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Tuesday's Axios Tampa Bay stories

Artist Kayla Cox replaces St. Pete's piano under I-275

Photo: Selene San Felice/Axios

If you've ever walked under I-275 in St. Pete's Grand Central neighborhood, you've probably noticed a painted piano — but if you've walked there recently, you probably noticed the piano was smashed to bits.

What's happening: Acting on her own a-chord, artist Kayla Cox decided to replace and repaint a new piano in the same spot.

Tampa Bay leads Florida metros in attracting tech workers

Illustration: Eniola Odetunde/Axios

Tampa Bay landed at No. 6 in LinkedIn's list of the top 10 cities for tech employees, the Tampa Bay Business Journal reports.

By the numbers: Roughly 128 of every 10,000 LinkedIn users relocated to the area between May 2020 and April 2021. And it's the top region in Florida, beating Miami at No. 11 and Orlando at No. 12.

Sarasota retro beachfront mansion with a waterslide asks $12.9M

Photo by Coastal Home Photography, courtesy of Premier Sotheby’s International Realty

This Sarasota home, listed at $12.9 million, feels like a throwback waterfront resort, complete with a rooftop waterslide and three-story sea life mural.

One way to think about it: Creative Loafing (correctly) said it has "90s cruise ship vibes."

How a Tampa entrepreneur wants to use virtual reality to help sick kids

Chris Vasilakis with a propeller plane he flew at Atlas Aviation in Tampa. PIcture: Selene San Felice/Axios

If you tell Chris Vasilakis he can't do something, he'll find a way.

The state of play: When the coronavirus pandemic upended everyday life, the 40-year-old Tampa resident used virtual reality to find solutions.