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Downtown Urban Porch Party, hazardous waste collection set

St. Petersburg

Rub elbows, sip and nibble with neighbors

The Downtown Neighborhood Association's next Urban Porch Party will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Messineo's Gourmet Market, at 179 First Ave. N.

Tickets are $10 for association members and $15 for nonmembers. That includes two glasses of wine or soda and appetizers, plus samples of prepared foods, baked goods, sliced deli items and cheeses.

Order tickets online at or contact to reserve a space. DNA started the porch parties last year to provide interesting places downtown for socializing and networking.

St. Petersburg

Hazardous waste has a place to go

Pinellas County Utilities is hosting an EnviroBusiness hazardous waste collection from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Household Electronics and Chemical Collection Center, 2990 110th Ave. N.

Licensed hazardous waste contractors will be on-site to handle business hazardous waste. Businesses pay the contractors directly, at the county's reduced contract prices.

For information, call Solid Waste Operations at Pinellas County Utilities at (727) 464-7500 or visit online at

News of businesses and business people can be faxed to (727) 893-8675, e-mailed to or mailed to Neighborhood Times, 490 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701. Photos can be mailed as jpegs.

Downtown Urban Porch Party, hazardous waste collection set 09/04/10 [Last modified: Saturday, September 4, 2010 4:30am]
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