Miami, FL Lifestyle

Miami Is Getting A Massive Outdoor Holiday Market In November

Is it too early to start thinking about the holidays? Well, it’s never too early to start thinking about all the new happenings coming to the city!. Urbanspace, which runs the biggest New York City markets for the holidays, is expanding nationally and landing right here in Miami with their Lincoln Road Holiday Market. So mark your calendars for sweater weather and ’tis the season to shop because it will be open from November 15 through February 15.
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What to know about eating oysters safely after two reported deaths from shellfish

Two Florida-based people have reportedly died in the last month after consuming raw oysters caught in Louisiana.On Tuesday, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported that an unidentified man in Fort Lauderdale caught a bacterial infection after eating an oyster at the Rustic Inn Crabhouse. The restaurant manager, Gary Oreal, told the outlet that the customer had the “one in a billion [oyster] that was bad” and acknowledged that people can be putting their health at “risk” when eating the shellfish.The customer, who reportedly worked at the restaurant decades ago, is the second person in Florida to die this month after...

Three Great Seafood Restaurants in Florida

If you love to spend your holidays in Florida or even better, if you are lucky to live in Florida and you love seafood then you are in the right place because that's what today's article is all about: three amazing seafood restaurants in Florida that you should definitely visit, if you haven't already.

Taste Of The Town: Fox's Lounge reopens its doors after 7-year hiatus

MIAMI - After almost seven years of being closed, the beloved dive bar and restaurant known as Fox's Lounge has just reopened its doors. The iconic South Miami spot that was dubbed the  "Darkest Bar In Miami" for 69 years, is serving up some real love and nostalgia for its loyal fans.What's old is *old* again inside the legendary restaurant and bar that first opened its doors in 1946. They closed back in 2016 and now Randy Alonso and his hospitality group Lost Boy & Co., are the 4th owners, who took on the relaunch challenge with gusto."We got to rebuild the...
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Fifty Years of Rusty Pelican: Miami's Oasis for Special Moments and Celebrations

In a city where "it" spots have changed as often as a South Florida weather forecast, Rusty Pelican remains the heaviest of hitters. So much so that the Rickenbacker Marina waterfront restaurant, lounge, and lushly-landscaped event hot spot celebrates its 50th anniversary this month. "Everybody is a local to us...

Miami's new condo-hotel, the Elser, boasts luxury with epic views

A new, luxury tower, the 49-story Elser Hotel & Residences, opened this month in downtown Miami, with units starting at $600,000. The intrigue: The project was conceived as apartments, but developers decided to offer units for sale due to the strong demand for condos, especially ones that owners can lease as short-term rentals. "It's a good product to have in Miami, and frankly I don't think there's enough," developer Ryan Shear, of Property Markets Group (PMG), told The Real Deal. High rent prices are prompting people to buy, he said. Details: The Elser is named after the Elser Pier, a bustling center that stood in the same location overlooking Biscayne Bay back in the early 1900s. Units range from studios to three bedrooms.What to watch: PMG is also developing a Waldorf Astoria Miami and a hotel/condo in conjunction with E11EVEN Nightclub.

These 12 Hotels Make Their Own Alcohol, and Its Better Than Anything Else at the Hotel Bar

The allure of finding something you won’t back home — whether it’s a place, food, or experience — is one of the biggest draws of travel. And as the world of craft spirits, beers, and wine has exploded over the past decade, finding a drink with a sense of place has become as much a part of a trip as a signature hike or delicious meal. Hotels understand this, and many have started producing their own beverages that are as distinct as the restaurants and décor.

Verde at Pérez Art Museum Miami

If we were judging Verde only by the food, we wouldn't tell you to sprint here. But this casual spot, which is located on the back patio of the Pérez Art Museum, has one of the best waterfront views in all of Miami: a beautiful, uninterrupted view of Biscayne Bay and the MacArthur Causeway. That is really why you should come here (and why you should never sit inside). The menu is a tad boring—mostly salads, pizza, and sandwiches—but you'll finish whatever you order. This is mostly a brunch or lunch spot, but on Thursdays they stay open for dinner (and occasionally have live music too).

South Florida eating places coming quickly

In relation to meals, South Florida is a superb place to be. So many new locations open up day by day. Beneath, discover what’s coming quickly to a metropolis close to you. This fast-casual eatery from Faris Bushnaq, proprietor of the 15-year-old Mazza Mediterranean Delicacies in Pembroke Pines, is anticipated to open by mid-September in Fort Lauderdale’s 1600 Commons plaza (the place Dealer Joe’s is positioned). Prospects will be capable to select from proteins, in addition to vegetarian and vegan choices, to construct their bowls, pitas and salads. 1530 N. Federal Freeway, Fort Lauderdale; 954-630-3777;

How Raw Oysters Led To Two Tragic Deaths In Florida

Oysters are a controversial food; you either love them or hate them. Shellfish is among the most expensive seafood products and is considered a luxury food. Some people even swear by oysters' aphrodisiac qualities. Oysters can be served in a multitude of different ways, including fried, baked, and raw. Fried...