ST. PETERSBURG — Downtown's building boom is the envy of Tampa Bay for the positive national press it has received.
ST. PETERSBURG — Police officials said Thursday after a meeting with Walmart representatives that they were impressed with the retailer's commitment to reducing the high volume of law enforcement calls at its St. Petersburg stores.
We caught up with Rob Van Tassel, 58, a few days before he and his "Little Brother'' rappelled down the 28-story Priatek Plaza in downtown St. Petersburg as part of the Over the Edge fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay.
Memorial Day is often referred to as the unofficial start of summer — a three-day weekend complete with pool parties, barbecue and potato salad.
PINELLAS PARK — An area off Park Boulevard that started a few years ago with a few city-owned storefronts ripe for redevelopment is hosting an inaugural Art Walk on Saturday.
ST. PETERSBURG — The Rev. Dieter Randolph, who is joining the leadership team at First Unity Spiritual Campus, will teach an interactive, seven-session class that explores how to find peace in every moment.
MADEIRA BEACH — The city has rejected an affidavit required by the city charter to start a petition for a referendum. The backers of the petition are seeking to halt several proposed hotel/condominium projects.
ST. PETERSBURG — For nearly a decade, a 14-acre patch of land has lain vacant, as city planners' dreams of attracting good-paying jobs to Midtown vanished with the Great Recession and the long, slow recovery.
SEMINOLE — For Chief Salvatore D'Angelo, it's time.
Like most successful student-athletes, Ellen McMullen managed to pack several activities into her day. Aside from her classes at Canterbury, she was also on the swim team, the soccer team and the track team.
There's an old story. Many years ago, then-Tampa Mayor Nick Nuccio, upon returning from a trip to Italy, appeared before the City Council to extol the beauty of the gondolas he had experienced in Venice. Wouldn't it be great, he mused, if the council would approve funding for a gondola to reside at Lowry Park Zoo.
What is happening on U.S. 19 near Park Boulevard? I see a bunch of equipment there and I'm wondering what's up and how long we can expect it to last.
MADEIRA BEACH — An ethics complaint has been filed against City Manager Shane Crawford, claiming improper permitting for the rehabilitation of a house owned by Vice Mayor Pat Shontz.
TREASURE ISLAND — The underground work to install new street lights along Gulf Boulevard is causing traffic delays and backups that have generated dozens of complaints to city hall.
The police officer was just outside department headquarters when he noticed a parked car, motor running. The driver looked like he was asleep behind the wheel.