Following a 3-2 vote last month, which denied a 98,000-square-foot Walmart Supercenter in the Ringling Shopping Center, city commissioners are now considering a proposal for a new tenant: Hardbound, a fast-growing Tampa Bay adult-bookstore chain.
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The small units will range from 20 to 75 square feet.
In a unanimous vote Monday, city commissioners approved a new form of city governance that will be the first of its kind in Florida.
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A bomb threat closed Ringling Boulevard and Adams Lane Friday morning.
The drawbridge on south Siesta Key was stuck open for an hour after a locking malfunction, according to Florida Department of Transportation reports.