You can find the CL Street Team out and about at concerts, art, food and sporting events throughout Tampa Bay doing what we do best—making a scene and giving away free s#!t. If you're lucky, we'll might even take your picture! We love interacting with locals and and hope to see you around town!
Lauren: If you live in St. Pete, you might see Lauren cruising around downtown on her bicycle. She's currently going to school for Psychology and plans to study to become a Mental Health Counselor specializing in Alternative Medicine and get certified as a yoga teacher to coincide with her studies to help her counseling patients. Passionate about performing, Lauren loves to have fun and live life to the fullest! Her favorite CL spots and events are Downtown St. Pete, Tropical Heatwave featuring WMNF 88.5 and other music/art festivals!Sam:
Sam is an Ybor socialite who always knows how to have fun and make the best out of any situation. Currently, he's attending the University of South Florida for Electrical Engineering with a focus on digital signal processing and digital communications. A Street Team veteran, Sam's quite knowledgeable when it comes to the paper and is always happy to answer any questions—and/or give awkward hugs, of course!Shay:
Shay is a proud Batman aficionado, a cat video fanatic, an award-winning coffee drinker, your everyday bacon advocate, an "art stuff creator" and
an accredited film geek. A military brat who grew up in Tampa (but lived in Japan for three years), she graduated from Full Sail University with a film degree. In her spare time, she loves to paint and draw things under Happy Brain Design and work comic conventions around Florida. Her favorite event in Tampa Bay is Next Big Thing!Renee:
Renee is a real sweetheart with a strong social conscience, cheerful personality and an interest in music, animals, history, Eastern religions and pretty much anything eclectic. Raised in Tampa, she loves the beauty of the Tampa Bay area and enjoys being outdoors, walking nature trails or lounging at the beach. Renee hopes to finish her degree in International Studies and dreams of living and working in multiple countries, experiencing new cultures and seeing the world. In her spare time, Renee enjoys spending time with her daughter and friends, painting, photography, attending concerts, festivals and flea markets.Alexis:
Alexis is a Florida native and USF grad with a passion for all things local. Currently, she spends her days working as Marketing Coordinator for a St. Pete law firm, nannying two South Tampa rugrats, freelancing for a variety of Tampa Bay publications and exploring all that the area has to offer! An animal-loving, self-proclaimed equal rights activist, Alexis has been a vegetarian for more than 11 years and loves helping others. Her favorite CL spots and events are local markets and festivals, Ybor, South Tampa and Next Big Thing!