Tags Archives: People

Planning for Life after Football.

An Interview with Michael Clayton  Over twenty years ago, Curly Neil of the Harlem Globetrotters inspired a boy to dream big and allow possibilities. The game was held at LSU and, as young Michael Clayton sat in an aisle seat next to his father, the icon ...

Live Dangerously: Sit.

Sitting is risky business. It’s no newsflash that sedentary behavior is unhealthy, but as a posture, sitting is detrimental in ways many people don’t consider. We think of sitting as a relaxing pose and it certainly doesn’t require much energy expen ...

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, ...

Shirley the Dog Makes Reading FUN.

Therapy Dog Helps Children Read As Paula Zaremski’s fourth graders enter her classroom at Garrison-Jones Elementary, they are welcomed into an atmosphere of encouragement. The walls are lined with pictures of animals. A word wall says “Leashing onto n ...

CMA’s Dolphins Help People Heal.

Ever since a little boy named Levi, who had extreme Asperger syndrome, found a way to open communication in his life after spending time in the water with Winter, at Clearwater Marine Aquarium. CMA’s CEO David Yates has worked to get the word out that ...

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 ...

On the Road…A Musician’s Journey.

On the Road… The Destination Tampa Bay family has a new addition. Larry Braggs, lead singer for the last 14 years with Tower of Power (TOP) will join our staff as a writer. His new column, “On the Road…A Musician’s Journey,” will give our reader ...

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 ...