Downtown

June 4, 2017

High Buyer Demand for Downtown St. Petersburg Properties Keeps Builders on Their Toes

Downtown St. Petersburg is bustling and growing from buildings popping up everywhere. With two newly constructed high rises and a skyscraper on the way, builders are doing their best to keep up with the raising demand for property. Even though more and more buildings are being created, the need for ...

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Sept. 17, 2014

What's Happening with the St. Petersburg Pier?

St. Petersburg Pier Sydney Opera House

 

Will the new St. Petersburg Pier look like the Syndey Opera House? Probably not (though it's fun to see what it would look like). But what it will look like, who will design it, and when it will be completed are all still up in the air.

The ...

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July 31, 2012

Pinellas County FL, the best place to live in the U.S.?

St Peterburg Sunrise

I have a pilot friend who has been flying around the United States for much of his life. When he has long layovers he doesn’t just sit in the hotel and surf the web. He gets out and sees the sights, eats at the restaurants, and gets to know the ...

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April 7, 2012

First Friday St Petersburg

The first Friday every month is Get Downtown First Friday in St Petersburg, FL, when Central Avenue between second and third streets is barricaded and turned into a block party.  How fun is that? The block party lasts from 5:30 to 10:00, and after that everyone flocks to ...

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Feb. 13, 2012

Rock n Roll Half Marathon St Pete

What a great turnout for the Rock n Roll Half Marathon St Pete yesterday! A rare cold snap brought temperatures in the high 30's for the start of the race, but that didn't stop over 8,000 people from running. The sun was shining and the people were ...

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Dec. 27, 2011

New Years Eve Parties St Petersburg - Clearwater

Here are our pics for this years hottest New Years Eve parties in St Pete and at the Beaches. Have fun and and be safe!

 

Downtown

Ferg's Sports Bar & Grill - St Petersburg: Music, buffet dinner and party favors at Ferg’s Sports Bar - 8 p.m. $10 general ...

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Dec. 1, 2011

St Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show

Who doesn’t love to see yachts and sailboats? This weekend, for just $10 (15 and under enter for free), you can see and board some of the finest boats offered for sale today at the St Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show. The show will include a vast array of hundreds ...

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Nov. 4, 2011

Creaky Bones 5K St Petersburg

This is a 5 minute video from this year's Creaky Bones 5K in St Petersburg. This event is run every year just before Halloween and benefits arthritis research. Runners start at the Pier, head in to the city, past the (haunted?) Vinoy Hotel and Vinoy Place condos, and then ...

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Aug. 24, 2011

The Human Touch in St Petersburg Florida

Two Weeks Left of ‘The Human Touch’ Exhibit in St Petersburg, FL

Summer is dwindling down, and so is the opportunity to see one of the best exhibits at the Museum of Fine Arts. There are only two weeks left of ‘The Human Touch’ exhibit in St Petersburg, FL and ...

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June 27, 2011

10 best deals in St Petersburg FL...

 

You don't get rich by being loose with your money, and that's why wise travelers always try to get the best deal for their dollar. Whether you are a local resident or an out-of-towner here on vacation, here are 10 of the best deals available on goods ...
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