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Pinellas County's largest motorcycle bar: OCC Road House & Museum

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Buckle up for Clearwater's newest motorcycle-themed restaurant and museum by the Orange County Choppers crew!. The OCC Road House & Museum is a massive restaurant and entertainment venue from Paul Teutul Sr. of Orange County Choppers fame, and area hospitality executive Keith Overton. Get ready to rev...
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Clearwater takes first step to allow backyard chickens

CLEARWATER — Most residents in Pinellas County have been allowed to own backyard chickens for years — unless they had a Clearwater address. Chicken-loving residents brought the disparity to the city’s attention earlier this year. On Thursday the City Council gave first approval to an ordinance that will allow Clearwater residents in single-family homes to keep up to four backyard chickens with a coop and run.
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Visit a Secluded Island with White Sandy Beaches Perfect for Shelling | Anclote Key Preserve | Ep 12

Join us on a beach adventure. Anclote Key is one of four islands that make up the Anclote Key Preserve State Park. The islands are located 3 miles off the coast of Tarpon Springs. The islands are only accessed by private boat or ferry service, which makes Anclote Key seem quite secluded compared to other gulf beaches. In this video we go on a tour with Odyssey Cruises to experience the natural white sandy beach on Anclote Key. For information about booking with Odyssey visit their website: <a href=""></a>. Our next video will share more things to do at the Sponge Docks in Tarpon Springs so make sure to follow our channel so you won't miss it. If you are interested in seeing more of this Florida Series the other 11 episodes are available on our profile page. -- Music Credit: Youtube Audio Library - Sunset Dream by Cheel - You're No Help by Silent Partner

Free museum day returns to Tampa Bay on Saturday

After the pandemic canceled Free Museum Day in 2020, it returns on Saturday. And like years before, there are two ways to visit participating Tampa Bay museums for free. Smithsonian magazine’s Free Museum Day includes venues across the nation and locally. Tickets must be reserved online first. Other venues are...

Try Fresh Roasted Coffee in Downtown St. Pete | Driftwood Kava & Roastery |

So many new businesses have opened up in 2021, including Driftwood Kava & Roastery. Driftwood opened on Central Avenue in Downtown St Pete in January 2021. Stop by to try their fresh roasted coffee. If you aren't in to coffee they offer plenty of additional local options like kombucha, cold pressed juices and kava. If you are lucky, Driftwood might be roasting coffee beans at the front of the coffee shop during your visit. If you are outside of the downtown area Driftwood does have an additional location in Seminole. <a href=""></a>/ -- If there are any new businesses or unique experiences you would like to recommend in the Tampa Bay area , let us know in the comments! For more St Pete and Tampa Bay content follow our News Break channel. -- Music Credit: Parallel Synthesis by | e s c p | <a href=""></a> Music promoted by <a href=""></a> Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) <a href=""></a>/

One of Florida’s new saltwater fishing records set in Pinellas County

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission approved three new Florida saltwater fishing records, including one right here in Tampa Bay. A new record for scamp was set by Mark John Gibner during a fishing expedition near John’s Pass Marina on June 11, according to FWC.

Caladesi Island State Park

Located in the Gulf of Mexico, the Caladesi Island State Park is one of the 175 state parks in Florida, United States. Situated on the Caladesi Island in the Pinellas County, the Caladesi Island State Park is considered a popular touristic attraction for its pristine beaches and variety of recreational activities. The Caladesi Island is located across the St. Joseph Sound in the western part of the city of Dunedin and to the north of Clearwater Beach. The island’s name corresponds to the Spanish term “cala”, which translates to cove, and was given by a Spanish ship’s captain in 1628.

Pinellas Beaches Labor Day Red Tide Report

Pinellas Beaches Labor Day Red Tide Report. I’ve been a Volunteer for Mote Marine for about 5 years now. I do the Red Tide Report every day for Indian Shores. People ask all the time, “How bad is the Red Tide today?”. For me, it’s either “here” or “not”. Wind...

Restaurants Make Their Own Rules in Pandemic

Some Gulfport businesses have enacted strict mask policies and even vaccine requirements for employees – and despite the executive order from Governor Ron DeSantis banning municipal mask mandates, it’s all completely legal. Private businesses can enforce mask mandates as part of a uniform, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission,...