The Weekly View: Ulele groundbreaking, Verizon adds 100 jobs, and more.

The Weekly View - Mayor Bob Buckhorn

Monday, July 1, 2013

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Mayor Buckhorn
Mayor Buckhorn met with the construction workers before the groundbreaking of the Ulele restaurant in the historic Water Works building. The restaurant and brewery is scheduled to open in spring of 2014.


"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.

"The theme of last week proved to be 'new'. With the groundbreaking of the Gonzmart's exciting new restaurant Ulele, Verizon annoucing 100 new jobs coming to Tampa, and the new fitness equipment coming to Bayshore Boulevard, there's no reason not to be excited about the future of our great city!"

06/24/13 Tampa Bay Times: Tampa delegation takes soft sell approach with NYC financial firms
  Mayor Bob Buckhorn joined the Tampa Hillsborough EDC and Mayor of Temple Terrace Frank Chillura for a trip to New York to thank financial services firms for their business in the Bay area.

6/25/13 The Tampa Tribune: Buckhorn, others promote Tampa on New York trip
  Mayor Buckhorn's trip to New York City last week was focused on building stronger relationships with major financial services companies who employ thousands in our area

6/26/13 ABC Action News: New restaurant, Ulele, breaks ground at old Tampa Water Works building
  The restoration of the historical Water Works building into a new restaurant will bring new life to the Hillsborough Riverfront and Tampa Heights neighborhood.

6/27/13: The Tampa Tribune: Verizon adds 100 sales, customer support jobs in Tampa
  The country's largest mobile network operator is bringing 100 new jobs to Tampa.

6/27/13 WFLA: Tampa law firm donates money to repair Bayshore Fitness Trail
  Bayshore Boulevard will soon be equipped with new exercise equipment thanks to law firm Hill Ward Henderson.

6/29/13 Tampa Bay Times: DOMA fuels St. Pete Pride spirits, despire downpour
  Mayor Buckhorn took part in the St. Pete Pride this weekend, and was the highest ranking official who walked in the parade.

6/30/13 The Tampa Tribune: Otto: Vision for Ulele restaurant has a great back story
  The story behind the naming of the Gonzmart's newest venture is fueled by mythical legend and a hidden spring.

Schedule Highlights
Wed July 3, 11 a.m.
Mayor's Food Truck Fiesta
Thurs July 4
Independence Day, City offices closed
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