And the Best Boutique Hotel In St. Pete Is…

The Birchwood is the best hotel in St. Pete and our first choice when staying downtown. It has just 18 rooms, all of them spacious and tastefully designed with claw-footed tubs. No frills here: no gym, no pool, but a first-rate restaurant in the lobby — Birch & Vine — and a weekend hotspot of a rooftop barContinue reading “And the Best Boutique Hotel In St. Pete Is…”

Meet Florida’s Other Half

This month, we hit the road, up and down Florida’s west coast, intent on solving one of the great travel mysteries of our time: if the Gulf Coast of Florida is still in the shadow of Miami, then how the hell is it so sunny? It’s a good question and one we were determined toContinue reading “Meet Florida’s Other Half”

No More Melting Drag Makeup

St. Pete Pride is going nighty night! No, it’s not going to sleep; quite the opposite, actually. Instead, the city is embracing its young, hip gay ways and will become only the fifth pride event in the country to take place at night. And for anyone who knows the intensity of the mid-summer Florida sun, thatContinue reading “No More Melting Drag Makeup”