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St. Pete Beach Events and News

 

St. Pete Beach Events and News

 
 


St. Pete Beach has a variety of events during the year. We have listed many of those events as well as the latest St. Pete Beach news headlines from local news sources.


St. Pete Beach Events

 

Corey Avenue Sunday Market
Oct. 2, through May 28, 2017
Market hours will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sunset Fest
Music, Entertainment & food
Second Saturday of the Month
5pm-7pm
Sunset Park; 73rd Ave & Sunset Way

Corey Avenue Sunday Market
Sundays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Corey Avenue between Boca Ciega Drive and Gulf Boulevard

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St. Pete Beach News

They sold everything and bought a boat to sail the world. It sank on day two
They sold everything they owned in Colorado. Last year they bought a 28-foot sailboat in Alabama and headed for Tarpon Springs. They lived at the marina for months, getting the Lagniappe ready for their journey. They said their goodbyes on Tuesday and set sail for Key West. The next day, the dream died in John’s Pass.
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Pass-A-Grille Way construction won't wrap up until March 2019
Businesses on Pass-A-Grille, the southern end of St. Pete Beach are getting restless! Construction along Pass-A-Grille Way, the main road on and off the island has been ongoing since 2015, and now city leaders say the end date for the project isn't until March 2019.
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Florida's Pinellas County beaches offer stretch of sand for every mood
Florida’s Pinellas County covers the full range. More than two dozen communities populate the Gulf Coast peninsula anchored by St. Petersburg. Most are divided between what’s locally known as “The Burg,” meaning the city and adjacent suburbs, and “The Beach,” a string of barrier islands near Tarpon Springs on the north to the Tampa Bay inlet on the south.
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For Beach Bums: A Mexican-style lager is the latest Mastry's Brewing beer
The St. Pete Beach brewery’s Mexican-style lager with a punny name is meant to honor Beach Bums — the volleyball organization, that is — and their “refreshing style.” Throughout the region, nearly 3,000 members belong to the organization, which was founded in 2014.
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St. Pete Beach eyes Pass-A-Grille rezoning
City commissioners passed a pair of ordinances on first reading Jan. 9 that would open the door for a Pass-A-Grille property owner to rezone the site for redevelopment.
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Brew pubs popping up in beach communities
The Sea Dog Brew Pub opened in Treasure Island in October. It followed others opening along the beaches: Mastry’s in St. Pete Beach and Mad Beach Brewery in Madeira Beach. There could be another to follow in Indian Rocks Beach if the hopes of city officials are realized.
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Work on Upham Beach project temporarily suspended
Concerns about "rough winter weather" have temporarily halted construction of permanent rock groins along Upham Beach.
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UPS driver arrested after stealing a package he delivered a few hours earlier
The homeowner, Jovita Acute-Parker, says she had a brand-new iPhone X delivered to her home in St. Pete Beach on Tuesday.
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Carlyle finalizes Postcard Inn sale
A Rhode Island-based hotel investment firm has closed on the purchase of the 196-room Postcard Inn on the Beach for $47.4 million. Procaccianti Cos. bought the 6300 Gulf Blvd. property, on St. Pete Beach, from The Carlyle Group. The Washington, D.C.-based company, with $174 billion in investments under management, had owned the hotel since buying it for $32.5 million in February 2015, according to property records.
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St. Pete Beach OKs 2nd phase of Pass-A-Grille Way project
As work slowly winds down on the first phase of the Pass-A-Grille Way road project, city leaders took the first step on the second phase Sept. 26.
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The cheapest flights are found 54 days out (with one big caveat)
In CheapAir.com’s 2017 Annual Airfare Study, we crunched 921 million air fares, and found that the lowest fare for a given trip changed on average 71 times. That’s about once every 4½ days! And with each change the lowest price went up or down by an average of $33. So, clearly, it matters a huge deal when you choose to pull the trigger on your flight purchase.
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St. Pete Beach rents moving trucks to pick up storm debris
Still have debris at your curb? You might be waiting awhile before crews pick it up. Some debris contractors are ditching Tampa Bay and headed to harder hit areas like South Florida where they’re able to get more lucrative contracts.
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Budweiser expands "Give A Damn" Safe Rides Campaign to offer Lyft Rides to Prevent Drunk Driving
Budweiser announced the bold next step in its Give A Damn campaign, together with safe ride partner Lyft. Given the success of last year's pilot program — during which Budweiser delivered more than 35,000 rides home across six states the brand will expand the 2017 campaign to offer 150,000 round-trip rides across nine states including the Tampa Bay area of Florida to help people get to and from their nights out.
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St. Pete Beach to regulate food trucks
Food trucks will no longer be able to randomly set up shop within the business district of St. Pete Beach.
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Drinking alcohol on St. Pete beaches now allowed — for hotel guests only
Guests at gulffront hotels here can now drink alcoholic beverages in permitted hotel beach cabana areas. Residents and other beachgoers who are not registered guests of the hotels continue to be barred from imbibing anywhere on the city's beaches.
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Turtle Trackers founder is always hard at work
Lifetime St. Pete Beach resident Bruno Falkenstein is an addict. He has been for years and no amount of rehab is going to break him of his habit.
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St. Pete Beach OKs first reading of alcohol ordinance
After a few tweaks, St. Pete Beach commissioners voted unanimously Aug. 8 to pass a revised ordinance on first reading that allows the consumption of alcoholic beverages in cabana areas on the beach.
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St. Pete Beach app helps track storm news
Stay alert and informed this hurricane season with SPB Connect, a new app for the city of St. Pete Beach that allows residents to access their government in a single location.
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Upham Beach gets some permanent help to hold sand
Heavy equipment invaded Upham Beach this week as construction began on a seven-month project to install permanent structures officials say will help retain a sandy shore. Upham Beach is one of the fastest-eroding beaches in the state, according to Pinellas County officials. The beach is just south of the Blind Pass Inlet.
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