Monday, April 23, 2018

Go retro this week at Artpool’s Gatsby Gala and the Antiquarian Book Fair

Go retro this week at Artpool’s Gatsby Gala and the Antiquarian Book Fair

RIP-ROARING: ARTPOOL'S GATSBY GALAArtpool gallery has been showcasing local art and funky fashion in St. Pete for 10 years now, and to celebrate, they're having a 1920s-themed Gatsby Gala on Saturday. So break out the fringe and feathers and practice...
Published: 04/19/18
Meet an artist while you shop Dunedin, a new makers market and USF’s plant festival

Meet an artist while you shop Dunedin, a new makers market and USF’s plant festival

Shop and Stroll: Dunedin's Second FridayTo call downtown Dunedin charming is an understatement. The shops and galleries offer such a wide range of unique items, it's great that they have a monthly event where they stay open later and have special hap...
Published: 04/12/18
Disco Dolls Studio debuts a fresh collection, Belle of the Ball gives prom dresses

Disco Dolls Studio debuts a fresh collection, Belle of the Ball gives prom dresses

FRESH COLLECTION: GARDEN OF HESPERIDESThe creative women of Tampa's Disco Dolls Studio have been busy designing a new clothing collection, which they'll launch Friday with their Garden of Hesperides interactive fashion installation. Brief Greek mytho...
Updated one month ago
Spring brings make-and-take easter eggs, a plant sale, a spring mixer and membership deals

Spring brings make-and-take easter eggs, a plant sale, a spring mixer and membership deals

CANDY ALTERNATIVE:  MAKE-AND-TAKE EASTER EGGSEaster is Sunday, bringing eggs into the forefront for the past few weeks. But it's usually all about candy, so it's nice to know there a couple of ways to celebrate eggs creatively. They are a symbol...
Updated one month ago
OSCARS FASHION RECAP: Color is back, baby

OSCARS FASHION RECAP: Color is back, baby

After so much call to action, the 90th Academy Awards red carpet was a call to individuality and representation. Following an all-black Golden Globes and a prolonged period of striking #MeToo stories and important questions about the treatment of wo...
Updated: 2 months ago
Salty Roots Salon and Boutique offers the best of both worlds while the Japanese Sword Show is a collector’s dream

Salty Roots Salon and Boutique offers the best of both worlds while the Japanese Sword Show is a collector’s dream

One-Stop Shop: Salty Roots Salon and BoutiqueA fairly recent addition to St. Pete's Grand Central District is also a very welcome one. Salty Roots Salon and Boutique is the brainchild of best friends Sarah Mayer and Leah LeSure, who decided to combin...
Updated: 2 months ago
Don CeSar swag, Black Arts and Film Festival and a four-day vintage sale

Don CeSar swag, Black Arts and Film Festival and a four-day vintage sale

PINK PALACE: DON CESAR SWAGOne of our area's most iconic landmarks, the Don CeSar Hotel on St. Pete Beach, is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. As part of the celebration, it's offering limited-edition luxury goods that commemorate the Pink...
Updated: 2 months ago
Shopping factors range from super cool to super cute this week

Shopping factors range from super cool to super cute this week

COOL FACTOR: TANK ART SHOWHow cool would it be to ride around on an original piece of art? Motorcycle tank art is a genre unto itself, and having one that an artist has embellished should up the cool factor on any bike. The folks at Grayspeed Cycles ...
Updated: 2 months ago
Red hot Valentine’s Day gift and date ideas

Red hot Valentine’s Day gift and date ideas

With Valentine's Day happening next Wednesday, you actually have plenty of time to come up with a romantic gesture for your boo. Here are a few suggestions to help set hearts aflutter.Flowers: The traditional gift might seem to lack creativity, but n...
Updated: 2 months ago
Localtopia grows again and places to make your own valentines

Localtopia grows again and places to make your own valentines

Always Growing: LocaltopiaWhat started five years ago as a showcase of St. Petersburg businesses and merchants has expanded to a full-fledged festival with more than a market. Presented by Keep St. Pete Local, Localtopia returns to Williams Park on S...
Updated: 3 months ago