Pinellas County lifts restrictions on beaches, extends CARES individual financial aid program

Pinellas County officials say they are shifting away from regulation and emphasizing personal responsibility as they continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Tampa-St. Pete is a top destination as passengers start to get back on airplanes

Air travel in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area is showing signs of a faster than expected recovery.

People are making travel plans, and the local area is a top destination, according to top marketers for Tampa International Airport, St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport and Allegiant Travel Co.

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Silver linings and sobering statistics emerge in Tampa Bay Partnership State of the Region

Record high unemployment, declines in homes sales and a murky prognosis for air travel are among the impacts the Tampa Bay region has felt from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Imagine Museum shares reopening practices, plants flag for way forward

On this episode, Jane Buckman, executive director of Imagine Museum joins Chris Steinocher, CEO of the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Joe Hamilton, publisher of the St. Pete Catalyst.

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‘Catalyst Sessions’ recap: Opera singer and role-playing gamer Kelli Butler

New York-based opera singer Kelli Butler has made two unforgettable appearances with St. Petersburg Opera Company recently, as the cool-as-a-cucumber but rage-fueled Queen of the Night in the 2018 production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute, and in title role of Lehár’s The Merry Widow (2019).

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The Shuffle

Bronwyn Beightol
United Way Suncoast


The Hustle

Esther Eugene (A.A. Solutions)

Strong business writing is a valuable asset that many small businesses and nonprofits are missing. Esther Eugene learned that when she got her start writing grants as an employee of nonprofit organizations. Soon, she found she had a knack for it, and was feeling underutilized. So she struck out on her own.

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ICYMI: Truist doubles commitment to COVID relief

Truist Financial Corp. is providing financial help for nonprofits and small businesses throughout its footprint, including in the west Florida area.

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Covid Map

Covid Cases by Zip Code


Karl Nurse enters Pinellas County School Board race, drawing praise and ire

Former St. Petersburg City Council member Karl Nurse on Wednesday officially announced the launch of his campaign for a seat on the Pinellas County School Board, representing District 7.

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Instagram Will (Finally) Pay Influencers [Wired]

The company is rolling out new ways for its creators to make money—and they might sound familiar.

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