Billy Graham attended the Florida Bible Institute located along the Hillsborough River in Temple Terrace. Originally, he attended Bob Jones College located in Cleveland, Tennessee, which has since relocated and is now known as Bob Jones…

The Reverend Billy Graham, worldwide evangelist and “Pastor to the Presidents”, had a humble beginning here in Tampa, specifically in Temple Terrace. Billy Graham attended Florida Bible Institute in Temple Terrace along the Hillsborough River…

A local story suggests that the Cuban Revolution started in Tampa. In 1895, Jose Martí, a Cuban Revolutionary leader nicknamed the “George Washington of Cuba”, was said to have tasked Blas O’Halloran, a cigar maker, with an important job. Martí asked…

Ignacio Haya’s entrepreneurship in the cigar business made him a true pioneer, not only for the tobacco industry in the United States, but as a leader in real estate, enterprise, and a large contributor to the city and region of Tampa. Born in…

Centennial Park is a city park like many others: it has statues, benches, pedestrians, and skateboarders. But one group of guests is somewhat unique: the famed chickens of Ybor City. The close proximity of the trolley stop makes for a great location…