What Steve Hayes plans for his ‘dream job’ as CEO of Visit St. Pete/Clearwater

Only days into his job as president and CEO of Visit St. Pete/Clearwater, Steve Hayes is beginning to work on a strategic plan to continue the Pinellas County tourism agency’s success.

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National spotlight shines on Tampa-St. Pete tech startup community

Larger capital raises and bigger exits signal a thriving startup technology community in the Tampa-St. Pete area.

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Cognizent will lay off Facebook content moderators, shutter Tampa site

About 556 workers will lose their jobs when Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. closes its facility in Tampa.

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Lunchpool meets professionals where they are with Break Tampa Bay event [Audio]

St. Petersburg-based startup Lunchpool spent 2019 spreading its message about the dangers of what it calls the “desktop dining epidemic,” a phenomenon that has more and more young professionals eating alone at their desks. In 2020, the startup is helping Tampa Bay professionals combat that epidemic by starting the year on a better, more connected foot with its Jan. 8 virtual networking event, Break Tampa Bay.

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‘Sing like the Eagles, play like the Allmans’: Henry Paul and the legacy of the Outlaws

There was always something different about the Outlaws. In the 1970s battle for Southern Rock supremacy, the Outlaws were always a bit more melodic, their songs more lyrically literate, and they blended their heavy-riffing guitar attack with complex three-part vocal harmonies.

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The Shuffle

Jean-Luc Eckstein
Neptune Flood


The Hustle


The founders of Lunchpool are starting a movement to take back lunchtime. They're in the process of building an app to defeat the “desktop dining epidemic,” a cycle that keeps professionals stuck at their desks - in front of their screens and away from other humans.

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Episode 60: David Mearns, Shipwreck Hunter [St. Pete X]

Shipwreck Hunter: David Mearns talks process, finding the unfindable and stories of his most memorable discoveries

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Nadine Smith
Equality Florida

Focus: Lists

The 50 Best Nonfiction Books of the Past 25 Years [Slate]

Slate’s books team selects the definitive works of reporting, memoir, and argument of the past quarter-century.

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Brunello Cucinelli [Om]

Dubbed the “king of cashmere” by The New Yorker, Brunello Cucinelli is the founder of the eponymously named fashion house that is well-known for making luxury cashmere sweaters (and more than $450 million a year in revenues). He started his company in 1978, and, now 61, he lives in Solemeo, Italy, with his wife and two children.

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