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Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014

Richard Mullins Columns

TECO plans its largest solar project — at Tampa International Airport

TECO plans its largest solar project — at Tampa International Airport

Tampa Electric Co. will soon install a massive, 2-megawatt solar-power generating array atop one of Tampa International Airport’s major parking garages, marking the power company’s largest-ever renewable energy project....
Updated: 4 hours ago
First package shipped from Amazon warehouse in Ruskin

First package shipped from Amazon warehouse in Ruskin

The first item into the new Amazon warehouse in Ruskin last week is now the first one to ship out, an “Anna” doll from the Disney movie “Frozen,” shipped to an unnamed customer in New York.
Updated: 10 hours ago
iPhone 6 brings new way to buy

iPhone 6 brings new way to buy

There’s a very high likelihood that people will either absolutely love or absolutely hate using smartphones to make mobile payments.
Published: 09/28/14
Vinik Channel District revamp may move streets

Vinik Channel District revamp may move streets

A master plan for the area near Amalie Arena may include moving streets, which could allow for parks and other recreational facilities.
Published: 09/26/14
Vinik partners with Bill Gates company in Channel District development

Vinik partners with Bill Gates company in Channel District development

Jeff Vinik is bringing in a partner with far more resources for what could be a billion-dollar redevelopment around the Amalie Arena where his team plays: Bill Gates.
Published: 09/25/14
Rooster & The Till to double in size

Rooster & The Till to double in size

Rooster & The Till, one of Tampa’s newest restaurants opening just nine months ago, will soon double the size of its petite Seminole Heights location..
Published: 09/24/14
Vinik angling to buy Marriott Waterside, sources say

Vinik angling to buy Marriott Waterside, sources say

Another piece of Jeff Vinik’s plan to redevelop land around Amalie Arena may be falling into place as Vinik is negotiating to buy the Tampa Marriott Waterside hotel, according to people familiar with the situation.
Published: 09/23/14

Copperfish partners part ways; more restaurants planned

Partners in the Copperfish Seafood & Oyster Bar in South Tampa are parting ways in a deal that will allow at least one partner to open at least two more restaurants in Florida.
Published: 09/23/14
Anyway, the other day I really needed a Lyft
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Anyway, the other day I really needed a Lyft Video

The other day, I met just about the nicest guy I’ve ever met in Tampa. Theodore. He’s a Lyft driver, and he took me to work one day when my car was with the mechanic.
Published: 09/21/14
Apple fans line up early to buy iPhone6

Apple fans line up early to buy iPhone6 Video

Travis Stanford rather shyly confessed Friday that he had more than $1,400 in motivation to stay overnight on the sidewalk at International Plaza mall to be first in line for the iPhone6. He’s got a buyer on the side....
Published: 09/19/14