Riverwalk at sunset in downtown Tampa.  <span class='image-credits'>Amber Sigman</span> Steve Turner of Giving Tree Music leads a drum circle. <span class='image-credits'>Julie Branaman</span> Steve Turner of Giving Tree Music leads a drum circle. <span class='image-credits'>Julie Branaman</span> "Not Your Average Speakers" discussed STEM or STEAM at MOSI.  <span class='image-credits'>Julie Branaman</span>


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Former Ybor City brewery mixes past with future in Tampa

The former Florida Brewing Company building in Ybor City opened as the tallest building in Florida in 1896; today, it's still the tallest building in Ybor but it serves a new purpose.

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Community partners to launch new Urban League in Tampa, Hillsborough

The call for a new Urban League stems from concerns that some people and neighborhoods are being left behind in the midst of a booming local economy.

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USF leads nation in producing Fulbright Scholars

Meet one of the USF faculty members honored as a Fulbright Award winner; he's an engineer about to go off to Ireland to learn more about smart cities.

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New solar-powered homes going up in Cortez Village near Bradenton

PEARL Homes plans to build first "net-zero" energy homes in Florida near Bradenton -- that is homes that generate as much, or possibly even more, energy than they consume. 

Feature StoryAttendees at the first Sunny Side Up forum wait in the lobby of Lynn Pippenger Hall at the USFSP College of Business.

St. Pete joins U.S. Ignite smart city ecosystem

St. Petersburg is one of 27 cities around the country partnering with U.S. Ignite to share ideas about emerging and disruptive technologies that will shape smart, connected communities of the future.

Feature StoryThe Inn at Port Tampa in the early 1900's.

Port Tampa’s current dredging project has deep connection to our past

Dredging to clear a deeper waterway for ships to access Tampa started in the 1800s and continues today. Read more about the history of local shipping.

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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 ...