Mayor Kriseman, Councilwoman Driscoll to meet public to discuss Pier on April 11

There’s more than a year to go before the new St. Pete Pier opens, but excitement is already at a fever pitch for the city’s Downtown Neighborhood Association. The group is inviting the public to attend its April membership meeting, which is all about the pier and the future. Mayor Rick Kriseman and Councilwoman Gina Driscoll, along with members of the design and planning teams, will be present for a program called “St. Pete’s Waterfront Transformation”

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Howard Rutherford on St Pete’s emergence as a science festival hub [Audio]

St Pete has quietly emerged as a thought leader in the science festival space, growing a great local festival and mentoring 3 additional festivals in Florida and beyond. Now Rutherford is building an even broader network of festivals which will bring science to the people, sometimes accompanied by humor or beer.

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Competing in the AI economy: An interview with MIT’s Andrew McAfee [McKinsey]

AI has arrived, but are companies ready for it? According to an MIT scientist, executives are underestimating the speed, scope, and scale of the disruption it will bring.

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Steve Gianfilippo, Gianco Companies

Curating vibes in St. Pete: Steve Gianfilippo talks design, elevating the art scene, and what makes a smart investment

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The Hustle


To meet Frank is to shake the fire-proof hand of a self-taught artist who pushes the the artistic and physical boundaries of his materials.

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These days, Chad Mize’s signature St. Petersburg design is as ubiquitous as green benches were in the 1950s. You can’t turn a corner without seeing a black T-shirt with white letters that say Paris London Tokyo St. Pete.

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The Shuffle

Amy Kickliter
St Petersburg College

Shayne Fairley
My Florida Regional MLS


Alex Harris
Arts Conservatory for Teens

Focus: Impossible

Where’s the beef? For Impossible Foods it’s in boosting burger sales and raising hundreds of millions


Tiny Home Festival

April 5-7

Antiquarian Book Fair

April 20-22

Startups and Raising Capital

April 10

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Dive right in: Tibbetts legacy continues with Cayman Islands resorts (part II)

“I am very pleased that the legacy established by Linton Tibbetts has not only thrived, but has passed on to the next generation, and continues to grow from strength to strength,” Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell said.

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