Employees of St. Pete businesses required to wear masks starting Friday, patrons soon to follow

Kriseman announced that the employees of all St. Petersburg businesses would be required to wear masks while in areas of the business open to the public. The order is intended for all businesses, including restaurants, bars, gyms, retail establishments, salons and barbershops. It goes into effect at 5 p.m. Friday (June 19).

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Arts and Crafts museum opening on hold

The five-story steel, glass, wood and concrete building looks ready for visitors, at least from the outside, but the doors to Rudy Cicarello’s $90 million Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement are still locked up tight.

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DeSantis: Rising test numbers will not shut down the state

Florida governor Ron DeSantis has no plans to roll back the reopening of the state, citing increased testing and disproportionately high numbers among at-risk populations as key reasons COVID-19 numbers are rising.

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Impact Catalyst Episode 25: Caroline Henk & Helen Hansen French

TBBCA Judge Helen Hansen French speaks with Scholarship Winner Caroline Henk in this episode of Impact Catalyst.

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'Catalyst Sessions' recap: Chad Mize

Tuesday on The Catalyst Sessions, artist Chad Mize discussed – among many other things – his use of Instagram, Facebook and other social media platforms to proclaim and promote not only his own life and work, but the monthly group shows at the Mize Gallery.

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New Edgemoor Neighborhood housing development will replace old mobile home park

The St. Petersburg Development Review Commission Wednesday approved plans to build nearly 300 homes at the site of a mobile home park in northeast St. Petersburg.

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Sin will be ‘in’ at The Saint, opening in July

David Fischer never really planned to open a Catholic church-inspired speakeasy with blood-red walls, naughty angel statues, and fancy chandeliers dripping from the ceiling. It just kind of happened.

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Kforce exec: Pandemic impact on Best Buddies program ‘breaks my heart’

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a major toll at Best Buddies, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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ICYMI: Quarantine fatigue is real, here’s what you can do about it

As the coronavirus wears on, economic reopening moves forward, and a second spike in cases begins, even those who took the pandemic and the social distancing required to mitigate its spread seriously from the start are growing weary. This very real phenomenon has been dubbed quarantine fatigue.

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