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5 things I think about today’s St. Petersburg Times (6/28)

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I’m not the only blog-reporter upset with the St. Petersburg Times and the way it interacts with the online community.  Last week, I shared a drink at St. Pete Brasserie with Elizabeth Dougherty of Eat St. Pete and Brian Bailey of I Love the ‘burg.  Both talked about something I have complained about for over a year: The Times‘ blatant thievery of scoops and stories that begin in the blogosphere. Dougherty specifically mentioned how the Times’ food writers made no…

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5 things I think about today’s St. Petersburg Times (6/28)

in Peter/The Bay and the 'Burg by

I’m not the only blog-reporter upset with the St. Petersburg Times and the way it interacts with the online community.  Last week, I shared a drink at St. Pete Brasserie with Elizabeth Dougherty of Eat St. Pete and Brian Bailey of I Love the ‘burg.  Both talked about something I have complained about for over a year: The Times‘ blatant thievery of scoops and stories that begin in the blogosphere. Dougherty specifically mentioned how the Times’ food writers made no…

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One week after shutting down one bikini bar, St. Pete Police raid Club Sinn? ***Updated***

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***Update 10:32 a.m.***William Proffitt, spokesman for the St. Petersburg Police, says that nothing similar to what occurred at the Bottom to the Top club took place at Club Sinn.  What happened was officers, including members of the street patrol, who were in the area for an incident at Bishop’s Tavern, performed a license check at Club Sinn at 9:07 p.m. — A source tells my friends at iLovetheBurg that police paid a visit to bikini bar Club Sinn last night in…

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In the wake of the police raid on the Bottoms to the Top club, one thing is clear: Bill Foster sure is a sanctimonious SOB

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What a sanctimonious son-of-a-bitch! Damn right I am talking about Bill Foster, who has so little to show for his five months on the job that he found it necessary to stand outside the Bottom to the Top club on Friday, as it was being raided by the police. With arms crossed in righteous indignation, Foster is reported to have said: “That is a nasty place inside. Nothing good happens inside those walls. Quite frankly, these places aren’t welcome in St.…

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