Did you see a familiar face on the TODAY Show? That’s right! Our friends at BarrieHaus Beer Company were interviewed by Kerry Sanders with NBC’s TODAY Show. Co-owner and Ybor City lover, Junbae Lee, had the opportunity to talk about Super Bowl weekend and what it meant to the Tampa Bay area. It was a great month for the BarrieHaus team! Just days after
Did you snag a Heart of Tampa facemask? Through a partnership with Visit Tampa Bay, the Ybor City CRA was able to give out over 200 facemasks in just under four hours! Featuring what makes Ybor special including our cigars, lampposts and chickens the Heart of Tampa logo will now be seen across all of
TAMPA, Fla. (Nov. 20, 2020) – Historic Ybor City, also known as America’s Neighborhood, is launching a new campaign to celebrate its strong history, diversity, and collective economic impact to the area. As the Heart of Tampa, Historic Ybor City is the essence of Tampa – from the culture to the new businesses that reach
A brilliant adaptive reuse of two distinctive buildings combined with a smart new build, Hotel Haya captures the exuberant Cuban, Italian, and Spanish influences of the famed Ybor City neighborhood. The hotel’s design by Alfonso Architects Incorporated evokes the 1950s Golden Age of Havana and features period fabrics, joyous colors and exposed brick walls that
Hillsborough County’s R3 Utility and Housing Assistance portal is open and accepting applications. The financial assistance is awarded on a first-come basis to residents who have had a reduction in wage or are newly unemployed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is recommended to complete the application all at once to ensure your application is submitted before
The City of Tampa plans to spend another $1.2 million to help approximately 580 small businesses that previously didn’t qualify for aid. While businesses must be located in the City of Tampa city limits, the previously required geographic zone parameters for Phase I & II are not applicable in Phase III. Phase III will start with businesses
Mayor Castor Issues Face Covering Mandate and Announces FREE Face Covering Pickup Locations The distribution of masks to businesses is now closed (6/28/2020) In an effort to prioritize public safety and prevent the spread of COVID-19, Mayor Jane Castor has issued any executive order mandating the use of face coverings for all individuals in the
April 21 update: The City of Tampa has received the maximum number of individual/family applications at this time. The online application process is now closed. The City is reviewing applications against the qualifying criteria and will notify individuals of the outcome of their applications within the next 10 days or less. On Tuesday, April 14, Mayor
Ybor City Museum Society to Honor 2019 Legacy Awards Recipients Tampa, FL– The Ybor City Museum Society (YCMS) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2019 Legacy Awards, who were selected for their significant contributions to the Historic District. Copeland Moré (Vicente Martinez-Ybor Award), Rosalie Guarino Simms (Anthony “Tony” Pizzo Award), and Michael A.
Fresh off its one-year anniversary in April, Ybor City’s Zydeco Brew Werks has released some of its best beer yet, proving that it has more to bring to the table than a bustling location. There’s a Blanton’s bourbon barrel-aged English-style barleywine and a hop-laden hazy IPA brewed in collaboration with Coppertail and Oxbow Brewing companies.
Tampa Baseball Museum to Celebrate Local History of the Game with Free ‘Homeruns & History’ Event in Ybor City March 23
Leaders of the Tampa Pride Organization restore a 94-year-old plantation style home on the outskirts of Ybor City. TAMPA — Through the years, Gianna Russo has nearly broken into tears as she watched parts of her grandfather’s old home on the outskirts of Ybor City splinter and rot away. Leo Stalnaker Sr., a judge remembered
Ybor City is proud of our area’s dedication to promoting a culture of acceptance, support, and inclusion. Tampa’s beautiful year-round weather, sunny beaches and a thriving job market are all huge draws for anyone who’s looking for a fresh start. Now, with a recent perfect MEI score from the Human Rights Campaign, Tampa is also becoming
The 8th Annual Rotary Club of Ybor City Golf Classic Please join us for our 8th Annual Golf Classic fundraiser. This event raises funds that are distributed through local charities. The event is a scramble format with a shotgun start. There will be multiple contests on the course, including a putting contest, closest to the pin
FSU Entrepreneur Center Coming to Tampa, Partners with HCC, Hillsborough County- Tampa Bay Business Journal
Hillsborough Community College (HCC) will soon open an entrepreneur center for driven business students. “The Jim Moran Institute is partnering with Hillsborough County and Hillsborough County Community College to offer opportunities for mid-level entrepreneurs.” Click Here to Learn More – Tampa Bay Business Journal.
The 7th Annual Cuban Sandwich Festival is set to kick off Saturday, March 31 through April 1 at the HCC Ybor Campus, 1320 E. Palm Ave. The family-friendly event is free to attend, with over 40 entries from all over the world including South Korea, Florida, London, Tennessee, England, and many more competing to see