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St Petersburg's Fun Facts

St.Petersburg is gaining more and more traction as one of the most popular mid-sized cities in the U.S. From corporate relocations and multi-family development to arts to craft beers and trendy dining. Here are some April articles/posts singing the Burg’s accolades.

To begin, here are 50 cool facts you probably didn’t know about St. Petersburg…
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St Petersburg is a Hip DestinationSt. Pete gaining global fame as a hip destination.  According to a British newspaper, “Miami now has a rival for the finer things.”  St. Petersburg, Fla. — not Russia — made The New York Times list of 52 destinations in the world to see in 2014, ranking the city among exotic and famed urban centers such as Dubai and Athens.  “The Sunshine City” has reinvented its reputation.

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St. Petersburg HipstersHipsters take over St. Petersburg ~The Globe & Mail. In the past few years, though, the arts scene in St. Petersburg has become rather hip, and there is a proliferation of new art happenings and events that are helping redefine the city – and bringing in a fun, young vibe. In St. Petersburg’s old industrial area, artists and craftspeople have set up work spaces, and consequently the area has been relabelled the Warehouse Arts District. Because looking at art is thirsty work, you’ll be glad to know that the craft beer scene in St. Petersburg is growing.

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St Petersburg Will Have 2 Downtown Grocery StoresA downtown capable of hosting two full-blown grocery stores is ample proof that St. Petersburg’s urban core has hit a critical mass in the eyes of a supermarket industry that thinks long and hard before opening new stores.

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