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Craftsman House best new gallery, according to 'NICHE' magazine

ST. PETERSBURG

NICHE magazine lauds Craftsman House Gallery

The Craftsman House Gallery has received NICHE magazine's Best New Gallery award, presented Aug. 2 during the Buyers Market of American Craft at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. The annual program recognizes craft retailers who are committed to fair business practices and to growing and strengthening the North American craft community. Craftsman House, at 2955 Central Ave., is owned by Jeff and Stephanie Schorr.

ST. PETERSBURG

WRXB to convert to all gospel on Aug. 20

Known as St. Petersburg's "Legendary WRXB," the radio station at 1590 AM on the dial will go all gospel 24 hours a day, seven days a week, beginning Aug. 20.

Maurice Sebastian, WRXB's program director, said the station tried an all-gospel format in the past, but returned to its current variety format.

Sebastian said the aim of the change is to focus the station on a niche that could bolster its stature in the Tampa Bay area.

ST. PETERSBURG

SPIN will meet Aug. 25 at gallery

St. Petersburg Independent Network will meet at 6 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Craftsman House, 2955 Central Ave.

SPIN educates the community on the benefits of supporting local, independent businesses. Call (727) 323-2787.

News of businesses and business people can be faxed to (727) 893-8675, e-mailed to neighborhood@sptimes.com or mailed to Neighborhood Times, 490 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701. Photos can be mailed or e-mailed by JPEG file.

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