Black Crow Coffee

The Black Crow Coffee shop is one of my favorite places in town, and more conveniently, in my neighborhood. Opened in 2015, it started in a small strip center at Seventh Avenue and Second Street North in the Old  Northeast neighborhood. Their customer base quickly grew, and within a year, they took over the space […]

Rent vs Own? The Time to Buy is NOW!

Wondering if you should buy vs rent your next home? ATTOM Data Solutions, which manages the nation’s largest property database, released its 2017 Affordability Report, which shows that buying a home is more affordable than renting in 66% of U.S. housing markets. The report found that making monthly payments on a median-priced home, including mortgage, […]

Old NE/Snell Isle

The Old Northeast and Snell Isle neighborhoods feature some of the oldest homes in Pinellas County. Organized in the 1920’s by Perry Snell and John Hamlett, these neighborhoods are close to downtown St. Petersburg and are centered around public parks. The architecture of the oldest homes (1900-1940’s) are vernacular in architecture, with elements of Victorian, […]