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Car sharing network zips into downtown Tampa

Zipcar, a car sharing network now available in downtown Tampa, offers 14 vehicles for residents and visitors to pick up and get around the urban scene.


UF researchers cultivate hybrid poinsettias that thrive year-round in Florida

Demand is increasing for poinsettias to be included in landscaping as easy-to-grow, year-round plants in Florida.

Tampa father, son build tiny house as model for others

Tampa Attorney Paul Lynch is building a tiny house with his son, which will go on a 20-city tour across the U.S. The purpose of constructing the efficient 200-square-foot home is to promote the importance of quality control in construction practices. 

Kickstarter campaign launches for Florida conservation

The Florida Wildlife Corridor is the name of the environmental advocacy organization as well as the term used to describe the territory it is dedicated to conserving: nearly 16 million acres of “lands and waters essential for the survival of Florida’s diverse wildlife” that span the length and width of the state.

Hillsborough County Environmental Protection Commission wins award for best practices

The EPC’s Clean Air Fair celebratea the month of May as Clean Air Month, as designated by the federal Environmental Protection Agency. The Clean Air Fair is open and free to the public and exhibitors alike, with the aim of raising awareness and promoting environmental and sustainable practices. 

USF rolls out succesful share-a-bike program

USF's Share-A-Bull Bike program has successful roll out with over 1,600 participants. Students can locate one of the 100 bikes on campus by using their smartphones to connect to the GPS system that is featured on each bicycle. 

Design Week art installations to transform Selmon Greenway

Designers, artists, architects and other community members are invited to get involved in Tampa Bay Design Week's art installation project for the Selmon Greenway.

USF area in Tampa gets new pedestrian safety beacons

Recent pedestrian safety improvements along 50th Street in North Tampa are part of a larger initiative in the USF area, where college students and neighborhood residents walk along busy roads.

Who's hiring? College, construction company, custom T-shirt designers, and more

USF seeks a research assistant for its Tampa campus; Ryland Homes is looking to hire a homebuilding supervisor; Visit Tampa Bay is hiring for two full-time roles.


Tampa exhibit features photos of sealife, oceans

Marvels of the Reef, an exhibit at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, showcases “mysteries of the sea” by seven international photographers whose work has appeared in National Geographic,

Team beer challenge at St. Pete Shuffle to benefit Florida's waterways

Teams of two are invited to compete in the Great Beer Challenge at popular downtown St. Petersburg, Florida destination St. Pete Shuffle. Sponsored by Sweetwater Brewing Company, $5 from each ticket sale for the event will benefit nonprofit Suncoast Waterways.

HART CEO earns White House recognition as innovator in transit

The While House "Champion of Change" program shines a spotlight on Hillsborough Area Regional Transit; HART CEO Katharine Eagan has been nominated in the category "Beyond Traffic: Innovators in Transportation." 

St. Pete startup aims to save lives with surfboard leash tourniquet

OMNA Inc., a St. Pete-based startup company, has launched a line of amphibious tourniquets to help protect surfers and others in the water against devastating consequences from bleeding injuries from shark attack or other enemies.
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