Bottega d'Arte-Galleria opens in Grand Central District

Published May 29, 2012


Well-traveled artist opens venue on central

A new art gallery featuring mixed media such as watercolors, pastels, glass, acrylic, pottery and drawings is open at 2036 Central Ave. Bottega d'Arte-Galleria is owned by artist Cris Alencar, who lives in St. Petersburg but travels the world for art shows. She has exhibitions scheduled in June in Brazil, in November in China and in the Czech Republic in 2013.

St. Pete beach

Chamber leader wins scholarship

Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce president Robin Sollie has been awarded a Regent Scholarship from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. She will attend four one-week sessions at different universities around the country to receive training in leadership, organization management, technology and financial management.

St. Petersburg

Salon changes name and adds services

Johadeni Nappi salon has changed its name to Just B Beautiful Natural Hair Salon and added spa services. The salon specializes in managing, treating and styling natural hair. It also promotes the benefits of enhancing the health of the entire body through holistic approaches. It's at 1638 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N.

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