Arts and Crafts museum will most likely open this spring

The curtain of mystery around St. Petersburg’s $90 million Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement is being gradually lifted.

The five-story, state-of-the-art building that takes up an entire city block (at 4th Street and 3rd Avenue South) has been under construction for nearly five years.

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Carillon apartments sell for $64 million

A Canadian investment firm has bought Promenade at Carillon, a 334-unit apartment community in the Carillon Business Park.

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Office space is tight everywhere in St. Pete

It’s not as cheap or easy to get no-frills office space as it used to be in St. Petersburg.

Vacancy rates are falling and rents are rising for Class B and Class C office space, both downtown and in the Gateway area in northeast St. Petersburg.

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Startup Report Episode 51: Rentit

Rentit's David Rodriguez joins St. Pete Catalyst Publisher Joe Hamilton in the studio.

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Your weekend arts forecast: Wegmanns Around the World, Branford Marsalis

The weekend is just one day away. Pack it full of all the arts programming Tampa Bay has to offer!

This weekend's arts forecast: Sunny with a chance of musical smorgasbord. From accordion to jazz saxophone, showtunes and orchestral music.

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The Shuffle

Mark Runyon
Tampa General Hospital


The Hustle

Amelia Naomi Dean (Bohemian Reves)

Amelia Naomi Dean is the talented maker behind Bohemian Rêves, a St. Pete small business that crafts botanical candles and small-batch skincare products.

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Catalyze 2020: Miles Fetherston-Resch

Miles Fetherston-Resch is 7.5 years old and the Founder and CEO of Kids Saving Oceans, a conservation lifestyle brand for both kids and adults that donates a portion of every sale to a local conservation organization. He writes:

I think we can make St. Petersburg a better place to live if each of us planted a tree.

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Joanna Cheshire
Pinellas County Sheriff's Office

Focus: Early Ed

Thrive By Five: Community-oriented approach to early education to hold summit Feb. 26 [Audio]

In Pinellas County, less than 60 percent of children are “ready” for kindergarten when the time comes. While that’s better than the state average of just 53 percent, organizers of a new initiative backed the Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg and run by the Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas are fighting to increase that number to 75 percent in the next five years.

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ICYMI: Jeff Vinik, San Francisco investors up their stakes in Peerfit

Peerfit, a Tampa digital health company, has raised $10 million in a funding round led by Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik and Virgo Investment Group, a San Francisco-based investment firm.

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