Newly natty Crislip Arcade to draw admirers
The mayor, council members, artists and business owners will attend the unveiling of a renovated Crislip Arcade at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The public event at 645 Central Ave. highlights the 600 block, a revitalization project to promote the arts.
Business owners can dial up support
The city's Business Assistance Center has launched the Mayor's Business Support Line, (727) 893-7000. Business owners may call with questions, suggestions or requests for aid. The center offers follow-up within 24 business hours, a team of business professionals and city staff to develop solutions, and one-on-one business counseling.
The pickings are fresh on Saturdays
The Pinellas Park/Gateway Chamber of Commerce holds a Market in the Park from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays on the lawn at Park Station, 5851 Park Blvd. Offerings include fresh produce, gourmet products, baked goods, food concession, plants and original handmade items. The cost for vendors is $25 per week or $80 in advance for four consecutive weeks. Parking and admission are free. For information, contact market manager Gene Lofgren at (727) 544-4777 or firstname.lastname@example.org.