Pending approval from City Council, City of St. Pete could soon get in the seed-funding game

St. Petersburg City Council will consider changes to the South St. Petersburg Community Revitalization Area (CRA) Redevelopment Microloan Program Thursday, as the city aims to better serve start-up businesses within South St. Petersburg.

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Legacy Vacation Resorts sets the pace for social, environmental change in the hospitality industry

The hospitality industry should be doing a lot more to address social and environmental issues, a St. Petersburg real estate developer says.

Jared Meyers, founder and CEO of Legacy Vacation Resorts, hopes his recent project in Indian Shores will help set an example for the industry.

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Multi-family project with workforce housing to replace mobile home park on 4th Street North

More multi-family and workforce housing may soon be on the way, pending approval of a change to the official zoning map by St. Petersburg City Council.

The owners of the former Lamplight Village mobile home park, 8700 4th Street North, are requesting a zoning change from Neighborhood Mobile Home (NMH) to Neighborhood Suburban Multi Family (NSM-1).

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He Said, She Said: Episode 35 [Florida Politics]

Session’ing with Sens. Rob Bradley and Jeff Brandes and Alexis Lambert

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Behind the scenes: Meet freeFall Theatre’s ‘Marie and Rosetta’

It took actress Illeana Kirven 20 hours and change to make the drive, straight through, from her home in Texas to St. Petersburg, where she’d been cast in freeFall Theatre’s new play Marie and Rosetta.

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The Shuffle

Candice Rezvanian
Florida Funders


The Hustle

Thomas Paterek (Stevie & Fern)

Thomas Paterek holds the prestigious title of chief dog officer at Stevie & Fern. He is also the co-founder and strategy director of this boutique brand experience agency. Paterek's focus on emotional connection through storytelling is his way of connecting brands to people.

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Former HSN executive takes key role at growing cannabis firm

Judy Schmeling, former chief operating officer of HSN Inc., was named chairman of the board of directors of Canopy Growth Corp., a Canadian cannabis, hemp and cannabis device company.

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Brian Bailey
Metro Inclusive Health

Focus: Walkability

Phasing Out Cars Key To Paris Mayor’s Plans For 15-Minute City [Forbes]

Should she get reelected as Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo plans to turn the French capital into a myriad of neighborhoods where “you can find everything you need within 15 minutes from home.”

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On Pioneers, Settlers, Town Planners and Theft. [Bits or pieces?]

The concept of Pioneers, Settlers and Town Planners is a derivative of Robert X. Cringely's description of companies as Commandos, Infantry and Police as expressed in the delightful 1993 book - Accidental Empires. The first time I used this structure was around 2005-2006.

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