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6 reasons I’m looking forward to Tuesday’s ‘Popcorn & Politics’ event

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‘Tis the season. It’s that most wonderful time of the year when candidates running in this fall’s elections make the rounds at candidate forums, hob nobs, and Tiger Bay debates. It’s at these events that candidates distinguish themselves from their opponents with a quick retort — or a regrettable gaffe. Tuesday, the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce (of which I am now a member of the board of directors) is hosting “Popcorn & Politics,” an event it bills as a…

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St. Pete to auction off 88-year-old Pier bait house

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St. Pete hopes to auction off the 1926 Pier bait house to the highest bidder. In an announcement posted Friday, the city says a “buyer will be responsible for removal and all regulatory approvals and permits for moving the building, and relocation to a new site with a licensed mover.” According to the city’s announcement, it will accept bids via email until midnight Nov. 11. No minimum bid has been set. Removal would be scheduled with the city once all…

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Tweet up tonight at St. Petersburg Museum of History’s photography expo

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WHAT: St. Petersburg Museum of History is hosting the first area HDR Photography exhibit with the cooperation of 14 North Pinellas Photography Forum photographers. The exhibit showcases photographic recreations of 32 historical images selected from the museum archives using cutting edge digital photography called high dynamic range. HDR produces images with an exceptionally broad tonal range of luminosity. The exhibit will be broadcast in real time through the social media group St. Pete Tweets. WHEN: Friday, March 5, 2010, 7:00…

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Tweet up tonight at St. Petersburg Museum of History’s photography expo

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WHAT: St. Petersburg Museum of History is hosting the first area HDR Photography exhibit with the cooperation of 14 North Pinellas Photography Forum photographers. The exhibit showcases photographic recreations of 32 historical images selected from the museum archives using cutting edge digital photography called high dynamic range. HDR produces images with an exceptionally broad tonal range of luminosity. The exhibit will be broadcast in real time through the social media group St. Pete Tweets. WHEN: Friday, March 5, 2010, 7:00…

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St. Pete Preservation candidate forum on Oct. 15

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Saint Petersburg Preservation and the St. Petersburg Museum of History will co-sponsor a Candidates Forum on Thursday, October 15, 7PM, at the St. Petersburg Museum of History, 335 2nd Avenue, NE. Both mayoral and city council candidates have been invited to attend. The event is open to the public. Each candidate will be asked several questions related to historic resources and preservation, after which questions will be taken from the audience. The Museum is located on the approach to the…

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