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MADE IN ST. PETE: Duncan McClellan, Kahwa Coffee, Florida Pure Sea Salts, Bodhi Basics, Brick Street Farms, Craft Breweries, Craft Distilleries, Roma Industries, Made Coffee

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Click here to see our centerpiece story "Made in St. Pete" which celebrates locally made products and the people behind them.  https://issuu.com/stpetelifemag/docs/spl_may_june_2018_issuu/30  

ARTS& CULTURE: Beauty & the 'Burg, James Museum Preview, Clyde Butcher at Dali Museum, Class Acts at Mahaffey Theater

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The latest in art, theater and performing arts news from Beauty & the 'Burg by Cindy Stovall, the James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art, the Dali Museum Clyde Butcher preview and Class Acts at Mahaffey Theater https://issuu.com/st…

DINING OUT: Callaloo at Manhattan Casino, Maple Street Biscuit Company, Flute & Dram

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We look at the  new Callaloo restaurant and the Historic Manhattan Casino, Maple Street Biscuit Company and Flute & Dram  https://issuu.com/stpetelifemag/docs/spl_may_june_2018_issuu/44

NEIGHBORHOODS: Jungle Prada

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FASHION: When Art & Fashion Combine

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CONVERSATION: Astronaut Nicole Stott

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TINY SIPS & FOOD BITES: Wining and Dining

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CONVERSATION: Gina Driscoll St. Pete City Council

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BOYS OF SUMMER: Rowdies & Rays

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HOME DESIGN: Creating a Home Office

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UP ON THE ROOF: Least terns nest in St. Pete

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VISIONS OF DALI's SPAIN: Clyde Butcher Exhibit

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JAMES MUSEUM: Summer Preview

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The Sun Shines Here - Going Solar

St. Pete residents are jumping on the solar energy bandwagon with the help of a solar co-op. https://issuu.com/stpetelifemag/docs/spl_march_april_2018_final_issuu/68

St. Petersburg: A City Worth Saving

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Preserving and honoring  the city’s past is the mission of one organization and many individuals who call the Sunshine City home  BY PETER BELMONT St. Petersburg is special. It’s easy to see why as you explore one of the…

How St. Pete Became The Sunshine City

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Vintage St. Pete BY PETER BELMONT Most point to the 1888 arrival of the Orange Belt Railroad as marking the city’s start. It wasn’t exactly a booming metropolis at that point. The story goes that a Savannah shoe salesman with thoughts…

NEIGHBORHOODS: Historic Kenwood

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Historic Kenwood St. Pete’s first suburb is now a charming and vital city neighborhood BY LAURA MCGRATH When Philadelphian Charles Hall first came to St. Petersburg in 1912, he bought up 160 acres of vacant land two miles slightly northwest…

Sunscreen Film Festival Headed to St. Pete

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 Screenings, social soirees and lots of interaction with professionals makes the St. Pete film fest a winner BY CINDY COCKBURN With over 3,000 film festivals taking place around the globe, there really is “no business like show…

American Stage in the Park

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WHAT: The Producers WHEN: April 18 through May 13  WHERE: Demens Landing Park, Bayshore Drive and 2nd Avenue South, downtown St. Petersburg ADMISSION: Varies depending on day, save by purchasing advance tickets. General lawn admission…

Events at The Palladium

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 Valerie Gillespie Celebrates Women’s History 7:30 pm March 29 Palladium Side Door Known for her smokin’ saxophone,  Tampa Bay jazz artist Valerie Gillespie graces the stage of the Palladium’s Side Door for an intimate evening…

Festivals of Speed Comes to St. Pete March 25

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A dazzling array of power and steel comes to town for one spectacular day    St. Pete’s waterfront will be the center of attention on Sunday, March 25, when the 15th annual Festivals of Speed presented by Bert Smith Porsche takes…

Top 10 Brunch Spots in St. Petersburg

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Mimosa or Bloody Mary? Weekend mornings are made for sipping and noshing at one of The Burg’s top brunch spots    BY LORI BROWN It’s the weekend and time to treat yourself to a terrific brunch, but where should you go?…

REVIEW: MidiCi Neapolitan Pizza Company

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Now Thatza Pizza! Authentic Italian pies, atmosphere make MidiCi worth a trip to the mall BY GINA DE LUCIA  At MidiCi Neapolitan Pizza Company, the focus isn't just on the pies. The space is a gorgeous mix of modern and industrial…

FOOD BITES - Restaurant News

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FOOD BITES It’s hip, it’s funky, it’s so un-stuffy and cool that it’s almost hard to believe you are chilling at the distinguished Renaissance Vinoy.  Paul’s Landing, the hotel/resort’s  new pool-front indoor-outdoor restaurant,…

CONVERSATION: Vincent Jackson

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VINCENT JACKSON SPL recently caught up with former Buccaneer wide receiver Vincent Jackson. Now a respected Tampa Bay businessman and foundation director, Jackson is excited about his future and working in the St. Petersburg community.  Since…

CONVERSATION: Jerry Penacoli

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JERRY PENACOLI TV personality goes from the Red Carpet to Old Northeast BY CINDY COCKBURN The last time I saw Jerry Penacoli, he had just finished taping a segment with co-host Cyndi Edwards on the set of the NBC  “Daytime” show…

REVIEW: Operation Finale at Florida Holocaust Museum

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The first exhibition in the United States to fully document the pursuit, capture, extradition, and trial of a Nazi war criminal, Operation Finale: The Capture & Trial of Adolf Eichmann is one of the most powerful and emotional exhibits…

St. Petersburg Residents Go Solar

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 Shine On  St. Petersburg is turning to sun-powered living BY ELIZABETH TAYLOR The Sunshine City is proving worthy of its moniker as an increasing number of residents and businesses convert to solar energy. In November, nearly…

FASHION: Men's Accessories Can Say A Lot

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THE SMALL THINGS From head to foot, men can say a lot about style with accessories  BY JOSE MARTINEZ As our average temperature starts to climb in St. Pete, a typical conundrum for many is how to wear less while still looking stylish.…

ArtPool: Vintage Goes Retro

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Indie fashion, local art and cool accessories are the hallmark of this hip  boutique BY ALEXANDRIA JONES Vintage shopping brings back fond memories for me. Getting something from a different era is exciting because I know for a…

Go With the Flow - Drop-In Yoga Classes Popping Up Everywhere

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Intimidated by yoga? Don’t be! Yoga stimulates your circulatory, digestive, and lymphatic systems, helping  rid your body of waste and toxins.  In addition, yoga helps the spinal column remain flexible, works on balance, and the…

CONVERSATION: Sebastien Bourdais Race Car Champion

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The winner of the 2017 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg lives in the Sunshine City BY MARCIA BIGGS In the world of race car driving, traveling is a way of life. Testing, racing, meeting with team engineers and sponsors –  drivers…

CONVERSATION: Anne Drake McMullen St Pete Chamber Chair

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By Cindy Cockburn The last time I had lunch with Anne Drake McMullen,  it took weeks to get on her calendar. We were sitting at an outdoor café on Beach Drive, overlooking the Bay on a sunny day and my friend, the Chief Development…

Arts&Culture: Beauty & The Burg by Cindy Stovall

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BY CINDY STOVALL Greetings to my friends, listeners, and all lovers of the artful life here in our Beautiful Burg. It is an honor to be a contributor to a publication so rich in visual appeal and compelling content. My hope is that this piece…

Sips&Suds: Spanish Wine Ole!

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BY EDITH SWIERZBINSKI Enjoying a delicious meal with equally delicious wines makes for a fantastic evening. I heart discovering great wines at all price points. Of course, wines that are affordable under $20 are super treasure finds. It’s…

The Greenhouse St. Pete - Help for Startups

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THE GREENHOUSE 440 2nd Avenue N.  St. Petersburg, Florida 33701 stpetegreenhouse.com 1 Million Cups Do you  have an idea for a new business?   Bring it to  1 Million Cups,  a weekly one-hour  support…