The Gulfport Fresh Market offers one free vendor space each week for community nonprofits. The market operates year round on Tuesdays.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Monday, March 18, 2013
The Fresh Market is open Tuesday as usual from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. in downtown Gulfport. The open-air market offers fresh fruit, vegetables, local honey, teas, seafood, fresh breads and more!
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Gulfport Police are reminding people to lock vehicles after three were burglarized in Gulfport this past weekend. That and more in "5 Things to Know Today."
Burglaries: The Gulfport Police Department is warning citizens about three vehicle burglaries that happened over the weekend. According to their Facebook post, all three cars were unlocked and had valuables in plain view. Officials are asking people to remove or conceal valuables and lock cars. Veterans Dance Benefit: Tickets are on sale now for the Veteran's Day Dance and Benefit on Sunday, November 11 with live band Steel Horse, at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom. The dance is the premier event for the "Heroes Weekend" and will help raise money for the Veterans Law Institute and Paws for Patriots program. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased now at the Gulfport Chamber of Commerce or The American Legion Post 125. For more information, …
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Check out "5 Things to Know Today, Tuesday, July 24!
Bayway Lane Closing Today: Orion will be closing the eastbound travel lanes on the Pinellas Bayway bascule bridge on July 24 and 25 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. for concrete delivery and placement, weather permitting. Who is your favorite?: There is a lot to celebrate about our town: great, family-friendly activities and great local businesses. But who do you think is the best? Click on "Vote For Your Favorites for Gulfport Patch's Readers' Choice" article and vote for your favorite spot to have breakfast, get a haircut, enjoy happy hour and go for a walk. 48 Hour Film Project: Local artists Jonathan Schork and Stone Handy participated in a film project that will be shown at Muvico Centro Ybor on Tuesday, beginning at 7pm. Purchase tickets for $12 …
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Here are "Five Things You Need to Know Today" for Gulfport as the city readies itself for Uncle Sam's birthday Wednesday.
Here are "Five Things You Need to Know" for Tuesday, July 3, 2012. 1. Weather: Per the National Weather Service, a warm, but pretty day in Gulfport for early July. After a low of 78 degrees overnight, the high today should top out at 91 under mostly sunny skies with a light breeze. Tonight the low should be 79. 2. Cheap gas: As of Monday evening, three gas stations in Gulfport boasted the lowest prices for gas. Liberty, at 5227 Gulfport Blvd., Sunoco, 5150 Gulfport Blvd., and Gulfport Super Gas at 2201 49th St. each had a gallon of gas for $3.05 per GasBuddy.com. 3. Fresh Market: Even though the holiday is a day away, it is not stopping the weekly Fresh Market. Stock up on your holiday goodies downtown while also checking out local crafts …
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
The economy’s downward spiral was a turning point for Jill Kalber. For her, a therapeutic hobby turned into a full time job.
Stroll along Beach Boulevard on a Tuesday morning and you'll likely pass by Jill Kalber's table and tent featuring one-of-a-kind scarves during the Gulfport Fresh Market. Behind the set up and vibrantly colored fabrics is a story of a woman who perfected a craft after falling victim to the ailing economy. Three years ago, Jill Kalber was laid off from the Tampa Bay Times. She played a vital management role in the company, overseeing a team of 16. The lay off was hard for Kalber, but she trekked on. Prior to her career at the newspaper, she worked on a cruise ship. With her time at sea, Kalber was able to travel the world. One destination from her travels still sticks out to Kalber. She was just outside of Russia when she purchased her …
Monday, May 21, 2012
Several Gulfport businesses and Fresh Market vendors are offering discounts on goods and services in honor of Older Americans Month. Seniors 50 and older are eligible.
This week only, local businesses and Fresh Market vendors are offering discounts of 10%, 50% and buy one get one free offers to seniors 50 and older. Between May 21 and May 25, seniors are encouraged to take advantage of the promotion. The Gulfport Area Chamber of Commerce teamed up with the Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center and local businesses in celebration of Older Americans Month in May. Deals & Discounts (Listed on the Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center website) Fresh Market Vendors (Listed on the Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center website) The following vendors at the Tuesday, May 22 Fresh Market will offer a 10% discount. For more information contact the Gulfport Area Chamber of Commerce at 727-344-3711 or the Gulfport Senior…
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Have your say about projects in the city at tonight's City Council meeting at 7 p.m. at Gulfport City Hall.
City Council Meeting: The Regular City Council meeting is tonight at 7 p.m. at Gulfport City Hall. If you can't make it to the meeting, check out the live-streaming video on the City of Gulfport's website. Also be sure to check out the agenda online. Sewer System Repair: The City Manager's proposed Capital Improvement Program Budget is on the agenda for tonight's meeting. One of the major projects is a proposed five-year inspection plan for the Sewer System. The propsal includes an annual allowance of $300,000 of Penny for Pinellas funds for this project. What do you think? More details are included in tonight's agenda packet. Come out to the meeting tonight or contact your leaders. Improving 49th Street: The proposed Capitol Improvement …
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market, Volunteers needed for Earthfest and more in "5 Things to Know Today."
Gulfport Fresh Market: Did you know the weekly market lures about 3,000 people to Gulfport each Tuesday? Be sure to stop by Beach Boulevard between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. for local art, unique decor, fresh produce and live entertainment! Learn more by "liking" the Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market on Facebook! Volunteers for Earthfest: Organizers are seeking volunteers for Earthfest 2012 on Sunday April 1 and April 15 from 12 - 2 p.m. EarthFest needs Creative Idea People to design and help others to create costumes, masks and puppets for the EarthFest 2012 WATER Walking Parade. And EarthFest needs Kids (of all ages) to join in the fun of helping to celebrate Earth Day by joining our Water Walking Parade at EarthFest 2012. For more information …
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Every Tuesday downtown Gulfport lures people and vendors from all over Tampa Bay. After six years of bringing quality, unique and fresh food, art and more, officials say they're setting records!
Stroll down Beach Boulevard on a Tuesday morning and you'll hear a bustling downtown. Not really the sound of cars, streetlights and anything else associated with a busy city. What you'll hear is live music, vendors and customers chatting, people visitng and people buying everything from fresh produce to home decor. The Gulfport Fresh Market celebrated six years of success in February and now officials say they're reached another milestone, more than 3,000 people are coming to the market each Tuesday. According to Daniel Hodge that's a record. The Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market is open year-round. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Tuesday. The Fresh Market is located in Gulfport’s historic Waterfront District on Beach Boulevard below 29th …