A jogger at Madeira Beach at sunset. <span class='image-credits'>Amber Sigman</span> Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park opens this Friday. <span class='image-credits'>Amber Sigman</span> Fall colors of Pink Muhly Grass in West Tampa. <span class='image-credits'>Amber Sigman</span>


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Urban investors, construction crews reshape downtown Tampa near waterfront

2019 will be a big year for downtown Tampa's booming Channel District as several new projects, including a full-service grocery store, open for business or near completion. Read up on the latest.

Feature StoryCari Coats is Co-Founder of Accendo Leadership Advisory Group.

Women thought leaders: Bridging the gender gap in Tampa Bay

Women-led groups throughout the Tampa Bay Area offer opportunities to learn more about pay equity issues, the gender gap, networking opportunities and mentoring.

Feature StoryA woman weaves with silk at her small island village near Muang Ngoi in Laos.

83 Degrees photographer among this year’s Dali Dozen

Who are the up-and-coming artists from the Tampa Bay Area featured during the Dali Dozen, an annual holiday showcase at St. Pete’s iconic Salvador Dali Museum? Read more.

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For Good: St. Pete nonprofit builds tiny houses for homeless vets

Celebrate Outreach is tackling the growing problem of homeless vets with a novel solution: Build top quality tiny houses that cost little and are sustainable. Read how they are doing it and how you can contribute.

Feature StoryRocky the Bull dates back to 1974.

10 things that may surprise you about USF

Did you know that you, your friends and anyone else can access many classes and services provided at the University of South Florida? Learn how and where.

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Tampa Bay Area thought leaders: Fast train, last-mile transportation options key to better future

Additional transportation options that would be possible if a penny sales tax referendum passes in Hillsborough County would help ensure success for a potential Tampa to Orlando high-speed train expansion. 

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3D maps designed to help visually impaired students navigate USF

A specialist at the University of South Florida’s Advanced Visualization Center is developing 3D tactile maps to help visually impaired and blind students navigate more easily around campus.

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Find out which local nonprofits win SVP Tampa Bay Fast Pitch Awards

Social Venture Partners gives away $60,000 in prize money to the winners of its annual Fast Pitch competition. Read about the winners.

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West Tampa

West Tampa is an historic Tampa neighborhood undergoing transformational change as new people and businesses move in. Traditionally defined by its working class, primarily Latin culture, the neighborhood is increasingly seen as a place of opportunity for a diversity of ...