ST. PETERSBURG — The solar-powered charging stand at Crescent Lake Dog Park was getting plenty of energy Friday morning under a sun already hot enough that Mayor Rick Kriseman's brief remarks were accompanied by thirsty dogs slurping at a nearby water fountain.
The city of Largo has a dignified-looking veterans memorial in one of its parks. So does Dunedin. The same goes for Oldsmar. But up until now, a veterans memorial in Clearwater's Crest Lake Park has existed only as a idea in an artist's rendering.
The Doc's mailbox has filled up lately with letters from readers expressing varying degrees of dismay regarding the explosion of construction along Bay Pines Boulevard near the Bay Pines/C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center. The most recent construction of a Dunkin' Donuts on the northeast corner of Bay Pines Boulevard and …
A few days ago, Pinellas County Commissioner Ken Welch proposed drafting a county ordinance that would ban people from building backyard gun ranges.
Insert a "Duh!" anywhere you want here.
Recently, in a program sponsored by the Zeta Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, I had the privilege of presenting 25 of our city's most accomplished young women as debutantes. It was a great honor that I will forever treasure, however, I hope that it looks a little different by the time my Nia takes …
GREEN FESTIVAL: Safety Harbor will be holding its Green Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday at Marina Park, 110 Veterans Memorial Lane. This is an interactive event where people can learn how to live healthier and more sustainable lives. The event offers a wide selection of plants, eco-friendly home …
ST. PETERSBURG — Several years ago, a local pastor tried to put together an interfaith coalition to offer homeless families temporary shelter at congregational facilities and help them find jobs and permanent housing.
ST. PETERSBURG — More than a dozen new businesses are open, or in the works, along four blocks of Central Avenue on the edge of downtown.
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Inside the yellow-and-white house, Maria Saraceno and nine friends weave needle and thread through a 70-pound, pearl-covered tablecloth.
The Florida Orchestra Guild of St. Petersburg honored Bill Edwards with its 48th annual Golden Baton Award, presenting it to him at a dinner held in the Club at Treasure Island. The recognition is for persons who have made significant contributions to the orchestra's growth.
Downtown group gets new leader
Former Tampa Bay Times editor Joni James is the new chief executive officer of the St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership. James will replace Peter Betzer, who has served as CEO and president the past seven years. He will continue as the partnership's …
American Stage Theatre Company's annual Gala Under the Stars starts at 6 p.m. April 24 in Demens Landing Park, First Avenue at Bayshore Boulevard SE, St. Petersburg. The evening features dinner, auctions and the opening-night performance of In the Heights. Benefits the …
Deputies: Man asks for work, sharpens machete when rejected
FEMALE LEADERS RECOGNIZED AT SWAT MEETING: At the March meeting for SWAT Networking at the St. Petersburg Chapter, the nine professional women pictured above were recognized as new and returning members. SWAT, which stands for Successful Women Aligning Together, meets at seven locations around Manatee and …
ST. PETERSBURG — The city's lively downtown entertainment scene turned deadly early Saturday morning when a driver fleeing police ran two red lights and plowed into two pedestrians as restaurants and bars were emptying for the night.