Pinellas County opens movie theaters with limits, proposes vacation rental plan

Movie theaters in Pinellas County can open with restrictions, under guidance issued Monday by top county officials.

The county also is seeking approval of a plan to allow short-term vacation rentals to open, starting this week.

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St. Pete tech team unveils BlueTrace mobile app to track Covid-19 exposure

A local team has developed a mobile app that would allow public health officials to track exposure to the Covid-19 coronavirus.

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Gov. Ron DeSantis appoints Julie Marcus as Pinellas Supervisor of Elections

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Tuesday that he would appoint Julie Marcus to replace Deborah Clark following her retirement as the Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections.

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American Stage goes virtual, reimagining summer programming

On this episode, Stephanie Gularte, CEO and Producing Artistic Director of American Stage joins Chris Steinocher, CEO of the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Joe Hamilton, publisher of the St. Pete Catalyst.

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St. Pete Opera takes its fundraising gala online

Enter Vincerò (it’s Italian for “I will be victorious”), St. Pete Opera’s virtual fundraising gala. It happens this Saturday (May 23), streaming from 7 to 8 p.m. on the company’s website, Facebook page and YouTube page.

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Clearwater restaurant technology company raises $3.6 million

Three well-known business leaders in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area have invested $3.6 million in Omnivore Technologies.

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Community Voices

Community Voices: Notes from a Pandemic in Paradise

Roy Peter Clark shares his love notes to a city facing a global pandemic.

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Catalyst Sessions

‘Catalyst Sessions’ recap: Bob Hite, former anchor WFLA-Channel 8

St. Pete X

Ep. 67: Jim Craig, Gold Medal Strategies, Goalkeeper of 1980 Miracle team

Miracle: Jim Craig tells the story of his success in business and on ice.

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Spotify is hiring Joe Rogan, one of the world’s most popular and controversial podcasters [Vox]

The deal means Rogan’s podcast will be exclusively on Spotify by the end of 2020.

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