Monday Morning Memo

Monday, March 13, 2023

Lucky you! River O' Green is this Saturday!

River O’ Green, presented by Grow Financial, returns this Saturday to Tampa’s Downtown. The annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park will feature live music, kids activities, food trucks, and of course, beer.


Thank you to all of our sponsors: Grow Financial Federal Credit Union, City of Tampa, Freedom Boat Club, Kuducom and Barrymore Hotel.


To learn more, click here.

5 things to know about The Pearl, a new restaurant at Water Street Tampa

The Pearl, a new nautical-themed gastropub from restaurateur Cameron Mitchell, has opened in Water Street Tampa at 823 Water St. With a strong seafood selection and raw bar spread, an elevated tavern-inspired menu and a creative cocktail program, the new restaurant appears poised to be one of Water Street’s most talked-about spots.


To read more, click here.

We're Hiring!

The Tampa Downtown Partnership is always looking for champions of Tampa’s Downtown. Interested in joining our team? We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:


– Director of Marketing & Communications

– Member Relations Manager

– Programming Coordinator


To learn more, click here.


Meet Lynda Remund, a 2023 BusinessWoman of the Year honoree

Last week our President & CEO, Lynda Remund, was recognized as a 2023 BusinessWoman of the Year honoree by the Tampa Bay Business Journal. Learn more about Lynda in this quick interview by clicking the link below.


To learn more, click here.

Spring Forward! Yoga in the Park changes to 6pm every Sunday

Join us for Yoga in the Park every Sunday from 6-7 pm, instructed by Colleen McHenry of Yoga Loft. This class is located in Curtis Hixon Park, welcomes all yogis, beginner or advanced, and focuses on kindness and overall wellness of the body and mind.


To learn more, click here.

SAVE THE DATE: 2023 Downtown Development Forum

The 27th Annual Downtown Development Forum returns on Friday, May 19th at the Hilton Tampa Downtown. Breakfast and networking are from 8:00-8:30am, with the program running from 8:30am to noon.


Join us for a morning of learning from leading experts on topics including transportation, leadership, planning, real estate trends, development projects updates, and much more!


To register now, click here.

Your guide to a busy spring break week in Tampa Bay

March 13-17 is time off for public school students in Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco, Hernando, Manatee and Sarasota counties — plus the University of South Florida and the University of Florida in Gainesville. That means more than 600,000 students have the same week off, not to mention all the teachers and staff who will also have time on their hands. It’s already predicted to be one of the busiest spring break seasons in the U.S. in years, and Florida is rated as the No. 1 destination for spring break, according to a 2023 travel outlook report by financial services company IPX.


To read more, click here.

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