National Cheeseburger Day in South Florida

One of my favorite days of the year is near. That’s Sept. 18 – National Cheeseburger Day. South Florida has no shortage of spots to grab a great cheeseburger. Here are some of my favorites. Upland (Miami Beach) Burger Offering: The Upland Cheeseburger $5 Details: For one night only, South of Fifth California hotspot Upland […]

Urbanica The Hotels’ owners acquire North Miami Beach land for new hotel

Urbanica The Hotels’ founders, Diego Colmenero and Charlie Porchetto, today announced their latest acquisition – a $40 million undeveloped beachfront lot in North Beach Miami, located at 6747 Collins Avenue. The duo purchased the 0.98-acre property from China City Construction with plans to develop a 20-story, 200-room lifestyle hotel. Slated to open in approximately two […]

September means menu changes for Miami Spice

As August winds down, Miami Spice continues to go strong through Sept. 30. Here’s a look at new menus for September at some of the top participating restaurants. Boulud Sud Meals Offered: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner Days Offered: Brunch (Sunday), Lunch (Monday – Friday), Dinner (Monday – Saturday) Chef Daniel Boulud’s Medeterranean concept offers a variety […]

Bar Centro on South Beach Goes Unplugged

Bar Centro by Jose Andres, a chic and outdoor lounge at the iconic SLS South Beach has debuted its revived Bar Centro Unplugged, a Wednesday night live music series with some of Miami’s more influential bands. https://www.slshotels.com/southbeach Taking place every Wednesday from 8 pm to 11 pm, guests get live performances from Miami-based bands, including […]

Experience Miami Spice Downtown and in Brickell

Miami Spice is now underway in most of Miami and Miami Beach’s neighborhoods. Spice goes through Sept. 31 and is a great way to experience Miami’s eclectic culinary scene (lunch and dinner) at amazing prices. Here’s a look at some of the top participating eateries in Downtown Miami and the trendy Brickell neighborhood. Fi’lia Brickell […]

Miami Spice opens its 18th season today

Miami’s annual Rite of Summer begins today. It’s the 18th year for the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau’s (GMCVB) Miami Spice Restaurant Program. Since its inception in 2001, an estimated one million Miami Spice meals have been served. https://www.miamiandbeaches.com/ The two-month long program – Aug. 1 through Sept. 30 – showcases Greater Miami and […]