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Ybor City lights on 7th Avenue [VIDEO]

Photo gallery of historic 7th Avenue during Super Bowl 2017 in the Ybor City neighborhood of Tampa, FL.

TAMPA / YBOR CITY – Ybor City contains 950 historic buildings and is the official Historic District of Tampa, FL.

The highlight of Ybor City is historic 7th Avenue. It’s the commercial strip with early 20th century influences from Europe, Asia and Cuba to name a few.

The video is a fast photo gallery that flips through over 100 images, most of which are on 7th Avenue.

SOURCE: https://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/american_latino_heritage/ybor_city_historic_district.html

 

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Tampa’s 7th Ave (historic)

Photos of 7th Avenue during the evening of Superbowl 2017 in the Ybor City neighborhood of Tampa, FL

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Thai Legacy Restaurant, Brandon, FL (opens)

Thai Legacy Restaurant is now open in the former Thai Boat Restaurant space at 120 N Parsons Avenue at Brandon Blvd. in Brandon, FL.

Appetizers ($4.95 – $6.95)
The cheapest appetizer is the Fresh Summer Rolls filled with your choice of shrimp or chicken for only $4.95. The most expensive is the Stuffed Chicken Wings at $6.95.

Entree Legacy Meals ($8.95 – $11.95)
The least expensive meal is the Rice Noodle Roll Meal at 8.95 and the most expensive is the Tofu in Tamarind Sauce at 11.95.

They opened on February 1st, 2017 and already have reviews: two 5-star and one 3-star on Yelp.

Thai Legacy Restaurant
120 N Parsons Ave
Brandon, FL 33510
813-685-8005
thailegacyrestaurant.com
ThaiLegacyRestaurant@gmail.com
directions: google.com/maps

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Loud train horns in Tampa getting silenced

Train horn complaints by residence in downtown Tampa have been heard while the City goes into planning phase to quite them down

TAMPA / YBOR CITY, FL – It is Federally mandated for train conductors (24 hours a day) to sound their horns 15-20 seconds before reaching a railroad crossing to warn drivers and pedestrians a train is approaching.

Mayor Buckhorn’s push for new residential communities for the downtown area has been a great success.  A good example would be the 23-story Skyhouse in Channelside that had tenants signing on  months before it was move-in ready. The 7-story Fitzgerald apartments was the latest open. And in the works is the The Channel Club apartment complex with an adjacent Publix.

However, more people equates to more complaints. And at the top of the list is the train horns sounding off during the night.

The Remedy? Quiet Zones.

QUIET ZONES
A Quiet Zone is a Federal Railroad Administration exemption to the rule requiring train conductors and engineers to sound their horns when approaching railroad crossings.

However, train crews can still sound the horn if warranted for other safety reasons. So far there are only around five crossing in the downtown area slated to change over to Quiet Zones.

Quiet Zones must have upgraded warning devices and new gates that cost around $200,000 for each crossing according to CCX.

HOT TO GET QUIET ZONES

Learn how to get your local public agency to request a Quiet Zone for your area: fra.dot.gov/eLib/details/L03055

Communities wishing to establish a quiet zone should contact their
local FRA Crossing Manager at: fra.dot.gov/Page/P0244

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Flavas Jamaican Grill, Riverview, FL (coming soon)

SOUTHSHORE / RIVERVIEW, FL – Flavas Jamaican Grill is a new restaurant recently approved by Hillsborough County to open in Victory Center in a small retail space that sits between Zeko’s Grill and Cricket Wireless at 6467 US-301 in Riverview, FL.

Flavas Jamaican Grill (coming soon)
6467 US-301, Riverview, FL 33578
directions: google.com/maps