Saint Pete Local Secret- Pure Sea Salt

  St. Pete is a treasure trove of little gems known only to the locals. We are setting out to reveal some of these little secrets for those uninitiated with “the Burg”. From quaint glass stores, to craft beers, handmade soaps to our latest find; Sea Salt! Surrounded by oceans, it’s no wonder that Maureen (Mo) Cacioppo, 35, has made a hobby of crafting homemade sea salt into a full time, thriving operation. Currently she has more than 16 flavors and has made a resolution to put out a new flavor each month. Our favorites so far are maple bacon,...

WORD OF THE WEEK- ESCROW

WORD OF THE WEEK- ESCROW If you’ve ever heard a discussion on real estate, chances are the word “Escrow” has been thrown around. Perhaps you have a vague understanding that it has to do with holding money, but we will break it down for you here. There are two different meaning for the word “escrow” depending on what part of the country you are in. The overall definition is: “To place money or legal documents in the control of a third party until specific conditions are met”.  In the Western US, when someone says they are “in escrow”, they are...