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Everyone 21 and older is invited to enjoy the sights and sounds of the first Grand Central Trolley Hop this Friday, January 15. Your Trolley Hop passport gets you free, unlimited rides aboard the Central Avenue Shuttle from 4 p.m. to midnight, plus great discounts from these participating pubs and restaurants:

• Paddy Burke’s, 100 Fourth St. S
• Island Seafood Market, 2057 Central Ave.
• Cigar Loft, 2448 Central Ave.
• Beak’s Old Florida, 2451 Central Ave.
• Nitally’s, 2462 Central Ave.
• Craftsman House, 2955 Central Ave.

All featured stops will be open until midnight, except Craftsman House, which closes at 6 p.m. Passports for this month’s Trolley Hop are $10 each and may be purchased at Craftsman House, Beak’s Old Florida, or Island Seafood or through PayPal for $10 (plus $1.50 PayPal fee) at Trolley hoppers using the Internet to purchase passports should follow website directions to obtain their passports. The Trolley Hop will be held monthly on the third Friday. Organizers plan to add more trolley stop attractions in the coming months. The media is invited to attend.

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including,,, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.

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