SPECIAL NOTE: This is only the beginning. As the weeks, months and years move forward so will this webpage, as a single online resource offering you (the entire LGBTQ Community of the Tampa Bay Region) more information to help make your day to day lives a little better.
Tampa is a city on Tampa Bay, along Florida’s Gulf Coast. With I-4 and I-75 as the two major freeways connecting Tampa to the rest of Florida, the city is becoming a major business center. It’s also known for its museums and other cultural offerings.
Busch Gardens is an African-themed amusement park with thrill rides and animal-viewing areas. The historic Ybor City neighborhood, developed by Cuban and Spanish cigar-factory workers at the turn of the 20th century, is a dining and nightlife destination to many college students.
Population: 352,957 (2013) Area code: 813 Mayor: Jane Castor (LGBTQ)
Tampa elects FIRST LGBTQ Mayor (2019)
(video) Sneak Peek at Tampa's future and multi billion dollar project.
Tampa leads job demand in Florida
Nov 18, 2016, 2:37pm EST
LGBTQTampaBay.com Website (Face Book)
HART (bus company)
Career Source Tampa (free resources & workshops)
Help Wanted Face Book Group (Tampa & St. Pete)
COMMUTER BUS SERVICE TO St. PETE:
Why drive when you can RIDE?
Light Rail, Express Lanes & Bike Lane
(2020 Proposal Howard Franklin Bridge)
PORT OF TAMPA(cruise ships, real estate, future planning)
CROSS BAY FERRY(Tampa to St. Pete)
E BOATS TAMPA(water taxi)
RIVERWALK BOATING CO. (rentals)
HOSPITALS: (Health related)
WHY Get Tested For HIV?(What's The Point?)
NYTimes: Dorm Essentials (NYT article)
NYTimes: How to Get the Most Out of a College Town Vacation
HOTELS: (Downtown Tampa)
Hampton Inn & Suites(Ybor City)
Hilton Garden Inn(Ybor City)
EXPOS: Tampa Bay (Job, Boats, Seniors & MORE)
Big Cat Rescue(10 species of wild big cats)
Tampa Grand Prix(Indoor GoKart Racing)
Ybor City (Gaybor City)
Centro Ybor(Ybor City Mall)
University Mall(near USF)
Fresh Markets ( Area Farmers Markets. Food, Crafts & Music)
NOTE: Just GOOGLE the listings below for location & detail information.
The list of bars, restaurants, night clubs, etc. in the Ybor City (Gaybor City) Section of Tampa are too many to mention here (sorry). However, a good time will be had by all who explore the area day or night, here is just a small sample.
(Tampa bars, politics & MORE)
Post your bar specials, DJ events, concerts, real estate listings HERE.
Along the main drag of 7th Avenue, Ybor City:
USF HIV / Health Center Mosani Building 813.974.2201
Ybor Youth Clinic (813) 396-9021 1315 E 7th Ave #104, Tampa, FL
Bars, Cafes, Clubs, Restaurants...
Cristoph's 2606 N Armenia Ave, Tampa dance/bar
Centro Ybor Ybor City Mall with stores, movies & MORE
GaYBOR District Coalition 1228 E 7th Ave, 3rd Floor, Ybor City
1603 TATTOO 1315 E. 7th Ave Ybor City
The Bricks Ybor 1327 E. 7th Ave, Ybor City cafe
Southern Nights 1401 E 7th Ave, Ybor City night club
The Ritz Ybor 1503 E 7th Ave, Ybor City event space
The Honey Pot 1507 E 7th Ave, Ybor City night club
Improv Comedy Theater 1600 E 8 th Ave. Ybor City comedy club
Tequila Bar 1613 E 7th Ave, Ybor City Mexican food
Ybor City Jazz House 1611 E 7th Ave, Ybor City Jazz Club
Bernini 1702 E 7th Ave, Ybor City Italian food
The Blind Tiger 1901 E 7th Ave, Ybor City coffee shop
The Orpheum 1915 E 7th Ave, Ybor City night club
Stone Soup Co. 1919 E 7th Ave, Ybor City food
Columbia Restaurant (historic) 2117 E 7th Ave, Ybor City Spanish food
TAMPA : For your consideration
u.le.le Native American Inspired 1810 N. Highland Ave, Tampa, Fl. food
City Side Lounge 3703 Henderson Blvd, Tampa, FL bar
Balance Tampa Bay (Fellowship, Fun, Philanthropy)
Karen Woods, Coldwell Banker, 802-310-4946 (LGBTQ)
Rob Mc Guire Keller Williams Realty, 727-894-1600 (LGBTQ)
Bud Gunter, Mortgage Loan Originator at Sharpe Mortgage, 813-374-8282
Tabi Deas, (weblink)
David Davison, Davidson's Travel Management, 330.507.1915
Regional LGBTQ Wedding Officiant / Wedding Packages:
PRIDE Wedding Ceremonies (LGBTQ owned)