A diverse crowd of more than 200 people shared three collective experiences at the Museum of Fine Arts for the induction of Helen Pruitt Wallace as St. Petersburg's new poet laureate. Guests all said goodbye to a beloved home with its creaking doors and memories, shuddered at the constantly …
I read your recent article regarding the construction on Gulf Boulevard in St. Pete Beach. As a resident of SPB who travels the length of Gulf Boulevard daily, I was happy to hear about the transition to night-time road construction/paving. But I wonder if anyone else has commented on the terrible paving job. There …
DUI charge follows sip taken in traffic
A deputy stopped in traffic Nov. 20 looked at the car next to him and saw the driver sip from a 12-ounce bottle of Coors Light, according to an arrest report.
ST. PETERSBURG — After a sluggish start, word is spreading about the city's ParkOnce program, which gives people a free shuttle ride to Beach Drive or Central Avenue on weekend nights if they park in one of two city garages.
LARGO — A city employee who turned in plans examiners to a state agency has been fired after improperly conducting several building inspections and sending a derogatory email about two employees, according to a disciplinary report.
INDIAN ROCKS BEACH — Luigi de Marchi, 22, took down the first mini Eiffel Tower from the front of Cafe de Paris, 2300 Gulf Blvd., several weeks ago. It had grown old and lost its luster, after 13 years of service at the French bakery owned by his parents, Valerie and Xavier.
ST. PETERSBURG — Wengay Newton, a staunch opponent of allowing the Tampa Bay Rays to look around the region for a new stadium site, said he would support such a deal if the boundaries of the Southside Community Redevelopment Area were redrawn to include Tropicana Field's much-coveted 85 acres.
Throughout most of its history, Williams Park served as St. Petersburg's front lawn. In another time, presidents spoke in the park. Residents gathered to listen to concerts. Nice place. Very Norman Rockwell. But that was a while ago.
ST. PETERSBURG — Nick Ekonomou says he can't catch a break. The Miami developer who is eager to invest millions of dollars in St. Petersburg and make it his new home faces roadblocks at every turn.
I write to you about my recollections of the Pier. Not just this Pier, but the Million Dollar Pier, as well.
• St. Petersburg's Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service will be held at Eckerd College and feature music by the college choir and combined choirs from area congregations.
Max Kligman's job description on the football field this season reads linebacker/defensive lineman/offensive lineman/long snapper/fullback/tailback.
Admiral Farragut figured it had a pretty good football team heading into its first district game Oct. 2 against Indian Rocks Christian. The Blue Jackets overcame a season-opening loss to Carrollwood Day School and had won four straight games.
TREASURE ISLAND — After listening to appeals from local environmental groups and residents, city commissioners are moving ahead with an ordinance that would ban plastic drinking straws and stirrers on beaches.
A packed ballroom at the Hilton St. Petersburg Carillon Park for the AchieveHERs Signature luncheon was inspired by keynote speaker Maj. M.J. Hegar, highly decorated Medevac helicopter pilot.