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Construction is underway at the ArtsxChange and the community has a chance to see the progress firsthand at an event Thursday.

Cross-Bay Ferry initial run exceeds expectations, likely to return in fallRead Article

So many people -- workers and tourists -- boarded the Cross-Bay Ferry during an initial pilot program that advocates are calling for more ferries and more frequent trips in the future.

First urban hydroponic container farm opens in St. PeteRead Article

St. Petersburg entrepreneurs Shannon O’Malley and Brad Doyle launch a green, high-tech venture -- a boutique hydroponic farm where they grow artisan greens inside refurbished shipping containers.

Redesign of Trop focuses transformational change in St. PeteRead Article

St. Petersburg is embarking on a long-term vision for transforming Tropicana Field, both the stadium that is home to the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team, and the 86 acres of land that surround it.

Q&A: Sridhar Sundaram, University of South Florida, St. PeteRead Article

Why would a rising entrepreneur or businessperson value a degree from the Kate Tiedemann College of Business at USFSP? Read along as Dean Sridhar Sundaram talks about the college and what's next in business education. 

Moving to Tampa, St. Pete: How to plug into local sailing sceneRead Article

What makes the Tampa Bay Area a port of call for so many sailors? Whether you’re a cruiser, a kid, an expert sailor or a true beginner with dreams of the open Gulf, this is a great place to embark. Cue Styx on the playlist -- let’s sail away.

For Good: Big-hearted kids at The Kind Mouse Productions help Pinellas hungryRead Article

Since 2012 The Kind Mouse has helped over 100 families with food, pet food and housewares through their Transitional Family Program, and Mouse Nibbles has provided more than 12,000 hungry kids with food for the weekend.

St. Pete Localtopia celebrates power of buying localRead Article

This year’s Localtopia in downtown St. Petersburg attracted more than 25,000 residents and tourists discovering and supporting local businesses while strolling through Williams Park on a recent Saturday.

Warehouse Arts District, Deuces Live collaborate on revitalization planRead Article

Two iconic downtown St. Petersburg communities -- the Warehouse Arts District and Deuces Live Main Street -- are putting together a joint action plan to revitalize their respective areas, draw more visitors and attract business investment.
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About $2 billion has been invested in downtown redevelopment since the late 1990s, establishing St. Petersburg as among Florida's coolest cities to live, work and play. The Dali Museum, Crislip Arcade, USFSP and the Morean Arts Center have helped spark the city's rebirth as a hub for marine science, academics and the arts. Other diversions include visiting an array of funky stores and restaurants, the Museum of Fine Arts, American Stage, the Palladium Theater and Tropicana Field for a Tampa Bay Rays' game. Housing choices range from historic bungalows to high-end waterfront condominiums to college dorms.
Sri Sundaram, dean of the Kate Tiedemann College of Business at USFSP

For Good: USFSP develops financial literacy training

The new Bodega will have two shuffle boards on site.

Bodega restaurant expanding into Seminole Heights

Dining room area rendering

A class act: new St. Pete Pier expected to be drawing card

Jonathan Truongo, co-founder of Verapy, a start-up at Tampa Bay Wave's Accelerator Build program.

Tampa Bay WaVE: Diversity highlights latest tech cohort

Co-lead organizer Gracie Stemmer kicks off TBSW18.

Tampa Bay Startup Week top takeaway: We are ready

Diane Cortes with her step-son Kevin Estrada who left Puerto Rico for Tampa due to Hurricane Maria.

New year, fresh start: Puerto Ricans moving to Tampa Bay Area


Tampa Bay Startup Week: Bigger, better than ever

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

Tech Bytes: Tampa Bay WaVE joins Global Accelerator Network

The 1926 Union Trust Bank building is being renovated as part of the Icon Central project.

Luxury high-rise under construction in downtown St. Pete

Jennifer Collins at USF

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