Hitchcock’s, a green grocer in Tyrone Square, is closing shop this week. The store is selling its entire inventory for 50% off until it closes for good. The store will not receive any new shipments.
In an effort to reduce runoff pollution, Pinellas County Environmental Management offers the Adopt-A-Drain program. Residents can sign up for free to receive storm drain-cleaning training and kits to keep the drain debris-free.
Every summer, St. Pete goes full force with rainbow-draped, joy-spreading Pride. There’s a ton of events; what’s your jam? Here’s a lineup of just a few of the large-scale St. Pete (and Gulfport) Pride things to do this June.
After her husband died, Melissa Gwinn changed her life. Now she owns a gym specializing in workout classes, training, and sports training.
The Treasure Island-based performance artist is the brain and talent behind Black Horse Theater, an avant-garde production company. Next June, Ferrulo will bring one of her bizarrely beautiful exhibits, “Something Blue,” to the ArtsXchange in St. Pete.
Joleah Martinez, a 13-year-old St. Pete teenager, is starting a small vegan truffle business – with the help of St. Pete macaron maker Barbara Baker.
St. Petersburg’s Twisted Indian previously served Central Avenue from a food truck. This May, the Indian restaurant opened a brick-and-mortar concept.
This Seminole couple sells rescues forgotten or soon to be discarded books and sells them for around $3 a piece. “We want to give them a new home,” said Book Rescuers co-owner George Brooks.
Jon Arterton started One City Chorus to bring the St. Pete and Gulfport community together and generate hope. After a hiatus, the group is back and will sing and collect donations for Ukrainian causes on May 1.
The St. Petersburg Police Department said they responded to a call of a man bleeding in the street on Melrose Avenue near Dr. MLK Street South at 7:15 a.m. Sunday.
The boy’s mother called police after she couldn’t reach her estranged husband on the phone or by knocking on the door.
After a prior rescue earlier in the week, a St. Pete man died when his boat capsized in Lake Seminole.