New LGBT “Safe Place” Stickers For St Pete

New LGBT “Safe Place” Stickers For St Pete 

Posted: 3:38 am Friday, June 16th, 2017

By Ann Kelly

The St Pete Police Department is handing out rainbow decals to local business that will designate them as “safe place” for the LGBT community. If someone feels harassed or threatened that decal would show them a safe place to go. You can request those decals directly from the SPPD.

You won’t be able to hit the USA Flea Market for bargains this weekend. The county says numerous code violations are the reason, and many of those complaints came from the vendors. Those vendors have two weeks to clear out and find another location.

The Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization voted to go ahead with the planned addition of more than 90 miles of toll lanes to the interstate system among other improvements at yesterday’s meeting. Tampa Bay Next will remain a part of the plan despite some opposition. Look for the Howard Frankland Bridge to also be rebuilt as part of that plan.

The city of St Pete is breaking ground for a new skate park near the Trop in Campbell Park. Funding for the almost 30,000 square foot park is coming from a recreational fund for this special type of project.