On a recent Sunday, two guests stand in front of a muted TV set near the entry of 15 Steps inside the Eden Roc hotel. They're laughing at America's Funniest Home Videos. Rich amber lighting and plush leather seating fill the center of this first-floor restaurant. An out-of-place communal picnic tab ... More >>
The Eden Roc Miami Beach is one of the most iconic hotels in South Florida, if not the world. Designed by famed architect Morris Lapidus, the cruise ship-shaped hotel has been an ocean side jewel for over 50 years. In her heyday in the glamorous '50s and '60s, the Eden Roc was the favorite playgro ... More >>
We all deluded ourselves into thinking that Lincoln Road could become some sort of quirky subversion of the suburban mall shopping experience. That the uniquely Miami culture the strip once exemplified could survive peacefully alongside giant corporations' fast fashion mega-stores. Sure, for a while ... More >>
No, that is not a misspelling in the headline. The folks over at B Hotels and Resorts have a goal -- for the letter "B" to be as familiar in front of the word hotel as the letter "W."The company's two Broward locations opened just 18 months ago in Sunrise and on A1A, but they've already become a fav ... More >>
A four-day event featuring Miami Modern architecture and style begins this week and runs through the weekend. There will be music, including a DJ set by Fred Schneider of the B-52s, at the American Legion Hall just off Biscayne Boulevard. The event will also include art shows, worksho ... More >>
Photo by Jim ReesGot a thing for Morris Lapidus? The Bacardi Building? The old Jetson's cartoon?Then tonight's "Time for Design" forum on Miami Modernism at the Musuem of Contemporary Art in North Miami (770 NE 125th St.) is your kind of get-together.From 7-9 p.m., art historian Edwin Stirman and ... More >>
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