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Jake and Cassie Greatens

Jake and Cassie Greatens

The 1920’s Hyde Park bungalow that Jake and Cassie Greatens share with their four children is in sharp contrast to the stark white, edgy art space that is CASS. These are two completely different environments but together they reveal the many facets of the couple’s lives and personalities. Their home is warm and charming, filledContinue Reading

Ferrell Alvarez

Ferrell Alvarez

Ferrell Alvarez is the Chef and Co-owner of Rooster & the Till, one of Tampa Bay’s hottest chef-driven restaurants.  Inside, he has created a very personal space. Like him, it’s at once unpretentious and sophisticated, centered around great local food, good wine, sharing and community. Photographed at Rooster & the Till in the Seminole Heights neighborhood ofContinue Reading

Andrew Watson

Andrew Watson

Furniture Designer, Andrew Watson is passionate about building furniture and community.  Inside a warehouse in Seminole Heights he brings people together in an inspired world where hand-crafted furniture, art, design and people collide.  Photographed at BUILT in the Seminole Heights neighborhood of Tampa. Tell us about BUILT.  How did you get started?  BUILT is aContinue Reading

Francisco Arias

Francisco Arias

Francisco Arias left the corporate world in 2010 to pursue his dream of owning an artisanal bakery.   That dream became Le Mouton Noir Bakehouse.  Find out what makes it “different from the herd”.  Photographed at Le Mouton Noir in Tampa’s Channel District.  Update: Le Mouton Noir closed its doors in October 2014. Tell usContinue Reading

Ryan Iacovacci

Ryan Iacovacci

Ryan Iacovacci passionately believes in the power of food to bring communities together and empower people.  Working with Local Roots he travels across Central Florida bringing food from Farm-to-Restaurant and connecting the dots in our local food movement. Photographed in his home in the Sulphur Springs neighborhood of Tampa. Tell us where you were born,Continue Reading

Heather Kendall

Heather Kendall

Heather Kendall grew up on the north end of Clearwater Beach.  Her love of the beach and shells began in her childhood with days spent boating, swimming and beachcombing.  Thirteen years ago she started her company, Elegant Shells.  Today, she designs and creates custom seashell designs including mirrors, chandeliers, home décor as well as site-specificContinue Reading

Community Stepping Stones

Community Stepping Stones

Sigrid Tidmore and Robert Rorebeck along with founder Ed Ross and Kathleen McCabe are the leadership team behind Community Stepping Stones, a non-profit learning center that uses art to inspire, educate and prepare at-risk youth to become successful adults.   Through art they are helping kids to use their natural talents to lead healthy and prosperousContinue Reading

Stanton Storer

Stanton Storer

An avid art collector and self-described vagabond, Stanton Storer shares his insights on getting involved in and supporting the local arts scene. Carpe diem…  Photographed at his art-filled home in the Beach Park neighborhood of Tampa. From Indiana to Spain to Puerto Rico to California – you’ve lived a lot of places.  Why Tampa?  Sunshine,Continue Reading

Dominique Labauvie and Erika Greenberg-Schneider

Dominique Labauvie and Erika Greenberg-Schneider

Dominique Labauvie is a sculptor and Erika Greenberg-Schneider is a Master Printer.  Bleu Acier, houses their studio and gallery, exhibiting works by emerging and established American and European artists.  Sitting in the kitchen they built themselves,  they talk about the difference between being an artist in France versus America, where to find good French foodContinue Reading

Scott Schershel and Chip Vogel

Scott Schershel and Chip Vogel

Designers Chip Vogel and Scott Schershel are the owners of Interior Spaces.  Specializing in kitchen and bath design, their work has evolved to offer the full package of interior design, exterior renovations and garden design.  They also write “Expert Advice”, a weekly column in the Tampa Bay Times about residential design ideas.  Photographed at theirContinue Reading