ST. PETERSBURG — Mayor Rick Kriseman recently told the Tampa Bay Times that he thought Albert Whitted Airport, home to about 200 planes, wasn't the best use of so much valuable waterfront land.
ST. PETERSBURG — No one wants to talk about what caused the three-way deal to fall apart that involved the city, the St. Petersburg Baseball Commission and Bill Edwards over the management of Al Lang Stadium.
The crash of a small plane into busy Vinoy Park on the St. Petersburg bayfront Monday is a sobering reminder that as residents and officials are envisioning the downtown waterfront's future, the conversation needs to include how Albert Whitted Airport fits into the picture.
ST. PETERSBURG — As the grownups sort through cherished Rosh Hashana recipes in preparation for the Jewish New Year, children are learning the rudiments of the holiday that begins in a few days.
The last time D.J. Johnson played quarterback he was a middle-schooler on the St. Pete Lil' Devils youth league team. His teammate was Ryan Davis, the team's top running back who is now the starting quarterback at Lakewood High and a Division I prospect.
ST. PETERSBURG — Although 16 design teams with professionals from Tampa Bay to New York to London and Colombia are making a bid to re-create St. Petersburg's landmark Pier, the competition doesn't begin in earnest until Oct. 3.
A creative evening
Participants get hands-on opportunities at creating with clay on Saturday at "Eat Rich, Play Dirty," the major fundraiser for the Morean Arts Center. The event takes place from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Morean Center for Clay, 420 22nd St. S, St. Petersburg. $100; $50 persons younger than 40. …
St. Petersburg High School junior running back Darius Miller had a breakout game last Friday against Lakewood. He rushed for 121 yards and scored two touchdowns, caught three passes for 114 yards — including a 70-yard touchdown — and also ran back a kickoff 83 yards for a score. Darius helped the Green …
Since the repaving work on Fourth Street between 38th Avenue N and Gandy Boulevard was finished, I've noticed new signs marking the cross streets and block numbers. Several of them appear to be wrong — at 83rd Avenue N and Fourth Street, in particular. The 83rd Avenue sign shows the 500 block to the west and 400 …
Dune destruction under investigation again
The St. Petersburg Sustainability Council will be meeting on 6 p.m. on Wednesday. The meeting will focus on the sustainability benefits of public transit. Networking and registration will be at 6 p.m. and the meeting begins at 6:30. The featured panel of speakers and a question-and-answer from the public will …
ST. PETERSBURG — Vegas Showgirls, a strip club dogged by legal problems, is set to go on the auction block next month because of the recent foreclosure by its lender.
Add college and career fairs to your calendar
Housing highlights: Magnolia Court in East Lealman was recognized in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Community Development Block Grant Program. Along with Harborside Studios in Safety Harbor, Magnolia Court was selected by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to be highlighted in the …
ST. PETERSBURG — Inside a drab conference room with smudged walls, an obscure city committee listens to resident complaints about high water bills.