CLEARWATER — With the ferry service between St. Petersburg and Tampa ending in April, St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman vowed in front of the Pinellas County Commission to find money to help bring it back in November.
We recently traveled south over the Sunshine Skyway Bridge at evening rush hour after miles of traffic getting to the bridge from the 118th Avenue entrance on I-275.
BY DIVYA KUMAR
Times Staff Writer
ST. PETERSBURG — When Taste of the Islands opened on 34th Street in 1992, Yvonne Thomspon said she wasn't sure it had been a good idea to get into the restaurant industry.
John Jonchuck is scheduled to stand trial next February, three years after he was arrested on charges of throwing his 5-year-old daughter off the Dick Misener bridge.
TREASURE ISLAND — Residents will get their first chance on April 6 to see the new design concept for the city's Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis Center.
Dunedin offers free swimming lessons
14-year-old earns Eagle Scout rank
Tilar Mazzeo, the bestselling nonfiction author and biographer, will speak at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg on Thursday at 11 a.m. Mazzeo teaches English at Colby College and has written several books, including the New York Times bestseller The Widow Cliquot (2008), about the widow who …
MADEIRA BEACH — If newly elected Mayor Maggie Black has anything to do with it, last week's election will not result in a 2011-style bloodbath for city employees.
TREASURE ISLAND — Two newcomers just elected to the City Commission may be an indication that a much-talked-about toll for the city's causeway won't become reality and future plans will be guided by a new administration.
There is a populist leader. The disenfranchised are pitted against the wealthy. There is a church with strong political influence. No, it is not a story about life in 21st century America. It is the 19th century opera, Rienzi: The Last of the Tribunes composed by Richard Wagner and …
Greg Lore, manager of Clear Sky Beachside Cafe in Clearwater, was thrilled when he heard the county might allow alcohol sales starting at 8 a.m. on Sundays.
A 21-year-old Maryland man pushed a police horse in downtown St. Petersburg on March 18, according to an arrest report. Alexander Luke Fahmy was kicked out of Yard of Ale on First Avenue N about 1:45 a.m. He pushed a bar security guard and took a "fighting stance," an officer wrote. The …
CLEARWATER — After representing residents for 25 years, Pinellas County Commissioner John Morroni announced Tuesday that he will not seek re-election to a fifth term in 2018.
CLEARWATER –– After agreeing to pay $92,700 toward a federal lawsuit involving ambulance-service kickbacks in Texas, Pinellas County commissioners on Tuesday delivered a message to residents: No kickbacks took place in their county.