| Jun 14, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Tourists aren't the only ones flocking to South Florida.
As hotels fill up, investors are scooping up the properties, buoyed by higher room rates, the economic recovery and the loosening of lender financing, lodging real estate specialists say....
| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:04 AM
The new Gold Dust Lounge album, “Lost Sunset,” is an exhilarating experiment in the elasticity of time and culture, bandleader and guitarist Russell Mofsky taking familiar sounds and references and bending them into something that reverberates...
| Feb 19, 2014
Kendra Haynes grew up dancing ballet, jazz and salsa. But when she saw the fluid movements of Brazilian zouk, a dance similar to lambada, it was love at first sight.
"Ever since then, I did everything I could to learn it," says Haynes, 26. "I made it my...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 1:20 PM
South Florida's gay social calendar is getting a lot busier.
PrideFest. Parades. An art gallery opening. Circuit parties.
Within South Florida’s tourism boom, the LGBT community has carved a new season. It’s all part of a giant rainbow...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:32 PM
With more than 70 events, the 13th edition of the South Beach Wine and Food Festival, which will run Feb. 20 to Feb. 23, is the largest in its history.
From the big blowouts such as Rachael Ray's Burger Bash to small seminars about pairing champagne and...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Monday was party night at NATPE, with fetes spread around the South Beach area.
Endemol turned up the volume with its latenight affair at Liv at the Fontainebleau Hotel, where the confab runs through Wednesday. Singer Pitbull was a surprise guest with an...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:57 AM
Do things seem a little off to you, too? The Miami Heat struggling? David Beckham getting the cold shoulder? The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of Florida hosting their World Cup watch party at Miami’s Fado, an Irish pub?
| May 27, 2014
| 5:05 AM
It's that special time in the late afternoon when the light turns golden and life seems to move at the pace of a bygone era in the square that anchors this Amazon city's opera house.
Children clamor to catch soap bubbles sent aloft by a vendor,...
| May 17, 2014
With the brutal winter now in the rear view mirror, many Americans are planning to take summer vacations, recent travel surveys show.
The majority of Floridians — 81 percent — expect to take at least one summer trip of 50 miles or more...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:38 AM
It’s a sweet 16th for the re-branded Miami Fashion Week, and the spate of designer runway shows is shining a spotlight on resort wear.
Resort wear is the easy and breezy vacation clothing glamazons wear on cruise ships and at resort hotels. In...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:25 AM
Sometimes, a date requires a certain atmosphere if you want to, uh, close the deal. Beach Bar @ Newport Pier is the newest place for dinner or a drink when a classy oceanfront view may be the clincher.
Set for its first weekend of business, Beach Bar is...