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Party Artsy specializes in two media: paint and wine. Participants in their casual art events come to local restaurants for pop-up classes or privately scheduled parties, receiving discounted appetizers and a complimentary glass of wine to fuel their creativity. Party Artsy provides all the equipment?including brushes, easels, paints, and Picasso's flashcards from his finger-painting class?as well as an instructor who helps students adorn canvases with one of dozens of available images.

Business
Tampa,
FL
US

Andres Kerllenevich began flying helicopters as a hobby while making a living as a lawyer. As time passed, he earned his license and left to fly tours over Alaska and New York City. He eventually settled in St. Augustine, the historical city where his wife fondly remembered vacationing as a child. Now, seven other FAA-certified pilots join him in leading tours over the coastal castles, historic lighthouses and colleges, and vibrant downtown areas of St. Augustine, Tampa, and the Florida Keys.

At the helm of Robinson R44 helicopters, the pilots soar at heights of up to 1,500 feet past Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, Porpoise Point, and the towering red cross at the Mission of Nombre de Dios. They also guide tours above Tampa Bay, the Tampa Bay Times Forum, and the Florida Aquarium, while granting passengers glimpses of coastline populated by bottlenose dolphins. Pilots have also orchestrated aerial marriage proposals, during which the groom-to-be points out his question written on the beach or on a rooftop sign. The tours grant a bird's-eye view for photography and videography sessions.

825 Severn Avenue
Tampa,
FL
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The artists at Wine and Canvas awaken their students? inner Rembrandts and Van Goghs with classes that pair a featured painting with specialty cocktails and wines. The mobile business's monthly calendar includes themed classes in which instructors expound on the nuances of painting Parisian street lamps, Japanese flowers, or Venetian cityscapes. Local artists provide step-by-step instructions while students mimic each stroke and periodically dip their brushes into glasses filled with crimson cabernet. When the artistic event concludes, students return home with a finished masterpiece large enough to conceal any wall safe or mirror portal.

601 South Harbour Island Blvd.
Tampa,
FL
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eBoat Tampa began with a pregnancy craving: mom-to-be Anndrea Dohring wanted to glide along downtown Tampa?s Hillsborough River aboard a quiet, fume-free boat. A month after their baby was born, her husband, Josh, realized she?and other Tampa citizens?could realize her dream aboard electric boats. Together, he and Anndrea founded eBoats Tampa, an electric boat-rental company whose fleet of almost silent, eco-friendly boats can shelter up to ten people. Renters glide through the city at up to 7 mph on BYOB jaunts or custom guided tours, which often showcase waterfront sights, or search for the ice cubes that keep the river cold.

333 S Franklin St.
Tampa,
FL
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The Motor Trend International Auto Show – Las Vegas in Las Vegas features cars from the entire automotive spectrum—classics and new models from major manufacturers, exotic vehicles, and more. Toodle about in vehicles from General Motors, Toyota and Hyundai; check out a variety of adrenaline-fueled exotics.

333 South Franklin Street
Tampa,
FL
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Arena football brings the bone-crunching hits, aerial assaults, and sprinter speed of non-arena football to a 50-yard, indoor field with padded walls and field goals surrounded by rebound nets for even more fast-paced, high-scoring action. Watch this year's Storm squad, led by the AFL's all-time winningest head coach, Tim Marcum, conquer the close quarters and hopefully add a sixth championship trophy. As the passion for passing rises and the scoring works up a fever of fervor, cool off with a soda or beer and refuel by inhaling a hot dog without using your hands.

401 Channelside Drive
Tampa,
FL
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