St. Pete’s storefront program helps Kalamazoo Olive, other small companies

The City of St. Petersburg has awarded $175,000 to 10 small businesses and one property owner under a plan designed to protect independent businesses downtown.

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Origin Story: Jack Berlin’s love for digital imaging technology led to Accusoft (Audio)

Jack Berlin, founder and CEO of Tampa software firm Accusoft, fell in love with digital imaging long before it was mainstream.

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Washlava poised to grow with fresh capital from LG Electronics

Washlava, a Tampa technology company focused on creating a cashless laundry network, is poised to expand, now that it has closed on its latest equity financing.

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Mayor's Lounge - Season 2 Ep. 2: Brittany Lincicome and Kimi Tortuga | St. Pete, FL

The Mayor’s Lounge, hosted by Mayor Rick Kriseman, highlights the people and music making an impact in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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Your weekend arts forecast: Ten reasons to check out the songwriters festival

There are professional songwriters, and performers, in our midst, and while you may not have heard their names, you’ve probably heard a few of the tunes they’ve come up with. In other cases, you might even recognize their voices.

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The Shuffle

Jessica D. Ehrlich
Development Review Commission


The Hustle

Jamie Doerschuck (The Doer Co.)

Jamie Doerschuck started her business in true entrepreneurial fashion - when there's no way, make a way. As a student in Switzerland without a work visa, Doerschuck began her copywriting business online.

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Last Chance

St. Pete 2.0: How can St. Pete best address the affordable housing crisis? [Survey]

Please choose 3-5 of the solutions you think would be most useful and provide comments on how St. Petersburg can use these tools to solve the housing crisis.

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Emery Ellinger
Aberdeen Advisors

Focus: Halloween

These Architects Dressed Up as Famous Skyscrapers for Halloween [CityLab]

In a revival of a 1930s society party, guests at a Chicago ball wore outfits of famous buildings such as Marina Bay Sands and the Aqua Tower.

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ICYMI: Bulk Nano will pitch at the Florida Venture Forum aerospace conference

Bulk Nano, a St. Petersburg company focused on advanced composites and nanomaterial manufacturing, will be one of 16 companies to present at the Florida Venture Forum’s second annual Florida Aerospace Capital Forum.

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