Advisory group declines to vote on Commerce Park plan

An advisory panel has declined to take an official stand on a revised redevelopment plan for Commerce Park, a long-vacant parcel of land within the South St. Petersburg Community Redevelopment Area.

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Kriseman asks for two-year commitment for ferry

Mayor Rick Kriseman is asking city and county officials to commit to two years of funding for continued Cross-Bay Ferry service from downtown St. Petersburg to downtown Tampa.

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Federal council taps St. Pete expertise to boost women in STEM fields

Education and mentoring are top priorities for women who want to start and grow technology companies, a panel of local leaders told a federal advisory council meeting in St. Petersburg.

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He Said, She Said: Episode 21

Discussing a tragic weekend and big decisions with Rep. Travis Cummings and guest co-host Amanda Taylor.

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Helen Hansen French and the fine art of movement

Helen Hansen French returned to St. Petersburg, her hometown, five years ago and immediately noticed – how could she not? – the cultural renaissance taking place.

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The Shuffle

Janet Roman
Empath Health


The Hustle

Romina & Greg Mikurak (Thirsty First)

It seems like happy hour never ends at Thirsty First, where food and drink specials are on the menu every day of the week. Husband and wife duo Greg and Romina Mikurak conceptualized a prohibition-themed bar and restaurant only two years ago, and Thirsty First has been growing ever since.

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Station House

Station House is more than a business center. The five-story venue redefines what social interaction means in the workplace by providing a comfortable yet dynamic environment for innovation and collaboration.

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Randall Russell
Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg

Focus: Public Squares

Mass Shootings Are Destroying Our Sense of Public Space [CityLab]

Gun rampages do more than kill and injure. They also damage Americans’ communal life. Yale sociologist Vida Bajc analyzes the aftershocks.

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Self-Driving Trucks Are Ready to Do Business in Texas [Wired]

Kodiak Robotics will begin commercial service between Dallas and Houston, though a host of other self-driving startups have already been testing in the state.

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