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Tampa Bay Gearing Up for 4th Annual Fall Stampede

When it really counts, the people of Tampa Bay come together for a good cause. This has been evident over the past three years with an impressive turnout for the annual Fall Stampede presented by Chick-Fil-A hat benefits the Children’s Cancer Center. This year, event organizers expect an even larger gathering. For 2015, the Fall Stampede will be at a ...

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Channelside Drive Redevelopment Underway With Street Closure

Tampa Bay Lighting owner and downtown Tampa developer officially gets the Channelside District redevelopment plan underway with the closure of Channelside Drive starting at South Jefferson Street so the City of Tampa can install some infrastructure in August. The roadway is expected to be closed to traffic for about eight weeks. It the first step toward $1 billion in redevelopment spearheaded by Vinik, ...

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Fantasy Football Event Draws Huge Crowd to Raymond James Stadium

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers officially started the 2016 pre-season Friday with players reporting to One Buc Place. Could fantasy football be far behind? 500 fans gathered for what was billed as the world’s largest fantasy football draft party at Raymond James on Sunday with Buccaneers players past and present in attendance. Mike Alstott, Ronde Barber and Hall of Famer Derrick Brooks, were ...

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Rain Continues to Pummel Tampa Bay Area

The big story for the Tampa Bay area lately has been the rain. After 11.7 inches of rain fell at the Tampa International Airport in all of July, the first day of August saw almost 3.5 inches of rain by 8 p.m. Saturday, a new record for Aug. 1. More than just flooding power outages occurred with each line of passing storms. ...

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Tampa Bay Housing Market Best Since Recession Started

If you are looking to buy a new home in the Tampa Bay area you may find yourself up against competitive buyers for the first time in several years. single-family home sales are up 28.5% in June compared to the same month in 2014. The national increase is 9.6% in the state increase at 19.6%, so the Tampa Bay market ...

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TECO, Tampa International Collaborate For Solar Panels Project

Tampa International Airport’s economy parking garage, will soon host the largest solar panel array Tampa Electric Co. has ever installed. Workers have begun installing concrete and steel columns on the sixth level of TIA’s parking garage. TECO is paying for the privilege securing a 25-year lease from the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority for $15,000 a year to place the array atop the ...

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Fisher Family First Homeowners in Starkey Ranch

One of the Tampa Bay area’s newest communities is taking shape on more than 2,400 acres just north of Tampa, Starkey Ranch. Starkey Ranch homes will come in all sizes, from impressive Estate Homes to low-maintenance Villas and Townhomes, and everything in between. There will however only be one first family in the sprawling community. Mike and Julie Fisher will forever hold ...

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