Month: February 2018

Ozona is a cute town on the ocean between Dunedin and Palm Harbor. The heart of the town is off alt 19, there is an interesting few blocks near Orange and Bay Street. There are several marinas along the water, and if you go out on a boat there is a small bay that’s protected […]

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Cantina serves up the best Cuban sandwich I’ve found in St. Pete so far. Actually, it’s the best Cuban I’ve found north of Miami Coming from Key West these sandwiches have a special place in my heart, and I’ll be continuing my hunt. If you know a great place to get a Cuban sandwich please […]

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Tucked away in the racket club off 4th Ave N, near 46th, Baseline bistro serves up good food and quality cocktails. The owner is friendly and the regulars will take you under their wing if you don’t watch out.

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This classic theater doesn’t have a bad seat. The ushers are on their game, and really take bathroom line management seriously.

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Chassahowitzka is only a couple hours north and it’s a great place to sneak in some time watching manatees. There’s a campground with a kayak rental area. Shhh it’s a secret

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There are a lot of beaches that are closer to St. Pete, but this one is usually empty compared to them. It’s also a state park, so if you have a park pass you can get in free. There is a snack shack in one of the two buildings near the parking area, and it […]

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Localtopia 2018 was a big hit. There was a large turnout,  it would have been hard to find parking for my bike except for the free bike valet service offered on site. It’s the little things that make me love you, St. Pete <3 There were tea booths, metal workers, dog trainers, bellydancers, chiropractors, local […]

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I got to see Vinoy Park in festival mode a few weeks ago. The Sunshine Music Festival took over the park, with two stages and lots of vendors. It wasn’t very sunny this year, but the music was worth braving the cold temperatures. Let’s hope for a sunnier day next year! Bands included Galactic, Hot […]

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Gulfport is an adorable town just Southwest of St. Petersburg, not surprisingly its at the point where the bay meets the gulf. There’s a few streets on the beach filled with shops and restaurants. I decided to grab dinner at one that offered sidewalk seating across from the volleyball courts. It was a beautiful place […]

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Black Crow is a quintessential neighborhood coffee shop. Tucked away from the hustle and bustle on the main transit streets in the Old Northeast, this coffee shop has a loyal following of locals. There are people camped out on their laptops working the afternoon away, and many locals out walking the neighborhood who stop by. […]

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