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Episode 8: St. Patrick's Day And GIFF Chat with Ferdian Jap

Welcome to the 813area Podcast Episode 8 featuring your hosts, Collin Sherwin and Brock Bjorn, recording live from The Sail Pavilion overlooking the river on a beautiful night in downtown Tampa. We bring our updated stories from the past weekend's Gasparilla Music Festival and the continuation of #GasparillaSZN with the Suncoast Credit Union Gasparilla International Film Festival and everything there will be offered for St. Patrick's Day. Some of the St. Patrick's Day Events are at...


7: Synapse and Innovation Chat With Marc Blumenthal

Welcome to the seventh episode of the 813area podcast. Bringing you your pod guide to the city of Tampa, it's events, and the movers and shakers that make this area hum. Collin Sherwin brings you an in-depth interview with Marc Blumenthal, Investment Committee Member of Florida Funders and Founding Partner of Synapse Florida right in the middle of it all in the Florida Funders office in Downtown Tampa. Collin and Marc talk about Florida Funders and how he personally ended up at the local...


6: March Opening Weekend & Vinik MBA Program Chat With Bill Sutton

Welcome to the sixth edition of the 813area podcast with your co-hosts Collin Sherwin and Brock Bjorn! The guys bring you all there is to do in an action pack weekend that says sayonara to February and ahoy to March and the Spring Break Season. The guys start off by introducing Tampa Bay Beer Week which kicks off with the Florida Brewers Guild Craft Beer Festival and has an entire week long of events filled with beer and fun, the opening of the Florida Strawberry Festival where we find out...


Episode 5: Margarita Day, Spread Your Sunshine & Transit Chat With Melanie Griffin

Recording live from Fuzzy's Taco Shop in Temple Terrace, co-hosts Collin Sherwin and Brock Bjorn are saying ahoy to National Margarita Day for Episode 5 of the 813area podcast! We happened upon North Tampa, but talk about other great places in South Tampa to get a delicious margarita, such as Bartaco, Green Lemon and the brand new Rocco's Tacos & Tequila Bar. The guys then talk about the various events happening this weekend like the 71st Annual Fiesta Day, Tampa's Last Saturday Bar Crawl...


4: Tampa Bay Start-Up Week Featuring Gracie Stemmer & Allison Barkley

Back at it again from the Tampa Bay WaVE studios in downtown Tampa, Collin Sherwin and Brock Bjorn discuss the plethora of events that are happening this weekend. #GasparillaSZN continues with the Sant’ Yago Knight Parade 2018 and we go over what to expect and the do's and don't do's of the traditional night spectacle. Make sure to get there early and have a good time in beautiful Ybor City! We talk about the opening of the Bay Area Renaissance Festival and the seven exciting weeks of 16th...


3: Post-Gasparilla Chat

Ahoy from the Tampa Bay WaVE ship studios in downtown Tampa for another edition of the 813area Podcast! Welcome to the transition week after a crazy fun weekend where we discuss our adventures with pirates, NHL All Stars and how well the Tampa Bay Sports Commission and Ye Mystic Krewe organized the biggest weekend of this young year in Tampa and how #GasparillaSZN is still in full affect. Co-hosts Collin Sherwin and Brock Bjorn discuss the local events in your area for this weekend...


2: Gasparilla & NHL All*Star Week Featuring Tony Mulkey

The 813area Podcast resumes with Gasparilla Week recorded live from the Tampa Bay WaVE studios! Co-hosts Collin Sherwin and Brock Bjorn discuss the looming pirate invasion and the chance Mayor Bob Buckhorn defends the key to the city; spoiler alert, not great Bob! In addition to what makes this the most wonderful time of the year, the guys bring your local pod guide to what to do, when to do it and how to get there for Gasparilla and NHL All Star Weekend. From the best places to park, bike...


1: New Year, New Podcast Featuring Rob Higgins

Welcome everyone to the first ever 813area Podcast recorded live from The Wave Studios in beautiful downtown Tampa! Your favorite website for all things Tampa Bay is now officially a podcast. Collin Sherwin and Brock Bjorn host and will be your local pod guide to all things in your area. From the best restaurants and nightlife to kid-friendly events, to getting around town and the who's-who of what's happening in Tampa Bay. So hit that subscribe button and stay connected to the website for...