St. Clair wanted to reclaim the building for the arts. As she recalls, the city administrator was puzzled at first – as there were only three to four staff members of Creative Pinellas at the time, and there were 12 or 14 offices. Not to mention an auditorium, a board room, classrooms and the impressive gallery. “What are you going to do with the rest of the space?” she was asked.
Either out of a stroke of brilliance or slight desperation, not really even knowing herself what she meant, St. Clair proposed an arts business incubator to live alongside Creative Pinellas.
Athletes, says Dr. Harold Shinitzky, Psy. D., are often their own worst enemies – stress and anxiety affect performance. And, of course, the prospect of performance can cause stress and anxiety. Achieving a balance between the physiological and the cognitive, he believes, is imperative.
St. Petersburg is participating in Mars Petcare’s Better Cities for Pets movement to make St. Petersburg an even happier, healthier and more welcoming place for pets. The initiative includes 12 traits of a pet-friendly city, ranging from collaboration to reduce pet homelessness to restaurants and businesses that are welcoming.
Amanda, who’s best known as Mandy by many locals in St. Pete, is energetic and welcoming to newcomers who venture into Community Cafe asking about everything from their vegan-friendly menu to their monthly art exhibits.
Do you search through the racks at TJ Maxx and Nordstrom Rack for that elusive half-off designer label? Do you detour to hit the J. Crew and GAP outlets on weekend road trips? If you, like many Americans (myself included), love the feeling of getting a bargain you might want to stop reading now.