| Jul 15, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Most of Miami Swim Week is velvet roped-off.
But there are some events open to the public during the week-long flurry of catwalk capers, designer parties and product launches.
Here’s what you can attend:
Splashion - a free fashion...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Name: Steven Acosta
Title: Executive chef
Location: da Campo Osteria, 3333 NE 32nd Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-226-5002, daCampoRestaurant.com
Time at this location: 1 year
Style of food prepared: Traditional Northern Italian with...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:40 PM
Funkshion Swim Fashion Week and Peroni presents Young Designer Award with Fashion Group International at The Tent: Local designers display their best Italian-inspired resort wear, bikinis and one-piece swimsuits. 9 p.m. at Collins Park, between...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 9:37 AM
Gianni Versace’s time in Miami Beach ended in tragedy.
For artist Kevin Arrow, it started in tragedy as well.
The late fashion designer purchased the by-then seedy Amsterdam Palace in 1992 to turn into his Ocean Drive villa Casa Casuarina. He...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Perhaps my favorite moment in Charlie Smith's terrific new novel, "Men in Miami Hotels," comes not too far from the end. The protagonist, a Miami hoodlum named Cotland Sims, has snuck into Havana, on the run from a relentless line of gangsters who keep...
| Jul 26, 2013
Pool parties are making a splash this summer in South Florida. Whether you want to show off your bikini body at a swanky soiree, or keep it casual at a beachside barbecue, you'll find there's a pool to jump into no matter your style.
| Jul 23, 2013
The biggest swimwear trade show in the world is making waves this year with the addition of another exhibition hall at the Miami Beach Convention Center, lining up more than 2,500 lines that contribute to a multi-billion dollar industry.
The 31st annual...
| 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...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 4:23 AM
You don’t have to be Jewish to love the MatzoBall, says Andrew Rudnick, founder of the nationwide series of Christmas Eve singles parties, including three in South Florida.
George Costanza, a “borderline Jew” according to JeworNotJew....
| Dec 20, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Toss a hearty "that's the way" out into a crowded room and see if you don't get back a lewd "uh-huh uh-huh" in return. Or tell a friend you'd like to do a little dance, make a little love, and watch them also suggest you also get down tonight. The music...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 8:38 AM
Shoe designer, Lisa.donaldjpliner.com
1. Zuma at the Epic Hotel
270 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami,305-424-5226, Epichotel.com
My new favorite restaurant is Zuma at the Epic Hotel. As you walk in, it’s a party all night.
2. Sanctuary 7 the Studio...