Monday Morning Memo

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

As Tropical Storm Elsa approaches, here are some resources to make sure you're prepared

Monitor the weather reports on a regular basis here.


Sign up for Hillsborough County’s official mass notification system here.


Find my flood zone here.


Find my evacuation zone here.

The Partnership's office is closed due to Tropical Storm Elsa

Due to concerns from Tropical Storm Elsa, the Partnership offices will be closed today. Staff will be working remotely. Please continue to reach out to us via email, text, or phone.


For safety measures, operations for Tampa’s Downtown Guides and Clean Team will be suspended today, July 6, 2021. Stay tuned to our social media channels for schedule updates.

The Tampa Bay area has been named the No. 1 city in Florida

Resonance Consultancy, a Vancouver-based global advisor on tourism, real estate and economic development, conducted the study which ranked the Tampa Bay area number 1 in the state of Florida and number 22 in the country, in its annual ranking of best cities.


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4th of July festivities sparks return of patrons to Downtown businesses

Downtown businesses saw an uptick in activity for the busy 4th of July weekend. Moxie’s owner Karen Carr said, “It’s very helpful when they are doing things Downtown, bringing it back alive, and I am so glad to see it is all coming back because it was very sad to see everything shutdown and no events.”


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Downtown Dollar returns this Wednesday!

Join us for the Downtown Dollar Wednesday, July 7th from 11:30am- 1:30pm. This month’s vouchers can be picked up at Lykes Gaslight Square Park and the Regions Building at 100 North Tampa Street (while supplies last).


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How Tampa has changed since 2004 Stanley Cup win

Tampa Bay Times journalist Jay Cridlin interviewed key Tampa leaders including former Mayor Pam Iorio, former Mayor Bob Buckhorn, and Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik on Downtown’s evolution since the Lightning’s historic 2004 Stanely Cup win. They agree – ‘A totally different city’.


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