TBO.com: Tampa Bay Online, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times - breaking news and weather.
Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015

Business News

SOHO Donut Co. plans to open near UT

SOHO Donut Co. plans to open near UT

Proving that nearly any culinary idea can be transformed or calorically beatified with the addition of doughnuts, downtown Tampa will soon behold a bold innovation: TheDonut Cuban Sandwich.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Bass Pro Shops to hold job fair in May

Bass Pro Shops to hold job fair in May

Outdoor enthusiasts here’s your chance to work at a store made just for you.
Updated: 12 hours ago

Public can weigh in on West Tampa redevelopment plans

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn and other officials will give West Tampa residents the opportunity to help shape redevelopment plans in that area with the second of two community meetings.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Purchase of Pepin estate is dream come true for Tampa couple

Purchase of Pepin estate is dream come true for Tampa couple

An attorney and his wife had long admired the landmark estate on the banks of the Hillsborough River built by Art and Polly Pepin.
Updated: 17 hours ago
Booming hotel development creates friction on Pinellas beaches

Booming hotel development creates friction on Pinellas beaches

CLEARWATER — There’s no going back to the days when only cottages and mid-size motels looked out over the Gulf of Mexico here.
Published: 04/26/15

Ratings shed light on retailers that are thriving and fading

TAMPA — Perhaps there never will be a simple reason why one retailer prospers while another falters. Why did Victoria’s Secret attract pretty much 99 percent of the women’s underwear market while Frederick’s of Hollywood close...
Published: 04/26/15
House OKs end to ‘growler’ prohibition, sends bill to governor

House OKs end to ‘growler’ prohibition, sends bill to governor

The House on Friday joined the Senate in supporting the end of the state’s prohibition on brewers being able to fill 64-ounce containers known as “growlers” for off-site consumption. Currently, brewers can only fill containers of other sizes.
Published: 04/25/15
MOSI may move to Vinik’s Channel District project

MOSI may move to Vinik’s Channel District project

Hillsborough County officials confirm they are in advanced talks about how to move the struggling Museum of Science and Industry from Fowler Avenue to the 40-plus-acre area Jeff Vinik is redeveloping on the downtown Tampa waterfront.
Published: 04/25/15
‘Stripper mansion’ owner faces fines for code violations

‘Stripper mansion’ owner faces fines for code violations

It wasn’t the stripper school that earned the Odessa mansion a unanimous finding of non-compliance by the code enforcement board. The mansion ran afoul of the county by holding special events without a permit and running a business in a residential district.
Published: 04/24/15
Updated: 04/25/15
Starbucks: Computer outage fixed; stores to reopen

Starbucks: Computer outage fixed; stores to reopen

A computer outage hit thousands of Starbucks stores, and some gave away free drinks before many closed early to the dismay of caffeine-craving patrons.
Published: 04/24/15
Updated: 04/25/15