This past weekend, the new owners of the historic Kellogg mansion in Dunedin arrived at the home with their four children to enjoy the sunset. It was their first visit to the 1925 home since closing on it in mid-June. Their joyous moment turned to dismay, however, when they learned the house had been stripped of historical artifacts the city had been working for months to preserve, officials said June 29.
DUNEDIN — Citrus Styles owner Jennifer Dorr says the decision to open her upscale women’s clothing store downtown may best be described as “entrepreneurial karma.”
DUNEDIN — The beloved 9,995-square-foot Kellogg mansion at 129 Buena Vista Drive S. will be demolished soon, but efforts are underway to prevent it from being lost to history.
OLDSMAR — When Oldsmar’s Ordinance Review Committee conducted a review of city code with the purpose of streamlining language and bringing items up to date, it recommended giving pay raises to the five city council members, including the mayor, something that hadn’t been done since 2006.
DUNEDIN — The orange barriers that the city has been using to allow for more outdoor dining along Main Street and other areas will be removed effective July 15.
Recently in Dunedin there has been a lot of discussion regarding saving historic homes and structures that have historical relevance and/or architectural significance and what brings charm and individuality that our residents and visitors admire about our community.
DUNEDIN — City Commissioner Moe Freaney respects longtime Local Planning Agency member Dan Massaro so much she called the architect for his opinion on design issues involving the new city hall project.
DUNEDIN — The Toronto Blue Jays bid farewell to TD Ballpark on May 24 as the team dropped a 14-8, 11-inning decision to the visiting Tampa Bay Rays.
DUNEDIN — Call it growing pains. A group of volunteers are learning how to run the Faith Garden at the First Presbyterian Church to help provide food for the community.
DUNEDIN — After countless discussions over nearly two decades, city officials expect to see a development project take shape that they call the catalyst for the east end of town.
TARPON SPRINGS — Soon after the coronavirus crisis began to overwhelm the country in March 2020, Tarpon Springs officials started to come up with ways to help business owners cope with the pandemic.
DUNEDIN — City officials already have a good idea of what memorabilia they are going to put in a time capsule that will be part of their new City Hall.
City Manager Jennifer Bramley called the celebration May 13 for the city’s acquisition of the Gladys Douglas-Hackworth property a “big day for all of us — the birds, the bees and the flowers and the trees.”
DUNEDIN — As plans for the mixed-use Gateway development project make their way through the city's review process, some officials are eager for construction to begin.
DUNEDIN — City commissioners support a plan for a demonstration of an autonomous vehicle in Dunedin. A question raised is, who gets be the first to go for a ride?
LARGO — After listening to objections from the neighbors, Pinellas County Commissioners approved only one of two requests that would allow development on 21.5 acres in Palm Harbor.
PALM HARBOR — Like many events returning to the schedule this year, the 2021 Valspar Championship would be considered a success just because it was being played following a coronavirus-induced hiatus.
LARGO — Pinellas County commissioners listened to updates during an April 22 work session about what has been going on in unincorporated areas since employees had been assigned to oversee their needs.
LARGO — Five special districts made their fiscal year 2021-22 budget presentations to Pinellas County commissioners during an April 22 budget information session.
OLDSMAR — The Oldsmar Town Center project has undergone so many incarnations and iterations over the past decade-plus that, at this point, it feels like the only thing that’s been running longer is “60 Minutes.”
PALM HARBOR — To say everyone associated with the Valspar Championship was disappointed when the PGA Tour event was canceled in 2020 due to the coronavirus would be a massive understatement.
DUNEDIN — I am a baseball stadium nut. Some people enjoy coins and stamps as hobbies. Others prefer baking and gardening. Me? I go to Major League Baseball stadiums.
Typically when spring training ends, Major League Baseball players pack up their bats and gloves and head north for the start of the regular season and the highly anticipated Opening Day. But this being 2021, which so far has been a slightly less crazy version of 2020, traditions are out the window.
Local traffic planners fear that proposed legislation intending to make lighted crosswalks safer for pedestrians will have the exact opposite effect.
Bunnies are nice and all, but, hey, this is Florida, so we've got to mix in a gator or two. About a hundred children and parents got a bit of both April 3 when they visited the Suncoast Primate Sanctuary in Palm Harbor for an Easter egg hunt event that also included gator shows.
DUNEDIN — Some city commissioners March 31 framed their reason for voting to award a $20 million bid for the construction of a new city hall and parking lot in two words: "It's time."
PALM HARBOR — During a visit to Palm Harbor University High School on March 31, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced a proposal to provide $1,000 bonuses to public school principals and full-time classroom teachers.
TARPON SPRINGS — There’s little doubt most Tarpon Springs residents, business owners and civic leaders want the city to resume hosting special events following a yearlong hiatus due to the coronavirus.
Dunedin has many things it is famous for such as our many craft breweries, the alligator tank, the pram, Honeymoon Island and our exciting and busy downtown and Pinellas Trail. But few people know that we had a world-famous manufacturing company in Dunedin known as the Anderson Band Saw Co.
Due to rain and conflicting events in February, the Dunedin Museum postponed History Comes Alive until next year at the end of February. However, on Saturday, April 24, starting at 11 a.m., the museum is still planning an event to get individuals to participate in the Dunedin National Treasu…