Echelman sculpture begins its ascent over St. Pete pier

St. Petersburg got its first look at the $1.5 million sculpture “Bending Arc” from artist Janet Echelman as a pair of cranes began raising the net-like sculpture Thursday over the new St. Pete Pier.

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Outgoing City Council chair credits St. Pete’s ‘creative class’ for city renaissance

During the eight years Charlie Gerdes served on the St. Petersburg City Council, the city underwent a renaissance that was beyond his imagination when he first took office in early 2012.

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Tech Data, WellCare shine in stock market

Tech Data Corp., the largest company by revenue in the Tampa-St. Pete area, posted a 75.5 percent increase in stock price in 2019 after the company signed a deal to go private.

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How I Built This with Guy Raz - Chicken Salad Chick: Stacy Brown [NPR]

For many of us, chicken salad is just another sandwich filling, but Stacy Brown turned it into a $75 million business.

In 2007, she was a divorced mother of three looking for a way to make ends meet. So she started making chicken salad in her kitchen and selling it out of a basket, door-to-door.

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Your weekend arts forecast: Singin’, swingin’, a book talk and dinosaurs

Jazz vocalists Whitney James and Synia Carroll perform together Saturday (Jan. 4) at American Stage. This marks the third consecutive year the two have collaborated on Singin’ & Swingin,’ each time with a group of supremely talented bay area jazz musicians.

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The Shuffle

Joni James
BayCare Health System


The Hustle

Aaron Campbell

If you know a kid who plays a low brass instrument, Aaron Campbell probably teaches them. Aaron has established himself as a sought-after educator in Tampa Bay, and he knows what he's doing.

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MarineMax CEO gets 66 percent pay package increase

In his first year as CEO of MarineMax Inc., W. Brett McGill saw his total compensation increase 66 percent to $2.3 million.

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Daniel Zepp
St. Pete Catholic HS

Focus: Community Voices

Community Voices: Creating Resilient Communities

Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council's Sean Sullivan writes, "As cities and towns around Florida grapple with how to plan for sea level rise and flooding, it’s critical that our leaders share ideas and best practices for resiliency."

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11 Startups That Raised The Most Money in 2019 [Crunchbase]

While bigger funding rounds may not always be better, they definitely dominate the headlines. According to Crunchbase, this year over $163.5 billion has been invested in startups globally.

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