The fund will award grants to restaurants, bars, retail and service-based businesses in St. Petersburg that are owned by city residents and employ 25 or fewer people, as well as to their employees. There are about 900 St. Pete-owned and operated businesses in those four categories that collectively employ about 3,000 workers
Floridians who are behind on their rent or their mortgage payment won’t have to worry about being kicked out of their homes until mid-May, under an executive order signed Thursday by Gov. Ron DeSantis.
On this episode of Chamber Coronavirus Impact Insights, Mike Meidel, Director of Pinellas County Economic Development joins Chris Steinocher, CEO of the St. Petersburg Chamber and Joe Hamilton, publisher of St. Pete Catalyst talk about the many efforts throughout Pinellas County to provide the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) needed for local hospitals, as well as the financial assistance available to impacted businesses.
Stories have circulated for nearly a century about Al Capone and Babe Ruth, two famous figures in American history, and their ties to the area of western St. Petersburg known, in different eras, as The Jungle, Jungle Prada and Jungle Terrace.
Students from Bay Area Performing Arts & Casting brought tears to our eyes today, with their incredible rendition of You Are Not Alone, shot from dozens of different phones, in different homes across the bay area. It’s a great video with a wonderful message and today it gives us a lot of hope in a pretty dark time.