Best Of 2018

Best crapshoot: THE RAYS’ NEW STADIUM IN YBOR CITY

Unless you’re the money person, or the team itself, the prospect of the Rays actually scoring an $892 million stadium in historic Ybor City seems to be totally up in the air. Bigwigs say they’ll put up sponsorship and season tickets, and cheerleading is definitely on full blast, but the team itself has only pledged the contribute a fraction of the cost, which leaves us wondering: Who else is gonna pick up the tab? Plus, why isn’t anyone talking about the way inevitably rising rents are going to affect all the venues and bars that give Ybor its charm? tampabayrays2020.com. —RR