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County Working with Municipal Partners on Beach Renourishment

A beach renourishment project in Pinellas County has been approved to repair environmental damages sustained from Hurricane Hermine. During the storm, large portions of sand washed away, reducing the amount of shoreline. The Pinellas County Shore Protection Project, a cost share partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will cover nearly 22-miles of shoreline […]

Beware of the “Can You Hear Me?” Scam

Pinellas County Consumer Protection (727) 464-6200 •    Pinellas County Consumer Protection is alerting residents of new robocall scam •    If you receive a phone call asking “Can You Hear Me?” – hang up; do not say yes •    Residents advised to not answer calls from unfamiliar numbers The latest scam may sound like a commercial, […]

ART: Arts & Culture Best Bets

February may be short in days, but’s long on creative experiences. Check out this month’s articles on The Palladium, St. Pete College Jazz Festival, Gulfport’s Pink Flamingo Home Tour and The St. Petersburg’s Arts Alliance’s Muse awardees. Look ahead to next month’s Strawberry Festival in Plant City music line-up (Patti LaBelle is coming!) and this […]

Neptune Grill Turns Six: Zeus Dines Here; So Should You!

Opened on January 11th, 2011 by Gus Vartsakis (you know him from Skidders), Neptune Grill is one of eclectic Gulfport’s star dining attractions, serving some of the best Greek cuisine this side of Mykonos. His lovely daughter Dia Vartsakis is co-owner, managing the restaurant with grace, humor and wit. Across from the Gulfport Casino, this […]

Local History Museums Boost Their Communities

Readers of Paradise News are fortunate to have a trio of outstanding history museums that annually attract thousands of residents and visitors to a continually updated series of exhibits, speakers and events. Gulf Beaches Historical Museum The Gulf Beaches Historical Museum is an all-volunteer destination at 115 10th Ave. in historic Pass-A-Grille. Volunteer Coordinator Lance […]