This week, Peter Greenberg Worldwide broadcasts from the Epicurean Hotel in Tampa Bay, Florida. Tampa, Florida’s third largest city, is a great mix of historic architecture and modern cultural landmarks. Everywhere you look, there’s Cuban and Spanish culture-infused flavor and accessible waterways. This week, we’ll have an update on allegedly tampered liquor, some American tourist deaths in Mexico, and murder on the high seas—what the murder on the Emerald Princess in Alaska indicates, and what you should know. Costas Christ, Editor-at-Large for National Geographic Traveler, will have a mid-year report on the year of sustainable tourism. Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn stops by to talk about how getting turned down from Navy pilot school brought him to Tampa—and why he’s never left. Curator of History at Tampa Bay History Center Rodney Kite will provide a short course on Florida’s history. Eric Hovland, Curator at The Florida Aquarium talks about his love of sharks; Editor at Tampa Bay Times Ernest Hooper reveals some of his Tampa secrets, including going to The Bunker for amazing coffee and a Cuban tostada. Speaking of food, Andrea Gonzmart, fifth generation Owner of Columbia Restaurant in Ybor city, shares her secret culinary stops. There’s all of this and more as Peter Greenberg Worldwide broadcasts from the Epicurean Hotel in Tampa Bay, Florida.
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