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Real Estate Agent - Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International
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Kahwa Coffee in downtown St Petersburg Florida continues to be a favorite neighborhood place - so popular, in fact, that they've opened a second place 7 blocks away, also in downtown St Pete. Just recently Kahwa Espresso Bar at 475 2nd Street North in downtown St Pete celebrated their second anni...
04/04/2010
The Tampa Bay Blues Fest St Petersburg will be held in downtown St Pete April 9-11 in the waterfront Vinoy Park. For the last 15 years people have been coming from all over the world to hear great blue played here between the Renaissance Vinoy Hotel and Tampa Bay. The Blue Fest St Petersburg this...
04/03/2010
Yes, Chihuly is coming to downtown St Petersburg and the opening of the Chihuly Exhibit at 400 Beach Drive is scheduled for the Fourth of July. The Chihuly Gallery will be at the corner of Beach Drive and 4th Avenue North, taking the vacant corner space as well as the space previously occupied by...
04/02/2010
Last night I attended the Grand Opening of the Cassis Brasserie restaurant in downtown St Petersburg - it was certainly worth waiting for. Two rows of tables line the sidewalk under green umbrellas, overlooking the marina, the park and the bay. Inside it inviting seating for 150 people. The decor...
03/31/2010
Will Power won the 2010 St Petersburg Grand Prix yesterday, showing lots of will power. This Australian driver for the Penske Team recovered from a broken back to win the first two Indy Races this year, the first in Brazil and the second here in downtown St Petersburg Florida. He had the fastest ...
03/30/2010
Following up on the Signature Place auction 2 weeks ago, including the condos sold at the auction, there are now 92 condo units at Signature Place that are under contract or already sold during the last 2 weeks. In addition to 102 units sold before the closing, that's 194 units out of 244 or 79.5...
03/22/2010
The auction at Signature Place has been creating buzz in downtown St Pete for the last few weeks. Today was it - the auction.  As we expected, all 41 sold, as well as 10 additional ones they put up for bid. Also as we expected, all of them sold above the minimum bids.So - 51 times this afternoon ...
03/07/2010
Signature Place has added six more condo units to the 35 condos that they have advertised and that are on their website. The auction is still scheduled for 1 pm on Sunday, March 7th - you MUST be preregistered to attend the auction, bring a photo ID, a Cashier's Check for $7,500 and a blank perso...
03/03/2010
p Whenever I'm typing a capital p my computer skips that letter, opens Windows Media player, then proceeds with the next typed letters.  It's driving me crazy. Apparently this "Shift + p" is a hotkey. I don't have the media player open, and don't want to open it. I just want to type a capital p. ...
02/27/2010
St Petersburg has many "new" downtown condos that haven't been sold by the developers. What's the right price? It's easy to tell what is the wrong price, because they languish on the market unsold. Signature Place, which by the end of 2009 had sold about 100 of its 244 units since opening in June...
02/26/2010
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