Monday Morning Memo

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

The Mayor's Food Truck Fiesta returns tomorrow!

Featuring tasty treats from a variety of local vendors, the Mayor’s Food Truck Fiesta occurs the first Wednesday of every month in The Square at Lykes Gaslight Park from 11am to 2pm.


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Downtown Tampa's Floridan Palace Hotel to bear Tapestry flag

Downtown Tampa’s iconic Floridan Palace Hotel will finally bear a national flag — the Tapestry Collection by Hilton brand.


“The Tapestry Collection by Hilton brand is a natural fit, giving our guests the consistency, reassurance and benefits of Hilton’s reservation system, rewards program, and globally recognized brand, but also preserving the unique, independent hotel experience so many modern travelers value,” Joe Smith, CEO of 1754 Properties, said in a statement. “


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Peterbrooke Chocolatier giving out a free scoop of gelato every Wednesday in July

All throughout the month of July, Peterbrooke Chocolatier will be giving a free 2 oz. scoop of gelato or sorbet on Wednesdays only (July 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th). Located at 777 N Ashley Drive, Suite D-2, they are open from 10 am – 9 pm on Wednesdays.

Tampa’s historic streetcar is back big time! Wait till you see what’s next.

“Over the next 20 years we’re going to have 700,000 new residents. That’s almost the populations of Orlando and Miami combined,” said Vik Bhide, director of the city’s mobility department. “It makes more sense to have a transit or a walk-bike or an active transportation-based system.”


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Downtown Tampa’s The Vault hosts "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" themed event next week

On Saturday-Sunday, July 16-17, The Vault will be filled with “interactive specialty artists” and their unique interpretations of characters from Shakespeare’s iconic play, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”


This event, dubbed “The Vault of Dreams,” will combine a fantastical theater experience with dreamy culinary concoctions.


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Summer Saturdays in Curtis Hixon Park this week will feature the Tampa Bay Rays!

Beat the heat at the Tampa Downtown Partnership’s Summer Saturdays with some summer fun in the shade featuring play, pops and more!


Featuring enhanced programming on Saturdays, food trucks and community partner activations.


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