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Mt. Zion Community Marching Band

By Tamiracle Williams, Neighborhood News Bureau.

Cooking with Chef Collins: BBQ Cooking Class

  By: Alyssa Fedorovich At the St. Pete Culinary Center, Chef Patrick "PT" Collins was the guest chef at their BBQ cooking class. Chef Collins is an entrepreneur and owner of Deuces BBQ in Midtown, St. Petersburg. As guest chef, he ...

New film ‘Art in the City’ calls St. Pete its home

BY ERIN MURPHY, Neighborhood News Bureau ST. PETERSBURG – With museums, music, murals and more, the city of St. Petersburg’s thriving arts scene offers tourists and locals alike a place to escape, enjoy and find inspiration. For Cranstan ...
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Master’s Student Engages with the Community

Story by Nikki Sawyer. Edited by Tamiracle Williams. Andrea Perez is a master’s student studying Journalism and Media Studies  at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP). Perez  was born and raised in Puerto Rico. She moved ...

Student Combines A Passion With Citizen Responsibility

Story by Andrea Perez. Edited by Alyssa Fedorovich. If you’re sitting across from 22-year-old Nicole Sawyer, in a classroom, or a café in downtown St. Petersburg, and ask her to talk about herself, you’ll be surprised and honestly, quite ...

Young men at Gibbs High School Raise Funds for College Tour

BY ABIGAIL PAYNE, NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS BUREAU The 5000 Role Models of Gibbs High School are providing a biweekly car wash to raise funds for their college tour to Miami, Fla. The program is a dropout prevention, mentoring program that is committed ...

“Hair by Ahsile” offers free pampering to members of the homeless community on MLK Day

BY TYLER GILLESPIE, Neighborhood News Bureau A bleached-blonde woman sat down in barber Dale Jones’s chair for a free fade on Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Hair by Ahsile. “I wish people would say ‘Happy MLK Day,” Jones said as his ...
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MLK Essay Contest celebrated community and inclusion

BY EVELYN GUERRA, Neighborhood News Bureau Tyna Middleton, the Enoch Davis Center Senior Advisory Council Secretary, and Virginia Scott shared a hug before Scott gave the event history. Scott is the president of the St. Petersburg Dr. Martin ...

Historic Women’s Organization Hosts “Hidden Figures” Screening for Local Girls

BY GRACE CUNNINGHAM, Neighborhood News Bureau The St. Petersburg Alumnae Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority hosted a screening of the film “Hidden Figures”  Friday night in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Following a red ...

Having the ‘Talk’: Help Us Help U provides sex education to young adults in poor communities

Listen to the audio file here: http:// By Devin Rodriguez Pinellas County is ranked number one in Acute Hepatitis C in Florida. It’s ranked number seven for HIV infections, according to the Florida Department of Health. Sexually ...