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Soffer’s Fontainebleau Miami Beach and Dell’s Boca Resort lay off thousands

Mandarin Oriental and PGA National Resort also recently laid-off workers The Fontainebleau Miami Beach laid off more than 1,300 employees, marking the largest hotel layoff in the Miami area since the pandemic began. Michael Dell’s…

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Miami Beach moves toward banning chain restaurants and stores in Sunset Harbour

Commissioner Ricky Arriola said rule is necessary to prevent local businesses from being replaced by corporations willing to pay higher rent. A ban on chain retail stores and restaurants in South Beach’s Sunset Harbour is…

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Loews Miami Beach Gets Some COVID Relief

The owners of the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami Beach have received some payment relief for their $300 million CMBS loan, according to servicer notes provided by Trepp today. The loan’s special servicer, Rialto Capital Advisors, granted the relief due…

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The breakdown: Inside Virgin Hotels’ $330M vision for South Beach and how it vanished

In HFZ’s Shore Club, Richard Branson’s hotel division thought it had found the perfect spot for its Miami Beach flagship. That was in February Virgin Hotels had been looking for the right redevelopment opportunity in…

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Inside Three Unique Model Units at the Ritz-Carlton Residences Miami Beach

The Ritz-Carlton Residences Miami Beach may have been completed almost a year ago, but the developers have just unveiled three unique model units, with interiors designed by three Italian furniture brands: Baxter, B&B Italia, and Flexform. The…

Miami Spice 2020 Participating Restaurants in Miami Beach Right Now

Miami Spice 2020 Participating Restaurants in Miami Beach Right Now

In a further effort to help restaurants affected by Covid-19, the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) has decided to move the Miami Spice Program two months ahead of schedule, instead of running in…

Your Favorite Neighborhood Spot is Back, Bartaco Re-Opens!

Your Favorite Neighborhood Spot is Back, Bartaco Re-Opens!

Your Favorite Neighborhood Spot is Back! It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for…local’s favorite neighborhood restaurant bartaco is finally BACK! bartaco is re-opening its doors to the public with its new features to ensure…

Your Favorite Neighborhood Spot is Back, Bartaco Re-Opens!

Your Favorite Neighborhood Spot is Back, Bartaco Re-Opens!

Your Favorite Neighborhood Spot is Back! It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for…local’s favorite neighborhood restaurant bartaco is finally BACK! bartaco is re-opening its doors to the public with its new features to ensure…

Miami Spice 2020 Participating Restaurants in Miami Beach Right Now

Miami Spice 2020 Participating Restaurants in Miami Beach Right Now

In a further effort to help restaurants affected by Covid-19, the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) has decided to move the Miami Spice Program two months ahead of schedule, instead of running in…

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Soffer’s Fontainebleau Miami Beach and Dell’s Boca Resort lay off thousands

Mandarin Oriental and PGA National Resort also recently laid-off workers The Fontainebleau Miami Beach laid off more than 1,300 employees, marking the largest hotel layoff in the Miami area since the pandemic began. Michael Dell’s…

Business

Miami Beach moves toward banning chain restaurants and stores in Sunset Harbour

Commissioner Ricky Arriola said rule is necessary to prevent local businesses from being replaced by corporations willing to pay higher rent. A ban on chain retail stores and restaurants in South Beach’s Sunset Harbour is…

Business

Loews Miami Beach Gets Some COVID Relief

The owners of the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami Beach have received some payment relief for their $300 million CMBS loan, according to servicer notes provided by Trepp today. The loan’s special servicer, Rialto Capital Advisors, granted the relief due…

Business

The breakdown: Inside Virgin Hotels’ $330M vision for South Beach and how it vanished

In HFZ’s Shore Club, Richard Branson’s hotel division thought it had found the perfect spot for its Miami Beach flagship. That was in February Virgin Hotels had been looking for the right redevelopment opportunity in…

Business

Inside Three Unique Model Units at the Ritz-Carlton Residences Miami Beach

The Ritz-Carlton Residences Miami Beach may have been completed almost a year ago, but the developers have just unveiled three unique model units, with interiors designed by three Italian furniture brands: Baxter, B&B Italia, and Flexform. The…

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South Beach Landmark Nikki Beach Welcome Guests Back!

South Beach Landmark Nikki Beach Welcome Guests Back!

Nikki Beach A South Beach landmark since 1998, Nikki Beach Miami Beach is pleased to…

These Restaurants Are Now Offering Family-Sized Bundle Meals for delivery or pick-up

These Restaurants Are Now Offering Family-Sized Bundle Meals for delivery or pick-up

Many restaurants are now offering family bundles so your significant others can also enjoy your…

You can’t come out, but you can order in! Lolo’s Surf Cantina now delivers!

You can’t come out, but you can order in! Lolo’s Surf Cantina now delivers!

Lolo’s Surf Cantina is currently offering takeout and delivery services for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You…

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Miami Beach moves toward banning chain restaurants and stores in Sunset Harbour

Miami Beach moves toward banning chain restaurants and stores in Sunset Harbour

Commissioner Ricky Arriola said rule is necessary to prevent local businesses from being replaced by corporations willing to pay higher rent. A ban on chain retail stores and restaurants in South Beach’s Sunset Harbour is…

Sushi Garage, from auto body shop to Sushi Sensation!

Sushi Garage, from auto body shop to Sushi Sensation!

Japanese concept from the team behind Juvia, Sushi Garage is a restaurant with traditional roots and quality ingredients. With a menu of updated classics, grilled fish, creative nigiri, and cocktails to match. James Beard Award…

Brunch at Chefs Jeff McInnis and Janine Booth Stiltsville Fish Bar

Brunch at Chefs Jeff McInnis and Janine Booth Stiltsville Fish Bar

Located in the heart of the Sunset Harbour neighborhood, Stiltsville Fish Bar features quality seafood by Chefs Jeff McInnis and Janine Booth.  A Relaxed & Casual Neighborhood Dining Experience, famous for its raw oysters, smoked…

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Indulge in mouthwatering tacos and enjoy Mexican inspired cocktails from Bodega

Indulge in mouthwatering tacos and enjoy Mexican inspired cocktails from Bodega

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with craft cocktails and delicious bites at home from the iconic…

Join the fun at this renowned bayfront pool deck for the Sundance Pool Series!

Join the fun at this renowned bayfront pool deck for the Sundance Pool Series!

Located on newly-fashionable West Avenue, Mondrian South Beach continues its legendary pool series.  Join the…

Pasta-Making Master Class & Lunch hosted by Michael Pirolo

Pasta-Making Master Class & Lunch hosted by Michael Pirolo

For years, Miami Beach’s not-so-hidden gem Macchialina has served as the…

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Outdoor Dining is Allowed in Miami Find Here Some of your Options 

Outdoor Dining is Allowed in Miami Find Here Some of your Options 

ARIETE Chef/Owner Michael Beltran’s Ariete has established a name for itself as one of Miami’s most…

The Best Summer Travel Deals in South Florida

The Best Summer Travel Deals in South Florida

FOR A FUN FAMILY VACATION, STAYCATION OR DAYCATION JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa…

South Florida Father’s Day Dining Guide 2020

South Florida Father’s Day Dining Guide 2020

An important date is coming up soon, yes Father’s Day is around the corner. This…

Nikki Beach Miami offers takeout menu of favorites

Nikki Beach Miami offers takeout menu of favorites

Image: www.miami-beach.nikkibeach.com Nikki Beach is offering favorite menu items for take-out to service from 12-5…

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Do you have what it takes to become SoBe Top Waveologist?

Do you have what it takes to become SoBe Top Waveologist?

South Beach Barlooza is a national bartending competition along Washington Avenue that allows bartenders from anywhere to show off their creation and presentation to a large audience in a new and exciting competing format. Winners…

WAVE Live Music Series and Wine & Beer Taste!

WAVE Live Music Series and Wine & Beer Taste!

The Washington Avenue Business Improvement District Presents a Live Music Series Featuring a Wine & Beer Taste!  12 wine, beer, and live music locations over a 1 mile stretch on Washington Avenue, Miami Beach A…

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Miami Spice 2020 Participating Restaurants in Miami Beach Right Now

Miami Spice 2020 Participating Restaurants in Miami Beach Right Now

In a further effort to help restaurants affected by Covid-19, the Greater Miami Convention and…

Drinks, Liquor and Wine also available for pick up at Meat Market Miami Beach

Drinks, Liquor and Wine also available for pick up at Meat Market Miami Beach

Enjoy your favorite menu items in your home! Drinks, Liquor, and Wine are also available. Meat…

The Nest Rooftop & Sunset Lounge Taking Miami Beach To New Heights!

The Nest Rooftop & Sunset Lounge Taking Miami Beach To New Heights!

Miami Beach’s newest rooftop and sunset lounge has launched just steps above Lincoln Road, starting…

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Soffer’s Fontainebleau Miami Beach and Dell’s Boca Resort lay off thousands

Soffer’s Fontainebleau Miami Beach and Dell’s Boca Resort lay off thousands

Mandarin Oriental and PGA National Resort also recently laid-off workers The Fontainebleau Miami Beach laid off more than 1,300 employees, marking the largest hotel layoff in the Miami area since the pandemic began. Michael Dell’s…

Pizza & Burger by Michael Mina at Fontainebleau Miami Beach Reopens

Pizza & Burger by Michael Mina at Fontainebleau Miami Beach Reopens

Pizza & Burger by Michael Mina at the iconic Fontainebleau Miami Beach is reopening to the public today, Friday, June 19, 2020. The laidback eatery located beneath the hotel’s famous lobby has long been a haven for comfort food…

South Florida Father’s Day Dining Guide 2020

South Florida Father’s Day Dining Guide 2020

An important date is coming up soon, yes Father’s Day is around the corner. This year with so much going on in the world it will be very different and one to remember for all…

Miami Spice 2020 Participating Restaurants in Miami Beach Right Now

Miami Spice 2020 Participating Restaurants in Miami Beach Right Now

In a further effort to help restaurants affected by Covid-19, the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) has decided to move the Miami Spice Program two months ahead of schedule, instead of running in…

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Vegan Dinner hosted by Kate Jacoby, Rich Landau and David Lee part of The NYT Cooking Dinner Series

Vegan Dinner hosted by Kate Jacoby, Rich Landau and David Lee part of The NYT Cooking Dinner Series

Executive Chef David Lee, the artist behind Planta – the trendy South of Fifth plant-based eatery…

Chef Jean Georges Vongerichten Hosts Fifth Annual Ping Pong, Pizzas & Peroni

Chef Jean Georges Vongerichten Hosts Fifth Annual Ping Pong, Pizzas & Peroni

  The Miami Beach Edition to participate in South Beach Wine & Food Festival! Ping…

Goya Foods’ Grand Tasting Village featuring Grand Tasting Tents & Publix Culinary

Goya Foods’ Grand Tasting Village featuring Grand Tasting Tents & Publix Culinary

We’re continuing with our commitment to give you, even more, to love about our signature…

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Lee Brian Schrager is putting on the pounds in honor of Pride Month

Lee Brian Schrager is putting on the pounds in honor of Pride Month

The Uber Successful Bake Sale Series, Which Raised over $100,000 for Restaurant Employee Relief, Will…

Mark your calendars! Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry Returns on May 16, 2020

Mark your calendars! Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry Returns on May 16, 2020

South Florida’s Culinary Community Unites for No Kid Hungry Taste of the Nation returns on…

Life House, Collins Park Presents Mezcal x Music Mashup

Life House, Collins Park Presents Mezcal x Music Mashup

  LIFE HOUSE, COLLINS PARK PRESENTS MEZCAL X MUSIC MASHUP ON MARCH 19 Sundown Music…

Cochon555 is back in Miami!!

Cochon555 is back in Miami!!

This one-of-a-kind culinary tour features five chefs cooking five heritage breed pigs in a friendly…

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Your Favorite Neighborhood Spot is Back, Bartaco Re-Opens!

Your Favorite Neighborhood Spot is Back, Bartaco Re-Opens!

Your Favorite Neighborhood Spot is Back! It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for…local’s favorite…

South Beach Landmark Nikki Beach Welcome Guests Back!

South Beach Landmark Nikki Beach Welcome Guests Back!

Nikki Beach A South Beach landmark since 1998, Nikki Beach Miami Beach is pleased to…

Time to Cinco! At-Home Cocktail Recipes From Bodega Taqueria & Tequileria

Time to Cinco! At-Home Cocktail Recipes From Bodega Taqueria & Tequileria

Cinco de Mayo is fast approaching and Bodega Taqueria y Tequileria is sharing with us…

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Mila on Lincoln Road is now open!

Mila on Lincoln Road is now open!

Inspired by the elegant minimalist details of nature, MILA restaurant in Miami Beach embodies a…

Experience elevated Mediterranean Cuisine at The Garden South Beach

Experience elevated Mediterranean Cuisine at The Garden South Beach

The Garden South Beach is a unique cozy restaurant with Live DJ’s, Bottle Service, and…

Ritz-Carlton South Beach reopens after $90M renovation

Ritz-Carlton South Beach reopens after $90M renovation

The 376-room hotel at the eastern edge of Lincoln Road was forced to close in…

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Taurus Coconut Grove Reborn: AHG Debuts Revamped Eatery

Taurus Coconut Grove Reborn: AHG Debuts Revamped Eatery

Taurus Beer & Whiskey House has been part of the Coconut Grove scene as long…

New Restaurants Opening at Miami Design District

New Restaurants Opening at Miami Design District

For all the foodies planning a visit to the area, the new buzzy restaurant and…

BOIA DE Re-Opens It’s Dining Room

BOIA DE Re-Opens It’s Dining Room

Boia De, Alex Meyer, and Luciana Giangrandi’s James Beard Award-nominated (semifinalist 2019) Miami restaurant will…

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Outdoor Dining is Allowed at Miami-Dade County Restaurants After Mayor Reverses Previous Order, Mayor revises statement ordering the closing all in-person dining in the county hours after issuing it. Yesterday, after Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez…

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Family-Run Miami Beach Chocolates Sells Kosher Treats Walk into Miami Beach Chocolates’ shop and you’re immediately greeted with aroma of fresh chocolate being made on-site. Owner Eli Schachter says he started his career as a…

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Books & Books closes its chapter on Lincoln Road – Owner Mitchell Kaplan said Lincoln Road store was the independent bookstore’s most expensive location. Books & Books, Miami’s most well-known independent bookstore, closed its Lincoln…

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South Beach Wine & Food Festival Launches Virtual Mixology Class Series – The South Beach Wine & Food Festival’s Lee Brian Schrager has been busy during the coronavirus pandemic. First, the festival founder hosted a…