Focus on clean energy powers Belleair Bluffs lender

Seminole Financial Services, already one of the largest lenders in the United States for renewable energy projects, aims for an even larger footprint in the sector.

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Shop local movement gains traction with Bank OZK app

Bank OZK is preparing to launch an app that gives St. Petersburg restaurants and stores a chance to get their names in front of potential customers.

The app, OZK Rewards, will offer discounts from the local businesses, with a focus on retail trade and hospitality, said Pooja Pendharkar, product manager for the bank, speaking at startup showcase 1 Million Cups St. Petersburg on Wednesday.

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City of St. Pete moves toward stiffening penalties for noise ordinance violations

As Downtown St. Petersburg continues to build up, new residents are facing a problem that has plagued downtown residents for more than a decade – excessive noise.

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Mayor's Lounge - Episode 2: Mary Rachel Dudley and Danny & Alex

The Mayor’s Lounge, hosted by Mayor Rick Kriseman, highlights the people and music making an impact in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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Grants, galleries and Glass-a-Palooza: News from the art world

All eyes are on Tallahassee this week and next as the Florida Legislature begins its first session under Governor Ron DeSantis, who’s requested a $91 million overall budget.

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The Shuffle

Cami Gibertini
Pilot Bank


The Hustle

Bree Swezey (Authentic Edge Design)

Bree Swezey developed her love for graphic design in high school. She traded the North Star State's brutal winters for the Sunshine State's endless summers more than a decade ago, and began her work in the Tampa Bay area.

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R'Club Child Care, Inc.

R’Club provides care for more than 4,000 Pinellas County students, to help out working parents.

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Mike + Beth Vivio
Corporate Fitness Works

Focus: Mobility

The Geography of America’s Mobile and ‘Stuck,’ Mapped [City Lab]

The United States is facing a new class distinction: those who are mobile across state lines, and those who are stuck.

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What a Startup Can Teach A Fortune 500 Company [Forbes]

Sitting in the room with the CEOs of two multi-billion dollar companies and closing a $5 million round of series B funding for my superfood startup was a surreal experience. Kuli Kuli is a fraction of the size of these companies, and yet, here we are, partnering with a few of the largest food companies in the world.

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