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8 events & deals for the 4th of July

This Fourth of July marks 242 years since the U.S. adopted the Declaration of Independence to become a free nation. ...

St. Pete hosts 2018 Pride parade

On June 28, 1970, the Stonewall Riots took place on Christopher Street as a consequence of months of police raiding ...

Fishing for the Fight battles childhood cancer

Fishing for the Fight is a fishing tournament created by three USFSP students with the goal of beating childhood cancer. ...

Thousands March For Our Lives in Tampa

Kiley Gardens was drowning in a sea of signs Saturday as protesters gathered to demand gun reform. The Tampa March ...

Stay at home, stay local or get away: Here’s 3 ...

It may not be easy being green, but St. Patrick’s Day is the exception. A day-long celebration of singing, dancing, ...

It’s got to be hot if it’s from Mexico: Episode ...

In the words of the Spice Boys, “we are putting our mouths and our dignity on the line” all for ...

Downtown Bites: French Fries on a Friday

Hundreds of people crowded by the bay and perched on the seawall for beer, live music, fire juggling, and of ...

St. Pete hosts 5th annual Localtopia

With nearly two hundred community organizations and businesses gathered, St. Petersburg’s 5th annual Localtopia was a major success. The event, ...

Power to the Polls: women unite to foster political participation ...

All photos courtesy of Emily Bowers/Connect. On the anniversary of the historic Women’s March on Washington, people once again gathered ...

Inclusive Cities implores citizens to question criminal justice system

  What programs are being implemented to help rehabilitate inmates back into society after they get out of jail or ...