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Out of an abundance of caution, the City of Tampa has postponed the 2020 Mayor’s River O’Green Fest scheduled for this Saturday, March 14. This decision was made after a meeting with the Hillsborough County Emergency Policy Group, which met earlier…
Updated: 09/10/2020 - 09:01 am
With Super Bowl 55, just around the corner, the NFL Experience will soon be underway. In partnership with the Tampa Bay Host Committee, preparations for the NFL Experience will be starting soon. Beginning on Monday, January 11, all tennis,…
Updated: 01/11/2021 - 01:00 pm
On Sunday, February 7, Al Lopez Park will be closed including the community center and dog park. The park will be used for Super Bowl production and there will not be any tailgating opportunities at the park for Super Bowl 55 taking place at Raymond…
Updated: 01/28/2021 - 03:27 pm
To help the City of Tampa prepare to protect fans and visitors in the week leading up to the big game, two community partners have stepped up to provide nearly 350,000 face masks for distribution. American Surgical Mask Co., a 3-ply disposable mask…
Updated: 02/06/2021 - 12:22 am
To celebrate the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ historic Super Bowl victory, Hillsborough County and City of Tampa officials have teamed up with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to host a socially distant boat parade along the Hillsborough River.  The boat parade…
Updated: 02/09/2021 - 08:19 pm
Around 250 health heroes at Tampa General Hospital are receiving a warm meal from the Columbia Restaurant Group this week as part of a joint Super Bowl bet between Tampa Mayor Jane Castor and Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas.  Per Super Bowl…
Updated: 02/15/2021 - 04:56 pm
“We have worked with Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla, EventFest and other community stakeholders to try and determine a safe way to host up to a half of a million scallywags along the Gasparilla invasion and parade routes. Alas, there was no secret…
Updated: 02/16/2021 - 03:21 pm
Mayor Jane Castor’s Boom by the Bay is back and bigger than ever with more locations, more fireworks, and more fun for the whole family along Tampa’s beautiful waterfront. The free community event invites neighbors from across the city to celebrate…
Updated: 07/01/2021 - 04:23 pm
A sold-out crowd is expected to begin arriving at Raymond James Stadium on Thursday afternoon for the game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Dallas Cowboys on Thursday, Sept. 9th.  Drivers and pedestrians alike are advised to allow for extra…
Updated: 09/08/2021 - 02:28 pm