News

Kriseman calls Cross-Bay Ferry a ‘real example’ of regionalism

The Cross-Bay Ferry is about to kick off its third season shuttling passengers between downtown St. Petersburg and downtown Tampa.

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Tampa-St. Pete businesswomen optimistic about the future, Bank of America says

Women business owners see a bright future for their companies, but also recognize that there are barriers to accessing capital, according to a new survey from Bank of America.

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Revolution’s Steve Case hopes to make more investments in Tampa-St. Pete

Venture capital firm Revolution has raised $150 million for Rise of the Rest Seed Fund II – and Steve Case, Revolution’s chairman and CEO, said some of that money could go to local startups.

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Media

He Said, She Said Episode 28: Family talk with Anthony Pedicini

On this episode of He Said, She Said, Michelle and Peter get back in the studio after a month-long hiatus. They talk about the loss of Michelle's father, their recent trip to Tallahassee for FSU's homecoming and the upcoming legislative session.

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Culture

Two for the ‘Shrew’: Friends, creative partners and Shakespearean interpreters

Theirs is a mutual admiration society that pointedly ignores any and all man-made borders, including a three-decade age difference. They’re friends and collaborators because they want to be. And because they share a passion for telling the stories of William Shakespeare.

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The Shuffle

Wayne Powers
Catalina

Zaps

The Hustle

Sophie Bel (Beyond Beauty Studio)

Sophie Bel's main focus as Beyond Beauty Studio's manager is to make her clients feel relaxed. In fact, her unique approach to skin care therapy is through the Ayurvedic healing treatment, a whole-body holistic system based on the entire wellness of the body..

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Community Voices

Community Voices: The achievement gap starts as an opportunity gap; VPK can help

Whether in news articles or on TV, we continue to hear about efforts to improve struggling schools in low-income communities. What is often left out of the conversation is the hard fact that these children were struggling before they even entered the public school system in kindergarten.

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Influencer

Ben Siwinski
VBH

Focus: Civil Rights

Last surviving member of Courageous 12: ‘We were the Jackie Robinson of police integration’

The last surviving member of St. Petersburg Police Department’s famous Courageous 12 joined St. Petersburg Police Chief Anthony Holloway and St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman in a ceremony honoring the 12 African American police officers who sued the City of St. Petersburg to serve the entire city, more than over 50 years ago.

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Events

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Bulk Nano will pitch at the Florida Venture Forum aerospace conference

Bulk Nano, a St. Petersburg company focused on advanced composites and nanomaterial manufacturing, will be one of 16 companies to present at the Florida Venture Forum’s second annual Florida Aerospace Capital Forum.

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