5 DJs to Watch in 2015

March 04, 2015

With the ever-changing sound of the electronic music scene, Ocean Drive asked Adam Russakoff, the executive producer/director of business affairs and talent buyer of Ultra Music festival, to give us his top five acts to watch out for in 2015.

Ultra Music Festival.In 2013, Ultra Music Festival sold out both of its weekends, with more than 330,000 people in attendance.

“Musically they’re in the right space at the right time,” says Adam Russakoff. “They all share that cool, happy, vibey, chill music. Big, loud noise is more or less being taken over with this vibey stuff with the live component. Everything has its time. When something new comes, people tend to gravitate towards it.”

Canadian-born composer and music producer Caribou (Dan Victor Snaith) recently released “The Longest Mixtape,” a collection of 1,000 songs important to him. >>Read More


Sweet Memories: A Tribute to Leonard Nimoy

March 02, 2015 | by Nadine Schiff-Rosen

Film producer, screenwriter, and author Nadine Schiff-Rosen honors the memory of her late friend, legendary Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy, the best way she knows how: through his love of sweets.

Susan Bay, Leonard Nimoy, and Sia.

The late Leonard Nimoy (CENTER) with wife Susan Bay (LEFT) and singer Sia (RIGHT) at an event in LA this past fall. 

With so many laudatory words written about Leonard Nimoy this week, I am proud to report I have an exclusive: Just In: Leonard Nimoy loved sweets. I know this, because sitting at our kitchen banquette, I would watch him dive in, clutching a spoon, spearing a dish of chocolate ice cream topped off by thick, hot fudge sauce. Closing his eyes in ecstasy, the rapture drizzling down his throat, he would look heavenward—eyes closed, as if in prayer. >>Read More


Spotted: Martha Stewart, Chrissy Teigen & More Have the Best SOBEWFF Weekend Ever

February 25, 2015 | by Carla Torres

The South Beach Wine & Food Festival is like spring break for chefs: Scott Conant celebrated his birthday in a big way, Chrissy Teigen ate burgers with Rachael Ray, and Bobbly Flay went bowling... twice. Here, we look back at the best celeb sightings of the weekend.

Martha Stewart Picks Favorites at Best of the Best

Chef Jonathan Lane and Martha StewartMartha Stewart and chef Jonathan Lane.

The one-and-only Martha Stewart kept busy during the festival, hitting up the Best of the Best event at Fontainebleau Miami Beach on Friday, February 20 where her alleged favorite bite came from local talent and executive chef of Traymore at Metropolitan by COMO, Jonathan Lane. But she dipped out early to get some rest for her big day on Saturday, which included brunch at Dolce and a book signing for her newest release, Clean Slateat Macy’s in Dadeland.

Giada De Laurentiis Dishes Out Advice at the Grand Tasting Village

Giada De Laurentiis divulged her secret to looking so good on Saturday, February 21: she eats a bit of everything and not a lot of anything. She was spotted practicing this mantra at the Matador Room at The Miami Beach Edition, enjoying drinks and light bites with frequent Chopped judge Alex Guarnaschelli. >>Read More

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