Tampa Bay Informer - Pinellas Community
Monday, 26 April 2010 00:00

Sea Turtle Nesting Season Begins May 1st

Baby Sea TurtlesSea turtle nesting season begins May 1 and ends Oct. 31. Because newly hatched turtles find their way to the sea by following the natural light reflected by the water, city ordinances determine specific lighting requirements for beach parking lots, streets, and promenades.

 

Published in Pinellas County

Super Boat RacesIn February, swarms of sports fanatics descended on the St. Pete/Clearwater area for the Super Bowl. This weekend, they’ll return for the Super Boat.

Presented by a host of sponsors including Bright House Networks and the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce, the inaugural Clearwater Super Boat Offshore National Championship speeds into town October 2-4 for three days of family-friendly, full-throttle entertainment.

Published in Racing

The Super Boat Races will come to Clearwater Beach this OctoberThe 1st Annual Clearwater Super Boat National Championship will be held on Clearwater Beach October 2nd – 4th.

Former Clearwater Mayor Brian Aungst, who is also the Race Chairman, is excited about the event coming to town “I think it’ll be a great event for the area,” he says. “It’s a family event, it’s a fun event.” He is looking forward to the races becoming an annual event, as well as getting to show off both the completed Beach Walk project on South Clearwater Beach, and the beautiful Gulf of Mexico view to incoming visitors. “It’s a great time to bring people here,” he says.

Published in Racing
Friday, 14 August 2009 17:08

Do the Stingray Shuffle!

Do the stingray shuffle while at the beach this summerThe City of Clearwater would like to remind you to do the Stingray Shuffle. The peak of stingray season May through October, so when visiting the beach, please be aware that stingrays might be in the water. To make sure you don’t accidentally step on one and get stung, shuffle your feet, instead of walking through the water. This causes a disturbance in the sand that causes the stingrays to move away.

Published in National News
Wednesday, 12 August 2009 11:24

Old Belleair Bridge Demolished on July 15th

Demolition of a Section of the Old Belleair Bridge Took Place on July 15th - Photo by Wayne CathelA section of the old Belleair Bridge was demolished on July 15th as construction continued into the next phase on the newer, bigger and better Belleair Beach Causeway Bridge.

The Belleair Beach Causeway Bridge connects the Pinellas County Mainland Peninsula to the Barrier Islands, from Belleair Bluffs to Sand Key and Belleair Shore. The former structure was built in 1950, with an expected life span of fifty years. In the 21st century, the design had become obsolete and was too expensive to maintain so a new bridge was built.

Published in Pinellas County

Sandpearl Residences on Clearwater BeachCLEARWATER BEACH, Fla. (July 30, 2009) – JMC Communities, the St. Petersburg, Fla. based real estate development company, announced today that their award-winning Sandpearl Residences has just completed two newly designed models.

Jill Lifsey, owner of District Designs, Tampa’s first modern design center, created a fresh twist on coastal living in one of Sandpearl’s two-story City Homes. This model has views of both the Clearwater Harbor and the downtown area. Vibrant hues of green, turquoise and canary yellow combine with crisp lines and urban style to create a unique, stylish retreat in perfect harmony with its waterside location. 

Published in Clearwater

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