March 03, 2014 | by betsy f. perry
Everyone has an angle. And sometimes when the spotlight’s on, we’ll do anything to find it.
It seems everyone in Miami has an angle and works it whenever a camera is within range, which these days is pretty much 24/7. Whether it’s chin up or down, legs crossed, cheeks sucked in, or lips in a trout pout, in this Instagram world, a good picture is apparently worth a thousand words and just as many hours of rehearsal time in front of a mirror. >>Read More
March 01, 2014 | by megan mccrink
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce has come a long way, from a small pop-up “office” to a force now leading the charge of the city’s renaissance.
Founder C.W. “Pete” Chase (CENTER) along with Jules Arkin and Larry Aberman re-creating the scene at the site of the first Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, here in March of 1971.
Formed in 1921, the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce’s first location was an unlikely one—underneath an umbrella set up on the corner of Alton Road and Fifth Street. While it was great for shade, the arrangement for obvious reasons wasn’t very conducive for kickstarting a young city’s economy. Fast forward five decades, and you’ll find this photo of founder of the MBCC C.W. “Pete” Chase Jr., along with Chair Jules Arkin and Chamber member Larry Aberman, re-creating the umbrella office for a 1971 photo op, in an ode to the Chamber’s humble beginnings. >>Read More
February 28, 2014 | by Lane Nieset
As foodies flocked to Miami last week for the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, celebrities also made appearances dining and lounging around town.
Vampire Diaries star Paul Wesley and Phoebe Tonkin had a date-night in Miami. (photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
Vampire Dairies’ Paul Wesley had a romantic rendezvous with former costar Phoebe Tonkin at Meat Market last week.
Geoffrey Zakarian hosted SiriusXM radio’s FOOD TALK poolside at The James Royal Palm last Friday afternoon with celebrity chefs including Marc Murphy, Katie Lee, Martha Stewart, Sunny Anderson, Andrew Zimmern, Anne Burrell, Robert Irvine, and Marc Summers. >>Read More
AG Jeans design director Mark Wiesmayr and stylist Jeanann Williams on denim's cultural footprint.