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The month of July was full of adventure, indoors and out, as I made my way around St. Petersburg to people and businesses and events I’d never experienced before! Let’s start with the books: First, I visited Book & Bottle, a splendid bookstore and wine bar on 6th Street that entices you with its careful […]

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Foodie Alert – Local Florida Ingredients

How many of these locally harvested delicacies have you tried? How many have you caught, trapped, or grown yourself? LobsterGingerScallopsKey LimesAvocadoRed SnapperGrouperYellowtail Try it – all of them are native in the Tampa Bay area! If you don’t want to gather your own, try some of the local cuisine that highlights our local delights! UleleSea […]

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Day Trip! Manatee Moms

Want to know the best way to visit the manatees from Tampa Bay? Get a room in Crystal River, go have a nice dinner and get to bed really early. Get up before dawn and head to Bird’s Underwater (where you already booked a manatee tour – tell him Kathleen says hello!) Go out on […]

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Foodie Alert! Armature Works

Add this to your list of places to explore… Armature works is a food hall, with a dozen different restaurants offering completely different styles of food. This is the perfect place to meet friends – everyone can get something they love and come together to share dinner. They have lots of outdoor seating and fresh […]

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Across the Bay – Tampa and Ybor

One of the things I love about St. Pete is that we are surrounded by so many other interesting and eclectic cities. From Clearwater and Dunedin, to Riverwalk and Ybor in Tampa, it is a short 30 min drive to half a dozen different cultural centers in the Bay Area. Here is a view of […]

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Get on the Water – It’s Snapper Season!

Anyone who knows me knows that I am really into scuba diving. These days I spend most of my time underwater in the caves of the North Florida spring systems… but when I was a kid growing up in the Florida Keys it was all saltwater for me! We had a boat on a canal […]

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Get to know your new neighborhood before you buy a home. Meet us for a two-hour tour on Saturday 8/17 at 10am.

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Where to watch 4th of July fireworks in Tampa and St Petersburg

There a lot going on around Tampa Bay for the fourth of July, take a look below at some of the best places to watch the fireworks and see what’s closest to you. Downtown St Pete Fireworks (St Pete) The City of St Petersburg is hosing a fireworks display along the waterfront again this year. […]

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Bike the Burg! Tours for finding your next home

It looks like bad thunderstorms tomorrow afternoon. If the weather is the same tomorrow morning we will reschedule the ride for next weekend – stay tuned! Bring your bike get to know the neighborhood you’re buying a home in a little better. Meet us for a two-hour tour on Sunday 6/9 at 2pm. We will […]

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I’ve been training for a half-marathon and using it as an opportunity to find some of the longer nature trails around St. Pete.  Weedon Island Preserve I miss the dirt trails I used to run on around Alachua County and Weedon Island is my replacement, unless I want to drive across the bridge to Hernando […]

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