SEMINOLE — Major changes are in the works for the Greater Seminole Area Chamber of Commerce’s Seminole Stampede, which takes place Saturday, March 28. This year, the annual race moves to Seminole City Park, 7464 Ridge Road, and participants will utilize the nearby Pinellas Trail during the run. Tara Nichols, the chamber’s executive director, said…

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SEMINOLE — As the city of Seminole turns 50, the Pow Wow Parade & Festival honors this historic milestone at the annual community event, this year held Friday through Sunday, March 13-15, at Holland G. Mangum Recreation Center, 9100 113th St. N. The festival runs 5-11 p.m. on Friday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. on Saturday, and…

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Live music by the Florida Suncoast Barbershop Chorus plus an optional lunch are ready for you. From The City of Largo: Enjoy live music performed by the Florida Suncoast Barbershop Chorus Spring Show on Saturday, April 5 from 1-3pm. The show will feature a spectacular performance by the Florida Suncoast Barbershop Chorus with an optional…

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ST. PETE BEACH — The stage is set. Tampa Bay area musicians have updated their schedules. Food vendors are planning their selections. Produced by Paragon Festivals in conjunction with the Corey Area Business Association, the third annual St. Pete Beach Seafood & Music Festival will be presented Jan. 31 through Feb. 2 on Corey Avenue…

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CLEARWATER — The City Council took another step to allowing megacycle passengers to drink beer and wine along Clearwater Beach. Mayor George N. Cretekos was the lone “nay” vote on the Jan. 16, 4-1 vote to approve a change to the city’s code regulating alcoholic beverages. Clay Irwin, the former owner of Lucky Anchor Irish…

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TREASURE ISLAND — If you need an example of why we love living in Florida, look no further than Treasure Island this weekend. While people up north are bundled up in jackets or bogged down in snow, we can go to the beach and watch competitors from around the country show off their kite-flying skills.…

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SEMINOLE — The Seminole Historical Society, working with the city, kicks off Seminole’s yearlong celebration of its 50th anniversary of incorporation with a special presentation at the Parkview Room in City Park, 7464 Ridge Road, on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 6 p.m. This free event, “Present Remembering the Past,” will feature presentations by Mayor Leslie Waters,…

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra, A Christmas Carol and more will soon be at a venue near you. LARGO, FL — Ever wanted to see Vintage Trouble or Ariana Grande live in action? How about Cher or Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker? These are just a few of the big-name shows headed for venues in the Largo area…

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On Oct. 11, StretchLab hosted the grand opening of its Largo location at 10423 Ulmerton Road. LARGO, FL — On Oct. 11, StretchLab hosted the grand opening of its Largo location at 10423 Ulmerton Road. This marks the first Tampa Bay location for the national franchise with more than 130 studios across the country. The…

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There’s no hard and fast rule as to when trick-or-treating begins or ends in Tampa Bay neighborhoods on Thursday, Oct. 31. However, a good rule of thumb is to allow neighbors to get home from work and settled before knocking on their doors for goodies. Then, try to finish up before 8 p.m. The two-hour window…

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