By: Kelly Littler, Emily Wolodkowicz, Sheena DeRocker, Macky Brazina and Candice Royer There’s a thriving food business located inside the old Historic Seaboard Train Station that you may have never noticed passing by 22nd St. S. and crossing 5th Ave. S. It could easily be one of St. Petersburg’s best kept secrets. The CA Cafe, named after sisters, Corrie and Abbie… Continue reading Care to sip on coffee inside St. Petersburg’s old train station?
Expanding knowledge of health through urban agriculture BY MIKE SINGER The Et Cultura festival was hosted in South St. Petersburg from Nov. 15-19. There were a number of themes of the event, including music, art, healthy eating, addressing the future of St. Petersburg and its schools and more. On Thursday, Nov. 16, the Et Cultura… Continue reading Healing the Community Through Food
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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 cities. Owner Jillian Frers claimed that she had been running the business since… Continue reading Midtown Moments: The Chattaway
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. Pete once came in through this space.” The historic building has been turned into the Morean Center for Clay which… Continue reading Midtown Moments: Morean Center for Clay
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 even chicken strips. Owners Lorene and Arthur Office opened the restaurant over 25 years ago,… Continue reading Midtown Moments: Lorene’s Fish and Crab House
The city of St. Petersburg approved the CRA, a community redevelopment financing grant. Find out more about what this means for the Midtown community in the link below. Read the full article in The Weekly Challenger: http://theweeklychallenger.com/community-grant-program-to-up-its-funding-in-2017/
“Even though the construction of Tropicana Field did, in some ways, bring new life to the city according to some, the stadium was a catalyst for a lot of the rebirth of downtown St. Petersburg, but to many in Midtown it remains a point of contention.” Written by NNB student Erin Murphy, this article was… Continue reading Where are the voices of Midtown in the Tropicana Field redevelopment?