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The First Bridge to Clearwater Beach

Old Rickety
In 1916, uninhabited and pristine Clearwater Beach Island was familiar only to fisherman and day boaters. The fishermen’s “ranchettes” were the only permanent structures that existed on the sandy shores of the beach at this time. With the invention of electricity, telephones, and automobiles during the first part of...

The Hurricane of 1921

Hurricane 1921
In late October of 1921, towards the end of hurricane season, although no one called it a season then, the storm made landfall. There were no televisions to issue weather warnings. Early radio stations only reported the news of the day, after it happened. The area residents were...

Railroad Crossing Awareness Day in Largo

Today is "Operation Clear Track" day. The goal is to raise awareness about railroad crossing safety and railroad trespassing. Each year, people and vehicles are struck by trains when not following the safety rules around railways and crossings. The results are clear: the train always...

Pinellas Sheriffs Negotiators Take Top Local Prize

Pictured left to right, top row: Sgt. Jason Schmittendorf, Cpl. Keith Jackson, Dale Smith, Lt. Rusty Roberts Second row: Dep. Mark Wilder, Lt. Cynthia Gibson Third row: Cpl. Deb Bell, Sgt. Kannika Nimithkoune, Dep. Ken Roberts, Lt. Dave Disano When there is a chance to talk someone back from a...

Palm Harbor Wall Springs Park a Great Place to Go!

Wall Springs Park is a beautiful walk. You will find ta big figure 8 to gander along with 3 different boardwalks jutting out over the water offering great views. If your wish is to fish, you may. It is a family park with a lot...

St. Pete Glass Master Creates Major Changes

GLASS MASTER, TRENDSETTER, GOOD GUY, BOTANIST!                  Art glass guru, hot shop builder, community difference maker, visionary?     Too much?.... This guy and his team are pretty cool even with the heat of a kiln!  Duncan was just a 5...

Beachcomber gets Environmental Stewardship Award

   Sheri Heilman has been a strong leader and advocate for making Clearwater Beach the #1 ocean friendly beach on earth.  As a spearhead for improvements she has implemented strict environmentally friendly policies and practices at her families two restaurants. Bob Heilman's Beachcomber Restaurant...

High End Interior Shutter Maker Wins Award

There are a lot of amazing things in St. Petersburg. Innovation seems to be the norm. You can find hidden gems in the city, like a business you may not have heard about.  Stick with me, this is the story of a company that's...

If Trees Could Communicate

If trees could tell a story what would they say? For years they stand watching, a mere background to your family photos. The limbs that kids played on or favorite birds perched grew with time. Storms were withstood as history came and went. Nature’s life force...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2018 Schedule

Raymond James Stadium
Starting tomorrow, September 5th, football is back.  The season is a time for Tampa Bay to start fresh and do something they have not done since 2007, make the playoffs.  With many new faces on the team like Vita Vea, Vinny Curry and recently...