Category Archive: Weekend picks

April Events Miami for All Tastes

Giralda Under the Stars, Coral Gables

 

By Jennifer Agress and Yours Truly

 

As they say, the beat goes on in Miami  this month, from spring garden festivals and cultural events (including one with Yo Yo Ma), to a family evening under the stars, fitness happening, unique dinners and more. Looking for April events Miami? Check out our list below. We love them—and we think you will, too! Read Full Post & Comments »

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Karen’s Kudos March

More events not to miss this weekend, a top of the line knife sharpening service, free art tour, update on shops at Dadeland including a leading Italian lingerie brand, and more in Karen’s Kudos for March.

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Sensatia – Not to Be Missed!

Photo by Ivan Belaustegui

 

Cabaret meets burlesque, meets Cirque de Soleil, with audience dancing too. That’s the new sensational show aptly named Sensatia at the Faena Hotel. Presented in Faena Theater in collaboration with Quixotic, a performance collective, it fuses film, live music, impressive acrobatics, aerialist choreography, projection mapping,  and culinary arts in an intimate theater where performers interact with guests. Read Full Post & Comments »

Best Bike Tours Miami

Miami Beach

 

By Josie Gulliksen

 

Love bike riding and want some guidance on where to find the best tours and bike rentals too? Look no further because here are the top bike tours Miami from self-guided to guided around Wynwood, Coral Gables, Coconut Grove, Little Havana and Miami Beach. Read Full Post & Comments »

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What’s New in Little Havana

Velvet Creme Donuts

 

By Josie Gulliksen and Yours Truly

 

The revival of the Little Havana neighborhood has been drawing plenty of attention lately, thanks to a variety of businesses that kicked it off a year or two ago, and the others that have followed suit recently. You can get your sweet fix, enjoy a craft beer, dine al fresco in a garden setting or dance the night away in front of a pineapple shaped stage. Most of the spots you need to visit are the result of a love and passion that Miami’s Cuban-American community has to bring the neighborhood an injection of new life.Here are some of the new spots and other classic favorites. Any others you’d recommend? Read Full Post & Comments »

New Picks for Miami Entertainment

 

by Jennifer Agress

A refined night out doesn’t have to begin or end with dinner—and here in Miami, we have plenty of ways you can stay entertained until late into the night. Don’t know where to go? Read below for our six new picks for Miami entertainment — for before, during and after dinner (or skip dinner!). Read Full Post & Comments »

Staycation Miami

 

With spring here it’s time when we locals start to go swimming in the ocean,  enjoy less traffic in Miami Beach, and fewer crowds in restaurants. It’s also the time hotel rates drop. So, thought we, why not go on a “staycation” in Miami Beach for the weekend. We’d do things like spend the afternoon at the beach, go bike riding on the promenade, check out a new deli, go to a new restaurant and entertainment venue and take in a movie. Sounds like fun? It was. And, we should say, we wanted to stay at a prime South Beach location (23rd and Collins) but not pay prime hotel prices. We didn’t care about the “see and be seen” place to be.  Our destination, the Gates South Beach. Read Full Post & Comments »

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New Brunches 2017 to Put On Your List

Mignonette Uptown

 

By Jennifer Agress

 

No matter where you are, there’s just something about brunch. It’s special. We’ve found five exciting new brunch options , everything from Thai and Mexican to soul food and riffs on traditional favorites that are worth adding to the mix, plus not pricey besides—check them out, below. Read Full Post & Comments »

Tropical Brunch/Roast Duck+Dumplings/Italian Food Hall

Ingredients that made all the different in our wok cooking — dried mushrooms, baby bok choy and black sesame seeds — found at P.K. Oriental Mart

 

This month’s Eating News brings news of the annual foodie tropical brunch of Les Dames d’Escoffier on April 30; a new find for take out Chinese style roast duck, Asian groceries Miami, and super delish fried dumplings; and an update on the three story Italian food hall due to open in Brickell City Centre. Read Full Post & Comments »

Mykonos’ Finest, One Day Only, March 12

 

Been wanting to go to Mykonos to check out the legendary party scene, globally renowned DJs,  and the new post modern Greek cuisine?  Here’s your chance in Miami — for one day only, brunch and dinner, on March 12. Read Full Post & Comments »

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