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Friday, 20 April 2007 23:00

Clearwater Critical Power

City of Clearwater Mayor and Officials

CRITICAL POWER

Clearwater FL, April 2007 -  Believe me: Clearwater is the lifestyle you’ve always dreamed of. It’s a small town of friendliness, aff ordable housing, good schools and growing business opportunities. It’s a true—officially voted—beach lover’s paradise, it’s the new 9-million dollar Cleveland streetscape, the new multi-million dollar beach walk, the new downtown marina with gorgeous water taxi that will take us back and forth from the white sand beaches and all the new shopping and restaurants of downtown. What more can we ask for? Apparently our Mayor Frank Hibbard dared to ask for much more than that and to many that was very politically incorrect. It will probably take a miracle to grant our mayor’s wishes, but given that it is over a decade since there has been a good miracle in Clearwater, (ever since the Blessed Virgin Mary briefl y chose to appear on the dark-tinted window panes of an office building on the side of US19 highway back in 1996. This made Clearwater world famous almost overnight) I think it’s time for another, and I hope I could help.

Published in Pinellas County

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Clearwater Downtown Partnership Launches

Clearwater, FL June 2008 - The evening of Wednesday May 28th saw over 100 members of the Clearwater Downtown Partnership (CDP) and city officials including Mayor Frank Hibbard and Vice mayor George Cretekos gathered downtown for the 2008 Momentum Awards for businesses, organizations, individuals and projects that have added to the vitality of downtown. After a wonderful meal catered by downtown Mediterranean restaurant Tangerine, the Mayor reviewed recent successes such as the beautiful streetscapes, a contract to bring boat slips to downtown in 2009 and residential projects such as Water’s Edge, Station Square, and The Strand.

Published in Clearwater
Sunday, 15 June 2008 23:00

Waters Edge Tour Clearwater FL

Water's Edge Tour Clearwater FL

Hard City Hats Tour Water’s Edge

Clearwater FL, June 2008 - The opening gala that commenced at Water’s Edge on May 23rd marked a brilliant light at the end of the tunnel of the seemingly unending residential construction in Downtown Clearwater. Roughly 200 visitors comprised of potential buyers, realtors and city councilmen were wined and dined at Water’s Edge Sales Center located at 401 Cleveland Street in
Downtown Clearwater. The guests were escorted in small groups over to the massive 26-floor luxury residential condominium building to tour one of the newly completed and elegantly decorated units (furnishings by Robb & Stucky).

Published in Clearwater
Sunday, 19 October 2008 23:00

From the Desk of Sheriff Jim Coats

SherifJimCoats.pngToo many people, knowledge of what law enforcement agencies do is limited to what they might have seen in television dramas or news stories. For this reason, many people have only a limited understanding of how a professional law enforcement agency operates and what its employees do.

Deputies and other uniformed members of the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office are the most visible part of the agency, but there are many employees whose efforts are not as visible, yet they are vital to our success. These jobs include a wide variety of accounting, clerical, communication,

Published in Clearwater

Clearwater Awards for Neighborhoods 2009 Participant Orientations Scheduled

CLEARWATER, Fla.  Clearwater Development and Neighborhood Services is seeking active neighborhoods associations for its 2009 Clearwater Awards for Neighborhoods competition. Also known as its acronym CAN, the program awards grants to neighborhood groups that design and execute projects and activities to benefit their residents and community. Neighborhood Services will hold various orientation sessions for associations wishing to join the competition.


 

Published in Pinellas County

Daytona


Greg Gorman competing with other racers in Daytona - Photo by Chrissy Bruce

The team raced a 2008 Kawasaki ZX-10R in four CCS races and in ASRA Superstock at the CCS/ASRA Race of Champions at Daytona with rider Greg Gorman.

The Way to Happiness Racing Team made its debut at the CCS/ASRA Race of Champions at Daytona with rider Greg Gorman.  The team raced a 2008 Kawasaki ZX-10R in four CCS races and in ASRA Superstock.

Published in Racing

"Fro-Yo"


Phillip Park, owner of Caliyogurt, with Joy Gendusa

Clearwater 

For those of you who haven’t been enlightened yet it’s an abbreviation for “frozen yogurt”. So, what’s the big deal? Hasn’t frozen yogurt been around since the ‘70’s?

That’s what I thought ‘till I tried fro-yo from Caliyogurt; it is nothing like the typical over-sugared plastic tasting brands. I’ve honestly not tasted anything as delightfully habit forming as the fro-yo at Caliyogurt located in downtown Clearwater at 519 Cleveland Street.  This was pretty amazing to me, as I am not a big fan of ice cream. I only eat ice cream about three times a year; my ice cream-loving friends think I am odd for that reason.  Now I crave Caliyogurt.  I was relieved to find out that this tangy brand of frozen yogurt is All Natural and Fat Free and it has healthy active live cultures.

Published in Pinellas County
Saturday, 21 June 2008 21:12

Celeb-ri-Tees off for New Campus

Pinellas County -

by Angela LeMay

Actress Catherine Bell, best known for her for her role of Lt. Colonel Sarah MacKenzie of the 1995 to 2005 television show JAG, commenced the shotgun start at the Semi –Annual “Hackers Classic” Tournament at the Eastlake Woodlands Country Club. The tournament this year was generously sponsored by PostcardMania, Thermal Technologies Services, Inc. and Island View Estates.

Published in Pinellas County
Thursday, 15 May 2008 15:16

Pangea Café & International Market

Inside Pangea.jpg THE NEW PLACE TO BE…
In Downtown Clearwater!

  Just a month ago, “Pangea Café & International Market” opened at the corner of N. Fort Harrison Ave. and Laura St., in one of the historic brick buildings owned by Jon Heneghan and Geri Aranjo. 

  Pangea’s is not your run-of-the-mill café & market. From the moment you enter you will be captivated by an ambiance like no other around.

  Upon your first visit, your jaw and eyes will need a little time to return to their natural positions.  You’ll view beautiful brick walls, hard wood floors and unique furniture from Sweden and the US. 

 

Published in Pinellas County
Tuesday, 13 November 2007 21:09

Robinson Signs with Storm

AFL All Time Kickoff Return Touchdown Leader Signs with Tampa Bay

TAMPA - The five-time world champion Tampa Bay Storm has signed wide receiver/defensive back and kick return specialist Sedrick Robinson, Head Coach and General Manger Tim Marcum announced today.

"Our special teams just got a lot better," said Marcum. "We were looking for a good return guy and I think that we just signed one the best in the League. He is a dynamic, fast and exciting returner.  He will play a big role on our special teams and add depth to our wide receiving corps."

Robinson, 5-foot-10, 185 pounds, is a seven-year veteran in the Arena Football League and the AFL's all-time leader in kickoff returns for a touchdown with 28.  
Published in Football

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