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The plan by Jeff Vinik and his partners to reshape Tampa still lacks one key thing: a name

The plan by Jeff Vinik and his partners to reshape Tampa still lacks one key thing: a name

TAMPA — Next month, $35 million worth of infrastructure and roadway construction will begin on the project that will transform downtown Tampa. Roads will be extended, sidewalks widened and more on-street parking will be added.
Published: 07/25/16
Henderson: New rules could leave cigar industry in ashes

Henderson: New rules could leave cigar industry in ashes

A tour through the J.C. Newman Cigar Co. in Ybor City is a wonderful step back through time. It doesn’t matter if you’re a smoker, or you never touch the stuff. This is about history and heritage.
Published: 07/25/16
Tandoor brings exotic South Indian cuisine to Brandon

Tandoor brings exotic South Indian cuisine to Brandon

What I Ate: Curry houses can be found in almost every corner in my native England. But Indian cuisine is still something of a novelty in Tampa Bay, so I was delighted to find a variety of meat and vegetarian dishes on the menu at Tandoor.
Published: 07/23/16
Ybor City cigar company ratchets up new blends ahead of tighter rules

Ybor City cigar company ratchets up new blends ahead of tighter rules

TAMPA — It typically takes the J.C. Newman Cigar Co. 18 to 24 months to prepare a new premium cigar for the marketplace.
Published: 07/22/16
One year later, Bass Pro has become center of burgeoning development in Brandon

One year later, Bass Pro has become center of burgeoning development in Brandon

BRANDON — Last July, the parking lot to Bass Pro Shops was flooded with hundreds of people welcoming the outdoors retailer to Tampa Bay.
Published: 07/22/16
Tampa International Airport: An updated look inside the $1 billion construction project

Tampa International Airport: An updated look inside the $1 billion construction project

Tampa International Airport is halfway through phase one of its $1 billion renovation, and things are starting to take shape. Take a look at the construction project through images.
Published: 07/20/16
Former Colonnade restaurant building demolished to make room for condo tower

Former Colonnade restaurant building demolished to make room for condo tower

TAMPA — The historic Colonnade restaurant on Bayshore Boulevard in Tampa was nothing more than a pile of dirt and rubble Tuesday.
Published: 07/20/16
Could Courtney Campbell electrocution have been prevented?

Could Courtney Campbell electrocution have been prevented?

TAMPA — When a thin, gray wire fell from a pole along the Courtney Campbell Causeway last week, a life-or-death countdown began.
Published: 07/19/16
Updated: 07/20/16
Bloomin’ Brands testing delivery at Tampa Bay Outback and Carrabba’s restaurants

Bloomin’ Brands testing delivery at Tampa Bay Outback and Carrabba’s restaurants

Tampa-based Bloomin’ Brands is the latest company to get behind the online ordering and delivery trend by testing food delivery at some Tampa Bay area Carrabba’s Italian Grill and Outback Steakhouse locations.
Published: 07/19/16
Ybor gets cooler as gourmet pop shop Hyppo expands across Tampa Bay

Ybor gets cooler as gourmet pop shop Hyppo expands across Tampa Bay

Ybor City has a cool, new spot for icy gourmet treats.
Published: 07/18/16