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Stingray season starts slow on Pinellas beaches
For the unsuspecting swimmer, encountering a stingray can be harrowing.
Published on 05/29/13
Updated on 05/30/13
Pinellas tourism officials leverage “best” beach titles
Pinellas County didn't make the cut this year in an annual ranking of America's best beaches, but you won't hear tourism officials complaining.
Published on 05/24/13
Scott vetoes funding for cross-Florida bike trail
The $50 million Coast to Coast Connector would have run from St. Petersburg to Titusville.
Published on 05/20/13
Updated on 05/21/13
Community leaders wary of investor-fueled rental properties
The ongoing trend of cash investors outbidding would-be homeowners and snatching up hundreds of homes for rental properties worries community leaders in Pinellas County, who are concerned about the long-term impacts on neig...
Published on 05/15/13
Pinellas commissioners deny Safety Harbor apartment project
Plans for a controversial new apartment complex in Safety Harbor were derailed Tuesday after Pinellas County commissioners sided with residents who said they would rather neighboring land remained an industrial site.
Published on 05/07/13
Updated on 05/08/13
Whole Foods store coming to Countryside Mall in Clearwater
Conscientious shoppers in Clearwater will have a new place to find cage-free eggs, organic chia seeds and locally sourced honey.
Published on 05/03/13
Jailed tax cheat’s warning: Just ‘don’t do it’
Russell Simmons says it was just too easy to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from the federal government.
Published on 04/28/13
Tourism officials fighting expansion of bed tax recipients
Professional sports stadiums already get a big cut. Museums and aquariums are increasingly asking for a piece of the pie.
Published on 04/27/13
Clearwater and Tampa aquariums exploring partnership
Florida Aquarium and the Clearwater Marine Aquarium leaders have been talking about working together rather than competing for visitors.
Published on 04/14/13
Raymond James lays off 160 employees
Raymond James Financial is laying off 160 employees, including 115 people at its corporate headquarters in St. Petersburg.
Published on 04/11/13
Housing a key to downtown Clearwater’s revival, leaders say
City leaders say building residences on an empty lot on the east side of downtown is essential to filling the area with more businesses and people.
Published on 04/06/13
Updated on 04/08/13
Farmer’s markets reach out to low-income patrons
With record numbers of Floridians relying on food stamps, farmer’s markets are offering incentives to help struggling families make healthy food choices.
Published on 03/30/13
Updated on 04/01/13
Clearwater Aquarium’s expansion plans could affect Tampa Aquarium
Can the Tampa Bay region support two large aquariums?
Published on 03/17/13
Aquarium backers hold breath as Clearwater council votes
City Council members will decide tonight if voters will determine whether to lease the City Hall property downtown to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium for a new $160 million facility.
Published on 03/06/13
Updated on 03/08/13
Cold weather forces Pinellas beach tourists to adapt
Snowbirds arrive in Florida looking for a beach break, but they can be resilient when the temperature dips too far for a swim.
Published on 03/05/13
Updated on 03/08/13