Downtown pioneer TAPS set to open second Tampa unit

New York City transplant James DeVito opened his first ever bar/restaurant amid an economic apocalypse in an urban core known as a place where the streets rolled up at sundown.

Now TAPS — whose flagship debuted on the ground floor of downtown Tampa’s SkyPoint condo building in spring 2008— is set to open its fourth unit late next week in International Plaza’s Bay Street.

“Of course, everyone thought I was crazy,” Devito said of the inaugural TAPS. “I spent a couple of months driving… …read more