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Information on Real Estate, Properties, Traditions, Neighborhoods, Market Activity and other items of interest in the Tampa Bay area (St Petersburg, Clearwater, Tampa, Bradenton) and the Gulf Beaches, Florida.
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I've had a Verizon aircard for a few years, one that fits into a PCMCIA slot in my computer, and I love the flexibility of having broadband access wherever there's cell phone reception, instead of having to depend on a wireless network. Recently I bought a netbook, which I really like, but haven'...
05/31/2009
  There's lots to like at the new Signature Place condominiums in downtown St Petersburg Florida. Their garden - on the 6th floor, not on the roof - has a pool and putting green, but on a nice sunny day lounge chairs like this are inviting places. If you're inside working out in the gym, you can...
05/31/2009
Recently the City of St Petersburg installed parking meters along Beach Drive - ostensibly to prevent employees from taking parking spaces away from customers - but we all know it's to increase revenue to the City. 50 cents an hour, two hour max, with a 2 hour limit.  8 am to 11 pm.  7 days a wee...
05/31/2009
When we write about the local market and the lifestyle here, we often blog about what's happening with the schools. I'm no exception, and have blogged about our Pinellas County schools as well. Sometimes our readers think we have all the answers.  Today I received this e-mail: My son attends Pine...
05/30/2009
One of the concerns people have when moving to a new area is medical care. There are several good hospitals in or close to downtown St Petersburg. One of them right in downtown St Petersburg is Bayfront Medical Center. Over 600 doctors serve Bayfront. It's a full service hospital, starting with a...
05/30/2009
Signature Place - newest condo in downtown St Pete For the last couple of weeks Signature Place has been accepting Nonbinding Offers. This has led to rumors of trouble, as 400 Beach, a downtown luxury condo whose developer has recently filed bankruptcy, has also been soliciting Nonbinding Offers....
05/30/2009
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Be prepared for lost luggage.   It's not uncommon these days for airlines to lose some of your luggage. So - yours doesn't show up on the baggage carousel and you're over at the Lost Baggage counter, trying to describe your luggage.   You probably remember the color, and probably the shape, but d...
05/30/2009
This weekend at Vinoy Park in downtown St Petersburg is the Taste of Pinellas 2009. A fundraiser for All Children's Hospital which is opening a new facility later this year, Taste of Pinellas is a popular annual event. Walk over to this waterfront park, admission is free and food tickets are 8 fo...
05/30/2009
The new arts building, built and operated by St Petersburg College, was the location for last night's preopening reception for the new exhibit at the Florida International Museum, one part of this arts complex. American Stage Theater has also relocated here and their first production will begin J...
05/23/2009
Signature Place condominiums, downtown St Petersburg After years of watching the construction of this unique building, it's finally finished. The sales office has moved from its temporary location to the main Signature Place tower, and the models are being shown By Appointment. Your real estate a...
05/22/2009
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