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‘Wine Down’ at BayWalk this Friday

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Another BayWalk restaurant closes

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Ammazza Pizza Cafe closed its doors Tuesday, becoming the third BayWalk business to fail since the city ceded control of the sidewalk in front of the struggling shopping and entertainment complex as a way to boost sales for its owner. Full story here.

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‘Wine down’ at BayWalk this Friday

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BayWalk is continuing its popular Friday Night Wine & Music Series in 2010 starting Friday, February 19 from 6-9 p.m. This free event is open to the public and will continue through November on every third Friday of every month. The event always features live jazz music in the courtyard. Wine is sold for $3 per glass with 100% of the proceeds going to a different charity each month. This month’s charity is the Tampa Bay Chapter of the American…

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‘Wine down’ at BayWalk this Friday

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BayWalk is continuing its popular Friday Night Wine & Music Series in 2010 starting Friday, February 19 from 6-9 p.m. This free event is open to the public and will continue through November on every third Friday of every month. The event always features live jazz music in the courtyard. Wine is sold for $3 per glass with 100% of the proceeds going to a different charity each month. This month’s charity is the Tampa Bay Chapter of the American…

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Young turks lining up for plum City of St. Petersburg lobbying job

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At least 95 individuals have applied for the City of St. Petersburg’s governmental relations manager position, according to application documents obtained from a public information request made last week. Many of the applicants are the ‘young turks’ who have staffed local campaigns and elected officials, such as Nick Hansen, who helped organize Mayor Bill Foster’s election effort, Brian Shuford, Rebekah Torres, an aide to former state House Rep. Mike Scionti. Also, see that the talented Steve Cline is on the…

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Legendary Buster Cooper and Nate Najar jam together for one night only as BayWalk welcomes hermanHOME with free event

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Buster Cooper has recorded with greats like Ella Fitzgerald and has played to packed houses at downtown establishments for years. Nate Najar opened last year¹s Clearwater Jazz Fest, plays to sold-out crowds at the Palladium and just released his third CD. Together, they are St. Pete’s own jazz greats and this Thursday, January 21st, from 6-9pm, they will join together for a rare three-hour jam session at BayWalk. The FREE event is made possible by the new hermanHOME store of…

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St. Petersburg should move its elections back to the Spring, but when exactly?

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The numbers do not lie: in March of 2001, more than 34% of voters turnout to choose the Mayor of St. Petersburg. 34% is not an especially impressive showing, but it’s certainly better than the 26% who turned-out earlier this month. And that was for a Mayoral Election. Consider the numbers when the Mayoral Race is not on the top of the ballot. In 2001, a paltry 12.77% took part in the city’s elections. By 2007, the number had fallen…

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