St. Petersburg

BENCHMARK® Expands to Florida’s Gulf Coast

  THE WOODLANDS, Texas/ Jan. 3, 2019 (STL.News) Expanding its presence in Florida to the state’s popular Gulf Coast, BENCHMARK®, a global hospitality company, will manage, renovate and reposition two properties on St. Pete Beach, an award-winning destination off the coast of St. Petersburg in Tampa Bay. A venture led by Benchmark’s capital partner, Gencom, … Continue reading BENCHMARK® Expands to Florida’s Gulf Coast

Wright Flood Update on National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization

  ST. PETERSBURG, FLA./ NOVEMBER 30, 2018 (STL.News) Last night, the House and Senate voted to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) until December 7, 2018. This latest in a 14-month series of short-term reauthorizations allows legislators time to agree on a longer (6-10 month) short term reauthorization. The 7-day reauthorization also provides an … Continue reading Wright Flood Update on National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization

Top 10 Real Estate Teams / Agents with Most Recent Sales in St. Petersburg, Florida Area

Featuring the Top 10 Real Estate Teams / Agents with Most Recent Sales in St. Petersburg, Florida Area St. Petersburg, FL – St. Petersburg is a city on Florida’s gulf coast, part of the Tampa Bay area.  It’s known for its pleasant weather (hence its “Sunshine City” nickname), making it popular for golfing, boating, fishing and … Continue reading Top 10 Real Estate Teams / Agents with Most Recent Sales in St. Petersburg, Florida Area

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. | Rays’ Snell loses no-hit bid against Indians in 7th

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.  — Tampa Bay Rays ace Blake Snell lost his no-hit in the seventh inning when Cleveland‘s Jose Ramirez hit a leadoff homer. Ramirez took the first three pitches for balls before sending a full-count pitch into left-field seats on Wednesday for his 38th homer Snell, who is seeking a major league-leading 19th … Continue reading ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. | Rays’ Snell loses no-hit bid against Indians in 7th

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. | Court date set for man charged in videotaped fatal shooting

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Markeis McGlockton’s father knows the manslaughter case against the man accused of killing his unarmed son outside a Florida convenience store will take months, possibly years. He’s talked to others who have been in a similar position — notably, the family of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin. Attorneys have briefed him … Continue reading ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. | Court date set for man charged in videotaped fatal shooting

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. | Florida shooting: Man arrested in ‘stand your ground’ case

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.  — Prosecutors charged a white man with manslaughter Monday in the death of an unarmed black man whose video-recorded shooting in a store parking lot has revived debate over Florida’s “stand your ground” law. Michael Drejka, 47, has been charged with the July 19 death of Markeis McGlockton outside a Clearwater convenience … Continue reading ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. | Florida shooting: Man arrested in ‘stand your ground’ case

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia | 600 take the plunge in unusual St. Petersburg swim

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia  — More than 600 swimmers from 13 countries have stroked their way through one of Russia’s most scenic and historic settings, circling the St. Petersburg island that holds the Peter and Paul Fortress. The 2.3-kilometer (1.42-mile) circuit — which some swam twice on Sunday — took them around the iconic site noted … Continue reading ST. PETERSBURG, Russia | 600 take the plunge in unusual St. Petersburg swim

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla | Angels’ Mike Trout out of lineup vs. Rays with sore wrist

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla — Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout is out of the lineup against the Tampa Bay Rays because of a sore right wrist. Angels manager Mike Scioscia said the center fielder “tweaked” the wrist while sliding during a stolen base attempt of third base in the first inning of Wednesday night’s 7-2 … Continue reading ST. PETERSBURG, Fla | Angels’ Mike Trout out of lineup vs. Rays with sore wrist