The Independent Collection

Innnnnnn-troducing… So,  your travels are taking you outside Florida because you want to check out the big city? Or you have to do some traveling on business? Or maybe Great-Aunt Betty keeps asking you why you don’t visit? We understand. Bathing in the sun with a rumrunner in your hand, listening to the tide come [...]

Another Busy Weekend

Wow. We’re only just now rested up enough to divulge this past weekend’s festivities. We were that busy- but all in the name of fun! A Tasty Preview  We were thrilled to be a part of this year’s Taste of the Beaches. This annual event took place on Saturday July 23rd at the St. Pete [...]

Summertime and the Living is Easy

Ah, Florida in the summertime. Sure, others may complain of the stifling heat and there being nothing to do, but we Floridians know better. We have our ways of beating the heat and staying entertained. It’s time to enjoy our beaches with less people and less traffic, and savor that laid-back feeling that summer always brings. [...]

PCI Celebrates St. Pete Pride!

  This weekend marks the 9th Annual St. Pete Pride Festival! With the theme “Pride in Paradise,” this is Florida’s largest Pride celebration. Spanning Thursday through Sunday at various locations in the St. Petersburg area, it includes a reception, fashion show, parade, beach party, street fair, guest speakers (including Olympic skater Johnny Weir), and more. [...]

Employee Spotlight #1

Dorian Rodrigues Our first ever Employee Spotlight is none other than Dorian Rodrigues! If you’ve stayed with us before, you’ve probably already met our favorite Bronx-native at the front desk. His shifts vary from morning and afternoon to the dreaded overnight 11PM-7AM shift (OK, it’s not dreaded… if you happen to be a vampire); he’s [...]

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