Monday Morning Memo

Monday, January 22, 2024

Join us tomorrow at Channel District's Washington Street Park for Paw-Fee Break!

We’re back with more Neighborhood Programming tomorrow from 10:30am – 1:00pm at Washington Street Park! Join us for our monthly Paw-Fee Break, where you and your pup can stop for a mid-day pick me up!

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Argh! The Pirates are coming to Tampa's Downtown tomorrow!

Ahead of this weekend’s 2024 Gasparilla festivities, pirates will command that Mayor Jane Castor meets with their captain tomorrow at Tampa’s City Hall at noon. Why? To negotiate a peaceful surrender of the city or risk a long and costly battle.

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Urban Excellence Awards tickets are now available. Purchase your ticket today!

The Urban Excellence Awards celebrates businesses, organizations, individuals, events, and projects that have made significant contributions toward creating a unique, vibrant, and diverse Downtown environment—and have made a lasting, positive impact on Downtown Tampa. Did your favorite make the list? Buy a ticket, vote on the People’s Choice Award, and show your support!

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Sponsorship opportunities for Downtown's "River O' Green" are available now!

The luck of the Irish will make its way to Tampa’s Downtown on Saturday, March 16! Downtown’s annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration, River O’ Green, wouldn’t be possible without support from sponsors. Are you interested in sponsoring this day full of themed festivities for the Downtown community? Fill out the form below:

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Artist Josefina Saunders paints "In Memoriam Wall" to honor Downtown's unhoused people

Located in the River Arts neighborhood, the Portico Café is home to a wall painted by artist Josefina Saunders to honor unhoused people that have lost their lives. For the past five years, Saunders and the folks over at Portico Café have continued to update the wall every year, making a conscious effort to humanize and honor the unhoused population.

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A mixed-use project, "Cass Square" is beginning development in Tampa's Downtown

Miami-based real estate investment, development, and design firm LD&D is bringing Cass Square to Tampa’s Downtown. This $200 million development will include a luxury multifamily tower named “DoMo”, along with retail and hospitality developments by Westin Hotel and Dynamic Group. The first phase of this development is set to begin this summer.

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The deadline to apply for our Downtown Tampa Neighborhood Enhancement Grant has been extended to February 19!

The Downtown Neighborhood Enhancement Grant is an initiative centered around the growth and betterment of the neighborhoods in Tampa’s Downtown. This program offers annual grants of up to $5,000 to each of Downtown’s seven neighborhoods, and is intended to fund free and accessible community-driven projects. NEW APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, February 19

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Download DASH, Downtown's hub to hub micro-transit service app

Our DASH app is live! Be sure to utilize this new Downtown transit option and download DASH today.

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