Hemingway and beyond at Key West

Let’s set the record straight about Key West. Despite its reputation, the Conch Republic is more than  Duval Street, Mallory Square, Captain Tony’s Saloon and Sloppy Joe’s Bar. Sure, each has contributed to Key West’s fame (and infamy), but the Southernmost island in the U.S. has a lot of history and culture to share. In […]

Canopy by Hilton opens first West Coast property

Canopy by Hilton, Hilton’s lifestyle hotel brand,, has opened as the brand’s first West Coast property – Canopy by Hilton Portland Pearl (Ore.) District.   The Pearl District is a revitalized industrial zone that has become a hot neighborhood with indie boutiques, art galleries, microbreweries, green spaces and restaurants.   “As our brand continues to develop […]

Boca West Children’s Foundation providing a summer of giving

Boca West Children’s Foundation, which provides grants and volunteers to 25 local non-profit children’s organizations, is providing funding, as well as instructors and volunteers, so that 1,200 underserved kids can attend six different summer programs. The summer programs include a five-week tennis camp held at Boca West Country Club, a two-week golf, “Hook A Kid […]

Party hardy in South Florida for the Fourth of July

South Florida really doesn’t need another excuse to party. But what the heck? It’s nearing the Fourth of July, so it’s my patriotic duty to provide you with some of my favorite SoFla party spots. 1 Hotel South Beach  Miami Beach Specialty drinks and patriotic slushies from Tito’s vodka are just the beginning of what 1 […]