Tag: downtown tampa

Fourth Friday celebrates first anniversary

People taking part in Fourth Friday have the opportunity to have unique Tampa experiences, such as touring the Tampa Theatre and the Henry B. Plant Museum for free. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE. Due to its immense success, the city is prepared to not only continue Fourth Friday, a monthly event […]

Tampa cultural centers reveal future renovations

Displayed in Maestro was a model of what the Straz Center for the Performing Arts will look like if it passes the feasibility stage of renovations. ORACLE PHOTO/BREANNE WILLIAMS Three leading institutions in Tampa met Tuesday morning to announce their renovation and expansion plans, promising an improving art scene for […]

Spending the holidays in Tampa

Students staying in Tampa for Thanksgiving can either opt for the conventional large dinner or try a smaller substitute instead, depending on the size of their company. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE. At this point in the semester, students are grateful for the arrival of Thanksgiving, which is a short reprieve […]

Downtown renovations neglecting real problem

Plans for reconstructed Downtown Tampa as designed by Strategic Property Partners LLC. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE Rows of shops, bright lights, crowds of people, walkways across a serene turquoise river. These are the images presented in the artist’s renditions of Lightning owner Jeff Vinik’s plans for downtown Tampa. As a lifelong […]