Passengers go through security gates to board the tram to their gate at Tampa International Airport on Thursday, March 9, 2023, in Tampa.
Airport staff say March 18 and March 19 appear to have been the busiest weekend in TPA’s history.
The non-profit University Area Community Development Corporation strives to give a neglected community a voice.
Friday afternoons off. Monthly bonuses. But in a precarious economic climate, some positions are proving tricky to fill.
The majority of companies who made the our rankings in 2022 and 2023 grew their workforce.


  1. Matt Weidner in downtown St. Petersburg.
  2. Passengers go through security gates to board the tram to their gate at Tampa International Airport on Thursday, March 9, 2023, in Tampa.
  3. People calling for the banning of TikTok, the hugely popular video-sharing app, attend a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, March 23, 2023.
  4. Blue Sky Communities and elected officials celebrate the groundbreaking of SkyWay Lofts, which was slated to have 65 apartments for low-income families, on Sept. 16, 2020.
  5. Tampa Bay Times Top Workplaces 2023.
  6. Sherri Tillman, an account manager, works at her desk at ReEmployAbility on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023, in Brandon.
  7. Despite dealing with rapidly shifting economic conditions, these five real estate firms across the Tampa Bay area say their agents are prepared to weather the storm
  8. The angry monster mascot at The Hoth, a SEO marketing company, Monday, March 13, 2023 in St. Petersburg.
  9. Regardless of size, employers will likely curtail some freedoms workers gained during the pandemic.
  10. This is the 14th year the Tampa Bay Times has partnered with Energage, an employee survey company based in Exton, Pa., to celebrate exceptional workplaces.
  11. She Bien, a legal assistant, enjoys a lunch break at Lykes Gaslight Park on Monday, August 1, 2022, in downtown Tampa. Bien said employees at her office returned to working five days at the office in March.
  12. Left to right: Willy Nunn, the CEO of Tampa's Homes by WestBay and Casa Fresca Homes; Thomas Feindt, the CEO of Tampa's Grow Financial Credit Union; and John Connolly, the CEO of St. Petersburg's NAC Group, were among the business leaders singled out for their leadership in the 2023 Tampa Bay Times Top Workplaces survey.
  13. Tampa Bay Times Top Workplaces 2023.
  14. Tampa Bay Times Top Workplaces 2023.
  15. The Florida State Fair is an annual tradition that's been around for more than a century.
  16. Susan Danielik, the Tampa Bay Lightning's director of training and experience, receives assistance from ThunderBug during a learn-to-skate session at Amalie Arena on Feb. 22. Skating classes are one of the many perks available to employees of the Tampa Bay Lightning, one of the Tampa Bay Times' Top Workplaces of 2022.
  17. Geospatial analyst Sandy Cho, 26, works on a map of Turkey from the recent earthquake at Maxar’s Tampa office on Monday, February 20, 2023.
  18. Product Manager Trang Nguyen assembles and tests controllers at her work station inside of FACTS Engineering on Thursday, March 16, 2023 in New Port Richey.
  19. Fans tailgate and mingle ahead of a Bucs game against the Dallas Cowboys near Bucs Beach on Jan. 16 in Tampa.
  20. A site plan for the redeveloped Central Plaza in St. Petersburg. The new owners are a development group that includes Eastman Equity, Kettler and Blake Investment Partners.
  21. “People believe they’ve won the jackpot with the litigation lottery,” said Sen. Travis Hutson, R-Elkton, the sponsor of the Senate version of the bill. “We have a problem in Florida. Help me fix it.”
  22. Almir Becirovic is seen in his 2018 Honda Odyssey at his home in Wesley Chapel.
  23. Taylor Swift, shown performing during the opener of her Eras tour on March 17 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, will be in Tampa for three sold-out shows April 13, 14 and 15. Fans are advised to plan ahead for parking and traffic.
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