ST. PETERSBURG — Given Florida's searing summer temperatures, it's probably no surprise that a majority of residents surveyed about what they'd most like at the city's pier ranked air conditioning a top priority.
ST. PETERSBURG — A young couple will be allowed to keep their miniature goat and sheep while the city works to adjust its rules regarding farm animals, officials said Thursday.
LARGO — For 26 years, the Missing Links Driving Range has been a familiar sight on East Bay Drive, with its ice cream hut, miniature golf course, batting cages and the persistent "thwack" of golf clubs hitting golf balls.
TIERRA VERDE — A new parking lot and empty tract of land is better than a decaying cluster of vacation villas, but residents are wondering what happened to a new ownership group's plans to build a hotel and restaurant at the entrance to Tierra Verde.
CLEARWATER — Merchants on Cleveland Street, the heart of the city's sagging downtown, have pegged their hopes for renewal on a revamped Capitol Theatre reopening next week and a new Clearwater Marine Aquarium nearby in a few years.
ST. PETERSBURG — After months of suffocating barriers, stop-and-go traffic and a number of accidents, drivers in the Greater Pinellas Point and Lakewood neighborhoods are getting some relief.
KENNETH CITY — When the police chief's boss, Town Council member Joanne DeSimone, evaluated his job performance, she gave him an almost perfect score and recommended he get a raise.
GULFPORT — Just in time for the holidays, the furnaces in Artists Alley are roaring hot and burning bright. Metalworker Jonathan Schork and glass sculptor Owen Pach have reopened the Industrial Arts Center of Gulfport, a workshop devoted to three-dimensional creativity.
When it comes to discovery nights, the coming week is one of the busiest of the season. Seventeen programs throughout the Pinellas County School District will open their doors.
Vinoy GM is moving to another marriott property in Arizona
The Sunshine City is home to a burgeoning arts AND craft community — craft beer, that is.
LARGO — A veterinarian with a strong background in high-volume spaying and neutering has been chosen Pinellas County's director of veterinary services.
TREASURE ISLAND — Beginning in May, beachgoers may have to dodge pipes pumping sand on Sunset Beach and Sunshine Beach but the payoff will be a renourished shoreline.
Boley Angels plan holiday brunch
Boley Angels will gather for a gala holiday brunch beginning at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave. The auxiliary for Boley Centers helps to raise money for residents' unmet medical and dental expenses and new-apartment furnishings. $45. …
It's time for the Doc's ninth annual roundup of holiday gift suggestions for the road-trippers in your life. Most of this year's items can be purchased online, making it even easier and faster to cross names off your shopping list.