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Gasparilla… Like Mardi Gras, Only Everyone’s A Pirate!

Gasparilla… Like Mardi Gras, Only Everyone’s A Pirate!

mag813 January 18, 2017 0

That’s how I describe it when anyone asks me, “What is Gasparilla anyway?” Legend has it that Jose Gasparillo née Gaspar, “the last of the buccaneers,” plundered over 400 ships over the course of

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One Quarter Of The World Is Using Facebook

One Quarter Of The World Is Using Facebook

mag813 November 5, 2016 0

Facebook’s path to world domination is no joke. According to the social media company’s latest quarterly report (which also shows massive gains in income), there are now 1.79 billion Facebook users logging on every

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Why Jameis And The Bucs Will Surprise Everyone This Season

Why Jameis And The Bucs Will Surprise Everyone This Season

mag813 September 9, 2016 0

It is often said an NFL player will make his biggest jump in his second pro season. You know the deal. They are acclimated to the demands of the next level. They have caught

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Tampa’s Coppertail Brewing Co. Makes Anti-Zika Beer for Wynwood Bars and Restaurants

Tampa’s Coppertail Brewing Co. Makes Anti-Zika Beer for Wynwood Bars and Restaurants

mag813 September 9, 2016 0

First, Zika turned up in Wynwood, infecting more than a dozen people and causing businesses to lose money with abandon after tourists and locals stopped going to South Florida’s most artistic neighborhood. Then Zika

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What Changes Are In Store For Tampa’s Riverfront Park?

What Changes Are In Store For Tampa’s Riverfront Park?

mag813 July 28, 2016 0

Mayor Bob Buckhorn and the City of Tampa, Florida, broke ground this week on the redevelopment of Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park designed by Denver urban design and landscape architecture firm Civitas with W

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TBX Expansion Threatens to Destroy Tampa Heights

TBX Expansion Threatens to Destroy Tampa Heights

mag813 June 21, 2016 0

Most people still think of Tampa as a sprawling, car-centric town, but that is starting to change. In 2014, Smart Growth America [PDF] found that Tampa is shifting toward a more walkable development pattern. The city is

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So Long Vinny…. Vincent Lecavalier announces retirement from NHL

So Long Vinny…. Vincent Lecavalier announces retirement from NHL

mag813 June 21, 2016 0

Former Tampa Bay Lightning captain Vincent Lecavalier is officially hanging up his skates for good. The 36-year-old NHL veteran officially confirmed on Tuesday that he’s retiring from the league this summer, per TVA’s Renaud

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Our Picks For The Top Five Breweries in the Bay Area

Our Picks For The Top Five Breweries in the Bay Area

mag813 June 11, 2016 0

When you think about craft beer destinations in North America, the sprawling network of cities, towns and highways that make up the greater Tampa Bay area likely doesn’t top the list. But over the

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Why Can Florida Adults With Mental Illness Still Buy Guns?

Why Can Florida Adults With Mental Illness Still Buy Guns?

mag813 June 7, 2016 0

After every tragic, gun-related suicide the question inevitably arises: Why, in a country that purportedly mandates background checks and champions mental health, was a suicidal person permitted to purchase a firearm? Now, a new

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Is There A Difference Between All Those Running Apps?

Is There A Difference Between All Those Running Apps?

mag813 June 1, 2016 0

A lot has changed since we picked our favorite running apps a few years ago. Now there are tons of apps that save your stats in the cloud and let you share runs with

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