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Tree-lighting ceremony is free family fun
Tampa Tribune - November 18, 2013
Head out to Ybor City on Wednesday night for a free Rockefeller Center-style tree lighting ceremony. The festivities get started at 6:15 p.m. at the Centro Ybor courtyard, when Mayor Bob Buckhorn and Santa Claus will light up the 34-foot tree. Read more from the Tampa Tribune.
Tampa seeks hotel, multi-family project proposals in Ybor City
Tampa Bay Times - November 14, 2013
With developers sniffing around Ybor City, Tampa officials plan to seek proposals for two pieces of city land, one of them a potential hotel site at the historic district's front door. Read more from the Tampa Bay Times.
Smashing start for Tampa Baseball Museum
10 News - November 13, 2013
The future museum that will show off Tampa Bay's ties to America's pastime got a smashing start Wednesday. Saved from an I-4 widening project and moved a mile down the road, a modest, weather-worn home will capture Tampa's baseball past. Read more from 10 News or watch the video below.
Tampa Bay: A region rich in outdoor allure
The Jerusalem Post - November 10, 2013
Most of the early Jewish settlers in Tampa first came to Ybor City and set up businesses. Some entered the cigar industry. At the same time, the Spanish-American War in 1898 brought prosperity to local businessmen. Read more from The Jerusalem Post.
Five Historical Cruises in Florida
Boating Magazine – November 5, 2013
El Centro Español de Tampa is a historic building in the Ybor City neighborhood of Tampa, in the U.S. state of Florida. Built as an ethnic and cultural clubhouse in 1912, the red brick structure situated at 1526–1536 East 7th Avenue is today part of a shopping and entertainment complex. Read more from Boating Magazine.
T+L's Ultimate Guide to Florida
Travel + Leisure - November 2013
Tampa, like Jacksonville, is an urban revelation of DIY cool, commencing with the patinaed Ybor City area. At my hotel, the Don Vicente Historic Inn ($), a group of young women are setting up an old-school-themed bridal shower, with oranges and trinkets for place settings. Read more from Travel + Leisure.