Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Breakfast with Mayor Bill Foster; pay tribute to Sam Cooke

St. Petersburg

Come eat bacon and chew the fat with mayor

Mayor Bill Foster will kick off his monthly Breakfast with the Mayor meeting at 7 a.m. today.

The event, part of the mayor's "Foster 40" plan, is open to residents and business owners. The first stop in the series is Shirley's Soul Food Diner at 1789 34th St. S.

Foster will spend one morning each month at locally owned and operated restaurants, have breakfast and talk to residents about city issues. The event is the fourth Wednesday of each month. For details, visit withmayor.asp.

St. Petersburg

Don't know much about Sam Cooke?

The Royal Theater and the Studio@620 will present the Life, Music and Global Impact of Sam Cooke.

The tribute will feature LX and the Royal Theater Sweetbay Conservatory. The tribute will take the audience on a journey through Cooke's life, highlighting some of his hits such as You Send Me, Cupid, and A Change is Gonna Come.

The tribute is 8 to 9:30 p.m. today and Thursday. The Studio@620 is at 620 First Ave. S.

St. Petersburg

Castor to host tax, financial aid event

U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor will host tax preparation and student financial aid workshops from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Enoch Davis Center, 1111 18th Ave. S.

Tax experts will help participants complete returns. In addition, students and parents are invited to learn how to apply for college financial aid. The workshop is free and open to the public. For more information, call (813) 871-2817 or go to

Breakfast with Mayor Bill Foster; pay tribute to Sam Cooke 02/23/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, February 23, 2010 3:36pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Hurricane watch issued as Tropical Depression Harvey sets aim on Texas coastline


    The system moving toward Texas has regenerated into Tropical Depression Harvey, prompting storm surge and hurricane watches on portions of the Lone Star State's coast, according to the National …

    [National Hurricane Center]
  2. Worker killed in Palm Harbor tractor accident


    PALM HARBOR — Authorities are investigating a tractor accident that left one person dead.

  3. Trump controversies continue to take toll on Mar-a-Lago


    President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club continues to lose business in light of his controversial remarks on race and violence.

  4. Taylor Swift ends intrigue, announces new album in November


    Yes, Taylor Swift fans, Wednesday was a lucky one for you.

    This cover image released by Big Machine shows art for her upcoming album, "reputation," expected Nov. 10.