Posters of Life magazine covers featuring Bing Crosby, Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn line the walls of the Clare Bridge Place at Brookdale's Freedom Square, where about 10 residents gathered, watching the Hallmark Channel's Home and Family.
LARGO — For years, a Pinellas County committee judged complaints against contractors without legal guidance, or transparency, or even rules.
A five-year effort by Pinellas County animal welfare agencies coordinating data and resources helped lower the number of unwanted and stray animals being euthanized and trapped in shelters.
The connections to Greece are everywhere. You can spot them as you watch workers fill wooden tubs with sponges outside the tourist shops on Dodecanese Boulevard. You can smell them as the scent of fresh Greek pastries floats down the sidewalk on Athens Street. You can hear them as you stand …
ST. PETERSBURG — Rick Baker's gut feels pretty good about the Tampa Bay Rowdies' chances to become a Major League Soccer franchise playing in front of 18,000 screaming fans in an iconic waterfront stadium.
INDIAN ROCKS BEACH — A small fire department that services several coastal communities spent more than 10 times what was budgeted for legal fees last year, the result of several lawsuits and personnel disputes.
ST. PETERSBURG —Since the beginning of the year, City Council members have had to digest 4,522 pages of documents, attend meetings that lasted hundreds of hours and deal with resident complaints late into the night.
CLEARWATER — With the ferry service between St. Petersburg and Tampa ending in April, St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman vowed in front of the Pinellas County Commission to find money to help bring it back in November.
We recently traveled south over the Sunshine Skyway bridge at evening rush hour after miles of traffic getting to the bridge from the 118th Avenue entrance on I-275.
ST. PETERSBURG — When Taste of the Islands opened on 34th Street in 1992, Yvonne Thompson said she wasn't sure it had been a good idea to get into the restaurant industry.
John Jonchuck is scheduled to stand trial next February, three years after he was arrested on charges of throwing his 5-year-old daughter off the Dick Misener bridge.
TREASURE ISLAND — Residents will get their first chance on April 6 to see the new design concept for the city's Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis Center.
Pinellas Citizen University begins new session April 13: Pinellas County residents can experience an up-close and behind-the-scenes look at the services provided by county government in this year's Pinellas Citizen University.
14-year-old earns Eagle Scout rank: Simon Mesen, a ninth-grade student at St. Petersburg High School, recently earned Eagle Scout rank, the highest in Boy Scouts. Mesen, 14, is a member of Troop 219 at St. Raphael Church. He earned 29 merit badges. For his service project, Mesen organized the construction of a …
Tilar Mazzeo, the bestselling nonfiction author and biographer, will speak at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg on Thursday at 11 a.m. Mazzeo teaches English at Colby College and has written several books, including the New York Times bestseller The Widow Cliquot (2008), about the widow who …