5 Cool Cocktails to Fête National Bourbon Heritage Month

September 18, 2014 | by Christine Borges | Food & Drink News

As if we need another excuse to imbibe, National Bourbon Heritage Month—dubbed September by the U.S. Senate in 2007—is a time to celebrate America's native spirit in all of its forms. These five cocktails will help you do just that. 

Maple Old Fashioned from Meat Market.

Maple Old Fashioned at Meat Market 

Meat Market's Maple Old Fashioned, with Spring44 Straight Bourbon, maple syrup, and Bittermens spiced cranberry bitters, offers a seasonal spin on the classic classic. To keep with tradition, its served on the rocks with an orange twist. 915 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, 305-532-0088 >>Read More

 

On This Day in Miami History: The World’s Fastest Speedway Falls

September 18, 2014 | by mercedes vallina | Pursuits

The Fulford-Miami Speedway—then the fastest race track in the world—played host to one single race before its destruction in 1926 by the Great Miami Hurricane.

Earl DeVoreEarl DeVore in a Miller special race car at the Fulford-Miami Speedway in 1926.

In 1925, Miami was home to the world’s fastest speedway, the Fulford-Miami Speedway, located on what was then Flagler Boulevard (an area now occupied by Greynolds Park in the Sky Lake neighborhood). Conceived by Miami Beach builder and auto enthusiast Carl Fisher and built with the help of Ray Harroun, the first winner of the 1911 Indy 500, the 1.25-mile wood track boasted 50-degree banked turns, which were drastically greater than the 31-degree turns at the Daytona International Speedway. Steep banks dictated driving speeds of 110 miles per hour or more to avoid sliding off the track. >>Read More

 

Spotted: Where Cindy Crawford Dined During Her Stay in Miami

September 17, 2014 | by Lane Nieset | Talk of the Town

Where does Cindy Crawford have dinner when she’s in Miami? This and more in this week's celebrity sightings.

Crawford made some new friends during a shoot for her home collection for Rooms To Go

Cindy Crawford Lands in Miami

While the supermodel was in town to shoot a commercial for her Cindy Crawford Home collection, she stopped at Prime 112 for dinner on Wednesday, September 10.

The next day, she was spotted at Makoto with four friends. The group ordered the spicy tuna crispy rice, hamachi ponzu, and robata dishes, and while Crawford sipped on Green Tea Caipiroskas, her friends drank Casamigos Reposado (owned by her husband Rande Geber’s Geber Spirits) on the rocks. 

Fat Joe Gives Surprise Performance at Hyde Beach

On Saturday, September 13, Fat Joe surprised partygoers at Hyde Beach to kick off the venue’s Hip-Hop Legend Series. After performing his popular singles "What's Luv?" and "Make It Rain,” the rapper sipped Moët & Chandon Nectar Impérial and chatted with fans in the crowd. >>Read More


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