RACE-THEMED FLAG WAVES AT CITY HALL - WELCOMING RACE FANS
Mayor Rick Kriseman hoisted a custom St. Petersburg race-themed flag above City Hall during public ceremonies this morning - signaling the start of the 11th Annual Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Friday to Sunday, March 27 to 29. The race week flag raising is just one way St. Petersburg is "Embracing the Race," with efforts geared toward local businesses to boost their participation in race week-themed activities. More Race Weekend INFO
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GET INFORMED AT CURBSIDE DISTRICT MEETINGS
Learn more about the city's newest sustainability initiative, Universal Curbside Recycling, set to launch this summer, during a series of public information meetings over the next few weeks. The meetings will provide information on how residents can begin recycling glass, aluminum, steel and some plastics, rinsed and free of food particles, along with newspapers, magazines and mixed paper, in a 95-gallon blue cart twice-monthly at the curb. For a complete list of meeting dates and locations, visit www.stpete.org/recycle.
THE PIER PUBLIC SURVEY HAS CLOSED
Thank you to the more than 16,000 participants who took the Pier Public Survey. Results will be posted at http://www.newstpetepier.com.
GET YOUR RACE DAY TICKETS - FIRESTONE GRAND PRIX MARCH 27-29
Single-day tickets for the 2015 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, taking place March 27-29, can be purchased online at www.gpstpete.com or by phone at 877-725-8849. For the fifth year, the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg serves as the season-opening race for the Verizon IndyCar Series, where the new IndyCar aero kits will debut. To learn more, visit www.gpstpete.com, click "Like" on facebook.com/GPSTPETE or follow on Twitter @GPSTPETE #FirestoneGP.
ST. PETE TV NOW CHANNEL 641 FOR
BRIGHT HOUSE CABLE CUSTOMERS
Viewers who watch StPeteTV, St. Petersburg’s city government channel on Bright House Networks will need to tune to channel 641 to access the latest news from City Hall. The channel switch that occurred in February only affects Bright House customers and will not affect regular programming on StPeteTV. There are no changes for customers of Verizon Fi0s Channel 20 or Wow! Channel 15. StPeteTV is also streamed live at www.stpete.org/stpetetv with videos of past programs available at www.youtube.com/StPeteTV.
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