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Tampa Bay’s Craft Beer Scene Is Getting International Attention

Tampa Bay’s Craft Beer Scene Is Getting International Attention

mag813 April 29, 2017 0

If the holy trinity of hops, yeast and water are your thing, you need to head to Florida’s Tampa Bay. Sure, it’s the sunshine state’s most diverse destination, complete with Cuban culture, thrilling roller

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Cigar City’s Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout Takes Home ‘Top Beer’ Award From RateBeer.com

Cigar City’s Hunahpu’s Imperial Stout Takes Home ‘Top Beer’ Award From RateBeer.com

mag813 February 1, 2017 0

We’ve reached a point where you can go almost anywhere in the States and grab yourself a good beer. As breweries continue to open at an unprecedented rate, finding a quality pint is easier

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Brewery Watch 2017: Angry Chair Brewing

Brewery Watch 2017: Angry Chair Brewing

mag813 January 5, 2017 0

Earlier this year, we attended the Copenhagen Beer Celebration—which, as the name suggests, was held in Boston. The festival, which was put on by Mikkeller, was a venerable who’s who of breweries. Of all

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How The Two-Headed Gator Became The Mascot of Seminole Heights

How The Two-Headed Gator Became The Mascot of Seminole Heights

mag813 December 14, 2016 0

When the suburb was first developed in 1911, its founder used a two-headed alligator, both mouths open, as the neighborhood’s emblem in advertising materials. The bizarre image came from old Florida folklore. In a story collected by historians R.

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Step Back Into the Glory Days of Florida’s Nascent Tourism Industry at the Henry B. Plant Museum

Step Back Into the Glory Days of Florida’s Nascent Tourism Industry at the Henry B. Plant Museum

mag813 October 12, 2016 0

Henry Bradley Plant spent the 1880s building up a network of railroad and steamship lines that both terminated in Tampa, then a sleepy and sparsely populated fishing village prone to yellow fever epidemics. To

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Take A Trip To The International Independent Showmen’s Museum in Riverview

Take A Trip To The International Independent Showmen’s Museum in Riverview

mag813 September 2, 2016 0

The history of the traveling carnival is not always easy to compile due to the nomadic nature of countless freelance performers, but the International Independent Showmen’s Museum does a fine job of collecting all

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Where To Eat Lunch Today? Hungry Harry’s Family Bar-B-Que in Seffner Makes Our List

Where To Eat Lunch Today? Hungry Harry’s Family Bar-B-Que in Seffner Makes Our List

mag813 August 29, 2016 0

If you’ve lived here for long enough, chances are you’ve tried nearly every good restaurant (and nearly every item on the menu). If you’re getting bored with your local establishments, why not take a little

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Explore Florida’s Ten Best Bike Trails

Explore Florida’s Ten Best Bike Trails

mag813 July 31, 2016 0

With plenty of sunshine, natural beauty, and unique landscapes, Florida has a variety of trails perfect for a leisurely bike ride. Discover some of the most diverse and scenic trails found in the Sunshine

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What Exactly Is Up with Those Airstream Trailers Stuck In The Ground Off I-4?

What Exactly Is Up with Those Airstream Trailers Stuck In The Ground Off I-4?

mag813 July 25, 2016 0

The roadside art installation known as the Airstream Ranch has caused double-takes along I-4 between Tampa and Orlando since 2008 despite local lawmakers lobbying to have the shiny trailer parade put out to pasture.

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Where The Wild Things Are… Gibsonton, Florida

Where The Wild Things Are… Gibsonton, Florida

mag813 July 16, 2016 0

An unincorporated census-designated place in Florida’s Hillsborough County, that is only home to about 8,000 people, Gibsonton is known as a sideshow wintering town, or a place where many circus performers and sideshow operated

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