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I’m a St. Pete Beach Real Estate Agent with a focus in Pinellas County. I cover most of the Tampa Bay area, especially when it comes to waterfront properties. I love our area and even created @LovingStPete on social media, where over 15 thousand followers use it as a guide. I’d love to earn your real estate business! Please contact me if you would like to discuss our area or St Petersburg Real Estate.

Stella’s in Gulfport

2022-06-28T11:44:09-04:00

Stella's in Gulfport Who enjoys a great breakfast or brunch? Our family certainly does, so I’m here to tell you about locally owned Stella’s in Gulfport! Only 13 minutes from downtown St Pete. USA Today has it ranked second on their list of “Best Breakfast in St Pete / Clearwater”.  Remember to follow my @LovingStPete [...]

Stella’s in Gulfport2022-06-28T11:44:09-04:00

Stellie Bellies Kids and Maternity Discount Store

2022-06-23T17:34:07-04:00

Stellie Bellies Kids and Maternity Discount Store Here’s my support local post for the day! Plus, this one is a giveaway! For those who have kids or grandkids, have you heard of Stellie Bellies? My wife has frequented Estella Myers’ store over the years to avoid paying full price for Colt’s clothes, toys and other [...]

Stellie Bellies Kids and Maternity Discount Store2022-06-23T17:34:07-04:00

Vertical Ventures St Pete

2022-05-30T21:13:26-04:00

Vertical Ventures St Pete Climbing Gym By REALTOR® Mike Braswell on 05/26/22 Here’s an activity in downtown St Pete where I saw all ages crushing it. I’m talking about Vertical Ventures, near Tropicana Field! Perfect for a cool summertime activity indoors.  If you’re unfamiliar, this is a huge climbing gym suited for the entire family, [...]

Vertical Ventures St Pete2022-05-30T21:13:26-04:00

Lake Vista Park – Wheelchair Accessible Swing

2022-05-17T21:00:17-04:00

New Wheelchair Accessible Swing at Lake Vista Park! Love it St. Petersburg Parks & Recreation! “This afternoon we celebrated the newly installed We-Go Swing at Lake Vista Park! The state-of-the-art swing, which is one of the first of its kind in Florida, provides opportunities for kids of all abilities to play together. The swing features [...]

Lake Vista Park – Wheelchair Accessible Swing2022-05-17T21:00:17-04:00

St Pete Park System is #1 in Florida

2022-05-15T09:34:47-04:00

St Pete Park System is #1 in Florida and #14 in United States Saint Petersburg has the #1 park system in Florida and 14th overall in the United States, per latest ParkScore® report! Here are pictures from a few of the ones I’ve covered so far. Saint Petersburg Nature Parks are Incredible You know I [...]

St Pete Park System is #1 in Florida2022-05-15T09:34:47-04:00

Ninja Academy of Martial Arts St Pete

2022-05-15T20:18:49-04:00

Ninja Academy of Martial Arts - Coach Jay! If you have kids or grandkids (ages 5+), here’s a suggestion for summer camp, after school and mixed martial arts training. I’m talking about the Ninja Academy of Martial Arts, run by Jason ‘Coach Jay’ Shoopak! Operated By A St Pete Native Coach Jay is a St [...]

Ninja Academy of Martial Arts St Pete2022-05-15T20:18:49-04:00

New Coffee Pot Swing and More

2022-05-14T20:49:13-04:00

New Coffee Pot Swing, Banyan Trees, Pier Playground The new swing near Coffee Pot, the huge Banyan trees in North Straub Park, expansive playground at the pier and the Hangar Restaurant & Flight Lounge. All located within 5 minutes of each other! We live by what I’m told is the third largest, preserved, waterfront park [...]

New Coffee Pot Swing and More2022-05-14T20:49:13-04:00

Noble Crust St Pete for brunch, lunch & dinner

2022-05-14T18:48:13-04:00

Noble Crust Italian Restaurant - $5 Craft Cocktails on Mondays Who knows Noble Crust St Pete...on 4th Street? Do you have a go-to appetizer or entree? Even more importantly, did you know every Monday they serve $5 Craft Cocktails all evening, starting at 4pm!?! Yes, the Tesla news I posted earlier was big and the [...]

Noble Crust St Pete for brunch, lunch & dinner2022-05-14T18:48:13-04:00

What To Do in Tampa After Riding Cross-Bay Ferry

2022-05-14T10:52:18-04:00

What To Do in Tampa After Riding Cross-Bay Ferry Cross Bay Ferry, post two! Tips and what to do in Tampa after riding the Cross-Bay Ferry (in walking distance). First, thanks for following along as we explore our incredible area. We appreciate you! #LiveWhereYouVacation Walking along Tampa's Riverwalk This post focuses on a 15-minute eastern [...]

What To Do in Tampa After Riding Cross-Bay Ferry2022-05-14T10:52:18-04:00

Cross-Bay Ferry Between St Pete and Tampa

2022-05-14T10:18:35-04:00

Cross-Bay Ferry Between St Pete and Tampa Who is familiar with the Cross-Bay Ferry between Downtown St Pete and Tampa? It exceeded our expectations, and we’ll definitely return. You’ll find some general thoughts on our day trip below! My next post will provide tips and things to do in Tampa, all walkable from the ferry [...]

Cross-Bay Ferry Between St Pete and Tampa2022-05-14T10:18:35-04:00
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