Monday, January 14, 2013
Commuting to Land O' Lakes from the downtown area? The market will be held weekly at The Roosevelt 2.0 in Ybor City.
Want to miss the rush hour commute north in favor of a little local flavor? There's a perfect excuse this Tuesday evening—and every Tuesday hereafter. Twilight Market debuts Tuesday, Jan. 15. at The Roosevelt 2.0, 1812 N. 15th Street in Ybor City. The event runs from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m., with live music starting at 6 p.m. The market, which will operate every Tuesday, will provide space for local vendors to sell items such as produce, plants, fresh baked goods, soaps and crafts. Revenue goes to The Roosevelt 2.0, a local venue for all things artistic. Local vendors who will be selling goods at Tuesday's inaugural event include The Sausage Laboratory, Natural Goodness and Joey's Biscotti. Let Patch save you time. Get great local stories …
Thursday, October 25, 2012
President Barack Obama encouraged those who attended his "America Forward!" stop in Tampa to vote for him.
As President Barack Obama arrived in Ybor City's Centennial Park on Oct. 25, a crowd of an estimated 8,500 supporters cheered him on. Obama's message to voters was clear: He wants another four years to accomplish what he's already set out to do. He told those in attendance that Republican challenger Gov. Mitt Romney is promoting policies "that aren't going to work." "He's hoping you won't remember and you'll come down with a case of what we call 'Romnesia,'" Obama told supporters. Watch the video to see the first few minutes of the President's Tampa speech. What do you think about the President's message? Share your thoughts in the comments section. See Also: Obama Rally in Ybor City Draws Thousands of Supporters
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Some roads and parking garages will close to the public during President Barack Obama’s Tampa rally Oct. 25.
Whether you’re heading into Ybor City tomorrow morning to hear President Barack Obama speak or you need to be down that way on business, there’s some news you need to know. The city of Tampa has announced that traffic congestion is anticipated from about 6:30 a.m. until noon – at least – throughout Ybor on Thursday, Oct. 25, as the President makes his way to town on his “America Forward!” tour. The rally takes place at 1800 E. 8th Ave. in Centennial Park. Security gates open to ticketholders at 7 a.m., and the president is expected to speak around 9 a.m. City officials, according to a media release, anticipate the heaviest congestion in the area between 15th and 21st Streets from north of Seventh Avenue to south of Palm Avenue. Both Palm …