Art, business, economic development collide on the Mahaffey stage

The arts are a driving force for economic growth in St. Petersburg.

Art attracts businesses and their employees to the city and leads to innovation and new career paths, leaders from The Florida Orchestra, Fairgrounds and Arts Conservatory for Teens told members of the St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership Tuesday.

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Proposed I-275 redesign could pose problems for Commerce Park/ Deuces Live

An unintended consequence of those improvements could mean another setback for the Deuces Live Historic Main Street and the Commerce Park site.

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St. Pete startup Rubix Solutions develops blockchain platform for the defense industry

Rubix Solutions, a St. Petersburg company with blockchain technology for defense contractors, is aiming to transform the supply chain.

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PitchLyst Startup Report: Tribridge

Catalyst Publisher Joe Hamilton speaks with entrepreneur Tony DiBenedetto.

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Dance Hall Festival continues with Project Alchemy

Dancer and choreographer Alex Jones, like others in his chosen field, would like to see dance carve out a larger profile in the bay area. There is, after all, no shortage of challenging work being done here – even if there aren’t enough suitable venues (which is itself another discussion for another day).

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The Shuffle

Pamela Piersanti
Summit Exercises and Training


The Hustle

Frank Rodriguez (Mighty Fine Design Co.)

Frank Rodriguez knows the value of thoughtful, holistic design. With a strong academic background in fine art, and professional expertise in corporate branding and design, Rodriguez seamlessly blends two worlds that are often at odds to build a cohesive and aesthetically aligned brand strategy.

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TeamViewer offers the best in collaborative software to companies and universities the world over.

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Catherine Stempien
Duke Energy Florida

Focus: Journalism

The Story Behind the Times Correspondent Who Faced Arrest in Cairo [New York Times]

Times journalists have long relied on the U.S. government to intervene when danger arises abroad. That may no longer be the case.

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Headspace: Andy Puddicombe and Rich Pierson [How I Built This With Guy Raz]

Andy Puddicombe is not your typical entrepreneur – in his early twenties, he gave away everything he owned to train as a Buddhist monk.

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