Former Tampa Bay Times real estate reporter Susan Taylor Martin remodeled this St. Petersburg Home before putting it on the market earlier this year. It was an adventure. [Susan Taylor Martin]
A former Tampa Bay Times real estate reporter tries her hand remodeling a home she intended to sell and has an adventure.
Ybor City investor Darryl Shaw and partners recently bought the property for $28.5 million.
Sarasota’s Certified Collectibles Group is hiring graders and staff to meet white-hot demand.
The containerized cargo route will also deliver automobiles and other cargo.


  1. Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, left, listens to US President Joe Biden during a working session at the G7 summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, England, on Saturday.
  2. Tampa Bay Times reporter Kathleen McGrory, center, speaks at Poynter on Friday to current and former Times staffers at a celebration of the Pulitzer Prize she won with reporting partner Neil Bedi.
  3. HCA Healthcare, Chippenham Hospital's owner, runs about 1 in every 20 trauma centers in the country, according to company disclosures.
  4. St Petersburg Pregnancy Center, 1210 22nd St S, pictured on Wednesday, June 9, 2021.
  5. FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, file photo, envelopes from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Reemployment Assistance Program are shown, in Surfside, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
  6. The Four Points by Sheraton Orlando International Drive is located less than two miles from Universal. It's one of four hotel properties developer Ben Mallah plans to sell.
  7. Paul Tash, Chairman and CEO of the Times Publishing Company, left, Tampa Bay Times Executive Editor Mark Katches, reporters Kathleen McGrory and Neil Bedi, and former Deputy Editor of Investigations Adam Playford watch as McGrory and Bedi are announced as the winners of the Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting on Friday, June 11, 2021, for their groundbreaking series about a Pasco County law enforcement initiative that harassed local residents. This is the 13th Pulitzer Prize awarded to the Times.
  8. The Food And Drug Administration has approved the use of a drug to treat Alzheimer's disease.
  9. Sun Country Airlines will launch charter flights from St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport to Atlantic City, N.J.
  10. In this screengrab from YouTube, Tampa Bay Chamber chairwoman Yvette Segura, left, chats with Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg on June 9, 2021.
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  12. Florida Ron DeSantis holds a press conference announcing a lawsuit against CDC to try to get cruising restarted at the Port fo Miami in Miami, Florida, Thursday, April 8, 2021.
  13. The Sunshine Skyway Bridge is seen lit up on Oct. 20, 2019 in St. Petersburg. The Florida Department of Transportation installed about 1,800 colored LED light fixtures on the Sunshine Skyway bridge. St. Petersburg asked the state in 2020 and 2021 to light the bridge up with rainbow colors for Pride month, but the state said that was not one of the Skyway's pre-existing light patterns.
  14. This rendering shows an office interior at Thousand & One, an office building coming to 1001 Water Street in the Water Street Tampa development in 2021.
  15. Alaska Airlines said Wednesday that it will join the Amazon Climate Pledge and reduce the airline’ s carbon emissions to net zero by 2040..
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  17. This Jan. 29, 2021, file photo, shows an AMC movie cinema in Garland, Texas. GameStop and other meme stocks, such as AMC, are soaring again. Much of professional Wall Street said earlier in the year that the phenomenon would likely fizzle out in time, particularly after the smaller-pocketed and novice investors behind it felt the pain of losing their money. AMC Entertainment has set records recently.
  18. A UPS delivery truck in May 2018 in Chicago. UPS announced Wednesday it aims to be carbon neutral by 2050.
  19. SeaWorld will hold Howl-O-Scream for the first time ever this year.
  20. The new VelociCoaster ride at Universal Orlando.
  21. A roof remains heavily damaged on Mexico Beach in May 2019, seven months after Hurricane Michael made landfall and destroyed many of the structures in the small coastal Florida panhandle city.
  22. The Tampa skyline in 2019.
  23. Tampa's existing Whole Foods store on N Dale Mabry Highway will close and relocate to a new, larger spot in Midtown Tampa, a development less than a mile to the south.