Festivals & Events

A Creative Loafing Weekend

When I started doing freelance work for Creative Loafing, people started asking me questions, like, "What's Creative Loafing?" Creative Loafing is a free alternative weekly newspaper that covers news, arts &

This month in Tampa Bay: April 2017

April 1-2, 2017: International Cuban Sandwich Festival in Tampa, FL On Sunday, April 2nd, restaurants from around the world will be competing in Tampa's International Cuban Sandwich Festival for the title

Dining & Nightlife

It’s 5 o’clock somewhere: Happy Hour at Cooters on Clearwater Beach

My great Happy Hour quest continued this week with a trip to Cooters on the beach. Cooters Restaurant & Bar has been serving seafood and steaks on Clearwater Beach for

It’s 5 o’clock somewhere: Happy Hour at Oldsmar’s Salt Rock Tavern

Here at Florida Illustrated we're on a mission: a mission to find the best Happy Hours in the Tampa Bay area. It's a big job, but somebody's got to do