The Friday Five
Jennifer Garner in town, the Raleigh gets a new owner, Art Basel 2012 in the news, and more.
August 17, 2012
A radiant Jennifer Garner made the rounds in Miami this week. The actress was here to drum up press for her new Disney film, The Odd Life of Timothy Green. [NBC6 South Florida]
It's official! South Beach's iconic Raleigh Hotel has been sold to W South Beach developer David Edelstein for a speculated $55 million. The plot twist: his SBE Hotel Group partners just opened the SLS Hotel down the street. [Miami.com]
In other real estate news, New York Yankees slugger and infamous playboy Alex Rodriguez put his Miami Beach bachelor pad on the market for $38 million. The not-so-humble abode boasts a rooftop deck, nine bedrooms, and stunning views of the Miami skyline. [Huffington Post Miami]
Bravo's popular Top Chef show is setting sail—literally. “Top Chef: The Cruise” will be a four-night food festival with port stops in Key West and Cozumel. We'll give you one guess as to where it will depart from… [ShortOrder]
Is it too soon to start talking about Art Basel? We think not. This year, expect installations to take residency on Miami's most memorable backdrops: The bays and waterways. [Cultist]