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Tavern owners to open ice cream shop nearby

By TIMES STAFF
Published May 2, 2007


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ST. PETERSBURG

The proprietors of the Old Northeast Tavern are expanding with a new storefront nearby that they will operate as an ice cream shop. Neighborhood Scoop will open in June at 718 Second St. N, around the corner from the year-old neighborhood pub. The new store will offer smoothies, protein shakes and homemade ice cream, as well as coffee drinks. The Tavern is also hosting an anniversary party Saturday to commemorate its first year.

ST. PETERSBURG

Leadership class to renovate center

Leadership St. Pete's Class of 2007 will undertake its group project Saturday at Mt. Zion Human Services by rehabbing the Children's Center at 950 20th St. S. The 36 class members will renovate classrooms, a conference room, art facilities, a computer lab and an outdoor learning area. The class started planning the project in February and also has raised more than $40, 000 in cash and additional in-kind contributions. Leadership St. Pete is a St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce program to engage business people in the understanding and growing of the community. For more information or to contribute, call 893-8602.

ST. PETERSBURG

Web site highlights green design issues

Developer Grady Pridgen has launched a new Web site that highlights environmental issues, such as green design, transportation, workforce housing, and green living and lifestyle, along with his projects and investments. The site offers a newsletter and a glossary of environmental terms. Visit gradypridgen.com.

[Last modified May 1, 2007, 19:52:25]


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