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How you can help decrease traffic fatalities in Hillsborough County through Vision Zero?

Have an idea that could improve traffic safety in Hillsborough County? The Metropolitan Planning Organization is inviting you to share your thoughts at a workshop on Oct. 25.

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.

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. 

Local restaurants, shops emerge in Tampa airport's redevelopment

Tampa International Airport is undergoing a $953-million renovation which includes adding 65 new shops and restaurants. Approximately 40-percent of the restaurants are local, includiing Columbia, Cigar City, RumFish Grill, Buddy Brew and the Café by Mise en Place. 

Surge of multi-family residential development seen in South Tampa

At least three new multi-family communities are planning to open in 2016 in South Tampa. Waverly Courtyard Villas, Grant Place and Casa De Leon offer unique amenities to those looking to move to South Tampa neighborhoods. 

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. 

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.

Waterline: New resort coming to Anna Maria Island, Bradenton

The new Waterline Resort on Anna Maria Island will feature waterfront suites, a marina and a restaurant. The Waterline marina will have 50 boat slips for charters, eco-tours, guided fishing excursions or daily sunset cruises. 

Tampa Bay area college campuses create new spaces for start of school

New construction and campus improvements await Tampa Bay area college students at Hillsborough Community College, the University of Tampa and Eckerd College.

New Pasco community opens first model homes

The building boom in Pasco County continues a the latest planned community, Starkey Ranch, opens its first model homes to the public. When completed, the community will feature multiple neighborhoods with new homes, a grocery store, shops and restaurants. 

Heritage Village in Pinellas upgrades its paths with innovative, sustainable pavement

Heritage Village becomes more eco-friendly as KB Industries (KBI) installs its signature product Flexi®-Pave. The product is a porous pavement made of recycled tires making it environmentally friendly, as well as eliminating standing water, reducing pollution and controlling erosion. 

BLUE Ocean Film Festival opens new headquarters in St. Pete

BLUE Ocean opens its headquarters in St. Pete as it prepares for the 2016 film festival. 

Clearwater designs investment in U.S. 19 corridor to stimulate local economy

The City of Clearwater aims to model the Westshore business district in Tampa in terms of economic development as it sets forth plans for the U.S. 19 corridor through Pinellas County.

The Ella at ENCORE! Tampa earns Gold LEED certification

Sustainability is a primary goal in the design of all the buildings in ENCORE! Tampa, a planned community being built on 40 acres just north of downtown Tampa.

Community kitchen brings new hope to Tampa's University area

New Harvest Hope Center Kitchen serves as a classroom for residents of the University Area community in Tampa, Florida.
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