Read as much as you want on BostonGlobe.com, anywhere and anytime, for just 99¢.

The Tip

Shuffleboard in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Selina Kok for the boston globe

On Friday nights downtown, you’ll find folks of all ages attempting to “send the biscuit.” No, they’re not hurling food. These shuffleboard players are trying to land their disks in the scoring zone at the St. Pete Shuffle, a free night of playing (equipment included). The weekly event, with local bands on the scene monthly, has turned the once-mocked game cool and revived the 1924 city-owned facility with its 65 courts and clubhouse. Christine Page, president of the St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club, said, “It’s a family thing. It’s a hipster thing. It’s the whole community — that’s the best part.”  559 Mirror Lake Drive North, every Friday 7-11 p.m, www.stpeteshuffle.com

Continue reading it below

Diane Daniel

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week