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Nearby is the historic Tramor Cafeteria building, now part of the Tampa Bay Times. Most of the dining and nightlife can be found downtown on or near Central Avenue or Beach Drive along the waterfront. The active nightlife scene is credited to recent demographic and regulatory changes.

By that time, however, the population had leveled off, and has grown by only 10,000 since then.

The downtown perimeter includes several parks, most of which are waterfront or lakefront.

Straub Park is nearly a half mile long, boasts a waterfront location, and is home of the St. It fronts Vinoy Park, which holds music festivals, including the Warped Tour.

The Mahaffey Theater complex, the Morean Arts Center, dozens of other art galleries, Haslam's Bookstore, The Coliseum, Palladium Theatre, and Jannus Live are among the galleries and cultural venues featured downtown.

Several prominent museums are located in the perimeter.

Petersburg–Clearwater Metropolitan Statistical Area, the second-largest in Florida with a population of around 2.8 million. The city's first major industry was born in 1899 when Henry W.

As a part of a coin toss bet, the winner, Peter Demens, named the land after Saint Petersburg, Russia, while Williams opted to name the first hotel built which was named the Detroit Hotel, both named after their home towns respectively. Hibbs (1862–1942), a native of Newport, North Carolina, established his wholesale fish business at the end of the railroad pier, which extended out to the shipping channel.

Shortly after near the end of the Great Depression, the city recovered due to the help of the Public Works Administration with a $10 million investment plan which helped build the St. By the 1940s the city received a large population growth due to World War II. The development of transportation was important with the increase of tourists, more automobiles were used in the city and subsequently the public street cars were removed.