The Central and Northern part of Pinellas County stretches from Clearwater to north of Tarpon Springs. For easier filtering, simply visit my LovingStPete blog and sort accordingly. Depending on where you’re located, some recommendations may not be feasible, so we’ve broken it down by location. For instance, Clearwater and North Pinellas. Scroll down for some of our favorite activities and restaurants in this area!

My name is Mike Braswell and I’m Real Estate agent in the Tampa Bay area. My speciality is waterfront properties, though I would love to earn your business no matter the location! I serve as a local guide on my @LovingStPete social media accounts, serving over 15 thousand followers. Please contact me if you would like to discuss our area or St Petersburg Real Estate. I’d love to earn your business!

Sweet Sage Cafe in Redington Beach

2022-05-12T22:33:36-04:00

Sweet Sage Cafe in Redington Beach Whew, the last few weeks have been a blur. Colt’s school, his promotion to Orange Belt🥋, a huge project of mine that goes ‘live’ soon, wife’s busy season ramping (keep http://www.PaperFinch.com in mind for gifts) and hosting a 🏈 event each Saturday for 100+.  I'm still mixing in adventures [...]

Sweet Sage Cafe in Redington Beach2022-05-12T22:33:36-04:00

Skyzone Clearwater – A Place Kids Love

2022-05-12T18:20:53-04:00

Skyzone Clearwater - A Place Kids Love Colt’s favorite place at the moment! Two followers on Instagram and two on Facebook will each receive a PAIR of Sky Zone Clearwater passes! To enter, simply comment w/ your favorite place to take kids (locally or < 2 hr drive). If no kids, where would you take [...]

Skyzone Clearwater – A Place Kids Love2022-05-12T18:20:53-04:00

Blossom Lake Park – Zipline

2022-05-10T00:26:11-04:00

Blossom Lake Park - One of the St Pete parks with a zipline! Do you know about the playground with a zip line? Colt and I aren’t too shy about striking up conversations while out on adventures, though they’re not the conversations I imagined years ago. “So what’s the coolest playground you’ve been to in [...]

Blossom Lake Park – Zipline2022-05-10T00:26:11-04:00

Clearwater Threshers Baseball

2022-05-09T23:15:38-04:00

Clearwater Threshers Baseball in Clearwater Did you know you can sit behind home plate for $11 and watch our local professional baseball team? And in a ballpark with a huge tiki bar in the outfield? Well you can, so we checked it out on Saturday! I highly recommend you do the same if you haven’t [...]

Clearwater Threshers Baseball2022-05-09T23:15:38-04:00

Lake Seminole Park, Just North of St Pete

2022-05-10T00:26:49-04:00

Lake Seminole Park in Seminole FL - Just North of St Pete A number of followers highly recommended Lake Seminole Park, so of course we checked it out! This particular park is huge, with many possibilities for the entire family. I’m talking 250 acres, several ponds, a lake, trails, 13 covered picnic shelters/pavilions, ball field, [...]

Lake Seminole Park, Just North of St Pete2022-05-10T00:26:49-04:00

Captain Memo’s Pirate Cruise Clearwater Beach

2022-04-30T13:14:43-04:00

Captain Memo's Pirate Cruise in Clearwater Beach We played tourist on Sunday and loved it. After celebrating Valentine’s Day at Casa de Colt, we decided a family adventure aboard Captain Memo's Pirate Cruise in Clearwater somehow made sense. I mean the boat’s red, they serve drinks for toasting, and provide pirates to keep Colt. This [...]

Captain Memo’s Pirate Cruise Clearwater Beach2022-04-30T13:14:43-04:00

Clearwater Marine Aquarium

2022-05-16T21:36:16-04:00

Clearwater Marine Aquarium in Clearwater Florida Apparently, this first picture illustrates why it’s “okay” if our adventures leave mom at home to jam out to 80’s tunes and read. This was her today. 🙃 Ha. But I digress. Onto the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Home to Winter the Dolphin! Clearwater Marine Aquarium is home to Winter, [...]

Clearwater Marine Aquarium2022-05-16T21:36:16-04:00

Pier 60 Clearwater – 12 Days of Christmas

2022-04-27T21:49:32-04:00

Pier 60 Clearwater Beach - Twelve Days of Christmas Clearwater Beach’s “12 Days of Christmas” is on deck! Starting this Saturday with the tree lighting at 6:30pm. In addition to the tree lighting, Mrs Claus will read “Twas the Night Before Christmas” and the Christmas Story movie will play afterwards at 7:15pm! All at Pier [...]

Pier 60 Clearwater – 12 Days of Christmas2022-04-27T21:49:32-04:00

Tarpon Springs – A Day Trip To Greece – Part 2

2022-05-15T20:48:38-04:00

Tarpon Springs a Day Trip to Another Time and Place! Part 2 Part 2 of our Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks post. In short, this day trip is a fascinating immersion into Greek culture and sponging! And all of this is set on a beautiful waterfront backdrop. Between very large Greek bakeries, authentic restaurants, soap shops, [...]

Tarpon Springs – A Day Trip To Greece – Part 22022-05-15T20:48:38-04:00

Tarpon Springs – A Day Trip To Greece – Part 1

2022-05-15T20:52:16-04:00

Tarpon Springs a Day Trip to Another Time and Place! Part 1 Day trip to Greece! Well as close as you’ll come in the United States. Tarpon Springs is just 45-55 minutes north of St Pete and has the highest percentage of residents of Greek heritage in the US! It made for a fun trip. [...]

Tarpon Springs – A Day Trip To Greece – Part 12022-05-15T20:52:16-04:00
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