Burg Bits: Iconic, Local Staples Get National Attention and Recognition

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St. Pete Museum of History On Display

*Photo by SPMOH

The St. Pete Museum of History is about get more than just 15 minutes of fame. The beloved staple of academia and Burg history will be featured in segments for both the Discovery Channel and The History Channel. Film crews will be rolling through today to shoot the footage.

One of the stations, The History Channel, will be leaving behind a new display case for the one of the museum' s more eye catching possessions. This possession being a 3,000 year old Egyptian mummy. The History Channel plans to integrate the production of the new display into a new concept about building museum displays.

The Discovery Channel is producing a segment highlighting the Museum's autographed baseball collection, the largest in the world!

Garden & Gun Features Burg Classics

*Photo via El Cap & Menuism

St. Pete is for food lovers, but burger lovers especially. While there are so many joints to enjoy casual, old fashioned and gourmet patties there are 2 spots in particular that boast the tradition and culture of a Sunshine City burger: El Cap and The Chattaway.

Garden and Gun magazine recently featured a guide to the south's best burgers. Lo and behold the institutions known as El Cap and The Chattaway were listed among the must visit spots from Florida to West Virginia and back over to Texas. El Cap is located at 3500 4th St N. The Chattaway is located at 358 22nd Ave S. 

Vinoy Ranks as Top Hotel in U.S.

*Photo by Vinoy 

In a city booming with exhibits, live music, world class cuisine and some of the best beaches in the world, it's no wonder tourists pack up the hotels left and right for a few days in our paradise.

Travel and Leisure recently published a list ranking the top 50 hotels in the continental U.S. and rounding out the latter half of the list at 47 is our very own Vinoy Renaissance Resort & Golf Club. From exceptional cocktails, luxurious and well maintained rooms, beautiful dining options and perfect placement on the waterfront in downtown, it's no wonder the Vinoy continues to be revered.

Written by Andrew Harlan

Andrew Harlan is in his third year as Writer/Editor of iLovetheBurg.com. New York Times bestselling author Andre Dubus III has said of him, “Andrew Harlan has a sharp and discerning eye for detail that deftly captures character and landscape." He has published fiction and poetry in Sabal and Prime Number Literary Magazine. He graduated with honors from Eckerd College in 2013 with a B.A. in Creative Writing and a minor in Literature. He can be reached by phone: (727) 896-3435 or email: andrew@rkc.me