The Weekly View: Free Wi-Fi downtown, Veterans Hospital, and more.


The Weekly View - Mayor Bob Buckhorn

Monday, June 24, 2013

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Mayor Buckhorn
Mayor Buckhorn had the chance to meet with doctors and veterans being treated at the James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital. The latest technology to treat wounded veterans is being deployed at Haley to give our warriors a better quality of life.

"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.

"My trip to New York this week showed me that some of the biggest companies in the nation are looking to Tampa as a place to create new jobs and explore business ventures. Tampa is definitely open for business."

06/18/13 Livibility.com: Tampa Bay Mayor Bob Buckhorn Has His City Thinking Like a Marketer
  Mayor Bob Buckhorn believes that using data from social networking site FourSquare will allow the city to gain a better understanding of its residents and their preferences.

6/18/13 WFLA: The mayor of Tampa wants to bring Wi-Fi to a downtown park
  Tampa is looking for companies to provide free Wi-Fi to the city's favorite parks.

6/20/13 Tampa Tribune Editorial: Tampa's Wi-Fi plan a worthy venture
  Mayor Buckhorn hopes that private companies will bid on installing free Wi-Fi in major parks downtown.

6/21/13: New York Magazine: The Five-Point Weekend Escape Plan: Skip the Beach in Tampa
  A guide for travelers on where to stay and eat, what to do, and Tampa's best kept secrets.

6/22/13 Tampa Bay Times: Ruth: In supporting Pride, Buckhorn shows he's mayor of Tampa Bay
  This Saturday's in St. Petersburg, Mayor Buckhorn will honor and celebrate the local LGBT community.

 
Schedule Highlights
Tues June 25, 9 a.m.
Duckweed Grocery Store Grand Opening
Tues June 25, 10 a.m.
Tampa PD Swearing-In Ceremony
Wed June 26, 10 a.m.
Ulele Restaurants Groundbreaking at the Historic Waterworks Building
Thurs June 27, 11:30 a.m.
Gaybor Coalition Lunch
Fri June 28, 8 a.m.
American Association of Woodturners Conference
Fri June 28, 12 p.m.
Leadership Florida Annual Meeting & Luncheon
Sat June 29, 9 a.m.
St. Petersburg LGBT Pride Parade
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