A New Website Is Coming. Please Read!

This website is going away! We are frantically working on a brand new site which will be officially launched in early March. There will be new features including a complete directory of all our businesses members as well available real estate listings, events and many...

Trim-The-Tree Winner

We had a total of 110 entries and most importantly, a lot of very happy small, local business owners. Thank you everyone who helped make our event a success! We really, really appreciate it! The Grand Prize Winner of twelve $25 gift certificates is: TERESA DURICKAS...

Shopapalooza Festival Returns!

More than150 local artists, crafters, small businesses, food trucks, and nonprofits kick off the holiday season during LocalShops1’s ninth annual extravaganza, featuring a mermaid-filled wine and beer garden, free kids entertainment, and tons of swag, raffles, and...

Meet your new Executive Director, David Foote

After a search both nationally and statewide, the Grand Central District Association (GCDA), a member of the Florida Main Street Program, would like to announce the hiring of David Foote as Executive Director. David is a North Kenwood resident in St. Petersburg, and...