Categories Archives: Business

The Wacky World of Bruce Barry.

A Universe of Creativity is Hidden Away in an Oldsmar Industrial Park To say things are a bit wacky at Bruce Barry’s office is, well, a little bit of an understatement. From the outside, an unassuming Oldsmar office front belies an inside filled with wh ...

Love at First Sight.

Sheila C. Johnson’s Innisbrook “I fell in love with the place the first time I saw it.” That’s what Innisbrook’s owner Sheila C. Johnson had to say about her decision to buy one of Florida’s best known resorts in 2007. Located in Palm Harbor, ...

Giving Back Is Important.

The Story Behind a Self Made Entrepreneur When you walk inside a national chain restaurant–it doesn’t matter where–it will be virtually the same as the last one of its type that you visited. But when you go to one of Steve Westphal’s resta ...

For the Love of Art.

As cultural institutions go, office buildings might not seem a likely candidate. But for the more than 3,300 employees of Raymond James who work at the St. Petersburg headquarters, a typical day at the office means rubbing elbows with bronze sculptures, g ...

Welcomes Its One Millionth Passenger.

St. Pete—Clearwater International Airport After serving a total of 919,951 passengers by the end of November, St. Pete—Clearwater International Airport (PIE) has eclipsed the million passenger milestone for the 2013 travel year. PIE averages a monthly ...

St Petersburg – A Cultural Mecca on the Rise.

It’s Saturday morning and downtown St. Petersburg is already bustling with activity at the popular Saturday Morning Market at Al Lang Field.  Soon, visitors will be dropping in at the Dali, the Museum of Fine Arts, and the galleries along Central Avenu ...