Three Minutes With the Owners of the Hurricane Seafood Restaurant in St. Pete Beach
May10

Three Minutes With the Owners of the Hurricane Seafood Restaurant in St. Pete Beach

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During our vacation in St. Pete Beach a few years ago, I knew I had found paradise when we drove into the Pass-A-Grille neighborhood. It was evident that while this was a part of St. Pete Beach, the area had a different vibe than you would find on the beaches to the north. The pace seemed slower, the inhabitants a little more laid back and and the palm trees were more prevalent. We were able to enjoy dinner at the Hurricane Seafood...

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Four Minutes at Caddy’s on the Beach
May12

Four Minutes at Caddy’s on the Beach

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I haven’t been able to make it back down to St. Pete Beach and Treasure Island in Florida to check out the “new” Caddy’s on the Beach beach bar but luckily for me, I don’t have to. In this video from YouTuber “TidyislandCPA,” the videographer takes us on an extensive tour of the beach bar. Included among the highlights are glimpses of the outdoor beach bar stand and an “unveiling” of his corned beef sandwich. With an exclamation of...

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Instagram Monday – Paying a Visit to the Beach Bars of St. Pete Beach
Nov02

Instagram Monday – Paying a Visit to the Beach Bars of St. Pete Beach

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St. Pete Beach, located on the Gulf coast of Florida, is popular for its beaches and sunsets but in my world, it comes down to the beach bars. So when a fellow beach bar bum hits the beaches of St. Pete Beach and is kind enough to take me along on a virtual ride, I feel a moral obligation to share it with everyone. Or at least the few amount of people who read this blog. A special thanks to Celeste Dickson, the person who took these...

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New Name and Details Released for the Former Hogan’s Beach
Oct28

New Name and Details Released for the Former Hogan’s Beach

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Well that didn’t take long. As quickly as Hulk Hogan disappeared from the public consciousness, the former bar has moved on with a new name and concept, according to its new owners, the Oxford Capital Group. According to this press release from PR Newswire, the beachfront bar and restaurant will be renamed “Beach Bar | Restaurant” and will take on a “contemporary and casual concept serving fresh seafood, local ingredients...

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Say Goodbye to Tampa Bay’s Hogan’s Beach Bar While You Can
Oct22

Say Goodbye to Tampa Bay’s Hogan’s Beach Bar While You Can

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After finding out last week that Hogan’s Beach, a beachfront bar located at the Best Western Bay Harbor in the Rocky Point region of Tampa Bay, was going to be rebranded and renamed, the Tampa Tribune reported this week that the Best Western had been sold for a cool $34.5 million. The intent from the new owners is still to rebrand and rename Hogan’s Beach. I don’t think there was any gray area when it came to Hogan’s Beach – people...

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A Quick Look Back at 11 Days in St. Pete Beach
Sep09

A Quick Look Back at 11 Days in St. Pete Beach

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After ending our St. Pete Beach vacation by traversing the travails that are synonymous with traveling through O’Hare airport in Chicago (two hours from touch down to my car – ugh!) and getting less than five hours of sleep before heading to my job that actually pays the bills, the thought of doing any kind of thorough review of my 11 days in St. Pete Beach is as far from my mind as a beach bar, which is really kind of sad and impetus...

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