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Skipper's Smokehouse Anniversary

Beloved Tampa music venue Skipper’s Smokehouse will celebrate its 34th anniversary this Saturday with a massive 12-hour free concert featuring a dozen local bands from… Read more »

Featured | The Scenestress 

Happy Birthday, Black Diamond!

The Scenestress celebrates our talented g-stringed burlesque troupe…. Read more »

Featured | Liquid Love 

Liquid Love: Original Pisco Sour

Great beer, but there are also great cocktails at Darwin’s…. Read more »

Chef Talk | Featured 

Chef Talk: The Minor Family and Gen Lococo of Angers Garden Deli

Two-handed sandwiches pay for charity…. Read more »

Eat Near | Featured 

Eat Near: A century of local farming tradition at Brown's Grove

From citrus to heirloom tomatoes and diversified vegetables…. Read more »

Cheap Eats | Featured | Restaurant Reviews & News 

Cheap Eats: C&K Smoke House BBQ

Excellent barbecue in Parrish…. Read more »

Featured | Hot Shows | Music | Music News | Section 

Molly Hatchet headed to Siesta Key

Southern rockers famous for “Flirtin’ with Disaster” headed to Siesta Key… Read more »

Black Diamond Burlesque Birthday

The local troupe celebrates four years and a lot of growth with a big show this weekend…. Read more »

Music | Section 

Heatstroke Hot Rod Hoedown

A guide to a seriously hot party… Read more »

Music | Section 

Top 5: Sheryl Crow’s defining career moves

From pop to rock to country, her defining career moves… Read more »

Featured | Music 

Mark it down: Mellencamp's coming in March

He brings his “Voice of the Heartland” tour to Ruth Eckerd Hall for two shows…. Read more »

Featured | Music | Soundboard 

Soundboard live music calendar, Sept. 11-17

Who’s playing where and when this weekend and beyond … including JP Soars and the Red Hots… Read more »

Beer Geek 

All the details on JDub's Esperanza bottle release on Saturday

Want to buy a bottle of Scotch ale aged in Siesta Key Rum barrels? Here’s how to do it…. Read more »

Featured | Restaurant Reviews & News | Section | The Bar Tab 

Bar Tab: Columbia Restaurant (updated with video)

UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Still classy after all these years with a superb mojito, Cafe con Leche Martini and more… Read more »


Ladies Sing the Blues

Twinkle, Betty Fox and Rebecca Bird are among the many talented women scheduled to appear in Cortez… Read more »

Chef Talk 

Chef Talk: Jeff Madden of Beach Bites

Beach Bites on Siesta is a family affair…. Read more »

Cheap Eats | Featured | Restaurant Reviews & News 

Cheap Eats: Cafe Havana

Working day food at this Bradenton lunch spot…. Read more »

Featured | Section 

This Weekend

From striptease to hot rods, plan your Friday-Sunday here…. Read more »

Featured | Movies 

Fall Movie Preview

Big names, sequels and much more coming up this Fall…. Read more »

Comedy | Featured | Hot Shows | Music | Music News 

Top 10 shows at the Van Wezel

Hot tickets for the 2014-15 season… Read more »

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