People to KNOW in Tampa Bay

We know that Tampa Bay is special and a big part of what makes this area an amazing place to live is the people. We’re introducing you to kids and adults whose stories you should know. This is not a ‘pay for play’ list like those published by some other sites and magazines. We are simply featuring people who are doing incredible things in our community and deserve the recognition. Let’s dive in and meet your extraordinary Tampa Bay neighbors!

Local Bricks 4 Kidz owner launches new non-profit, Kids Love Bricks

Local Bricks 4 Kidz owner launches new non-profit, Kids Love Bricks

Kids to Know: Omar Germany

Kids to Know: Omar Germany

Moms to Know Jessica Payne: Sweatology Studio, Undressed Tans

Moms to Know Jessica Payne: Sweatology Studio, Undressed Tans

Meet Dr. Decker: Father of 5 and Cardiologist

Meet Dr. Decker: Father of 5 and Cardiologist

Fill Your CUP: The mission behind Tampa’s inclusive coffee shop

Fill Your CUP: The mission behind Tampa’s inclusive coffee shop

St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital Foundation Receives Historic $50 Million Gift from the Pagidipati Family of Tampa

St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital Foundation Receives Historic $50 Million Gift from the Pagidipati Family of Tampa

Entertainment Revue Empowers Young Voices in the Performing Arts for 34 Years

Entertainment Revue Empowers Young Voices in the Performing Arts for 34 Years

Ladies, It’s Time To Fight For Your Friendships

Ladies, It’s Time To Fight For Your Friendships

Moms to Know: Danielle Bayard Jackson, Friendship Coach, Educator & Author

Moms to Know: Danielle Bayard Jackson, Friendship Coach, Educator & Author

Kids to Know: Emaline Khavin

Kids to Know: Emaline Khavin

Kids to Know: The Students of Gorrie Elementary School in Tampa

Kids to Know: The Students of Gorrie Elementary School in Tampa

Moms to Know: Vicki Sokolik, founder of Starting Right, Now

Moms to Know: Vicki Sokolik, founder of Starting Right, Now

Moms to Know: Meet Tori Penso, FIFA Women’s World Cup referee

Moms to Know: Meet Tori Penso, FIFA Women’s World Cup referee

Krewe Life: Meet Truett Gardner of YMKG and His Family

Krewe Life: Meet Truett Gardner of YMKG and His Family

Tampa Bay’s Dream Couple: Brian and Mika Kleinschmidt of HGTV’s “100 Day Dream Home”

Tampa Bay’s Dream Couple: Brian and Mika Kleinschmidt of HGTV’s “100 Day Dream Home”

Moms to Know: Lauren Suttell, LJ Aesthetics

Moms to Know: Lauren Suttell, LJ Aesthetics

Say goodbye to burnout with help from local mama, Jess Massey, founder of Hustle Sanely

Say goodbye to burnout with help from local mama, Jess Massey, founder of Hustle Sanely

Juliette Feld Grossman shares the story behind the NEW Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

Juliette Feld Grossman shares the story behind the NEW Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

Kids to Know: Sadie Dutton

Kids to Know: Sadie Dutton

Licht Style: It all Works Out 

Licht Style: It all Works Out 

Kids to Know: Dev Shah, winner of the 2023 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Kids to Know: Dev Shah, winner of the 2023 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Moms to Know: Mandy Schulis, founder of The Story Shift

Moms to Know: Mandy Schulis, founder of The Story Shift

Moms to Know: Meet Christina Unkel with the Super League Tampa Bay

Moms to Know: Meet Christina Unkel with the Super League Tampa Bay

Full Circle Moments with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleaders and Junior Cheerleaders

Full Circle Moments with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleaders and Junior Cheerleaders

Q&A with Kendra Scott: Style Trends, Advice for Moms, and Her Passion for Giving Back

Q&A with Kendra Scott: Style Trends, Advice for Moms, and Her Passion for Giving Back

Kids to Know: Meet Jake Klopfenstein with Angling For Relief

Kids to Know: Meet Jake Klopfenstein with Angling For Relief

90s Con Recap: Catching Up with Some of Our Favorite Celebs About the Event!

90s Con Recap: Catching Up with Some of Our Favorite Celebs About the Event!

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage: Two local moms share their deep roots in Tampa Bay

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage: Two local moms share their deep roots in Tampa Bay

Moms to Know: Dominique Richardson

Moms to Know: Dominique Richardson

St. Pete Based Mom Group, EverMom, is For Every Mom

St. Pete Based Mom Group, EverMom, is For Every Mom

Kids to Know: Emersyn Southwick

Kids to Know: Emersyn Southwick

A Fashionable Way to Give Back: The Tampa Bay Fashion Experience debuts this month

A Fashionable Way to Give Back: The Tampa Bay Fashion Experience debuts this month

ABC Action News Meteorologist Denis Phillips Talks Hurricane Prep and Rule #7

ABC Action News Meteorologist Denis Phillips Talks Hurricane Prep and Rule #7

Moms to Know: Eileen Esposito, The Sunflower Patch

Moms to Know: Eileen Esposito, The Sunflower Patch

Kids to Know: Mason Hawk

Kids to Know: Mason Hawk

Moms to Know: Dr. Cynthia Stringfield, ZooTampa

Moms to Know: Dr. Cynthia Stringfield, ZooTampa

Kids to Know: Alyson Hobbs @aly_8_hockey

Kids to Know: Alyson Hobbs @aly_8_hockey

A Tampa Mom’s Meditation Focused Podcast Downloaded 100 Million Times

A Tampa Mom’s Meditation Focused Podcast Downloaded 100 Million Times

Meet the LaFace Family of RIPA & Associates, presenting sponsors of Big John the Triceratops

Meet the LaFace Family of RIPA & Associates, presenting sponsors of Big John the Triceratops

Moms to Know: Quin Brewington, Sister Lady Girl, Second Act Summit

Moms to Know: Quin Brewington, Sister Lady Girl, Second Act Summit

Ten Million Reasons to Love Kat Stickler

Ten Million Reasons to Love Kat Stickler

Kids to Know: Madden Sheridan, Miracle By The Bay

Kids to Know: Madden Sheridan, Miracle By The Bay

Meet the People Bringing ‘Big John’ the Triceratops to Tampa

Meet the People Bringing ‘Big John’ the Triceratops to Tampa

Meet the Mother-Daughter Duo Who Sparked Seventh Avenue Apothecary

Meet the Mother-Daughter Duo Who Sparked Seventh Avenue Apothecary

Procure in Tampa’s Hyde Park Village: On a mission to support woman-owned businesses

Procure in Tampa’s Hyde Park Village: On a mission to support woman-owned businesses

Balancing it All as a Working Mom & Children’s Health Care Leader: Getting to Know Alicia Schulhof

Balancing it All as a Working Mom & Children’s Health Care Leader: Getting to Know Alicia Schulhof

Moms to Know: Sorboni Banerjee

Moms to Know: Sorboni Banerjee

Kids to Know: Ansley Kins

Kids to Know: Ansley Kins

Kids to Know: Emma Campbell, 2022 Hillsborough Co. Anti-Bullying Recognition Award Winner

Kids to Know: Emma Campbell, 2022 Hillsborough Co. Anti-Bullying Recognition Award Winner

Local Artist, Bianca Burrows, shares her heart on blank canvases

Local Artist, Bianca Burrows, shares her heart on blank canvases

Fairy Tales, Family and Tampa Flair: Getting to know Tampa restaurant icon, Richard Gonzmart

Fairy Tales, Family and Tampa Flair: Getting to know Tampa restaurant icon, Richard Gonzmart

Kids to Know: Meet kid-DJ, Rylee Miller

Kids to Know: Meet kid-DJ, Rylee Miller

Moms to Know: Alyssa Rhoads, Eventing Tampa Bay, CEO Council

Moms to Know: Alyssa Rhoads, Eventing Tampa Bay, CEO Council

Celebrity Chef Richard Hales’ Hometown Restaurant is a Family Affair

Celebrity Chef Richard Hales’ Hometown Restaurant is a Family Affair

NEW in Tampa Bay: Meet and JOIN the Tampa Pickleball Crew

NEW in Tampa Bay: Meet and JOIN the Tampa Pickleball Crew

Zubrick Magic in St. Pete is a Must-See Magic Show in Tampa Bay!

Zubrick Magic in St. Pete is a Must-See Magic Show in Tampa Bay!

Flamenco & Freedom: A Renowned Cuban Dancer now Lives the American Dream in Tampa

Flamenco & Freedom: A Renowned Cuban Dancer now Lives the American Dream in Tampa

Kids to Know: Jordan Parramore, Jordan’s Juice Bar & Delights

Kids to Know: Jordan Parramore, Jordan’s Juice Bar & Delights

Moms to Know: Kiva Williams

Moms to Know: Kiva Williams

Meet the family behind Tampa vegan restaurant, Florish

Meet the family behind Tampa vegan restaurant, Florish

Kids to Know: Lexline Johnson

Kids to Know: Lexline Johnson

Moms to Know: Dr. Amy Patenaude, ED.D., NCSP, A Child’s Path

Moms to Know: Dr. Amy Patenaude, ED.D., NCSP, A Child’s Path

Moms to Know: Karrie Mueller, Webhead Interactive, Parties With Character, Cheap Cookie Cutters, Dairy Joy

Moms to Know: Karrie Mueller, Webhead Interactive, Parties With Character, Cheap Cookie Cutters, Dairy Joy

Kids to Know: Noah Cheong

Kids to Know: Noah Cheong

Moms to Know: A nonprofit leader’s mission inspires meaningful holiday family traditions

Moms to Know: A nonprofit leader’s mission inspires meaningful holiday family traditions

Kids to Know: Victoria Reyes

Kids to Know: Victoria Reyes

Moms to Know: Amy Dascola

Moms to Know: Amy Dascola

The Ultimate Soccer Mom: Soccer veteran Kiley Williams is grateful for a second chance after motherhood

The Ultimate Soccer Mom: Soccer veteran Kiley Williams is grateful for a second chance after motherhood

Logan Ryan: Gratitude for Family & Football

Logan Ryan: Gratitude for Family & Football

Moms to Know: Chief Barbara Tripp, Tampa Fire Rescue

Moms to Know: Chief Barbara Tripp, Tampa Fire Rescue

Kids to Know: Elaine Feaster, ScoutingForBooks.com

Kids to Know: Elaine Feaster, ScoutingForBooks.com

Growing a Garden of Impact with Former Bucs Super Bowl MVP Dexter Jackson

Growing a Garden of Impact with Former Bucs Super Bowl MVP Dexter Jackson

Kids to Know: Kennedy McCormick

Kids to Know: Kennedy McCormick

Farron’s Unexpected Blessing: Daytime Co-host Farron Hipp welcomes her first child through adoption

Farron’s Unexpected Blessing: Daytime Co-host Farron Hipp welcomes her first child through adoption

Moms to Know: Marium Shariq

Moms to Know: Marium Shariq

Living Authentically You: The Zubrick Magic Story

Living Authentically You: The Zubrick Magic Story

Cheering for Team Chloe: Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Cheering for Team Chloe: Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

“Moms Don’t Have Time To Have Kids” by Zibby Owens

“Moms Don’t Have Time To Have Kids” by Zibby Owens

A Recipe for Success: We’re talking family, business and relationships with the Proper House Group

A Recipe for Success: We’re talking family, business and relationships with the Proper House Group

Moms to Know: Jaime Brown, Tampa Homestyles

Moms to Know: Jaime Brown, Tampa Homestyles

Electric Enzo! Meet the Tampa Bay Teen Lighting up NBC’s American Ninja Warrior

Electric Enzo! Meet the Tampa Bay Teen Lighting up NBC’s American Ninja Warrior

Kids to Know: Shloke Patel

Kids to Know: Shloke Patel

#GetLive with Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ #45: Devin White

#GetLive with Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ #45: Devin White