The 2023 Shopapalooza festival hosts a big weekend celebration for small businesses across the Tampa Bay Area.
When Danielle Ferrari was starting her business, she had a goal in mind.
As more new restaurants line the streets of Tampa, the city is shining a spotlight on the Black-owned eateries on the food scene during Black Restaurant Week.
Mike Jaber knows just about everyone who walks into his store.
St. Pete's Annual Pitch Night is where entrepreneurs can pitch their company to a panel of judges with the winner taking home a $5,000 cash prize to invest in their start-up.
Renee Perry started the Saturday Shoppes in 2021 after she kept hitting dead ends trying to sell her skin care line at local markets.
Next Sunday, June 4, will be Sea Hags Bar and Grill on Blind Pass Road’s last day in business. The waterfront restaurant is closing after close to 15 years in business.
Staying cool in the April heat just got easier in downtown Tampa.
David Sockol has poured blood, sweat and tears into his St. Petersburg restaurant, Fresco’s, for the past two decades.
If you're over 50 years old, you may have had a record collection at one time, but now, those old LP's are back, and they are making new records. The younger generation is discovering music on vinyl.
Tampa Fire Rescue responded to a two-alarm fire at Ernie’s Custom Seat Covers on Hillsborough Avenue just before 10 p.m. Wednesday.
Tampa’s Super Bowl 55 game set the national spotlight on local businesses, and that exposure was transformative for two Tampa restaurants.
Lakeland is getting its first corner store in years with The Bodega Market opening this weekend.
A Sarasota designer's handbags will be featured during Super Bowl LVII events, including one that will help NFL Charities.
Pasco County's 100-year-old lumber company is being honored for reaching a full century in business.
A new coffee shop that provides jobs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities will soon open in South Tampa.
For many children, moving into a campus dorm to start college is a big chapter in adulthood as they leave their parents’ home for the first time. Now, a Bay Area woman has created a business to help ease the transition for children and their parents.
The City of North Port has about 2,000 small businesses and many of them are still on the rebound after Hurricane Ian.
Munch’s Restaurant and Sundries is closing on December 30. The restaurant’s owner Larry Munch said his parents started the restaurant in 1952. He bought the restaurant in the 1990s and is now retiring.
There are more than 100 Black Restaurant Week participants throughout Florida, including M&R Catering and Café in East Tampa.