Month: December 2008

Let Us Entertain You

Pinellas county residents and visitors have an almost overwhelming choice of music and performing arts options. If you are looking for musical or theatrical entertainment, below are a few of the many choices available to you: Vinoy Park is located in downtown St. Petersburg and is often the site of music and art festivals throughout the year and has a…

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How Do You Invest in a Hot Real Estate Market?

‘Which approach do I use get deals in the sizzling market of real estate?’ This is a recurrent question am frequently asked. Essentially, there are various ways of getting deals in the sizzling real estate business. It all relies on the risk level you are prepared to take and investment objectives. I am personally conservative in a sizzling market. I…

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Real Estate Investing or Land Lording

Investing in real estate is one of the classic wealth creation vehicles that have launched many people from poverty to the peak of wealth. The real estate vehicle is chosen due to its accessibility to most people, as everyone at the very least has rented an apartment or a house, or like many of us, bought a home. So by…

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Make It a Green Holiday

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), household waste increases by more than 25% from Thanksgiving to New Years Day.  Food waste, shopping bags, packaging, wrapping paper, bows and ribbons adds up to an additional 1 million tons a week to our landfills. To do your part in making this holiday season a little “greener”, check out the Pinellas County…

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Espiritu Santo Mineral Springs at Safety Harbor Resort and Spa

Not many people realize that Pinellas County is home to five ancient healing natural mineral springs.  Discovered in 1539 by Spanish explorer Hernando Desoto the Espiritu Santo Mineral Springs in downtown Safety Harbor are believed by some to cure various ailments and create a sense of well being within the body.  At one point, the spring water was so well…

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The Downtown Ghost Tour of St. Petersburg

All kinds of things lurk unseen in the shadows throughout downtown St. Petersburg. The Downtown Ghost Tour of St. Petersburg aims to bring those things to light. Did you know that St. Petersburg is one of the most haunted cities in Florida? It’s true! There have been hundreds of reported ghost sightings throughout the city in the past 10 years,…

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St. Petersburg is a virtual Mecca for shoppers

The northwestern part of the city of St. Petersburg is a virtual Mecca for shoppers. With half a dozen distinct shopping centers within an area of just a few square miles, this corner of the county is bustling with retail activity, and that activity continues to grow each year. At the heart of all of this shopping is Tyrone Square…

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Boyd Hill Nature Preserve in St. Petersburg

Have you made a trip to Boyd Hill Nature Preserve lately? Well, what’s keeping you. Located in south St. Petersburg along the shores of Lake Maggiore, this is a wonderland of nature. Boyd Hill features five unique ecosystems throughout the 245-acre park. Stroll the miles and miles of boardwalks and trails. You will feel like you have left the city…

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Largo Florida in Pinellas County

Largo is the third largest city in Pinellas County, and it’s growth continues to be tremendous. Centrally located in the middle of the county, Largo currently has over 71,000 people living there full-time. It was incorporated in 1905, and officially became a city (rather than a town) in 1974. An agricultural community until the 1960s, Largo started attracting young families…

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Coconuts Comedy Club: St. Petersburg and Clearwater

If you’re craving a fun night out that’s a little bit different from the ordinary, then Coconuts Comedy Club in St. Petersburg is the place for you. With a regular roster of live comics performing on the weekends, live music during the week, and an open mic night for comics, a trip to Coconuts is sure to be a night…

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Knology Park – Blue Jays Spring Training Stadium in Dunedin

Named by Sports Illustrated as one of the top five stadiums at which to watch a spring training game, Knology Park has the smallest seating capacity of any spring training facility. Home of the Toronto Blue Jays each spring, this stadium seats just over 5500 people, giving each seat in the house an excellent view of the major league action…

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Mommy’s Cozy Corner in Largo Florida

There’s a special place in Pinellas County that’s made just for moms and their toddlers. It’s an indoor playground called Mommy’s Cozy Corner. Located at 10625 117th Drive, North in Largo, this unique getaway is the perfect spot to enjoy a relaxed afternoon with your kids while catching up with your neighbors. The playground is designed like a large living…

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Dating for Singles in Pinellas County

Are you looking to meet new people? Do you need a friend, or perhaps something more than that? Are you ready to have some new adventures? As it turns out, there are a lot of people in Pinellas County just like you. These people are singles who are ready to fill their lives with new friends and lasting relationships while…

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Treasure Island Fun Center

If you’re looking for a great time for the kids (as well as the kids-at-heart in your family!), you’ll find it at the Treasure Island Fun Center. This giant arcade and party hub has almost 200 games for kids of all ages to play and enjoy. The Center has one of the biggest collections of vintage video games in Pinellas…

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Pinellas Park and Its Artistic Landscaping

Pinellas Park is a residential community at the heart of Pinellas County. Compared to other cities in the county, it’s small, with only about 45,000 people living there full time. The city is landlocked, yet only a few miles from the renowned Gulf Coast beaches, with Tampa an easy drive over the Howard Frankland Bridge (or the Gandy bridge, depending…

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