Monday Morning Memo

Monday, May 10, 2021

May Is For Members Highlight: Florida School of Woodwork

The School of Woodwork offers an opportunity for people of all skill levels to spend a weekend, a week or several immersed in the craft of designing and making furniture, wood carvings and woodturnings on the lathe. Hailing on the historic Franklin Street in downtown, the school provides classes online and in-person.


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"This is Tampa's time", says hospitality veteran whose five-star Tampa Edition will open by 2022

New York hospitality legend, Ian Schrager, sat down with the Tampa Bay Times to talk about his Marriott-partnered upscale hotel brand, Edition, which has 11 locations worldwide and eight more on the way. One of those — the fifth in North America — will sit in Downtown Tampa, a five-star jewel in the $3.5 billion Water Street Tampa development.


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This month's Digital Downtown Debriefing featured speakers announced!

Join us on Thursday, May 20th at 1 pm for the Digital Downtown Debriefing focusing on a deeper dive into the Future of Transportation with featured speakers Marty Peate of AECOM/Brightline, Joe Waggoner of the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority and Brandie Miklus of the City of Tampa/Friends of Tampa Union Station. This month only, all members can register for a FREE ticket, so grab yours today!


Register today by clicking here.

City of Tampa makes on-street parking in #TampasDowntown more convenient

As part of the city of Tampa Parking Division’s effort to simplify its parking policies and procedures, the division recently removed the two-hour max restrictions for “on-street” parking in the Downtown Central Business District. Instead, customers will now be able to choose their desired duration at the beginning of the parking session.


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The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) needs your feedback!

The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) is conducting a Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Study to evaluate the needs, costs, and effects of extending Whiting Street and Washington Street and reconfiguring the eastbound on-ramp of the Selmon Expressway at Jefferson Street and eastbound off-ramp at Florida Avenue and Channelside Drive. The Virtual Alternatives meeting is on May 20th at 6:30 pm.


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DON'T MISS OUT: Register for our 35th Annual Meeting & Luncheon today!

Join us for our keynote speaker, Carol Coletta who will be in-person for our 35th Annual Meeting & Luncheon at the Hilton Downtown Tampa on June 10th! Carol leads the Memphis River Parks Partnership and is an expert on educating CEOs and leaders on the importance of design to drive success in cities.


Register now by clicking here!

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