Tampa Bay Informer - General Health

The Spa at the Belleview Biltmore

Belleair, FL.

The Clearwater Community Volunteers are hosting their 3rd Annual “Sunday at the Spa”, Sunday, May 24, 10am – 5pm. It is their yearly fundraiser that benefits Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central and Northern Florida, Suncoast Region and Winter Wonderland. The Belleview Biltmore has generously donated their spa facilities located in the grand Hotel located at 25 Belleview Boulevard Clearwater, FL 33756

Services being offered include: microdermabrasion, massages, body fat analysis, manicures, pedicures and more.  In addition to services purchased, attendees will be totally pampered with delicious food, a great atmosphere and an opportunity to have a total day of relaxation.  Free services that are available with any ticket purchase are the sauna, the famous Biltmore’s pool, Pilates, and non-meditational yoga.

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The Royalty aka Capitol Theatre right across the Street from the new Waters Edge Complex Downtown Clearwater FL. Photo by Ian PhoenixRuth Eckerd Hall Restores “Capitol”

Clearwater FL, December 31, 2008 - Downtown Clearwater is undeniably expanding. With the recent sprouting of  towering condos and tasty restaurants, the city’s growth can no longer be hidden. The downtown area is now expanding in a new direction. A performing arts center.

From the penthouse of the Waters Edge building, Mayor Frank Hibbard and Robert Freedman on behalf of Ruth Eckerd Hall delightedly announced Ruth Eckerd Hall’s purchase of The Royalty Theatre, with the intention of  injecting Downtown Clearwater with a shot of culture. The creation of a performing arts center is expected to stimulate the economy of Downtown Clearwater by increasing and strengthening the arts presence which in turn  will draw people and businesses to the downtown area, hopefully creating the right environment in which private businesses can prosper.

The Royalty Theatre will be returning to its roots, as well as its original name, The Capitol Theatre. “I’m starting that trend right now,” joked Mayor Hibbard. The name of the theatre changed to The Royalty Theatre in the 1990’s when it was purchased by The Royalty Theatre, a local community theatre company.

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