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Could parklets be coming to Tampa in 2017?

You could find parklets in Tampa next year. Here's what they are and how they're used. #placemaking

City of Clearwater wants you to reimagine what waterfront could be #design

While Imagine Clearwater’s vision will include commercial uses, green space and activities for children, the community should also expect to see a suggested residential component.

How you can participate in Tampa's award-winning free tree program

The City of Tampa gives residents trees through the Tree-mendous program. The program won an award earlier this month.

More trails for walking, bicycling coming to Pinellas County thanks to state SUN Trail program

The Florida Department of Transportation has awarded funding to 45 projects across the state, including two in Pinellas County that are part of the Coast to Coast Connecter.

How you can vote for best local architectural design in AIA Tampa Bay competition

Here's how you can help decide the People's Choice winner of AIA Tampa Bay's Design Awards competition.

New nature-preserving neighborhood in Parrish sells out

Neal Communities, which has built more than 10,000 homes in southwest Florida with the goal of integrating houses peacefully with the environment, has fully sold its Forest Creek neighborhood near Bradenton.

University area of Tampa will get new park in 2018, kids' basketball league starts in October

Construction on the 7-acre Harvest Hope Park is expected to begin in November. Once complete, it will feature a fish farm, hiking trail and more.

Gobioff Foundation to launch creative placemaking program in September

The Gobioff Foundation is launching a creative placemaking initiative on Sept. 19 and offering up to $30,000 for a project that will improve Tampa through arts and cultural activities.

Outdoor public art adds to Tampa Riverwalk experience

As the sun sets and the evening begins to cool, we can't think of a better place to take an after dark stroll than along the Tampa Riverwalk where you can discover new public art on display.

MOSI working on move to Channelside District

The Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) is developing a task force to plan, design and raise funds for a new science center in the Channelside District near Amalie Arena. The move is part of Jeff Vinik's redevelopment plan for downtown Tampa. 

New bicycle/pedestrian path connects Clearwater to Safety Harbor in Pinellas County

The City of Clearwater announces the opening of a new path for bicyclists and pedestrians along Bayshore Boulevard. The trail connects the Courtney Campbell Causeway to Team Wilson Trail at Del Oro Park. This is one of many trails the city plans to construct in order to provide alternative modes of transportation and recreation. 

Tampa Heights neighborhood tour of homes on Sunday

The emerging Tampa Heights neighborhood is hosting a Tour of Homes event on February 28th. The tour will include seven homes, a walk through the restored Rialto Theatre and a stop at Hidden Springs Brewery, where tour participants can enjoy a discount on craft beer. 

Innovative aquaponics facility in Tampa Bay to grow produce, farm fish

Global Aquaponic Inc. will be opening a facility in the Tampa Bay area within the next year.. The facility will use an innovative technique to grow produce and farm fish that uses 90 percent less water than traditional soil-based farming. 

Golfers tee up at newly renovated courses around Tampa Bay

Three golf courses in the Tampa Bay area reopen, or ready to open after renovations aimed to make golfing experience more enjoyable. Rocky Point golf course in Tampa, Copperhead at Innisbrook in Palm Harbor and Twin Brooks golf course make improvements including new greens and drainage systems. 

HART, St. Pete College team up on sustainability project

HART and SPC students enrolled in the Sustainability Management program team up to find innovative solutions to reducing solid waste produced by HART.
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