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Not going to the Grand Prix? Here’s some other stuff to do in St. Pete

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Tens of thousands of St Pete residents and out of towners will flock to downtown St. Pete this week for the St Petersburg Firestone Grand Prix. But for those who aren’t up for paying big bucks to watch fast cars and hear loud noises, there’s plenty else happening around town this weekend. The SunLit Festival continues this weekend with several events. The 35th Annual Florida Antiquarian Book Fair is happening Friday through Sunday at the Coliseum in downtown. The event…

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St. Petersburg Times looking for a ‘cheap’ name for its new online feature

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At a meeting with the Executive Editor of the Tampa Tribune, during a discussion of traditional media integrating new technologies into their business model, I remarked, casually at the time, but now I think it oh-so-seriously, that the people who understand online news media the least are newspapers. Today’s case in point, The St. Petersburg Times is asking readers for names for a new Facebook page linked to its (how boring) “Things To Do” section and two of the three…

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St. Petersburg Times looking for a ‘cheap’ name for its new online feature

in The Bay and the 'Burg by

At a meeting with the Executive Editor of the Tampa Tribune, during a discussion of traditional media integrating new technologies into their business model, I remarked, casually at the time, but now I think it oh-so-seriously, that the people who understand online news media the least are newspapers. Today’s case in point, The St. Petersburg Times is asking readers for names for a new Facebook page linked to its (how boring) “Things To Do” section and two of the three…

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