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Shortly after the Fontainebleau Miami Beach opened in 1954, Frank Sinatra began playing the hotel’s La Ronde nightclub every winter season. Sinatra was often accompanied on stage by the Rat Pack, most notably Dean Martin and Sammy Davis, Jr., a co...
New York Get 32 percent off from Emerson Spa & Resort, a dairy farm turned mountain lodge in the Catskills. Tee it Easy includes: • Three nights or more at either of the two hotels that comprise the resort, the Inn or the Lodge • Up to thr...
In the 1950s and 1960s, Biscayne Boulevard was an avenue of tropical dreams leading to downtown Miami, adorned with a slew of whimsical Jetson-esque Miami Modern (MiMo) motels. After some rough years, Biscayne Boulevard is back to its former glory...
Islamorada, a “village of islands” in the Florida Keys, is known for its pristine beaches, water sports and fishing, and for being a little less of a tourist draw than some of the other popular Keys destinations. Just a one-and-a-half-hour drive f...
Key West has transcended its fun-and-sun clichés, emerging as a cultural destination firing on all cylinders. The Studios of Key West, an artists’ studio complex with a gallery, recently moved to a new location on Eaton Street; nearby, the new Key...
This year, the Bal Harbour Shops—the upscale, open-air shopping center in the Miami Beach suburb of Bal Harbour—is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary. It opened with an FAO Schwartz and Martha’s in 1965, and will mark this milestone with several...
The Palm Beaches in Florida, which encompass the stodgier old-line Palm Beach and its younger, more relaxed sister city, West Palm Beach, make for a perfect afternoon getaway, a mix of high art within the Norton Museum of Art and assorted diversio...
Tampa has a unique culinary culture, poised between the food of Florida’s past and the future of cutting-edge cuisine. In the trendy-as-all-get-out Seminole Heights neighborhood, The Refinery—helmed by the four-time James Beard Foundation-nominate...
Fun fact: Legoland has its own currency. It gets better: The amusement park teamed up with foreign exchange company Travelex to get their currency on an actual exchange board. The Florida resort announced today that it would be the first theme par...
Momo Sushi Shack, which opened in 2010, has become a staple of the Bushwick life in Brooklyn, known for its top-notch sushi, vegetarian selections, and general grooviness—apart from winning a Michelin Guide recommendation. Now, Momo—combining the ...
Three years in the making, Los Fuegos will be a part of the much-anticipated Faena Hotel project and will open in November. (The other restaurant is from Austin-based chef Paul Qui.) As its name suggests, Los Fuegos will be all about fire. The ...
Fort Lauderdale is an American capitol of LGBT culture, and the local theater company Island City Stage is concerned with addressing the aesthetic needs of both the LGBT and heterosexual communities of the city. Once a year, Island City Stage join...
Beach sand isn’t the easiest place to walk, especially if you’re a baby turtle. In this video shot by Mike Ross of Naples, Fla., young turtles carefully crawl out of the sand at Barefoot Beach and make their way slowly into the waves of the oce...
It’s back: Disney’s Captain EO ride. The attraction, which graced Epcot originally from 1986 to 1994, stars the King of Pop himself in full 3-D glory. The ride was brought back in 2010 after the pop star’s death, and Disney is reinstating it ag...
The culinary circuit in mainland Miami is forever offering new terrain. In downtown Miami, the brand spanking new Golden Fig—a farmhouse cuisine operation helmed by Tomas Prado—has just opened in the former OTC space. Menu highlights include a Flo...