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92° | Mostly sunny | 15% chance of rain | Sunrise: 7:14 a.m. | Set: 7:37 p.m. | Tides | Old Tampa Bay | High: 4:28 a.m. + 3:06 p.m. | Low: 9:14 a.m. + 10:14 p.m. | Clearwater Beach | High: 11:22 a.m. | Low: 5:09 a.m. + 6:06 p.m.

🐶 Dog-ear this article
A Golden Retriever with a stick in its mouth in front of a sunset background.
We get serious Golden Retriever energy from the Channel District. | Photo by @goldengirllilly
The Tampa Bay area is known for its dog-friendliness, but what about its just plain dogginess?

Today, we’re visualizing local neighborhoods as dog breedshere’s how we think the kibble would crumble.

Ybor City: Havanese

With its rich history and cultural ties to Cuba, Ybor City is much like the Havanese, a dog breed that is actually native to the island country. The breed is also an ideal city dog, making it the perfect match for this neighborhood just northeast of downtown.

Hyde Park: Poodle

Posh and stylish, poodles match Hyde Park’s ritzy-and-exciting-yet-established-and-historic vibe. A breed of water dog, poodles perfectly accompany Hyde Park’s proximity to the bay, too.

Channel District: Golden Retriever

The Channel District definitely has Golden Retriever energy. Constantly buzzing thanks to places like Amalie Arena, Water Street, and Sparkman Wharf, there’s never a lack of excitement in this neighborhood. Just like a golden, the Channel District is eager-to-please.

Seminole Heights: French Bulldog

Known as a popular dog for creatives, the French Bulldog is akin to the artsy Seminole Heights. We’re sure a Frenchie would love to stroll the popular Seminole Heights Market, and the dog’s short-but-adorable stature matches the neighborhood’s iconic, quaint homes perfectly.

Old Northeast: Chinese Crested Dog

Old Northeast is known for its Halloween enthusiasm, so it only makes sense that this neighborhood’s dog breed is little... scary looking. The Chinese Crested Dog’s bark is worse than its bite, though — like Old Northeast, this breed is great for families and incredibly affectionate.

Grand Central District: Dalmatian

Just like the Grand Central District, Dalmatians are distinct and eye-catching thanks to their unique coats. “The city’s original Gayborhood” where Pride flags are hung year-round and people are welcome to be themselves, Grand Central District matches the loyalty and protectiveness of this breed.

Have a neighborhood you’d like us to dog-ify next? Let us know.
Which of the following dog breeds originated in Florida?

A. Blue Lacy
B. McNab Collie
C. Black and Tan Coonhound
D. Blue Bay Shepherd
Wednesday, Sept. 13
  • “Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead” | Wednesday, Sept. 13-Sunday, Oct. 8 | Times vary | Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center, 1010 North Macinnes Pl., Tampa | $25-$40 | This comedic retelling of “Hamlet” through the eyes of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern won a Tony when it premiered.
Thursday, Sept. 14
  • Yoga at the MFA | Thursday, Sept. 14 | 8-9 a.m. | Museum of Fine Arts St. Pete, 255 Beach Dr. NE, St. Petersburg | $10-$25 | Take in the Museum of Fine Arts while stretching, breathing, and meditating — BYO-mat.
Friday, Sept. 15
  • 3rd Friday Street Celebration | Friday, Sept. 15 | 6-10 p.m. | Main Street, Safety Harbor | Free | Shop, eat, and sip from nine blocks of restaurants, bars, shops, and nonprofits — the street is open carry for boozy beverages.
  • Art After Dark | Friday, Sept. 15 | 7-9 p.m. | Fairgrounds St. Pete, 2606 Fairfield Ave. S., St. Petersburg | $22-$27 | Head to the immersive art world for live music and drink specials galore.
Saturday, Sept. 16
  • Kenny Loggins | Saturday, Sept. 16 | 7:30 p.m. | The Sound, 255 Drew St., Clearwater | $59-$150 | Watch this two-time Grammy winner who has earned the nickname of “The Soundtrack King.”
Sunday, Sept. 17
  • The Market at Water Street Tampa | Sunday, Sept. 17 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Water Street Tampa, 1045 E. Cumberland Ave., Tampa | Free | This month’s market dives into Latin American cultures with food, performances, and art in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month.
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News Notes
  • Last week, we shared news that the St. Pete Pier will host the Rise Up Concert Series later this year. Now, there’s an official kickoff date — Saturday, Nov. 4 — and a pretty sweet lineup.
  • Miami-based developer Related Group plans to submit another rezoning application for the Congregation Rodeph Sholom’s preschool property to build a luxe condo tower. City council first voted against Related’s request in May, but the developer said that they’ve made changes to the plans based on neighbors’ feedback. (Tampa Bay Business Journal)
Coming Soon
  • Coming soon to the Grand Central District: Under Grounds Coffee & Juice Bar + Journey into Fitness, two businesses that will share a space on the ground floor of 1701 Central. While there aren’t many details at the moment, new signage at the building advertises the two upcoming spots. (St. Pete Rising)
  • Gulfport recently became home to a new drive-thru coffee shop, Annex Coffee House. The shop is now open at 5133 Gulfport Blvd. S. serving Kahwa coffee, smoothies, breakfast sandwiches, and baked goods. (I Love the Burg)
  • Confused when turning your radio dial to 101.5-FM these days? The station that formerly played Top 40 tunes switched to R&B last week. The change was based on local research and audience feedback, according to Cox Radio Executive VP Rob Babin. (Tampa Bay Times)
  • Yesterday, nationally-renowned medspa OVME opened in South Tampa at 3120 W. Bay to Bay Blvd. The 29th national OVME location features services like botox and fillers, laser photofacials, laser hair removal, chemical peels, and wellness treatments.
  • Are you a mimosa drinker or a turkey trotter on Thanksgiving morning? If you’re the latter, note that early bird pricing for St. Pete’s 2023 Coffee Pot Turkey Trot 5K will end on Friday, Sept. 15. Register online. (I Love the Burg)
Real Estate
  • Former Rays player B.J. Upton recently sold his Hyde Park (ahem, poodle) home for $4.45 million. The 5,274-sqft home features five bedrooms and eight bathrooms + a guest house, library, media room, sauna, soaking tub, and pool. (Creative Loafing Tampa Bay)
  • Dramatic and moody, yet tranquil and grounded. Are we describing ourselves, or Sherwin-Williams’ Color of the Month for September 2023? Discover the color for your next home project.^
  • Refinance rates are skyrocketing. But home equity rates remain relatively low — which means that now is a great time to borrow against your home. Calculate your payment.*
  • Out with the hard, in with the high — seltzer, that is. Rebel Rabbit is leading the way with their alcohol-free, cannabis-infused seltzers that can be shipped anywhere in the US. Add to cart.*
  • Put your holiday gifting headaches in the past with Six & Main’s gifting quiz. Get the perfect gift for your friends and family with just a few clicks. Start quiz.
  • Kathyphantastic items are perfect for spicing up your wardrobe, water bottle, or fridge. From unique magnets to art prints, shop the collection.
  • The internet’s favorite tumbler — the 40-oz. Stanley Quencher — is in stock in cute colors like pool, jade, and orchid.
  • Love flying first class? Snag an Elite membership from Going and get emailed when first + business class flights are 40-90% off (hello, European vacation).
  • It doesn’t get more luxurious than the Drowsy sleep mask, which is silky smooth on skin and completely light-blocking for the deepest sleep.
You’d like to see the Super League Stadium at...
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Christina Unkel speaking at WISE (Women in Sports + Events) Tampa Bay event.


Photo via Super League Tampa Bay

Yesterday, we shared our conversation with Christina Unkel, the president of Super League Tampa Bay.

She talked a bit about the club’s plans to build a stadium in the Tampa Bay area, and we asked you where, exactly, you’d like to see that. Here’s what you said:

⚽ Ybor City | 60%
⚽ North Tampa | 28%
⚽ Downtown St. Pete | 12%
⚽ Elsewhere | 0%

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I tried incredibly hard to find the perfect neighborhood match for a Brussels Griffon, my favorite breed of dog. Besides being absolutely adorable (and supposedly, George Lucas’ inspiration behind Ewoks), they’re known for being smart, sociable, and “a fellow who knows what he wants.”

Think of a neighborhood that matches this description? Send it my way so we can chat about it.
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