The Smithereens exploded out of New Jersey in the mid 1980s with a classic rock ‘n’ roll lineup – guitar, bass, drums and a singing frontman – and a sound that was fresh and immediate, and at the same time steeped in the stirring, hook-laden rock songs of the middle to late 1960s.
Ronnie Lee and his wife Kristin Coffey founded Cheers! Events 15 years ago. From Jet Engine Mechanic to CEO of a full-fledged event planning business and the St. Pete Side Lot event space, Lee and Coffey have grown their business exponentially over the last decade.
Rising Tide Innovation Center was established to meet the needs of small business owners, entrepreneurs, veterans, solo professionals, and STEM start-ups for a professional collaborative workspace in St. Petersburg.
World Liquors’ giant globe sign has been a staple of St. Petersburg’s Central Avenue since 1961. When World Liquors closed (and was later demolished to make room for apartments) in 2018, many longtime residents worried what would become of the iconic symbol of St. Pete.
Host Jessica Rivelli, the founder of Working Women of Tampa Bay, brings two visionary local business women to the studio – Michelle Turman, CEO of Catalyst Consulting Services and Effie Santos, founder and chief strategist of Red Root Strategies.