POLICE CHIEF DORENE THOMAS RETIRES TODAY
After 40 years in policing, Dorene Thomas will hang up her badge this morning at a change of command ceremony. Thomas will officially turn over command of the Pinellas Park Police Department to Michael Haworth at the 11 a.m. ceremony.
ST. PETE BEACH — Visions of residents and tourists enjoying al fresco dining and drinking at beach and downtown restaurants and bars has prompted the City Commission to consider new ordinances allowing such activities citywide.
LEALMAN — Seven years ago, community activists celebrated the opening of a project that they hoped would herald a new day of improved housing in this largely poor unincorporated area.
They're more than a foot wide, love to burrow under the sand, and quickly lash their bony, serrated tails at any threats.
With samba dancers and performers of capoeira, a martial arts discipline, organizers of Celma Carniva'Le, a fundraiser for the Celma Mastry Ovarian Cancer Foundation, paid tribute to the woman for whom it is named.
At this blood-alcohol level, no wonder stumbling is cited
ST. PETERSBURG — Golfers will enjoy a bigger, nicer course at Twin Brooks come October. And 4,100 youths in the First Tee St. Petersburg program will reap benefits that reach beyond the greens. But until then, the course at 3800 22nd Ave. S is closing May 1 for a major makeover.
If I was a business consultant, the first thing I might do is assemble anyone who manages anyone and show them several episodes of Mad Men.
Thousands of athletes will descend on downtown St. Petersburg this weekend for the 32nd annual St. Anthony's Triathlon, bringing numerous road closings on Sunday morning.
Is it legal to park in such a way as to block a sidewalk, even if it is in your own driveway? I am a frequent walker and I encounter this all the time. There is seldom anyone in the car to complain to. I am able-bodied and can walk around (sometimes into the street is the only path around) but many folks are …
VALUE ME LUNCHEON: The eighth annual "Value Me" luncheon, which will feature students from PACE Center for Girls modeling fashions from Beth's Closet, will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon, 950 Lake Carillon Drive. Proceeds benefit the Beth Dillinger Foundation, Beth's …
ST. PETERSBURG — The city is polishing its rules on two-hour parking in its downtown core with an eye toward warding off legal challenges.
ST. PETERSBURG — The Tampa Bay Rays may not be banking on an influx of residents and activity in the westward expansion of downtown, but a developer and grocer see it and are getting ready.
ST. PETERSBURG — The Yankees are coming, the Yankees are coming!
TIERRA VERDE — A palace in Dubai has 100. A grand home going up in Sarasota will have 85. A ranch out West has eight, and a condo in South Pasadena has one.