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Universal recycling coming to St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg is set to live up to its promise of sustainability now that universal recycling is set to begin operations this summer. The program, which will replace the current subscription-based service used by some residents, has been in the works since Mayor Rick Kriseman took his oath of office in 2014. Beginning the first […]

Central Avenue still recovering from water main break

It’s been over a month since the water main break on Seventh Street and Central Avenue swallowed the sidewalk, part of the street, and the west wall of 670 Central Ave., but the area remains fenced off and the hole in the wall is still there. Manny Kool, manager of Daddy Kool Records on Central […]

USF Sailing finishes third in home regatta

While USF’s premiere sailors were busy competing in Annapolis, MD., skipper Dean Nixon and Devin Hansen were holding down the fort in St. Petersburg. The Bulls’ sailing team hosted and finished in third place on Saturday in the fourth South Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association (SIASA) South Points race. South Points competitions feature Florida colleges and […]

Survey reveals favorite pier design

The city of St. Petersburg is one step closer to knowing what will replace the iconic inverted pyramid adorning its waterfront. An online public survey closed its voting on March 6 and, of the seven designs to choose from, three received the most votes. “Destination St. Pete Pier,” the design which has a huge hometown […]

Central Avenue building partially swallowed in water main leak

A water main leak created a massive hole on Thursday in downtown’s Central Arts District. Dwight Wilson, assistant director of water resources for the city of St. Petersburg, said crews were doing routine work on a leaking water pipe underneath the sidewalk along Seventh Street when, at around 5:30 a.m., they noticed the building was […]

Dali-inspired condos to become campus neighbors

Downtown St. Petersburg has seen a lot of development in the past year, and that doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. A new 13-story condominium will be erected at the corner of Second Street and Fifth Avenue South. The Dali-inspired building called “The Salvador” will be the newest addition to the development-rich downtown […]

Professor awarded for research on disability student services

Dr. Lyman Dukes, an education professor at USF St. Petersburg, will be recognized next month at the American College Personnel Association’s (ACPA) national convention in Tampa. Dukes will be honored for his research, which led to the first set of program standards for Disability Student Service offices. “My focus is the transition of students with […]