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Tom DeGeorge
Q: What year did you start your business, and why Ybor?

Q: What year did you start your business, & why Did you choose Ybor?

Tom: 2006. I arrived in Ybor in 2001 to run the Masquerade/Ritz theatre and I fell in love with it.

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What makes Ybor, Ybor — why is it unique?
Q: What makes Ybor, Ybor — why is it unique?

Tom: The History and the people. Everything about Ybor City is genuine.

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What's your fondest memory of Ybor?
Q: What's your fondest memory of Ybor?

Tom: My wife and I got married at the Don Vicente in 2010. Our reception was at Crowbar. We skipped out of our own reception ordered pizza and snuck up to the balcony back at the Don and sat up there and just laughed, and relaxed, and we were so happy.

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Q: What year did you start your business, and why Ybor?
Q: What would you like people to know about you or your business?

Tom: I’m passionate about live music and the Arts in general. Music lifts people, theatre teaches people, comedy makes people laugh. All of it together heals folks. I’ll fight for it until the end.

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Icons of Ybor: Tom DeGeorge (Crowbar)

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Tom DeGeorge, owned of the Crowbar in Ybor

Q: WHAT YEAR DID YOU START YOUR BUSINESS, AND WHY YBOR?

Tom: 2006. I arrived in Ybor in 2001 to run the Masquerade/Ritz theatre and I fell in love with it.

Q: What makes Ybor, Ybor — why is it unique?

Tom: The History and the people. Everything about Ybor City is genuine.

Q: What’s your fondest memory of Ybor?

Tom: My wife and I got married at the Don Vicente in 2010. Our reception was at Crowbar. We skipped out of our own reception ordered pizza and snuck up to the balcony back at the Don and sat up there and just laughed, and relaxed, and we were so happy.

Q: What would you like people to know about you or your business?

Tom: I’m passionate about live music and the Arts in general. Music lifts people, theatre teaches people, comedy makes people laugh. All of it together heals folks. I’ll fight for it until the end.

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