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Bryan Glazer gives $4 million to new Jewish Community Center in West Tampa

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For years, attempts to revive the historic Fort Homer Westerly Armory in West Tampa became a fruitless endeavor — but that finally changed two years ago, when the Tampa Jewish Community Center and Federation realized that the 100,000-square-foot space located on North Howard Avenue just south of I-275 could fulfill its needs to have a presence further South of Tampa from their current spot on Gunn Highway. So in October of 2013, the JCC signed a 99-year lease for the building, with an option…

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A must-read from Mitch Perry: Bob Hackworth’s power lunch with Pam Iorio

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  From Mitch Perry: Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio is thrilled about the major developments in downtown Tampa that have finally reached fruition, and she just can’t hide it. So one day last week, after a sit-down interview with CL (see p. 5), she took this reporter, CL Editor David Warner and former Dunedin Mayor Bob Hackworth on a tour she’d probably like to give all of the critics who never warmed to her grand ambitions for the Riverwalk. Beginning at…

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A must-read from Mitch Perry: Bob Hackworth’s power lunch with Pam Iorio

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From Mitch Perry: Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio is thrilled about the major developments in downtown Tampa that have finally reached fruition, and she just can’t hide it. So one day last week, after a sit-down interview with CL (see p. 5), she took this reporter, CL Editor David Warner and former Dunedin Mayor Bob Hackworth on a tour she’d probably like to give all of the critics who never warmed to her grand ambitions for the Riverwalk. Beginning at the…

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