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, and talk to get a delicious margarita, such as BartacoGreen 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 DayTampa's Last Saturday Bar Crawl with Party Bus, Cirque du Soleil's VOLTA and the podcast's favorite event Grown Up Night!

Also, if you're in South Tampa, thought #GasparillaSZN was over, and want to test your New Year's Resolutions, enter or watch the Gasparilla Distance Classic! There is always something amazing to do in your area.

Collin Sherwin then welcomes Melanie Griffin to the 813area podcast to talk about her non-profit Spread Your Sunshine, as well as the transit issues surrounding the Tampa Bay Area. Tasked with helping women overcome gender-related challenges in the workplace, Spread your Sunshine offers effective mentorship for female professionals to help boost confidence and career advancement through real-life experience.

They talk about the advancement of the agency and the potential expansion to assist young women at an early age and across the state. Melanie also talks about her work as Policy Committee Chair with the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority (TBARTA), focusing on transit issues in the Tampa Bay Area and along the I-4 Corridor. 

If any of these events piqued your interest or you enjoyed listening to Collin and Brock expand on them, be sure to rate the podcast five stars and subscribe on iTunesSoundCloud or your favorite podcast provider. Have anything you want to add, a guest you want us to interview or topics you want to hear on the podcast? Feel free to let us know in the comments!