Colorful Multi-Cultural St. Pete Wedding

From the owner, Michael Scott Novilla:

I enjoyed meeting and working with Judy and Casey, a sweet, smart, fun couple from Gainesville; their families originating in Vietnam and Ireland. Two lovely countries, with long, complex histories, full of unique customs, delicious foods, and proud cultures. I’ve been lucky enough to visit both, most recently spending 90 days in Vietnam, and find their romantic match-up, perfectly delightful! Bamboo garden wedding ceremony with draped arbor at NOVA 535They added their own flavor and personalities into NOVA 535, creating a warm, welcoming, fabulous multi-cultural St. Pete wedding ceremony and reception! I’m honored for their trust in Team NOVA 535! So let’s raise our glasses and toast to their health and happiness, with a hearty Cheers, Sláinte and Một hai ba dzô!!

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Metallic Industrial-Chic St. Pete Wedding 

From the owner of NOVA 535, Michael S. Novilla

“I’ve added the term Industrial-chic to my vocabulary, a sexier way to describe our intended NOVA 535 construction design elements. Bricks, steel, hardwood, wrought-iron, and ribbed glass; all are industrial, and yet also, what we referred to as timeless. Timeless elements. Like cool, hip, sexy and fun. A perfect way to describe our delightful clients Tom and Brittany, to whom I was most grateful for entrusting Team NOVA to deliver our promised 5-star experience for their Industrial-Chic St. Pete Wedding. Congratulations, you both look fantastic, enjoy your married life together! St. Pete wedding couple portrait at NOVA 535

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Romantic Pastel Outdoor Downtown St. Pete Wedding

From the owner: Michael Scott Novilla:

We are thankful Rabbie and Anita chose our historic venue to share their love with us all. For their outdoor downtown St. Pete wedding celebration. The love they share filled NOVA 535 with a warm and positive vibe. One matching their pastel colors and soft, romantic atmosphere. A day filled with love, hugs and well wishes. An evening that concluded as we sent them off into our big wide world as newlyweds. As one lovely married couple! Bride in lace wedding dress with blush and gray bouquet with groom in gray suit

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Wine Down For Youth Advocacy

Wine Down for Youth Advocacy presented by The Burg Exchange

Saturday September 17, 2016 from 7:00 to 10:00 pm

Join us for a “Golden Age of Hollywood” fundraiser Benefiting Arts Conservatory for Teens, plus also supporting Suncoast Center, Inc. and Sonic Foundations

Join the Burg Exchange Club, the Arts Conservatory for Teens (ACT), and amazing local youth entertainers at our sponsoring venue, the historic NOVA 535, in beautiful Downtown St. Petersburg for a “Golden Age of Hollywood” themed fundraiser. Headlining the event will be a national touring act, Ries Brothers. There will be live music, wine tasting, light fare, a wine raffle, a silent auction, 50/50, and other surprises. The entertainment also features various youth performers from the ACT program; you will be overwhelmed with the amount of talent that will take the stage this evening.

Come dressed in your best Golden-Era Hollywood attire inspired by the likes of Rita Hayworth, Elizabeth Taylor, Grace Kelly, Cary Grant, Clark Gable and others. (Suggested attire only – not required for event)

**Purchase Tickets Here! ($55) and Find out more about sponsorship opportunities.**

This is the second annual Burg Exchange Wine Down for Youth Advocacy fundraiser and this year’s program is projected to meet and greatly exceed its previously successful and fun-filled inaugural event.

Parking and Directions to NOVA 535

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NOVA 535 Speakeasy is the Bee’s Knees

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Upon approaching NOVA 535 Unique Event Space, a man in black tells me to go around back. I follow his directions and wrap around the building, making my way down an alley that I’m not quite sure leads to my destination. Finally, I reach an open door where another man in black greets me. I walk inside and am met by Keep Saint Petersburg Local‘s Olga Bof, who gives me a wristband and a “Welcome drink” ticket. My VIP Localicious Week NOVA 535 Speakeasy experience begins.

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Video: Indie Market and the Importance of Shopping Local

On Saturday, September 5, the St. Pete Indie Market was held indoors at NOVA 535 Unique Event Space. ‘Twas a stellar event, as usual, but was made even better by the layout, variety of vendors and, of course, air conditioning. Oh, sweet, sweet air conditioning. FLORIDA IS HOT, Y’ALL.

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