Tampa Bay’s hottest stock in 2018

A Clearwater medical device manufacturer that reinvented itself outperformed all other publicly traded companies based in the Tampa Bay area in 2018.

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Tax incentive deals bring 1,000+ jobs to Pinellas, Hillsborough

Bennett is the founder and president of Callyo, a St. Petersburg-based SaaS (Software as a Service) firm that creates communications technology for law enforcement – a cloud-based phone network for obtaining and storing evidence, and more.

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Business briefs: St. Pete bank raises capital, Tampa insurer extends CEO contact and more

- First Home Bancorp raised $8.9 million in a $16 million offering, a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said.

- Health Insurance Innovations Inc. (NASDAQ: HIIQ) extended its employment contract with President and CEO Gavin Southwell for five years, through 2024.

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Looking ahead: January in arts and culture

Hello, 2019. How about we take a look at the highlights from January’s arts and culture calendar? OK then.

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The Hustle

Maureen McDole (Keep St. Pete Lit)

Poet Maureen McDole is a St. Pete native and descendant of the early settlers of John's Pass. In five years she has taken Keep St. Pete Lit from a rag-tag band of book junkies to one of the state's premier literary organizations, built through focused programming and smart partnerships.

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Bluewater Media

Specializing in branded, direct response marketing, Bluewater Media was the first end-to-end, fully digital production studio in Florida.

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The Shuffle

Tara Semb
Bovie Medical

Mark Cantrell
The Florida Orchestra


Mike Sutton
2018 In Review

Focus: Theater

2018 in review: Matthew McGee, freeFall Theatre

Sometimes it seems as if Matthew McGee is as ubiquitous as palm trees in the bay area, at least in the performing arts arena; he’s an actor, singer, comedian, drag performer and always in demand as an emcee because he’s exceptionally personable, and funny, and engaging.

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Jan. 23-24

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Feb. 21

ACUMEN: Transit

How The Humble Bicycle Can Save Our Cities [Fast Company]

Copenhagenize offers a blueprint for how cities can welcome the bicycle–and all the positive outcomes that being a biking-centric city brings.

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