Midtown Moments: The Chattaway
By Brittany Cravatta
Enjoy Your Meal Next to a Beautiful Garden
The Chattaway’s is a privately owned restaurant on the corner of 22nd Ave and 4th St. South. Built in the 1920s, people stopped by to buy snacks while traveling to other ...
Midtown Moments: The Royal Theater
By Joseph Conte
A much-needed escape into the world of film for the community during tough times
The Royal Theater located on the 22nd Street South, opened it’s doors to the public in 1948. The black community received the opening with great ...
Midtown Moments: Morean Center for Clay
By Lee Britain
Midtown History Revived, Renewed, Rejuvenated
Built in 1926, this historic Midtown St. Petersburg building was once the Seaboard Freight Depot. According to General Manager Valerie Scott Knaust, “everything that came into St. ...
Midtown Moments: Lorene’s Fish and Crab House
By Alyssa Fedorovich
One of the oldest restaurants on the Deuces
Situated at 929 22nd Street S. adjacent to a mural showcasing Ella Fitzgerald, Lorene’s Fish and Crab House offers a wide variety of foods such as burgers, jumbo shrimp, and ...
Midtown Moments: Black History Month
By Abigail Payne
Black History Month in St. Petersburg had a productive start this 2017.
For the second year in a row, Mayor Rick Kriseman rose the Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American History Museum flag above City Hall. The event took ...
When baseball stars came to town, they stayed with him
BY DAVID STONER, Neighborhood News Bureau
Most people know that Roberto Clemente, Willie Stargel, and Frank Robinson are three of the greatest baseball players of all time. What people may not know is that these ballplayers, along with others, ...