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Hope Gainer

Eat, Pray, Art: From Burma to Boca and Back

Hope Gainer | Posted 02.26.2014 | Arts
Hope Gainer

This is a story about a young lady that almost did not happen as she was in her mother's womb when their country of Burma was taken over. The pregnant...

Diversity Abounds in Asian Art

Hope Gainer | Posted 11.10.2013 | Arts
Hope Gainer

Indeed, Art Stage Singapore is living up to its tagline, "We Are Asia." Ensuring that visitors get to understand Asian art in the proper context through the region/country specific platforms.

Why Are So Many Boomer Babes Still Single?

Hope Gainer | Posted 11.03.2013 | Fifty
Hope Gainer

While sitting alone on a summer's day in sunny South Beach, I was pondering why so many great women I know are still single, including myself. And a few good men too. I am really referring more to the Baby Boomer generation. Of course, there are girls in their 20s, 30s and 40s who want to get married and probably will. But I am wondering why us boomer babes stayed single.

Tea for Two - The Inn at Irving Place Hosts Lady Mendl's Royal Tea Room

Hope Gainer | Posted 10.27.2013 | Travel
Hope Gainer

Who said you have to cross the pond to have a proper tea? I had the pleasure of tea for two with my British friend, Harriet, with cucumber tea sandwiches, clotted cream and jam with homemade scones. Before sipping the tea of our choice, we toasted with a glass of bubbly.

Miami Beach's Biggest Mansion Bought by American Businessman/Bachelor for Entertaining

Hope Gainer | Posted 10.20.2013 | Miami
Hope Gainer

A successful Washington D.C. entrepreneurial bachelor, Bill Dean had the vision to buy the late S.S. Kresge's, historic home in Miami Beach.

Celebrity Custom Couture for A-Listers and Common Folks

Hope Gainer | Posted 10.20.2013 | Style
Hope Gainer

Celebrities like Katy Perry and Paula Abdul have found Ema Savahl and adorned her conversation-piece dresses. It has been a grass roots, organic approach without a huge PR machine behind her.

Summer Is Upon Us... But Then Again Every Day in South Florida Is Summer

Hope Gainer | Posted 08.24.2013 | Miami
Hope Gainer

And we have the whole world's wealth vying for our limited supply of trophy properties. Pent-up demand is reducing inventories to our lowest's levels since 2005.

A Touch and Taste of Gold in Sunny South Beach

Hope Gainer | Posted 08.24.2013 | Miami
Hope Gainer

The hip, young Milanese owners of a new Italian eatery in the Sofi district of South Beach must have done their homework before creating a unique menu with golden cuisine creating dishes that not only look pretty and taste good, but are healthy too.

East Meets West as Art Fairs Continue to Take Over in Asia

Hope Gainer | Posted 06.10.2013 | Arts
Hope Gainer

The art world is taking the world by storm, and art fairs are becoming the new hotspots to hang out at! I first discovered this cultural phenomenon d...