August 21, 2014 | by Tricia Carr
The excitement from March’s tournament has finally died down—which means it’s the perfect time to start gearing up for the 2015 Open: rebranded and better than ever.
Looking down on the 2014 Open.
Notice anything different about the Miami Open? This week IMG announced that Miami’s biggest tennis event has a new name, signaling the start of a five-year presenting sponsorship by Itaú, the largest privately owned bank in Latin America. Starting now, those in the know should refer to the tournament as the “Miami Open presented by Itaú” and mark their calendars for March 23, 2015, when the two-week tennis event begins at Crandon Park Tennis Center on Key Biscayne.
With the Open's new identity comes a colorful new logo developed by Itaú’s in-house design team, as well as a newly branded experience starting at the entrance, where tennis fans can anticipate shopping and food in a high-end atmosphere. >>Read More
August 09, 2014
Members of the Ocean Drive staff share what’s at the top of their summer to-do lists—covering everything from their favorite eats to snorkeling in Key Largo’s clear waters.
Deputy Editor Bill Kearney suggests a snorkeling tour at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park.
Day Trip to Wynwood
“I drive through it all the time to check out new walls and murals and look at some of my favorites, but I really need to park, grab a coffee at Panther (2390 N.W. Second Ave.), and hit the ground.” -Jared Shapiro, Editor-in-Chief
Snorkeling in Key Largo
“I’m dying to go snorkeling in Key Largo at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park (102601 Overseas Hwy.). Summer, with its light winds, is when water visibility is at its best and the water temp is perfect.” -Bill Kearney, Deputy Editor >>Read More
August 07, 2014 | by Lane Nieset
If you can't squeeze in a last-minute trip to Saint-Tropez or the like, soak up the end of summer with a French-inspired Miami staycation.
French-inspired relaxation awaits at Casa Tua.
STAY: Tucked away in South Beach, Casa Tua feels worlds away from the hustle and bustle on Collins Avenue. Settle into the Mediterranean-style villa containing just five suites—all stocked with furniture and amenities from all over the world, including Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France, near Monaco. 1700 James Ave., Miami Beach, 305-673-1010 >>Read More