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Salvador Dali Museum

Toast of the Bay/Dump Into the Bay: Cigar City, City of Tampa; Eric Lynn, new Pier designers

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With a week as chock full of local political news as the previous one, there are several candidates for the Toast of the Bay and Dump Into the Bay. This being the first time I’ve handled this feature, I gave myself some flexibility and have several Toasts and Dumps. A Toast to Joey Redner on the sale of his Cigar City Brewing to Colorado craft beer company called Oskar Blues. The Tampa Bay Times estimates the deal could be worth more than…

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Ernest Hooper is wrong

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In case you missed it, St. Petersburg Times columnist Ernest Hooper wrote this morning: My friend says Tampa’s declining crime rate will go up a tick if the city “steals” the Rays from St. Petersburg, but is it stealing if St. Pete wouldn’t be upset about the move? Sure, Mayor Bill Foster won’t concede the team without a fight, but the general populace seems more interested in fixing the Pier and completing construction of the new Salvador Dali museum. Let…

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