Entries by Jessica Van Curen

Before Farragut Hall housed cadets, the building housed hotel guests from around the world including Babe Ruth and Al Capone

St. Pete hotels swear Babe Ruth and Al Capone were once guests. We settle the legends. Locals say the Bambino and Scarface both vacationed in sleepy St. Petersburg during the 20s and 30s. But where did they actually stay? (original article was posted in Tampa Bay Times on May 7, 2019, and written by Gabrielle […]