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St. Pete Store pumps $4,000 into arts community in its first month

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Results are in and the newly opened St. Pete Store exceeded opening-month expectation. The Chamber of Commerce-run store featuring locally produced trinkets brought in more than $6,600 in its first 30-days. That means $4,000 went back into the hands of local artists. The store shares 60 percent of its proceeds with artists who stock the store using just 40 percent for its operating costs. The store was created as a brick-and-mortar, one-stop shop where tourists could nab some souvenirs while…

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New St. Pete Store open for business in downtown

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The newly renovated Visitors Center complete with a brand new St. Pete Store are now open for business in downtown St. Pete. The Center and Store directly across the street from Sundial offers St. Pete-centric gifts and trinkets created by local artists and vendors. “The St. Pete Store houses some of the cool products that are made in the shade here in St. Pete,” said St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce President Chris Steinocher. “We are excited to partner with the…

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St. Pete Store will serve as one-stop shop for tourists and push for local artists

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The St. Pete Chamber of Commerce will be opening the St. Pete Store late next month. The space directly across the street from Sundial on Second Avenue North in downtown will sell St. Pete-centric items created by local artists and vendors. While the Chamber has not yet decided exactly what it will sell in the store, visitors can expect things like t-shirts, post cards, mugs and cups, local art, candles and tote bags. Kristina Alspaw, the Chamber’s visitors experience manager,…

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