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Take Me Back to Warm Miami

Judi Freedman | Posted 01.27.2015 | Miami
Judi Freedman

Since I don't have any plans to visit soon, all I can do is drink hot cocoa and reminisce about the wonderful vacation that my boyfriend L and I took to South Beach this past November.

15 Things Never to Say to a Miamian

Orbitz.com | Posted 01.07.2015 | Miami
Orbitz.com

If you want to avoid the heat in Miami, don't say these things.

15 LGBT Must-Dos in 2015

Jim Werner | Posted 01.04.2015 | Gay Voices
Jim Werner

The ball has dropped, the champagne has popped and the partygoers have kissed. It's a new year. Now, it's time to think about your travel calendar. Before you know it, the planet will tilt and then you'll be roasting turkey and you don't want to think, "I never got to wear that harness." That would be tragic.

The Real Johnny Ola: Vincent "Jimmy Blue Eyes" Alo

Meyer Lansky II | Posted 12.15.2014 | Books
Meyer Lansky II

Carole Cortland Russo, Jimmy and Flo Alo's niece who was raised by the couple, is finishing a biography about her uncle. Carole was Jimmy's constant companion in his later years, and cared for him until the end of his life.

A Talk With Fabio Viviani

Tara Solomon | Posted 01.21.2015 | Miami
Tara Solomon

The opening party for Siena Tavern -- in the iconic 404 Washington Avenue space on South Beach, former home of China Grill -- was one of those crazy, eclectic parties where you saw people you haven't seen for years.

An Idiot's Guide To Miami

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 11.23.2014 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

You've entered one of the most bizarre, multicultural, misunderstood, beautiful, fastest-growing, yet slowest, corrupt, confusing and craziest cities in the country.

Miami Summers: Pure Luxury and Hidden Gems

Dwight Brown | Posted 10.15.2014 | Travel
Dwight Brown

Conventional wisdom says book a room in South Beach. But if you want a different look at Miami, head downtown.

Labor Day Is So Gay, Or It Can Be: 5 Reasons To Get Away This Labor Day

Jim Werner | Posted 10.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Jim Werner

The unofficial end of summer is approaching (how did this happen?). Don't let the long weekend pass without fanfare. Cities all over are celebrating in their own distinct--and maybe crazy--ways.

Andrew McCarthy Goes For A Drive On Ocean Drive

Nadine Cheung | Posted 09.30.2014 | Travel

Andrew McCarthy soaks up the sun while driving down South Beach's Ocean Drive in a smooth, classic convertible. Aol's BeOn group creates custom edi...

How To Do Miami in 4 Days

Carly Cylinder | Posted 09.14.2014 | Travel
Carly Cylinder

I loved the Latin-influenced culture, the vibe, the energy, the white and blue buildings erecting into the skyline, the Art Deco hotels, the food, the people -- I mean, I loved it. I had to go back. And so I did.

Travel Expert Andrew McCarthy Tours Miami's Distinct Neighborhoods

Nadine Cheung | Posted 07.09.2014 | Travel

Miami is known for its beautiful beaches, glittering nightlife and warm weather, but this South Florida destination is also steeped in culture. On a r...

5 Adrenaline-Inducing Activities for the Ultimate Miami Trip

JustLuxe | Posted 07.23.2014 | Miami
JustLuxe

If you're in the city where the temperatures are high, why not get your adrenaline soaring as well? In case you're looking for something exciting to do, we've rounded up a few activities that are sure to get your heart pumping next time you're in Miami.

The Rhythm Is Gonna Get You at the New Larios on the Beach

Joshua Estrin | Posted 07.22.2014 | Miami
Joshua Estrin

It's enough to make you want to do the conga! Fans of Gloria and Emilio Estefan's award-winning Cuban restaurant in trendy South Beach are celebrating...

Star-studded South Beach: 5 Best Places to Spot a Celeb in Miami

JustLuxe | Posted 07.16.2014 | Miami
JustLuxe

While you might encounter a star or two shopping for home décor at Fendi Casa in South Beach, these five places just about guarantee a glitterati sighting (other than The Biebs, of course).

The 'Fat But Fit' Fallacy

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 06.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Schweitzer

We all like to eat. Most of us want to eat well; at least we try to be good some of the time. We all know that how and what we eat directly impact our health and well-being. Yet few subjects are more prone to confusion and distortion than diet and nutrition.

How I Lost My Waistline at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival

Joshua Estrin | Posted 05.04.2014 | Home
Joshua Estrin

My body is more a monument to calories consumed than that of a temple.

Gloria Allred Receives Nat'l. Trial Lawyers Lifetime Achievement Nod--Only 2nd Time Group Gives Award

Thom Senzee | Posted 03.23.2014 | Media
Thom Senzee

SOUTH BEACH, Fla.--Famed attorney Gloria Allred will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from The National Trial Lawyers (NTL) at the third annual ...

Drop That Whole Wheat Bread! No More Cereal! Grain Brain, A #1 Bestseller, Says: 'Abandon Gluten!'

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 03.22.2014 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

The question: Is Dr. Perlmutter on to something? Or is he to diet what Malcolm Gladwell is to packaging academic research into reader-friendly servings of trends?

Miami Is Not South Beach

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 03.18.2014 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

Driving in a cab from the airport, it dawned on me that 90 percent of tourists who visit Miami never really visit Miami -- they only visit South Beach -- and South Beach is not Miami.

Look What Happened To Miami Beach

Posted 12.23.2013 | Miami

Remember when Miami Beach was affordable? After "Miami Vice" captured the nation's attention and just before Madonna and the supermodels hit the d...

6 Questions With Noel Lanzas, Ritz-Carlton South Beach's Official Art Basel Ambassador

Emily Elyse Miller | Posted 02.16.2014 | Travel
Emily Elyse Miller

Noel Lanzas is the Ritz's official Art Basel Ambassador and resident concierge. He is so knowledgeable and passionate about art in Miami that this title was created just for him. I was able to talk with him about Art Basel expectations and a few of his favorites featured artists.

7 Reasons to Visit Miami This Winter

Carrie Seim | Posted 02.08.2014 | Travel
Carrie Seim

You've got four long months of bitter chill ahead of you and you've probably already lost a mitten. Now's the perfect time to review the seven reasons you should be taking a tropical time-out to Miami immediately.

LOOK: SBWFF 2014 Unveiled!

The Huffington Post | Vanessa Martin | Posted 09.17.2013 | Miami

Huzzah! The lineup for the 13th annual Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival was just announced, and it's already inciting some serious FOMO (...

8 Great Florida Beach Towns for Bicycling

Visit Florida | Posted 08.29.2013 | Travel
Visit Florida

Bicycling in Florida's beach towns is one of the best ways to see the sights and get closer to nature at the same time. Many of the state's beaches feature slower speed limits, bicycle lanes and crosswalks, making them a family-friendly place to pedal.

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.