Tampa Streetcar Fest 2004 -
Centro Ybor - Page 5
Car 429 hums along 8th Avenue
And now for something a little
is Bruce Shwedick (the one with the hat) and Banana Boy, a 17-foot long albino
python from Thailand. Since 1974 Bruce has presented educational programs
about reptiles for schools, colleges, universities and the U.S. Armed
Forces. He served for 6 years as the curator of reptiles at Florida's
famed Cypress Gardens and he has recently presented the Reptile Discovery
program at more than 600 public and private schools in 35 states.
Boy enjoys travel, climbing, hiking, slithering, playing soccer and most of all,
rodents of all sizes.
kidding about the soccer.)
for more info.
Searching for Bobby Fischer
white team's attempt at the knight's gambit
has resulted in the loss of their queen--not good.
white queenless king is now on the run--free to move about the
This gentleman quietly sits
outside a shop in Centro Ybor, demonstrating the craftsmanship of cigarmaking.
Thousands of immigrant
cigarmakers and their families came to Tampa in the late 1800's to early 1900's
along with the big-name cigar manufacturers from Cuba and Key West.
an article from USF Digital
Archives: The Evolution and Development of Ybor City by Dr. L. Glenn Westfall.
Tools of the trade
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