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Four Tampa-St. Pete companies vie for Startup of the Year

Four young companies from the Tampa-St. Petersburg area are among the top 100 startups that will compete for the 2020 Startup of the Year championship title.

The local companies are RxLive in St. Petersburg and Grifin, Just Protect and Nickelytics, all based in Tampa.

Rain, schmain: St. Pete Opera’s ‘pop-up’ shows are back

Rain, schmain: St. Pete Opera’s ‘pop-up’ shows are back

Dinner theater legend Ann Hodges to be celebrated Oct. 18

Dinner theater legend Ann Hodges to be celebrated Oct. 18

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The St. Pete Pier shines – especially at night

Ever since the St. Pete Pier opened in July, people have flocked there to exercise, to walk their dogs and to go out for dinner and drinks. And they’re all taking pictures. Lots and lots of pictures. On Instagram alone, #stpetepier appears more than 13,000 times.

The Pier is always photogenic no matter what time of day it is, but there’s something even more special about it at night. To celebrate the glory of the Pier after dark, we’ve chosen our top five night photos of the PIer from the past two weeks, and we’re sharing a few tips on how to take your own evening masterpieces, especially if your only equipment is your smartphone.

Remembering Snoopy, the Red Baron and the Royal Guardsmen

There was a moment, in the final month of 1966, when it looked as if the written in St. Pete, recorded in Tampa record “Snoopy vs. the Red Baron” would reach No. 1 on the national pop charts. The Royal Guardsmen, a teen band from Ocala, might become the next Beatles – or, at the very least, the next Paul Revere and the Raiders. Instead, “I’m a Believer” by the Monkees went to the top, leaving “Snoopy vs. the Red Baron” to lodge at a still-pretty-great No. 2, where it would remain for an incredible four weeks.

Political Party with Adam Smith: Weighing in on the election’s home stretch

What are the biggest questions Florida's top political journalists are asking in the final stretch of the presidential campaign? "What's going to happen with the pandemic in late October," asked David Smiley of the Miami Herald in the latest episode of Political Party with Adam Smith.

Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority wraps up bond sale
Pinellas economic development staffer wins innovator scholarship
Mosaic commits $100K to Tampa Bay Thrives for mental health
City touts Glazer ties to St. Pete in Pier sign debate

Oct 12 @ 07:00 PM

The Catalyst Sessions: Dr. Kanika Tomalin

Oct 13 @ 05:30 PM

St. Pete Innovation District Presents: State of Science

Oct 16 @ 12:00 PM

Pre Seed Funding in Florida presented by Seedfunders


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