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Upscale St. Pete market opening to public

Upscale St. Pete market opening to public

ST. PETERSBURG — The clams are harvested fresh from Tampa Bay, the wines imported from around the globe, and the celebrated chefs behind the new Locale Market promise a gourmet grocery shopping experience unlike anything else in the area....
Published: 12/17/14
Latvala, Sprowls back craft beer ‘growlers’

Latvala, Sprowls back craft beer ‘growlers’

TAMPA — Calling the restriction “an insult to the idea of a free market,” freshman state Rep. Chris Sprowls joined Sen. Jack Latvala in introducing legislation Tuesday that would allow the state’s exploding craft beer indu...
Published: 12/17/14
St. Pete teacher carjacked at gunpoint in school parking lot, police say

St. Pete teacher carjacked at gunpoint in school parking lot, police say

A man with a handgun robbed a St. Petersburg teacher of her car and purse as she arrived for work at Bay Vista Fundamental Elementary School, police said.
Published: 12/16/14
St. Pete receives 8 designs for redevelopment of The Pier

St. Pete receives 8 designs for redevelopment of The Pier

St. Petersburg leaders have received eight preliminary design concepts for the redevelopment of The Pier.
Published: 12/15/14
LGBT ‘welcome center’ opens in St. Pete

LGBT ‘welcome center’ opens in St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG — The brightly painted craftsman bungalow on Central Avenue next to the Metro Wellness thrift shop is meant to be a warm, inviting place for LGBT visitors, residents and youths.
Published: 12/15/14
St. Pete Mayor: Rays stadium deal can’t be changed

St. Pete Mayor: Rays stadium deal can’t be changed

ST. PETERSBURG – Mayor Rick Kriseman, after agreeing to wait another week for a vote on a deal with the Tampa Bay Rays, told the city council Thursday that terms of the arrangement are not up for negotiation.
Published: 12/12/14
St. Pete Mayor: Rays stadium deal can’t be changed

St. Pete Mayor: Rays stadium deal can’t be changed

ST. PETERSBURG – Mayor Rick Kriseman, after agreeing to wait another week for a vote on a deal with the Tampa Bay Rays, told the city council Thursday that terms of the arrangement are not up for negotiation.
Published: 12/12/14

Police: Friends’ gunplay leads to accidental shooting

A Largo man was accidently shot inside his home by a friend as they were “playing” with a loaded gun late Thursday, police said.
Published: 12/12/14
More grant money coming to support arts in Tarpon

More grant money coming to support arts in Tarpon

TARPON SPRINGS — If there’s state or federal arts funding being offered, chances are Tarpon Springs has its hat in the ring.
Published: 12/11/14
Officials ponder transit’s future after Greenlight defeat

Officials ponder transit’s future after Greenlight defeat

CLEARWATER — Light-rail trains aren’t the answer. Increasing the sales tax definitely won’t work.
Published: 12/11/14

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