Our network

Public Spaces

Game Zone at the Library

Game Zone at the Library

Tampa, Florida -- The library isn't just for book worms anymore.

Teens are invited to the Seminole Heights Branch Library for some video games on Tuesday, Sept. 18.

Some of the games include Dance, Dance Revolution, Guitar Hero and Rock Band.

Games begin at 4:30 p.m.

Mayor Buckhorn reopens Ballast Point Park

Mayor Buckhorn reopens Ballast Point Park

Tampa, Florida -- Mayor Bob Buckhorn will officially reopen Ballast Point Park at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12.

“Ballast Point Park has been an integral part of our community for over 100 years. It’s a popular because it has something for everyone – from the fishing pier to the expanded wellness center and new splash pad,” said Mayor Buckhorn in a release.

The City of Tampa says it matched a portion of the funds raised by the Ballast Point community for a tot lot, a playground specifically designed for children under 5 years of age.

Lake Townsen Regional Park closes fishing ramp and pier

Lake Townsen Regional Park closes fishing ramp and pier

Brooksville, Florida-- The boat ramp and fishing pier located at Lake Townsen Regional Park will be closed  until further notice due to rising water levels as a result of heavy rainfall, Hernando County announced today. 

Those of you with questions are encouraged to call the Parks and Recreation Department at 754-4027.

HART: sign up for RNC Rider Alerts

HART: sign up for RNC Rider Alerts

Tampa, Florida-- Heading downtown? If you use the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority, you'll want to make sure you can rely on your ride this week!

10 news told you about HART's announcement of changes to their bus and street car routes for the Republican National Convention this week, and now we want to make sure you are able to stay on top of them, as even the changes are subject to change!

According to HART:

Offices close for Labor Day

Offices close for Labor Day

Hernando County, Florida-- All Hernando County government offices will be closed for the Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 3, 2012. 

Republic Services will maintain their normal trash collection schedule, the Northwest Solid Waste Facility will be open, but the east and west solid waste convenience centers will be closed as normal on Mondays, said a Hernando County Community Relations release.

All county offices will re-open on Tuesday, September 4.

New and improved Ballast Point Park

New and improved Ballast Point Park

Tampa, Florida-- Families with young children will enjoy the new water play area along with new playground equipment with sun shade protection.

Ballast Point Park behind the pier in South Tampa underwent almost a one million dollar renovation to make the park more family friendly.

The improvements also include additional parking and more covered picnic areas.

Internet service at all county libraries is up and running!

Internet service at all county libraries is up and running!

Hillsborough County, Florida-- Earlier this week, Hillsborough County released reports that a power outage caused internet services at each of the libraries to go down. 

As of yesterday, service has been restored, therefore you may take full advantage of your local library this weekend!

Click here to access information on the library nearest you.