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Good morning, Tampa! I’m Carlos Hernandez, I’m back with your new edition of the Tampa Patch newsletter. Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in the city today. Today you will find news about:

  • Luxury homes have been built in Ybor City.
  • The annual Festival of Lights returns to Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg.
  • The University of South Florida has opened an exhibit dedicated to forgotten burial places.

But first, today’s weather:


Humid with thunderstorms High: 88 Low: 76.

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Here are the most important events today in Tampa:

  1. Kits The ground broke on Friday In a townhouse community called GWX fabric In the upcoming Ybor City Gas Works area. Unit sizes range from 2,100 to 2,400 square feet. Prices start from $735,000 For units 18 units are under contract. Development is led by Darryl Shaw. (Tampa Patch)
  2. Hillsborough County Circuit Judge Nancy Jacobs accused of making “Inappropriate and offensive” remarks. About her competitor in the 2022 elections. The results were previously published Florida Judicial Qualifications Commission. She has been invited to file a written response to the charges before the Florida Supreme Court. (Creative Loving Tampa)
  3. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) A will open Disaster recovery center For those affected Hurricane Idalia In St. Petersburg. The center will be open seven days a week, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., at the Enoch D. Davis Center located in 111 18th Street S. Residents can sign up for assistance online or by phone as well. (and curse)
  4. There is a new exhibition of University of South Florida Institute of Forensic Anthropology and Applied Sciences Is characterized by Forgotten graves. The exhibit runs through January 30 and is located in the University of South Florida’s Social Sciences Building. Lost burial places have been highly controversial in Tampa over the past few years, and the exhibit focuses on more than 30 lost burial places. (Bay News 9)
  5. Christmas wizard Returns to Tampa Bay this winter in Tropicana field. The Festival of Lights will continue from From November 24 to December 31. Guests can enjoy ice skating, a Christmas market, a children’s play area and more. Tickets are already on sale for the event online. (WFLA)

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Tampa today:

Saturday 16 September

  • Walking tour of downtown Tampa. (10 am)
  • Fall vegetable gardening At Kirby Nursery. (10 am)
  • Pregame USF vs. Alabama At McDinton’s Irish Pub. (11 am)
  • Salsa yoga At Moon Drop yoga studio. (2 pm)
  • Mid-Autumn Moon Festival In England Brothers Park. (3 pm)

From my notebook:

  • Tampa Bay Lightning subscriber: “Happy Hispanic Heritage MonthTampa Bay. Join us to celebrate at our site Hispanic Heritage Night on September 30th. ➡️ tbl.co/hispanicheritage-23.” (Tampa Bay Lightning via Facebook)
  • Hillsborough County Public Schools Shared: “A new magnet school will be opening August 2024 In South Tampa, we ask for community input for name recommendations. The school will be located in 4210 W Bay Villa Ave, Tampa, FL 33611(Hillsboro County Public Schools via Facebook)
  • Tampa city Share: “Celebrate with us at 35th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrate on September 27 at 11 am in Tampa theater. Enjoy food, performances and guest speakers – the event is free and open to the public.” (City of Tampa via Facebook)
  • Tampa theater Shared: “Celebrating its seventh anniversary, Gulf Festival atmosphereI perform with over 20 artists every summer in Ybor City. The one-day festival presented by Symphonic Distribution highlights the best in new and emerging music.” (Tampa Theater via Facebook)

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That’s all for today. I’ll catch you bright and early tomorrow morning with another update!

Carlos Hernandez

About me: Hello, my name is Carlos Hernandez and I am a writer with over 10 years of experience in this field. I write the food blog “Carloseats” (http://www.carloseats.com) and also contribute to several newspapers and magazines with food-related blogs and articles. I run a video game blog (http://www.carlosplays.com).

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