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The Scoop: Weekend of June 15th

In this In this week's Scoop, The FIFA World Cup 2018 Russia kicks off June 14, and Louis Vuitton has already scored a goal.1000 North, Jupiter Inlet’s new restaurant and private club, expanded with lunch service in June.Faena Miami Beach launched a monthly Summer Jazz Series in its charming theater through September. Miami’s international mix broadens with Iniva, a lifestyle boutique dedicated to sophisticated versions of traditional African fashions, skin care, music, and home and design. This and more in the Scoop....

2018-06-15T16:01:13+00:00 June 15th, 2018|

The Scoop: Weekend of June 9th

In this In this week's Scoop, Beaker & Gray chef owner Brian Nasajon reinvented gigi’s former restaurant space in Midtown Miami as Mason. If you notice a ton of hospitality and lifestyle people in town next week, it’s because LE Miami conference is taking place at the Miami Beach Convention Center from June 11-14. The Cooper, one of Palm Beach County’s favorite farm-to-table restaurants, is hosting a pop-up beer dinner on June 14. The bustling Buena Vista neighborhood has a new retail and dining compound. This and more in the Scoop....

2018-06-09T08:34:14+00:00 June 9th, 2018|

The Scoop: Weekend of June 1st

In this In this week's Scoop, Two authors with ties to the Sunshine State will read from their new novels at Books & Books’ Coral Gables location. Relax with June’s dining and drinking special. Featured in many movies and TV shows, Miami’s iconic Pink House is the theme of an exhibit opening at Nina Johnson gallery on June 7 from 7-9 p.m.More than a beacon, the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse is literally and figuratively a pillar of the coastal community. This and more in the Scoop....

2018-06-01T11:56:52+00:00 June 1st, 2018|

Jill Penman’s Guide to Miami’s Best Beaches

Growing up in the NorthEast, Memorial Day weekend always signified the official start of summer, and that meant it was time to take to the beaches, boats, and lakes and enjoy the warmth of the sun.  Not that this official start of summer holds the same significance in my now home of Miami,  it’s [...]

2018-05-28T22:16:38+00:00 May 28th, 2018|

The Scoop: Weekend of May 25th

In this In this week's Scoop, Sunset Harbour claims so many high-end fitness studios that it’s hard to imagine anyone could bring something new to the table, Following Zuma, Hakkasan and Chotto Matte, Miami has yet another celebrity-spotted Asian eatery from London, The long weekend provides a good window to catch up on art shows, Have a houseful of bored kids this holiday weekend? They’ll be wide-eyed and possibly spooked at the Frost Museum of Science’s new, interactive exhibit. This and more in the Scoop....

2018-05-26T14:47:30+00:00 May 26th, 2018|

The Scoop: Weekend of May 18th

In this In this week's Scoop, Stephen Starr strikes again in Fort Lauderdale, a video installation by South African artist William Kentridge comes to Miami Dade College’s Museum of Art and Design through its multi-site “Living Together” series, fans of John Hardy’s handcrafted fine jewelry have a new haunt, get out on the water with these fun maritime events. This and more in the Scoop....

2018-05-18T18:36:15+00:00 May 18th, 2018|

The Scoop: Weekend of May 11th

In this In this week's Scoop, Malibu Farm Pier Café and Restaurant, the mogul- and celeb-spotted, farm-to-fork destination on Billionaire’s Beach overlooking the Pacific Ocean, expanded to the East Coast. Sub-Zero/Wolf/Cove, a multigenerational, Midwestern maker of high-end kitchen appliances, celebrated its new, 7,500-square-foot showroom in the Miami Design District earlier this week. ONE Sotheby’s International Realty hosts a reception for “YoungArts at ONE” at its South of Fifth office in Miami Beach on May 15, from 6-8 p.m. West Palm Beach’s busy parents and professionals have a new quick spot for daily brunch and dinner on South Dixie Highway. This and more in the Scoop....

2018-05-17T16:51:48+00:00 May 11th, 2018|

The Scoop: Weekend of May 4th

In this In this week's Scoop, After operating a market in the annex of her extremely popular Mandolin Aegean Bistro in Miami, Anastasia Koutsioukis moved into a bona fide boutique and café space a block away. Miami museums and other art spaces are spotlighting local artists in spring. Palm Beach’s Royal Poinciana Plaza bolsters its beauty services with the arrival of Nail Lab. Just in time for swimsuit season, Dr. Kellyann Petrucci leads her Slimmer, Younger, Faster all-day retreat at Acqualina Spa by ESPA in Sunny Isles on May 5. This and more in the Scoop....

2018-05-04T16:52:04+00:00 May 4th, 2018|

The Scoop: Weekend of April 28th

In this In this week's Scoop, A skateboard ramp is probably the last thing one would expect to see in a luxury store in the Miami Design District. Trisha Brown, a seminal figure in postmodern dance who passed away last year, lives on through her namesake dance company and choreography. Coyo Taco brought silver platter-level ingredients for its new location at the Royal Poinciana Plaza in Palm Beach. If you’re thinking about installing solar panels on your home or business, check out Balenciaga’s new boutique in Miami. This and more in the Scoop....

2018-04-28T09:50:09+00:00 April 28th, 2018|

The Scoop: Weekend of April 20th

In this In this week's Scoop, South Beach boutique and lifestyle brand Alchemist has headed for the big league. As David Beckham zeros in on a home for his MLS Miami team’s stadium, PAMM stages a fun soccer-themed exhibit. With Prince Harry’s passion for polo and his pending royal wedding, it’s a great excuse to enjoy the sport of kings. High season in South Florida keeps getting longer. This and more in the Scoop....

2018-04-20T21:54:17+00:00 April 20th, 2018|