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  1. Kahwa Coffee now offering single-serve K-cups

    Retail

    Kahwa coffee fans rejoice.

    The local brew is now available in K-cup form.

  2. Free and cheap fun: 5 things to do under $5 May 28-June 3

    Events

    1 Free Tuesday at Glazer Museum: The hands-on museum and the Children's Board of Hillsborough County sponsor a free day at the museum from 2 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday. Buddy from the PBS Kids show Dinosaur Train will be there, so bring your camera. Glazer Children's Museum, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, …

    Dinosaur Train Live: Buddyâ  s Big Adventure: Join Buddy, Tiny, King, Don and more for an interactive trip back in time to an age when dinosaurs roamed the earth. Wait, they rode in trains too? $25-$35. Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. (813) 229-7827. 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday.
  3. Fitlife Foods takes healthy eating to new heights

    Retail

    It may be dwarfed by the truly amazonian Amazon fulfillment center across the street, but Fitlife Foods' expanded culinary center in a brand-new 100,000-square-foot facility in Plant City represents a new phase in CEO David Osterweil's plan to get Tampa Bay eating right. What is now the leading Southeastern independent …

    David Osterweil, a former Carrabba’s executive and marathon runner, is owner and founder of Fitlife Foods.
  4. Busch Gardens, SeaWorld raised ticket prices Thursday

    Florida

    Busch Gardens and SeaWorld ticket prices went up $2 to $97, Busch Gardens announced Wednesday — the second ticket price increase in a year for the theme parks, which hiked prices $3 last May.

    The Cheetah Hunt roller coaster at Busch Gardens.
  5. It all starts with the denim

    Consumer

    Wayne and Tammy Collier have had two love affairs in their lives — one with each other and another with denim. When the couple decided to start a business together, it was selling jeans online.

    The universally flattering dress. According to Wayne Collier, the Pretty Angel dress ($59) is a favorite with customers of all body types because of its 
A-line silhouette and light fabric.

Photos by Natalia Lima
  6. New Walmart opens in East Tampa

    Retail

    TAMPA

    New Walmart opens doors in east Tampa

  7. Free and cheap fun: 5 things to do under $5 May 21-27

    Events

    1 Dollar Splash Day: To mark the opening weekend of St. Petersburg city pools, it's just $1 per person to swim at the seasonal city pools from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Then on Sunday, new, lower swim rates go into effect for the whole summer, $2 for ages 3-12 and $3 for age 13 and older. Many of the pools have …

  8. Controversial beach bar Caddy's sold to owner of MacDinton's

    Retail

    TREASURE ISLAND — Caddy's on the Beach has a new owner, who says the party at the controversial bar will continue.

    Caddy’s on the Beach has long been the target of complaints about crowds of partygoers. The former longtime owner, Tony Amico, has had an ongoing legal dispute with the state over ownership of the beachfront at his restaurant.
  9. For 15 years Stellie Bellies has brought a boutique feel to resale shopping

    Retail

    Independently owned consignment and resale stores, especially those selling children's clothes and gear, seem to continually open in small strip centers throughout Tampa Bay only to close a year or two later. The owners, often a mom or two, believe there's little money needed up front for inventory since merchandise is …

    Estella Myers is the longtime owner of Stellie Bellies Kiddie & Maternity Resale Boutique, with several stores around the Tampa Bay area.
  10. Busch Gardens/Adventure Island deal offers two park visits, two meals for $99

    Florida

    Busch Gardens is offering a $99 two-park, two-meal deal available now through June 14 at the Tampa theme park and its neighboring water park, Adventure Island. Called the Ride, Slide and Dine ticket it allows visitors to choose two visits and two meals to either Busch Gardens or Adventure Island. It has to be purchased …

     files Falcon's Fury at Busch Gardens.