St. Pete In The News

“Located in the heart of the largest household market in Florida, the Sunshine City combines the tropical splendor of a vibrant vacation destination with the sophistication of an urban resort. Its inhabitants enjoy a vibrant arts and cultural climate, active sports market, endless recreational opportunities, world famous beaches, charming, historic neighborhoods and one of the fastest growing economies in the United States."

Welcome to those who are interested in St. Petersburg. You may be looking to move and are looking for information about the city, or you may already live here and are just interested in learning more about your city and the many things it has to offer. There are many places to go to find information about the area such as http://www.visitstpeteclearwater.com/ or http://www.stpete.org/ or http://www.discoverdowntown.com/ or http://www.stpete.com/?page=BURGLIFE
The links below will hopfully give you a sense of the city, the vibe if you will, of some of the exciting things that are making our city a top destination for tourists and tri-county residents alike. It will also show you what others are saying about our area.

History Buffs: Here is an article from Holiday Magazine of Januaury 1948 that focuses on St. Pete. Click Here

What is provided below is a short description of the place or event and a link to a story about it. Enjoy!

This Sleepy Florida Beach Town Is Home to the Most Amazing Architectural Hideaways
http://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/st-petersburg-florida-hidden-ar...
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St. Petersburg named one of 20 best places to live and visit by Coastal Living magazine
http://www.coastalliving.com/travel/gulf-coast/st-petersburg-florida-tra...
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TODAY Ranks St. Pete Among 30 Best Mid-Sized Cities to Visit in 2017
http://ilovetheburg.com/today-ranks-st-pete-among-30-best-mid-sized-citi...
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AD's Top 5 Design Destinations for December
http://www.architecturaldigest.com/gallery/design-destinations-december-...
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Look who's emerging now: Visit 3 Florida Main Street projects in St. Petersburg
http://www.83degreesmedia.com/features/mainstreets120115.aspx
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48 Hours Of Gluttony: St. Pete Restaurants
http://www.baconismagic.ca/united-states/st-petersburg-restaurants/
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5 Reasons Why St. Petersburg Is Becoming America's Hottest City
http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/ayngelina-brogan/5-st-petersburg-travel-tip...
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Travel & Leisure has named St. Pete as one of the five best summer travel destinations
http://www.travelandleisure.com/articles/five-us-summer-trip-ideas
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Mural madness: St. Petersburg's street art is a trip
http://www.houstonchronicle.com/life/travel/destinations/article/Mural-m...
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The 25 best cities to spend a weekend
https://www.thrillist.com/travel/nation/best-us-cities-to-spend-a-weeken...
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15 of the Best Street Art Cities — an Alternative List(We are #7)
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/vicki-louise/15-of-the-best-street-art_b_9...
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Virtual reality, dreamy food and fantastical murals add to sunny St. Pete’s allure
http://www.roanoke.com/life/travel/virtual-reality-dreamy-food-and-fanta...
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50 Things You Probably Didn′t Know About St. Petersburg
http://www.movoto.com/guide/st-petersburg-fl/st-petersburg-facts/
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St. Petersburg’s fresh new face
https://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/travel/2014/10/25/petersburg-fresh...
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See what News 4 New York says about St. Pete.
http://www.nbcnewyork.com/blogs/1st-look/1st-Look-Ali-Takes-in-Food_-Cul...

Artsy vibe gives a lift to Tampa’s slow image
http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20150510/travel/artsy-vibe-giv...
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10 Most Beautiful Cities in the USA
http://theculturetrip.com/north-america/usa/articles/10-most-beautiful-c...
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Great on the 2nd Annual Localtopia at Williams Park.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrIjyTbcKgs&list=UUAkNPf00JA9Ri0iKw7xFjPA

St. Petersburg ranks as No. 1 millennial draw in Florida
http://www.tampabay.com/news/business/personalfinance/st-petersburg-rank...
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I Heart My City: Rebecca’s St. Pete
http://intelligenttravel.nationalgeographic.com/2014/12/24/i-heart-my-ci...
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St. Pete is 1 in 5 Up-and-Coming U.S. Tourism Cities
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/shermans-travel/5-up-and-coming-us-touris_...
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World AIDS Day: A St. Pete artist sees red
http://cltampa.com/politicalanimal/archives/2014/11/26/world-aids-day-a-...
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Hipsters take over St. Petersburg
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/travel/destinations/hipsters-take-ov...
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Explore St. Pete Area Arts Districts on Foot
http://www.visitstpeteclearwater.com/articles/explore-st-pete-area-arts-...
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The Huffington Post: I'll Have St. Pete with a squeese of Lime
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-malik/ill-have-stpete-with-a-sq_b_513...
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Great new video on the Second Saturday ArtWalks that take place partly in our neighborhood
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j98EL7zERJI#t=27

Move Over, Miami: The Best of St. Pete
http://intelligenttravel.nationalgeographic.com/2014/06/06/move-over-mia...
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St. Petersburg ArtWalk now includes nearly 50 venues
http://www.tampabay.com/things-to-do/visualarts/st-petersburg-artwalk-no...
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Feel-good urban murals blossom in downtown St. Petersburg
http://www.tampabay.com/news/humaninterest/feel-good-urban-murals-blosso...
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Movoto Real Estate lists 30 things that are great about St. Pete.
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USA TODAY: Tampa/St. Petersburg weekend trips for hipsters
http://www.usatoday.com/story/experience/weekend/tampa-st-petersburg/201...
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Sampling St. Petersburg's New Art And Food Scene
http://www.forbes.com/sites/forbestravelguide/2014/02/20/sampling-st-pet...
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Here is a great video that shows the great Saturday Morning Market in St. Pete.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3D9yNO6ORnQ

St. Pete makes the list of most popular places to visit in N.Y. Times list.
http://tbo.com/pinellas-county/st-pete-gaining-global-fame-as-hip-destination-20140119/
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St. pete is #4 of 7 Most Beautiful and Underrated Cities and Towns in the U.S.
http://www.escapehere.com/destination/7-most-beautiful-and-underrated-cities-and-towns-in-the-u-s/4/    
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Historic St. Pete Shuffle Board Club becomes inspiration in N.Y.
http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/01/23/fashion/Brooklyn-Royal-Palms-Shuffleboard-Club.html?smid=tw-nytimes&_r=0&referrer
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Inaugral Localtopia event showcases local businesses
http://tbo.com/news/breaking-news/all/localtopia-enlivens-st-petes-downtown-williams-park-20140201/
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Here is a video of the event:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5wT7HmYnFWc

St Pete. named 4th. best place to retire by CNN Money
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St. Pete gaining global fame as hip destination
http://tbo.com/pinellas-county/st-pete-gaining-global-fame-as-hip-destin...
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Who remembers this 1976 city promotional video?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTBfBoYSCtI#t=704