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.

We break down where to eat, chow down, and how to make the best use of this beloved airport.
The new tropical-inspired space will serve up cocktails and tropical vibes on one of St. Pete’s rooftops.
We’re taking a jaunt to some Tampa + St. Pete local faves.
The popular St. Pete + Tampa market features dozens of local vendors and food trucks.
We’ve made a concerted effort to orchestrate this roadmap, so you can focus on finding the artists you adore.
DJ Kitty and Raymond are heading out on a voyage with fans in tow.
Take part in local celebrations from spoken word poetry slams to career fairs.
Take in the beauty of three Florida national parks all within driving distance from Tampa Bay.
Take a peek at the museum’s latest exhibit, Reimagining Nature: Dalí’s Floral Fantasies, before it opens this weekend.
We’re updating you on a bike lane extension, downtown Tampa road closure, and a new public transit survey.
The $6.5 billion transformation includes 5,000+ residential units, 1,250 affordable/workforce housing units, and 750 hotel rooms.
The annual deal runs through Tuesday, May 14.
The months-long season kicks off Saturday, June 1 and runs through Saturday, November 30.
Don’t worry, it’s not a real battle.
Celebrate that motherly figure with oysters, a custom bouquet, or some skyline views.
With the holiday around, the corner, we’re rounding up ways to celebrate from dance classes to festivals.
We rounded up four homes with waterfront views across Tampa + St. Pete.
From needlepoint and knitting to ceramics, we’ve got you (paint) covered.
Check out these spots across Tampa and St. Pete with private rooms, open mic nights, and all kinds of eats.
If you don’t have coffee already in hand, consider this your sign to grab some.
We’re checking in on Tampa’s WestShore Plaza redevelopment + Tradewinds Island Resorts expansion projects.
Celebrate race day with mint juleps, seersucker suits, and even a wiener dog derby.
Prepare to laugh at the hands of legendary comics like Kevin Hart + Eric Andre.
Whether you want to pick up new plants for your garden or enjoy nature’s beauty, we’ve got you covered.
Pinellas County has finished restoration efforts in Belleair Beach, Sunset Beach, Upham Beach, Pass-a-Grille, Madeira Beach, Indian Shores, and Indian Rocks Beach.
We’re breaking down updates on the new Tampa General Hospital surgical tower, TradeWinds Island Resorts expansion, and Fair Oaks Park transformation.
The event is a chance to celebrate and learn about architectural feats + design victories in the Tampa Bay area.
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.