Author: Brian Sprague

Some top picks for local rooftop bars

Local magazine Creative Loafing has come out with its Summer Guide Issue, and one portion of it in particular caught our eye: a roundup of the best rooftop bars (and one coffeeshop) in the Tampa Bay area. There’s no doubt that The Canopy on Beach Drive is a downtown St. Pete favorite. But you’ll also […]

Magazine thinks St. Pete is a great place to visit, live

We could say, “Of course it does!” Coastal Living magazine named the ‘Burg as one of its top 20 cities in a recent issue. The article says “this cosmopolitan city just keeps getting better and better.” Miles of white sand beaches, major attractions such as the Dali Museum and a growing food and drink scene were […]

Tropicana Master Plan is an exciting peek into St. Pete’s future

This week, 83 Degree Media featured a story about plans to reimagine and redevelop the Tropicana Field site, home to the Tampa Bay Rays. We must confess that we had not seen the finished plan. So when we called up the drawings and graphics, we were blown away by the vision for the area. Some of the […]

St. Pete’s murals Shine all year long

By now, you’ve no doubt heard that St. Petersburg has gained quite the reputation as an outdoor artists’ showcase. Colorful murals can be seen all over the downtown area and in the Warehouse Arts District. Now the wonderful and whimsical works of art are branching out toward new neighborhoods. Two new murals will be dedicated […]

A New Mexican restaurant for the Grand Central District

Okay, all of you chili pepper fans. Get ready to experience New Mexican street food at NuMex, a new place opening soon in the 2700 block of Central Avenue. Owner Raymond Smith spent time in New Mexico researching the different types of cuisine available there. Working with a culinary school, he has developed about 70 […]