PHOTOS: St Pete Pride celebrates 2019 Stonewall Reception

By : Ryan Williams-Jent
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ST. PETERSBURG | St Pete Pride held its annual Stonewall Reception at the Museum of Fine Arts June 20, another fabulous gathering during its loudest and proudest year yet.

The must-attend evening was hosted by Miguel Fuller, Holly O’Connor and Scotty “The Body” of Hot 101.5’s “Miguel & Holly Show.” It honored this year’s grand marshals, sponsors and featured “The Art of Fashion,” also welcoming Mayor Rick Kriseman for a special announcement.

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Stonewall Reception kicks off a week of Pride in St. Pete

By : Jeremy Williams
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St. Pete Pride officially got started with the Stonewall Reception at the Museum of Fine Art in St. Petersburg on June 22.

The event was a who’s who of Tampa Bay figures including St. Petersburg mayor Rick Kriseman, Largo commissioner Michael Smith, Florida House hopeful Jennifer Webb and former state Governor (and next Congressman?) Charlie Crist. 

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Charlie Crist makes late appearance Pride Stonewall Reception

By : Patrick O'Connor
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St. Petersburg – The crowd had started to thin toward the end of the annual Stonewall Reception, which honors St. Pete Pride’s major sponsors and supporters. But the lobby of the St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts filled up again quickly when gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist finally walked through the door at nearly 8 p.m. Shortly thereafter, he was on the stage, addressing the crowd.

“I have to give credit to how quickly this whole movement has progressed lately to our great president Barack Obama,” Crist said in his short speech. His aides explained his plane had landed late, which is why he barely made it to the museum before the reception ended.

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