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‘Love & Hip Hop Miami’ is high school petty, so we made superlative awards

In the first few episodes of “Love & Hip Hop Miami,” we got to see another side of the 305. It’s a world where Trina and Trick Daddy are consolidating their empire, up and coming artists like Amara La Negra and Veronica Vega are hustling to break in to the biz, and rapper Gunplay and … Continue reading "‘Love & Hip Hop Miami’ is high school petty, so we made superlative awards"

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Museum of Ice Cream isn’t leaving Miami yet. Here’s how to get tickets.

The Museum of Ice Cream Miami is here to stay – at least for another month, according to a Monday announcement about the trendy destination. That’s good news if you wanted to go but were bummed that tickets were no longer available. READ: Museum of Ice Cream Miami makes a sweet statement. But is it worth the trip? … Continue reading "Museum of Ice Cream isn’t leaving Miami yet. Here’s how to get tickets."

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Carnival Cruise Line is having the worst month ever

Carnival Cruise Line managed to get past Kathie Lee Gifford as their spokeswoman. They even managed to overcome the drama of a 2013 fire that left 4,000 passengers stranded in the Gulf of Mexico, with no hot water and few working toilets. But last week, Carnival Cruise Line began what seems to be its terrible, horrible, … Continue reading "Carnival Cruise Line is having the worst month ever"

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Miami has had its first official ‘Jersey Shore’ cast sighting

In June of 2010, South Beach was bracing itself for a tsunami that had nothing to do with the National Weather Service. You see, MTV’s smash hit  “Jersey Shore,” was about to debut its second season filmed right here in Miami. There was lots of controversy back then, with South Beach saying it was too … Continue reading "Miami has had its first official ‘Jersey Shore’ cast sighting"

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Kendrick Lamar, SZA bringing TDE: The Championship Tour to South Florida

Just in time for the Grammy Awards, Top Dawg Entertainment announced dates for its TDE: The Championship Tour. On the roster are the label’s biggest stars including  Kendrick Lamar, SZA, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, SiR, Lance Skiiiwalker and more to be announced. The tour begins May 4 in Vancouver, BC and ends in Pittsburgh, PA on June … Continue reading "Kendrick Lamar, SZA bringing TDE: The Championship Tour to South Florida"

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Dear Philadelphia Eagles fans: Miami wants you to win the Super Bowl. Really.

We never thought it would come to this, Philadelphia Eagles fans. Granted, as Miami Dolphins fans, we had other things to worry about this season. Soul crushing injuries. Players disappearing on road trips. Cocaine-snorting coaches who send videotapes to strippers. Jay Cutler. Did I mention Jay Cutler? But here it is: We are cheering for you … Continue reading "Dear Philadelphia Eagles fans: Miami wants you to win the Super Bowl. Really."

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When is Ultra Music Festival and how can I avoid – I mean, attend – it?

Ultra Music Festival 2018 is coming soon, which means you are experiencing a whirlwind of emotion. That emotion runs one of two ways. Either the promise of three solid days and nights of your favorite EDM beatz thrills you (EDM is electronic dance music to you, Grandpa). Or you are making plans to stay far, … Continue reading "When is Ultra Music Festival and how can I avoid – I mean, attend – it?"

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Do you go for the kiss? In Miami, greeting a stranger is tricky

Greeting strangers is – or should be – simple.  You stick your arm out and grasp the other person’s hand. Then you shake. Unless you’re in Miami. In Miami,  you might shake. But you’re more likely to kiss a cheek. Or both cheeks. You might actually use your lips or you might do a drive-by, … Continue reading "Do you go for the kiss? In Miami, greeting a stranger is tricky"

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Where can I watch Super Bowl 2018? These are the best watch parties in South Florida

Super Bowl LLI is coming and not with the conference champions we were hoping for. Miami Dolphins long-hated rival, the New England Patriots, pulled off a victory against a fellow Florida team. Even though the Jacksonville Jaguars won’t be in the 2018 Super Bowl after a devasting loss (24-20), South Florida football fans can still … Continue reading "Where can I watch Super Bowl 2018? These are the best watch parties in South Florida"

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Will Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino be in the ‘Jersey Shore’ reunion show in Miami?

It’s not a party with The Situation! After the announcement that the original cast of MTV’s “The Jersey Shore” were making a reunion season in Miami, the question of whether Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino would be able to participate given his legal woes. But Jan. 19 Sorrentino entered a guilty plea in his tax evasion … Continue reading "Will Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino be in the ‘Jersey Shore’ reunion show in Miami?"

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Prince Royce is definitely running the Miami Marathon. Your move, Kevin Hart and Diddy.

Even if Diddy and Kevin Hart don’t make it down to the Fitbit Miami Marathon, which takes place on Jan. 28, runners will have another celebrity participant to look out for while they run the course. Bachata heartthrob Prince Royce will be running both the Tropical 5k, which takes place Saturday, and Sunday’s Miami Marathon. … Continue reading "Prince Royce is definitely running the Miami Marathon. Your move, Kevin Hart and Diddy."

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When is the South Beach Wine & Food Festival and are there still tickets available?

The 2018 South Beach Wine & Food Festival takes place Feb. 21-25 at various venues around Miami and Miami Beach. Founded by Lee Brian Schrager, this year’s event includes a new emphasis on Fort Lauderdale, with more celebrity chefs heading north, including Emeril Lagasse, who will host a clambake at the Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach. … Continue reading "When is the South Beach Wine & Food Festival and are there still tickets available?"

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From new video release to jail house tweet, Kodak Black’s week finds rapper arrested

Kodak Black is back in the Broward County Jail, a venue that is becoming as familiar to the rapper as concert stages. Black, who performed at the Rolling Loud music festival in California in December, was arrested Thursday by Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies. The 20-year-old, born Dieuson Octave in Pompano Beach, was charged with grand … Continue reading "From new video release to jail house tweet, Kodak Black’s week finds rapper arrested"

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Have you spotted the secret mural at Wynwood Walls? Here’s how to see it

There’s a secret mural at Wynwood Walls. And we’re betting you haven’t seen it yet. There’s a good reason for that: This work of art is not exactly in the easiest place to get to. Some genius decided to paint it on top of the Goldman Global Arts Gallery. Actually, a genius did create the … Continue reading "Have you spotted the secret mural at Wynwood Walls? Here’s how to see it"

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Would you vote for Hulk Hogan? He thinks you would.

Vote for him? Hmm, not so sure. Hulk Hogan  doesn’t want to, but may be forced into running for U.S. Senate in Florida. Wrestlers have been known to change careers successfully and we don’t have an issue with that (hello, The Rock). But Hulk? The huge blond guy from that reality show Hogan Knows Best? … Continue reading "Would you vote for Hulk Hogan? He thinks you would."

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Here’s your first chance to see the new ‘affordable’ Tesla in Miami

The future is here, car aficionados. No, really. For the first time ever, the Tesla Model 3 sedan makes its splashy debut at Tesla’s Aventura showroom this Saturday, Jan. 20 from 10 a.m to 9:30 p.m. Read More: Here’s what happens when a Kendall mom drives a $3 million Bugatti Chiron in Miami The highly anticipated … Continue reading "Here’s your first chance to see the new ‘affordable’ Tesla in Miami"

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Jersey Shore is getting a reboot. So why are they coming back to Miami?

Loved “The Jersey Shore?” Or maybe you hated it? No matter, you’re going to have to deal with a whole lot of it all over again. The MTV reality show that made the phrase Gym, Tan, Laundry so famous, is headed back to TV screens. And instead of the cast members doing their thing in … Continue reading "Jersey Shore is getting a reboot. So why are they coming back to Miami?"

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Dear Amazon: Here’s why you should pick Miami for your new headquarters

Amazon, welcome to Miami. Oh, wait. You haven’t chosen us yet? We’ve only made the list of top 20 possibilities as a location for your second headquarters? No matter. You will choose us. Because who wouldn’t want to be in Miami? We know we have issues. Many, many issues. But we’ve looked at the 19 … Continue reading "Dear Amazon: Here’s why you should pick Miami for your new headquarters"

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Edge Steak’s new tasting menu is fit for a VIP — and you can afford it

Sleek, modern and softly lit, the dining room at Edge Steak & Bar at the Four Seasons Miami is the epitome of warm, inviting luxury. Outside, an outdoor terrace with a fire pit is the perfect post-dinner retreat, where guests can enjoy a nightcap from the restaurant’s seasonal craft cocktail list. Most important, everything about the dining experience at Edge … Continue reading "Edge Steak’s new tasting menu is fit for a VIP — and you can afford it"

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Jane Fonda, rocking a bandage on her lip, shows us why she’s still got it at 80

We love  you, Jane Fonda. At 80, the iconic actress is a bona fide rock star. If showing up is 80 percent of life, she’s nailed it. While doing media rounds for  Netflix comedy “Grace & Frankie,” Fonda has been wearing a bandage on her lower lip. On the Today show, the Oscar winner, who went on with … Continue reading "Jane Fonda, rocking a bandage on her lip, shows us why she’s still got it at 80"

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Miami makes the Amazon cut: City in the running for company’s second headquarters

Amazon narrowed its list of potential cities for a second headquarters on Thursday, and Miami made the cut. The online retail giant received 238 applications for what may be the most competitive corporate recruitment effort in history as the company promises to generate about $5 billion in the city it chooses to build a second headquarters employing … Continue reading "Miami makes the Amazon cut: City in the running for company’s second headquarters"

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What’s going on at Univision? Another TV personality is out the door at ‘Despierta America’

Another one bites the dust at “Despierta America.” Days after we heard Lourdes Stephen was saying goodbye to the Univision lifestyle show and her “Sin Rollos” segment, People en Espanol reports that Orlando Segura is also out of a job. Gracias..! Seguiremos buscando como alegrarles la vida.! #disfrutandoelproceso #codigosegura A post shared by Orlando 'Codigo Segura' … Continue reading "What’s going on at Univision? Another TV personality is out the door at ‘Despierta America’"

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Episode 1 of ‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace’ revealed something Miami may have overlooked

Just seven minutes into Wednesday night’s premiere of FX’s nine-part miniseries, “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story,” the fashion designer is shot on the steps of his palatial Ocean Drive mansion. The chilling scene is a powerful retelling of South Florida’s most famous murder. Producer/director Ryan Murphy got the details right — down … Continue reading "Episode 1 of ‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace’ revealed something Miami may have overlooked"

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There’s no excuse to be bored, Miami. Check out these free weekend events

There’s no excuse to sit on the couch this weekend. Put down the remote and get out. There are plenty of free weekend events. Like beer and dressing in costume? Don your favorite comic book character costume and beers at Concrete Beach. Prefer art or music? Then head to either Pinecrest Gardens or Soundscape Park. … Continue reading "There’s no excuse to be bored, Miami. Check out these free weekend events"

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Here is a list of fun things to do in Miami for the rest of January

Halfway through the first month of the year and we can already say that 2018 is chalking up to be a pretty wonderful year in the Magic City. Not only has the weather been gracing us with some fine evenings for prime happenings, but the culture around town is getting more impactful and vibrant across … Continue reading "Here is a list of fun things to do in Miami for the rest of January"

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CityPlace Doral is becoming a major entertainment hub for Doral. And there is still more to come.

Once upon a time, Doral was solely known for its proximity to the MIA Airport, Blue Monster golf course and gobs of warehouses and strip malls. Fast-forward to today and all that has changed, thanks to CityPlace Doral,  a mixed-use destination teeming with boutiques, restaurants, entertainment (bowling, anyone?) and a fancy-pants movie theater. The spot opened … Continue reading "CityPlace Doral is becoming a major entertainment hub for Doral. And there is still more to come."

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Miami Beach nightclub LIV is popping up in Broward

LIV nightclub knows the truth: All high-end events in South Florida require VIP bottle service. That includes the world’s richest thoroughbred horse race, The Pegasus World Cup, which takes place Jan. 27 at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach. So the Gulfstream folks teamed up with David Grutman to introduce the LIV Pop Up Boardwalk Village … Continue reading "Miami Beach nightclub LIV is popping up in Broward"

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Forget avocado toast. These top Miami chefs will teach you to cook at the Wynwood Yard

The Wynwood Yard isn’t just an outdoor basement where hipsters play Jenga, sip on craft beer and munch on avocado toast. You can also learn to make a meal just as delicious. Several top Miami chefs will host weekly cooking classes as part of the Right on Target Cooking Classes at The Yard, starting Jan. 24 … Continue reading "Forget avocado toast. These top Miami chefs will teach you to cook at the Wynwood Yard"

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This revamped restaurant won’t make you feel guilty about the delicious calories you’re eating

The Carillon Miami Wellness Resort (formerly Canyon Ranch) has revamped its in-house restaurant and debuted The Strand Bar and Grill. Beachcraft’s loss is The Strand’s gain, as executive chef Stephen Ullrich came over when celebrity chef Tom Colicchio’s restaurant at the 1 Hotel South Beach closed.

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Your day just improved: See Kate Upton pose in lingerie in Miami Beach

Kate Upton is a natural woman. This, we can see clearly. On social media, of course. The 25 year old who was raised in Melbourne, Florida, posted a video of herself on Snapchat posing in lingerie by Yamamay. #miamibeach ☀️ A post shared by Kate Upton (@kateupton) on Jan 15, 2018 at 10:20am PST On … Continue reading "Your day just improved: See Kate Upton pose in lingerie in Miami Beach"

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Anna Kournikova and Enrique Iglesias just let the world see their secret babies

Secret’s out! Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova have finally blown the lid off their private lives. The longtime couple did the unthinkable on Tuesday: shared a picture of their newborn twins, Nicholas and Lucy. My Sunshine A post shared by Enrique Iglesias (@enriqueiglesias) on Jan 16, 2018 at 9:39am PST The dual posts shared the … Continue reading "Anna Kournikova and Enrique Iglesias just let the world see their secret babies"

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A Japanese gastropub with a hidden (shh!) sushi bar is opening this week in Miami Beach

Michelin-starred Sushi Azabu New York debuts its Miami offshoot, Azabu Miami Beach Jan. 19 inside the Marriott Stanton South Beach. Led by “Chef Masa” Masatsugu Kubo, Azabu Miami Beach is an izakaya and raw fish funhouse featuring a full-service dining room, a hidden sushi counter with Tokyo-trained chefs called The Den, and Bar Azabu, a cocktail … Continue reading "A Japanese gastropub with a hidden (shh!) sushi bar is opening this week in Miami Beach"

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This charming Miami beach town has a free block party every month

Surfside is the coolest beach town that not enough people know about. Located between Miami Beach and Bal Harbour, the town is home to only 6,000 residents. But what it lacks in population size, it makes up for in charm. Surfside’s downtown shopping district leaves the heckling on Lincoln Road. Its neighborhoods neglect the clamor … Continue reading "This charming Miami beach town has a free block party every month"

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Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton just had a very public meltdown and we’re worried

What’s wrong, Perez? We are frankly a little worried. The celebrity blogger posted an emotional video over the weekend, saying he was having issues, but did not specifically pinpoint what issues. Hilton did admit to having “full blown anxiety,” but don’t we all these days? The single father of two says he is an “addict,” … Continue reading "Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton just had a very public meltdown and we’re worried"

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Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton just had a very public meltdown and we’re worried

What’s wrong, Perez? We are frankly a little worried. The celebrity blogger posted an emotional video over the weekend, saying he was having issues, but did not specifically pinpoint what issues. Hilton did admit to having “full blown anxiety,” but don’t we all these days? The single father of two says he is an “addict,” … Continue reading "Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton just had a very public meltdown and we’re worried"

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Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton just had a very public meltdown and we’re worried

What’s wrong, Perez? We are frankly a little worried. The celebrity blogger posted an emotional video over the weekend, saying he was having issues, but did not specifically pinpoint what issues. Hilton did admit to having “full blown anxiety,” but don’t we all these days? The single father of two says he is an “addict,” … Continue reading "Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton just had a very public meltdown and we’re worried"

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Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton just had a very public meltdown and we’re worried

What’s wrong, Perez? We are frankly a little worried. The celebrity blogger posted an emotional video over the weekend, saying he was having issues, but did not specifically pinpoint what issues. Hilton did admit to having “full blown anxiety,” but don’t we all these days? The single father of two says he is an “addict,” … Continue reading "Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton just had a very public meltdown and we’re worried"

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Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton just had a very public meltdown and we’re worried

What’s wrong, Perez? We are frankly a little worried. The celebrity blogger posted an emotional video over the weekend, saying he was having issues, but did not specifically pinpoint what issues. Hilton did admit to having “full blown anxiety,” but don’t we all these days? The single father of two says he is an “addict,” … Continue reading "Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton just had a very public meltdown and we’re worried"

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Was Donald Trump the reason this longtime Univision personality just lost her job?

It’s the end of an era at Univision. After 15 years of gracing our small screens, Lourdes Stephen is out of a job. The Dominican journalist will no longer be a part of “Despierta America,” where she did the “Sin Rollos” segment, according to widespread media reports. An insider from the station told Miami.com her … Continue reading "Was Donald Trump the reason this longtime Univision personality just lost her job?"

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The internet is remembering singer Aaliyah on the anniversary of her birthday

Aaliyah Dana Haughton was a singer, model and actress whose R&B sound was as groundbreaking as her looks were stunning. She was a 90s princess whose life was taken from the world far too early in a tragic plane crash en route to Miami from the Bahamas where she filmed the music video for “Rock … Continue reading "The internet is remembering singer Aaliyah on the anniversary of her birthday"

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Watch Jennifer Lopez smack Alex Rodriguez on the Kiss Cam at UM game

Awww. These two are too cute. Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez  attended the  Duke Blue Devils vs Miami Hurricanes  men’s basketball game Monday night at the Watsco Center in Coral Gables (83-75) and didn’t go unnoticed. Fans, viewers at home and even the players on the court were likely aware the famous couple was in the … Continue reading "Watch Jennifer Lopez smack Alex Rodriguez on the Kiss Cam at UM game"

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What happened to a child star on the Miami set of ‘True Lies’ isn’t a secret anymore

True Lies was a beloved movie. The 1994 megamovie from Jim Cameron had all the elements of a great action movie: the star of the era, Arnold Schwarzenegger; good chemistry with his costars Jamie Lee Curtis and Tom Arnold; and amazing stunts. Turns out the man responsible for making all those stunts happen wasn’t such … Continue reading "What happened to a child star on the Miami set of ‘True Lies’ isn’t a secret anymore"

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‘Love & Hip Hop Miami’ star on gay rumors: ‘I knew Black Twitter would roast me’

If you want to fill your Miami party with beautiful women, your first call should be to Prince. No, not The Purple One. God rest his soul. Read More: Meet the cast of ‘Love & Hip Hop Miami’ We mean Prince, the 28-year-old party promoter and “Love & Hip Hop Miami” cast member billed as … Continue reading "‘Love & Hip Hop Miami’ star on gay rumors: ‘I knew Black Twitter would roast me’"

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Haitian-American soccer star responds to Trump’s comments about Haiti

Soccer player Jozy Altidore was born to Haitian immigrants in New Jersey and raised in Boca Raton. And on Saturday night, he was standing up for his Haitian roots. While partying at Miami Beach club Rockwell, he posed for a picture with the world’s fastest man, Jamaican Usain Bolt and Caribbean-Canadian NHL star P.K. Subban. … Continue reading "Haitian-American soccer star responds to Trump’s comments about Haiti"

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Michelle and Malia Obama’s mother daughter Saturday in Miami

Former FLOTUS Michelle Obama was rocking a bikini and toned torso as she was snapped by paps on the beach Saturday outside of the fab Four Seasons at The Surf Club. The 53-year-old Obama and her 19-year-old daughter Malia were, according to The Daily Mail, “surrounded by friends – including former Obama administration senior advisor … Continue reading "Michelle and Malia Obama’s mother daughter Saturday in Miami"

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What is open and what is closed in Miami on the MLK holiday

Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Here’s a list of what’s open and closed for the holiday: Federal offices: Closed. State offices: Closed. Miami-Dade and Broward county offices: Closed. Miami-Dade and Broward courts: Closed. Public schools: Closed. Post offices: Closed. No mail delivery. Libraries: Closed. Stock markets: Closed. Banks: Most are closed. Check with your … Continue reading "What is open and what is closed in Miami on the MLK holiday"

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Sleep with the sharks at this limited-edition Frost Science event

“Night at the Museum” isn’t just a movie anymore. At the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science, you can dream under the state-of-the-art aquarium and visit select exhibits after hours. Overnight Adventures at the Frost Science museum are only available on Feb. 9, April 12 and June 8. Tickets for the special event are … Continue reading "Sleep with the sharks at this limited-edition Frost Science event"

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This Kendall girl auditioned for Cirque du Soleil. 11 years later, she got the job

Watch Jennifer Marcus show off her baton twirling skills and discuss her role in Cirque du Soleil’s ‘VOLTA,’ which is in town through Feb. 4. Jennifer Marcus is a patient woman. The World Champion baton twirler and Miami native who now stars in Cirque du Soleil’s “VOLTA,” auditioned for the Canadian production company more than … Continue reading "This Kendall girl auditioned for Cirque du Soleil. 11 years later, she got the job"

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A Miami ‘Coachella’? New music festival is eyeing South Beach

South Beach could play host to a three-day music festival that producers envision as Miami’s version of Coachella, with a diverse lineup of artists that attracts up to 30,000 people a day during the weekend after Art Basel. Billed as “Miami Beach Pop Festival” — reminiscent of the name from a 1968 concert at Gulfstream … Continue reading "A Miami ‘Coachella’? New music festival is eyeing South Beach"

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ATV riders deserve a chance to ride this MLK Day. Hear me out

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is almost here. In South Florida, it means there will be dozens of motor bikers and ATV riders weaving through South Florida traffic at incredibly high speeds. The annual #BikesUpGunsDown celebration, which began several years ago in response to the untimely death of a Philadelphia biker, is considered a nuisance … Continue reading "ATV riders deserve a chance to ride this MLK Day. Hear me out"

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Cold weather is coming back, Miami. Are you ready this time?

In Miami, cold weather is supposed to be a swiftly passing thing, like wanting to eat healthy or the feeling that the Dolphins are going to have a winning season. Florida winter is largely theoretical. We wait for that one chilly day to bust out our leather jackets, then wear them even though it’s far … Continue reading "Cold weather is coming back, Miami. Are you ready this time?"

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Take a look at the bar that is replacing Segafredo Brickell

Segafredo was ahead of its time – coffee, booze and bites al fresco like a Roman holiday. It was hot. So hot it opened all over Miami, with Brickell being a particularly booming location. But then Brickell got too cool for its own good and that Segafredo locale found itself in need of a serious evolution. Read … Continue reading "Take a look at the bar that is replacing Segafredo Brickell"

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Happy hour deals plus an endless karaoke catalog await you at this swanky spot

Tired of the same old happy hour? Try pairing your post-work mojito with some ’90s era Brittney or a little Donna Summers disco — sung by you, of course. At PlugIN Karaoke, you become the star of your own show while savoring internationally inspired bites and creative craft cocktail in your own private room. Whether … Continue reading "Happy hour deals plus an endless karaoke catalog await you at this swanky spot"

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Here are the best spots to celebrate your birthday – even if you’re grown up

So you’re about to celebrate a birthday. Soon your social media feeds will be inundated with well wishes from friends and video clips of Uncle Luke suavely navigating a jet ski while pontificating on the merits of each birthday month. Yet, every year, you have the same problem: where can you host a worthy celebration? … Continue reading "Here are the best spots to celebrate your birthday – even if you’re grown up"

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Rapper Timbaland thinks downtown Miami is a good investment, obviously

Timbaland is livin’ large. The rapper just dropped about $8  million closing on two stylish pads in Miami’s so called Edgewater neighborhood, according to The Real Deal. Cervera Real Estate sales exec John Parsiani confirmed the news to the website. Insiders dishes the units were listed for about $4 million. Hella! Timba’s going to have to … Continue reading "Rapper Timbaland thinks downtown Miami is a good investment, obviously"

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Jaden Smith brings his ‘chaotic beats’ and ‘cringe-worthy lyrics’ to Miami

Life In Color, the Miami-based music festival slash “world’s largest paint party” featuring music, neon colored billowing smoke and manic spray painting of and by the audience heads to Mana Wynwood, 318 NW 23rd St. from 4 p. m. to midnight Sunday. Read More: This hot new Wynwood bar is bringing back a Miami nightlife … Continue reading "Jaden Smith brings his ‘chaotic beats’ and ‘cringe-worthy lyrics’ to Miami"

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Bad blood? Camila Cabello finally responds to the rumors about leaving Fifth Harmony

Camila Cabello is setting the record straight about leaving Fifth Harmony. Apparently, the group just wasn’t a cohesive unit toward the end. Tension started after Cabello’s 2015 collaboration with Shawn Mendes on “I Know What You Did Last Summer” the singer told The New York Times in a lengthy interview conducted in Miami. The other members Ally … Continue reading "Bad blood? Camila Cabello finally responds to the rumors about leaving Fifth Harmony"

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How much will it cost to take the new Brightline? Express train finally sets fare and debut date

Brightline, the private passenger rail service aiming to connect South Florida’s downtown areas with express service, announced fares starting at $10 per leg with a Saturday launch for service from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach. With plans to extend to downtown Miami in the coming months, the company hopes to become a legitimate alternative … Continue reading "How much will it cost to take the new Brightline? Express train finally sets fare and debut date"

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A Jazz Lover’s Guide to Miami

Miami’s musical landscape is just as vibrant as its unlimited diversity of cultures. From authentic rhythms to soothing roots, our city’s live music scene has it all. Jazz and similarly complex live music has been a big part of Miami’s history – greats like Billie Holiday and Count Basie were regulars in our town. Now, … Continue reading "A Jazz Lover’s Guide to Miami"

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A Jazz Lover’s Guide to Miami

Miami’s musical landscape is just as vibrant as its unlimited diversity of cultures. From authentic rhythms to soothing roots, our city’s live music scene has it all. Jazz and similarly complex live music has been a big part of Miami’s history – greats like Billie Holiday and Count Basie were regulars in our town. Now, … Continue reading "A Jazz Lover’s Guide to Miami"

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This legendary actor just made a bundle selling off his South Beach condo

He put his South Beach condo on the market last summer. Now Sir Michael Caine is cashing in. The legendary British actor listed the 4,154 square foot pad at the Apogee at  800 S. Pointe Drive in the area known as SoFi (South of Fifth) for rent or purchase with an $8.7 million markup in June … Continue reading "This legendary actor just made a bundle selling off his South Beach condo"

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This legendary actor just made a bundle selling off his South Beach condo

He put his South Beach condo on the market last summer. Now Sir Michael Caine is cashing in. The legendary British actor listed the 4,154 square foot pad at the Apogee at  800 S. Pointe Drive in the area known as SoFi (South of Fifth) for rent or purchase with an $8.7 million markup in June … Continue reading "This legendary actor just made a bundle selling off his South Beach condo"

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‘Versace’ star Ricky Martin just got married – but not without a prenup

Ricky Martin is a married man. So is his husband. The “Assassination of Gianni Versace” star revealed to E! News he and artist boyfriend Jwan Yosef did the deed. “We’ve exchanged vows, and we swear everything, and we signed all the papers that we needed to sign — prenups and everything “I’m a husband,” the father of two told the outlet, adding … Continue reading "‘Versace’ star Ricky Martin just got married – but not without a prenup"

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Toast the New Year with these new South Florida craft beers

You’ve toasted in 2018 with champagne at the stroke of midnight but why stop there? Celebrate the New Year with new craft beers at these local breweries — including several new South Florida brewers.

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Pitbull is opening his first restaurant this summer. Here’s what it looks like.

Pitbull is set to open his first restaurant in Miami Beach over the summer. The new place will be called iLov305 and it will be inside the Bel-Air Hotel Miami Beach on Ocean Drive — a location that makes it clear Pitbull will be trolling for tourism business as much as locals. Read More: What … Continue reading "Pitbull is opening his first restaurant this summer. Here’s what it looks like."

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This beach restaurant was voted no. 1 by a national readers’ choice list

Congrats to Hollywood’s Monkitail, which has been named the best new restaurant of 2017 in USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice travel contest. The only restaurant representing Miami? Meraki Greek Bistro at no. 9. The article calls Michael Schulson’s contemporary izakaya hotspot Monkitail  one of South Florida’s buzziest restaurants. It also reports that going to … Continue reading "This beach restaurant was voted no. 1 by a national readers’ choice list"

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This hot new Wynwood bar is reviving a Miami nightlife tradition

If you’re hip, cool and on top of things, you’ve already been to rácket in Wynwood. The bar boasts a fancy accent and lowercase spelling plus a tiki-inspired rum and tequila bar courtesy of the same folks who gave us Drunken Dragon restaurant and Foxhole bar.  We had to ask: the accent, they tell us, is … Continue reading "This hot new Wynwood bar is reviving a Miami nightlife tradition"

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Here’s where to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2018 in Miami

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. would have been 89 on Monday, Jan. 15, the date of his national holiday, Martin Luther King Day. The Baptist minister and Nobel Peace Prize winner who championed civil rights and justice through non-violent means was assassinated on April 4, 1968. He was 39. To honor his legacy, many … Continue reading "Here’s where to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2018 in Miami"

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Remember the weird sloth at Miami Science Museum? It’s got a new home

If you grew up in South Florida, every time you went on a field trip to the Miami Science Museum in Coconut Grove, the sloth greeted you. There he was at the gate, tall and friendly and goofy. But when the museum closed down, tragedy struck. The giant sloth -sculpted in the 1960s by artist … Continue reading "Remember the weird sloth at Miami Science Museum? It’s got a new home"

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Don’t sit at home – free events are everywhere this weekend

Finding free events this weekend is easier than ever. You can hang out with legendary former Miami Heat player Alonzo Mourning – whom we love for helping the team win its first championship – at his Winter Groove. Or you can learn about everything Art Deco on South Beach, get lost in Shakespeare’s most famous … Continue reading "Don’t sit at home – free events are everywhere this weekend"

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What the heck is Oola? It’s coming to Miami, to collect your dreams

What is OOLA? It’s a lifestyle created by two guys, Troy Amdahl and Dave Braun. They shortened the French phrase “Oo-la-la.” Oh, they also wrote a book,  “Oola: Find Balance in an Unbalanced World,” as well as  “Oola for Women: Find Balance in an Unbalanced World.” In short, in order for you to have a balanced life and reach … Continue reading "What the heck is Oola? It’s coming to Miami, to collect your dreams"

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We tried Starbucks’ Blonde Espresso. We’re not sure we need this in Miami.

On Tuesday, Starbucks launched a new espresso roast, the first espresso choice in four decades. It’s called Blonde Espresso, and you can order it any number of ways: as a shot, in a flat white, in a latte, whatever your caffeine-addicted, jacked-up heart desires. But here in Miami, we’re not sure we need it. Granted, … Continue reading "We tried Starbucks’ Blonde Espresso. We’re not sure we need this in Miami."

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‘Stay strong:’ Bella Thorne talks about being sexually abused a child

Bella Thorne is keeping the conversation open about her alleged sexual abuse. Right before Sunday night’s Golden Globes, where many attendees wore black in support of women who’ve endured sexual harassment, the former Disney star joined the cause. Thorne tweeted: “I never knew what was right or wrong growing up. I didn’t know the person … Continue reading "‘Stay strong:’ Bella Thorne talks about being sexually abused a child"

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Mignonette Uptown, Talde among spate of Miami restaurant closings

Miami restaurants took a big hit in the last few months. A recent Chicago Tribune article declared 2017 one of the city’s worst dining years after a slew of high-profile restaurants closed. And while Miami hardly faced a foodie bloodbath as it did in 2015 when 20 high-profile restaurants closed, it lost several big names leading … Continue reading "Mignonette Uptown, Talde among spate of Miami restaurant closings"

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Miami Beach doc tells you how to look younger. Fast.

Dr. Jason Sanders knows what Miamians want: to look hot. The local doctor just opened Azuri Medical Aesthetics & Rejuvenation Center in Miami Beach, a one-stop shop for getting gorgeous. The latest in quick-fix treatments (besides fillers, of course) include CoolSculpting, a nonsurgical fat-freezing procedure;  so called biomimetic therapies —to restore volume, texture and tone to your … Continue reading "Miami Beach doc tells you how to look younger. Fast."

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This was the best moment from ‘Love & Hip Hop Miami’ last night

Reality television without an explosive cat fight is like Miami without traffic. But Love & Hip Hop Miami star Tip (aka Miami Tip, formerly Tip Drill) has mastered the art of diffusing a tense situation that could have devolved into a strip club brawl… and it’s kind of the best thing we’ve ever seen. On … Continue reading "This was the best moment from ‘Love & Hip Hop Miami’ last night"

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Hialeah is ‘The City of Progress.’ Not so much for 2018 resolutions, new study says

Is it time for New Year’s resolutions to begin unraveling yet? It might be too early to make that call, but if you live in one South Florida city you might want to stop before you even get started. That’s according to a recent study that places Hialeah near the top of a list of … Continue reading "Hialeah is ‘The City of Progress.’ Not so much for 2018 resolutions, new study says"

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Stop hating on Derek Jeter. He’s doing good things for Miami. Really.

Give him a break: Derek Jeter is already doing nice things for 2018. And they have nothing to do with baseball. The New York Yankees legend turned Miami Marlins owner is giving back. The new part owner has been getting some heat lately. And we’re not talking the Miami Heat. He already traded three former All-Stars … Continue reading "Stop hating on Derek Jeter. He’s doing good things for Miami. Really."

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You’re going to want unicorn ice cream cones – even if you just Instagram them

Frappuccinos, onesies, hair color, pool floats — the MVP of 2017 was the unicorn. And with the New Year in full swing, the magical-one-horned-wonder trend shows no signs of slowing with the latest news out of Wynwood. Get ready. Taiyaki NYC will be serving Unicorn Taiyakis ($8) – unicorn ice cream cones! – at 1-800-LUCKY. … Continue reading "You’re going to want unicorn ice cream cones – even if you just Instagram them"

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Walter Mercado has your horoscope for Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018

Aries (March 21st -April 19th) You will show greater interest in the profound things of life such as past lives, life and death and everything related to the soul. You have already learned to forgive the unforgivable. You have forgiven friends who disappointed you and relatives who betrayed you. Now you are free. Lucky numbers: … Continue reading "Walter Mercado has your horoscope for Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018"

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Are you in South Beach, North Beach, Miami Beach? The confusion ends here

Though these places might sound interchangeable, they are not. And we are here to help you make distinctions. Miami Beach is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Its southern border is South Pointe Park, which is where you go to watch cruise ships depart and experience either regret or relief at not being on them. … Continue reading "Are you in South Beach, North Beach, Miami Beach? The confusion ends here"

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Are you in South Beach, North Beach, Miami Beach? The confusion ends here

Though these places might sound interchangeable, they are not. And we are here to help you make distinctions. Miami Beach is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Its southern border is South Pointe Park, which is where you go to watch cruise ships depart and experience either regret or relief at not being on them. … Continue reading "Are you in South Beach, North Beach, Miami Beach? The confusion ends here"

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Miami Beach loves their Asian-Latin fusion. Now it goes high-end with a new hotel restaurant.

Chef José Mendín tries his hand again at a high-end hotel restaurant. He partnered with Sergio Navarro, Maximiliano Silva and Juan F. Ayora, of the newly formed Food Comma Hospitality Group (FCHG), to create Habitat at the 1 Hotel.

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Pollo Tropical is opening its first location in the Florida Keys. It means one less of these chain restaurants.

The Wendy’s bacon cheeseburger is leaving and the Pollo Tropical TropiChop is on the way. Marathon is getting a Pollo Tropical, and Key West could be getting one, too. In an effort to give Middle and Lower Keys residents and visitors a “fresh alternative,” Wendy’s franchisee Sam Nekhaila is about to transform his Marathon restaurant … Continue reading "Pollo Tropical is opening its first location in the Florida Keys. It means one less of these chain restaurants."

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Bal Harbour Shops hosts an ice cream fundraiser. There goes your new year’s resolution

You already exhausted yourself and your Instagram feed at The Museum of Ice Cream, but Bal Harbour Shops is offering you yet another opportunity to celebrate your fave frozen treat. Get ready for the inaugural “Ice Cream We Love” weekend-long fundraiser January 13-14. Miami Guide: Where to find the best ice cream in Miami Benefiting … Continue reading "Bal Harbour Shops hosts an ice cream fundraiser. There goes your new year’s resolution"

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Walter Mercado has your horoscope for Jan. 8, 2018

Aries (March 21st – April 19th) Your spiritual world is filled with extrasensory experiences. You will come back to believe in yourself and your own goals, which advises you and enlightens your path through life. Excellent period to start what you never dared try in the past. Finally, the cycle of tests and bad decisions … Continue reading "Walter Mercado has your horoscope for Jan. 8, 2018"

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No Cuban abuela? No problem. These are Miami’s best Cuban restaurants

Quick: Where can you find the best Cuban food in all of Miami? If your answer wasn’t “my abuela’s house” or “fulana’s Tia Rosa over in Westchester,” please turn in any relevant Miami-Dade identification card on your persons and think long and hard about what you’re calling a pan con lechon these days. But on … Continue reading "No Cuban abuela? No problem. These are Miami’s best Cuban restaurants"

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Let’s laugh at two locals who just discovered El Palacio de los Jugos

Look, we know not going to El Palacio de los Jugos until now is extremely lame. But we went. And we learned a few things and found plenty of reasons to go back again. BROWSE: Miami.com Guide – Food Here are our takeaways: It’s an actual cafe One of us (Chloe) stupidly thought it was … Continue reading "Let’s laugh at two locals who just discovered El Palacio de los Jugos"

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What will you do when the cold weather warms up, Miami? Here’s our list

Cold weather makes us whiny. We know we’re crybabies, and everyone north of Orlando knows it now. Temperatures hit the 40s in Miami, and we have not stopped freaking out about it since. All we can think about is how happy we will be to see 80 again. Read more: Just be happy it didn’t … Continue reading "What will you do when the cold weather warms up, Miami? Here’s our list"

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Martha Stewart found something to do in Florida after getting stranded due to winter storm

This winter storm situation is not a good thing for Martha Stewart. The domestic doyenne was more than inconvenienced by the bomb cyclone that’s inundating the Northeast. Stewart wrote on her social media Thursday that she was stuck in the Sunshine State, thanks to Mother Nature. “I am stranded in Florida like many other holiday … Continue reading "Martha Stewart found something to do in Florida after getting stranded due to winter storm"

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Actress poses with Miami chef who was under fire for his Fidel Castro pic

Salt Bae took some heat recently. Oh, y’all in Miami remember. Late November of last year, the Brickell restaurateur  born Nusret Gökçe caught all kinds of Internet heat for an old screen shot an Internet sleuth dug up. Salt Bae, who has this moniker thanks to his signature move of sprinkling salt all fancy on … Continue reading "Actress poses with Miami chef who was under fire for his Fidel Castro pic"

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Navigating El Palacio de los Jugos can be a pain. Here’s how to order like a boss

Miami runs on coffee and pork, and that’s why locals love El Palacio de los Jugos. But let’s face it: Ordering here can be confounding. That’s especially true if it’s your first time, as we showed in a video with a pair of Palacio newbies. WATCH: Two locals try El Palacio de los Jugos for … Continue reading "Navigating El Palacio de los Jugos can be a pain. Here’s how to order like a boss"

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Don’t have plans for this month? Here’s a list of all the cool January events

Ringing in the new year is always an exciting time. How will we all grow in the next coming 365 days? Well, by the looks of it, Miami seems to be shaping up quite nicely in just the first few weeks of the year. We’re talking great outdoor hangs in this chilly weather, culinary explorations, … Continue reading "Don’t have plans for this month? Here’s a list of all the cool January events"

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Cash Me Outside girl speaks out on Logan Paul scandal: It’s not OK

The Cash Me Outside girl has opinions. We know this. The young lady born Danielle Bregoli, who reached infamy status on the “Dr Phil Show” has made quite a name for herself. The Boynton Beach upstart now calls L.A. home shopping her reality show, carving out a path in singing and causing occasional havoc. We … Continue reading "Cash Me Outside girl speaks out on Logan Paul scandal: It’s not OK"

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It was once the flagship Burdines store. Now the Macy’s in downtown Miami is closing

In a sign of the challenges facing brick-and-mortar retail, Macy’s announced Thursday morning that its downtown Miami store will close. The downtown store, at 22 East Flagler St., is one of 11 stores around the nation that Macy’s said would be getting the ax. The others are in California, Indiana, Idaho, Michigan, Ohio and Vermont. … Continue reading "It was once the flagship Burdines store. Now the Macy’s in downtown Miami is closing"

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Yes, Miami is cold. But at least we don’ t have to worry about a bomb cyclone

Miami is cold. For us, that is. A Northerner would trade places with us in a New York minute right about now. Yep, as we yelp about temperatures in the 40s, some unfortunate souls are literally trudging to work amid a 24 degree snowstorm of epic proportions. Brrrrr it's cold outside ⛄️ even in Miami! … Continue reading "Yes, Miami is cold. But at least we don’ t have to worry about a bomb cyclone"

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Pop singer Halsey looks to be snorting something illegal on a yacht in Miami

What happened in Miami may not stay there for Halsey. UK gossip behemoth The Daily Mail obtained photos of the pop singer snorting an unknown substance. On a yacht. So is that considered public or private since she was on the open seas? In one pic, the “Bad At Love”Closer” chart topper bring what appears to … Continue reading "Pop singer Halsey looks to be snorting something illegal on a yacht in Miami"

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We need to talk about those pretty, plastic sprinkles at the Museum of Ice Cream

Not the sprinkles!!! Since opening during Art Basel Miami Beach, The Museum of Ice Cream has beckoned locals and visitors alike with icy-meets-sweet allure. Located at Faena District at 3400 Collins Ave. on Miami Beach, the over the top pink palace is devoted to most everyone’s favorite frozen treat. The way femme dessert lover’s destination, with other … Continue reading "We need to talk about those pretty, plastic sprinkles at the Museum of Ice Cream"

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It’s so cold the line for hot churros is out the door at this Miami restaurant

In Miami, cold isn’t measured by the sudden drop in mercury. It’s measured by the sudden increase in the line outside La Palma Cuban restaurant for hot chocolate and churros. When it was still over 65 degrees Wednesday afternoon, the line outside La Palma was a modest 20 or so. Then the temperature started to … Continue reading "It’s so cold the line for hot churros is out the door at this Miami restaurant"

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How to park in Brickell City Centre without losing your car

Spanning three city blocks in the heart of downtown Miami, Brickell City Centre is brimming with 500,000 square feet of shopping (like, whoa). Anchored by Saks Fifth Avenue, the four-story open-air mall boasts more than 80 stores for every budget (hooray!) such as Apple, Victoria’s Secret, Bath & Body Works, Pinko, Zara, MAC Cosmetics, Lululemon, Stuart … Continue reading "How to park in Brickell City Centre without losing your car"

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What if it snowed again in Miami? We couldn’t handle it.

The winter storm that dropped snow on Tallahassee is not going to drop snow on Miami. But if it did? You know we’d be a freezing, scared, whining, hot mess. Miamians are generally pretty brave. We hunt flying cockroaches the size of our heads with only a chancleta for a weapon. We stare down a … Continue reading "What if it snowed again in Miami? We couldn’t handle it."

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DJ Khaled will soon be half the man he used to be

DJ Khaled’s son is no longer going to be the neverending topic of discussion on the rap producer’s SnapChat account. Now the Miami-based super producer is going to be spending much of his social media time documenting his weight loss journey as the “Social Media Ambassador” for Weight Watchers. The company, whose shares were #blessed … Continue reading "DJ Khaled will soon be half the man he used to be"

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Beach Polo-palooza is back and you can score some FREE VIP tickets now

The Beach Polo World Cup returns to South Beach January 4-7, and it’s not just about the matches. You can also look forward to a slew of aprés polo parties and events where you can rub shoulders with players, celebrities, and Miami’s glitterati. The best part? We’re giving away two VIP tickets for the first day of … Continue reading "Beach Polo-palooza is back and you can score some FREE VIP tickets now"

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If you can’t get to this ‘World’s Best’ restaurant, its chef is coming to Miami Beach

José Mendín may be one of People Magazine’s Sexiest Chefs, but this month he will cook alongside one of the world’s best chefs. Chef Massimo Bottura, whose Modena, Italy restaurant Osteria Francescana has been named-second best in the world and has three Michelin stars, will join Mendin for the chef collab Mendín & Friends at Mendin’s new Habitat at 1 … Continue reading "If you can’t get to this ‘World’s Best’ restaurant, its chef is coming to Miami Beach"

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Cold weather is coming, and Miami is about to lose its mind

So remember how you were posting photographs of your sunny, warm holidays on the beach, Florida? Payback time is here. Cold weather is coming. And those flip flops are not going to cut it. Here in the 305 we lose our minds when temperatures dip below 70. We’re used to sweating, and starting Wednesday, we could … Continue reading "Cold weather is coming, and Miami is about to lose its mind"

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This spot above Lincoln Road will make you forget you’re in a parking garage

With its breathtaking views of the Miami Beach skyline and lush open-air dining room, Juvia is a jewel on Lincoln Road. Located on the penthouse level of the iconic 1111 Lincoln Road garage, the space feels less like a commercial restaurant and more like somebody’s swanky (and sprawling) rooftop apartment — lending lunch, brunch, and dinner … Continue reading "This spot above Lincoln Road will make you forget you’re in a parking garage"

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It’s located in a historic South Beach building. Now take a peek at this hotel’s new renovations.

While The Gates South Beach (2360 Collins Ave., South Beach; 305-860-9444) has technically occupied the property on Collins Avenue once home to the historic, mid-century Ankara Motel for about a year, the hotel is now ready to debut the transformation into its own identity. BROWSE: Miami.com Guide – Hotels The property was originally restored and developed … Continue reading "It’s located in a historic South Beach building. Now take a peek at this hotel’s new renovations."

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7 charming South Beach boutique hotels you didn’t know about

South Beach hotels offer a fabulous variety that includes a smattering of under-the-radar boutique hotels. Many of these are housed in the historic Art Deco or Mediterranean Revival buildings and offer plenty of charm with your stay. Whether you’re looking for Pop Art and Art Deco ephemera or a tranquil front courtyard, these South Beach hotels … Continue reading "7 charming South Beach boutique hotels you didn’t know about"

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This ‘Love & Hip Hop Miami’ star doesn’t care what you think about her hair

Who  caught the premiere of Love & Hip Hop Miami Monday night? It’s understandable if you missed the first episode, it being National Hangover Day, aka New Year’s Day, and all. But we are here to tell you: VH1’s  #LHHMIA, which follows the careers of a handful of up and coming rappers in the Magic City,  … Continue reading "This ‘Love & Hip Hop Miami’ star doesn’t care what you think about her hair"

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No money? No problem! Head to these free events in Miami this weekend.

Went a little off budget during the holidays, did you? No worries, we’re here to help with a list of free events including gallery hopping and live entertainment under the stars in Coral Gables, free admission to various museums and live music.

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Publix subs are Florida’s only claim to culinary fame, Thrillist says. We disagree.

Totally legit and not at all cheesy website Thrillist recently decreed Publix subs the best sandwiches in the country. How can we argue? We fought a Twitter war with Philly.com over Publix’s superiority to Wawa and also just ordered a chicken tender sub online. Extra pickle, please. We live for Publix subs. We do not … Continue reading "Publix subs are Florida’s only claim to culinary fame, Thrillist says. We disagree."

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The moon is about to do something it hasn’t done in more than 150 years

Call it whatever you like — a blue red moon, a purple moon, a blood moon — but the moon will be a special sight on Jan. 31. Three separate celestial events will occur simultaneously that night, resulting in what some are calling a super blue blood moon eclipse. The astronomical rarity hasn’t happened for … Continue reading "The moon is about to do something it hasn’t done in more than 150 years"

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What’s the hot color of 2018? This Hollywood royal thinks she knows

Hailey Baldwin did the smart thing: headed south for the winter. While much of the country was attacked  by an Arctic blast, the model jetted to Miami to take advantage of all we have to offer here. Namely: the weather. By the looks of paparazzi pics, Baldwin, the daughter of actor Stephen Baldwin and niece … Continue reading "What’s the hot color of 2018? This Hollywood royal thinks she knows"

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Would you let ‘The Fat Jew’ officiate your wedding? Well, it happened in Miami.

Josh Ostrovsky, a.k.a. The Fat Jew (formerly The Fat Jewish), wears many hats, but he could have used a yarmulke this weekend. The comic and Instagram star, who has since atoned for his sins after being accused of stealing jokes from big name comedians,  presided over a wedding this Saturday at Nikki Beach in Miami. … Continue reading "Would you let ‘The Fat Jew’ officiate your wedding? Well, it happened in Miami."

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Forget freezing in Times Square. Pitbull thinks celebrating the new year in Miami is far superior

We had a little bit of our own Times Square right here in Miami, without temperatures in the teens. Pitbull lit up his very own New Year’s Eve special on Sunday night at Bayfront Park downtown, a few weeks after losing his nationally televised Fox gig, which was taken over by Steve Harvey. As part … Continue reading "Forget freezing in Times Square. Pitbull thinks celebrating the new year in Miami is far superior"

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Eva Longoria and her baby bump take Miami for the holidays

Eva Longoria wouldn’t let a little thing like pregnancy get in the way of her fun. On Friday, the Lowriders actress and her husband José “Pepe” Antonio Bastón had dinner at Juvia with a group. They sat on the rooftop terrace overlooking the view of South Beach. The onetime “Desperate Housewives” star was also spotted at Seaspice Saturday night, drinking … Continue reading "Eva Longoria and her baby bump take Miami for the holidays"

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Miami Bucket List: All the things you need to do in Miami before you die

The list of things you need to do in order to reach Peak Miami is long. But let’s make 2018 the year that we all try to do all of the things that we say we’re going to do every year (but never do). Here is your Miami bucket list. Browse: Miami Guide

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Miami resolutions for the New Year that will help you be less Miami

Everybody makes resolutions for the New Year, even if they usually don’t work out. But Miami resolutions are different. The list of positive behaviors we should embrace is long and exhausting,  so let’s concentrate on a few Miami resolutions for 2018 that could improve our lives in simple ways. We vow to follow them. OK, some … Continue reading "Miami resolutions for the New Year that will help you be less Miami"

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Haitian soup joumou is a New Year tradition. But can you change the recipe without ruining it?

There is no shortage of food traditions to ring in the new year. There are black-eyed peas and popping 12 grapes with every chime of the clock. Then there is pumpkin soup, or soup joumou (pronounced joo-moo) to be exact. For Haitians, this aromatic meal steeped both in tradition and vegetables is as much about … Continue reading "Haitian soup joumou is a New Year tradition. But can you change the recipe without ruining it?"

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Fun and free Miami yoga classes to attend for the New Year

The new year is coming whether you’re ready or not. Make sure you’re the latter, by resetting your energy and committing to wellness with these exciting yoga classes in Miami. READ: Drafting your New Year’s resolutions? This South Beach hotel wants to help TonedAF Pop Up at the 1 Hotel South Beach Get a head … Continue reading "Fun and free Miami yoga classes to attend for the New Year"

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What’s your travel personality? We picked 11 Miami hotels for every type.

Every traveler’s looking for something a little different when they plan a trip to Miami. From scenesters to foodies and the best overall value, these are some of our favorite hotels for every travel personality.

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Miami Heat’s Nike NBA jerseys are the most Miami thing we have ever seen

They won’t officially be unveiled until January, but Nike’s NBA “City Edition” uniforms have been leaking out from retailers. The Miami Heat’s uniform pays a fitting homage to the team’s past. Based on a photo tweeted by Uni Watch’s Phil Hecken, the Heat will wear white jerseys with pink, black and powder blue accents — … Continue reading "Miami Heat’s Nike NBA jerseys are the most Miami thing we have ever seen"

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Before you ring in 2018, close out the year at these free events

Spend Friday night at Calle Ocho in Little Havana or listening to jazz in Downtown North Miami. Plus, bust a gut at the annual King Mango Strut then ring in 2018 with Mr. 305 on New Year’s Eve.

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Pick your favorites now. Love & Hip Hop Miami’s cast is a mix of legends and unknowns

The Love & Hip Hop franchise is finally making its way to Miami. Love & Hip Hop Miami is promising to be full of drama as usual, but this time Haitian-American producer Mona Scott-Young has invited two artists with established careers. Trina and Trick Daddy will mingle among emerging artists and personalities. The franchise’s entry … Continue reading "Pick your favorites now. Love & Hip Hop Miami’s cast is a mix of legends and unknowns"

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Walter Mercado recomienda las magias para despedir el 2017 y recibir el 2018 con mucha energía y buena suerte

Ha llegado el momento de despedir el 2017 y recibir con alegría y positivismo el 2018. Después de tanto dolor, pérdidas humanas y materiales que hemos padecido en nuestra querida Isla ahora estamos en el proceso de recuperación y de crear un nuevo Puerto Rico. En el horóscopo chino es el año del perro de … Continue reading "Walter Mercado recomienda las magias para despedir el 2017 y recibir el 2018 con mucha energía y buena suerte"

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Shakira canceled more tour dates. Is she still coming to South Florida?

Well, we saw this coming. When Shakira announced in November that she was canceling several dates on the European leg of her “El Dorado” tour, South Florida’s Jan. 11 concert date seemed a bit questionable. Read More: Why Did Shakira Just Cancel a Bunch of Tour Dates?  But today she officially announced that she is … Continue reading "Shakira canceled more tour dates. Is she still coming to South Florida?"

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WATCH: Youtube stars The Chonga Girls and La Abuela come together to make flan

Miami Youtube sensation, The Chonga Girls returned to teach us how to make a delicious flan for the holidays. And this time they have enlisted the help of another online personality, Abuela, to help them out. The video, which was uploaded on Christmas Day, gives instructions on how to cook the special dessert and also shows the … Continue reading "WATCH: Youtube stars The Chonga Girls and La Abuela come together to make flan"

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A beginner’s guide to Miami botánicas

Well, hello there. And welcome to The Most Wonderful Time of Year™. No, wait! That’s the season premiere of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Because let’s face it, for every sparkling glass of bubbly you sip on this time of year, in Miami there’s a piping hot bowl of suck to chase it down. What we’re trying … Continue reading "A beginner’s guide to Miami botánicas"

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How to live your best life in 2018, according to Walter Mercado

The time has come to say goodbye to 2017 and welcome 2018 with happiness and positivity. After suffering so much pain and human and material losses in our beloved Puerto Rico, we are now in the process of recovering and recreating the island. In the Chinese calendar, it is the year of the dog — … Continue reading "How to live your best life in 2018, according to Walter Mercado"

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Heard of cuffing season? Probably not, because Miami doesn’t have one.

While the rest of the country is approaching peak cuffing season, you’re reading this in Miami and it’s probably a nice 85 degrees. You might not even know what “cuffing season” is, which is a shame because it was a 2017 inductee into the Word of the Year list. Whatever, let me clue you in. … Continue reading "Heard of cuffing season? Probably not, because Miami doesn’t have one."

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Can you buy food and meds on Christmas? Here are the stores that are open or closed

Need that last minute gift, a refill on your blood pressure meds, or just aren’t into that whole Christmas thing and want to know what’s open and closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day? You can always pop over to one of South Florida’s kosher markets or delis like Kosher Kingdom in Aventura, KosherLand in Surfside, … Continue reading "Can you buy food and meds on Christmas? Here are the stores that are open or closed"

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What’s the right time to show up at a Miami party?

Time, like most things, moves at a different speed in Miami. This is especially true when you’re going to a party or trying to get home on the Palmetto. But it’s especially true with parties. Doesn’t matter where you live, nobody wants to be the first to arrive. But that’s a thousand times more true … Continue reading "What’s the right time to show up at a Miami party?"

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They used to be band mates. Now these konpa stars battle on Christmas Eve.

Usually Haitian konpa fans have to choose between Midnight Mass and the club on Christmas Eve. Well, this year, add dueling konpa parties to the mix. Both Revolution Live in Fort Lauderdale and Cafe Iguana in Pembroke Pines will be hosting all-star lineups featuring some of the hottest bands in the field. And if that’s … Continue reading "They used to be band mates. Now these konpa stars battle on Christmas Eve."

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Miami Beach Hotels: What’s opening, what’s coming soon and what is still closed after Irma

Stay in the know with the latest hotel openings, closings and what’s coming soon. We’re Getting a Palihouse Trendy Los Angeles-based boutique hotel group Paligroup has its eyes on both Miami and Seattle as the first two cities outside of California to expand its brand. With popular hotels in Santa Monica, West Hollywood and Melrose, … Continue reading "Miami Beach Hotels: What’s opening, what’s coming soon and what is still closed after Irma"

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Move over Museum of Ice Cream. These Florida hotels were already doing Millennial pink.

The Museum of Ice Cream may have opened inside the Faena District for all of your on-trend, Millennial pink Instagram staging enjoyment, but Florida hotels seems to have been ahead of the trend with this of-the-moment hue. Wait, what exactly is Millennial pink and why should we care, you ask? The color seems to have … Continue reading "Move over Museum of Ice Cream. These Florida hotels were already doing Millennial pink."

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8 Ways to Ring in the New Year at Miami Hotels

Still scrambling to figure out your New Year’s plans? We’ve scoured Miami’s hotel scene for the best staycation packages, parties, dinners, spa deals and brunches to round out your celebrations. Read More: The Ultimate Guide to New Year’s Eve Parties in Miami 1. New Year’s Eve Experience at EAST, Miami Check into EAST, Miami (788 … Continue reading "8 Ways to Ring in the New Year at Miami Hotels"

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No one is too broke to party at these free New Year’s Eve events in Miami

You’ll be poppin’ bottles all night (and nursing that hangover the next day) but at least you can make your New Year’s resolutions while having some free fun. Read More: The Ultimate Guide to New Year’s Eve 2018 Parties in Miami

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January in Miami is full of concerts, festivals and shows. Here are the events that have us excited.

Miami events in January hit the floor running and never slow down. Start 2018 with a slew of cultural events — Dawoud Bey’s “The Birmingham Project” makes its way to the Frost Museum of Art, get your Gatsby on at Art Deco Weekend, indulge in chocolate at Fairchild, and see the world descend on the … Continue reading "January in Miami is full of concerts, festivals and shows. Here are the events that have us excited."

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Here is the most Miami playlist of Christmas songs that ever existed

The holiday season is in full swing and whether you’re hitting stores for last-minute gifts or hanging around home baking cookies, here are 25 songs to get you in the spirit for your Miami Christmas. READ: Ultimate Guide to New Year’s Eve 2018 Parties in Miami 1. “What Christmas Means to Me”- Stevie Wonder A … Continue reading "Here is the most Miami playlist of Christmas songs that ever existed"

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VIDEO: Here’s what it’s like to ride the new 93-foot Aventura Mall slide

  That giant 93-foot glass-and-steel slide that’s been tantalizing shoppers at Aventura Mall for months is finally ready to ride. The “Aventura Slide Tower,” which was designed by German sculptor Carsten Höller, opened to the public Monday — the crowning touch in the first phase of Aventura Mall’s ambitious, $214 million expansion. Additions include a … Continue reading "VIDEO: Here’s what it’s like to ride the new 93-foot Aventura Mall slide"

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Why don’t people ever buy enough croquetas for their Miami parties?

All over Miami, party hosts are doing the math. Long after the holiday coquito is just a memory,  they’re struggling for an answer to an eternal question. Exactly how many croquetas should we order for the party? Because you can order a platter of 25.  Or you can serve up 100. You could probably even order … Continue reading "Why don’t people ever buy enough croquetas for their Miami parties?"

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South Florida is getting a Barneys New York. Our fancy cred is skyrocketing.

After months of speculation (and obsession from Miami’s well-heeled shopper set), it’s official like a referee with a whistle: Bal Harbour Shops confirms Barneys New York will open a 53,000-square-foot, three-level store in 2023. The future Bal Harbour store marks the brand’s first location in Florida. Right now, Barneys New York operates flagship stores uptown on … Continue reading "South Florida is getting a Barneys New York. Our fancy cred is skyrocketing."

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Get ready for giant burritos: Chuy’s is opening its first South Florida location

Attention, burrito lovers: Chuy’s, the Elvis-obsessed, Austin-based Tex Mex chain, will open its first South Florida location in February. The new restaurant at 8001 NW 36th St. is Chuy’s ninth Florida location. It’s the 91st location for the brand, which opened its first restaurant in Austin, Texas, 35 years ago. Chuy’s has expanded to 19 … Continue reading "Get ready for giant burritos: Chuy’s is opening its first South Florida location"

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Rotisserie chicken and craft cocktails are coming to Wynwood

Inspired by the Dutch hotspot Rotisserie Amsterdam, Le Chick Rotisserie is opening in early 2018 at 310 NW 24th St. in Wynwood. The name is pronounced Le Chic, as in the Chic song, “Le Freak.” Le Chick, they tell us, will be a destination for cocktails, comfort food, and of course rotisserie chicken. Rotisserie chicken hasn’t been … Continue reading "Rotisserie chicken and craft cocktails are coming to Wynwood"

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Rotisserie chicken and craft cocktails are coming to Wynwood

Inspired by the Dutch hotspot Rotisserie Amsterdam, Le Chick Rotisserie is opening in early 2018 at 310 NW 24th St. in Wynwood. The name is pronounced Le Chic, as in the Chic song, “Le Freak.” Le Chick, they tell us, will be a destination for cocktails, comfort food, and of course rotisserie chicken. Rotisserie chicken hasn’t been … Continue reading "Rotisserie chicken and craft cocktails are coming to Wynwood"

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Think rent in Miami is too expensive? Brace yourself for 2018, study says

Miami rent is too high — that’s according to analysis that concludes a large majority of renters are spending too much of their incomes toward housing in the city. But don’t expect the rental crisis to improve in 2018. It only gets worse from here, according to a study by the personal finance website GOBankingRates. … Continue reading "Think rent in Miami is too expensive? Brace yourself for 2018, study says"

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Think rent in Miami is too expensive? Brace yourself for 2018, study says

Miami rent is too high — that’s according to analysis that concludes a large majority of renters are spending too much of their incomes toward housing in the city. But don’t expect the rental crisis to improve in 2018. It only gets worse from here, according to a study by the personal finance website GOBankingRates. … Continue reading "Think rent in Miami is too expensive? Brace yourself for 2018, study says"

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Think rent in Miami is too expensive? Brace yourself for 2018, study says

Miami rent is too high — that’s according to analysis that concludes a large majority of renters are spending too much of their incomes toward housing in the city. But don’t expect the rental crisis to improve in 2018. It only gets worse from here, according to a study by the personal finance website GOBankingRates. … Continue reading "Think rent in Miami is too expensive? Brace yourself for 2018, study says"

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Think rent in Miami is too expensive? Brace yourself for 2018, study says

Miami rent is too high — that’s according to analysis that concludes a large majority of renters are spending too much of their incomes toward housing in the city. But don’t expect the rental crisis to improve in 2018. It only gets worse from here, according to a study by the personal finance website GOBankingRates. … Continue reading "Think rent in Miami is too expensive? Brace yourself for 2018, study says"

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How pregnant is Eva Longoria? We just saw her two weeks ago!

We saw her only a few weeks ago at the Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series in Miami during Art Basel but we didn’t notice any baby bumps on Eva Longoria! But it turns out the “Telenovela” actress is expecting and was preggers when we bumped into her at the party. According to Hola! magazine, sources close … Continue reading "How pregnant is Eva Longoria? We just saw her two weeks ago!"

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Anna Kournikova and Enrique Iglesias have a new addition to their home. It screams ‘mind your business’

Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova surprised the world with the birth of new twins. And while fans question whether the former female tennis star was ever pregnant, the couple is trying to ensure the world doesn’t find out any more of their secrets — with a 16-foot wall around their Miami home. READ: Anna Kournikova and … Continue reading "Anna Kournikova and Enrique Iglesias have a new addition to their home. It screams ‘mind your business’"

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Joanna Krupa is selling her Brickell condo after the split with her ex-husband

Former Real Housewife of Miami Joanna Krupa is recently divorced and trying to pocket some cash. TMZ reports that after the split in August with her ex-husband Romain Zago, Krupa officially relocated to Los Angeles and left their Brickell condo behind. But the Polish-American model told US Weekly that trying to maintain their four-year marriage … Continue reading "Joanna Krupa is selling her Brickell condo after the split with her ex-husband"

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Don’t be the worst person on social media with your dumb, tacky holiday posts

People are pretty much always annoying on social media, but during the holiday season they seem to get a little worse. So we have provided this handy guide so you can avoid aggravating friends, family and that stalker from high school you can’t seem to shake. Here are the dos and don’ts of the social … Continue reading "Don’t be the worst person on social media with your dumb, tacky holiday posts"

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A possible marriage? Nope. Here’s why Birdman’s selling his Miami Beach home

Rap mogul Bryan “Birdman” Williams, whose labels have been home to dozens of stars like Nicki Minaj, Drake, Lil Wayne and Rick Ross, is facing the foreclosure of a Miami Beach house he bought in 2012 for $14.5 million, according to Miami-Dade County records. Williams, 48, the founder of Cash Money records, was just sued … Continue reading "A possible marriage? Nope. Here’s why Birdman’s selling his Miami Beach home"

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Spent all your money on Christmas? You can still go to these cheap events this weekend.

Need a few holiday events before Christmas? Good. You can also get into the Caribbean spirit with reggae sounds and a marketplace or tour a museum in the historic Art Deco district or catch a cult classic film from the 1980s. Read More: ‘Tis the season: Your ultimate guide to family-friendly holiday events and activities

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Miami is so special there’s a champagne named after us

We fancy. Miami is a hot city, in more ways than one, and we are currently being acknowledged as the hip, happening metropolis we are. Chichi French champagne house Nicolas Feuillatte has come out with a limited edition Cityscape Gift Box and it’s got our name written all over it. Literally. A champagne that has our name … Continue reading "Miami is so special there’s a champagne named after us"

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Selena Gomez’ mom is torn over Justin Bieber and the anniversary of her unborn child

There are two things seared into the memory of Selena Gomez’ mom. The first is the loss of a daughter. The second is her celebrity daughter’s tumultuous relationship with Justin Bieber. Mandy Teefy opened her heart Monday to Instagram followers, thanking them for honoring her unborn child, Scarlett, who she lost to a miscarriage on … Continue reading "Selena Gomez’ mom is torn over Justin Bieber and the anniversary of her unborn child"

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Italian playboy Gianluca Vacchi is throwing a New Year’s Eve party (and you can go)

Chances are if you go to this party on New Year’s Eve you will end up on Instagram. And just not anyone’s Instagram’s account:  Gianluca Vacchi’s account (he has 11.2 million followers so it’s kind of a big deal). You know this guy: He’s that superbuff, heavily tattoed Italian multimillionaire who struts his stuff all … Continue reading "Italian playboy Gianluca Vacchi is throwing a New Year’s Eve party (and you can go)"

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MTV’s reality show ‘Siesta Key’ is back for a second season — and Twitter seems happy

The beach is back. MTV’s “Siesta Key.” The show’s Facebook page just alerted viewers to tune in at 10 p.m. Jan. 15. The show continues with the scantily clad 20 something crew doing what they do: fighting, loving, drinking and hitting the beach in the Sarasota area. This is not to be confused with MTV … Continue reading "MTV’s reality show ‘Siesta Key’ is back for a second season — and Twitter seems happy"

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Wynwood just got a little cooler with a place catering to kids (and adults)

Of course, you like Wynwood. It’s cool, full of art, cool eateries and hip architecture. You’re an adult. But when you think of family fun, it’s not necessarily go-to stop. Right? Get used to the idea of Wynwood being a kid friendly destination with the opening of FunDimension. It’s basically a 15,000 square foot arcade … Continue reading "Wynwood just got a little cooler with a place catering to kids (and adults)"

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Drink them you will: Try these “Star Wars” cocktails, and the Force will be with you

Whether you’re a true superfan or just hopping on the bandwagon, get ready for some “Star Wars” cocktails. The best part? You don’t have to travel to a galaxy far, far away for these serious space tipples. Just head to Purdy Lounge – they will be served through December. Or you can try these recipes, … Continue reading "Drink them you will: Try these “Star Wars” cocktails, and the Force will be with you"

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Anna Kournikova and Enrique Iglesias just had twins. But was she pregnant?

Miami power couple Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova just out-Beyonced Beyonce. But they didn’t drop a secret album without telling anyone. According to TMZ, the pair became parents of twins over the weekend. But who even knew they were pregnant? Anyone? TMZ sources say the babies are named Lucy and Nicholas. The gossip site even did … Continue reading "Anna Kournikova and Enrique Iglesias just had twins. But was she pregnant?"

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Demi Lovato is ‘sorry not sorry’ for the denim garter belt she wore to Jingle Ball

iHeartRadio’s Jingle Ball is one of the highlights of the holiday season for pop music lovers. And the highlight of Jingle Ball for South Florida was this amazing outfit pulled together by the fierce and fashion forward Demi Lovato. Obviously, Demi wasn’t aware that the temperatures had dropped a bit in Miami and it wasn’t … Continue reading "Demi Lovato is ‘sorry not sorry’ for the denim garter belt she wore to Jingle Ball"

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Venezuelan singer ‘El Puma’ is undergoing a double lung transplant at Jackson Memorial Hospital

Famed singer “El Puma” is in failing health. The Venezuelan singer (born José Luis Rodríguez) was admitted to Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami early Monday set for a double lung transplant, reports Efe news agency. Rodriguez was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in 2000, which according to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, is a degenerative … Continue reading "Venezuelan singer ‘El Puma’ is undergoing a double lung transplant at Jackson Memorial Hospital"

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Miami ranked 8th best city for New Year’s Eve. Wait, who’s better than us?

You may think Miami is the best place to party on New Year’s Eve. But WalletHub says you’re wrong. The personal finance website has decreed Miami only the eighth best city in which to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Eighth? How is this possible? Sure, you need to take out a home equity loan to go … Continue reading "Miami ranked 8th best city for New Year’s Eve. Wait, who’s better than us?"

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Emily Estefan is in love — and wants the world to meet her girlfriend

Emily Estefan has found love. And the daughter of music stars Gloria and Emilio Estefan is yelling it from the rooftops (well, social media). The 23-year-old singer posted two telling pictures and lengthy posts to her 108,000 followers on Instagram over the weekend. What does it feel like to have words like THIS written about … Continue reading "Emily Estefan is in love — and wants the world to meet her girlfriend"

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Work out (or cure your hangover) at a new Anatomy at 1220 in Miami

Target, West Elm, Sugarcane, Nordstrom Rack, Five Guys — ah, Midtown Miami, how we love you. And we’ll love you more come fall 2018. Midtown will be adding a brand new Anatomy at 1220 health and wellness sanctuary. That’s a fancy gym, if you don’t know. The Midtown location marks the gym’s second outpost in the 305 … Continue reading "Work out (or cure your hangover) at a new Anatomy at 1220 in Miami"

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‘Que Pasa, U.S.A.?’ live show is in such high demand, they just added five more dates

The people have spoken and they want more “¿Qué Pasa, U.S.A.?” What began as a two-show run when announced in November, will now be a nine-show run due to the ravenous appetite for “¿Qué Pasa, U.S.A.? Today,” the highly-anticipated Spanglish stage revival of the iconic show. The play offers an homage to the iconic and beloved television series”¿Qué Pasa, … Continue reading "‘Que Pasa, U.S.A.?’ live show is in such high demand, they just added five more dates"

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Top places to go for fun, leisure and history in Coral Gables

Coral Gables offers a host of attractions. Start your day in the company of Coral Gables’ own founder, George Merrick, and picture his childhood in the famed gabled-roof house filled with his art, furniture and personal treasures. Subtropical Matheson Hammock Park has a saltwater “atoll” pool favored by families who enjoy its safe beach, bayfront … Continue reading "Top places to go for fun, leisure and history in Coral Gables"

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Lies! Abuse! A nosy suegra! This telenovela star is living a scandalous drama off screen.

Let’s hope that staying busy will help keep telenovela star Julian Gil’s mind distracted from the off screen drama in his life. The Argentine galan, who has starred in “Eva Luna,” will be hosting tonight’s Premios Univision Deportes, a gala to honor the best Latin athletes that will broadcast live on Univision from Miami. He … Continue reading "Lies! Abuse! A nosy suegra! This telenovela star is living a scandalous drama off screen."

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Coconut Grove, home to Miami history and wonder, offers these best places to explore

A little bohemian, a little Bahamian and altogether fascinating, Coconut Grove is a place where people can stroll tree-lined streets, pop in at galleries, cafes and bookstores and savor a waterfront ambience. History and heritage still echo through “The Grove,” as you discover when strolling beside the bay at Peacock Park; or by visiting Ralph … Continue reading "Coconut Grove, home to Miami history and wonder, offers these best places to explore"

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DJ Khaled checks out opening of new speakeasy. And yes, Asahd was there, too

DJ Khaled may be the new Flo Rida – he’s the most ubiquitous celeb on the South Florida nightlife scene. But his 2-year-old son Asahd has a busier social life than most millennials. Khaled, wife Nicole and the tot  headed to the Fort Lauderdale grand opening of The Hideaway on Wednesday night. Michael Tuck, owner … Continue reading "DJ Khaled checks out opening of new speakeasy. And yes, Asahd was there, too"

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New Key West by Nikki Beach opens as a big fat love letter to seafood

Nikki Beach started out decades ago as the spring break-friendly Penrod’s. Later it exploded onto the international scene as a chic St. Tropez-style chain. Now the SoFi landmark has undergone another revamp. It’s highlighting closer-to-home vibes with Key West by Nikki Beach, a new seafood restaurant described as a “love letter” to owner Jack Penrod’s … Continue reading "New Key West by Nikki Beach opens as a big fat love letter to seafood"

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Miami ‘Star Wars’ fans: Use your Jedi mind tricks to win at this trivia night

So you say you’re a “Star Wars” fan. You know your Jyn Erso from your Kylo Ren. You haven’t slept since you bought your tickets for “The Last Jedi.”  And you bought tickets for six different showings. Good. But how well do you know the prequels? Did you manage to stay awake through all of … Continue reading "Miami ‘Star Wars’ fans: Use your Jedi mind tricks to win at this trivia night"

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Gwyneth Paltrow is coming to Wynwood to fix your life — with Goop products, natch

From jade eggs to vaginal steaming to anal sex to “conscious uncoupling” — Gwyneth Paltrow consistently imparts unsolicited (Read: awesome) advice via her website Goop. Lucky for those of us in Miami, the multi-hyphenate mogul is making a  rare open-to-the-public appearance (yes, in IRL!) at the Goop Gift pop-up this Friday, Dec. 15 from 3 to … Continue reading "Gwyneth Paltrow is coming to Wynwood to fix your life — with Goop products, natch"

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Coquito is better than eggnog. There is no comparison.

Christmas isn’t Christmas in Miami until your fridge has at least two bottles of Coquito chilling. For those unfamiliar with the traditional holiday drink, Coquito is a creamy, coconut-based beverage that is a staple in Puerto Rico and by extension Miami. The recipe involves evaporated milk, cream of coconut, sweetened condensed milk, vanilla extract and ground … Continue reading "Coquito is better than eggnog. There is no comparison."

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Kevin Hart has been caught with women from Miami to Vegas. Now he feels bad.

Kevin Hart doesn’t mind when people come after him, but don’t mess with wifey. When the whole cheating scandal blew wide open, the real victim was Eniko Parrish, Hart’s pregnant wife, he said during an interview with Power 105’s ‘Breakfast Club’ Thursday morning. Make sure y'all tune in tomorrow am!!!!! Major Shoutout to my @breakfastclubam Family…..Honestly … Continue reading "Kevin Hart has been caught with women from Miami to Vegas. Now he feels bad."

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That was fast: Is Elle Macpherson back together with her Miami billionaire?

It may not be over, after all. Back in June, Miami.com heard Elle Macpherson and Jeff Soffer were splitting. Aussie publication Woman’s Day reported the power couple was living separate lives due to a) Soffer’s “roving eye” and b) the two weren’t able to have kids together. “Elle was convinced Jeff was seeing other women behind her … Continue reading "That was fast: Is Elle Macpherson back together with her Miami billionaire?"

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The Haitian arts community just lost two icons. Little Haiti will honor them this weekend.

Sounds of Little Haiti, the monthly series at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex that celebrates the music, food and culture of Haiti, will have a more reverent mood this month. Last Sunday, Miami’s Haitian community lost two of its beloved creators – visual artist Joseph Wilfrid Daleus and folk singer and activist Joseph Emmanuel “Manno” Charlemagne.  … Continue reading "The Haitian arts community just lost two icons. Little Haiti will honor them this weekend."

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Wynwood’s 1-800-Lucky Market is open. Here are the 4 best things we ate

Wynwood’s first Asian-themed marketplace,  1-800-Lucky, opened its doors this month to hungry crowds happy to compete for tables. On the menu: dim sum, Vietnamese sandwiches and matcha green tea ice cream. Complete with seven food vendors offering a variety of Asian cuisine, a karaoke bar and a small theater for private events, 1-800-Lucky is also … Continue reading "Wynwood’s 1-800-Lucky Market is open. Here are the 4 best things we ate"

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Brickell City Centre’s new two-story, 30,000-square-foot Zara just opened! Here’s a sneak peek.

Christmas came early to Brickell City Centre. How so? A huuuuuge Zara just popped opened in the buzz-y mall nestled in the Miami’s Financial District. Spanning a sprawling 30,851 square feet, the two-story (woah!) shop is brimming with on-trend, wallet-friendly fashion finds for men, women and the kiddos. We snooped around for you all (because… … Continue reading "Brickell City Centre’s new two-story, 30,000-square-foot Zara just opened! Here’s a sneak peek."

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Ricky Martin headlining major ceremony to christen new ship in Miami

It’s about to get very VIP in about a week up in here. MSC Cruises has announced a celebrity lineup for the upcoming christening ceremony for MSC Seaside on Dec 21 at PortMiami. MSC Cruises is all set for a major christening ceremony for its newest cruise ship MSC Seaside. The ship will have its naming … Continue reading "Ricky Martin headlining major ceremony to christen new ship in Miami"

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Emma Roberts braves cold temperatures to hit the beach: ‘J’adore Miami’

A little chilly Miami weather didn’t bother Emma Roberts. The Daily Mail got snaps of her braving the low temps in a bathing suit. We’ve been averaging in the 60s for the past few days. Not exactly beach weather. The “Scream Queens” actress also posted a video while in town with L.A. stylist Bret Elkin. … Continue reading "Emma Roberts braves cold temperatures to hit the beach: ‘J’adore Miami’"

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Art Basel may be over, but there’s still lots of art to see in Miami

The throngs of collectors, art enthusiasts – and, let’s be honest, partiers – from Art Basel are long gone. Now’s the perfect time to check out all the Miami art you couldn’t get to last week. Here’s what you can still see around town. Read more: Five stupid things we witnessed during Miami Art Week

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Stretch marks are the latest trend. Miami needs to get on board.

A British retailer has vowed never to Photoshop out their model’s stretch marks in a new campaign. An artist is making glittery works of art out of women’s stretch marks. The goal is to promote images that challenge people to accept themselves as they are — stretchmarks and all. Miami needs to get on board. … Continue reading "Stretch marks are the latest trend. Miami needs to get on board."

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Traffic jams and other horrible experiences to avoid in Miami

Sure, Miami is a fun place with lots to do. We have tons of suggestions to keep you occupied, whether you’re spending a week here, just popping in for a long weekend or merely driving south from Broward. But there are a few things you’re better off missing. Trust us. Here’s a list of Miami … Continue reading "Traffic jams and other horrible experiences to avoid in Miami"

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Sing in the New Year at PlugIN Karaoke Bar

When it comes to celebrating New Year’s Eve (or any holiday, really), living in a party capital like Miami does have its perks. But for some of us, spending year after year counting down to midnight at a crowded nightclub, surrounded by the same droves of snooty gliterrati gets really old fast. Read More: Ultimate Guide … Continue reading "Sing in the New Year at PlugIN Karaoke Bar"

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Sing in the New Year at PlugIN Karaoke Bar

When it comes to celebrating New Year’s Eve (or any holiday, really), living in a party capital like Miami does have its perks. But for some of us, spending year after year counting down to midnight at a crowded nightclub, surrounded by the same droves of snooty gliterrati gets really old fast. Read More: Ultimate Guide … Continue reading "Sing in the New Year at PlugIN Karaoke Bar"

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Watch out, Chipotle. Sergio’s is getting in the bowl game.

With its La Flaca menu, Sergio’s Family Restaurants introduced a healthier (and guilt-free) way to enjoy Cuban dishes. Now the group is experimenting with a new fast-casual concept, Sergio’s Cuban. The first of 25 new locations will open at Florida International University and AmericanAirlines Arena. A retail outpost in North Miami will open later this … Continue reading "Watch out, Chipotle. Sergio’s is getting in the bowl game."

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Watch out, Chipotle. Sergio’s is getting in the bowl game.

With its La Flaca menu, Sergio’s Family Restaurants introduced a healthier (and guilt-free) way to enjoy Cuban dishes. Now the group is experimenting with a new fast-casual concept, Sergio’s Cuban. The first of 25 new locations will open at Florida International University and AmericanAirlines Arena. A retail outpost in North Miami will open later this … Continue reading "Watch out, Chipotle. Sergio’s is getting in the bowl game."

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Where to watch the Geminids meteor shower — and it could involve a swamp at night

For all you space buffs, many factors are falling in your favor Wednesday night if viewing the annual December Geminid meteor shower is on the agenda. South Florida skies are forecast to remain clear and cool into Friday, the National Weather Service says. The annual Leonid meteor shower made stardust memories above South Florida in … Continue reading "Where to watch the Geminids meteor shower — and it could involve a swamp at night"

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Where to eat on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in Miami

You’ve done all the Christmas shopping and decorated the house, and you’ve hit more parties than you can handle. Time to take a break and stay out of the kitchen. Here are the places you can feast on someone else’s delectable Christmas (or Christmas Eve) menu.

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Meet the Cuban-American design team that gave Miami City Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’ a new look

Miami City Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” is getting a face lift. Design dynamic duo Isabel and Ruben Toledo have been tapped to take George Balanchine’s classic holiday tale to new heights. Isabel Toledo is renowned for being the designer behind former First Lady Michelle Obama’s outfit for the Presidential Inauguration in 2009. The golden ensemble was … Continue reading "Meet the Cuban-American design team that gave Miami City Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’ a new look"

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50 Cent helps close out Art Basel by literally bringing down Ora nightclub

50 Cent in the house! The rapper was in Miami during Art Basel, rocking fans at h.wood Group’s Blind Dragon karaoke takeover with Five Four at ORA nightclub Saturday night. 50 was only supposed to sing a few tracks and call it a night, but ended up a 15-song set of his biggest hits from the DJ … Continue reading "50 Cent helps close out Art Basel by literally bringing down Ora nightclub"

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You don’t have to go broke buying cool sunglasses, thanks to this Miami company

Local entrepreneur David Schottenstein  has friends in high places. Since launching his  trendy sunglasses brand Privé Revaux a few months ago via e-commerce, direct-to-consumer on Amazon.com and PriveRevaux.com, the Bal Harbour resident has racked up an impressive following of celebrity fans including Jamie Foxx, Ashley Benson and Hailee Steinfeld, who also happen to be partners in the company.  Last … Continue reading "You don’t have to go broke buying cool sunglasses, thanks to this Miami company"

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They asked for help finding an iconic missing head. They didn’t have to look far

The Coppertone Girl has her whole head back. With a face-lift, to boot. This week, the MiMo Biscayne Association announced on Facebook that the iconic “Coppertone Cutie,” a fixture in the city since 1959, has “fully recovered from her Hurricane Irma injuries and is safely back home at 7300 Biscayne Boulevard.” READ: Welcome to Miami’s MiMo district. … Continue reading "They asked for help finding an iconic missing head. They didn’t have to look far"

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You can’t buy Kylie Jenner’s $360 brush kit at Aventura Mall, even if you could afford it

Kylie Jenner is at Aventura Mall. Well, not in the flesh. The allegedly pregnant makeup-preneur is hawking her Kylie Cosmetics  for a limited time at the newly opened Top Shop there. Skin Concealers launch tomorrow at 3pm pst! Preview all 30 shades now on https://t.co/rkT2b8JJL5 (Pictured: Ivory) #SilverSeries pic.twitter.com/ou62Ya99gX — KYLIE COSMETICS (@kyliecosmetics) December 12, 2017 … Continue reading "You can’t buy Kylie Jenner’s $360 brush kit at Aventura Mall, even if you could afford it"

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Free and cheap events in Miami this weekend

Not sure what’s free and cheap this weekend in and around Miami? Use this guide to plan your weekend around free music, museums or activities at Wynwood’s hip event space.

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Why is Miami so damn hot? Technically, it’s not

OK, so, yeah, it’s hot in Miami. Or at least that’s how most people feel. It’s so hot our basketball team is called the Heat. Seventy-five percent of Miami residents have seared skin off the backs of their legs after getting into a car in August. Kids here can inhale an ice cream cone in … Continue reading "Why is Miami so damn hot? Technically, it’s not"

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The Rock has no problem being outnumbered by women in his household

The Rock is officially outnumbered. The former UM football star turned big screen action hunk is expecting another girl with his singer/songwriter girlfriend Lauren Hashian. Dwayne Johnson announced the happy news via Instagram Monday with the help of his toddler daughter, who’s almost 2. Our Jasmine Lia would like to make a big announcement – IT’S … Continue reading "The Rock has no problem being outnumbered by women in his household"

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Are Ocean Drive restaurants trying to rip us off?

Candace Selby and her boyfriend were enjoying the sights and sounds of Ocean Drive in South Beach during a vacation in September when they decided to stop by the Carlyle Cafe for drinks. They sat at a table outside the 1940 Art Deco hotel, enticed by a “two-for-one happy hour” special being advertised. But after … Continue reading "Are Ocean Drive restaurants trying to rip us off?"

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Pitbull is still hosting a New Year’s Eve party. Just not on TV.

Pitbull’s going a little more low key this New Year’s Eve. The local rapper will no longer be headlining “Pitbull’s New Year’s Eve Revolution,” FOX recently announced. Mr. 305 hosted the concert countdown special since 2014 from Bayfront Park in downtown. The new host for the Fox special? None other than “Family Feud” host Steve Harvey. The TV … Continue reading "Pitbull is still hosting a New Year’s Eve party. Just not on TV."

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Have a funny relative? Audition for this new Spanish-language game show

Want to be a TV star? Of course you do. Univision is looking for talent to appear on its new family style game show called “Al Final Todo Queda en Familia,” (Keeping it All in the Family). The network is seeking the most “fun” and “energetic” relatives you have for the show hosted by Alan … Continue reading "Have a funny relative? Audition for this new Spanish-language game show"

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Five stupid things we saw during Miami Art Week. None of them had to do with art.

We expect crazy behavior during Miami Art Week. But nothing was more questionable than some of the decisions made by art patrons, many of whom we suspect are from Miami. Because Miami people – well, we’re special. Here are some of the stupidest things we saw first hand. We were too busy staring in horror … Continue reading "Five stupid things we saw during Miami Art Week. None of them had to do with art."

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PHOTOS: DJ Khaled’s 42nd birthday was nothing compared to his son’s

No offense to DJ Khaled, but his 42nd birthday party Sunday night at LIV paled in comparison to his beloved 2-year-old son’s party there in October. Sure, there was Diddy, Lil Wayne, OT Genasis, Busta Rhymes, Swizz Beatz, Fat Joe, 2 Chainz, Kent Jones, Flo Rida and Yo Gotti.  But there were no real tigers. Cougars maybe, but no tigers. There was, however, a performance by Swizz Beatz, including … Continue reading "PHOTOS: DJ Khaled’s 42nd birthday was nothing compared to his son’s"

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Comedian Hannibal Buress arrested in Wynwood and calls the police ‘goofy’

In case you missed it: Comedian Hannibal Buress was arrested Saturday night in Wynwood on a disorderly intoxication charge after an encounter with a police officer, according to the Miami Herald. The 34 year-old comic was booked into a Miami-Dade jail at 1:57 a.m. Sunday and posted bail just before 6 a.m., records show. Of … Continue reading "Comedian Hannibal Buress arrested in Wynwood and calls the police ‘goofy’"

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Fun things to do and best attractions in Wynwood, Miami’s art district

Wynwood has transformed into one of the world’s-hippest neighborhoods. Until relatively recently, it was mainly a warehouse district. Some bohemians and artists moved in and parlayed the graffiti-covering the warehouse walls into an-expansive display of serious street art, creating one of the most unique arts districts anywhere. BROWSE: Miami.com Guide – Wynwood Spanning block after … Continue reading "Fun things to do and best attractions in Wynwood, Miami’s art district"

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No Russell Simmons? No problem. Bombay Artisan Series was still the best party on the beach.

The Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series party was a bit different this year. The party is hosted each year to announce the winner of Bombay Sapphire’s annual arts competition to uncover emerging artists across North America. For the first time in a years there was no Russell Simmons. The mogul has been laying low after his … Continue reading "No Russell Simmons? No problem. Bombay Artisan Series was still the best party on the beach."

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This Miami River restaurant was just named 100 Best in America

The Miami River area has been booming with new restaurants, and now one of them has been named among the 100 best in America. Crust, the pizza and modern Italian restaurant on east side of the river, south of Overtown, has been named among Open Table’s 100 Best Restaurants in America. Open Table bases its … Continue reading "This Miami River restaurant was just named 100 Best in America"

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This kosher food festival hosts top South Florida chefs, restaurants

Kosher or not, we can all agree chowing down on great food and sipping world-renowned wine is a fantastic way to spend your Wednesday — especially when it benefits a worthy cause. On Dec. 13, the Women and Children of Israel Florida will host its fifth annual Kosher Food & Wine festival at the Turnberry … Continue reading "This kosher food festival hosts top South Florida chefs, restaurants"

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These are the most popular Miami destinations (according to Lyft)

For the past three years, ridesharing app Lyft has calculated the most popular destinations in cities throughout America in their annual Lyfties Awards. Check out Miami’s top spots for Lyft passengers. BROWSE – Miami Guides

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Museum of Ice Cream Miami makes a sweet statement. But is it worth the trip?

Museum of Ice Cream Miami is a pleasant and light-hearted addition to Miami’s saturated market of museums. And while many of the city’s facilities explore the arts, sciences and history with an air of seriousness, the smaller Museum of Ice Cream is a defiant escape from Miami’s imposing Goliaths. It’s decidedly more fun than facts, … Continue reading "Museum of Ice Cream Miami makes a sweet statement. But is it worth the trip?"

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The original supermodel Cindy Crawford in Miami: ‘Art Basel has officially taken over’

Cindy Crawford is one busy babe. The supermodel is in Miami for our city’s biggest international event. On Tuesday night, Crawford co-hosted an exclusive evening of cocktails, dinner and conversation with Cosentino and celebrity chef José Andrés at TATEL Miami.  Backlit in Miami. A post shared by Cindy Crawford (@cindycrawford) on Dec 7, 2017 at 5:58am PST Crawford was also … Continue reading "The original supermodel Cindy Crawford in Miami: ‘Art Basel has officially taken over’"

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Scott Disick is on his best behavior at Art Basel

Scott Disick got all fancy Wednesday night with his new(ish) girlfriend Sofia Richie at the Confidante Hotel in Miami Beach. The father of three stepped out at  DuJour magazine’s party for Richie, who graces the cover of its latest issue. The two were seen chatting and kissing throughout the night within the crowd. He’s 34, … Continue reading "Scott Disick is on his best behavior at Art Basel"

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Sports Illustrated models set to invade South Beach in ultra VIP experience

Models and South Beach. They go together like… well, you figure it out. Sports Illustrated stunner Hannah Jeter (Derek Jeter’s prettier half) will be joined by colleagues Danielle Herrington, Chase Carter and Raven Lyn at the W South Beach’s WET Pool Thursday night at a VIP event to discuss what they do best: pose. We’re so excited to be at South Beach today announcing … Continue reading "Sports Illustrated models set to invade South Beach in ultra VIP experience"

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Ricky Martin and real princesses add star power to Art Basel party

The events of Miami Art Week keep everyone busy – especially the Art Basel celebrities. The famous were out in force Wednesday night at The Beach Club at 1 Hotel South Beach, where international art powerbrokers Hauser & Wirth hosted a party honoring American artist Mark Bradford. The standout guest for many was singer/actor Ricky … Continue reading "Ricky Martin and real princesses add star power to Art Basel party"

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Cardi B plays a private Art Basel party, and you can watch from your couch

Cardi B is making money moves in Miami – and you can watch her. Moschino creative director Jeremy Scott is throwing a huge private party Thursday night to celebrate the fashion house’s partnership with TIDAL X. Guess who’s performing live? Barbra Streisand’s new fave, record-breaking rapper Cardi B, who has been known to tear it … Continue reading "Cardi B plays a private Art Basel party, and you can watch from your couch"

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Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Island VIP experience coming to South Beach

Models and South Beach. They go together like… well, you figure it out. Sports Illustrated stunner Hannah Jeter (Derek Jeter’s prettier half) will be joined by colleagues Danielle Herrington, Chase Carter and Raven Lyn at the W South Beach’s WET Pool Thursday night at a VIP event to discuss what they do best: pose. Want to meet #SISwim models like @katebock and @lilbabycheezus? Join … Continue reading "Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Island VIP experience coming to South Beach"

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Why is Miami called the 305? We won’t make fun of you for asking, bro

Miami is proud of many dubious things that don’t fall into the category of accomplishment. Being The 305 is one of them. Miami loves being The 305 more than we love driving like lunatics, roasting pigs in a Caja China and mooching rides on our friends’ boats with no intention of pitching in to pay … Continue reading "Why is Miami called the 305? We won’t make fun of you for asking, bro"

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Camila Cabello announces the date of her self titled debut album and people are stoked

You’ve waited for it and now it’s here: Camila Cabello’s self-titled full-length debut. “Camila” will be out on Jan. 12, 2018, bu the pre-order just went live. Get it here. The link unlocks instant free downloads of “Never Be The Same” and “Real Friends.” You can also check out the sexy AF cover art on Instagram. The post rapidly cracked 1 million “likes,” while … Continue reading "Camila Cabello announces the date of her self titled debut album and people are stoked"

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Lime Fresh Mexican returning to its original SoBe spot

Ever since Lime, the Miami-based taqueria that started off in South Beach, got bought up by Ruby Tuesday, Miami kind of gave up on the homegrown chain. But Grant Gussin, owner of the remaining franchises, wants to change that. Gussin, who operates the Dadeland, Doral and West Kendall spots, is currently in the process of … Continue reading "Lime Fresh Mexican returning to its original SoBe spot"

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Sorry South Florida Dead Heads! Your Dead & Company show is postponed.

The majority of the band members of Dead & Company qualify for AARP benefits, but its the 40-year-old John Mayer who gets sick before his Florida shows. What luck. John Mayer is recovering still from an emergency appendectomy he underwent Tuesday but he won’t be performing just yet. The Dead & Company concerts scheduled for Dec. … Continue reading "Sorry South Florida Dead Heads! Your Dead & Company show is postponed."

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Are you drinking champagne out of a flute? Here’s why you shouldn’t.

You know how you like to swill champagne during the holidays? You’re probably doing it wrong. Champagne is never a bad idea, of course. It is perfect for celebrating all joyous things, including leaving your soul-killing job, commemorating the end of hurricane season, watching that scene in “Game of Thrones” where Cersei Lannister blows up half … Continue reading "Are you drinking champagne out of a flute? Here’s why you shouldn’t."

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Are you drinking champagne out of a flute? Here’s why you shouldn’t.

You know how you like to swill champagne during the holidays? You’re probably doing it wrong. Champagne is never a bad idea, of course. It is perfect for celebrating all joyous things, including leaving your soul-killing job, commemorating the end of hurricane season, watching that scene in “Game of Thrones” where Cersei Lannister blows up half … Continue reading "Are you drinking champagne out of a flute? Here’s why you shouldn’t."

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Stay on the mainland: Your guide to the art tents and pop ups in Miami

Who says all the art is on the beach? Well, it’s not. On the mainland, nothing screams the beginning of season like the white art tens going up in Midtown. If Wynwood is calling your name,  HIVE is literally abuzz with street art and pop up installations. In downtown, the unique Jimmy’s Thrift has opened … Continue reading "Stay on the mainland: Your guide to the art tents and pop ups in Miami"

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Best of the beach: What art exhibits to hit up in Miami Beach this week

Planning where to go and when during Art Basel and Art Miami week is on par with doing calculus. But have no fear, we’ve broken down the best exhibits and installations to attend on Miami Beach and on the Mainland. BROWSE: Miami Guide – Art Basel If you’re hitting the beach, you won’t be disappointed … Continue reading "Best of the beach: What art exhibits to hit up in Miami Beach this week"

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This pop-up became permanent because of its pizza, burgers and cocktails

With its playful, industrial decor, suspender-clad servers, photo booth and Foosball table, Michael Mina’s Pizza & Burger keeps the vibe underground — literally and figuratively. Nixing linen tablecloths and fussy entrees, the spot offers a far more laid back dining option than guests are likely to find at the Fontainebleau. The deal Social Hour takes … Continue reading "This pop-up became permanent because of its pizza, burgers and cocktails"

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This British gallery reps one of the art world’s biggest hoaxes. Now it is coming to Art Miami.

Ever heard of The Connor Brothers? Art world insiders have. They are a pair of American twins that escaped an extremist Christian cult known as “The Family” and went on to create art in order to adapt to their newly discovered freedom. A real “Kimmy Schmidt” situation, except instead of unbreakable optimism, they used their … Continue reading "This British gallery reps one of the art world’s biggest hoaxes. Now it is coming to Art Miami."

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Why is Miami called the Magic City? Here’s the real story

You could call Miami the Magic City for any number of reasons. Because of its spectacular sunsets, its balmy breezes, its warm waters. Or maybe because of the way traffic materializes magically everywhere on every highway at 4 p.m. Google the question, and results say the city’s rapid growth is the inspiration. Maybe northerners were … Continue reading "Why is Miami called the Magic City? Here’s the real story"

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Art Basel foodies: Here are 5 hot, new restaurants to try

Art Basel food lovers, we know this is your Super Bowl. It’s a glorious mix of Europeans, parties and questionable Instagram decisions inspired by copious open bars. But make sure to put great restaurants on your itinerary. Make space in your schedule to try these five new restaurants, guaranteed to blow your “Dogs Playing Poker”-loving … Continue reading "Art Basel foodies: Here are 5 hot, new restaurants to try"

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Free Miami Art Week events do exist. Here’s where to find them.

Relax. Take a deep breath. We know Art Basel and Miami Art Week are a tad overwhelming (and that’s understatement of the year). But free Art Basel and Miami Art Week events are out there. This list will help you skip the expensive art fairs , parties and main event. It will help you get … Continue reading "Free Miami Art Week events do exist. Here’s where to find them."

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Photographer Bruce Weber’s Art Basel event canceled amid sexual harassment lawsuit

Here we go again. Famed fashion photographer Bruce Weber, who has worked with top ad campaigns for Calvin Klein, Versace and Ralph Lauren, is the latest celebrity to be accused of sexual harassment. 📸: @timothysayrephotography A post shared by Mark Ricketson (@markricketson) on Nov 22, 2017 at 11:56am PST TMZ reports that Weber forced himself … Continue reading "Photographer Bruce Weber’s Art Basel event canceled amid sexual harassment lawsuit"

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‘Vampire Diaries’ star Claire Holt flaunts new fiance — and giant ring — in Miami

We’ve got three letters for Claire Holt. PDA. And we’re loving it. The Originals star is obviously proud to be newly engaged and wants the world to know (well at least her 3.7 million Instagram followers). Holt can be seen in a snap kissing her very new fiance Andrew Joblin, with the caption, “My heart … Continue reading "‘Vampire Diaries’ star Claire Holt flaunts new fiance — and giant ring — in Miami"

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Fashion magazine WWD kicks off Art Basel in style (and with vodka)

Fashion bible Women’s Wear Daily kicked off Art Basel in style Monday night. It was an evening of art, fashion (and vodka!) at the brand-new Paradise Plaza event space in the Miami Design District. The pop-up exhibit showcased the cross section of fashion and art, with images from the Fairchild archive, curated by WWD’s renowned editorial … Continue reading "Fashion magazine WWD kicks off Art Basel in style (and with vodka)"

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Dollar beers, beer brawls and a wiccan: What we love about MTV’s ‘Floribama Shore’

The results are in: Mondays no longer suck. MTV’s latest reality show may be a hot mess, but people are loving “Floribama Shore.” #MTVFloribamaShore makes my Monday’s a whole lot better. — David Nava (@TheDavidNava) December 5, 2017 The premiere episode last week scored an impressive .94 among the network’s core demographic (18-34) with 846,000 … Continue reading "Dollar beers, beer brawls and a wiccan: What we love about MTV’s ‘Floribama Shore’"

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Trump was a no-show, but Gloria Estefan still got her Kennedy Center Honors

Gloria Estefan was part of the select group of entertainers recognized at the Kennedy Center Honors for their contribution to the development of the arts in the United States. The ceremony was held on Saturday at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. The list of award recipients included singer … Continue reading "Trump was a no-show, but Gloria Estefan still got her Kennedy Center Honors"

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Literally only in Miami: The Magic City is getting its very own Air Jordan shoes.

Michael Jordan is paying homage to Miami with two new sneaker colorways — and the kicks might be sold exclusively in South Florida during Art Basel. BROWSE: Miami.com Guide – Art Basel The Air Jordan 1 “Igloo” and the Air Jordan 1 “Rust Pink,” or the Art Basel Jordan 1s, introduce pastel colors to the … Continue reading "Literally only in Miami: The Magic City is getting its very own Air Jordan shoes."

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Bet you’ve never been to this rooftop bar in Brickell — and you’re missing out

Tucked away from the bustle of the city, Atton Brickell represents the perfect post-work getaway for those looking for an intimate and sophisticated spot to unwind. You can select a glass of fine Latin American wine or sip the perfect pisco sour in the hotel’s lobby bar, UVA before sitting down to a Peruvian inspired … Continue reading "Bet you’ve never been to this rooftop bar in Brickell — and you’re missing out"

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Avoid the Art Basel crowds. Here are the coolest events this December.

We know you can’t start the month without hearing the B word. Basel. But this isn’t a guide for that. There are so many awesome December events that don’t have to do with the international art fair. From free live concerts and creative meet-ups, to intimate talks and culture screenings, this month has it all. … Continue reading "Avoid the Art Basel crowds. Here are the coolest events this December."

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Miami Art Week creates a traffic nightmare. Here is your guide to navigating Miami this week.

Are you ready for more traffic? Art is in the eye of the beholder. But traffic isn’t. And know this: Traffic is going to be bad. Art Basel 2017 beams down at the Miami Beach Convention Center Dec. 7-10 for its 15th edition. Art Miami on Dec. 5-10 has a new home in the vacated … Continue reading "Miami Art Week creates a traffic nightmare. Here is your guide to navigating Miami this week."

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Free iced coffee today as Dunkin Donuts marks end of hurricane season

Dunkin Donuts is giving away free iced coffees today in celebration of the end of hurricane season. Several Dunkin Donuts locations are touting their #CupOfThanksFlorida promotion as a sigh of relief for the end of a destructive hurricane season that Floridians are glad to see end. Hurricane season ended Nov. 30. Only select locations are … Continue reading "Free iced coffee today as Dunkin Donuts marks end of hurricane season"

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‘Salt Bae’ caught posing as Fidel Castro — and he just opened a Miami restaurant

“Salt Bae” has sprinkled some salt in old Cuban wounds — by posing as Fidel Castro. The Turkish chef Nusret Gökçe, who found fame as a meme for sprinkling salt with a flourish on steaks, backed into new notoriety when Miami Instagrammers eager to know about his new Brickell restaurant discovered a photo of him emulating the late Cuban … Continue reading "‘Salt Bae’ caught posing as Fidel Castro — and he just opened a Miami restaurant"

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MLB star Miguel Cabrera channels his inner Wonka with new candy line

Star slugger Miguel Cabrera hosted an invite-only party last Thursday at Hard Rock Stadium to celebrate the South Florida launch of his new bite-sized chocolate candies – Miggy’s bitbits – and partnership with the Miami Dolphins. Read More: Little Havana’s new chocolate factory is where Willy Wonka meets Willy Chirino Cabrera, whose nickname is Miggy, … Continue reading "MLB star Miguel Cabrera channels his inner Wonka with new candy line"

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Got $15K to spare? This private island in Miami has the Art Basel package for you!

Access to Fisher Island is available to the privileged few: homeowners, members and guests of the boutique hotel. During Miami Art Week, $15,000 is your ticket to paradise along with some serious VIP treatment tailored to art lovers or collectors. BROWSE: Miami Guide – Art Basel Check into the Fisher Island Club Hotel & Resort … Continue reading "Got $15K to spare? This private island in Miami has the Art Basel package for you!"

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He managed, cooked for Pitbull. Now he hopes to make his mac and cheese a star

What’s harder, managing Pitbull for more than a decade or turning your wildly successful mac and cheese food truck into a free-standing restaurant? Derrick Turton, aka Chef Teach, will soon find out. After two years of mobile madness, Turton, Pitbull’s former manager, is ready to go brick and mortar with his World Famous House of … Continue reading "He managed, cooked for Pitbull. Now he hopes to make his mac and cheese a star"

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This Brickell local hangout is closing, to be replaced by late night lounge.

Segafredo Brickell’s owners have decided Miami needs to get a little bit more lit. As of Dec. 18, the longstanding local favorite will cease to exist, making way for a Garden-of-Eden style restaurant and late night lounge designed by the minds behind popular party spot Kiki’s on the River and former megaclub Mansion. So if … Continue reading "This Brickell local hangout is closing, to be replaced by late night lounge."

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Cheers! These new craft beers are available in Miami in December

From Christmas ales to Coquito-flavored craft beer, Miami’s breweries have season bend to their new releases in December. Here’s a look at the new beer debuting at South Florida breweries this month — some of which will mark the occasions with holiday parties.

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A Fashion Lover’s Guide to Miami Art Week Events

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for art lovers because… Art Basel. Fortunately for us fashion fanatics, there are reams of open-to-the-public and style-centric exhibits, galleries and concerts for us, too.  Here are is our fashion lover’s guide to Art Basel 2017. BROWSE: Miami Guide – Art Basel

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This video of Donald Trump singing Camila Cabello’s ‘Havana’ has just made our day

It really doesn’t get funnier than this edit. A guy named Maestro Ziikos is a frickin’ genius. He was able to put together dozens of outtakes of Donald Trump, then patched them together so that the president looks as if he singing Camila Cabello’s hit “Havana” about her Cuban hometown. “Havana-na-na-na,” Trump semi sings, talks, … Continue reading "This video of Donald Trump singing Camila Cabello’s ‘Havana’ has just made our day"

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These are the best Chanukah events, parties and festivals to attend this year

Chanukah is nearly here. It’s a huge deal in South Florida, where there is a significant Jewish population. Time to light Menorah and eat latkes! If you don’t already have plans for your eight-day Festival of Lights, here are some great options to consider. Most of them are family-friendly, but you’ll find an adult-only party, … Continue reading "These are the best Chanukah events, parties and festivals to attend this year"

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Miami Art Week isn’t just for the super rich. Here’s where to find (relatively) affordable art.

When it comes to the art work at Art Basel, if you have to ask, you can’t afford it. But even if you don’t have an extra $40,000 (or $4 million) lying around, but you still might be tempted to buy. We canvased a few of our experts (writers Anne Tschida and Siobhan Morrissey, and art consultant Lisa Austin) … Continue reading "Miami Art Week isn’t just for the super rich. Here’s where to find (relatively) affordable art."

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This new fusion Cuban diner in Kendall may give Miami a reason to drive west

Kendallites who stop chef Eileen Andrade at Finka Table & Tap to thank her for bringing fine dining to west Kendall have a new reason to be grateful. Andrade, granddaughter of the Islas Canarias founders, has opened a new, more casual restaurant just blocks away, instilled with the same DNA of Finka and her grandparents’ landmark Cuban … Continue reading "This new fusion Cuban diner in Kendall may give Miami a reason to drive west"

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Is Birdman selling his Miami Beach mansion because he’s getting married?

Birdman wants to unload his Miami Beach crib. Interested? Because it’s a pretty decent deal (for wealthy folks). Rapper and producer Bryan “Birdman” Williams is reducing the asking price of his Palm Island mansion. The Cash Money Records co-founder just cut the price  from $20M to $16.9M, reports The Real Deal. Williams bought the house in … Continue reading "Is Birdman selling his Miami Beach mansion because he’s getting married?"

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Justin Bieber’s bodyguard arrested in Miami-Dade crash that injured 2 cops

A crash into a Miami-Dade police car on Thursday morning ended in an arrest — and the driver taken into custody is the bodyguard Justin Bieber. Michael “Mikey” Arana, 32, the head of security for singer Justin Bieber, was charged with multiple counts of leaving the scene of a crash and a count of driving … Continue reading "Justin Bieber’s bodyguard arrested in Miami-Dade crash that injured 2 cops"

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Paris Hilton wants us to smell like roses and unicorns. What?

She’s on her way. The original reality star: Paris Hilton. The heiress turned DJ will be the guest of honor at Ocean Drive’s and MSC Cruises’  Art of the Party red carpet event at  Mana Wynwood on Tuesday.  It’s very VIP, so don’t expect an invite to the bash, which celebrates tthe Swiss cruising company’s latest ship, … Continue reading "Paris Hilton wants us to smell like roses and unicorns. What?"

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Miami Art Week events and installations that will be all over your Instagram feed

Art Basel is here, which means your Instagram game needs to be on point. Whether you’re swimming in a pool of sprinkles at the brand-new Museum of Ice Cream, wandering the Upside Down at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, or traveling through Kanye’s brain at Basel House, there’s no end to the exhibits for you to … Continue reading "Miami Art Week events and installations that will be all over your Instagram feed"

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We have a sneaking suspicion Russell Simmons won’t be attending Art Basel this year

It seems like a powerful man is taken down by sexual harassment allegations almost every day. Literally. The list is almost getting to long to remember but it includes: Harvey Weinstein. Charlie Rose. Kevin Spacey. Louis CK. Ed Westwick. Al Franken. Jeffrey Tambor . Brett Ratner. Jeremy Piven. President GHWB. James Toback. Ben Affleck (and Casey). Oliver Stone. Dustin Hoffman. George Takei. Danny Masterson. Ryan Seacrest.  Garrison … Continue reading "We have a sneaking suspicion Russell Simmons won’t be attending Art Basel this year"

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What will Maria Elena Salinas miss most about leaving Univision?

Phew. Time to relax. María Elena Salinas is finally getting out of the rat race . What a run. The veteran journalist, 63, is leaving Univision after a whopping 36 years next month. She’ll be replaced by Ilia Calderón, current co-anchor of “Noticiero Univision: Edición Nocturna.” Short term goals for the TV vet include partaking in … Continue reading "What will Maria Elena Salinas miss most about leaving Univision?"

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Lady Gaga rocks a thong bikini in Miami before her concert

Lady Gaga knows how to get noticed. The “Bad Romance” singer hit the beach on Wednesday, a day before her big concert at AmericanAirlines Arena, a stop on her Joanne World Tour. Gaga rocked a gold, sparkly bikini and skyscraper heels for a series of photos posted on her Instagram. #joanneworldtour #ladygaga A post shared … Continue reading "Lady Gaga rocks a thong bikini in Miami before her concert"

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Ultimate Guide to New Year’s Eve 2018 Parties in Miami

Don’t let 2018 find you without a drink in your hand — this is the Magic City, after all. And we’ve got a ton of events for you to choose from when planning your New Year’s Eve shenanigans. Here are some of our top party picks for New Year’s Eve 2018. New Year’s Eve 2018 Parties in … Continue reading "Ultimate Guide to New Year’s Eve 2018 Parties in Miami"

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Want Art Basel tickets or Art Miami tickets? Here’s the best way to buy them

What’s the best way to get Art Basel tickets or tickets to Art Miami? Do yourself a favor and buy tickets to the events online; it will save you money and time. Art Basel in Miami Beach, artbasel.com, opens to the public at 3 p.m. on Dec. 7 and runs through Dec. 10. Day tickets cost $50 online, $60 at the … Continue reading "Want Art Basel tickets or Art Miami tickets? Here’s the best way to buy them"

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People get them mixed up. So here’s the difference between Art Basel, Art Miami and Miami Art Week

What’s the difference between Art Basel, Miami Art Week and Art Miami? This is an easy one. Art Basel in Miami Beach is the main event, with 268 of the world’s top galleries showcasing modern, contemporary and cutting-edge work. Most everything is for sale. It is a sister fair to Art Basel, held each June in … Continue reading "People get them mixed up. So here’s the difference between Art Basel, Art Miami and Miami Art Week"

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Here’s where to find the best Haitian art exhibits during Miami Art Week

With the boundaries of Miami Art Week moving further north every year, Haitian artists from Little Haiti are increasingly getting their share of the spotlight. BROWSE: Miami.com Guide – Art Basel Little Haiti has historically been a lively neighborhood full of art, especially with both revolutionary and contemporary themes. For Miami Art Week, many of … Continue reading "Here’s where to find the best Haitian art exhibits during Miami Art Week"

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Hurricane season is finally over. Did Miami learn anything?

The best day in the life of a Floridian is here. No, Tom Brady hasn’t retired. Better than that: Hurricane season is over. For now. Nov. 30 marks the end of the worst hurricane season in Florida’s recent history. We’re ready to settle down and admire lawns bereft of debris and pools shimmering brightly in all … Continue reading "Hurricane season is finally over. Did Miami learn anything?"

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Black Basel: Here’s where to view black and Caribbean art during Miami Art Week

Representation is important. So is diversity. With that being said, if you’re looking for artists of color during Art Basel Miami Beach and Miami Art Week, look no further than Miami’s historic black neighborhood and the city’s Haitian enclave. Overtown has become the hot spot for black and Caribbean art during Miami Art Week,  while Little … Continue reading "Black Basel: Here’s where to view black and Caribbean art during Miami Art Week"

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A ’12-foot orgasm’ is coming to Miami Beach for Miami Art Week

The female anatomy has long been the muse for many an artist. But when visual artist Suzy Kellems Dominik installs her latest work in the lobby of The Nautilus South Beach, 1825 Collins Ave., on Dec. 3, things are about to, uh, explode. The artist describes the work as a “12-foot orgasm.” Simply put, it’s … Continue reading "A ’12-foot orgasm’ is coming to Miami Beach for Miami Art Week"

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You can ring in the holiday season with the hot chicks from Hooters (and help veterans)

They’ve served you burgers and fried pickles, with a side of cleavage. Now they’re spreading holiday cheer. We’re talking about the Hooters Girls, 12 of them who appear each month of the year for a calendar put out by the famed chain of eateries that feature scantily clad waitresses and awesome chicken wings. The  women … Continue reading "You can ring in the holiday season with the hot chicks from Hooters (and help veterans)"

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Luis Fonsi dominated the charts with ‘Despacito.’ Now he’s making Grammy history.

“Despacito” singer Luis Fonsi might just be one of the most successful Latin crossover artists in music history — and he didn’t sing a single word in English. The Puerto Rican singer recently landed four Latin Grammy awards, including Record of the Year and Song of the Year, for his summer hit “Despacito.” And on Tuesday, … Continue reading "Luis Fonsi dominated the charts with ‘Despacito.’ Now he’s making Grammy history."

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Must-see attractions and best things to do in Miami Beach

Yes, we know you are in Miami Beach for the beach. But don’t overlook the museums, theaters, gardens and other attractions . Here are a few of the best things to do when you are hanging out in Miami Beach, from South Beach to North Beach and everything in between. Read More: 5 South Beach restaurants … Continue reading "Must-see attractions and best things to do in Miami Beach"

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Art of the Meal: Best Art Basel dining events, pop ups, must eats

Food and art go hand-in-hand at Art Basel. First we told you about Michael Schwartz’s newest restaurant, Amara, which is popping up for a sneak peek during Art Basel. Then it was the Museum of Ice Cream, whose Instagram-worthy exhibits draw celebrities and give desserts a run for it money. Dozens of dining event will … Continue reading "Art of the Meal: Best Art Basel dining events, pop ups, must eats"

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It’s called Nikkei cuisine and it’s happening now in South Beach

Chef Carlos Zheng brings Nikkei cuisine, the food of the Japanese diaspora in Peru, to his new South of Fifth spot, Sakura 736. Zheng hails from Peru where he mastered Peruvian techniques and later studied under the great Japanese master sushi chef Noboru Sanada. The restaurant is named for the Sakura Maru, a ship that … Continue reading "It’s called Nikkei cuisine and it’s happening now in South Beach"

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We need to talk about Serena Williams’ fabulous honeymoon

Not that these two couldn’t afford it. But newlyweds Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian are living the ultra good life on their honeymoon and likely didn’t pay a dime for it. Official. 📸 @melbarlowandco @allanzepedaphotography A post shared by Alexis Ohanian Sr.🗽 (@alexisohanian) on Nov 17, 2017 at 9:28pm PST TMZ was first to report … Continue reading "We need to talk about Serena Williams’ fabulous honeymoon"

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Beauties and the beach: Kendall Jenner and her famous model friends take a girls getaway

Girls’ getaway! Some famous faces were spotted in Miami on Monday coming back from a trip to the Bahamas. We’re talking megamodels Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid and Hailey Baldwin. Reason? As if they need one? They were celebrating Baldwin’s birthday. The catwalking daughter of Stephen Baldwin and artist Kennya Deodato turned legal on Nov. 22. … Continue reading "Beauties and the beach: Kendall Jenner and her famous model friends take a girls getaway"

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Want to be a star in the fashion industry? No need to go to Milan anymore

The Design District just got a little bit more fabulous. Italy’s renowned Istituto Marangoni will open its 10th location, its first in the United States, in January. The building is at 3700 NE Second Avenue. Founded in Milan in 1935, the fashion, art and design school has trained some of the biggest pros in the industry such … Continue reading "Want to be a star in the fashion industry? No need to go to Milan anymore"

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There’s already a scandal brewing with ‘Floribama Shore’ and the show just started

Raise your hand if you watched MTV’s new reality show “Floribama Shore” Monday night. The series is “the story of eight young adults who come to spend the summer in the hottest beach town on the Gulf Coast,” according to a release. In the two hour premiere, we get to meet the roomies (Aimee, Candace, … Continue reading "There’s already a scandal brewing with ‘Floribama Shore’ and the show just started"

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Camila Cabello’s sexy song ‘Havana’ heads to the top of the Pop Chart

Former Fifth Harmony singer Camila Cabello has done big things since she walked away from the soon-to-be defunct girl group. For the second time since heading out on her own, Cabello is at the top of Billboard’s Pop Songs Chart, this time for her steamy send up to her hometown, “Havana.” The song will jump … Continue reading "Camila Cabello’s sexy song ‘Havana’ heads to the top of the Pop Chart"

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Aventura Mall’s nine-foot slide is almost ready, just in time for holiday shopping

Aventura Mall is getting all up in online retailers faces with their huge revamp. We got a look at soon-to-be revamped Aventura Mall over the weekend, and it’s gonna be huuuuuggge. The retail therapy magnet is putting the finishing touches on a major expansion, a brand spanking new 315,000-square-foot wing designed by Venezuelan architect Carlos Zapata. … Continue reading "Aventura Mall’s nine-foot slide is almost ready, just in time for holiday shopping"

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Dwyane Wade plays the Miami Heat for first time as a Cav. Here’s why we’re salty

For the first time, Dwyane Wade is going to play against the Miami Heat while wearing a stanky Cleveland Cavaliers jersey. We thought we were going to be OK with it. But we were wrong. Video: Miami Heat helped save puppies after Hurricane Irma. Is this photo giving you chest pains? Of course it is. We … Continue reading "Dwyane Wade plays the Miami Heat for first time as a Cav. Here’s why we’re salty"

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How to Celebrate the Holidays in Key West

The Harbor Walk lights are lit at the Historic Seaport, the lobster trap tree is trimmed and nautical holiday displays with island-style decorations glimmer along the streets from Greene to Grinnell. Key West is ready for the holidays. Pay a visit to the southernmost island this holiday season and enjoy Key West’s Holiday Fest celebrations. … Continue reading "How to Celebrate the Holidays in Key West"

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Discover one of the coolest enclaves in the Florida Keys before all the tourists do

The hub of the Florida Keys commercial shrimping industry, Stock Island is the island just north of Key West defined by a rustic authenticity that flavors its colorful marinas, arts enclaves and waterfront bars and restaurants. Celebrate the unique character of Stock Island Dec. 8-10 for the annual I Love Stock Island Festival. The family-friendly … Continue reading "Discover one of the coolest enclaves in the Florida Keys before all the tourists do"

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‘Miami Vice’ was filmed in this North Miami studio. Now the property’s fate is uncertain.

Listed for sale for a cool $15 million is a huge piece of Miami’s pop culture history.  Greenwich Studios, North Miami’s massive production facility that served as the set for shows like “Flipper” and “Miami Vice” and countless music videos by everyone from Whitney Houston and Madonna to Celine Dion and Julio Iglesias, is available … Continue reading "‘Miami Vice’ was filmed in this North Miami studio. Now the property’s fate is uncertain."

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Must-see attractions and best things to do in downtown Miami

Downtown Miami’s striking skyline is not just another pretty sight, but an architectural testament to an impressive collection of historic landmarks, futuristic structures and show-stopping attractions. Standing out among the skyscrapers of Downtown Miami is the National Historic Landmark Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College, now home to the MDC Museum of Art + Design. … Continue reading "Must-see attractions and best things to do in downtown Miami"

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How to visit Art Basel without the crowds? It can be done.

So you’re going to Art Basel to actually look at the art, and not the other fairgoers? It is possible — if you go when the fair opens at noon on Sunday. By then, most of the big collectors have limo-ed back to their Netjets, while the party crowd is, ahem, still on their pillows. … Continue reading "How to visit Art Basel without the crowds? It can be done."

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How to visit Art Basel without the crowds? It can be done.

So you’re going to Art Basel to actually look at the art, and not the other fairgoers? It is possible — if you go when the fair opens at noon on Sunday. By then, most of the big collectors have limo-ed back to their Netjets, while the party crowd is, ahem, still on their pillows. … Continue reading "How to visit Art Basel without the crowds? It can be done."

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How do you say ‘Art Basel’? Hint: It’s not an herb.

The question pops up each December, when the annual Art Basel in Miami Beach mega art fair comes to town: Is it Baah-sel or BA-sel? The correct answer is Baah-sel (like a sheep.) The name comes from a Swiss city that is home to the original Art Basel fair, held each June. BA-sel would be the … Continue reading "How do you say ‘Art Basel’? Hint: It’s not an herb."

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How do you say ‘Art Basel’? Hint: It’s not an herb.

The question pops up each December, when the annual Art Basel in Miami Beach mega art fair comes to town: Is it Baah-sel or BA-sel? The correct answer is Baah-sel (like a sheep.) The name comes from a Swiss city that is home to the original Art Basel fair, held each June. BA-sel would be the … Continue reading "How do you say ‘Art Basel’? Hint: It’s not an herb."

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This Miami couple makes mermaid sculptures. Now they want to sink them.

Ernest Vasquez and Sierra Rasberry are two local artists who want to make mythical  mermaids a reality. The couple created the 1000 Mermaids Project this year with a goal of creating an underwater sculpture garden using cement and limestone body molds transformed into beautiful mermaids. Vasquez and Rasberry are a perfect mermaid-making team. Vasquez studied … Continue reading "This Miami couple makes mermaid sculptures. Now they want to sink them."

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You Tube megastar Jake Paul just dropped a new video with an unlikely collaborator

What a collabo! YouTube star Jake Paul released his latest video Wednesday and two hours after posting, it’s already got almost half a million likes. It’s a music video, yo. The song is familiar – Paul’s signature track “It’s Everyday Bro.” The new version is a remix with rapper Gucci Mane. You’ll notice some familiar … Continue reading "You Tube megastar Jake Paul just dropped a new video with an unlikely collaborator"

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Spend your Thanksgiving like a celebrity — on a yacht

STILL have no Thanksgiving plans? What is wrong with you people? Joking. We get it. Real life gets in the way of making plans. We have an idea for you that’s a little out of the box — actually on the water. Park yourself on a yacht, like the celebrities do. The Venetian Lady’s Thanksgiving … Continue reading "Spend your Thanksgiving like a celebrity — on a yacht"

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For rent: David Cassidy’s former home in Fort Lauderdale

Attention David Cassidy, superfans. We know you are upset right now. The “Partridge Family” star died earlier this week amid complications of dementia and other ailments at a South Florida hospital. For those of you who miss the “I Think I Love You” singer dearly, you can honor his memory by making a shrine with … Continue reading "For rent: David Cassidy’s former home in Fort Lauderdale"

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Art Basel Miami Beach is usually the week after Thanksgiving. But not this year.

When is Art Basel, exactly? Dec. 7-10, 2017. If you think Art Basel is later than usual this year, you’re partly right. Most years, Art Basel in Miami Beach, sister fair Design Miami and the 20 other satellite fairs open the week after Thanksgiving. But Leap Years throw off the schedule. BROWSE: Miami Guide – … Continue reading "Art Basel Miami Beach is usually the week after Thanksgiving. But not this year."

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Art Miami has a new home. Here’s where to find it.

Where is Art Miami? Don’t look in Midtown for Art Miami. It has moved this year to former site of the Miami Herald, between the McArthur and Venetian causeways. (That’s at NE 14th Street right on Biscayne Bay, behind the Arsht Center’s Knight Concert Hall.) Bonus this year: Metromover has two nearby stops, one at … Continue reading "Art Miami has a new home. Here’s where to find it."

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Trump halted traffic for his Thanksgiving visit, so people started twerking

Two people got out of their car and began twerking in the middle of Interstate 95 as Jeff Pearlman sat in standstill traffic in Palm Beach County Tuesday evening. The sportswriter and author took to Twitter to share the only-in-South-Florida moment, later finding out the holdup was because President Donald Trump had arrived, en route … Continue reading "Trump halted traffic for his Thanksgiving visit, so people started twerking"

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Parking in Miami on Black Friday? It’s not impossible with these useful tips.

What’s more daunting than braving long checkout lines at stores during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend? Trying to find a parking spot before you even step into a crowded mall. While there’s no parking cheat-sheet that covers all of Miami-Dade County, here are some tips for some of the area’s most popular shopping destinations. READ: Why is parking in … Continue reading "Parking in Miami on Black Friday? It’s not impossible with these useful tips."

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George Wayne, interviewer to the stars, lists celebrities who didn’t want to be in his new book.

There are celebrity interviewers and then there’s George Wayne. He’s best known for his no holds barred, third degree interrogations of the rich, famous and infamous in Vanity Fair’s George Wayne Q&A. GW, as he’s known in inner circles, has compiled some of his best interviews in “Anyone Who’s Anyone: The Astonishing Celebrity Interviews 1987-2017.” … Continue reading "George Wayne, interviewer to the stars, lists celebrities who didn’t want to be in his new book."

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4 ways to avoid a Thanksgiving dinner disaster. (One of them is eating out)

If you’re reading this on Thanksgiving Day, something has gone terribly wrong. A guest canceled and now you’re short a green bean casserole. You woke up the morning of Thanksgiving and realized the turkey’s still frozen. You burned the gravy while watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade or the Vikings vs. the Lions. (Separate question: … Continue reading "4 ways to avoid a Thanksgiving dinner disaster. (One of them is eating out)"

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‘Versace’ star Darren Criss feasts on Italian meal at South Beach eatery

Darren Criss likes to give back. The actor has been traveling back and forth to Miami to finish up scenes for the much anticipated “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.” The “Glee” star plays Andrew Cunanan, the serial killer who gunned down designer Gianni Versace on the steps of his South Beach mansion in … Continue reading "‘Versace’ star Darren Criss feasts on Italian meal at South Beach eatery"

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Serena Williams’ baby daughter was the smallest guest at her wedding

Too cute for words (but we’ll try). Serena Williams had a ton of celebrities at her New Orleans French ball themed wedding to Alexis Ohanian. The smallest guest? The couple’s daughter, 2 month old Alexis Jr. My heartbeats ❤️ photo A post shared by Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) on Nov 20, 2017 at 12:35pm PST The … Continue reading "Serena Williams’ baby daughter was the smallest guest at her wedding"

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Serena Williams’ baby daughter was the smallest guest at her wedding

Too cute for words (but we’ll try). Serena Williams had a ton of celebrities at her New Orleans French ball themed wedding to Alexis Ohanian. The smallest guest? The couple’s daughter, 2 month old Alexis Jr. My heartbeats ❤️ photo A post shared by Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) on Nov 20, 2017 at 12:35pm PST The … Continue reading "Serena Williams’ baby daughter was the smallest guest at her wedding"

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Isla Fisher getting in touch with her inner Miami while shooting ‘The Beach Bum’

Isla Fisher looked like a hot mess on Monday on the set of her comedy “The Beach Bum.” Miami vibes A post shared by Isla Fisher (@islafisher) on Nov 9, 2017 at 7:02pm PST The actress plays the wife of stoner Matthew McConaughey and has been shooting day and night on the flick that also costars … Continue reading "Isla Fisher getting in touch with her inner Miami while shooting ‘The Beach Bum’"

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