Skyway Marina District acquires another new tenant

After 36 years downtown, the St. Petersburg law firm Abbey Adams is relocating across the city to the Skyway Marina District.

The move, taking effect June 25, is a coup for the chronically underdeveloped strip of south 34th Street, which has been actively – and not always successfully – trying to recruit new business.

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City of St. Pete launches Big Data tool: St. Pete Stat

In February, the National Council of Mayors honored St. Petersburg mayor Rick Kriseman as Best Mayor for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. On the very same day, Kriseman presented a concept called St. Pete Stat at the Greenhouse‘s weekly 1 Million Cups event for start-ups and entrepreneurs.

Still in its infancy, the concept – as introduced by Kriseman and St. Pete Stat coordinator Debbie Volk – allows the public to interact with live data, through graphs, maps and charts, in exploration of the city’s departments and specific work projects.

Today, four months later, Stat has launched.

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Digital Lipstick [McKinsey]

As digital technology erodes profit and revenew growth, why aren't companies responding with bold strategies?

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Barbara Gross & Bob Devin Jones

The Studio@620 celebrates 14 successful years with a birthday bash [Audio - 15:18]

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The Hustle


In an age where print is generally considered a dying medium, the independent book store remains alive and well. There is no better example of this than Alsace Walentine, the entrepreneurial mind behind Tombolo Books, a new indie book store located on Central Avenue in St. Petersburg.

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Museum of Fine Arts

Most St. Petersburg residents know the iconic Kapok tree at the corner of Beach Drive and 2nd Avenue North. Its vibrant red blooms demand attention, a form of art in and of itself. But many may not know the tree was planted in 1965, the year the Museum of Fine Arts opened, on the spot once home to a debilitated office used by Margaret Acheson Stuart to bring her vision of a world-class art museum to life. St. Petersburg is privileged to experience Stuart’s legacy in the Museum of Fine Arts.

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The Shuffle

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