Posts under Tag: St. Pete
Beer Breakfast 2013 is This Saturday in Downtown St. Pete

Have you experienced our tradition of Revelry~Fellowship~Sanctuary known as Beer Breakfast? Hard to believe the event that started as a lark with four people in 2002 has grown to an event attended by over 250 people last year. Please help us spread the word about “Beer Breakfast 2013” by inviting your friends and clicking “like” on Facebook: http://BeerBreakfast.com http://www.facebook.com/BeerBreakfast Our […]

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The ‘Little Red Hen’ Shall Define the 2012 Election

My wife, Tanya, and I were talking this weekend about the upcoming Republican National Convention happening this week in our hometown, The Tampa / St. Petersburg area, and who will win in November. Tanya’s opinion is that the outcome of the election will be determined by where voters stand on the parable of the ‘Little Red Hen’. What? I was […]

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Did I Wake Up in East Berlin?

Driving to my office in Downtown St. Petersburg, FL has me passing by Tropicana Field where the Rays play baseball and opening ceremonies for the RNC will be held Sunday night. The barricades normally used to create the Grand Prix track on our bucolic city streets have been moved into place around the stadium and around the Police Station and […]

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MLB Playoffs: My Annual Team Payroll Analysis

With Fall in the air and my hometown Tampa Bay Rays in the playoffs for the 3rd out of 4 years my thoughts turn to…. my 4th annual playoff payroll analysis. Maybe I have a screw loose (my wife will attest to this), but I think it is amazing to compare and contrast how well a team does on the […]

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Beer Breakfast 2011 is this Saturday… Madness or Genius?

A few years back my brother, Jared Repka, moved from Clearwater Beach to the big city… actually, the Old Northeast Section of St. Petersburg, FL. Early one Saturday morning in 2002 he was running errands along Central Avenue in Downtown St. Pete when something stopped him cold… where there were people actually sitting  at a bar at 8am drinking beer? […]

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We remember Jesse F. Baird… May He Rest in Peace

This past week my wife lost her beloved father, Jesse F. Baird, after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He was 87 and lived a wonderful life surrounded until his last days by people he loved and that loved him very much. For those who have asked: services will be held at 12:45pm Thursday, at Bay Pines National Cemetery. Visit […]

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Dale Chihuly’s version of Never-Never Land Opens in St. Petersburg

By: Jon Reno La Budde This collection is the RenoWebdesigns of St. Pete’s already fine and numerous galleries and museums. Many of us, including myself, had pre-conceived notions of what blown glass artwork would look like. I say hold on to that thought, and then go for a tour of the gallery. The pleasant shock & amazement will carry you […]

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