PHOTOS: Flamingo Resort St. Pete’s farewell party

By : Ryan Williams-Jent
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ST. PETERSBURG | Flamingo Resort held its final Sunday Tea Dance July 28, a poolside farewell after serving Tampa Bay’s LGBTQ community for more than 10 years.

Flamingo General Manager Jon Jusino confirmed the resort’s imminent closure July 22. Speculation began July 20 after Bay Area Auction Services Inc. advertised an “everything goes” sale on resort property scheduled for Aug. 6. 

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Flamingo Resort St. Pete announces imminent closure

By : Ryan Williams-Jent
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ST. PETERSBURG | The Flamingo Resort will close at its current location July 31 after serving Tampa Bay’s LGBTQ community for more than 10 years.

Speculation about Flamingo’s closure began July 20, when full service auction company Bay Area Auction Services Inc. posted a yard sign on resort property. It advertised an “absolute auction, everything goes” sale for Aug. 6 and was removed after attracting attention on social media.

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