Category Archives: St. Petersburg Attractions

Place A Wager At Derby Lane

Race to Derby Lane, St. Petersburg, FL

Derby Lane, St. Petersburg

It sits there silently as you drive past, on the edge of Tampa Bay. Except for a few fishing shacks, it was the first developed property on Gandy Boulevard, carved out of pines and palmettos, an outpost at the edge of St. Petersburg’s city limits. Derby Lane, Florida’s top greyhound racing facility, has been there since 1925. Continue reading

St. Petersburg College-Programs for all ages

St. Petersburg College

St Petersburg College
St Petersburg College

 For more than 85 years, St. Petersburg College (SPC) has impacted the lives of tens of thousands of people from every walk of life in the St. Petersburg-Clearwater area. If there’s one institution here that is genuinely beloved and that local residents are genuinely proud of, it’s St. Petersburg College. As a boy, I played bike tag on the campus, as a grown up, I’ve taken classes there just for fun. Continue reading