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GableStage Approved to Run Coconut Grove Playhouse

Tom Falco | Posted 04.21.2015 | Miami
Tom Falco

The Miami Herald is reporting that Miami-Dade commissioners unanimously approved the Coconut Grove Playhouse plan to have GableStage run a 300 seat theater. Many are unhappy with the decision.

Miami Art, Not Miami Vice, Attracts Aficionados

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.19.2015 | Arts
Magda Abu-Fadil

Two people walk into a bar... and find an exquisite Sir Henry Moore marble sculpture mounted on a pedestal in a fountain adorning a five-star hotel lobby's atrium. It's not your typical joke punchline.

District 2 Candidates Meet Residents

Tom Falco | Posted 04.16.2015 | Miami
Tom Falco

On Wednesday night, there was a debate at Grove Isle between the District 2 commission candidates. It wasn't really a debate, as it was a cordial evening consisting of the candidates answering brief questions posed by the moderator. There really was not much disagreement and they were all very polite to each other.

Don't Let Mom Jeans Happen to You!

Mara Menachem | Posted 04.13.2015 | Style
Mara Menachem

It was only until I stood on the sidelines of a Massachusetts soccer game in a sea of parents styled in mom jeans, sneakers and college sweatshirts, when I began to realize maybe Miami was different from most American cities.

Collaboration Creates Health-Focused, Healing Menu Options for Oncology Patients

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 04.10.2015 | Impact
Linda Novick O'Keefe

Coming together to start the discussion is the first step. Hospitals, doctors, registered dietitians, chefs, patients, and family members all need to be involved. Progress will follow and hopefully programs like these will become the new normal.

Top Places to Spot Celebs in Miami

Dish Nation | Posted 04.09.2015 | Miami
Dish Nation

As the summer starts to heat up, many LA stars will start taking their annual pilgrimages to Miami! Many others, such as Ricky Martin, Christian Slater, A-Rod, and the Kardashians make the Magic City home at least part-time.

'Guitars Over Guns' Replaces Violence With Music To Keep At-Risk Kids In School

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 04.10.2015 | Good News

A musician is bringing some sweet sounds to young students in need. Musician Chad Bernstein, together with his father, Bob Bernstein, founded Guit...

Where to Go in June for Savings and Culture

Shermans Travel | Posted 04.07.2015 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Travelers are a savvy bunch -- they know that it's better to visit certain destinations during certain months. But the prevailing question is: Where should I be booking trips right now?

Cuba: So What Now?

Dane Steele Green | Posted 03.31.2015 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

Not only is Cuba's tourism infrastructure way behind the times, the country could not be in a more competitive tourism region; Caribbean nations, some of which rely almost entirely on tourism dollars, have long since written the book when it comes to satisfying every last whim.

34 Big, Colorful Reasons To Be Sad You Missed Ultra Music Festival

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 03.30.2015 | Miami

Did you know Ultra Music Festival is the only one of its kind to take place right smack in the downtown area of a major U.S. city? That's only par...

Irvine Welsh Talks to The Book Doctors About Writing, America, Rejection and the 'Sex Lives of Siamese Twins'

David Henry Sterry | Posted 03.25.2015 | Books
David Henry Sterry

This book is very different. First of all, it's set in sun-splashed Miami, where Mr. Welsh currently has one of his residences. It's also written from the perspective of two women. And two women who couldn't be much different from each other. I must confess, I loved this book. I devoured it in a weekend

Meatless Monday: V Street Smarts

Ellen Kanner | Posted 03.23.2015 | Green
Ellen Kanner

V Street shows how their approach in the kitchen has evolved since their first restaurant Horizons a decade back. There they featured veganized 1950s era American comfort food, making seitan stand in for steak.

Vintage Miami Beach Photos Are All the Vacation Inspiration You Need

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 03.23.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

This month marks the 100th anniversary of both Miami Beach and its perpetual hotspot, the Fontainebleau Hotel. The city will celebrate with 100 hours of live entertainment around Miami Beach, and these vintage photos are the perfect warm-up.

Hurricane DJ Hitting the Miami Coastline

Mehdy Ghannad | Posted 03.18.2015 | Travel
Mehdy Ghannad

Over 3,000 Disc Jockeys and industry enthusiasts will be flooding Miami and the surrounding beaches later this month for the 30th annual Winter Music Conference (WMC).

The Lonely Gringo: A (Sometimes) Sad and Annoying Tale of Life in Miami

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 03.18.2015 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

Miami is an interesting landscape to navigate. I'm not going to say this place is strange or weird, because it's just as much beautiful and fascinating, so interesting is a safe adjective.

What's Next for the Coconut Grove Playhouse?

Tom Falco | Posted 03.12.2015 | Miami
Tom Falco

A large crowd showed up at Thursday's County Commission meeting to hear the latest on the Coconut Grove Playhouse. One interesting concept brought up was having a second theater on the site.

He's Mild-mannered, Just Like His Subjects

Tom Falco | Posted 03.10.2015 | Miami
Tom Falco

I had the pleasure of meeting Jake Johnson on Saturday Night during the FAM Night - Gallery Walk in Coconut Grove.

Meatless Monday: Ahoy, Plant-Based Matey -- Holistic Holiday at Sea Sets Sail

Ellen Kanner | Posted 03.09.2015 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Neal Barnard, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, T. Colin Campbell, Caldwell Esselstyn and Chef AJ will all be aboard Holistic Holiday at Sea when it sets sai...

The Slaughter Continues: 176 Civilians Killed by Police so Far in 2015

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 03.06.2015 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

One-hundred-seventy-six civilians were killed by police in January and February, according to news clippings collected by killedbypolice.net. Of course, the greatest outrage of all is that no one really knows how many people are killed by police annually.

Eight Hostels for When You're Too Old to Stay at a Hostel

Oyster | Posted 02.27.2015 | Travel
Oyster

What to do when you want to avoid bunk beds but still save money and meet like-minded travelers? We scoped out eight hostels around the world that offer low rates, stylish design, cool locations, private rooms, and the occasional shared (but clean, we promise) bathroom. No flip-flops or ear plugs required!

You Won't Believe These 17 Photos Are Real (But They Are)

Oyster | Posted 04.26.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Looking for a cliffside massage with a dramatic view? It's going to be tough to top this spa palapa at the Rockhouse Hotel in Jamaica. The lush, laid-back Rockhouse is a holistic haven, with gourmet dining, morning yoga, cliffside loungers, a premium spa and no kids under 12

Meatless Monday: Viva la Revolution -- Let's Eat

Ellen Kanner | Posted 04.18.2015 | Green
Ellen Kanner

EatWith is the fabulous global community of 500 hand-picked hosts who open their homes and make you dinner. It's a chance to connect with new people in an intimate environment and enjoy a shared meal. It's like a pop up dinner party. And it's my secret weapon.

Perfect Weekend for the Festivals

Tom Falco | Posted 04.17.2015 | Miami
Tom Falco

The weather could not be more perfect for the Coconut Grove Arts Festival and St. Stephen's Art Show running all weekend in the center of Coconut Grove. 50 degrees in the morning, 60 degrees during the day, under bright sunshine, is perfect for strolling the festivals.

8 Family Getaways for Spring Break

Joy Pecknold | Posted 04.13.2015 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

The eight North American and European properties herein all have suites and extras to accommodate kids, but offer starkly different settings and experiences. Poll the clan and make your choice.

Miami Winters: The Lush Life and Hip Things

Dwight Brown | Posted 04.12.2015 | Travel
Dwight Brown

The likely anecdote for winter melancholia is a trip to a warm climate. Miami comes to mind. And when we think of Miami, South Beach has traditionally been the tourist hub. But these days, it's only one of the entrees Miami is serving.