Save some cash at the county fair

Ladies and gentlemen, it's fair season. That means good rides, good entertainment and good food — or bad food, if you're a fitness expert. If they can deep-fry it, you can probably buy it at a fair. The Florida State Fair in Tampa is underway and the Florida Strawberry Festival in Plant City kicks off at the end of the month. But if you don't catch the one in the middle, you're really … [Read more...]

Sea lions arrive at Lowry Park Zoo Saturday

Sea Lion Splash is making a splash at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo beginning Saturday and running through May 31. The attraction features a colony of coastal sea lions, educational shows and an outdoor activity area. It also showcases a rotating group of three to five "aquatic ambassadors" representing both California and Patagonia sea lions. While the sea lions charm the audience, guests will … [Read more...]