2016 Holiday Party

We are very excited about this years Holiday Party to be held Friday, December 9, 2016 beginning at 5:30 pm. The event will be held at The American Legion located at 6918 N Florida Ave. The party will be catered by Zeko’s Grill and music will be played by local DJ Suspiria. From 5:30-7, we will have pictures with Santa for kids (and adults) and a facepainting Elf. Drink tickets will be included in the ticket price. Please come out and join your neighbors for a night of fun and fellowship! We are also proud to support The United States Marine Corps Reserve Annual Toys for Tots drive. Please bring an unwrapped toy with you to our party. We will have donation boxes set up. Just drop off your toy and we will do the rest. Purchase Tickets

Survey: Alcoholic Beverage Sales in Old Seminole Heights

The Old Seminole Heights Neighborhood Association loves and welcomes the revitalization that is occurring along our commercial corridors with new shops and food and beverage establishments. We want to be supportive of both our residential and business neighbors. One of the areas that is proving to be a sensitive area is alcohol (AKA: wet zoning) sales. Since we are designated an “Urban Village” in Tampa’s Comprehensive Plan, the code requires a distance separation of 250 feet from residential and 250 feet from another business selling alcoholic beverages. That is the code. We want to support our businesses and routinely support the waiver of those distance requirements in exchange for the business seeking approval for alcohol wet zoning to agree to 11 pm Sunday through Wednesday and 1 am for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. This is a compromise as it would be nearly impossible to find a location that met the 250 foot residential separation. However, we have a policy of not supporting and actively opposing any request for 3 am wet zoning and oppose any distance waivers from residential for businesses seeking 3 am sales. We will ask the city to enforce the distance requirements that are part of the… Read more“Survey: Alcoholic Beverage Sales in Old Seminole Heights”