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New mobile phone audio tour lets visitors learn about Tampa Riverwalk listen

02/09/12 Olivia Kabat
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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The City of Tampa recently announced the beginning of construction on a new segment of the downtown Riverwalk. In order to draw more visitors the Riverwalk is now expanding and offering a new audio cell phone tour of Tampa’s waterfront.

The new phone tour was developed by Friends of the Riverwalk with assistance from the University of South Florida chapter of Students in Free Enterprise. Dameion Lovett, assistant director of USF’s Scholarship & Financial Aid Department says the self-g...

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Restitch Tampa hosts competition to redesign Tampa's Hillsborough Riverfront listen

09/05/11 Josh Holton
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday


Designers are imagining creative new ways to capitalize on Tampa’s downtown riverfront. An international design competition to enhance Tampa’s riverfront kicked off last night at the Tampa Museum of Art. It’s hosted by USF and the Tampa Downtown Partnership and several architectural models of a future riverfront were on display.

Green space has been a popular topic in city architecture a...

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The Iconic St Petersburg Pier might be torn down listen

02/03/10 Tom Baur
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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Last night The Pier Advisory Task Force met to hear citizens ideas about the future of the historic St. Petersburg Pier.

The Grand Dame of all municipal icons, the St. Petersburg Pier is crumbling and falling apart. Her spindly concrete pilings are rotten. And The upside-down pyramid leaks. The Miami architectural team hired to find solutions offered six plans from $38 to $90 million to repai...


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