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Published 8 hours ago

St Anthony’s Triathlon named one of the top races in the US

The St. Anthony’s Triathlon, a celebrated three-race event marking its’ 41st year, has been named to lists of the top Olympic-, Sprint-distance and beginner triathlons in the United States by Triathlete magazine. […]

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Published 9 hours ago

St. Pete Boat Show, the largest on the Gulf Coast, nominated for best in America

The St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show is the largest on the Gulf Coast, with boats displayed on both water and land. Other activities at the show include kids fishing […]

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Published 10 hours ago

Unique affordable housing development breaks ground

The blue-tarped fencing surrounding an excavation site in Lakewood Elementary School’s shadow represents hope for some teachers and parents who will watch the development gradually take shape. Local leaders gathered Tuesday morning in South St. Petersburg to celebrate construction commencing on the Bayou Court Apartments. The affordable and workforce housing development will prioritize applications from […]

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Published 11 hours ago

Haiku poet Timothy Huff publishes a second volume

In the three years since poet Timothy Huff published The View From My Deck: Haikus Inspired By Nature, he’s been recognized a couple of times. “When people can’t remember my name,” Huff says, “they’ll go ‘oh, you’re the poetry guy.’” Sometimes they know him as the owner of Vintage Interiors, a custom window treatment business […]

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Published 12 hours ago

COhatch announces a free co-working day in downtown St. Pete

One of downtown’s most highly-anticipated projects debuted in December 2023: COhatch St. Pete at 15 8th Street North. Since its inception, its become a hot spot for remote workers in […]

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Published 12 hours ago

Over 35 tons of food donated for pets in need at Hank’s Bark Box in St. Pete

Since its inception 2 years ago, Hank’s Bark Box has provided over 35 tons of food to dogs and cats in need. This is more impressive considering the dimensions of […]

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Published 12 hours ago

St. Petersburg restaurant Lingr to close

After nearly three years in St. Pete, Chef Jeffrey Jew’s Nordic and Asian-inspired restaurant Lingr will serve its final meals Saturday. On the Lingr website and social media, Jew said he’s closing his restaurant to focus on his mother’s health challenges. “During illness and family emergencies, I have always counseled my employees that their health […]

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Published 12 hours ago

Divine old school donuts and cronuts at Fray’s Donut House in St. Pete

Forget flowers, if you want a dozen anything, make it a dozen donuts. And there’re few better places to get them than Fray’s Donut House. Located in groovy, retro-buildings, complete […]

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Published 13 hours ago

DeSantis says he'll approve $1.5 billion from Florida budget for Everglades restoration

Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday he will approve $1.5 billion directed towards Everglades cleanup that was included in the budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1, which he has not yet received. “I am going through all the things in the budget right now.

Published 15 hours ago

County considers increasing puppy regulatory requirements

When a once-unthinkable partnership between SPCA Tampa Bay, a puppy broker and a local retailer dissolved due to public backlash, some Pinellas County commissioners suggested reassessing local regulations. Doug Brightwell, director of animal services, began working on a report in January. He provided the unfinished results at an April 18 workshop, as he will soon […]

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