Recreational options expand in northern Hillsborough

Carrollwood Village Community Park is finally a reality — and ready for the public to enjoy. Situated on a 50-acre site that was once home to the now-offline Dale Mabry Wastewater Treatment Plant, the “passive” community park offers a number of amenities. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Oct. 19 to celebrate the partial completion of Phase I of the park. Features include a dog park, a … [Read more...]

Results are in for Florida’s primary

Florida’s voters went to the polls last week in a primary that captured national attention when Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum stunned political prognosticators by defeating the predicted winner Gwen Graham. If he wins in November, Gillum would become Florida’s first black governor. On the Republican side of the ledger, Congressman Ron DeSantis — endorsed by President … [Read more...]

Rays 2020 pitches a new ballpark for Ybor

Though recent on-field performances may suggest otherwise, the Tampa Bay Rays’ long-term future in the region should generate excitement to the community and fans alike. At least that was the pitch from Jason Woody to a room filled with business leaders and elected officials at the North Tampa Bay Chamber’s breakfast meeting earlier this month, at Pasco-Hernando State College’s Porter Campus in … [Read more...]

New community park planned in North Tampa

A new family friendly county park is coming this fall to the Greater Carrollwood area. After nearly a year of finalizing its conceptual design, construction is slated to begin next month on the new Carrollwood Village Community Park, at 13055 Delwood Road in Tampa. The park replaces the site of the Dale Mabry Wastewater Treatment Plant, which is situated on 50 acres along the west side of … [Read more...]

New connection being eyed between Mansfield and Kinnan

Pasco County officials aren’t taking a position as yet on tearing away barricades, and connecting Kinnan Street and Mansfield Boulevard. Hillsborough County officials, however, are budgeting $250,000 to get the job done. Hillsborough’s budget decision won’t influence Pasco’s decision, according to Pasco County Commissioner Mike Moore. Pasco wants to know the results of a study that it … [Read more...]

Carrollwood Village park project pushes forward

With funding secured for a new community park in Carrollwood Village, the next step is finalizing the project’s conceptual design. The 50-acre Carrollwood Village Community Park is set to replace the Dale Mabry Wastewater Treatment Plant once it goes offline, and the land is converted to a green space. The property is situated west of North Dale Mabry Highway, south of West Village Drive … [Read more...]