Preserving the Past, Building the Future: How Renovation and Innovation Are Transforming Tampa!
In this article, we will discuss the efforts being made to preserve history and community in Tampa, Florida. We will explore the renovation of the Jackson House, a historic boarding house for Black travelers during segregation, and the plans for a solar and micro-grid project in the Progress Village neighborhood. Additionally, we will examine the impact of historic preservation on gentrification and displacement.
Thinking of Moving to Tampa? You Won't Believe How Much You Need to Earn Annually: $137,196!
Florida, a state synonymous with perpetual sunshine and breathtaking beaches, has long been a sanctuary for those seeking respite from the cold and a taste of a more laid-back lifestyle. However, residing in the Sunshine State is not solely about relaxation and picturesque landscapes. The actual expenditures—including rising living costs, skyrocketing real estate prices, taxes, and insurance—are crucial factors for anyone contemplating a move. This article delves into the financial aspects of life in Florida, drawing particular attention to insights shared by Juan Alcala, a Tampa Realtor, of "LIVING IN TAMPA FLORIDA" on YouTube.
Tampa man sentenced for armed robberies of auto parts stores
U.S. District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle has sentenced Steve Jackson (41, Tampa) to 13 years and 6 months in federal prison for conspiracy to commit robbery, robbery, and brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence.
Here to Stay: Rays Look Forward to Bright Future in St. Pete
After nearly 16 years of back-and-forth, the Tampa Bay Rays have finally secured their future in St. Petersburg. According to Yahoo Sports, the Rays and the city of St. Pete has finally reached an agreement on a new $1.3 billion dollar ballpark that will replace the aging, cavernous Tropicana Field. “I am incredibly excited. This is a big, meaningful and really positive development,” said team president Brian Auld to MLB.com in announcing the deal.
Here's What 3 Tampa Residents Think About DeSantis on American Presidential Age Limits
Many people wonder if there should be an age limit to the U.S. presidency, considering President Biden is the oldest president we've had. Even Governor DeSantis thinks America needs a younger president. I interviewed three Tampa residents to get their thoughts on this relevant issue.
90s Con is coming to Tampa this weekend September 15th - 17th
Oh, snap! Calling all 90s kids, this weekend September 15th - 18th, the Tampa Bay area is going to be kind and rewind back into time. That’s right you read that right Thats4Entertainment is bringing 90s Con to the Tampa Convention Center for the first time. The event is sure to give you a dose of nostalgia with all things 90s. Here are some of the rad things you can expect to experience at the convention.
Tampa Woman Pleads Guilty to Identity Theft, Passport Fraud and $43,000 in Food Stamp Fraud
ORLANDO, FL (News Wave) - United States Attorney Roger B. Handberg has announced that Nilda Medina-Veguilla, 38 of Tampa, has pleaded guilty to making false statements in an application for a United States passport, aggravated identity theft, and theft of government property.
WPA Art In Tampa International Airport - 7 Murals Hidden in Plane Sight
While traveling back to Detroit, I noticed some large murals along the walls of terminal E at the Tampa International Airport. The style was unmistakable. They depicted various stages of aeronautics development in the manner familiar with the Post Office murals placed during the Great Depression. I looked around to see if there was a description of the artwork. Sure enough, there was a small lonely pedestal in the corner of the terminal. It was dusty and easy to overlook. However, it contained a wealth of information about each mural. Here are the contents of those descriptions for each mural. It will save you a trip to see WPA art in Tampa.
Tampa man faces 15 years in federal prison for armed career criminal charges
This article may contain AI-assisted content. Tampa, Florida - U.S. District Judge Virginia M. Hernandez Covington sentenced Jerome Miller, Jr. to 15 years in federal prison under the Armed Career Criminal Act of 1984. This federal law mandates enhanced sentences for felons found in possession of firearms or ammunition if they have three or more prior convictions for specific offenses.
Hillsborough County restaurants temporarily closed during month of August after state inspections
These Hillsborough County restaurants were temporarily closed during the month of August, state inspection reports show. All the restaurants have reopened. The restaurants were cited for roach activity – a high priority violation.
Baby Goes Bald When Neighbor "Injected Opioid Solution through Gap in Door" Over Noisy Toilet Seat
FLORIDA---- Xuming Li, 36, a PhD chemistry student at the University of Southern Florida, was caught injecting a 'chemical agent' into his neighbor's doorstep; the DailyMail.com reports.
Don't Drive Through Flooded Streets: City of Tampa Warns
As Hurricane Idalia continues to track northbound through Georgia, Tampa Bay is still feeling the effects of storm surge and high tides. "Turn around- don't drown," a post from the City of Tampa on X, formerly Twitter, reads in part. The post continues to alert of persistent flooding being seen along Bayshore Boulevard, Westshore, and Port Tampa, reporting that emergency personnel have already been dispatched.
'Largest Dessert Festival in America' to Return to Tampa this Fall
*Uncovering Florida is in no way affiliated with Dessert Wars*. A battle of the best sweets will take over Tampa soon — giving would-be festival attendees the chance to crown the king of them all at the Largest Dessert Festival in America this Fall.
Top 5 Eerie Abandoned Hospitals in Tampa: Medical Mysteries Waiting to be Uncovered!
AI Disclaimer: This article was written with the help of artificial intelligence. Tampa, Florida, a city renowned for its vibrant culture and beautiful waterfronts, hides a series of chilling secrets. Lurking behind its lively façade lies a collection of abandoned hospitals, each holding memories of medical horrors and inexplicable occurrences. Are you brave enough to explore Tampa's shadowy past? Here are the top 5 eerie abandoned hospitals in Tampa, where the echoes of the past still resonate, waiting to be uncovered.
Unprecedented Discovery: Tampa Mayor Discovers $1.1M Cocaine Package While Fishing
Tampa, FL: A serene day of fishing unexpectedly transformed into a headline-worthy event for Tampa Mayor Jane Castor and her family. Castor's fishing excursion in the Florida Keys took a dramatic twist when the family discovered a substantial package floating in the water, later identified to contain an astounding 70 pounds of cocaine. The find is estimated to have a street value of approximately $1.1 million.
Florida Airport Unveils Plan for 'Air Taxis' [PHOTOS]
Getting around in Florida can be a traffic nightmare; an ultra-fast rail system already in the works connecting major Sunshine State cities from coast to coast aims to fix that. However, Tampa International Airport (TPA) aims to add even more options to the table for would-be travelers in the Tampa Bay area — by way of futuristic air taxis.
Bok Tower Is A Slice Of Tranquil Old Florida Worth Visiting
When you drive through Lake Wales, a sleep town in Central Florida that straddles US Highway 27, there is no indication that it holds a great secret. Lake Wales is a gateway of sorts to the barren and rural area of South-Central Florida that begins south of Lakeland and stretches all the way down to the northern banks of Lake Okeechobee. This area is one of the least understood and least traveled parts of the state. Nestled outside of Lake Wales is an attraction that is the epitome of Old Florida and a landmark to a time past – Bok Tower Gardens.
Bodycam video shows Miami-Dade police director hours before suicide attempt
After receiving a call about a man with a pistol who threatened to "end it all" outside a hotel in downtown Florida, responding policemen eventually determined that the man in question was really the director of the Miami-Dade Police Department.
You Can Get Unlimited Wine at an Adults Only Night at This Tampa Zoo Next Month
Cover photo for illustrative purposes only.Photo byUncorked Wine Festivals. *Uncovering Florida is in no way affiliated with Uncorked Wine Festival or ZooTampa.*. Consider yourself a connoisseur of fine wines or simply a fan of the fruity alcoholic beverage? A wine festival coming to a zoo in Tampa next month may just need to find a place on your calendar.