Outdoor performing arts venue in the works for the Warehouse Arts District

An outdoor performing arts venue could soon be coming to the Dome Industrial Park (DIP) in St. Petersburg.

Property owners Robert and Cherie Beaman have brought forward a private application to propose changes to city land use guidelines. The applicants are ultimately seeking a special exception to permit an outdoor performing arts venue in the Warehouse Arts District.

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Listen here: John Kelly and St. Pete’s Hideaway Cafe

The Hideaway Café is unique among St. Petersburg’s live music venues. You can get wine and beer, but it isn’t a bar, exactly. There’s a kitchen, which turns out pretty tasty food, but it’s not really a restaurant.

First and foremost, the Hideaway Café – soon to celebrate its 10th anniversary – is a “listening room.”

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St. Pete City Council advances plan to ban plastic straws

A ban on single-use plastic straws by food service establishments would take effect on Jan. 1, 2020, under a measure that won preliminary approval Thursday in the St. Petersburg City Council.

The proposed ordinance will be up for a public hearing and a second reading at the council’s Dec. 13 meeting.

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SPx Classic: Kyle Taylor - The Penny Hoarder

Kyle Taylor talks the changing face of our economy, what that means for business and education, and how The Penny Hoarder is revolutionizing digital publishing as we know it.

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The Hustle

Jackie Walling (Ten Nineteen Design Lab)

Jackie Walling and Pam Stoddard are the creative forces behind Ten Nineteen Design Lab. The former colleagues at 22squared combined their complimentary skill sets to form an agency that does more than branding - true storytelling.

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The Mahaffey Theater

The recently-opened James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art is a treasure trove of artwork from the American West.

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The Shuffle

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Focus: Recovery

St. Pete 10 years after the recession: Fewer banks, tougher rules and plenty of business to go around

Ten years ago, Pinellas County banks were floundering.

The 10 community banks headquartered in Pinellas County with less than $1 billion in assets had a combined net loss of $8.4 million in 2008, as unemployment soared, real estate values plummeted and loans soured.

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A creative person’s guide to thoughtful promotion [Creative Independent]

A guide by artist and creative strategist Kathryn Jaller with illustrations by Molly Fairhurst.

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