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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.

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

What will climate change mean for Florida?

- Photo Courtesy of Susan Gott.

Looking for a unique holiday gift? Give a shared experience

Habitat for Humanity will be moving into this South St. Petersburg office next year.

Looking for a job? Habitat, Sprouts, Penny Hoarder, FEMA hiring

Color St. Pete at the Arts Conservatory for Teens to encourage local and global unity.

For Good: Arts Conservatory for Teens changes lives forever

Quarterly Trep Talks meetings help entrepreneurs learn, network.

Tech Bytes: Tech-related events look at success, failure

Tommy Richardson, SVP and Chief Technology Officer of Nextech

Learn the secret sauce for Tampa Bay Area tech leader

Howard McLeod is President and Chief Scientific Officer of Interpares Biomedicine.

North Tampa company wins BioPitch competition

Monica Stynchula is Program Director of St. Petersburg’s Caregiver Accelerator.

Caregiver-related businesses make pitch for help

Phillip Connor and Artist Carrie Jadus at the new Arts XChange for artist entrepreneurs in St. Pete.

Arts Xchange opens in Warehouse Arts District, St. Pete

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