The Urbanite Theatre in Sarasota features a cozy black-box setting designed for customizable production space and intimate performances. Theater capacity is limited to 50-70 seats, depending on the configuration for each show.
Colossal Curl opens as the first new water slide at Adventure Island since 2006, continuing a tradition of sustainable building at SeaWorld Parks, including Busch Gardens in Tampa.
The new “Building a Healthier Sulphur Springs” project launches on March 19 at the Abundant Life Worship Center, 8117 N. 13th St. Services aim to make homes in the Sulphur Springs neighborhood safer, healthier and more energy efficient.
Luxury cigar retailer Davidoff of Geneva will join forces with Orlando-based Corona Cigar Company to open a 5,000-square-foot flagship store in the MetWest International Retail Village in Tampa's Westshore Business District by late 2015.
Enjoy a bite of all-natural, vegetarian-friendly local restaurant Tampa Pizza Company in the former Pizza Fusion location at 777 N Ashley Dr in downtown Tampa, Fl.
SPCA Tampa Bay will open a full-service vet hospital and spay/neuter clinic in St. Pete by mid-2016 to help alleviate the amount of animals who end up in shelters because of a lack of access to care.
A new 'quiet zone' will prevent trains from sounding horns in downtown Tampa as a result of the Florida Department of Transportation awarding the City of Tampa a $1.35 millon grant to create the 'quiet zone' along CSX railroad tracks throughout downtown Tampa.
The 2015 Architectural Photography Contest will take place in Tampa Bay, sponsored by the American Institute of Architects Tampa Bay and the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts.
DDA Development is ready to break ground on the 13-story luxury residential tower, The Salvador. The luxury condominiums are bucking a trend toward more apartments but Smith & Associates director of development, David Moyer, says about 30 percent of condos have pre-sold.
McAlister's Deli is adding 30 restaurants around the country. About 10 to 12 of those will be in Tampa and Hillsborough County, where McAlister's representatives see "robust growth" and opportunities in business districts and new residents moving into apartments.
Harbor Dish Community Cafe is a restaurant concept where people pay what they can afford for meals or opt to volunteer in return for meals. The cafe is part of a broad-range of goals aimed at helping the working poor, seniors, military veterans and at-risk youth.
The final push is on to complete renovations at the historical Faith Temple Missionary Baptist Church which will be the future home of the Tampa Heights Youth Development and Community Center. Waypoint Homes is donating labor and materials for the project. An opening date is expected in March.
The exploding growth of new residential towers, hotels and restaurants in downtown Tampa will require improvements to the city's utility services, including water delivery and water pressure. Tampa will spend about $30 million on three infrastructure projects over the next year and a half.
Pinellas County bus riders have a new customer service center with the opening of the Pinellas Park Transit Center behind the Shoppes of Pinellas Park on 70th Avenue. Riders can buy tickets, figure out schedules or ask questions of PSTA employees.