Great Things Tampa Bay

Great Things Tampa Bay

The Great Eats, Great Places, and Great People in the Greater Tampa Bay Area... Show More

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September 25, 2019 11 min
Replay Pinball Museum in Tarpon Springs and now in St Petersburg is a great place to go and spend the day. Learn about a recent Great Things Tampa Bay event where we traveled to Tarpon Springs, had a delicious lunch at Olive the World (previously mentioned in episode 9!) and then take a quick walk around the corner to the Replay Pinball Museum! Olive the World: https://www.olivetheworldbistro.com/ Replay Museum https://www.repl...
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July 19, 2019 5 min
Want to know how to obtain a free composting bin if you're a city of St Pete Resident? The City of Saint Petersburg is offering composting bins to residents free of charge. All you have to do is complete a simple form, and they will schedule you to receive your compost bin.... FREE! https://www.stpete.org/sanitation/composting.php Did you also know the City of St Petersburg also has free dropoff sites for recyclables and yar...
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Does Great Things Tampa Bay write paid puff pieces? Common wisdom is that if you don't have haters, you're not trying hard enough. I've now gotten a few pieces of hate mail, and thought I'd address one them directly. Plenty of publications and media outlets do them... but does Great Things Tampa Bay take payment for favorable reviews of restaurants, events, or to conduct interviews and highlight local businesses a...
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Listen as The Florida Orchestra performs the 1812 Overture at Symphony Under the Starts 2019 at Raymond James Stadium. Featuring actual cannon fire! It's not going to be the same hearing this performed in the Straz! And while the Florida Orchestra performed numerous tunes with a pirate theme (Including the Theme from Pirates of the Carribean and Hook!) the start of the show and most anticipated was certainly the 1812 Overtur...
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The Bay Coast Guardians are a group patrolling and helping the streets of St Pete.
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For being so close to the sea, great seafood can be tough to find in Tampa Bay. Luckily Blake’s Crab Cakes is to the rescue! We try out the eponymous crab cakes, and sample some of the different types of blue crab claws and shrimp that are prepared with loving care at Blake’s Crab Cakes. Get the inside scoop on what makes these cakes so delicious!
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Keel and Curley Winery is a wonderful way to spend the day. And it's an added bonus if it's BLUEBERRY SEASON (April-May)! Today I share my experieces at this great local spot in Plant City, just east of Tampa. Stop by, sample some beers and wine, watch the ducks on the pond, and eat a delicious hamburger! Keel and Curley Strawberry Festival Episode Strawberry Farming Episode Download the Great Things Tampa Bay Mobile App
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Do you have an interest in podcasts or podcasting, or maybe just meeting a great local group of people helping each other out There we share ideas, knowledge, wins, and maybe more importantly, what isn't working. It's a great group of people. Chris also puts on Podfest with John Dennis. Podfest is an annual podcaster convention, currently in Orlando. Keynote this year was by John Lee Dumas who many of your know from Entrepreneur...
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Let's take a minute and relax on the lighter side of life.   I sit down with Jimmy Murray, funny guy, AI developers, and voice acting talent.  Notably he's the voice of the runaway hit podcast "Kid Friendly Joke of the Day", your daily dose of child appropriate humor.  We sit down an have a chat at The Attic, located in beautiful downtown Tampa, Florida. What about?  Well, for that you'll have to listen to the episode! And don...
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In episode 43, I interview Elizabeth and Erin of Tampa Bay Live at Engine 9 in St Petersburg Florida. Tampa Bay Live is a great local blog and social media company with the same aim as Great Things Tampa Bay:  To share some awesome spots to eat all about the Tampa Bay area! Engine 9 is an outstanding gourmet burger restaurant in beautiful downtown St Petersburg, located at 56 Dr M.L.K. Jr St N.
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What's it feel like to get fan mail?  A whole lot better than getting hate mail! In Episode 42 I have lunch with my wife as well as fans of the show Michael and Nicole at Thai Legacy, a Thai restaurant that's so good you'll be dreaming about the Mango Sticky Rice for weeks! Thai Laegacy  120 N Parsons Ave, Brandon, FL 33510 https://www.thailegacyrestaurant.com/ Download the Great Things Tampa Bay Mobile App: https://GreatThing...
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Jackie Williams and her husband Todd Wilson are the brains behind Furnish Me Vintage, and amazing multistory boutique in St Petersburg called Furnish Me Vintage specializing in all things hip and cool! You'll find vinyl records, Danish furniture, mid-century design, probably a cool car, some retro stereo equipment, and some awesome artwork. Take a trip back to the 50s, 60s, and 70s at Furnish Me Vintage! Furnish Me Vintage Websi...
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In today's episode, you will hear about the history of the University of Tampa, the Tampa Hotel and it's builder Henry Plant.  Lindsay Huban, the Museum Relations Manager at the Henry B Plant Museum located at the University of Tampa, takes us on a historical journey through this wonderful and iconic Tampa property! Henry Plant Museum (University of Tampa) https://www.plantmuseum.com/
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I interview local influencer and instagram phenomenon Joe Malinowski, responsible for Tampa Bay Is Awesome!  Joe joins me for dinner at Brick and Mortar, and we talk about all things food, the current state of things in Tampa Bay, and what there is to look forward to! Music by Stone Marmot
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Hear is straight from the dog's mouth!  In this episode of Great Things Tampa Bay, I interview Fred Metzler, the owner of Dog Bar who I spoke about in depth and featured in Episode 21. Also featuring music by Whitney Drive
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Gateway to Indian has converted me into an Indian food lover!  Listen in about one of the best restaurants in Tampa Bay, let alone best Indian Restaurant. The tikka masala is literally worth the drive from all points! Download the Great Things Tampa Bay App! http://GreatThingsTB.com/app Music by Christian Gonzalez
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August 23, 2018 52 min
Come along on a journey: Tampa-North Georgia-Nashville-Biloxi-New Orleans. On this journey, over the course of three days, we built buisinesses and a working product on a bus... with spotty internet access and more than one smell. At the final destination, New Orleans, we compete against other Startup Buses from around the country (and even one from Mexico) to decide who has the best startup! Robert Blacklidge was featured prev...
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I interview Michael Women, aka The Gator Crusader.  Learn all about the most popular apex reptile in Florida, the Alligator.  I also get in the pen with them for a few minutes.  Very unsettling! You'll also learn about the Suncoast Primate Sanctuary, an animal sanctuary in Palm Harbor that takes care of abandoned and neglected monkeys, apes, and orangatans (and more than a couple alligators).  Located right next to the Pinellas Tra...
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This is a replay of Episode 15.  It's a sporting life!  In this episode, learn about all the opportunities Tampa Bay Club Sport has for adults of all ages to get active.  From soccer to kickball, and golf to cornhole (sport?), Club Sport is the best way across the bay to keep your youthful spirit alive! Tampa Bay Club Sport www.TampaBayClubSport.Com Great Things Tampa Bay Podcast Website Get Social With Us!  We want to hear what yo...
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Sports are a big part of the Tampa Bay area, from kids to adults!  Today I interview Ian Elston with Tampa Bay Club Sports. No matter what sport or "sport" (looking at you,  cornhole!) you love to play, TBCS probably runs a league for it close to you no matter what part of the bay you're on. We also chat about the Rec Dec, a local spot TBCS is working on opening on Gandy. Music today by AEGEA! This episode brought to you by Happies...
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