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

Downtown Dwellers: Raising urban kids in Tampa

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

Water fountains in Tampa Theatre are works of art.

Urban Stimuli: A peek inside restoration of Tampa Theatre

Cherished landmark Tampa Theatre completes one phase of major restoration thanks to a collaborative and multiparty commitment to preservation.

Architect Paul Westlake

Q&A: Principal Architect Paul Westlake, Tampa Theatre restoration

If money was unlimited, what would the architect leading the restoration of Tampa Theatre propose doing? Learn more in an exclusive Q&A with 83 Degrees.

Charles Gallagher paints his first mural outside Cafe Hey and Oceanic Restaurant Equipment.

Heights Walls take public art in Tampa to new heights

Creative placemaking at work: Heights Walls aims to turn blank buildings into artworks reflecting community, creating civic pride, enhancing sense of place. 

Winter Village in downtown Tampa.

Video: Experience Winter Village in downtown Tampa

What's it like to visit Winter Village in downtown Tampa? Experience the ambiance in this 83 Degrees video.

Ashly Anderson, senior design manager for Downtown Tampa Partnership

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

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.

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Why should Amazon pick the Tampa Bay Area for its new HQ?

As Amazon looks to the future and where to strategically position itself for growth, Tampa Bay Area community leaders suggest why it makes sense to be here.

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Channel District grows along waterfront in Tampa

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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Placemaking in Tampa: The Hall on Franklin opens to rave reviews, big crowds

The Hall on Franklin is expected to be a major catalyst that drives further investments in the emerging Heights neighborhoods north of downtown Tampa.

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Downtown Tampa transformation continues with prep for West River

On the west bank of the Hillsborough River near downtown Tampa, community leaders are striving to build a better future from the rubble of a sometimes troubled past.

Art of the Brick

The Art of the Brick debuts LEGO masterpieces in Tampa Bay Area

The Art of the Brick family-friendly exhibit arrives in Tampa thanks to the Vinik Family Foundation, which is offering free admission to all.

Bike Walk Tampa Bay

People, places, perspectives: Sharing experiences at Bike/Walk Tampa Bay

Savvy citizen cyclists, bicycle and pedestrian safety advocates, and transportation planners from Hillsborough and Pinellas counties convene for a pedal-powered meeting of the minds at Bike/Walk Tampa Bay's "People, Places and Perspective'' discussion panel and annual awards ceremony.

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Believe it! UrbanTech accelerator program attracts global attention for Tampa

Speaking to local techies gathered at The Attic Cafe, Dreamit Managing Director Andrew Ackerman of New York says Tampa is on track to become top tech hub of the Southeast.

Millennial Impact Summit

1st Annual Millennial Impact Forum shines light on shaping Tampa’s future

What does Tampa’s future hold? A big story, yet to be written -- one that millennials and other individuals can shape if they are willing to dive in and make a difference.

 Richard Retting, a consultant with Sam Schwartz Engineering, takes part in Paint Saves Lives.

Hillsborough Vision Zero explores pop-up solutions to protect local pedestrians, cyclists

What's next in the Hillsborough County Vision Zero campaign to reduce local pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities and injuries? Painted intersections, street murals, temporary bike lanes and parklets in a neighborhood near you. 
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