The Sarasota Modern set to open in late fall 2018

The Sarasota Modern – A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, part of Marriott International, Inc. – is set to debut in late 2018. Located in the heart of downtown, within the epicenter of the urban “Rosemary District,’’ the 89-room luxury boutique hotel fuses architecture with minimalist design and artistic flair. www.thesarasotamodern.com Inspired by European design and 1940’s […]

Minnow Bar opens in South Beach

A new gin house showcasing clear spirits – Minnow Bar – is now open in South Beach’s North of Fifth neighborhood. The Minnow Bar features an open terrace serving botanical-inspired cocktails led by local veteran bartender, Chris Resnick. The Minnow Bar complements the adjacent Kimpton Angler’s Hotel South Beach, which has recently begun an extensive […]

Toro Toro: A good (and delicious) start to Miami Spice

Miami Spice begins Aug. 1, so let’s begin with one of my favorite Miami restaurants – Toro Toro at the InterContinental Miami. Celebrity Chef Richard Sandoval’s Pan-Latin steakhouse never disappoints with a deep menu of ceviches, steaks and Executive Chef Jean Delgado’s signature dishes, including Grilled Spanish Octopus (a must-have for octopus fans), Chipotle Miso […]

Pueblo Bonito Resorts launches “Save the Seas – Skip the Straw” campaign

Innovative eco-friendly practices designed to minimize damage to the environment have been implemented at Pueblo Bonito Resorts. Effective this month, the hospitality company has banned the use of plastic straws at its five Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, resort hotels. The company said the “Save the Seas – Skip the Straw” campaign, effective immediately, will reduce environmental […]

Top 10 List: North Carolina’s Outer Banks

North Carolina’s Outer Banks are filled with history , entertainment and recreation. That recreation includes golf, as the Outer Banks represents an outstanding selection of affordable, yet quality, golf courses, along with eclectic accommodations and a plethora of off-course activities. Think I’m kidding? Here are 10 “shore” things (sorry about that) that make the OBX […]