One Liners Pinellas: Speer YMCA, Fenway Hotel and more

⊲ Juno and the Peacock is set to take the place of 400 Beach, a longtime staple of Beach Drive, in downtown St. Pete, following a comprehensive makeover to the space, and Drew Dimitrovski will serve as executive chef for the new concept. (Rendering above)

⊲ Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco Counties opened its new office space at 7237 Little Road, New Port Richey. 

COGNAC, at 201 2nd Avenue North, in St. Petersburg.

⊲ Christophe Guillot and Philippe Challeau, owners and operators of Bacchus Wine Bistro, will debut a new Parisian bistro and bar called COGNAC, at 201 2nd Avenue North, in St. Petersburg. 

⊲ Pour and Decor, a coffee and home decor shop, opened at 2210 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg. 

⊲ Legacy Protection Lawyers, a St. Petersburg law firm specializing in estate planning and litigation services, added Erica K. Smith Roodhouse and Clare McQueen, growing the boutique firm’s attorneys to six.

⊲ Samurai Cat, a new Japanese bakery and cafe concept, opened at 407 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, the former home of Beans & Barlour cafe and dessert shop. 

⊲ PSCU/Co-op Solutions, a St. Petersburg-based premier payments credit union service organization (CUSO) and an integrated financial technology solutions provider, has announced the launch of its new digital lending suite, Origination Solutions, in partnership with Amount. 

Lake House, an 11-story upscale condo building, at 200 Mirror Lake Drive North.

⊲ Raymond H. Neri Park, at 4303 46th Ave. N., in unincorporated Lealman, will receive a $10.2 million facelift as part of ongoing efforts to transform a historically underserved area into a thriving community.

⊲ The St. Petersburg Development Review Commission officials approved Skyward Living’s plans to build Lake House, an 11-story upscale condo building, at 200 Mirror Lake Drive North.

⊲ Grant Hart was promoted to director of sales at the Fenway Hotel, in Dunedin. 

⊲ MEB Management Services, a Phoenix-based multifamily management company servicing the Southwest, and Weller Management, a third-party property management and consulting company based in St Petersburg, serving the Southeast, merged to become Bryten Real Estate Partners creating a nationally recognized management company. 

⊲ The American Nurses Credentialing Center named St. Petersburg’s Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital a Magnet-designated facility for the second time. 

Bosphorous, at 1246 Central Avenue, in St. Petersburg.

⊲ PSCU/Co-op Solutions, a St. Petersburg-based payments credit union service organization and an integrated financial technology solutions provider, added Amazon One to its suite of digital wallet integrations for client card issuers. 

⊲ Bosphorous, an authentic Turkish restaurant, plans to take over a portion of the ground floor of the former Furnish Me Vintage building, across the street from Hawkers Asian Street Food, at 1246 Central Avenue, in St. Petersburg. 

⊲ Clearwater-based Flagship Bank named David Key to serve as the new chief executive officer and president.

⊲ Speer YMCA opened its Publix Sportsplex track and field facility, at 501 62nd Ave. NE, in St. Petersburg.

⊲ The owners of Lolita’s Wine Market will debut a new concept – Chef’s Table by Lolita’s – at 16 18th Street South, St. Petersburg. 

⊲ Clearwater-based cybersecurity firm KnowBe4 is acquiring Egress, a data privacy and compliance company based in the United Kingdom (financials not disclosed). 

⊲ Julius Nasso, founder of The Big City Group and Big City Hospitality, has announced plans for the new concept, San Valentino Italian Market, which will debut later this year, at 2063 1st Avenue South, in St. Petersburg. 

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