Features

Feature Story "Flamingo Lady of Miami Beach," part of the “Daydreaming: Niki Butcher’s Hand-Painted Photography” exhibit at Clearwater Main Library.

July Arts Roundup: Niki Butcher, iBOMS, Dawoud Bey and Carrie Mae Weems and more

July art happenings around Tampa Bay include local emerging artists, icons of American photography, a new outlet for aspiring artists and more.

Feature Story The Resilient Ready Tampa Bay symposium brought together local government officials from across the region to discuss strategies and projects to defend against and adapt to sea-level rise.

Resilient Ready Tampa Bay uses Oldsmar, Tampa, St. Pete Beach to build a strategy for sea-level rise

The Resilient Ready Tampa Bay report uses sites in Tampa, Pass-a-Grille and Oldsmar as case studies to prepare the region for climate change and sea-level rise.

Feature Story The mural on the headquarters of Clearwater's WestCMR reads "We all leave a footprint and it matters," a philosophy that guides company founder Randy Ware.

In Clearwater, West Coast Medical Resources marks 25 years of business and philanthropy

Randy Ware has turned a unique business idea to sell surplus surgical supplies into a successful Clearwater company and built a reputation for charitable giving.

Partner Content USF Tampa General Physicians Senior Vice President of Operations Matthew Cantonis.

USF Tampa General Physicians' Matthew Cantonis strives for “world-class” academic medical center

USF Tampa General Physicians hires its first senior vice president for operations,  a sign the partnership between USF Health and Tampa General Hospital is gaining steam.

Feature Story .

Shaping the local theater scene: Matthew McGee at freeFall Theatre.

St. Petersburg's freeFall Theatre has collaborated with other theater companies on multiple productions to adapt to limited resources.

View All Stories
Readers can support 83 Degrees through individual donations to the Solutions Journalism fund set up by the Community Foundation Tampa Bay. This fund was developed to support storytelling that provides information and builds awareness designed to grow support for local nonprofits and their missions. The storytelling will focus on how local philanthropy contributes to community building, accessibility, and equity issues, particularly related to the arts, affordable housing, education, public health, and the environment. Click here to donate now. Please also consider a gift from your donor-advised fund. 
Read the latest stories related to COVID-19.

Places

East Tampa

Much has changed for the better in East Tampa since the 1980s when riots rocked the majority minority community and criminals ran rampant, but many challenges remain even as bold solution makers work to create jobs, new housing, education opportunities, access to ...

West Tampa

West Tampa is an historic Tampa neighborhood undergoing transformational change driven by investments and entrepreneurs. Traditionally defined by its working class, primarily Latin culture, the neighborhood is increasingly seen as a place of opportunity for talent, ...