Each week, we feature local artists, cooks, and businesses who make great products locally. Here’s a few that may make great gift ideas for those hard-to-buy-for folks on your list.
Everyone is looking for a way to relieve stress and relax -- and lots of folks are turning to massage therapy for that outlet.
The Popcorn Spot offers up a variety of both sweet and savory flavors. Some of the best-selling sweet flavors include caramel, rainbow, and blue raspberry, while savory flavors include BBQ and buffalo cheddar.
Entrepreneurs and small business owners everywhere are making use of shipping containers in their daily operations.
An artisan bath and beauty product company in North Port is changing the way customers think about keeping clean.
Alysia and David Augustine are serving up delicious cheesecakes that are made in Tampa Bay.
Gianna Pergamo is the owner and artist behind Pergamo Paper Goods in St. Petersburg, an art and gift company based around Gianna’s collage art.
Fermented foods and drinks have become go-to fare for health-conscious people all over the world.
A ceramics artist in Town 'n' Country makes items for everyday use -- like coffee mugs, bowls and plates -- but she's not your everyday potter.
A Tampa woman wanted to make a better snack than the ones she had in her pantry.
It started off with a guy making homemade ice cream in his garage. Now the man behind this sweet treat made in Tampa Bay has opened his very first Lickity Splits Ice Cream shop.
A Polk County company is putting new use to old baseball bats and they're unlike almost anything you've ever seen. Dugout Mugs, in Winter Haven, hollows out the barrels of baseball bats to make drinking mugs.
Inside his Riverview workshop, Jonathan Ovalles taps, stamps, and sews, transforming leather into works of art with a practical purpose.
Awful Waffle is a new dessert specialty waffle shop located in the Noho Junction Food Hall on Cass Street in west Tampa.
The summer of 2020 has been big for Jessica Howard Browne. She recently re-launched her art career, but she never stopped being an artist.
Ratza Chocolate is a bean-to-bar chocolate shop that just opened in downtown Tarpon Springs.
Tim Hileman's drone-repair business has had a busy year. But it's the two COVID-19 products he makes that he's most proud of.
A Lithia-based craftsman is penning his own history with the one-of-a-kind writing instruments he creates.
Tayler Sallee is a senior at the Art Institute of Tampa studying fashion merchandising and marketing. Her work is centered on sustainability.
The St. Petersburg Distillery is a family-owned operation that’s been producing craft spirits in Pinellas County since 2014.