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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. 
Diane Cortes with her step-son Kevin Estrada who left Puerto Rico for Tampa due to Hurricane Maria.

New year, fresh start: Puerto Ricans moving to Tampa Bay Area

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Art Snax: Julie Heffernan at UT, other art events on local menu

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Tampa Bay Startup Week: Bigger, better than ever

The Metropolitan Ministries Employment Lab helps people obtain email accounts and write resumes.

Ministry employment lab works to end joblessness

Courtesy of PERC

Job fairs recruit road crews, students, stadium and beach help

Call for site-specific public art for Water Street Tampa

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Synthetic body manufacturer grows in Tampa

Lauren, Hudson, and Bryan Durkin pick up a popsicle at Duckweed Urban Market in downtown Tampa.

Downtown Dwellers: Raising urban kids in Tampa

DOD courts local innovators for MD5 accelerator

Tech Bytes: Tampa Bay WaVE joins Global Accelerator Network

The 1926 Union Trust Bank building is being renovated as part of the Icon Central project.

Luxury high-rise under construction in downtown St. Pete

Pong in the Park is happening at Lykes Gaslight Square Park thanks to Urban Conga. - Julie Branaman

Art Snax: The Urban Conga lecture, and other art events on local menu

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