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Spotlight on St. Pete: News Stories

The 3-Day Getaway: Last-Minute Labor Day Vacation Ideas
Forbes.com – August 2019

5 Small Cities to Visit This Summer
Real Simple Magazine – August 2019

The best places to own a home – and pay less in taxes
CNBC – July 2019

25+ Memorable Stops On A Perfect West Coast Of Florida Road Trip
365 Atlanta Traveler – June 2019

Top Places for LGBTQ Folks to Live
MySA.com – June 2019

St. Pete featured in Pet-Friendly Road Trips Across the U.S.
USA Today – June 2019

St. Pete rocks the headquarters relocation business
Business Observer – May 2019

2019’s Best Large Cities to Start a Business
WalletHub – May 2019

Where to Spend a Long Weekend in the Southeast This Spring
Thrillist – April 2019

Under the Radar Places to Celebrate Pride This Year
Travel Pulse – April 2019

The top 10 cities to celebrate LGBT Pride
USA Today – April 2019

Forget Miami: Discover St. Pete On Florida's Under-the-Radar West Coast
Forbes – March 2019

Take a Tour of St. Petersburg's Amazing Public Art Murals
Travel Channel – February 2019

This Beloved Florida City Is the Backdrop to a New Hallmark Movie
Travel + Leisure – February 2019

Top 20 Most Engaged and Responsive Local Governments of 2018
SeeClickFix – February 2019

20 of the Top Places to Visit in the US in 2019
Trip Advisor – January 2019

Why You Really Need to Visit St. Petersburg, Florida
Southern Living – January 2019

10 Cheap Weekend Trips to Take When You Really Need a Getaway
The Oprah Magazine – January 2019


2018 

Make a stop in Grand Central (Florida, that is)
The Boston Globe – December 2018

Top Affordable Holiday Getaway Destination
The New York Times – November 2018

#33 for The Best Bike Cities in America
Bicycling.com – October 2018

St. Pete Ranks No. 1 in FL and 15 in U.S. for Parks System
ParkScore – July 2018

WalletHub Ranks City of St. Pete Among the Top 50 Best-Run Cities in the Nation, Best in Florida
WalletHub – July 2018

Small City, Big Fun
Cayman Airways Skies Magazine – July 2018

St. Pete lands in the top 50 best cities for soccer fans
Tampa Bay Business Journal – June 2018

St. Pete might just be the next great American regatta destination
Sailing World – June 2018

Global study shows economic growth in Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay Business Journal – June 2018

Florida Ranks 3rd for Fiscal Stability & 5th for Economy
U.S. News – May 2018

Once-sleepy St. Petersburg, Fla., awakens with vibrant arts and nightlife scenes
Washington Post – April 2018

10 of the World's Most Underrated Destinations
Travel Channel – April 2018

5 Great Cities for Millennial Homebuyers
Bankrate – March 2018

#1 – Best Cities for Women to Start a Business in 2018
Business.org – March 2018

The South’s Prettiest Cities 2018
Southern Living – March 2018

Best Markets for First-Time Homebuyers
Zillow – March 2018

America's Fastest-Growing Cities 2018
Forbes – February 2018

10 Best Places to Travel in the South in 2018
Southern & Living – January 2018

Best Foodie Dishes of 2018
Maxim – January 2018


2017 

The Country’s Best Beach is also a Secret Art Haven
Garden & Gun – November 2017

20 Best Places to Live on the Coast
Coastal Living – November 2017

Five Surprising Southern Food Towns
Garden & Gun – September 2017

15 Affordable Labor Day Weekend Getaways Under $50/Night
FlipKey – August 2017

9 Best Southern Vacations For The Summer
FlipKey – August 2017

2017’s Most Pet-Friendly Cities
WalletHub – August 2017

10 Florida Travel Stops That Aren't at Disney World
MSN – July 2017

2017’s Best- & Worst-Run Cities in America
WalletHub – July 2017

Best Towns in America
Outside – July 2017

Affordable Southern Summer Vacations in the City
TripAdvisor – May 2017

Best Cities for Young Professionals
Forbes – May 2017

America's Most Underrated Food Cities
Tasting Table – April 2017

Best Places to Live: St. Petersburg, Florida
Southern Living – April 2017

Best Mid-Sized Cities to Visit in 2017
RewardExpert – April 2017

Where To Invest In Housing In 2017
Forbes – March 2017

America's Fastest-Growing Cities 2017
Forbes – February 2017

Queerest Cities in America, 2017
Advocate – January 2017

How Strong Are Your City's Finances? 116 US Cities Ranked
The Fiscal Times – January 2017


2016 

Top 5 Design Destinations for December
Architectural Digest – November 2016

The 10 Most Walkable Neighborhoods in Florida
Redfin – September 2016

St. Pete, the not-so-surprising place for arty party people
The Dallas Morning News – September 2016

19 Essential Museums to Visit to Learn About Black History
Blavity.com – September 2016


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