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12/17/09 Joshua Lee Holton
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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Today Tampa City Council approved alcohol sales for a microbrewery in West Tampa. Cigar City Brewing is owned by the son of Perennial City Council Candidate and Adult Club owner Joe Redner. About a dozen residents of the Carver City and Lincoln Gardens neighborhoods protested the approval of alcohol sales in their neighborhood.

In a 4-2 vote, Tampa City Council allowed a Tampa microbrewery to continue to sell alcohol at the site on Spruce Street. Joe Redner is the owner of the Cigar City ...

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Microbrewery on tap for Redner listen

06/12/08 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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The Tampa City Council today gave a first approval for a wet zoning that would allow for a microbrewery to be run in West Tampa by entrepreneur Joe Redner.

But as with all things having to do with the Mons Venus owner, it was not without controversy. Several members of the Lincoln Gardens area of West Tampa said the project was not compatible with the neighborhood. They also had traffic concerns and questioned the Council’s acceptance of Redner’s promise to fill in a nearby ditch. That pr...

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