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African-American community supports moving popular skate spot, Bro Bowl listen

07/18/13 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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Tampa City Council wants to move the skate park known as the Bro Bowl in Perry Harvey Sr. Park to make way for features honoring the area’s African-American history. But skaters are trying to save what they also consider a historic landmark. During council meeting Thursday, a small group of African-American baby boomers who remember what was once Central Avenue as a bustling symbol of their community – hosting such icons as Ella Fitzgerald and Ray Charles. Eddie Adams Jr. urged city counc...

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