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Allendale TerraceHistoryIssue 05-17

Building a Neighborhood: Allendale Terrace

Allendale Terrace - 3650 Foster Hill
Allendale Terrace - 3601 9th St N
Allendale Terrace - 3600 9th 2
Allendale Terrace - 3405 9th
Allendale Terrace - 1020 41st
Allendale Terrace - 945 40th
Allendale Terrace - 944 39th
Allendale Terrace - Elevation trees

I have often driven the brick streets of Allendale Terrace. The first things I notice when approaching this neighborhood are the majestic oak trees shading the area’s streets and homes. One can’t help but marvel at the stately old homes, many of which were built in the 1920s and 1930s. Due to my inborn interest in the history of St. Petersburg, I wondered about the history of Allendale Terrace. I’m really becoming friendly with the folks at our local library.

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Issue 04-17

New Murals Decorate Crescent Heights

Photo by Andrejka Photography

After 18 months of planning and painting, Crescent Heights Neighborhood Association unveiled two new murals in the Crescent Lake area Sunday, April 2. The beautification project is comprised of more than 500 hours of volunteer time and a $12,000 grant from the City of St. Petersburg. “The process started with finding walls where we could decorate, bring vibrancy and a little personality to one of the best neighborhoods in the city,” says Thomas Patrick, President of the CHNA, “it’s a huge community effort supporting small business and local artists.”

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Issue 02-17

Local Artist Spotlight: Perry deVick

Perry deVick: Rough Around The Edges, Oil on Canvas 30”x24”

Perry has been an artist since she first picked up a crayon. She strengthened her desire to be a working artist in a high school Arts magnet program, before getting a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration at Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota. She then ran a gallery, Studio 1411, in Village of the Arts, Bradenton.

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BusinessHistoric KenwoodIssue 02-17

Keep More of Your Money with the Help of Strategic Tax and Finance Services

David Butt, EA by Kelly Nash Photography

Lately people are divided on so many issues, but one thing we can surely all agree on is that we like to hang on to our money.

With tax season in full swing, David Butt, EA, owner of Strategic Tax and Financial Services, can help people from all types of tax brackets find deductions and create sound strategies that will lower their tax liability, saving them money when April rolls around.

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Food and DrinkHistoric Old NortheastIssue 02-17

Black Crow Coffee: Community, Art and Damn Good Coffee

Saturday Night outside of Black Crow Coffee Shop in Old Northeast St Pete by Kelly Nash Photography

From the street, anybody but a local might miss the unassuming coffee joint that sits alongside the other local businesses on 2nd Street North. Those in the know, however, recognize the cafe for the local treasure that it is. Nestled away amongst the brick roads of historic Old Northeast is Black Crow Coffee, an eclectic shop offering locally roasted coffee, fresh baked goods and a welcoming atmosphere.

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