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A city on the verge: Young professionals key to Clearwater's futureRead Article

Residential projects, entertainment and city-led efforts converge and collaborate to draw millennials to downtown Clearwater to live, work, play and stay.

Redesign of Clearwater waterfront promises to enhance appeal, spur investmentsRead Article

The Imagine Clearwater process engages urban designers and local residents in a planning exercise for how everyone can better access and enjoy the city’s unique waterfront.

What's next for downtown Clearwater? Craft breweries, winery, beer festRead Article

Organizers of the Craft Beer and Music Fest on May 20 in Station Square Park in Clearwater expect to entice area brewers to set up shop downtown. 

Libraries shake things up with 3D imaging, innovative programs for all ages, abilitiesRead Article

If it's been a while since you've visited your local library, you may be pleasantly surprised to find a whole lot more than books. Think maker spaces and tech hubs as seen in Clearwater and throughout the Tampa Bay Area.

Clearwater company pushes futuristic solution to local traffic congestionRead Article

Passenger pods moving along a guide rail could deliver beachgoers from downtown Clearwater to Pier 60 and back with stops in between. Learn more.
Clearwater Mayor George Cretekos and PSTA CEO Brad Miller

For Good: Clearwater-based social enterprise helps immigrants gain financial literacyRead Article

Tampa Bay is one of the top 25 destinations in the U.S. for new immigrants from around the world. Project Prosper teaches them how navigate the often-complicated world of finance, banking and credit.

Pier 60 at Clearwater Beach undergoes renovation in time for spring break 2018Read Article

A Clearwater Beach historic landmark, Pier 60, will be partially closed during renovation and construction, which should be completed by mid-March.
Pier 60 at sunset on Clearwater Beach
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As locals and visitors famously enjoy fun in the sun here, the city of Clearwater focuses development efforts on downtown investments and beachfront developments.

Tampa Bay Area transit forum highlights regional vision

PikMyKid, a school safety app, is gaining in popularity.

Tech Bytes: PikMyKid ramps up school safety efforts

(L-R) Kalyn Kearney and Amber Gatto, student presenters from USF, at the 7th annual National Academy of Inventors.

Tampa Bay Area inventors: Growing community gains respect


SPARK success stories: Crescent Womb's infant safety beds

Clearwater Mayor George Cretekos and PSTA CEO Brad Miller

Headed to Clearwater Beach for spring break? Check out free bus rides

The Metropolitan Ministries Employment Lab helps people obtain email accounts and write resumes.

Ministry employment lab works to end joblessness

Courtesy of PERC

Job fairs recruit road crews, students, stadium and beach help

Daniels Ikajevs, and Simee Adhikari, co-founders of The Ring in Clearwater.

Uniquely designed co-working space emerges in downtown Clearwater


Read more articles by Cheryl Rogers.

Cheryl Rogers is a freelance writer and editor who enjoys writing about careers. An ebook author, she also writes Bible Camp Mystery series that shares her faith. She is publisher of New Christian Books Online Magazine and founder of the Mentor Me Career Network, a free online community, offering career consulting, coaching and career information. 

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Marianne Hayes is a feature writer for 83 Degrees Media in the Tampa Bay region of Florida.

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Tiffany Razano is a Pinellas County-based writer and editor covering the City of Clearwater and other news and features in the Tampa Bay region for 83 Degrees.

Read more articles by Christopher Curry.

Chris Curry is a freelance writer living in Clearwater. Chris spent more than 15 years as a newspaper reporter, primarily in Ocala and Gainesville, before moving back home to the Tampa Bay Area. He enjoys our local music scene, great weather and the wealth of outdoor festivals.

Read more articles by Dyllan Furness.

Dyllan Furness is a freelance writer and born-again Floridian based in Tampa. He covers the Tampa Bay Area’s development boom for 83 Degrees, with an eye out for sustainable and community-driven initiatives. 

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Janan Talafer enjoys writing for a diverse group of clients, including print and online publications, nonprofit organizations and public relations agencies. One of the highlights of her writing career was flying with the 91st Air Refueling Squadron out of MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa FL for a feature about this elite military team. A journalism graduate of Bowling Green State University (OH), Janan’s early career was in health care marketing and public relations for hospitals in Connecticut and Tampa Bay. She is an avid gardener, loves East Coast swing dance and enjoys touring around St. Petersburg on the back of her husband’s scooter.

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