Walking the talk: Keeping St. Pete Local with Olga Bof [Audio]

As big box stores have closed and Amazon has been crowned king of retail, Olga Bof has been a tireless advocate of St. Pete’s local businesses. This week marked eight years since Bof founded Keep St. Petersburg Local (KSPL), a small, independent business advocacy organization working to keep the St. Pete vibe alive.

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USF president says new St. Pete residence hall will be a ‘catalyst’ for the community

A new residence hall at University of South Florida St. Petersburg will strengthen the campus community as well as the university’s connections to St. Petersburg, said USF President Steven Currall.

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Hofbräuhaus asks court to set aside default judgment

An attorney for Bavarian Partners, the company that operates Hofbräuhaus St. Petersburg, has asked a Pinellas County circuit court judge to set aside a Nov. 1 default.

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LÄRABAR: Lara Merriken [How I Built This With Guy Raz]

In 2000, Lara Merriken was 32, recently divorced, and without a job when she decided to make energy bars by mixing cherries, dates, and almonds in her Cuisinart. Eventually, she perfected the recipe and launched her company: LÄRABAR. After just two years, the company was bringing in millions in revenue.

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Meet Stephanie Dunnam, freeFall’s feisty Eleanor of Aquitaine

The role of tart-tongued Eleanor in The Lion in Winter, opening Saturday, is a plum for any serious dramatic actress of a certain age. No less than Katherine Hepburn played her in the 1968 film version, winning an Academy Award for her efforts.

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The Shuffle

Leanna Jackson
Tampa Bay Watch


The Hustle

Samyr Qureshi (Knack)

Samyr Qureshi is the face of Knack. This ed tech startup launched in 2015 with one simple purpose: to help college students find peer tutors.

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St. Pete insurer is an outlier when it comes to women on boards of directors

A St. Petersburg property insurer lags other publicly traded companies in the Tampa-St. Pete area in gender diversity on the board of directors.

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Bob Glaser
Smith & Associates

Focus: St. Pete 2.0

St. Pete 2.0: Solutions to the affordable housing crisis

“Let’s start with a simple premise: everyone deserves a clean, comfortable and safe place to live,” said Jason Mathis, CEO of the St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership. While we found that not every respondent agrees with this premise, it was around that central idea that we built a survey, asking respondents to respond to seven different solutions to the affordable housing problem

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PitchLyst Startup Report Episode 044: Kishen Sridharan

Raymond James – TBT Emerging Tech Leader Kishen Sridharan joins Catalyst publisher Joe Hamilton in the studio.

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