The beautiful St. Petersburg campus of The University of South Florida (USFSP) was taken over by literary types yesterday, as the Tampa Bay Times hosted their annual festival of reading. There were over 50 participating authors at the festival, speaking and signing books at the Poynter Institute for Media Studies and
After three weeks of traveling throughout the northeast, the Midwest, and central Florida, I feel I am finally settling back into my routine. There was a period of well-deserved exhaustion, during which I struggled to do anything. But now I rest easy, collecting my thoughts, organizing my photos, reading Cathy
Stone Crab Season is here! The opening of stone crab season (October 15th through May 15th) is accompanied by multiple outdoor festivals throughout Florida, and with the Florida stone crab there is much to celebrate. Often compared to lobster, and sold at similarly steep prices, stone crab claws are a local delicacy.
As Clearwater Jazz Holiday progressed into its last two days, I heard yet even more different genres of music played. There really is something for everyone here. Day 3: An afternoon of traditional jazz I'm so glad that there is still room for some traditional jazz music at Clearwater Jazz Holiday. Saturday
Last weekend was a great weekend for Oktoberfests in Florida's Tampa Bay area. The Pinellas County German American Society's Oktoberfest was in its final weekend, the 6th Annual Oktoberfest Tampa was in full swing in Curtis Hixon Park, Tarpon Springs was hosting their weekend-long Oktoberfest, and the Dunedin Brewery was
Saturday, September 17th marks the first day of Oktoberfest in Munich, and breweries all around Tampa Bay are celebrating. Hofbrauhaus St. Pete, Lagerhaus, Big Storm, Coppertail, Rapp Brewing, and Pair O' Dice are all hosting their own mini Oktoberfests this weekend. The festivities continue through the month of October with