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The reopening of Crislip Arcade

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Mayor Bill Foster, City Council Chair Leslie Curran, members of City Council, local business leaders and the 600 Block tenants are holding a grand opening of the newly renovated Crislip Arcade and the surrounding 600 Block at 645 Central Avenue on April 6 at 10 a.m.  Refreshments will be served. Recent plans to demolish the arcade and the adjacent properties on the 600 block for a new mixed-use redevelopment were dashed as the economy declined, leaving a vacant and blighted…

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Clean Up Crislip Arcade

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Saint Petersburg Preservation is excited to tell you that we’re making progress with the Crislip Arcade in downtown St. Petersburg! We’ve worked with the owner and with the City of St. Petersburg, J Allan Studios, and Pinstripe Marketing to find a way to clean up and revitalize this prominent stretch of Central Avenue, between 6th and 7tth Streets. The owner has agreed to let us clean up the arcade and storefronts – sweep, paint, and generally make the place look…

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Studio@620’s Social Justice Pioneers Gala

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The series of anniversary fundraising celebrations culminates with the 620 Social Justice Pioneers Award Gala to be held at the Mickett/Stackhouse studios at 6:20 pm. The grand event will honor five social justice pioneers: Ray Arsenault, John Lewis, Susan Sarandon, John Hope Franklin, who sadly passed away recently, and a special surprise honoree!  The gala includes a dinner catered by Chef Tom Pritchard, Executive Chef of the Baystar Restaurant Group featuring Island Way Grill. Awards designed by glass artist…

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Happy Birthday Studio@620

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You are invited to an informal birthday/anniversary celebration in honor of the Studio@620 on Thursday June 11 at 6:30 pm. Join us for a glass of champagne and toast to five years of community, creativity, and the power of yes. We’ll enjoy some special home baked cookies ala Bob Devin Jones and other surprises. Also on display in the gallery is an exhibit chronicling the history of The Studio@620.

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