Sunday, June 24, 2018
Human Interest

St. Petersburg residents and travelers share their memories of the Pier

Last month, the Tampa Bay Times asked readers if they had any memories to share about the now demolished St. Petersburg Pier. The Times could never have expected subsequent outpouring of responses, from big moments like engagements and weddings to intimate moments like family picnics.

 

Pier today, gone tomorrow? After closing for good in May 2013, yesterday crews removed the last scrap of the inverted...

Posted by Tampa Bay Times on Tuesday, November 17, 2015

 

   
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