The owner of the 4th Street property that is home to the Melting Pot is urging St. Petersburg officials to reject calls to evaluate the building’s historic significance.
Preserve the ‘Burg, an advocacy group for historic preservation, called for that evaluation in its May 12 newsletter, saying the building has a unique history and has contributed to St. Petersburg’s sense of place.
According to data from the Pinellas County Department of Health, residents age 25-34 now represent the largest demographic of positive COVID-19 tests in the county, nearly 17 percent of the total cases.
In March, ages 75 and older were the largest group to test positive for COVID-19.
On this episode, Veatrice Farrell and Antwaun Wells of the Deuces Live Historic Main Street join Chris Steinocher, CEO of the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, and Joe Hamilton, publisher of the St. Pete Catalyst to talk about the Deuces Live and the good news coming out of the corridor with a new grant award.
"I can think of few people more prepared to speak to the current moment in American history than the Rev. Kenny Irby," write Roy Peter Clark. "In the spirit of transparency, which the Rev. Irby honors, I reveal that he is one of my closest friends."
As the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on our economy, we put out a survey asking our readers to begin thinking about what a post COVID-19 economy would look like and how our higher education institutions could work with businesses to provide students with the skills needed in the local economy. This is what we found...