Art Basel returns to South Florida for its 20-year anniversary

Exhibit on the beach at Art Basel Miami — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: Mia2you When Art Basel debuted in Miami Beach in 2002, a year after its planned start date was delayed after the tragic 9/11, it featured an array of 200 galleries, including Gagosian. However, Larry Gagosian, one of the most influential dealers

Ten facts you might not know about the Sunshine State’s history

History: Palm Beach, Florida, 1929 – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Everett Collection It is a simple question asked in school: How many original colonies were there? One can assume you guessed 13, right? The correct answer is 14, and the number 14 is Florida. We don’t speak much about it because while the other

Miami Grand Prix: Formula 1 festivities were all over South Florida on race day

Miami Grand Prix – Max Verstappen Wins — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Motorsports Photographer There couldn’t be a Miami Grand Prix without an F1 race celebration on the beach. Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won the Miami Grand Prix at the Hard Rock Stadium on Sunday, after getting ahead of the Ferrari of Formula 1 World Championship

Gulfstream Park’s new Carousel Club is the latest outdoor lounge in South Florida

Courtesy: Carousel Club Website Carousel Club, the new outdoor entertainment spot at The Village at Gulfstream Park, is the latest close relative of The Wharf to pop up in South Florida. The only difference between the two is the horses, of course. The 14,000-square-foot open-air lounge, which features two bars, a large tented space, a

Miami Beach celebrates the start of Hanukkah in true South Florida style

World’s Largest Electronic Menorah — Hanukkah Celebration — Courtesy: Paramount Miami The world’s largest electronic menorah will shine across South Florida’s skyline during the eight nights of the Jewish “Festival of Lights.” In a video provided by the Paramount Miami Worldcenter, the 60-story skyscraper’s LED-lit menorah went on display Sunday evening, the first night of

South Florida adopting paid parental leave. ‘We have to evolve as a workforce’

Paid Parental Leave — Courtesy: Shutterstock — New Africa HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. — Paid parental leave supporters have a new source of hope to point to as more and more cities and counties across South Florida are embracing the leave policy for their employees. The latest employer to join the movement is Hallandale Beach, which

South Florida makes a major difference on International Coastal Cleanup Day

Trash Beach Cleanup South Florida – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Serenethos Over the past weekend, South Florida joined a global effort to remove tons of trash and debris from our waterways and oceans on International Coastal Cleanup Day.  The mission was launched by the Ocean Conservancy nonprofit 36 years ago and has grown incredibly.

Here are the Sunshine State’s best cities for outdoor dining this fall

Outdoor Dining Rooftop — Courtesy: Image by Brian Patrick Lim from Shutterstock Gone are the hot and humid nights of summer, because “fall” is upon us in Florida. Although our Florida fall is about a one-degree dip in temperature, this means that outdoor dining season is about to begin. Just in time for the breezy

South Florida celebrates National Dog Day 2021: ‘Yappy’ hour events & paw-fect treats

National Dog Day — Dogs Playing with Ball – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Stanimir G.Stoev While there are several unofficial national holidays to celebrate every day, this holiday is im-paw-ssible to miss! Thursday, Aug.26, is National Dog Day. National Dog Day is dedicated to your favorite companion, best friend, and loyal fur baby.  It

Condé Nast Traveler names four Florida beaches as best in the U.S.

Aerial View of Miami Beach, South Beach – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Mia2you Summer officially comes to an end on September 22, but all Floridians know that there’s really no such thing as “the end of summer.” Summer in the Sunshine State lasts year-round. With that being said, it comes as no surprise that