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St. Pete Peace says ‘Peace’ to BayWalk

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According to a post on their website, even St. Pete Peace is giving up on BayWalk: “Due to the dramatic drop in business at BayWalk, we no longer find it to be the best use of our time and energy to continue our monthly protests there. We believe we can reach more people in venues other than BayWalk, but if business at BayWalk increases or there are future attempts to restrict demonstrations on the public sidewalks near BayWalk, we will then re-evaluate our decision.”

As Cristina Silva writes: “The irony is that many business owners at BayWalk blame protesters for helping to drive consumers away from the half-empty shopping complex.”

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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