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SoHo Business Alliance looking for a hand from city of Tampa

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For nearly a decade now, the South Howard Avenue area in Tampa has exploded with new bars and restaurants, which has made it a destination spot for local and visiting millennials in particular. However, it’s also created various stresses in the neighborhood regarding parking, noise and other issues that affect local residents and the merchants. Earlier this summer the SoHo Business Alliance was formed with the goal of coordinating improvements and expansion in the area. Jeff Gigante of Ciccio Restaurant Group and Barry O’Connor…

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Lawsuits against MacDinton’s bars allege employee-related violence

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MacDinton’s Irish Pub is the defendant in two separate lawsuits filed within one month of each other. One lawsuit was filed against the St. Pete location on July 31 and the other against the SoHo Tampa location on August 27. Both allege employee-related violence in which the victim is seeking financial relief. In the earlier suit, a St. Pete resident argues he was accosted by two MacDinton’s employees and a Signature Security Service employee in the alley behind the Central…

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Mitch Perry Report for 8.14.15 — Cuba, China and human rights

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One of the legacies of Jimmy Carter’s administration was attempting to base a foreign policy on human rights. While in the end it resulted in mixed results, it was a central tenet of his outlook on the rest of the world. Human rights overseas is at the forefront today — or should be  — as John Kerry becomes the first secretary of state to visit Cuba since 1945. Kerry arrives in Havana to attend a flag-raising ceremony at the American Embassy and boost the…

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Uber says MacDinton’s in SoHo is its #1 destination for Bay area riders

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Though hardly scientific (we’re always a bit skeptical quoting from a story bylined by a guy named “Jon”), the global ridesharing service Uber is offering a top 15 list of the most popular drinking destinations in Tampa Bay—as determined by Uber rider visits: MacDinton’s – SoHo International Plaza and Bay Street* Ferg’s Live The Lodge – SoHo The Hyde Park Cafe Jackson’s Bar & Bistro The Hyde Out Yard of Ale – SoHo The Patio The Sail Pavilion Fly Bar The Drynk…

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