Monday Morning Memo

Monday, October 4, 2021

Rock the Park changes location for October show

Join us this Thursday for Rock the Park at Water Works Park! The monthly concert, brought to you by the Tampa Downtown Partnership, will feature PANDAPAWS, Swamp Gypsy, and Easy Button.


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Tampa Streetcar ridership is booming!

“Almost every other form of transportation in the Tampa Bay region — air, bus, and even car — has seen less traffic in 2021 than in 2019. Meanwhile, the streetcar’s ridership through eight months has actually increased by almost 30,000 riders or about 6%.”


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Give your feedback about what Herman Massey Park should look like!

The City of Tampa is collecting feedback on three proposed park designs for Herman Massey Park at 1002 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602.


To take the survey, click here.

Food and beverage vendor proposals for Winter Village due Friday by 4pm!

The Partnership, operator of Winter Village Tampa, is looking for a new food and beverage vendor for the holiday attraction November 19, 2021 – January 2, 2022. Click on the link below to see if you qualify and apply today!


To apply now, click here.

NASA identifies promising locations for air taxis in Hillsborough County

The federal agency selected the most promising locations for vertiports in the county and recently presented the results to the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority. It selected two general spots as the best: Tampa’s Downtown and Westshore.


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A new affordable housing development opens near Downtown Tampa

Tampa’s latest affordable housing project, the Boulevards at West River, opens 371 family units this week. When completed, the complex will offer more than 500 units of family housing.


Leroy Moore, Senior Vice President of the Tampa Housing Authority and Partnership board member, said the complex is conveniently located within walking distance of the city’s downtown.


To learn more, click here.

Urban Excellence Awards Update: Submit your nomination or apply to be a jury member today!

Your favorite award show for Downtown, by Downtown returns February 23, 2022!


Help us recognize the pioneers, trailblazers and Downtown champions that have contributed to the success, transformation and revitalization of #TampasDowntown by nominating them or by applying to be a jury member today!


To submit your nomination, click here.
To apply to be a jury member, click here.

The Battery, a new concept from owners of C House, is now open in Tampa's Downtown

The Battery, located at 615 Channelside Dr., soft opened on Sept. 16 and has been serving menu items like a Berkshire chop, charcuterie boards and fine bourbon ever since.


The 4,000-square-foot stand-alone location (nope, not a shipping container like other Wharf concepts) comes with a private dining room and outdoor seating. The space also boasts garage doors that open up to a view of Sparkman Wharf.


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