Wine event will make filing taxes go down easier
In honor of looming tax deadlines, Vino 100 is holding a wine tasting to make filing a little easier. Along with neighbors Firehouse Subs and H&R Block, the wine store at 5056 Fourth St. N will share samples from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. H&R Block will offer tax-filing advice and also $20 gift cards to customers who buy two or more bottles of Vino 100 wine at the event. Firehouse Subs will have sandwich samples. For more information, visit vino100stpete.com or call 522-8466.
Yacht yard offers flea market, seminars
Sailor's Wharf Yacht Yard is celebrating its 30th year in business with a nautical flea market and a series of marine seminars Saturday. The boat repair business, started by Sandy and Jopie Helsen in 1978, will sell marine items like anchor platforms, sailboat masts, aluminum hatches and mainsail covers. Seminars will focus on life rafts, maintenance, hurricane preparation, antifouling bottom paints, and bow and stern thrusters. The yard is at 1421 Bay St. SE. Events start at 9 a.m. Visit sailorswharf.com or call 895-4305.
Local Hilton rated tops by customers
The Hilton Carillon Park Hotel earned the top spot in the Hilton corporation's annual customer surveys. The 227-room hotel was rated best among all Hiltons in the Americas. The hotel is owned and operated by Hobbs & Curry Limited Partnership and managed by Heartland Hotel Corp. The hotel has 20,000 square feet of meeting and event space, an executive lounge and the Luna restaurant.