Morad adds youth, experience, identity to Rowdies
Posted at AUG 17, 2018
Last week, the Tampa Bay Rowdies signed 25-year-old defender Tarek Morad. Morad gives the team a potent blend of youth, experience and identity that is hard to find. Already...

Beach Drive: The Weekender August 16 – 19
Posted at AUG 17, 2018
As always, the city will indulge you with a multitude of happy hours and yoga sessions, but this weekend – this weekend – is special. On Saturday at the Florida Holocaust...

Beach Drive: The Weekender August 9 – 12
Posted at AUG 09, 2018
The weekend’s here, and boy oh boy is this a jam-packed weekend of events in St. Pete! Things get started on Thursday as the boys of summer (the Rays)...

Echelman sculpture to be installed at St. Pete Pier
Posted at AUG 03, 2018
St. Pete Catalyst By Graham Colton An Echelman sculpture is coming to St. Petersburg. Thursday evening at St. Petersburg City Hall, St. Petersburg City Council voted to approve a $1.5 million-...

Beach Drive: The Weekender August 2 – 5
Posted at AUG 02, 2018
It’s August! As the summer winds down and the kids go back to school, you might find yourself wondering where summer went. The good news is that there’s still...

Beach Drive: The Weekender July 26 – 29
Posted at JUL 26, 2018
It’s almost August here in St. Petersburg, and there’s plenty to do in this fine city we call home. The museums will be a welcoming respite from the heat,...

Oak & Stone expands from Sarasota to St. Pete
Posted at JUL 24, 2018
St. Pete Catalyst By Bill DeYoung Two years ago, Sarasota buddies Joe Seidensticker and Brett Decklever – a restauranteur and a real estate developer – came up with a...

Photographer Clyde Butcher interprets ‘Dali’s Spain’
Posted at JUL 24, 2018
St. Pete Catalyst By Bill DeYoung Salvador Dali was a surrealist painter whose bright, colorful, sometimes alarming works defy perspective, time, space, common sense and even gravity. Clyde Butcher’s...

New exhibitions - and a visit from Monet - at the Museum of Fine Arts
Posted at JUL 24, 2018
St. Pete Catalyst By Bill DeYoung Two new exhibitions, both opening May 5 at St. Petersburg’s Museum of Fine Arts, couldn’t be more different. While one consists of abstract...

Beach Drive: The Weekender July 20 - 22
Posted at JUL 20, 2018
Summer is flying by fast and there’s plenty to do in the Sunshine City. Special events abound this weekend, with special edition beers to preserve antiquities at the Museum...

Museum of Fine Arts preserves antiquities with beer
Posted at JUL 20, 2018
St. Pete Catalyst By Bill DeYoung As the St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts’ fourth annual Beer Project approaches, its motto – “Drink With Purpose” – has never seemed...

Pier artist Janet Echelman: The Catalyst interview
Posted at JUL 18, 2018
St. Pete Catalyst By Bill DeYoung The only consistent thing about public art is that everyone will have a different opinion of it. The word “public” kind of ensures...