Amy Scherzer

Amy Scherzer

Amy joined the Times in January 2002 to help launch the weekly City Times edition serving South Tampa and nearby neighborhoods. Her column, Amy Scherzer's Diary, takes readers along as she makes her rounds on the social circuit. Camera in hand, Amy captures the galagoers, wine tasters, Gasparilla kings, debutantes and bay area philanthropists. Amy earned her bachelor's degree in mass communications and political science at the University of Pittsburgh, and has been a Tampa resident since 1978. She and her husband, Robert, live on Davis Islands, proud parents of two grown children. Any free time is spent people watching, entertaining, boating and reading.

YEAR IN REVIEW: J-Lo, A-Rod and Monica Lewinsky highlighted Tampa’s 2018 social scene

Former Major Leaguer and Tampa native Gary Sheffield and his wife DeLeon Sheffield pose with former Yankees star Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez at the Boys & Girls Club of Tampa Bay’s Great Futures Breakfast. AMY SCHERZER | Special to the Times
Amy Scherzer’s Diary reflects on the starry names, fancy foods and new venues that accentuated the city’s top events.

Amy Scherzer’s Diary: Weekly Wrap-Up of the Tampa Social Scene

Rachel Massey, left, Dave Gunning, Rob Barthelemy and Matt “Icon” Coxe have a blast at the 13 Ugly Men Ugly Sweater Party on Dec. 14 at American Social. AMY SCHERZER | Special to the Times
Ugly sweaters, silver platters and bow ties highlight latest events.

Amy Scherzer’s Diary: Weekly Wrap-Up of the Tampa Social Scene

Ms. Florida Shana Mitchell gets an assist with her shoes from WTVT-Ch. 13 meteorologist Dave Osterberg at Georgette's Celebrity Holiday Fashion Show benefit for St. Joseph?s Women?s Hospital at the Hilton Downtown Tampa on Dec. 7. AMY SCHERZER | Special to the Times
TV anchors, glitzy gowns and former Bucs highlight the latest collection of events

A-Rod, J.Lo lend celebrity to Boys & Girls Clubs’ Tampa fundraiser

Former New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez spoke to more than 750 business leaders at the Boys & Girls Club's Great Futures Breakfast on Tuesday (Dec. 4) at the Amalie Arena. AMY SCHERZER | Special to the Times
Alex Rodriguez, accompanied by his equally famous girlfriend, speaks to 750 leaders at Amalie Arena.

Old Hyde Park Home Tour set for Sunday

This classic Arts and Crafts-style residence on the Old Hyde Park Home Tour will be open from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday. The wide and welcoming porch is designed for multiple conversation areas. Photo by William LaMartin
Collection features one of the prettiest streets in Hyde Park.