TAMPA — The rezoning for a 400-room hotel proposed by Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik comes up for final approval today at the City Council.
CLEARWATER — Now that Clearwater has decided to put a seven-story parking garage north of the Clearwater Beach Roundabout, some elected officials are already talking about where the next public parking garage on the beach should go.
TARPON SPRINGS — Dodge ghosts with Ms. Pac-Man and smack pinballs until your fingers go numb, but don't call it an arcade. Visitors won't pay by the quarter at Brian and Becky's Replay Amusement Museum, opening today (Oct. 3).
First-Responders honored: The Pinellas County Commission announced the recipients of the inaugural Fire Service Professionals of the Year awards at its meeting Sept. 23. The awards honor those who provide exceptional service to the community. Pinellas County 911 Telecommunicator Patrick Lavender was named …
PINELLAS PARK — Council members narrowly approved a zoning change to transform a used car lot into low-cost apartments.
TREASURE ISLAND — Some downtown business owners are asking the city to demolish a gazebo used as a tourist welcome center. They say the homeless are using it as a shelter.
ST. PETERSBURG — St. Petersburg police are happy to turn blue.
LARGO — City commissioners narrowly approved a car dealer's request to put up a bigger sign than allowed by Largo rules.
He had writhed in pain for 12 years before he reached for the gun.
ST. PETE BEACH — The five candidates vying for the job as the city's next manager will face a broad number of issues, including unifying a community deeply divided over how the city's tourism sector will be redeveloped.
There weren't many surprises in Week 4, but the Buccaneers and the Saints had parts in two of them. The Buccaneers weren't supposed to go to Pittsburgh and beat the Steelers, and the Saints weren't supposed to get blown out by the Cowboys after blowing them out 11 months ago.
ST. PETERSBURG — In another attempt to thwart the Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum, City Council member Wengay Newton has proposed cutting the organization's funding and funneling it elsewhere.
PITTSBURGH — The Giants know what it takes to win this time of year. The Pirates are still learning.
ST. PETERSBURG — So many children at Bay Point Elementary gave the same wrong answers to the same Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test questions last school year that the results were flagged as statistically improbable.
TAMPA — Employees at a roofing company that officials say stole insurance money from nearly 100 homeowners have been arrested, the Florida Department of Financial Services said Wednesday.