum of Art's permanent collection. Goodbye My Love represents Esterio Segura’s ongoing exploration of the meaning of airplanes and flight. Good-Bye My Love will be part of the exhibition Prelude: An Introduction to the Permanent Collection on view in the Jean Bacon Divers Gallery.
ZooTampa at Lowry Park is Worth the Trip, Even in the Dead of Summer
This summer the heat is so much it seems like a fool’s errand to spend any time outside. However, ZooTampa at Lowry Park is a great place to beat the heat while spending time outside, among lots of exotic and local animals. ZooTampa has misters, a splash pad, a cool tunnel and a water ride to keep guests comfortable, even in the doldrums of a Central Florida summer. Plus, there are a few exhibits you can go to chill out in the shade and just watch the animals.
Hillsborough Habitat for Humanity Unveils 12 New Affordable Homes
Among a shortage of affordable homes all across Florida, Hillsborough Habitat for Humanity has unveiled the Silvio Palms Project, which consists of a dozen homes for people making 80% or less of the area median income. The homes have attached garages and are energy and water-efficient. The neighborhood also has new sidewalks, curbs, and a paved entry road along with a newly constructed park play area.
Guided Tours at Tampa International Airport Return
If you’ve ever wondered what things are like behind the scenes at Tampa International Airport, now’s your chance to explore and learn. Guided tours at TPA are resuming after a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hillsborough FL Nature Tours App Gives Visitors Info About Local Parks
A new Hillsborough County audio tour app is providing visitors with custom-guided tours of the county’s conservation parks and nature preserves. While many hikers love the solitude and quiet of a solo trip through their favorite nature preserve, they often want to learn more from their local park rangers about the flora and fauna that surrounds them. Now, Hillsborough County is providing the best of both worlds with unique audio tours on the new Hillsborough FL Nature Tours app.
FMoPA Partners with TPA for 2023 International Photography Competition
The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts is calling for entries for the 2023 International Photography Competition. This competition is a showcase of the best in photography from around the world. It’s open to all photographers, regardless of experience or location.
Brown Pelican Entanglements a Worrying Issue in Tampa Bay
Brown Pelicans are still successfully nesting in Tampa Bay, but the population is not increasing. The theory on why this is the case focuses on the interaction between the birds and fishing line.
History Comes to Life at Henry B. Plant Museum
When you visit the Henry B. Plant Museum in Tampa, you are certainly taking a step back in time. The museum itself is inside the south wing of what was once the Tampa Bay Hotel. And if you visit the museum on a Sunday afternoon, you will feel even more immersed. Upstairs/Downstairs at the Henry B. Plant Museum are performances that bring turn-of–the-century Tampa Bay Hotel staff members and guests to life and let visitors experience what life was really like in the grand hotel.
People Have Love/Hate Relationship with Tampa Peacocks
Peacocks are not native to this state. However, you can find them throughout Central and South Florida, much to the delight and sometimes disgust of their neighbors. Fanning out their splendid green, purple and gold feathers, they’ve made plenty of allies, those who enjoy their prances through places like Brandon’s Hillside Terrace, Wellswood, King Richards’ mobile home park in Gibsonton, and many other neighborhoods. However, they are not always welcome as residents.
Two Local Pups to Play in Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl XIX
Two local St. Pete puppies are going to make their national television debut next month. Nancy and Max will take the field as they play for Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl XIX. Nancy and Max were rescued by a local animal rescue group, Compassion Kind of St. Petersburg. Both dogs will play for Team Ruff. Nancy will also serve as a team cheerleader.
WUSF Extends Coverage to Sarasota and Manatee Counties
WUSF Public Media and the Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation have hired Eric Garwood as Executive Editor of the CNC — Community News Collaborative. This independent journalism collaboration will expand coverage of news in Sarasota, Manatee and DeSoto counties. In a time of media deserts and eroding resources in the news industry, this will deliver free, comprehensive and impactful journalism to people living in these counties.
Make Your Own Homemade Valentines at Oxford Exchange
For anyone with a romantic bent and a little creativity, Sunday at the Oxford Exchange is a big day. The restaurant and bookstore has teamed up with the Henry B. Plant Museum for the annual creation of homemade valentines at Oxford Exchange. This event allows people to partake in a dying tradition — the creation of homemade valentines. Tea and light fare will be served during the event.
One Pint at a Time Explores Diversity in Craft Beer
Few words go better together than craft beer and Tampa Bay. But a notable lack of diversity in the industry could one day pose a threat to craft beer’s future. That’s why filmmaker Aaron Hosé set out to explore diversity and changes within the industry. In his film One Pint at a Time,he follows brewers as they overcome obstacles and stereotypes in order to open the breweries of their dreams.