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The Downtowner is a free ride service that aims to meet the first-mile/last-mile transportation needs of those in the downtown Tampa area.

Wanted: Volunteers willing to help in Sun City Center, South HillsboroughRead Article

The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay is looking at how to address the needs of the Sun City Center area as growth continues in Hillsborough County’s South Shore.

Downtown Dwellers: Raising urban kids in TampaRead Article

For Downtown Tampa families with young children, the neighborhood isn’t an urban jungle. It’s an urban jungle gym.

Heights Walls take public art in Tampa to new heightsRead Article

Creative placemaking at work: Heights Walls aims to turn blank buildings into artworks reflecting community, creating civic pride, enhancing sense of place. 
Cory Robinson gives a new look to barren wall space.

1 Million Cups: Meet local doers tackling opportunities in the global marketplaceRead Article

Pitch your business concept and get constructive criticism among friends and neighbors at 1 Million Cups Tampa.

Q&A: Ashly Anderson and Shaun Drinkard, Tampa Downtown PartnershipRead Article

When President and CEO Christine Burdick retires from her post at the Tampa Downtown Partnership, she will leave behind a team of creative thought leaders working to enhance the city's urban scene. Meet two key team members.

Transformational change underway in North Hyde Park, West TampaRead Article

The diversity of apartments, restaurants and shops in North Hyde Park is particularly attractive to young professionals and college students looking for an affordable neighborhood near downtown.

Channel District grows along waterfront in TampaRead Article

Looking across the horizon of downtown Tampa, what do you see? Construction cranes hovering over the Channel District as apartments, hotels and new shops emerge to create a walkable urban community.
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Perhaps best known for hosting Super Bowls and Gasparilla parades, housing MacDill Air Force Base and being home to professional sports teams and high profile athletes – the crown jewel of the Tampa Bay region is oh-so-much more. Tampa is on the verge of achieving many long-planned ambitions. Downtown redevelopment, the expansion of the city's port and airport, a planned and a substantial increase in research activities at the University of South Florida fuel its progress. 
Blind Tiger Mural at their new location in South Tampa.

SOHO Blind Tiger settles into walkable community

Carolyn Wilson, best known as CW, is the owner and designer at CW's Gin Joint in downtown Tampa.

Urban Stimuli: Meet CW a.k.a. Carolyn Wilson

Tampa bicycle commuters Karen Kress, Alana Brasier, and Justin Willits.

Commuter Challenge: Going carless in Tampa

Petit Piquant, a French patisserie in West Tampa that uses farm fresh ingredients.

What's for dinner? Exploring West Tampa dining options

Jonathan Truongo, co-founder of Verapy, a start-up at Tampa Bay Wave's Accelerator Build program.

Tampa Bay WaVE: Diversity highlights latest tech cohort

Aerial views of the Channel Club.

Channel Club, new grocery opening soon in downtown Tampa

Co-lead organizer Gracie Stemmer kicks off TBSW18.

Tampa Bay Startup Week top takeaway: We are ready


Once abandoned airport area logistic space gets major upgrade

Treasure Seekers: Conquistadors, Pirates & Shipwrecks exhibit

Pirates, shipwrecks and maps await visitors to expanded Tampa Bay History Center

Kelly Farrell looks over water line plans for a major expansion at Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park.

Park redo creates key community gathering space for West Tampa

Regions-sponsored ICCC event in Memphis.

Top educators to provide free training to inner city businesses

Angela Crist, director of the Florida Institute of Government at USF

CRED: Tampa program teaches community redevelopment skills

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