Dunedin Parks & Recreation presented Hometown USA on July 3 at TD Ballpark. The event featured a live band, an outdoor movie on the big screen, and a fireworks show.
Maybe it’s the price of success, but some downtown merchants, restaurateurs and others are at odds over issues such as code compliance, outdoor dining and parking.
DUNEDIN — City commissioners have approved a final amendment to the much-discussed development agreement for the high-profile Gateway project, proposed for a site at Main Street, Milwaukee Avenue and Skinner Boulevard.
DUNEDIN — In a time when record sales have dropped dramatically over the past 20 years, record stores are becoming almost as rare as a California condor.
DUNEDIN — The city’s preliminary transition plan to assume control over operations of the Dunedin Golf Club is in full swing, with staff planning to manage the 95-year-old asset starting in June 2023.
DUNEDIN — City commissioners on June 9 adopted an amendment to an agreement pertaining to the proposed Gateway mixed-used project at Main Street, Milwaukee Avenue and Skinner Boulevard.
DUNEDIN — The daughter of a representative of an estate wants city commissioners to redirect the late philanthropist’s $500,000 donation to the city that was slated for park improvements. She asked commissioners May 31 that the money be used for an endowment fund for the Scottish arts.
Celebrating America’s Independence is something the city of Dunedin takes pride in. The Dunedin Parks & Recreation Department will continue its tradition on Sunday, July 3, with its Hometown USA event at TD Ballpark.
DUNEDIN — City Commissioner John Tornga asked commissioners May 19 to consider cutting the property tax rate because of inflation and other issues that are causing city residents financial woes.
DUNEDIN — This summer, the Dunedin Fine Art Center seems to have been inspired by a song from The Who’s 1969 “Tommy,” borrowing from the refrain for its theme of “See Me, Feel Me, Touch Me.” The theme signals a special multi-media experience, bristling with powerful and provocative works of art.
DUNEDIN — City officials take pride in the accomplishments stemming from the downtown community redevelopment district, but they recognize some challenges lie ahead.
DUNEDIN — With support from the city, the mayor, and the City Commission, the Dunedin Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for the city’s inaugural Pride Week celebration.
DUNEDIN — An artist was stuck suspended in the air the afternoon of May 27 when the motorized pulley system he uses to get up and down a Dunedin water tower failed.
Caladesi Island State Park has the second-best beach in the country, according to coastal expert Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, aka "Dr. Beach."
DUNEDIN — Talk of establishing a performing arts theater in the community took center stage during a City Commission discussion May 17 involving representatives of the Arts and Culture Advisory Committee.
DUNEDIN — Hopes are that construction will start on the proposed $30 million Gateway development project on the east end of downtown in the fall.
DUNEDIN — There is a new creamery in downtown Dunedin that offers sweet frozen treats with an unusual twist: All of its products are dairy-free and vegan.
In April 2021, Dunedin Fine Art Center communications director Ken Hannon tried to post something to the center’s Facebook page: images and award announcements from its Student and Member exhibitions. One of the award-winning pieces was a photograph containing nudity.
DUNEDIN — City commissioners on May 5 approved a zoning change that will allow the Dunedin Brewery, 937 Douglas Ave., to renovate a 1,598 square-foot building at 935 Douglas Ave. to expand brewery operations. The building was formerly an auto repair shop.
DUNEDIN — For 60 years, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Conference at Our Lady of Lourdes Church has been providing food and other assistance to people in need.
DUNEDIN — Drivers traveling west toward Honeymoon Island are witnessing the emergence of a giant gopher tortoise in the sky. But it’s not a scene from a horror movie. St. Petersburg artist Tom Stovall is slowly bringing “Henry” to life on east side of the water tower near Curlew Road and Bay…
DUNEDIN — Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority’s Autonomous Vehicle, or AVA, is returning to Dunedin after a successful six-week pilot on Clearwater Beach.
“I thought it was a great way to brighten things up during the gloomy days of COVID,” said Cindy Abell, the founder of the Chandeliers of Dunedin Facebook page. The 69-year-old retiree and artist said she’s been surprised by the sudden spark in interest in her efforts. Her Facebook page has nearly 5,000 members, her free Q&As regularly pack local establishments, and she has an order for more than 20 jellyfish, at a $125 a pop, that grows daily.
DUNEDIN — Compatibility and balance came up frequently during a spirited zoning discussion April 21, leading city commissioners to give final approval to an ordinance creating the South Dunedin Character Overlay District.
The Jerry Lake property will be combined with the Gladys Douglas Preserve to provide nearly 125 acres of additional recreation and public space.
When Kristina Garcia saw she had a letter from the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office in her mailbox, she was immediately worried. “I thought, ‘Oh my gosh, I did something wrong,’” she said.
DUNEDIN — Heather Miniello, 35, was running a successful bed and breakfast in Dunedin, selling real estate and taking care of her 4-year-old daughter, when several drastic changes last year caused her to reexamine her life and what she truly wanted to do.
DUNEDIN — The sounds of bagpipes and drums will soon reverberate throughout the city as the 54th Highland Games and Festival returns to Dunedin for the first time in two years on April 1-2.
CLEARWATER — The Philadelphia Phillies finally kicked off the team’s 75th anniversary season of spring training in Clearwater when they hosted the Toronto Blue Jays in the 2022 Grapefruit League home opener at BayCare Ballpark on March 19.
DUNEDIN — Location, location, location. Hard to find a better place for a bicycle shop than being on the doorstep of the Pinellas Trail in downtown Dunedin.
Fueled by two-plus years of cabin fever caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, smash rooms, or anger rooms, have quickly become all the rage (pun unavoidable) in America.
DUNEDIN — For the last 18 years, the Gateway project, 4.3 acres of vacant space that the city bought in 2004 for $2.1 million to serve as downtown Main Street’s eastern anchor, has been a test of endurance and frustration for various city commissions and a handful of developers.
The crack of the bat ringing through BayCare Ballpark in Clearwater on Monday, March 13, was music to the ears of everyone in the stadium, as the Philadelphia Phillies got back to work on the 2022 spring training season following the end of the 99-day Major League Baseball lockout.
DUNEDIN — Pardon our dust, says House of Beer Manager Rick Clemo, as its operations have expanded in recent years while tantalizing taste buds.
Like her name, Storm Ritter is a force of energy, leaping enthusiastically from art project to art project, ever seeking new ways to express herself.