Money, land are key drivers in St. Pete’s approach to the Rays

It was fitting that Mayor Rick Kriseman held a news conference to address the latest uproar over the Tampa Bay Rays in the city’s new police station.

He played both roles in a “good cop-bad cop” scenario involving discussions with the Major League Baseball team.

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City Council moves toward a “lockbox” affordable housing fund, split over who it should help

Last week, the St. Petersburg City Council spent nearly two hours debating solutions to the affordable housing crisis that could come in the form of a “lockbox” affordable housing trust fund.

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GoZone expands free WiFi to Deuces Live

Free WiFi will be available throughout the Deuces Live District, starting next week.

GoZone WiFi is extending a pilot project that began in the EDGE District to the Deuces Live, the area from 2nd Avenue South to 18th Avenue South along 22nd Street.

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An ingenious proposal for scaling up marine protection [TED talk]

Island and coastal nations need to protect their waters to keep the oceans healthy. But they often have lots of debt and aren't able to prioritize ocean conservation over other needs. Mark Tercek and his team at The Nature Conservancy see a way to solve both problems at once...

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Chad Mize and 49 of his friends celebrate Pride with ‘Icons’ exhibit

LGBTQ+ Icons is Mize Gallery’s annual Pride show. Consisting of 50 12×19 wood-block canvases, each depicting a different artist, activist or celebrity who either identifies as LGBTQ or as an ally, it was intended to commemorate the 50th anniversary, this summer, of the groundbreaking Stonewall Riots.

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The Shuffle

Larry Costello
BayCare Health System


The Hustle

Kimberly Vorperian (Bodhi Basics)

At Kimberly Vorperian's Bodhi Basics, every skin product is handmade. It's a slow methodology, but it ensures that Vorpersian can keep a close eye on quality.

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Power Design

An innovative employer with a reputation of excellence and charitable giving since 1989.

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Toni Warren
Suncoast Developer's Guild

Focus: Housing

The Future Of Cities Start to Question an American Ideal: A House With a Yard on Every Lot [NY Times]

Townhomes, duplexes and apartments are effectively banned in many neighborhoods. Now some communities regret it.

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An Aviation Pioneer Goes All In on Electric Planes [Wired]

Now Borschberg has started a new company called H55, and created a new aircraft to flip that equation around. H55’s first plane has room for two and can stay aloft for just about 90 minutes.

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