The Creative Class in Tampa Bay
Several years ago, the economist Richard Florida coined the phrase the "Creative Class" to describe the artists, musicians, engineers, entrepreneurs and others who become "urban pioneers" revitalizing blighted areas. Florida maintains that when this class moves into a neighborhood, other businesses and residents follow, enhancing the quality of life for the entire city.
Is the Tampa Bay Area attracting these creative types?
Carrie Wharton and Robert D. "Bob" Carter
Listen to the story of a grapefruit tree that survived a beating from hammers and nails wielded by Bob Carter’s sons - who enthusiastically built a treehouse meant to last an eternity, but jeopardized the life of the tree. Carter shares the tale with his daughter, Carrie Wharton, as the two reminisce about family life.