Monday Morning Memo

Monday, October 31, 2022

TECO Line Streetcar celebrates 20th anniversary with milestone ridership

The TECO Line Streetcar celebrated a milestone anniversary this week, with the service spanning over two decades and over one million riders this year. “This area [near the Tampa Convention Center] was largely influenced by a landscape of industrial warehouses and parking lots,” said Abbey Dohring Ahern, chairwoman of Tampa Downtown Partnership. “Now you look around, and it’s glorious. Quitting time used to mean that the downtown workforce rolled up the sidewalks. Now they’re staying right here in our neighborhood.”


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The Tampa EDITION opens five new concepts, including a coffee bar

Located on the ground floor and in the heart of the Water Street District, the coffee bar inside Market at EDITION serves as the gathering place for locals and guests alike. Start or end your day with a cup of La Colombe and a French pastry at the wraparound coffee bar or on the lush neighborhood terrace. The coffee bar is open from 7 am – 2 pm.


MARKET serves as a new downtown go-to destination for all-day dining whether it be a coffee and pastry in the morning, business lunch or Aperol spritz after work on the outdoor terrace on Water Street.


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Win a Downtown Staycation! Take our Downtown Worker and Resident Survey today

Do you work or live in the greater Downtown Tampa area?


We would love to gather your feedback via our brief online survey below. This survey is instrumental in shaping the future of our Downtown. The survey takes less than ten minutes to complete. Once you take it, you can enter for a chance to win a Downtown staycation!


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With 1,500 units in the works, Channel District apartment boom rolls on

Apartment developers have been betting on downtown Tampa’s Channel district for over a decade — and with more than 1,500 units in the pipeline, the urban neighborhood’s multifamily boom shows no signs of slowing.


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The Tampa Convention Center could be expanding

Tampa is exploring an expansion of its Downtown convention center — and one possibility is a mixed-use development that includes increased exhibit space for conventioneers as well as luxury condominiums and affordable housing.


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Have lunch plans on Wednesday? Now you do!

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. See who’s participating by clicking the link below!


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