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Event Season Rolls On Heads up, Tampa! We have yet another jam-packed weekend ahead, filled with parades, performances, and the predictable volumes of traffic that come along with them. Drivers should be prepared for congestion, detours, and…
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  Road closures begin at 1pm on 3/16, and will remain closed until after the parade. It's going to be shamrockin' busy in downtown Tampa this weekend due to the St. Patrick's Day parade, spring break and a number of other events.  The City of…
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The Hillsborough River is going green ahead of next weekend’s Tampa’s Downtown River O’ Green event. Today, Friday, March 8, at 10:00 a.m., the Tampa Downtown Partnership, Grow Financial, and City of Tampa Water Department will test the dye that…
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The bearded bandits are at it once again! Tomorrow morning, daring and determined warriors from Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla’s elite Plunder-Team Ten Special Operations Unit will infiltrate Tampa’s outer defenses. Witness as they quickly sweep into…
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INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY WITH MAYOR JANE CASTOR, KING & QUEEN OF YE MYSTIC KREWE OF GASPARILLA  Prior to the Start of Children's Gasparilla Parade…
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The Martin Luther King Parade Foundation, Inc., in partnership with the City of Tampa, is thrilled to announce updates for the 2024 parade and activities honoring the life and legacy of Civil Rights Leader Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The…
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City of Tampa’s Department of Solid Waste & Environmental Program Management will start the Bead Reuse Program for the 2023 event season.  Starting Monday, January 30 through May 2023, Gasparilla revelers are encouraged to take unwanted beads…
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The Tampa Parks and Recreation Department has been awarded the National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management. This highlights the Tampa Parks and Recreation Department's commitment to public safety, keeping kids safe and…
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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…
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“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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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,…
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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…