As the third largest newspaper in the Tampa Bay area, Creative Loafing offers readers a valuable alternative to the two mainstream daily publications as well as a website (CLTampa.com) that provides up-to-the-minute news, events, video, blogs and more.
Our award-winning news stories are rooted in a commitment to the community and an independent perspective that puts the greater interests of that community first. In addition to a comprehensive listing of local happenings covering everything from gallery openings and concerts to sporting events and movie times, the Loaf offers the Tampa Bay area the most respected and authoritative reporters and critics on the subjects of news & politics, food & drink, arts & entertainment, music, movies & TV, sex & love, sports, games & tech and more.
Creative Loafing Tampa has won multiple journalism awards on the national, state and local levels, including the AAN Awards, presented by the Association of Alternative Newsmedia to honor superior journalism among alternative publications across the United States and Canada; Sunshine State Awards, presented by the Society of Professional Journalists to recognize quality journalism from across Florida; and Griot Drum Awards, which honors quality coverage of minorities in the Tampa Bay area.
Plus, we're funny.
1911 N. 13th Street
We are located on the 2nd floor above Spaghetti Warehouse.