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Mayor Jane Castor to host 2nd annual Armature Works tree lighting ceremony

Armature Works’ 2nd annual Holiday Tree Lighting is set for November 30th from 6pm-8pm in the South Lawn. Over 5,000 people attended last year’s lighting event. Mayor Jane Castor helps start the season off by welcoming everyone and lighting the tree. Holiday Tree Lighting starts with a few family-friendly activities like photos with Santa and […]

How to Spend Labor Day Weekend in New Orleans

Listen, New Orleans is my favorite city in the world. I’ve opined so many times on this blog about how different the culture is in the city. I swear every corner has some kind of historical significance and it’s like I’m in a alternate world. The people are so friendly and welcoming it’s like I’ve […]

My Fall 2019 Trend Obsessions

Fall is swiftly approaching and that means it’s time for us to really start dressing. I don’t really require too much for this fall season; only a few basics. This time of year is for a little bit of layering and most of these things are in my closet already. My fall 2019 trend obsessions […]

Walter Apfelbaum takes the reins at Tampa Hard Rock’s Council Oak Butcher Shop

Walter Apfelbaum’s passion for butchery began when he was a kid in Asbury Park, NJ. He says he was most interested in going to the meat section to see what kinds of interesting cuts were available at the store. Fast forward a bit to 2019 when he’s now the executive butcher at Seminole Hard Rock […]

Opera Tampa, Armature Works, and The Straz Center kick off 2019-2020 season with Opera Live! concert tonight

Armature Works, Opera Tampa, and The Straz Center partner up to present Opera Live! To celebrate Opera Tampa’s 25th anniversary, the 2019-2020 season begins with the free pop-up concert at Armature Works tonight. The hour-long free concert begins at 7pm in The Gathering. Performances from the Opera Tampa Singers introduce audiences to the opera world […]