DUNEDIN — City officials drove home an amended ordinance designed to provide golf carts better access to more parts of the community, especially to downtown through major roadway crossings, but limited vehicle access into Highlander Park.
A tradition stretching back 136 years to the 1880s, when citrus was king in Dunedin, is being revitalized by the former boxcar’s new proprietor, Elana Kapetaneas. She is bringing the flavors and aroma of citrus back to the antique railroad car, adjacent to the Dunedin Historical Society Museum, with her business scheduled to open on the Pinellas Trail in mid-August called Lane’s Lemonade.
DUNEDIN — Those who crave authentic dishes from the Louisiana Gulf Coast, such as Cajun poutine, andouille sausage, crawfish etouffee, flavorful jambalaya or spicy gumbo, don’t have to venture far from downtown.
DUNEDIN — The Dunedin Blue Jays’ 2019 Charity Bowling Tournament on July 13 helped raise $10,500 for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Tampa Bay.
DUNEDIN — For decades, the city of Dunedin’s Parks & Recreation Department oversaw the Dunedin Concert Band. The informally organized band was founded in 1981, but never existed as a legal entity of its own. This all changed in 2014, when Stephen P. Brown, previously director of the Clea…
Construction on one of the largest commercial development projects ever to take place along Main Street in downtown Dunedin, The Courtyard on Main, is scheduled to begin in August. Construction is designed to take place in two phases, with the opening of the building planned for the fall of 2021.
DUNEDIN — Mayor Julie Ward Bujalski believes that the county’s transportation infrastructure needs to be improved to keep up with the increase in tourists coming to the area.
DUNEDIN — Revised plans for a new City Hall and municipal services complex, with a shorter parking garage and potential room for a privately owned cinema bistro restaurant, were further tweaked at the June 20 City Commission meeting.
During the 1880s through the early 1900s in Dunedin, many wealthy and prominent families lived on a ruddy unpaved dirt road by the water’s edge of St. Josephs Sound known as Victoria Drive. Many locals were acquainted with the Joneses, Skinners, Somervilles, Hannas and the McMasters, who are…
DUNEDIN — This city is doing better than the county and state in most categories when it comes to providing good affordable housing, but it must prepare to provide shelter for its growing population of senior citizens in the next several years, a study says.
DUNEDIN — A tasty era of the Scone Age has arrived in downtown Dunedin, in the form of a bakery café on Skinner Boulevard adjacent to the Pinellas Trail.
DUNEDIN — The 10th annual Dunedin Orange Festival, a benefit for the Dunedin Historical Museum and the Dunedin Chamber Cultural & Educational Foundation, will be held Saturday, July 13, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Edgewater Park next to the downtown marina.
After smoothly sailing through its one-year pilot program, Dunedin city commissioners approved a three-year extension with Clearwater Ferry Services to operate waterborne transportation between the city marina and Clearwater Beach. City officials visualize the ferry providing alternative transportation to city events, or someday offering trips to Caladesi Island.
DUNEDIN — From looking at her dazzling smile, and knowing about her athletic conquests, one would never guess Wendy Collins Hoogsteden was one of the estimated 780,000 people in the U.S. who suffered from the excruciating painful effects of Crohn’s Disease or was one of the 907,000 who was a…
DUNEDIN — Downtown Dunedin now boasts its own version of Willie Wonka’s Chocolate Factory, aptly named Dipped & Sprinkled Chocolate Café, featuring distinctively created sweet treats handcrafted from Belgian chocolates, at 350 Main St. and the Pinellas Trail.
DUNEDIN — Residents and commissioners drove home a few concerns and identified some bumps in the road when discussing the transformation of Skinner Boulevard, from Bass Boulevard to Alt. U.S. 19 at a recent City Commission meeting.
DUNEDIN — Concerns over the potential for uncontrolled growth that could ruin this city’s quaint charms were among major issues of concern for Dunedin residents that participated in a recent survey conducted for the city by RDS Research Data.
DUNEDIN — After several hours of wrestling with design concepts, city commissioners agreed that a new 37,445-square-foot City Hall-Municipal Services Complex and Technical Services Building should be built on the east side of city-owned property bounded by Milwaukee Avenue, Virginia Street, …
DUNEDIN — Sometime during next spring break, visitors to downtown Dunedin may be surprised to see a driverless mini-bus ambling along Main Street.
DUNEDIN — City officials are frustrated over some “one-sided” media reports stemming from foreclosure action taken against a property owner who has accrued almost $30,000 in unpaid code-enforcement fines.
It felt like winning the World Series for city officials and the Toronto Blue Jays as they broke ground on an extensive modernization project for Dunedin Stadium and put plans into motion to transform the Vanech Sports Complex into a state-of-the-art baseball training center.
DUNEDIN — City officials are looking to place additional licensing requirements on vacation rentals while making property owners provide local oversight.
CLEARWATER — Some of the 13-member Forward Pinellas Board expressed concerns April 10 about design elements included in a complete streets project in the city of Dunedin.
DUNEDIN — After enjoying 30 years as a successful attorney handling health care law, and addressing senior citizen, women’s and employment issues in New Jersey, Theo Tamborlane decided to relocate to Dunedin to reflect all the images she had seen and emotion she felt on canvas.
The 53rd Dunedin Highland Games and Festival was held April 6 at Highlander Park in Dunedin, featuring athletic events, music, food and entertainment. The city's Pipe Band parade was held along Main Street April 5.
Cloaks, kilts and tartans will be on full display as the Dunedin Scottish Arts Foundation presents the 53rd annual Dunedin Highland Games & Festival on Saturday, April 6, at the Dunedin Community Center.
DUNEDIN — The next time you drive north on Edgewater Drive toward Dunedin’s downtown district, glance out across the waters of Old Clearwater Bay at the picturesque Florida scenery.
DUNEDIN — While actual transformation of Skinner Boulevard is four to five years away, city commissioners weighed in on how they would tweak roadway redesign to make it even more user friendly.
DUNEDIN — Sometimes the one thing that everyone says is impossible suddenly becomes possible, and Dunedin gets a golf cart crossing at Skinner and Bass boulevards.
DUNEDIN — In what seems to many as three decades that have flown by, Dunedin’s downtown has been transformed into a showpiece and model for other cities to try to copy, an economic engine for the city and Tampa Bay tourist attraction.
DUNEDIN — For the past dozen years, House of Mercy and Encouragement, tucked away behind a shopping center at 2030 Main St., west of Belcher Road on King Arthur Court, has helped children, teens, parents, couples and grandparents cope with the emotional pain, pressures, anxieties, strains an…
DUNEDIN — After listening to mixed views for hours on short-term rentals, city commissioners say they want to continue prohibiting them in residential zoning districts.
DUNEDIN — City commissioners are now on a fast track to select a location on which to build a newly designed city hall, municipal services complex and parking garage.
On Fat Tuesday, as many as 34,000 people are expected to take part in one of the largest Mardi Gras celebrations in the Southeast. The Downtown Dunedin Merchants Association will present the 28 annual Dunedin Mardi Gras Parade and Festival on Tuesday, March 5, from 4 to 10 p.m.
DUNEDIN — The Screaming Orphans, a Pop/Celtic Rock band from County Donegal, Ireland, will perform Thursday, Feb. 7 at the Scottish American Society Hall, 917 Louden Ave.
DUNEDIN — Imagine Skinner Boulevard from Alt. U.S. 19 to Bass Boulevard as a two-lane roadway – one lane in each direction – with landscaped medians, raised pedestrian crossings, curb outs and roundabouts at Douglas Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
DUNEDIN — In his quest to find the perfect location to live his dream of operating an independent bookshop, Boe Rushing has lived a tale of two cities, tenaciously enduring several moves, and weathering the e-book reader fad, just to keep his Back In The Day Books story alive.
DUNEDIN — City commissioners are joining a movement to encourage the federal government to restore funding for a program established in 1964 to create parks and open spaces, protect wetlands and refuges and support other conservation opportunities.
A residential parking permit program has been adopted on three streets adjacent to The Fenway, and now the hotelier has 90 days to come up with a parking solution that addresses their needs and the issues of neighborhood residents. During the hearing on the parking problem Jan. 24, City Commissioner Heather Gracy summed up the multi-faceted issue by stating “we don’t do parking very well.”
DUNEDIN — Inquiring minds on the City Commission want to know why at site plan review developers of the Fenway Hotel assured the city it could handle all parking on site, but now some of its patrons park on side streets.
DUNEDIN – The public is invited to the city’s vacation/short-term rentals listening session Wednesday, Jan. 30, 6 to 8 p.m., at the Hale Center, 330 Douglas Ave.