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Packed with office high rises, including the tallest in town, One Progress Plaza, downtown St. Petersburg is home to the Tampa Bay Times, The Mahaffey Theater complex and the Morean Arts Center. There are also dozens of art galleries, and the renowned Haslam's Bookstore.
Other popular attractions include the Museum of Fine Arts, the Salvador Dali Museum, the Florida International Museum and the St. Petersburg Museum of History.
The University of South Florida St. Petersburg and a downtown branch of St. Petersburg College are also a part of this lively scene. The waterfront Straub Park offers options walking, biking, and picnicking. Most restaurants and bars are located along Central Avenue or Beach Drive.
At the western edge of downtown is Tropicana Field, home base for Major League Baseball's Tampa Bay Rays.
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400 Beach Dr NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Relaxed Coastal Cuisine on Beach Drive, Executive Chef Ana Davis sources a local, fresh, seafood and steak menu, business casual on waterfront park setting
421 4th Ave N, St Petersburg, FL 33701
Located right near the heart of scenic Downtown St Petersburg, the Hollander Boutique Hotel is just a short distance from St Petersburg attractions.
655 2nd Ave S, St Petersburg, FL 33701
Rococo Steak is a modern departure from the traditional steakhouse. The chic, urban steakhouse offers a larger selection of small steaks, including unique grass-fed options, more playful appetizers and craveable side dishes.