The Weekender

St. Pete city leaders unveil plans for Powerboat Grand Prix

VIA – WTSP ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — St. Pete is revving up for one of the most exciting events of the year. Mayor Rick Kriseman joined event organizers Tuesday to announce plans for the St. Pete Powerboat Grand Prix. The grand prix will feature offshore powerboat races along with exciting events landside to get […]

Localtopia returns Saturday: ‘These are the businesses that make our city great’

Neither rain, sleet, snow nor a pandemic shall keep Olga Bof from bringing Localtopia to Williams Park. For that matter, a bout with breast cancer couldn’t do it either. Bof, the founder and executive director of the grassroots group Keep Saint Petersburg Local, was diagnosed just a week before the last Localtopia, held pre-pandemic on […]

These Tampa Bay Restaurants Will do Your Thanksgiving Cooking

Via Bay news 9 BY SCOTT HARRELL TAMPA PUBLISHED 4:32 PM ET NOV. 17, 2020   TAMPA BAY, Fla. — Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and fans of the traditional holiday have some choices to make in the shadow of the pandemic. Hold the annual family gathering? Hunker down with the nuclear loved ones? If you’re planning […]

An outdoor Glow Table Dinner experience with cirque performers is happening in St. Pete

Via I Love the Burg GLOW TABLE DINNER, an outdoor sit-down dinner experience, is coming to St. Petersburg on Friday, November 13 at The Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater. Enjoy a festive outdoor dining experience showcasing Chillounge’s LED Glow Tables and highlighting quality food and service from 400 Beach Seafood and […]

November in the arts: Let’s all Van Gogh to the Dali   Van Gogh’s actual canvases aren’t coming to St. Petersburg – not this year, anyway – but starting Nov. 21 we’ll have what may be the next best thing. The multi-media Van Gogh Alive, created by the Australian company Grande Experiences, will make its first stop in the United States right here at the Salvadore […]

The St. Pete Pier shines – especially at night

Ever since the St. Pete Pier opened in July, people have flocked there to exercise, to walk their dogs and to go out for dinner and drinks. And they’re all taking pictures. Lots and lots of pictures. On Instagram alone, #stpetepier appears more than 13,000 times. The Pier is always photogenic no matter what time of day […]

Summer on Beach Drive

Although the crowds are leaning towards social distance, this week the vibe was still very much alive on Beach Drive. Cruising down the strip, most were headed down to check out the newly opened St. Pete Pier, reservations are required, so be sure to get those tickets before heading down to check out some of […]