What to Do in St. Pete

Pan-Asian steakhouse Fortu opening soon

Via – St. Pete Rising For all the great culinary options St. Pete has to offer, I have always felt the city could benefit from having more “special occasion” restaurants. While we have a plethora of restaurants serving pizza, burgers, and ice cream, sometimes I’m in the mood to be spoiled by a restaurant that […]

EnnYe, a new contemporary African boutique and art gallery, opens on Beach Drive

St. Petersburg, known for its sunny beaches and vibrant art scene, is welcoming an exciting addition to its shopping landscape – EnnYe, a new boutique nestled on Beach Drive. Owned and curated by two talented sisters from Zimbabwe, EnnYe is a treasure trove of unique clothing and home goods adorned with striking African prints, coupled […]

Hyde Park’s Forbici heads to downtown St. Pete

Via Mark Parker, St. Pete Catalyst The ownership group behind Forbici Modern Italian has announced plans to bring a unique concept to a reimagined Sundial plaza in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg. The South Tampa staple has amassed a loyal following from its first location in Hyde Park Village. Jeff Gigante, co-founder of Next Level Brands, believes […]

St. Pete Run Fest’s Pier Run: A Spectacular Start to the 4th of July Holiday

The St. Pete Run Fest’s Pier Run returns for its third annual edition Tuesday, July 4. Held in conjunction with the Independence Day holiday on St. Petersburg’s iconic Pier, the four-mile run/walk starts and ends on Spa Beach. The main attraction of the St. Pete Run Fest’s Pier Run is the venue itself. Since its […]

400 Beach Seafood and Tap House to temporarily close for renovation

Via – St. Pete Rising Big changes are coming to one of Beach Drive’s most prominent restaurants. 400 Beach Seafood and Tap House is about to embark on a top-to-bottom renovation that is sure to enhance the dining experience for its patrons. Starting on June 12th, the 8,200-square-foot restaurant will close for an estimated six […]

St. Pete city leaders unveil plans for Powerboat Grand Prix

VIA – WTSP https://www.wtsp.com/article/news/local/st-pete-powerboat-grand-prix/67-49e49879-134e-43de-a931-542e67d9c8cc 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 […]

‘Van Gogh Alive’ extended through June 13 at the Dali

Vincent van Gogh will remain “alive” at the Dali Museum, at least through June 13. That’s a considerable extension for the immersive, walk-through experience created by the Australian design company Grande Experiences. “Van Gogh Alive” debuted at the Dali in November, and was originally scheduled to move on to its next destination April 11. Not […]

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 […]