Monthly Archives: December 2011

New CMA Attraction Celebrates Dolphin Tale

In September, Clearwater Marine Aquarium helped bring Winter the Dolphin to the big screen. Three months later, they’re bringing the big screen back to Clearwater. CMA officially opened the doors to their new attraction – Winter’s Dolphin Tale Adventure – … Continue reading

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Clearwater Beach Tops VSPC Best Of Survey

While those in colder climes have been prepping for temps in the 20s, Visit St. Pete/Clearwater has been calculating the results of its 20 category “Best of” online survey. Visitors and locals have spoken, and they have voted a historic … Continue reading

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Bowl-Bound Fans Blitz St. Pete/Clearwater

Tickets are still available for a Sunshine City showdown as the Marshall Thundering Herd will take on the Florida International Golden Panthers in the Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl St. Petersburg tomorrow at 8 p.m. at Tropicana Field. Both schools will … Continue reading

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RNC Preview Draws Worldwide Media

Some 450 members of the media from across the globe descended on the Tampa Bay area last Tuesday for the Republican National Convention Fall Media Walk-Through. Media members toured the St. Pete Times Forum, where party officials will nominate a … Continue reading

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County, State Tops in Recreational Boating

With hundreds of miles of well-marked waterways, dozens of full-service marinas and waterfront restaurants that make the area a veritable boaters’ paradise, it’s no wonder why the St. Pete/Clearwater area reigns supreme with recreational boaters. Bill AuCoin, President of AuCoin … Continue reading

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Tarpon Tees, Trinkets Among Hot Local Gifts

‘Tis the season for giving. And for most people around the world, that means gift giving. Thanks to a wide variety of locally-owned boutiques, St. Pete/Clearwater locals and visitors alike are bypassing big-box stores, seeking out smaller shops with unique … Continue reading

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Rooster PR Tapped to Represent Area Abroad

Visit St. Pete/Clearwater has appointed a new firm to handle public relations in the UK and German-speaking markets. “We’ve got a big job to do,” said James Brooke, Managing Director for Rooster PR, a leading travel and lifestyle agency, based … Continue reading

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