Christopher Curry

Chris Curry has been a writer for the 83 Degrees Media team since 2017. Chris also served as the development editor for a time before assuming the role of managing editor in May 2022.

Chris lives in Clearwater. His professional career includes more than 15 years as a newspaper reporter, primarily in Ocala and Gainesville, before moving back home to the Tampa Bay Area. He enjoys the local music scene, the warm winters and Tampa Bay's abundance of outdoor festivals and events. When he's not working or spending time with family, he can frequently be found hoofing the trails at one of Pinellas County's nature parks.

Feature Story A rendering of Gas Worx, the mixed-use district that will link Ybor City with downtown Tampa's Channel District.  The first phase is slated for completion in summer 2024

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For Good The co-founders of the Tampa International Fringe Festival have launched the Whinge! Festival to let performers experiment with new ideas.

Freewheeling Whinge! Festival ready to launch in Ybor


Feature Story Crowds stream up and down the sidewalk along East Seventh Avenue in Ybor City.

Indie Flea, Blind Tiger, FMoPA are "bullish on Ybor"