MAYOR KRISEMAN INTRODUCES NEW POLICE CHIEF
PAJAMMIN' GOOD TIME
It was a pajammin' good time in downtown St. Pete Thursday as eager shoppers, including Mayor Rick Kriseman, turned out at 6:43 a.m. to cut the ribbon and slice birthday cake for this year's 41st Sunrise Sale. More than 40 merchants and businesses offered doorbuster deals and steals all day long -- with extra-special savings or gifts IF shoppers wore beach-themed jammies or crazy beach clothes.
GREENLIGHT PINELLAS YARD SIGNS AVAILABLE AT SUNKEN GARDENS
Beginning today, while supplies last, Greenlight Pinellas yard signs will be available for residents to pick up in the lobby of Sunken Gardens, 1825 Fourth St. N. during normal business hours: Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 4:30 p.m. Limit one per residence please. -Read More-
SHIKOKU, UDON NOODLES AND ANCIENT TEMPLES HIGHLIGHT SISTER CITY VISIT
Highlights of our Sister City student ambassador outings in Takamatsu this week include visits to Shikoku Gakuin University, Miyagawa Udon, and Zentsuji Temple, one of 88 temples along the 1,400-kilometer pilgrimage route around Shikoku. They've learned that Japan's history goes back a few years beyond Florida's, as 2014 marks the 1,200th anniversary of the founding of the 88 Temples Pilgrimage, inspired by Kukai (Kobo Daishi), one of the most revered Buddhist priests in Japan. MORE PHOTOS
WATER MAIN REPLACMENT CAUSES SERVICE DISRUPTIONS
ORANGE MEANS IMPROVEMENTS, SMOOTH ROADS
Expect continued lane closures, lane diversions and delays on Central Ave. between Park St. and the bridge connecting the Causeway Isles and Treasure Island Causeway through the end of July. City crews are replacing sewer mains at Central Ave. and Sunset Dr.
Meanwhile, the FDOT repaving project on Fourth St. N. should be complete by the end of August. The work is the final step in a sewer replacement project stretching from 9200 Fourth St. N. into downtown. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained at all times.
LEARN TO SWIM THIS SUMMER
1 Million Cups
Wed, July 23rd 9:00 AM - Greenhouse - This program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors and entrepreneurs.
Vans Warped Tour 2014
July 25 - Vans Warped Tour 2014. Vinoy Park. 501 Fifth Ave. NE & Bayshore Dr. NE, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Outdoor music festival with over thirty+ bands on three stages in Vinoy Park. www.vanswarpedtour.com
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