Former Olympian brings water sports brand to area

Over at Bill Jackson Shop for Adventure, you'll find a local brand called Stingray. Former Olympian Rich Allen has designed wetsuits for competitive, open-water swimmers, and also has a line of inflatable paddle boards.

Social distancing at Old McMicky’s

Old McMicky’s Farm has been a fixture in Odessa for years and the owner says, now more than ever, he’s glad to be able to offer an open-air venue for families and groups, waterfront weddings, and birthday parties.

Farm Festival kicks off in Largo

DK Landscaping in Largo normally provides what the owner calls ‘the farm experience,’ but for the next few weekends, it’s also home to an old-fashioned fall festival, complete with hay rides, a pumpkin patch, and even laser tag.

Find family-friendly Halloween at ZooTampa

Creatures of the Night returned to ZooTampa, complete with spooky scares and unforgettable eerie frights for ghouls and goblins of all ages. The mostly outdoor event will take place on select nights through Oct. 31.

Cracker County has had a quiet summer due to pandemic

Cracker Country is a rural-Florida living history museum that’s open every day during the Florida State Fair, and throughout the year by reservation, school field trips and special events. Because of the pandemic, it’s been the quietest summer they can remember here.

Lakeland's annual Swan Roundup turns 40

Tuesday was the day the Lakeland Parks and Recreation Department looks forward to all year: The annual Swan Roundup. It’s a sight to behold as johnboats race across the lake trying to keep up with the swans. 

Fall is here at Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is ready for the fall season. Bierfest is back, Sesame Street Kids weekends are happening and Howl-O-Scream is already underway.

Clearwater businesses hope 'The District' will be permanent

In downtown Clearwater, city officials announced a new designated area called 'The District,' which is the part of Cleveland Street that closed during the pandemic to allow for pedestrians to roam and restaurants to expand their outdoor seating area.