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The Scoop: Weekend of July 19th

In this week's Scoop, Serafina’s Aventura location delivers a no-fuss weekend brunch for parties who want to savor without a production. Hunched over her painter’s palette, a local artist painstakingly adorned leather mules with a tiny brush. Shoppers could select from an array of shoe styles as well as intricate designs from peacocks to surrealism-inspired women’s eyes. Planning parties just got a lot easier and more elegant. The Grateful Palate, Fort Lauderdale’s trusted service for catering and events, renovated its waterfront digs. Summer brings its own share of sweets from watermelon to strawberry shortcake. This and more in the Scoop....

2019-07-19T11:46:02-04:00July 19th, 2019|

The Scoop: Weekend of July 12th

In this week's Scoop, The South Florida-born, luxury watch and jewelry store with 15 locations isn’t your mother’s Mayors. The company is courting millennials with a full-blown makeover from branding to store redesigns complete with tech tools and hip concierge lounges. Regina’s Grocery, the modern iteration of the mom-and-pop stores found on every corner of Brooklyn, is bringing its New York sandwich shop to South Beach. Movie buffs are in for a treat tomorrow. The Norton Museum of Art unveils the most comprehensive museum exhibition of Old Hollywood movie posters on July 12. And the annual Miami swim week dives in with several new events, many of which offer great shopping incentives. This and more in the Scoop....

2019-07-12T12:04:42-04:00July 12th, 2019|

The Scoop: Weekend of July 4th

In this week's Scoop, CBD oil is a hot topic these days, so it’s inevitable that the natural elixir should find its way into spa services. Avocado Grill, a popular farm-to-table restaurant with two locations in Palm Beach County, renovated its original flagship in downtown West Palm Beach. June may be known as wedding month, but Pronovias is hosting the grand opening of its first Florida bridal salon in Coral Gables on July 10, followed by a trunk show from July 11-20. A quick guide for tips on spending the Fourth of July in style. This and more in the Scoop....

2019-07-05T11:58:13-04:00July 5th, 2019|

The Scoop: Weekend of June 28th

In this In this week's Scoop, After operating one of the most popular stands for authentic tacos in South Florida, the husband-and-wife owners of La Pollita in the Miami Design District thought it was time to open a bona fide, sit-down restaurant. The Bass art museum doesn’t let summer slow it down. The season’s calendar is jam-packed with ongoing activities for all ages. Celebrate next week’s Fourth of July holiday in total splendor at The Breakers. Palm Beach’s premier luxury resort offers Independence Day festivities with an old-fashioned flair. For summer birthday gifts, look no further than South Florida-based Kult Jewelry’s new collection for men and women. This and more in the Scoop....

2019-06-28T10:12:13-04:00June 28th, 2019|

The Scoop: Weekend of June 21st

In this In this week's Scoop, Summer vacation is here, and Latitude 33 is making sure the whole family is on board with the destination of choice. Parents can pamper their children and save the planet by shopping at Hope & Henry. The digitally native fashion brand founded by Gymboree’s former chief executive officer is opening brick-and-mortar stores including Aventura Mall. Andy Warhol, Raymond Pettibon, Ana Mendieta and Nicole Eisenman are among artists exhibiting in NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale’s “Remember to React Part II” through September 29. And Vero Beach-based chef Michael Lander has had many lives. He’s cooked at the Moorings Club, Michael’s Table and its pop up at Orchid Island Brewery. This and more in the Scoop....

2019-06-21T10:51:14-04:00June 21st, 2019|

The Scoop: Weekend of June 14th

In this In this week's Scoop, south Florida’s ethnic palate is growing more adventurous with the arrival of new Indian restaurants. India is a massive country, and each region has its own cuisine from ingredients to spice quotient. Here are a couple art shows to check out. From public artworks to alternative art spaces, the Miami Design District has supported artists from the very beginning. A handbag collector’s fantasy turns into reality at Rebag’s new Miami store. The digitally native luxury resale concept operates six boutiques in New York and Los Angeles but saved its 2,800-square-foot flagship for Florida. Runners, take your marks: The eighth annual Run 4 the Sea race traverses Juno Beach’s scenic stretch of AIA on June 15. This and more in the Scoop....

2019-06-14T12:24:08-04:00June 14th, 2019|

Jill Penman for Departures Magazine!

Jill has had the exciting opportunity to give Departure Magazine readers a deep dive into real estate on the East Coast. With her years of experience, Jill has insight into the ideal places to invest in regardless of the circumstance. Keep reading to see what Jill has to say about buying vacation homes anywhere from down south in Florida to up north in the Hamptons!

2019-06-13T11:35:39-04:00June 13th, 2019|

The Scoop: Weekend of June 7th

In this In this week's Scoop, One of the most remarkable things about Florida is how well plants thrive here, hence there’s always something in bloom. As Broward County prepares for the grand reveal of the guitar-shaped, $1.5 billion Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in fall, Fort Lauderdale’s hospitality scene is exploding with other new and renovated properties. Like a culinary camp for adults, the Regional Kitchen & Public House released its summer lineup of tasty events. Missoni x Castañer’s casual-chic footwear collaboration is among summer’s must-have wardrobe. This and more in the Scoop....

2019-06-07T13:58:37-04:00June 7th, 2019|

The Scoop: Weekend of May 31st

In this In this week's Scoop, lasagna, stone crabs and angel food cake with strawberry compote aren’t the first items that come to mind when roasting over an open fire. But that’s the idea behind Ember, chef proprietor Brad Kilgore’s fourth Florida restaurant. A few years ago, the Wolfsonian-FIU museum had a huge hit with “Promising Paradise: Cuban Allure, American Seduction.” Summer sipping brings to mind rosé. Café Boulud at the Brazilian Court Hotel in Palm Beach previews the season’s preferred drink with a rosé wine dinner on June 6. Get ready for summer soirées and travel with these key picks. Fendi Casa introduced its latest Thea outdoor furniture collection. This and more in the Scoop....

2019-05-31T10:42:14-04:00May 31st, 2019|

The Scoop: Weekend of May 17th

In this In this week's Scoop, Michael Schwartz, the James Beard award-winning chef restaurateur behind Genuine Hospitality Group, is unveiling projects left and right these days. Parisian fashion label Equipment can count its number of boutiques on its hand, and France didn’t even make the cut. Italian luxury kitchen maker Valcucine’s new Logica Celata bar is set to be a home run here for its minimal, artistic design. And sea turtle nesting season started May 1 and runs through the end of October. This and more in the Scoop....

2019-05-17T22:33:11-04:00May 16th, 2019|