The Weekly View: 8,400 new streetlights, ground breakings, and more.

The Weekly View - Mayor Bob Buckhorn

Monday, October 29, 2012

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Mayor Bob Buckhorn
Mayor Buckhorn was on hand at the ground breaking for NoHo Flats, a 311-unit apartment complex in West Tampa. The project's expected completion date is next fall. Tweet this

"From the Desk of Mayor Buckhorn" is designed to give citizens greater insight into the Mayor's Office. Every week, Mayor Buckhorn will offer a snippet of what he's currently working on.

"Last week, I cut ribbons and broke ground on projects representing $79 million of investment in Tampa. The projects are diverse, from a boutique hotel and loft-style urban apartments to a high-tech cancer facility, which really showcases the evolution of Tampa's economic DNA."
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10/24/12 Tampa Bay Times: Tampa to add 8,400 street lights in the next five years
Mayor Buckhorn announced “Bright Lights, Safe Nights”, an initiative that will install 8,400 new streetlights.

10/24/12 Tampa Bay Business Journal: Champagne sabering signals Epicurean Hotel’s approach
The new 137-room Hyde Park hotel will feature a bakery, spa, wine store, restaurant, and more.

10/24/12 Tampa Tribune: NoHo Flats adds to north-of-Kennedy resurgence
Mayor Buckhorn helped break ground on the 311-unit apartment complex, scheduled to be completed next fall.

10/25/12 Tampa Bay Times: RNC racks up 9.6 billion 'media impressions' about Tampa Bay
Tampa received unprecedented exposure both on traditional and social media.

10/27/12 Tampa Tribune Editorial: Brilliant Plan, Mr. Mayor
Mayor Buckhorn’s new street lighting initiative will expand the city’s street light network by 30 percent.

Schedule Highlights
Tues Oct 30, 8 a.m.
The Florida Aquarium Rising Tides Groundbreaking Ceremony
Tues Oct 30, 11:30 a.m.
WTBN Christian Talk Radio 9th Annual Pastors Appreciation Luncheon
Tues Oct 30, 5:00 p.m.
Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation 3rd Annual Meeting
Wed Oct 31, 12 p.m.
Commercial Finance Association Tampa Chamber Luncheon
Thur Nov 1, 9 a.m.
Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Board Meeting
Thur Nov 1, 6:45 p.m.
Abe Brown Ministries Annual Banquet
Thur Nov 1, 7:30 p.m.
American Institute of Architects Celebrate Design Awards
Fri Nov 2, 6:30 p.m.
University of Tampa Board of Trustees Minaret Society Dinner
Sat Nov 3, 8:30 a.m.
Temple Crest KaBOOM Build Day
Sat Nov 3, 10 a.m.
Commissioning of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter William Flores
Sat Nov 3, 2 p.m.
India Festival 2012
Sat Nov 3, 6 p.m.
Tampa Museum of Art Pavilion XXVII
Sun Nov 4, 11 a.m.
2012 Tampa Bike Bash
Sun Nov 4, 2 p.m.
9th Annual Conga Caliente
Sun Nov 4, 6:30 p.m.
Erase Hate Tampa Bay Festival
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