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Not going to the Grand Prix? Here’s some other stuff to do in St. Pete

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Tens of thousands of St Pete residents and out of towners will flock to downtown St. Pete this week for the St Petersburg Firestone Grand Prix. But for those who aren’t up for paying big bucks to watch fast cars and hear loud noises, there’s plenty else happening around town this weekend. The SunLit Festival continues this weekend with several events. The 35th Annual Florida Antiquarian Book Fair is happening Friday through Sunday at the Coliseum in downtown. The event…

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Boyd Hill ‘Field of Screams’ appeals to teens, adults with spooky outdoor adventure

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The little tykes got to celebrate Halloween early this past weekend at Boyd Hill with a Minion-filled family friendly event complete with shows and sweet treats. But this weekend, the older swath of St. Pete kids gets to enjoy a scarier Halloween experience. TASCO, the city’s Teen Arts, Sports & Cultural Opportunities group is hosting Field of Screams at Boyd Hill. Calling it “Quarantine” teens and adults navigate their way through the dark woods of Boyd Hill on a quest to make it…

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City Council takes next step in purchasing additional Boyd Hill land

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St. Pete City Council is on board to spend $1.1 million for 11.6 acres of land adjacent to Boyd Hill Nature Preserve that would serve as an additional buffer to ensure the land remains pristine and untouched. The land purchase would also include an agreement with owners of 22.85 acres of golf course land that abuts Boyd Hill. Owners would have to abide by a restrictive covenant in the contract that would restrict land use to just golf. The idea…

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Mayor’s Night Out on Thursday

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Mayor Bill Foster and City Council invite you to Mayor’s Night Out, as the city brings its full array of services to the neighborhoods. Speak one-on-one with the mayor and other public officials, and get the services you need from City Hall. During the coming year, Mayor’s Night Out will be held in each of the eight City Council Districts. You are invited to attend one or all of the Night Out events. A group of angry Boyd Hill Nature…

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Mayor’s Night Out on Thursday

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Mayor Bill Foster and City Council invite you to Mayor’s Night Out, as the city brings its full array of services to the neighborhoods. Speak one-on-one with the mayor and other public officials, and get the services you need from City Hall. During the coming year, Mayor’s Night Out will be held in each of the eight City Council Districts. You are invited to attend one or all of the Night Out events. A group of angry Boyd Hill Nature…

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