Categories Archives: Features

Ruth Eckerd Hall Is Expanding the Experience.

  The Ruth Eckerd Hall Experience is getting bigger and better. Over the past few years, as part of the Expanding the Experience $32 Million Capital Campaign, members and patrons have helped to successfully renovate the Capitol Theatre – a belo ...

Balance: Forever Young.

The expression, “you are only as young as you feel”, may be revised to “you are only as young as your ability to balance.” Try this: Stand on one leg, close your eyes and count to 30. Repeat this standing on your other leg. How did you do? Unless ...

Should I Put a Micro Chip In My Pet?.

I remember when my cat ran away. It was one of the most helpless feelings I’ve ever experienced. Bonnie was an indoor girl and had no experience with the harsh realities of the outdoor world, everything from coyotes to cold weather. She had never shown ...

Spring Cleaning for Your Best Health.

Thank goodness spring is a time of renewal. Because if your post-winter yard is like mine it looks like it was hit by napalm. As the foliage perks up so will our spirits and energy levels. But there’s an often overlooked aspect of spring as important to ...

Tom James…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 sculptur ...

Welcome to Little Manatee River State Park.

The Little Manatee River begins in a swampy area near Fort Lonesome and flows almost 40 miles before emptying into Tampa Bay. The river has been designated an Outstanding Florida Water and is part of the Cockroach Bay Aquatic Preserve.  Nature enthusiast ...