It was founded in the s by Vicente Martinez-Ybor and other cigar manufacturers and populated by thousands of immigrants, mainly from Cuba , Spain , and Italy. For the next 50 years, workers in Ybor City's cigar factories rolled hundreds of millions of cigars annually. Ybor City was unique in the American South as a successful town almost entirely populated and owned by immigrants. The neighborhood had features unusual among contemporary communities in the south, most notably its multiethnic and multiracial population and their many mutual aid societies. The cigar industry employed thousands of well-paid workers, helping Tampa grow from an economically depressed village to a bustling city in about 20 years and giving it the nickname "Cigar City".
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A longtime destination for gay visitors, Fort Lauderdale and its neighboring gayborhood of Wilton Manors welcome more than 1. The city has more than gay-owned businesses, including bars and clubs, cafes and coffeehouses, and award-winning hotels and guest houses. Birch Rd.
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