| Jun 3, 2012
| 8:41 PM
MIAMI — This year's crop of new and improved hotels in South Florida runs the spectrum from eco- and budget-friendly to extravagantly splurge-worthy.
Most of the offerings have given new life to historic buildings, including Hotel Breakwater and...
| Jun 15, 2012
When it's hot out, the best place to party is poolside with drinks and music. And this summer, you'll find plenty of splashy events throughout South Florida. We've rounded up a list of the best pool parties for fashionistas, boaters, budget-conscious folk...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 2:01 PM
When you think of Miami hotels, palm trees, pools and art deco décor immediately comes to mind. But tucked away on Perimeter Road in Miami awaits jungle-themed suites, stripper poles, hot tubs and private garages. Miami is a city known for its sexy, sun-...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 6:51 AM
CORAL GABLES, Fla. - Although I was not able to take the family to a foreign country this time around, Coral Gables, just southwest of Miami, proved itself a fair substitute. People stepping into shops and restaurants would start with Spanish without...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 2:05 PM
Sundays are lazy days. Most of us wake up a little later and plan fun activities before heading back to the grind come Monday. In fact, cooking should be the last thing on your mind.
How about heading outdoors for a meal? The sun is shining, the kids are...
| Jul 23, 2012
In 2006, "Step Up" didn't just jumpstart the career of Channing Tatum (who's having a banner year with
"The Vow," "21 Jump Street" and "Magic Mike") and introduce him to his wife, "Step Up" co-star Jenna Dewan. The film sparked a franchise whose fourth...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 3:09 PM
In a couple of weeks, hordes will descend upon Miami again. It seems people are always mobbing Miami — for international art fairs, for Martin Luther King Jr.weekend, for sporting events, and of course, for those famed beaches, which always seem...
| Mar 31, 2012
It's the height of tourist season in South Florida, and hoteliers are putting in 15-hour work days to ensure vacationers have enough staff to check them in or bring them room service.
Over at The Shelborne South Beach, Jared Galbut is meeting with his...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Después que Fidel Castro llegó al poder, miles de cubanos se refugiaron en Miami cambiando la ciudad para siempre.
Tomando este hecho histórico como punto de partida, la nueva serie de televisión Magic City muestra cómo este lugar se convirtió en un...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 1:29 PM
It is dawn on Dec. 31, 1958, and Ike Evans has a loving young wife, a former showgirl, in bed next to him, Frank Sinatra sleeping in the Presidential Suite of the glamorous Miami Beach hotel he owns and … big problems.
A union strike, mobster...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 9:16 AM
My colleague Kathleen Haugney and I wrote this up yesterday and it made 1A of today's paper. I'm putting it up here on the blog because I know some people click straight to this blog, rather than Sun-Sentinel.com. Yes, they do. I really believe that. Yep....