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St. Petersburg briefs: Historic Kenwood focuses on Grand Central businesses


Attention turns

to businesses within grand central

The Historic Kenwood Neighborhood Association meets Thursday to plan a showcase of businesses in the Grand Central District and approve the annual budget.

When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Where: Hospice of the Florida Suncoast Community Service Center, 3050 First Ave. N.

Info: Visit

crescent lake

Work day is Saturday to spruce up Crescent Lake

The next restoration and revitalization party at Crescent Lake is Saturday.

When: 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Where: Crescent Lake Park, 22nd Avenue N between Fourth Street N and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street.


Gallery Walk will help burn off extra calories

This month's Second Saturday Gallery Walk is Saturday evening. Carey Limousine will provide free shuttle service every 15 minutes.

When: 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday.

Where: Shuttle stops include the Florida Craftsmen Gallery and Bayfront Tower.

Info: Visit


Rays speaker will visit Monday for a quick chat

The Harbordale Neighborhood Association will meet Monday and hear a guest speaker from the Tampa Bay Rays, discuss the annual "Cleanup/Pickup" event and plan for the sixth anniversary celebration and Mayor's Pancake Breakfast.

When: 6 p.m. Monday.

Where: Harbordale YMCA, 2421 Fourth St. S.

Info: Contact Theresa at 823-6390.


Monthly meetings move to the second Monday

Monthly meetings for the Northeast Park Neighborhood Association have changed to the second Monday of the month. Bernie Campbell of the Tampa Bay Rays will present information on the team's proposed waterfront baseball stadium and Tropicana redevelopment.

When: 7 p.m. Monday.

Where: Masonic Home of Florida, 3201 First St. NE.


City's playground plan is set for discussion

The Broadwater Civic Association will meet March 13 to discuss St. Petersburg's proposal for a playground in Broadwater Park.

Participate in the annual Broadwater Neighborhood Garage Sale on March 15 at 8 a.m. Get maps at entrances along 37th Street S at 42nd and 46th avenues.

When: 7 p.m. March 13.

Where: Tampa Bay Watch, 3000 Pinellas Bayway S.



Annual tour of homes

to take place March 22

Historic Roser Park's sixth annual Tour of Homes, sponsored by the Historic Roser Park Neighborhood Association, will showcase seven homes. Tickets cost $10 and available the day of the tour.

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 22.

Where: Roser Park, between Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street S and Fourth Street S to the east and west, and Booker Creek and Ingleside Avenue (11th Avenue S) to the north and south. Park free in the medical parking garage, Eighth Street and Seventh Avenue S.

Info: Call 898-9229 or visit

The St. Petersburg Neighborhood Notebook is compiled by Times correspondent Lorrie Lykins. E-mail news to [email protected] or mail it to Lorrie Lykins, St. Petersburg Neighborhood Notebook, P.O. Box 4954, Seminole, FL 33775. The deadline for inclusion in the Wednesday Neighborhood Times is 5 p.m. the previous Friday.

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