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May 22, 2020 By Bill DeYoung https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBREoiWRZQ4 Bill DeYoung of the St Pete Catalyst talks with Kevin Chadwick, owner of the Floridian Social Club in St. Petersburg, Florida, May 21, 2020. Realtor and philanthropist Kevin Chadwick was Thursday’s guest on The Catalyst Sessions, and he talked about the former State Theatre, which he purchased two years ago and has been renovating ever since. Renamed the Floridian

RAY ROA APR 15, 2020 10 AM It’s hard to even think about the return of live music during life under a stay-at-home order, but downtown St. Petersburg’s State Theatre got a new name last Monday. The Floridian Social Club introduced itself to Tampa Bay on April 6 in the form of an online sizzle reel. The clip traces 687 Central Ave.’s history as a bank,

By Bill DeYoung Contrary to previous reports, St. Pete’s State Theatre will not rise again. Instead, the historic 1924 building on Central – refurbished, renovated, retro-fitted and re-dedicated – will be known as the Floridian Social Club. The Floridian, for short. That’s the news Monday morning from Kevin Chadwick, the real estate broker who bought the State in 2018, shortly after the previous

Formerly Known as the State Theatre, the Floridian Social Club sheds new life to Downtown Saint Pete’s 600 Block SAINT PETERSBURG, FL, April 6, 2020 — Landmark Theatre Group, LLC (dba. State Theatre), is pleased to announce the historic venue formerly known as the State Theatre is now the Floridian Social Club. When renovation is complete, the venue will have gone through a complete restoration of the

by Andrew Harlan The 600 Block icon is getting a makeover. For months, residents have eagerly watched progress on the historic State Theatre. The revitalized music and arts venue will be a fully activated spot for revelry, relaxation, cocktails and conversation. The shared vision of real estate broker Kevin Chadwick, and operating partner Brandon Huskins, and realized by the prolific Boyd Construction and Creative Arts,

ByBill DeYoung St. Petersburg’s newest performing arts venue will most likely debut this spring. It’s not new, exactly. The State Theatre closed in 2018, a concert hall beset by numerous problems, including fire code violations that significantly reduced its capacity, which severely undercut management’s ability to attract big-name acts. By then, the State had been in a state of physical (and financial) decline

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