Clearwater Beach, FL


Ahfachkee ‘Spirit Week’ includes traditional Seminole stories

BIG CYPRESS — The Ahfachkee School celebrated “Spirit Week” from Sept. 19-22 with a host of activities, including Native fashion day, “Our Past is Our Future” memory sharing, storytelling and a traditional game of stickball. Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum educator Van Samuels told traditional Seminole stories to...
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Drummer Billy Cobham to play Central Park Performing Arts Center

LARGO — Billy Cobham will bring his Crosswinds Project Tour to the Tampa Bay area Thursday, Oct. 13, 7:30 p.m., with a performance at Central Park Performing Arts Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets start at $34.50 plus service fee. Visit or call 727-587-6793. One of jazz...

A List of Places in Pinellas Accepting Hurricane Ian Supplies

In comparison to places like Fort Myers and Sanibel Island, Pinellas avoided much of Hurricane Ian’s wrath. Maybe it has something to do with location, maybe it’s the rumored blessing of the Tocobaga Indian tribe, but regardless, some Pinellas residents may have excess hurricane supplies to pass on to those less fortunate.

Commissioner talks TBARTA’s future (or lack thereof)

Pinellas County Commissioner Janet Long has a unique perspective on the Tampa Bay Area Regional Transportation Authority (TBARTA), which, according to its website, is meant to “plan, develop, fund, implement and operate a regional transit system.”. However, many stakeholders throughout Tampa Bay believe the organization is not living up...

John Mellencamp’s show in Clearwater, FL – pre-sale password

The latest John Mellencamp presale password is now on our site: While this limited time presale offer exists, you can get tickets for John Mellencamp before the public. This is probably your one opportunity ever to see John Mellencamp live in Clearwater. Here is what we know about the John...

Live Music for Gulf Beaches, Gulfport Oct. 6-13

Friday, Oct. 7: Shaun Hopper, 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8: Double M Band, 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6: Doug South Band, 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7: Stormbringer, 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8: Hurricane Shane, 1 p.m.; Phoenix, 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9: Griswolds, 1 p.m.; The Ordeal, 6 p.m. Caddy’s...
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Sweet Sage Café makes Yelp’s Top 100 doggie-dining list

NORTH REDINGTON BEACH — Let the drooling begin! Last month John and Barbara Messmore, husband-and-wife owners of Sweet Sage Café & Boutique, discovered via WFLA-TV that their restaurant made Yelp’s list of top 100 dog-friendly restaurants in the United States. The restaurant, at 16725 Gulf Blvd. in North Redington Beach, came in at number 14 on the list and was the only eatery in all of Tampa Bay to be recognized.

Teen dead, one other not expected to survive following carjacking

ST PETERSBURG, FL– — One teen is dead and two others are left with life-threatening and critical injuries following an early morning carjacking in Pinellas County. The incident occurred around 3:20 a.m. on Sunday. The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office says they were called to the area regarding a...

Clearwater may steer toward more costly marina overhaul

The Clearwater marina, home to fishing charters and dinner cruises since the early 1950s, is expected to see a major overhaul that would replace the aging infrastructure and activate the walkway. During a Monday city work session, Moffatt and Nichol Inc., which the city hired last year to redesign the...