News

One of Tampa-St. Pete’s top female founders sues company after ouster

Julia MacGregor-Peralta, founder and former CEO of Global Safety Management Inc., is suing the company for breach of contract.

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Kriseman holds first call for Restart St. Pete advisors, shares initial criteria for reopening

During the first gathering of St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman’s Restart St. Pete task force, he named four criteria he sees as critical to the first step in reopening St. Petersburg’s economy.

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Squaremouth puts historic property on the market for $3.9 million

The church, which was purchased for $1.4 million in 2017, is now on the market for $3.9 million. A decision that Chief Marketing Officer Megan Moncrief said came from changing workplace culture and increased demands on employers to provide workplace flexibility.

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Media

Resiliency team launches to help St. Petersburg’s small businesses

On this episode, Kim Vogel, St. Petersburg Greenhouse manager for the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, and Jocelyn Howard, Grow Smarter St. Petersburg manager, join Chris Steinocher, CEO of the Chamber, and Joe Hamilton, publisher of the St. Pete Catalyst, to talk about the Business Resiliency Team developed in a partnership between their organizations.

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Culture

A new virtual performance from TFO and other arts news

The new clip is a collaboration between The Florida Orchestra and the Master Chorale of Tampa Bay, on a women’s suffrage anthem written in 1871.

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The Shuffle

Sandy Price
US Infrastructure Corp.

Zaps

Innovate

St. Pete software company’s new app helps police maintain social distance

St. Petersburg software company Callyo has just launched a public safety app that’s literally made for the social distancing measures implemented as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic..

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Know

Former Vology CEO lands at Skyway Capital

One of the top technology executives in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area has made a career shift after the company he founded, Vology, was acquired by a private equity firm.

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Influencer

Jenee Priebe
SHINE Mural Festival

ICYMI

Pinellas commissioners face big decision on beaches, pools

Pinellas County Administrator Barry Burton has suggested reopening public beaches, swimming pools and some playgrounds, as part of the county’s next step in the addressing the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.

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Events

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“Everyone Is So Afraid”: COVID-19’s Impact on the American Restaurant Industry [The Ringer]

For Café Rakka in Tennessee and its fellow restaurants nationwide, the coronavirus pandemic has become a crisis unlike any in living memory. With tolls both human and financial, there’s no guidebook for how to move forward.

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