ST. PETERSBURG — It's budget season in a booming city. That means politicians and city budget officials have stepped up on the fiscal balance beam.
There are many reasons to feel encouraged by St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman's super duper Pier Selection Committee's selection of Pier Park as its first choice to replace the inverted tin foil hat as the city's next iconic attraction.
PINELLAS PARK — One piece of advice many career counselors offer is to never follow a star when you take a new job.
A downtown St. Petersburg institution has been handed its walking papers — under the door.
Police: 18-year-old intentionally created 'biohazard waste' in cruiser after arrest
Struggling church shuts Westminster Day School
LAST CHANCE FOR PROM DRESSES: The Gathering Of Women Inc., a not-for-profit organization, is having its annual prom dress drive for high school seniors. The last dress distribution will be from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. May 9 at the Skyway Mall, 4301 34th St. S, St. Petersburg. For information, call (727) 433-1352 or email …
More than 500 people filled the grassy area at Demens Landing for the 24th annual Gala Under the Stars, held in conjunction with the opening night for In the Heights. The high-energy musical production marks 30 years of outdoor presentations for American Stage Theatre Co. in St. …
Sierra Mist is as sweet and beautiful as the day is long. At 2 years old, Sierra Mist has spent the majority of her life, 741 days to be precise, at Friends of Strays, but is ready for a home of her own. Meet her at Friends of Strays, 2911 47th Ave. N in St. Petersburg. Learn more about our pets at (727) 522-6566 or …
JAZZERCISE CLASS DONS TUTUS FOR CHARITY: The Treasure Island Jazzercise class recently participated in "Tutus for Transition" by donning ballet tutus for a dance-centered workout to support Ready for Life, a nonprofit organization that supports children transitioning out of the foster care system. The 60-minute …
ST. PETE BEACH — The City Commission took two actions Tuesday that some residents warned could stir sharp opposition — one involving borrowing $16 million for infrastructure repairs, the other allowing limited drinking of alcohol on the beach.
TREASURE ISLAND — Donna White hopes this weekend's 60th birthday celebration of Treasure Island's founding will be the boost her organization needs to generate interest in the city's history.
ST. PETERSBURG — The city's curbside recycling program is nearly operational, but not everyone is thrilled about the plan.
Overall, Pinellas County has great pedestrian sidewalk and/or bicycle lanes for the major roadways except for Indian Rocks Road in Largo from West Bay Drive on the north end to Walsingham Road on the south end. This is the only high-traffic road that does not have a dedicated bicycle lane or pedestrian sidewalk. Is …
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.