Ybor City

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Florida Museum of Photographic Arts joins growing arts scene in Ybor City

Two of the leaders of the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts appeared on WMNF WaveMakers June 27 to discuss moving to the Kress Building in Ybor City after a decade in downtown Tampa.
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Tampa’s Darryl Shaw, Manny Leto and Tom DeGeorge discuss latest changes in Ybor City

Ybor City is in yet another season of change, and Tampa developer Darryl Shaw is on the forefront of headlines surrounding the transition. He—along with public historian and club owner Tom DeGeorge—join us on air...

Thank you for an amazing Tropical Heatwave!

WMNF is bursting with gratitude for all who made Tropical Heatwave 2023  a huge success. To our volunteers To the volunteer organizers, the decorators, the posters, the sharers, the creators, the drivers, the engineers, and...

Tropical Heatwave 2023 Highlights Slideshow

Enjoy these amazing shots from Tropical Heatwave 2023 at The Cuban Club in Ybor City, Tampa. Check the WMNF Instagram and Facebook pages for more photos! Photo credits: Tracy May Photography, Erika Flaskamp

No Pasarán! The Ybor City women who fought fascism

Women's political activism in Ybor City, Florida and their fight against fascism at home and abroad during the time of the Spanish Civil War.

New documentary marks 100 years of La Gaceta

Patrick Manteiga joined talks about 100 years of La Gaceta, the past and future of Ybor City and the midterm elections. 
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WMNF’s Tropical Heatwave music festival will return to Ybor City in 2023

WMNF's Tropical Heatwave music fest returns on May 6, 2023, to the Cuban Club in the historic Ybor City neighborhood of Tampa.

Ivanka Trump stops by two Ybor City institutions to sing president’s praises as Trump and Biden vie for Florida’s Latino vote

First Daughter and presidential advisor Ivanka Trump visited Tampa’s Ybor City today. She stopped at La Segunda Bakery before joining former Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi for a fireside chat at the Columbia Restaurant. Listen:...

Activists Protest Killing of Civilians by Border Patrol

Last Wednesday in Tampa’s Ybor City a group of about a dozen people protested the killing of people in Mexico by US Border Patrol agents. The Associated Press is reporting this morning that: “U.S. authorities...
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Rays expect taxpayers to fund much of team’s proposed Ybor stadium

On Tuesday afternoon the Tampa Bay Rays unveiled their proposed Ybor City baseball park; according to the Rays, the project would cost $892 million, about a third of which would be the cost of the...
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Human rights activists will hold vigil at U.S. Border Control office in Ybor City

The emotional scars from separating children from parents seeking asylum at the U.S. – Mexico border is just one type of violence migrants face; another is being shot by armed Border Patrol agents. This Friday...
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Rays president tries to sell St. Pete crowd on Ybor stadium

The Tampa Bay Rays hope to abandon St. Pete for a new baseball stadium in Ybor City and have much of it paid for with public funds; team co-president Brian Auld faced a Suncoast Tiger...

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