You can find the Creative Loafing Street Team out at concerts, art, food and sporting events doing what they do best - making a scene and giving away free shit. And if you're lucky, they'll take your picture.
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Lauren: If you live in St. Pete, you may see Lauren cruising around town on her bicycle. She is currently going to school for Psychology, and will study as a Mental Health Counselor specializing in Alternative Medicine. In addition, Lauren is about to start a yoga teacher training course to coincide with her studies to help her counseling patients. She also has a tremendous passion for acting as well as singing. She loves to have fun and live life to the fullest. Her favorite CL spots and events are Downtown St.Pete, Tropical Heatwave featuring 88.5, and other music/art festivals!
Jeanine: Born wild and untamed Jeanine is an adventurous, curious, and fiery energy to be around. She loves animals, particularly wolves, and dreams of opening a wolf sanctuary one day. A few of her favorite things are live music, the outdoors, doing handstands, and whiskey. A former champion synchronized swimmer, Jeanine is a Florida girl with a passion for sunshine, summertime, and cold brews. You can’t cage this girl.
Sam: Sam is an Ybor socialite that always knows how to have fun and make the best out of any situation. Currently attending the University of South Florida for electrical engineering with a focus on digital signal processing and digital communications. A Street Team veteran, Sam is quite knowledgeable when it comes to the paper and is always happy to answer any questions or give awkward hugs!
Shay: Shay is a proud Batman aficionado, a cat video fanatic, an award-winning coffee drinker, a typical bacon advocate, an art stuff creator, and an accredited film geek. Shay is a military brat who grew up in Tampa, but lived in Japan for 3 years. She graduated from Full Sail University with a Film degree. In her spare time she loves to paint and draw on things under Happy Brain Design and work comic conventions around Florida. Her favorite event in Tampa Bay is Next Big Thing!
Kayla: Kayla is a Tampa native who loves to be on the boat and hittin up the beach. As a recent USF grad, she spends her spare time finding cool new places to eat and the best dive bars in town. As a Communication major, she loves going to CL events to mingle with the team and the crowds of people who attend.
Marlena: Marlena believes that the way to truly know a person is to know the way they eat. She likes her coffee like she likes her friends- bold and steamy in a motivational mug. Her efforts in composing the perfect meal are ceaseless. When she’s not imagining her next meal, it is quite possible that she’s hiking with her two sweet pups, reading up on expressive art therapy, or engaging in rousing conversation. She’s not of afraid to embarrass herself in the pursuit of new experiences. Marlena has a bottomless hunger for good times and great company!
Interested in joining the Street Team? Want to hire the Creative Loafing Street Team to promote your next event? E-mail us.
We've got cool stuff piled up around the office, so why not unload it on you? Every week we give away tickets to concerts, movie screenings and other cool events, plus CDs, DVDs, downloads -- you name it. Find it all at the Fun & Free page.