Love him or love to hate him, St. Petersburg native Peter Schorsch is one of the most dominant media personalities in Tampa Bay. His rise began in 2005, with the launch of his own hometown political website, appropriately titled SaintPetersBlog. As Schorsch says, SaintPetersBlog “was born, like most blogs, at a mom’s house.”
At the time, Schorsch was working as a political consultant, something he still does today. He saw a space filling in the gaps in coverage of the local St. Pete political scene, sorely lacking attention from the larger local media outlets.
Every time a door closes, it seems, another one opens
St. Petersburg’s busy 4th Street corridor, between north 5th and 22nd Avenues, continues to bear witness to change at a rapid clip. Pei Wei, the fast-food Asian restaurant that opened, with great fanfare, just two years ago, served its last orders of Kung Pao and General Tso Monday.
The District of Columbia, along with several other cities, is piloting shared used mobility zones, and city officials are thinking about both how to rezone curb space and what to charge for its use so that the work of the city can be supported appropriately.
Thijm argues that bystander videos are a powerful addition to criminal processes across the world. “There's a real need to understand how video can help people prove what happened,” she said. “You have a right to film.”
Beans & Barlour is a craft coffee bar and dessert lounge that serves all your favorite desserts … with a kick. Owners Story Stuart and Steve Bliven’s homemade ice cream is infused with real booze, with alcohol levels ranging between 7-12 percent ABV.