Though entertainment fads come and go, movie theaters remain, tempting audiences with fantastical stories new and old. The film buffs behind the Tampa Pitcher Show understand this craving for narrative connection, filling their movie hall and bar space’s calendar with first-run films, alternative events, and live music that helped them take home the prize for Best Kept Secret in Creative Loafing's
Best of the Bay 2011 Reader’s Poll. Within the theater, projectors hum to life with current hits and cult classics every night; weekends welcome special happenings that include independent film and live stage shows, shadow-casts, art bazaars, and comedy shows. The Take 2 Lounge dispenses a sprawling menu of bar fare, including burgers, pizzas, and beers such as Magic Hat #9, Southern Tier, and Florida Avenue Ale flowing from 13 tap lines.
Come to AMC Veterans 24 in Tampa for the full movie-watching experience! All of the newest feature films, no matter if they are big blockbusters, documentaries, or small independent dramas, they will be found here. So, whatever your personal taste in movies is, there is guaranteed to be something to catch your fancy! Enjoy the fantastic sound system, cushy stadium-style seating, and all the ridiculous snacks you could possibly think of at AMC Veterans 24. With its multiple locations and long history, AMC offers a familiar and consistent experience for everyone. So, next time you head out to catch the latest flick, go to AMC 24.
Snack on tasty pub fare at Crowbar, a local favorite.
Complete your meal with the perfect glass of wine or beer from this restaurant's drink list.
Don't miss out on the great happy hour deals at Crowbar.
On warmer days, you can take advantage of Crowbar's al fresco patio seating.
Patrons are often seen swaying in their seats thanks to performances from Crowbar's live musical groups or DJs.
Crowbar also features live music and dancing.
Take note that the restaurant can get a bit loud, so vocal cords and eardrums should be in tip-top shape.
Patrons will find sufficient parking either on the street or in the neighboring garage.
Cyclists are in luck. Crowbar provides bike parking.
Crowbar may cost you a little bit more than some spots, but this deliciousness is fairly-priced (and well worth the few extra bucks).
Save the cash for another day and pay by major credit card at Crowbar.
The pub food at Crowbar is great to munch on while catching up with your friends, so head on over today and enjoy great conversation and a great bite to eat.
For good eats and good times in Tampa, dine at CineBistro.
A night out deserves a drink to celebrate, and this restaurant has the perfect selection of beer and wine to go with your meal.
CineBistro will be able to accommodate your large party.
Weekend diners may find themselves waiting for a table, as Friday and Saturday nights tend to draw a crowd.
Head to CineBistro in comfort, where attire is business casual.
Don't leave the car at home when you come in. We'll give you one of the great spaces in our parking lot. And for free.
CineBistro offers parking for all diners, including those who travel by bike.
Checks are bigger than average at the restaurant, so prepare your wallet.
The India International Film Festival (IFF) of Tampa Bay selects a small sampling of more than 1,000 films produced in India each year to demonstrate that the most prolific film industry in the world is more than just masala musicals. Like the culture from which they spring, the films speak in a lush polyglossia of English, Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Nepali, Kashmiri—but the common language of humanity unites them all, whether the subject is Down syndrome, terrorism, patriotism, or simply losing yourself to spiritual bliss. Opening-night ceremonies and filmmaker Q&As round out the schedule of events, offering a more immersive movie experience than watching the Screen Actors Guild Awards in 3-D.
The Tampa Bay Youth Sports Expo promotes a healthy lifestyle and supports youth sporting organizations with a huge exposition full of workshops, sports activities, and visits from professional athletes, giving young athletes the opportunity to sharpen their skills. Kids hone techniques in a variety of sports including basketball, volleyball, football, and baseball through interactive skill zones. Participants can also meet and play with professional coaches and pro athletes during autograph signings and specialty skill clinics. Music, food, and on-site vendors will also be available at this one-day event.