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Four Green Fields wins bid to build bar and restaurant in Tampa’s Curtis Hixon Park

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Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn announced Wednesday that Four Green Fields has been given the rights to build a bar/restaurant inside of Curtis Hixon Park. “The city received seven very enticing proposals but the Four Green Fields concept with a raw bar is exactly what downtown Tampa is craving,” said Buckhorn. “For over 25 years, Four Green Fields has been a tried and true staple in Tampa  and their vision for the park seamlessly integrates with our busy event schedule while…

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Bob Buckhorn embraces Patrick Murphy’s ideology as he gives his endorsement in Tampa

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.Although he didn’t call Patrick Murphy his “soulmate” today, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn otherwise gave as full throated endorsement as any politician can  when he announced his full-fledged support for South Florida U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy in next year’s race for Senate. “I think he is where I am ideologically — which is in the center of that spectrum,” Buckhorn said of Murphy’s centrist political leanings at a press conference held in Curtis Hixon Park. The two were also in synch sartorially,…

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Tampa City Council candidates talk about favorite Cuban sandwiches & other not so crucial minutiae

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Tuesday night’s Tampa Bay Young Republicans City Council forum was the last official scheduled campaign forum of the 2015 campaign season, and while District 1 candidate Susan Long said she couldn’t recall a comment she made at an earlier debate because “there’s been so many of them,” the fact is that this was a relatively light schedule of events compared to the race four years ago, when a wide-open mayoral contest brought much more intense attention to the campaign. The…

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