Kriseman pushes to formalize regional collaboration on economic development

St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman wants economic developers throughout the Tampa-St. Pete area to take a page from the books of local law enforcement and fire rescue agencies.

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E-scooters win approval from St. Pete City Council – with strict stipulations

Electric scooters are (finally) coming to St. Petersburg. A “micromobility” ordinance that includes the regulation of electric scooters and scooter share operators was approved by a 5-2 vote of St. Petersburg City Council with Charlie Gerdes and Steve Kornell opposed.

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Entrepreneur Tony DiBenedetto suggests a new way to market Tampa-St. Pete

Tampa-St. Pete needs to change its pitch in order to attract businesses and skilled workers, according to tech entrepreneur Tony DiBenedetto.

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Episode 56: Gilbert King, Pulitzer Prize-winning author [St. Pete X]

Reflections on American Life: Pulitzer Prize winner Gilbert King talks criminal justice, long-forgotten history and the craft of non-fiction.

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Weekend festival highlights the best in Latin filmmaking

Latin American art, and artistry, has been Linda Friedman Ramirez’s passion for her entire adult life – in fact, even as a kid growing up in Pennsylvania, she was fascinated ... Last year, Ramirez launched the Tampa Bay Latin Film Festival. This weekend, her “labor of love” returns for its second go-round, with just under 20 films.

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The Shuffle

Scott Rosenberg
Vector Solutions


The Hustle

Kathleen Hupp (Good Vibes Juice Co.)

Kathleen Hupp, co-owner of Good Vibes Juice Company, is bringing the juice craze to north Pinellas County. At their Largo and Dunedin locations, Good Vibes serves up juices, smoothies, bowls, and "not milks" in hopes of bringing health to their community.

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Trenam Law

Serving clients with agility and flexibility, Trenam Law has grown into the behemoth law firm of the Tampa Bay Area.

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Alex Harris

Focus: Straws

St. Pete City Council considers changes to straw ban

More than 90 percent of St. Petersburg businesses impacted by the city’s new ordinance on single-use plastic straws generally approve of the regulations, a survey by city staff and volunteers has found.

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The 32-Year-Old Founder of Startup Canva Gets $3.2 Billion Value [Bloomberg]

Australian online design platform Canva Inc. today announced it has raised $85 million, led by Mary Meeker’s venture capital firm, bolstering its valuation to $3.2 billion.

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