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The Karol Hotel to open in Clearwater this fall

Tampa-based hospitality company Mainsail Lodging & Development announces the fall opening for The Karol Hotel, the first Tribute Portfolio hotel in Pinellas County. Located right in the center of Feather Sound between Clearwater, Tampa, and St. Petersburg, the boutique hotel features 123 guest rooms and suites, the signature lobby bar & restaurant K Club Bar […]

How I Take Care of My Hair After Braids

When you’re in a hair rut, it’s challenging to figure out what style to try next. I kept asking myself which style I wanted to try next and couldn’t decide between either braids or a weave. I decided to get braids but THEN I had to figure out what KIND of braids I wanted: an […]

4 Rivers Smokehouse locations in Florida open Sunday to benefit Hurricane Dorian victims

All 4 Rivers Smokehouse locations in Florida (excluding the Downtown Orlando location) and The COOP are opening their doors Sunday, September 8th to benefit relief efforts in the Bahamas post-Hurricane Dorian. Contributions are donated to non-profit World Central Kitchen, an organization providing meals to victims of natural disasters. Each 4 Rivers Smokehouse opens from 11am-3pm. […]

Armature Works launches relief drive for Hurricane Dorian victims

Hurricane Dorian swept through the Bahamas and devastated the entire population. Imagine having huge waves crashing against the windows and the subsequent flooding that occurs. We’ve seen all the photos, videos, and social media posts all over the internet. A few Tampa restaurants decided to create an effort to help out victims in need. Armature […]

Table Dot takes all the stress out of planning dinner parties

Planning for any kind of party sucks and takes up so much time. I remember planning my party when I graduated from undergrad and it felt like it was taking forever to find the right place. I called several restaurants every day comparing prices and figuring out other logistics. Now, thanks to the digital age, […]