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The Protectors of the Bridge

On Armistice Day in 1927, nearly 25,000 people attended the dedication ceremony of the newly constructed Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Causeway and Bridge in downtown Clearwater. To honor the memories of the 38 men who never returned home after World...

History

Remembering the Kapok Tree Inn

Clearwater is famous for many things. Pristine beaches, delicious seafood and a bustling economy make this an exciting place to live and visit. Fifty years ago, however, Clearwater was notorious for a giant tree and a heaping plate of sugary...

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Delightfully Tacky

Photo courtesy of Ed Droste Were you to meet him, you’d agree: Ed Droste is a nice guy. He’s affable, quick with a laugh and has a wry sense of humor that is often directed at himself. Ed and his...

History

A Haunting Memory

Photo Credit: Kelly S. Kelly Clearwater is a thriving city. The evidence of progress can be seen on every corner and the roads fill with the congestion of beachgoers and snowbirds who seek out our more moderate winter weather. As...

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Eat Lunch for a Cause

Students in St Pete College ceramics class have been throwing clay and their teachers are thrilled! For the fourth year in a row, local artists, St. Pete College and Highwater Clay have teamed up to put their ceramics skills to...