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St. Pete’s bike share system getting ready to roll

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Soon, there will be one more way for residents and visitors to get around St. Pete: short-term bike rentals. The City of St. Petersburg and Coast Bike Share will host a kickoff meeting for the city’s Bike Share System at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Sunshine Center, 330 Fifth St. N. Officials will introduce details about the system, how bike share will work in St. Petersburg and projected timelines. The public is invited to attend and suggest potential station locations throughout the…

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All St. Pete employees to be CPR certified

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St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman announced Wednesday that all city employees will undergo training in CPR and become certified. “Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Americans,” Kriseman said. “Eighty percent of cardiac events happen in the home or similar private setting. If a citizen nearby knows CPR, chances for survival for a cardiac arrest victim can double or even triple. Each of our city employees should be equipped to help save a life if necessary.” St. Petersburg…

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Healthy St. Pete, Kanika Tomalin highlight the Burg’s foodie culture with Virtual Dinner Tour

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As part of her Healthy St. Pete initiative, Deputy Mayor Dr. Kanika Tomalin is launching a series of artfully curated Virtual Progressive Dinners with the city of St. Petersburg. The dinners are tours that focus on the lighter side of the expanding social food and drink offerings available throughout the city’s diverse and vibrant neighborhoods. The campaign aims to highlight the mission of Healthy St. Pete, while supporting local establishments and featuring more health-conscious options within the Burg’s bustling foodie…

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