ST. PETERSBURG — After more than half a year of debate, discord and drift, the City Council will meet again today to discuss the Tampa Bay Rays stadium stalemate.
ST. PETERSBURG — Former Florida first lady Carole Crist has just opened a women's clothing boutique on Third Avenue NE off Beach Drive. Goddessey Boutique carries brightly colored resort wear, from coverups to elegant flowing gowns, priced from $29 to more than $350.
ST. PETERSBURG — A shuttered aquarium and the city's largely empty port have joined forces in hopes of turning a neglected stretch of waterfront into an international destination for marine research and education.
ST. PETERSBURG — For months, when parking problems have surfaced in public meetings, the reply from city transportation staffers has been consistent: We're going to study that.
On westbound Bay Pines Boulevard approaching the Welch Causeway, I had a near-accident near the Publix entrance. I was traveling in the far right lane, as I have many times before, to enter the Publix parking lot. But the old entrance was paved over and the lane was running out. Just a few feet west there is a new …
DOLLAR SPLASH DAY: For $1 per person, kick off the fun from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. This event marks the opening weekend of all St. Petersburg city pools. Pools also open Sunday with new rates charging $2/age 3-12 and $3/13 and up. For a listing of area pools visit www.stpeteparksrec.org.
Monday's seventh annual Memorial Day Family Funfest at the Armed Forces History Museum is billed as "bigger, badder and bolder than ever."
LARGO — Officials here are struggling to find ways to pay for the hiring of more cops and firefighters and to pay for other city needs.
ST. PETE BEACH — Alcohol consumption, whether on the beach or on city sidewalks, continues to be a contentious issue here, stalling city plans to allow restaurants, bars and hotels to extend their service areas.
LARGO TEEN IDOL CROWNED: Blue Rose Yordan has been named winner of the 2015 Largo Teen Idol Competition, which took place on April 9 at the Largo Cultural Center. In additional to the grand prize package, Yordan was offered the opportunity to perform the National Anthem at a Blue Jays game and perform at local …
ST. PETERSBURG — After a roadside bomb flipped his military vehicle in Afghanistan four years ago, U.S. Army Cpl. Frank Gross's family said goodbye in Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery.
PINELLAS PARK — When this city turned 100 a few weeks ago, officials had a rich trove of documents and artifacts to draw from when looking back.
Sunken gardens adds 20 iconic flamingos
George and Lucy, the last flamingos remaining at Sunken Gardens, are getting a whole lot of company this fall. The nonprofit group raising money to buy new flamingos for the city-owned attraction reached its $60,000 goal and 20 birds are being …
Can we all readily stipulate that the city of St. Petersburg is not sprawling Shanghai? This is not like planning the Invasion of Normandy or managing a Third World Ebola virus contagion.
Arthur Landau was fired from his job at Dimmitt Chevrolet in February when he stole an Impala from the dealership, arrest reports state.