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735 Dodecanese Blvd, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689, USA
The sponge diving industry built a thriving Greek community in Tarpon Springs, FL begining in the 1880s. While the demand for natural sponges peaked in the 1930s, you can still visit the busy sponge docks, which are surrounded by authentic Greek...
785 Dodecanese Blvd, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689, USA
These honey-drenched delicacies tempt the customers of Hellas Bakery and make you ask "Where am I?" No, you're not on the sun-drenched coast of Greece, but in Tarpon Springs, on the sun-drenched west coast of Florida. Originally settled in the...
1 Dali Blvd, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
What a treat to return, after 13 long years, to the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, FL and find it in a new, striking building designed with Dali's life in mind. This picture is looking out from the museum onto Tampa Bay.
111 2nd Ave NE #100, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
Nested in a side street in the charming city of St. Petersburg is the Sab Cafe: a great hole-in-the-wall find of delicious authentic Thai & Vietnamese dishes. The Thai curry is amazing, a perfect portion size and all dishes are reasonably priced....
7204 Central Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33707, USA
Set in a beautifully restored building on Central Avenue and named for the street in the 14th arrondissement on which the family grew up, Alésia serves French, Vietnamese, and Chinese cuisine with a discrete modern flair. Here the dishes are more...
475 2nd St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
On Sunday mornings my wife and I celebrate "Nerd Sunday," a day when we put aside our iProducts and step away from the World Wide Web for a few hours in order to just read. She tends to read mysteries and contemporary fiction while I try to work...
425 22nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33704, USA
Two broad snouts snuffle up from the water at the edge of the walking path along Coffee Pot Bayou. A manatee and her baby drift over to the storm drain to drink fresh water coming down from nearby Lake Crescent. The baby cuddles close. A small...
3203 W Bay to Bay Blvd, Tampa, FL 33629, USA
If this breakfast sandwich picture doesn't make you want to visit Pinky's, I'm not sure what else I can tell you. But how about this: even if diners aren't your thing, you should visit Pinky's. They have cheap Cuban breakfast sandwiches and...
1800 Weedon Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33702, USA
There is more to the St Petersburg/Clearwater area than beaches and boating; there are quiet pockets of nature filled with beauty and wild creatures. Weedon Island Preserve is one of those spots. Located on the northwestern shores of Tampa Bay, it...
3928, 170 Beach Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
Beach Drive has become something of a hotbed for diverse dining in St Petersburg. Under the direction of Executive Chef and partner Jermy Duclut, Cassis American Brasseire provides a delightful setting for a nice meal at a reasonable price. At the...
11400 Gandy Blvd N, St. Petersburg, FL 33702, USA
Our favorite spot for fresh, ice cold, plump Apalachicola (Gulf) Oysters is the Crab Shack. The Crab Shack isn't fancy. Located on Gandy Boulevard on the northern fringe of St Pete, it's a come in your shorts, gator-heads-hanging-over-the-bar,...
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