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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...
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...
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 ...
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...