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St. Petersburg community calls for ‘pause’ on House Bill 423

Above photo: State Sen. Darryl Rouson, D-St. Petersburg, led a town hall Friday evening to allow St. Petersburg locals to voice their concerns regarding House Bill 423. Emily Wunderlich | The Crow’s Nest By Whitney Elfstrom Community members and representatives came together Friday evening to discuss their opposition to House Bill 423 at the USF consolidation […]

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St. Pete punks: vintage record store reopens

Band posters and album covers conceal the large window facing Central Avenue, allowing passersby not even a glimpse at the Tetris of cardboard boxes sitting inside. With an estimated 50,000 records to unpack and place into the store’s red wooden bins, Planet Retro owner Rob Sexton and his associate Michael Rozak have a long week […]

In your own backyard

With great spring weather here in St. Petersburg, there has never been a better time to get outside and explore.  One advantage of downtown St. Petersburg is the variety of public art and history for locals and visitors to enjoy.  You probably pass by these places everyday without giving them a second thought.  So next […]

Glimpse of an iconic landmark

As the city of St. Petersburg anticipates the upcoming announcement of the winning Pier design, there is still time to visit the colorful inverted pyramid that has become a landmark attraction for locals and tourists alike. The current design was created by St. Petersburg architect William B. Harvard Sr., founder of Harvard Jolly Architecture, in […]