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The centerpiece of the History Center's new gallery is a replica of an 18th century sloop.

Creative Arts Unlimited: Pinellas company brings history to life with design, technology

There’s a revolution underway in museum exhibit design. It’s no longer enough to simply display artifacts. Instead, museums are engaging creative teams to design immersive, interactive experiences like those visitors can find at the Tampa Bay History Center.

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Tampa Bay WaVE leads conversation around value of diversity in tech

A tech diversity panel meeting in Tampa grapples with strategies for recognizing, addressing and overcoming bias.

West River Flats apartments in West Tampa, close to University of Tampa and one mile from downtown.

Urban lifestyle challenge: Building sweet digs millennials can afford

Rising housing costs are creating opportunities for building smaller homes and apartments to meet demand created by young professionals, creatives and empty nesters who want to live in or near Tampa Bay Area downtowns.

(L-R) Hayden Stokes of Tradebank of Tampa Bay talks with Djimo Serodio of Just Grow at the 2018 New Venture Expo at the University of Tampa.

UT growing, showcasing new and innovative businesses in downtown Tampa

The University of Tampa’s 2018 New Venture Expo highlights the creative and innovative business endeavors of 54 exhibiters in downtown Tampa.

Guests at the Amelie Bowl to hear speakers at Synapse.

Synapse Innovation Summit connects Tampa Bay entrepreneurial ecosystem

Tampa Bay political, business and community leaders encourage collaboration, connections in local entrepreneurial ecosystem during Synapse’s 2018 Innovation Summit in downtown Tampa.

Water Street Tampa promises major change to the downtown area.

Moving to downtown Tampa: Smart Lab brings innovative view

Suffolk’s Smart Lab featuring 3D virtual reality opens in the Channel District near Tampa Bay WaVE and Water Street Tampa, joining the Tampa Bay Area's growing innovation ecosystem.

Carolyn Wilson, best known as CW, is the owner and designer at CW's Gin Joint in downtown Tampa.

Urban Stimuli: Meet CW a.k.a. Carolyn Wilson

Beyond her eponymous Gin Joint in downtown Tampa, Developer Carolyn Wilson is doing (and will continue to do) what she does best: Flex eternal good taste.

Tampa bicycle commuters Karen Kress, Alana Brasier, and Justin Willits.

Commuter Challenge: Going carless in Tampa

Getting to work isn't easy for most of us using Tampa streets and Hillsborough County roads. So spend a week using alternative transportation and see what happens.

Jonathan Truong, co-founder of Verapy, a start-up at Tampa Bay Wave's Accelerator Build program.

Tampa Bay WaVE: Diversity highlights latest tech cohort

A diverse group of entrepreneurs completes its formal program with Demo Day at Tampa Bay WaVE, a nonprofit tech accelerator in downtown Tampa.

Co-lead organizer Gracie Stemmer kicks off TBSW18.

Tampa Bay Startup Week top takeaway: We are ready

Tampa Bay Startup Week proves Tampa’s entrepreneurial community is well on its way -- with plenty of room to grow, and the resources to make it happen.

Treasure Seekers: Conquistadors, Pirates & Shipwrecks exhibit

Pirates, shipwrecks and maps await visitors to expanded Tampa Bay History Center

Tampa prepares to set sail on a journey with pirates through shipwrecks and an extensive Florida map collection as the Tampa Bay History Center opens a brand new permanent exhibit.

Graze 1910 serves up American fare in what used to be a streetcar storage and maintenance facility.

Urban Stimuli: Armature Works, Tampa Heights

This is really Tampa: Armature Works will evolve how you think about Tampa Heights and the urban core.

The dedication scene on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018.

Dedication of USCGC/USS Tampa Memorial

“Few words carry as much weight in the annals of Coast Guard history as the word TAMPA.’’ -- The U.S. Coast Guard. Learn more about why that is true. 

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.
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