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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...
Miami Beach's hotel boom is raising the level of the dining scene with its latest contender, Byblos at The Royal Palm South Beach Miami, a Tribute Portfolio Resort—which opened this week. A sister restaurant to the Toronto Byblos, the Miami Byblos...
The Concept Eco-friendly digs with a luxury twist. The Room Entry-level rooms start at a whopping 650 square-feet, which is massive for South Beach. Green-leaning touches include cardboard hangers, a triple-water filtration system, and re...
In July, Miami Beach becomes the international capitol of the swimwear industry: the annual rite of Miami Swim Week blends trade shows, runway glam—such as the memorable Barraca Chic runway presentation at SLS South Beach—and nightclub parties. ...
Through July 26, the 30th International Hispanic Theatre Festival—an annual event since 1986—is bringing some serious performances to Miami. Organized by Mario Ernesto Sanchez of the city’s Teatro Avante, the festival will embrace all kinds of div...
Miami’s already a vacation destination, but this month, it ups the ante when it launches Spa Month, starting July 1. The annual citywide affair, coordinated by the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, offers discounts at local spas—many ser...
Richard Branson, the founder of the Virgin Group, has announced that Miami will be the home port for his first cruise ship, set to sail in 2020. The mogul also confirmed a deal with Italian shipbuilding company Fincantieri, who will build the line...
We all knew the Virgin Cruise Line was coming—mostly thanks to British businessman Richard Branson's announcement last December. Today, he shared that Miami will serve as the main port for the new cruises. The plan is to have three new ships saili...
At 1 Hotel & Homes South Beach, a new era of star chef has arrived on Miami Beach—Tom Colicchio, of Craft restaurants fame. The Best New Restaurant host and former Top Chef judge just opened several spots inside the hotel: the elegant restaurant B...
At 1 Hotel & Homes South Beach, a new era of star chef has arrived on Miami Beach—Tom Colicchio, of Craft restaurants fame. The Best New Restaurant host and former Top Chef judge just opened several spots inside the hotel: the elegant restaurant B...
Miami is a world of water, ideally suited for the annual Miami Underwater Festival, running this weekend at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science. This year’s theme, “Coasts, Reefs, and Open Oceans,” will make for a great celebration of...
Miami’s become a launch pad for international hotel companies introducing new brands, and the first hotel in Starwood’s new Tribute Portfolio brand—which debuted April 2015—is the Royal Palm South Beach Miami, a Tribute Portfolio Resort. To mar...
More than ten years ago, the James Beard Award-winning chef Michelle Bernstein and her husband/partner David Martinez opened Michy’s, a cozy restaurant in the then-squalid upper Biscayne Boulevard. The pioneering eatery was named Food & Wine magaz...
Lately, new hotels in South Beach are as common as celebrity sightings. The neighborhood is in the midst of yet another boom period, and this week, three—count em’, three—new hotels hit the ever-happening Collins Avenue. The 105-room Hyatt Cent...
This week American Express launched its fifth Centurion Lounge at Miami International Airport—an 8,000-square-foot refuge created exclusively for its cardholders, equipped with everything from a spa to private workstations. The space is a sooth...