News & Public Affairs11/11/10 Jamie Kidder
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday Listen to this entire show:
The St. Petersburg City Council voted last August to demolish the Pier, the waterfront landmark that has defined the St. Pete skyline since 1973. A new group wants to put the fate of the pier in the hands of voters during next year's municipal elections. WMNF was there for the organization's first meeting as an official political action committee.
Tom Lambdon formed the Vote on the Pier political action committee to try to force a referendum on ...1 comments
02/03/10 Tom Baur
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday Listen to this entire show:
The Grand Dame of all municipal icons, the St. Petersburg Pier is crumbling and falling apart. Her spindly concrete pilings are rotten. And The upside-down pyramid leaks. The Miami architectural team hired to find solutions offered six plans from $38 to $90 million to repai...2 comments
06/10/08 SeÃ¡n Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday Listen to this entire show:
Today on the St. Petersburg Pier, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) held an eye-catching demonstration against the use of exotic animal skins. A nearly naked woman painted to look like a spotted yellow and black snake lay on the sidewalk. Her fully-clothed counterpart, Cassandra Curbelo, works with PETA’s International Grassroots Campaigns Department.
Fred Snook owns The Hideout, a shop in the Pier that sells products made from animal skins that was a target of the PETA...Be the first to comment