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About I Love the Burg

Since I Love the Burg launched in May of 2009, it has been our mission to make St. Petersburg (a.k.a. the #BURG) the best place to live, work and play. Our site provides a comprehensive resource for discovering the Sunshine City’s opportunities and events.

Maintaining a high rate of engagement across several social media platforms and through daily and weekly email subscribers makes I Love the Burg the largest and longest-running independently owned and operated hyper-local media source in St. Petersburg, Florida.

I Love the Burg is a federally registered trademark. The downtown St. Petersburg creative agency, // maintains this website and provides the creative resources needed to keep it up and running on a day-to-day basis.

Our Team

All Things Good in the Burg is brought to you by

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Dexter Fabian

Publisher & Creator

Dex Fabian is the creator and publisher of I Love the Burg and That’s So Tampa. Dex has overseen the growth and development of what’s become Tampa Bay’s largest independent social media network and most popular hyper-local news sources.

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Andrew Harlan

Editorial Director

Andrew Harlan is the Editor of Follow him on Twitter @harlanyoungII and Instagram @harlanyoung. Send tips and potential stories to

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Ysanne Taylor

Art & design director

Ysanne Taylor is the Art Director of I Love the Burg. She’s a graphic designer, photographer, artist, and native Floridian. Ysanne loves Rowdies games, concerts, cooking, and her dog, Milo. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @ysann3.

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Rob Sanchez

Digital strategy

Rob joined the team in March 2021 to help with digital strategy and business development, helping put processes in place and modernize our digital assets.


These fine folks help bring you amazing local content

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Bob Carskadon


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Annalise Anderson


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