ST. PETERSBURG — Organizers of the city's inaugural and much-anticipated BLUE Ocean Film Festival were looking for more than just a nice proclamation when they went before the City Council last week.
They also were expecting a check.
ST. PETERSBURG — Several weeks have passed since a group of officers, community leaders and city officials gathered at a church to discuss racial tensions at the Police Department.
ST. PETERSBURG — When a national report ranked Tampa as the leading city in Florida for its promotion of equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents last fall, officials on this side of the bay took notice.
Okay, maybe a little umbrage, too.
LARGO — The homeowner and the business owner stood staring at the odd-looking one-lane strip of fresh asphalt that loops around a retention pond alongside Ulmerton Road. It has no curb, no sidewalk and is just a few feet from neighboring homes.
INDIAN ROCKS BEACH — A green, tree-filled canopy along Gulf Boulevard is just one of a number of changes featured in a massive rewriting of the city's development codes.
St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman was singled out as one of a handful of mayors across the country who are both progressive and pro-growth.
LARGO — City commissioners here are ready to pressure the county to come to the bargaining table for talks about proposed funding cuts to the Pinellas emergency medical services system.
Chaya Korf was leading one of her monthly Lunch & Learn classes, offering tips for Passover, when she mentioned a new app created as a guide for the eight-day holiday.
Jonathan Rudich, 17, never made it clear to his mother how much he was progressing in the sport of windsurfing.
Dinner to be a sensory experience
Dining in the Dark, a fundraising dinner to benefit the Foundation Fighting Blindness, will take place beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort, 501 Fifth Ave. NE. The meal is a sensory experience in which guests dine in complete darkness …
The annual Evening of Dreams benefit dinner for Academy Prep of St. Petersburg gave a nod to the culture of India in "Moon over Mumbai," held at the TradeWinds Island Resorts in St. Pete Beach.
“If you all will take your seats we can begin this week's meeting of Politicians Anonymous. As you can see, we have a new member joining us tonight. Would you care to introduce yourself? Don't be shy."
ST. PETERSBURG — Christine Lacy will not end her fight to get the city to pay for damages related to the demolition of her home after her husband's fatal encounter with two police officers in 2011.
ST. PETERSBURG -— Last year marked the second year in a row the city saved less than it had hoped.
ST. PETERSBURG — With a 4-month-old store surpassing expectations in Naples, Tracy Negoshian is opening a second location in Sundial.