The Warehouse Arts District is one step closer to gaining an outdoor performing arts center, after the St. Petersburg City Council approved a zoning change Thursday that would allow outdoor performing arts venues in underutilized industrial areas throughout the city.
Spartan Securities Group and an affiliated company, Island Capital Management, are fighting back against a complaint alleging securities violations that was filed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
This week, the Joes talk to Margie Manning, a prolific reporter who covers Tampa Bay’s burgeoning startup culture, about the health of St. Pete’s tech scene. Manning is super-knowledgeable about the Tampa Bay area, having spent 14 years as a reporter for the Tampa Bay Business Journal before jumping to her current gig. She’s also mad prolific. You won’t believe how many stories she’s written this year.
The Florida Orchestra continues to do its part for the St. Petersburg Celebration of the Arts with Saturday’s Masterworks concert performance of Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, complete with the Lumina Youth Choir, soloists, a narrator and big-screen Shakespearean imagery.
Got an idea for a new technology? Veteran entrepreneur Marc Randolph wants to hear about it. Randolph, best known as the co-founder and former CEO of Netflix, invited students and others at the USF Muma College of Business Thought Leader Series to share their ideas with him during an hour-long discussion that was part history, part pep talk and all high-energy.