Twin Brooks Ribbon Cutting

The Twin Brooks Golf Course underwent dramatic renovations to once again make it a top notch golf course and is now open to the public.

To watch the ribbon cutting ceremony, click the image above or click here
The Big Number: Boarded Properties
Public Highlights for the Mayor, Deputy Mayor, and the Sunshine City
December 12 through December 19, 2015
December 10 through December 14     St. Petersburg Restaurant Weekend
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Saturday, December 12, 9:00 am  Christmas Jamboree, Pinellas Pioneer Settlement
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Saturday, December 12, 5:00 pm 
Second Saturday Art Walk: Local Holiday Artful Shopping!
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Sunday, December 13, 3:00 pm

HONNA Candlelight Tour of Homes,
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Monday, December 14, 7:00 pm  A Not So Silent Night: After Hours Cabaret Music Series,
American Stage
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Tuesday, December 15, 5:30 pm  Mayor Kriseman, Ribbon Cutting, Signature Urgent Care

Tuesday, December 15, 11:00 am  Deputy Mayor Tomalin, Tour Mycro School Pinellas with Leah McRae, Webb's Plaza

Wednesday, December 16, 8:30 am  Mayor Kriseman, Tourist Development Council Meeting

Friday, December 18, 6:00 pm  Rally Around Town: Port St. Pete Food Truck Rally on the Waterfront
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Saturday, December 19, 10:00 am  St. Petersburg Holiday of the Arts
South Straub Park
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In The Media
Thursday, December 10
Florida Courier: St. Petersburg AKAs to celebrate 60th anniversary 
The Zeta Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (AKA) will celebrate 60 years of service Dec. 18-20 at the St. Petersburg Hilton Hotel. The St. Petersburg chapter was chartered on Dec. 15 in 1955 by 15 women.

The chartering members were Annie Barton, Ruth Batson, Pauline Besselli, Lena Brown, Mary O. Brown, Claronell Griffin, Bertha James, Rubye Wysinger, Dorothy Johnson, Elizabeth Jones, Annie McLin, Willie M. McMurray, Eloise E. Perkins, Verdya Robinson, and Florence Williams. Lena Brown was the first president.

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Thursday, December 10
Tampa Bay Times: St. Petersburg ponders decriminalizing small-time marijuana possession  
In an effort to reduce the ranks of nonviolent offenders in local jails, City Council members asked Pinellas commissioners Thursday to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana.

But council members also authorized city attorneys to draft their own proposal in case Pinellas doesn't act and follow the lead of Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties in reducing the punishment for the offense from possible jail time to a mere fine.

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Thursday, December 10
Tampa Bay Times: Much of historic bank building on Central Avenue might see wrecking ball, new apartments 
A decades-long wait to redevelop a key block on Central Avenue might be nearing an end after a city commission approved the demolition of most of the historic 89-year-old Union Trust bank building.

The redevelopment of the block downtown was a priority for Mayor Rick Kriseman.

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Mayor's Office
City of St. Petersburg
175 5th Street North 
St. Petersburg, FL 33701 
Phone: 727-893-7201