A Walk Around Geno’s Happy Place In St. Pete

Before heading to the Rays game, I stopped off at my happy place. You know how they say “go to a happy place in your head”? I don’t have to imagine. Mine is an actual building. Mazzaros in St. Petersburg is my home away from home. The smells of the spices, wines, cheeses, deli, bakery…Continue reading “A Walk Around Geno’s Happy Place In St. Pete”

How To Make the Columbia Restaurant’s 1905 Salad

Lettuce, tomato, ham, Swiss cheese, olives, salad dressing, Romano cheese, Worcestershire sauce and lemon. Easy right? This is the only salad you’ll ever see me eat as a meal. Here are the official step by step directions on how to make a 1905 Salad. If you can recreate that Ybor magic at home, I haveContinue reading “How To Make the Columbia Restaurant’s 1905 Salad”

Is Your Cell Phone Hurricane Ready?

A year ago today, we were bracing for Hurricane Irma. And nothing has changed. Your cell phone is probably not ready for another hurricane. My neighborhood was the first of the mandatory evacuation zones. Most Floridians went without power for days. Cell phone batteries died and there was no electricity to charge them. It broughtContinue reading “Is Your Cell Phone Hurricane Ready?”

My Newest Trader Joes Addiction: Coffee Milk

Not a fan of waiting in line for a $5 cup of coffee, waiting for your Keurig or coffee maker, or just not a fan of hot beverages on a humid Tampa morning? Me either. For years, I’ve bought those Starbucks Frappuccino bottles you get at Publix. They’re about $6 for a 4 pack. NoContinue reading “My Newest Trader Joes Addiction: Coffee Milk”

Rays Attendance Problem… Solved.

THIS is how you get me to go to a Rays game. Every Rays game. Come on Tropicana Field! Let’s do this!!! Can you imagine if we did this at The Trop? I’ve got the perfect time to do it… the Boston Red Sox come to town in a couple weeks. Rays fans vs. RedContinue reading “Rays Attendance Problem… Solved.”

“Macho Man” Randy Savage vs. An Alligator

It doesn’t get much more Florida than this. Although I don’t know where this actually happened. But I’ve watched it a dozen times and I’m 59.41% sure this was faked. What do you do when a gator is approaching in the water? Get out? Nah. Too easy. Climb to the top rope and unleash yourContinue reading ““Macho Man” Randy Savage vs. An Alligator”

2 Snacks You Will Find In Canada But Nowhere In Tampa

I just got back from a long weekend up north visiting friends. I started in Boston and went up to Montreal. If you ever go, there are 2 items I need you to try. You’ll hate me for introducing them to you because you can’t get them here in Florida, no matter how hard youContinue reading “2 Snacks You Will Find In Canada But Nowhere In Tampa”

Sharks In The Hillsborough River

Sharks in rivers and sinkholes are the two things in Florida I’m never going to accept. No need to go to an aquarium! Check out these sharks in the Hillsborough River along the @CityofTampa Riverwalk under the I-275 bridge. @HillsboroughFL @abcactionnews @ShareALittleSun @VISITFLORIDA @spann @JimCantore @StephanieAbrams pic.twitter.com/jIwLHIlxPQ — Greg Dee (@GregDeeWeather) May 21, 2018