With Bloomberg visit, St. Petersburg wins $2.5 million to fight climate change

In a joint press conference Thursday morning, St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman and Michael Bloomberg, former mayor of New York and United States Special Envoy for Climate Action, named St. Petersburg the 20th city to win the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge (ACCC).

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How a St. Pete coffee shop snagged a leading role in Kriseman’s big announcement

With the Kahwa Coffee sign prominently displayed behind them, St. Pete Mayor Rick Kriseman and former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg talked about sustainability initiatives, just before Bloomberg Philanthropies announced a $2.5 million grant for the city to address climate change.

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Clearwater medical device company rings Nasdaq opening bell

The Nasdaq exchange shined a spotlight on Apyx Medical Corp. when leaders from the Clearwater medical device manufacturing firm rang the opening bell Thursday morning.

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Jazz musician John Lamb honored with an Arts Alliance MUSE Award

When people want to engage John Lamb in conversation, usually they’re interested in talking about the decade he spent playing bass in the Duke Ellington Orchestra.The thing is, that was a ten-year stretch, off and on, and John Lamb just turned 85. He’s lived half of his life now in St. Petersburg...

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The Hustle

Nathan Van Coops

Nathan Van Coops was hustling before hustling was cool. He is author of the best-selling In Times Like These time travel adventure and 2017's Faster Than Falling. He fixes planes and is the man behind St. Petersburg's most popular baseball cap.

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Kahwa Coffee

Drawing its name from the French slang word for coffee (and its original African name), Kahwa Coffee roasts and brews here in St. Petersburg.

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The Shuffle

Andy Zahn
World of Beer Franchising Inc.

Mark Cantrell
The Florida Orchestra


Bob Doyle
2018 In Review

Focus: SaaS

2018 in review: Julia MacGregor-Peralta, Global Safety Management

President and CEO Julia MacGregor-Peralta and her team create safety data sheets, which are mandated for chemical manufacturers, using Software-as-a-Service technology developed by MacGregor-Peralta herself.

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ACUMEN: Transit

2018 in review: Charlie Crist, U.S. Congress

Congressman Charlie Crist is a household name in Pinellas County. Whether you voted for him as a Republican or a Democrat, you probably voted for him at some point. We caught up with Crist to review 2018, and look forward to 2019.

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