Bailey Lefever in a park near a pond

Bailey Lefever

City Editor, TBAYtoday

Bailey is based in St. Petersburg, FL, but hails from Ocala: the “horse capitol of the world.” Previously, she reported on education for WUSF Public Media, seniors for The Tampa Bay Times, and local government and communities for The Miami Herald and The Palm Beach Post. Happiest with sand on her sneakers, she loves visiting new parks and neighborhoods.

The ~33-acre mixed-use neighborhood would boast 800+ hotel rooms and 4,750 new residential units, a public boardwalk, and more.
No green thumb necessary, we’ve got you covered for success with plant ideas, classes, and garden clubs aplenty.
The new retail + foodie hub is opening soon in the historic Ybor neighborhood with a restaurant, cafe, boutique, and more.
The foodie event runs through Saturday, April 13 + features events in Hyde Park Village, Water Street Tampa, and at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park.
Whether you’re looking for shrimp trays or seafood boils, we’ve got you covered.
This year’s event includes a paddle invasion, tacofest, lantern parade, and lots of good eats.
This year’s tree giveaway features Southern Live Oaks, Red Maples, Longleaf Pines, Simpson Stoppers, Yaupon Hollys, and Red Mulberrys.
A developer filed a zoning request with the City of Tampa as part of the plans to turn the historic housing development into a mixed-use neighborhood.
You won’t want to miss these jaw-dropping spots.
The projects will help fortify the city for climate change and future storms.
From promos to concerts, we’re getting hyped for a long summer of Tampa Bay baseball.
The $600 million project will turn the 6.2 acres into a new, larger YMCA, hotel, housing, parks, and office and retail space.
As Tampa Bay continues to grow, we’re keeping an eye on upcoming developments and recently opened businesses.
From Earth Day celebrations to Riverfest, we’ve got you covered.
We let artificial intelligence plan a day for us in Tampa and the Burg, here’s how it turned out.
Prepare to dine on lobster, hash, and dessert aplenty at spots all across Tampa + the Burg.
The Cigar City-themed version of the board game features spots like Lettuce Lake Park, Ybor City, and Bayshore Boulevard.
We’re highlighting the 30 best parks that Tampa Bay has to offer — complete with dog beaches, pickleball courts, and scenic views.
From outdoor country crooners to Bad Bunny at Amalie, we’ve got all the options you need to build your summer concert lineup.
We’re teeing up what you need to know to attend the Ladies European Tour tourney.
Get the latest tips on parking, where to eat, and how to make the most of your time at the IndyCar event.
We’re talking pinking up trash out of our waterways and streets + other ways to beautify our area.
Check out our guide to the many meaningful murals you can find around our city.
We want to know: Where is the best coffee in the Tampa Bay area? Vote for your favorite to help determine a champion.
You chose what we did with our extra 24 hours in Tampa Bay, now see how it went.
Choose how LEXtoday City Editor Aayat should spend her bonus day in Lexington.
From climbing challenges to Strawberry Festival fun, it’s sure to be one to remember.
The incoming bar + restaurant will sit atop The CURRENT Hotel, Autograph Collection.
This guide will help you give back to the Tampa Bay area, including outdoor spots, veteran assistance, and mental health aid.
Was your 2024 resolution to find a new hobby or get crafty? You’re in luck.