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Granny tries the green

Catherine Whigham, 81, fears very little at her age. She would parasail in a foreign country, skate on a frozen lake, rescue drowning wasps by hand and even drive her daughter’s all-terrain vehicle. She will not, however, enter this small window-clad, cafe-esque shop downtown, in Colorado Springs, the city she’s lived in her entire life. […]

Review: Netflix’s new ragtag supergroup harnesses attention after slow beginning

Student Sean “Smurph” Murphy seeks career as rap star

Under the moniker “Smurph,” Sean Murphy hopes to create a lucrative hip-hop career. A career that started in his USF St. Petersburg dorm during the summer of 2015. Murphy, 20, didn’t start college with an interest in rap. The mass communications major found his calling after listening to beats made by Martin “Mak” Kelly, his […]

Review: Netflix’s new ragtag supergroup harnesses attention after slow beginning

Central Melt Twists College Classic Meal

One of the newest restaurants in town is also one of the cheesiest.  Central Melt is nearly two months old and offers creative grilled cheese sandwiches in the Central Arts district of downtown St. Petersburg. Ed Allen, the owner and chef at Central Melt, works the restaurant by himself. Central Melt’s atmosphere is cozy and […]

Review: Netflix’s new ragtag supergroup harnesses attention after slow beginning

Minimalists enjoy the finer things in life

Joshua Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus lived wealthy lives. They had six-figure jobs, new cars and lived in houses with more rooms than people. But they weren’t happy. “I was living the ‘American dream,’ but that wasn’t my dream,” said Millburn. “I wasn’t concentrating on what was important.” After losing his mother and his marriage in […]

Review: Picasso/Dali, Dali/Picasso

Rivals, friends and legends are right here in St. Petersburg. The works of Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali are being shown side by side at the Dali Museum. The Picasso/Dali, Dali/Picasso exhibit is organized by the Dali Museum and the Museu Picasso in Barcelona, with loans from 22 institutions and private collections. After the journey […]

Take a bite of the latest Apple

It’s late September, which can only mean one thing in the tech world: Apple has released their new iPhone. As usual with the new model of iPhone, the screen is bigger and the processor is newer and stronger. Before I go any deeper into this review, I feel I should write this disclaimer: I am […]