Tampa “Brews & Bites” Brings Food Trucks and Live Music to Sail Pavilion

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Who:              Sail Pavilion, located on Tampa’s busy RiverWalk, adjacent to the Tampa Convention Center What:             On the second Friday of every month, the Sail Pavilion hosts a Brews & Bites Food Truck Rally. A rolling celebration of food and fun, Brews &...
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Travel & Leisure Votes Tampa Airport as one of World’s Best

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Tampa Airport For the second year in a row, Tampa International Airport (TPA) has secured the No. 2 spot in Travel & Leisure magazine’s list of the World’s Best Domestic Airports. Five top airports were rated by the magazine’s readers. Qualities like location, access,...
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Entrepreneurship in Tampa energized with Startup Weekend

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HCC to Host Tampa Startup Weekend – July 25-27 Hillsborough Community College is pleased to announce the Dale Mabry campus will host the Tampa Startup Weekend on July 25-27.  Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event that provides the networking, resources, and incentives for...

Appeals to Save Ybor City Last Cigar Factory

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   Proposed FDA Regulation Threatens to Close Last Operating Ybor City Cigar Factory in Tampa  On Monday, June 30, J.C. Newman Cigar Company will cover two sides of its iconic clock tower with appeals to save its historic factory.  The giant banners urge people to “Save This...
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New WTF restaurant coming to Brandon – Tampa Bay

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An interesting name that may have mothers cringing and teenagers laughing.   The Florida-based fried chicken chain PDQ will soon unleash a new “burger, salad, and pizza” concept called Wow! That’s Fresh (the  name is conveniently abbreviated to...
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IIFA Weekend & Awards Generates an Estimated $26.4 Million Impact in Hillsborough County

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The International Indian Film Academy’s (IIFA) 15th Annual Weekend and Awards generated an estimated $26.4 million in total visitor spending, giving an immediate financial boost to Hillsborough County and making a positive, long-term impact on the destination’s brand. The...

Tampa Bay Innovation Center to Open St. Petersburg Incubator

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TEC Garage Will Open in St. Petersburg College Downtown Center to Serve Science and Other Startups  Tampa Bay Innovation Center, an innovation and entrepreneurship center for technology businesses, will open TEC Garage (www.tecgarage.org), its new incubator, with a tentative...
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HART Ridership Growth Continues in April

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April marked another month of more than 1 million in bus ridership. The most recent ridership report shows 1,269,526 riders used HART buses to get around Hillsborough County in April. “Also contributing to strong public transit use is high quality, reliable service and the use of...
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Bucs Unveil $7M Concessions Renovations Plan

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Aramark, the team’s food and beverage and retail services partner, announced on Monday plans for a comprehensive overhaul of the 14 main concourse concessions locations and the construction of four additional beverage stands at Raymond James Stadium....

Trader Joe’s Celebrates Grand Opening of Tampa Store

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Ceremonial Lei-Cutting with Trader Joe’s Captain Aimee Pawelek & the Crew to be Held at 8:00A.M.   MONROVIA, Calif.-Trader Joe’s, a unique, neighborhood grocery store with foods and beverages from the exotic to the basic, will celebrate the opening o...