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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

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.

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.

Developer transforming 1920s St. Pete shopping arcade into modern office space

The Green-Richman Arcade, which was built in the 1920s, is finding new life as a developer turns it into cutting-edge office suites for today's modern workers.

Free shuttle service coming to downtown Tampa this fall

Downtowner is a complimentary shuttle service that will operate in downtown Tampa seven days a week with an expected launch this fall.

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.

Dog park + bar in a box proposed for Seminole Heights neighborhood in Tampa

Picture this: You get home from work, pull on some shorts and a T, and take your dog out for a walk at a new neighborhood bar that lets you sip your favorite local brew while the dog gets down to business. Does life get any better?

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. 

The Space theater in West Tampa grows a loyal following

Couches and round tables replace traditional theater seating at The Space in West Tampa, where actors sit in the audience and perform on raised platforms as opposed to a traditional stage. 

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. 

Tampa Bay area private schools grow, invest in new buildings

Tampa Bay area private schools are investing in their campuses as a way to enrich the educational experience for their students. Academy of the Holy Names, Berkeley Prep and Jesuit High School are each making multi-million dollar improvements. 

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. 

Tech company in Tampa invests $1M in expansion, 45 new jobs

SunView Software, Inc. invests $1-million into expanding its headquarters to build a modern workspace that encourages collaboration and teamwork. The expansion will add 6,000 square feet to the Tampa headquarters as well as 45 new employees. 

Historic Clearwater neighborhood petitions city for brick streets

Historic Harbor Oaks neighborhood in Clearwater may be getting brick streets as a solution to their traffic calming and beautification dilemma. Residents will be polled by the city and if 65 percent are in favor, brick streets will be coming to the neighborhood. The $1.8 million project will be funded by the residents who are seeking the old-fashioned roads. 

USF Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute begins move to downtown Tampa

USF medical students can be closer than ever to hands-on experiences as the new USF Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute breaks ground in downtown Tampa, just five minutes from USF's main teaching hospital, Tampa General. 
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