Guests view paintings by Paul Barrera in his yard at the Artist Enclave of Historic Kenwood's "Artists at Work Tour". <span class='image-credits'>Amber Sigman</span> View of the Hillsborough River from West Tampa. <span class='image-credits'>Amber Sigman</span> Outside Heights Public Market in Tampa Heights.  <span class='image-credits'>Amber Sigman</span> A mural in downtown Tampa honoring the heritage of the city. <span class='image-credits'>Amber Sigman</span>

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Public art in roundabouts helps calm traffic, create sense of place

Placing public art in the center of roundabouts improves safety and traffic flow while helping to create a sense of place in Florida cities. See how it works in Tampa, Clearwater, Dunedin, and Sarasota.

Feature StorySteven Kenny checks out portrait photos by Lisa Presnail.

Artist Enclave in Historic Kenwood gains momentum in St. Pete

St. Petersburg calls itself the city of the arts and Historic Kenwood is where many of the artists live. The neighborhood has been an officially designated artist enclave since 2014.

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Commuter story: Attitude, perspective shape drive across Tampa Bay

Instead of complaining about traffic, what if we instead basked in Florida's natural beauty in the time we spend suspended over water between Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Clearwater? #commuterchallenge19

Feature StoryAuthor Robert Macomber

Book excerpt: Honoring the Enemy by Robert N. Macomber

Author Robert N. Macomber visits the Oxford Exchange and Cafe con Tampa to launch Honoring the Enemy, the 14th novel in a series, which starts with an opening scene at Plant Hall. Read an excerpt.

Feature StoryShopping at Duckweed Urban Market

10 Years of Change: Urban scene evolves in Downtown Tampa, St. Pete

The rebirths of downtowns in Tampa and St. Pete track well with what the coolest American cities are experiencing over the last decade as the urban lifestyle becomes increasingly attractive to talented people from across the globe. 

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For Good: Kindness Matters reaches out to homeless in Tampa

Why does a small group of women led by Surgeon Sylvia Campbell spend Saturday mornings feeding the homeless in downtown Tampa? It's all about gratitude and hope, powerful tools for good.

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West Tampa is an historic Tampa neighborhood undergoing transformational change as new people and businesses move in. Traditionally defined by its working class, primarily Latin culture, the neighborhood is increasingly seen as a place of opportunity for a diversity of ...