Major Announcement For Ybor City? 

Posted: 8:52 pm Thursday, February 8th, 2018

By Ann Kelly


The Tampa Bay Rays have a press conference scheduled for Friday afternoon at 1:30 pm. Hillsborough County Commissioner Ken Hagen said Rays owner Stu Sternberg will have a major announcement regarding Ybor City and the team.


Tampa International Airport’s new SkyConnect people mover will start operating from the economy garage and the new car rental center on February 14th.. TIA officials estimate 2,500 passengers per hour  in each direction will use the train.


When it comes to the flu the Bay area ranks in the top ten in the nation for reported cases. The Doctor’s Report Illness Tracker has us sixth on the list for the flu and eighth in the country for Type A. Five have died in Tampa Bay, 53 nationwide.


Willie Nelson was a victim of the flu and that cancelled his concert at Ruth Eckerd Hall. It’s been rescheduled for February 28th and tickets already purchased will be honored on the new date.