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Jackie's Takes to the Streets on Corey

Jackie's Takes to the Streets on Corey

Gulfport, Florida -- Jackie's Bistro on Corey will soon be the first business on Corey to offer street-side dining. Last Tuesday evening the St. Pete Beach city commission approved an agreement that will allow the bistro to use not only the sidewalk but three parking spots as an outdoor dining area.  

Tom Rogers, the president of the Corey Avenue Business Association (CABA) presented the plan to the commission. [READ MORE]

Seen About Town: Ted Nugent

Seen About Town: Ted Nugent

Gulfport, Florida -- Among the things seen about town on St. Pete Beach, one of Ted Nugent's guitars has a permanent place of honor at Jackie's on Corey. Owner Jackie Smit, once chef at the World Trade Center's Windows on the World and, more recently, [READ MORE]

98.7 The Fan hosts "Save Baseball in Tampa Bay" rally Thursday

98.7 The Fan hosts "Save Baseball in Tampa Bay" rally Thursday

St. Petersburg, Florida  -- The latest development in the Rays Stadium Saga has one of the region's sports-talk stations, 98.7 "The Fan," launching a "Save Baseball in Tampa Bay" campaign today. 

The free kick-off rally runs 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Ferg's Sports Bar, prior to this evening's Rays/Red Sox game.

Seen About Town: Tropicool in South Pinellas

Seen About Town: Tropicool in South Pinellas

Gulfport, Florida -- Stefan Cerf, seen here handing St. Pete Beach local Stephanie Spracklen a coconut pop, gets seen about town from First Fridays at St. Petersburg's World of Beer to this past Saturday morning's book sale... [READ MORE]

Inventors to pitch ideas on Clearwater Beach

Inventors to pitch ideas on Clearwater Beach

Clearwater Beach, Florida - If you ever had an business idea but didn't know how to pitch it to potential investors, here's your chance to learn how.

An inventors conference is being held at the Hilton on Clearwater Beach September 26-29.

DV Strategic Advisors Group of Tampa will teach inventors everything they need to know about how to pitch an idea to investors or corporate buyers.

Seen About Town: Sunset in the Shadows at O'Maddy's

Seen About Town: Sunset in the Shadows at O'Maddy's

Gulfport, Florida -- Carrie Caignet shares a sunset drink with a fellow Master Naturalist student at O'Maddy's in Gulfport. The Master Naturalist program, administered by the University of Florida's IFAS Extension Service in Largo, teaches laypersons about Florida's environment. 

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New dining options at Tyrone Square Mall

New dining options at Tyrone Square Mall

St. Petersburg, Florida -- As you stock up on back to school clothes and accessories, you'll see new restaurants at the Tyrone Square Mall.

Lime Fresh Mexican Grill opened its doors earlier this year. Neighboring Red Robin is currently under construction. Both are the first St. Petersburg locations for the chains.