Month: March 2017

A new waterfront restaurant is on the horizon in St. Petersburg

The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club, one of downtown’s exquisite treasures, has broken ground on a new restaurant that will give diners a view of the marina, Beach Drive and the hotel’s pool. Called Paul’s Landing, it will feature expansive windows with indoor and outdoor seating for 200 and will be located on […]

St. Pete’s waterfront just got a whole lot more fun

You’ve seen paddleboarders, kayakers and powerboaters along the downtown St. Pete waterfront. Now get ready to see a whole new wave of people enjoying the sport of jet surfing. Jet Surfing Tampa Bay is bringing its zippy version of surfing to North Shore Park, as well as the Gandy Boulevard beach, the Skyway District and St. […]

Reason No. 82 to love St. Pete: Puppy raisers!

We loved reading a story in today’s Tampa Bay Times about college students at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg helping to raise and train dogs who are part of the Southeastern Guide Dogs organization. The organization, which is based just south of here in Palmetto, has a storefront in downtown St. Petersburg on Central […]

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We’ve created a short little slide show to show off our new website. Have a look and see what you think.

New downtown Publix opens just a few blocks from Vela

[Above is a screen grab taken from a play-by-play of a media tour of the store.] As some downtowns struggle to attract even one grocery store, St. Petersburg can now claim two. Publix has opened its second location in the downtown core at 700 Central Ave. (That’s just four blocks from our Vela site.) It’s 1,000 […]