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Highest bidder will go home with a lot

By Times Staff Writer
Published November 14, 2007


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ST. PETERSBURG

After some success with auctioning townhomes this year, builder Bill Covington will try the best-bidder technique again for lots he's prepared for housing at 5900 Canton St. S this weekend. The 3-acre, 10-lot Canton Oaks development will host the event from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. both days with bidding starting at $60,000 on two of seven remaining lots, listed at $175,000. Covington said the highest bidder will also get a year's boat storage at nearby Nautico marina. For more information, visit bestbidderevent.com.

PINELLAS PARK

Even more women's fashions on the way

Paris Isabella Clothing Co., 4930 Park Blvd., will hold a grand opening at 4 p.m. Friday. Owner Mara Marozzelli offers women's fashion from Pink Polkadot, Nellie Hale Bob, Lily Pulitzer, Inner Child and others. Visit ParisIsabella.com or call 545-4900.

ST. PETERSBURG

Dance gear, pointe shoe fitter at shop

After seeing their daughter's dance gear needs unmet, Cari and Beat Meier decided to open their own store with On Pointe at 2113 Central Ave. In addition to a full line of dance shoes for ballet, jazz, hip-hop etc., the couple have a professional pointe shoe fitter. For more information, call 895-1111.

Clarification

An editing error in Sunday's newspaper left the impression that Advantage Choice Plus was a spinoff of Benefit Consultants of Florida. Advantage is a new company formed by two former employees of Benefit Consultants, but is a separate entity.

[Last modified November 13, 2007, 22:45:25]


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