Monday Morning Memo

Monday, October 30, 2023

Back-to-back Neighborhood Programming is coming to Tampa's Downtown

Grab a date or a friend and join us in the Channel District on November 8 at 7:00pm for our Channel District Date Night event to design unique wine glasses and matching coasters. If you can’t make it out that evening, you can always join us on the next day in the Downtown Core for Downtown’s Backyard Market on November 9 from 2:30pm – 5:30pm to stroll through a vibrant market full of farm-fresh deliciousness!

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The Grand Opening of 'Toastique' on Water Street brings gourmet toast to Tampa's Downtown

Over the weekend, Water Street welcomed a new eatery to its faceted landscape of renowned restaurants. ‘Toastique’ offers toast with several delicious and healthy topping options, bowls, smoothies, and juices. If you’re in the mood for a light and healthy breakfast, brunch, or lunch, make your way over to Toastique to please your tastebuds!


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Apply to be a Winter Village Attendant

Winter Village 2023 will begin spreading holiday cheer in Tampa’s Downtown on Friday, November 17th! If you love spreading holiday cheer, have great customer service skills, and enjoy interacting with the community, this role is perfect for you. Acting as the first line of customer service and site management, the WV Attendant will need to have excellent communication and problem-solving skills, along with being knowledgeable on all aspects of the project. If this seems to be a good fit, apply to be a Winter Village Attendant today! For more information, contact Rachel Radawec.


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Florida Department of Transportation announces road closure for Tampa Street at Polk Street

Due to the upcoming CSX railroad track repair project, Tampa Street at Polk Street will be closed beginning at 5:00am on Monday, November 6. This closure will last for five days. Vehicles will detour using Cass Street, Ashley Drive, and Zack Street. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes from I-275 to access the Downtown area.


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Submit your nominations for the 2024 Urban Excellence Awards

SAVE THE DATE: Urban Excellence Awards >> February 21, 2024

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 Tampa’s Downtown.

Help us recognize what makes Tampa’s Downtown great by submitting a nomination TODAY!


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Central Park's 12th annual 'Veg Fest' returns to Perry Harvey Sr. Park on November 4

Vegans and meat-eaters alike are encouraged to come out to Perry Harvey Sr. Park in Downtown’s Central Park neighborhood for the 12th rendition of Veg Fest! There will be plant-based businesses, animal sanctuaries, environmental activists, plant-based chef demonstrations, and much more. Be sure to come out and enjoy this impactful celebration of plant-based eating!


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Join us on November 8 for our Downtown Debriefing focused on Development through Design Join us on November 8 for our Downtown Debriefing focused on Development through Design

Our 2023-2024 Downtown Debriefing Breakfast Series continues on Wednesday, November 8th from 8-10 a.m at the Tampa Firefighters Museum. This month’s topic focuses on Development through Design. Join us as we discuss recent changes and the vision for Downtown with key developers, landscape architects, and planners working in Tampa.


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It's arrived! Our DASH app has officially launched

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


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