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Plan for St. Pete’s Deuces is to unite and develop

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One of the most historical areas of St. Petersburg is the 22nd Street S corridor – the “Deuces” – once one of the most vibrant streets in the city’s black community. The street lost its vibrancy and became almost deserted. But recently, there’s a kind of rejuvenation going on. But with that rejuvenation has come a certain tension between the people who live in the area and those who are moving in. Now the city is trying to create a bond…

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St. Petersburg College opens Midtown Center with block party

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St. Petersburg College is about ready to show off its new addition. This Saturday, SPC  will  celebrate the opening of a revamped Midtown Center with a block party and ribbon cutting. Festivities start at 11 a.m. And anyone who attends and applies for classes that day, Aug. 1, will have the school’s normal $40 application fee waived. Other perks include live entertainment, free barbecue and drinks, tours of the new facility, a “kids zone” sponsored by St. Pete Parks & Recreation, full registration services, free…

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St. Pete to host Florida Main Street Conference

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St. Pete will play host to an annual meeting of Florida Main Streets this August. The Florida Main Street Conference will be at the Vinoy August 17-19 for the program’s 30th anniversary. The conference will host more some 50 “Main Street” communities including our own Edge District, Grand Central and Deuces Live Main Street. The three communities are co-hosting the conference. All are accredited by the National Main Street Center. “The City of St. Petersburg welcomes the 2015 Florida Main Street…

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