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BLT Prime Miami offering “rival” burgers now through the “Big Game”

January 27, 2015 1:32 PM0 comments
BLT Prime Miami offering “rival” burgers now through the “Big Game”

Football fans and foodies, rejoice! Beginning Monday, January 26th through Sunday, February 1st, 2015, sports enthusiasts and burger lovers will get a chance to predict the winner of this year’s big game via BLT Prime’s Rival Burgers Photo Contest.  Super Bowl XLIX will take place between defending champion Seattle Seahawks and AFC champion New England Patriots in Glendale, Arizona. Guests can bring their A-game by ordering their choice between two rival burgers, representing Seattle and New England, to predict this […]

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Watch the “Big Game” Sunday at the Rum Line

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Watch the “Big Game” Sunday at the Rum Line

Miami Beach’s favorite new watering hole, The Rum Line, will celebrate the big game on Sunday, February 1, 2015.  The Caribbean-inspired al fresco bar will offer an array of specialty libations from award-winning bar director Robert Ferarra, along with sumptuous small plates, seafood and snacks. Featuring a 60-inch screen and multiple viewing areas, The Rum Line is the perfect perch to watch the New England Patriots take on the Seattle Seahawks, and of course the Katy Perry halftime show.  Discounted […]

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Best places to go and things to do on a Florida Keys vacation

January 23, 2015 9:35 AM0 comments
The dock at Pigeon Key

By Bonnie Gross, FloridaRambler.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, 23, 2015- For a series of small islands, the Florida Keys pack in a lot. Here’s a guide to Florida Rambler articles, highlighting special places to discover and experiences not to be missed. Resources for planning a Florida Keys vacation Mile marker guide with dozens of stops to help make the most of your drive south. Florida Keys wildlife: Places to see animals Tiki bars: Soak up the Keys atmosphere 12 great kayak outings in […]

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Quality Meats To Open on South Beach Next Month

January 21, 2015 10:36 AM0 comments
Quality Meats To Open on South Beach Next Month

Fourth Wall Restaurants president and founder Michael Stillman, along with chef/partner Craig Koketsu have announced that the celebrated New York restaurant group will open the second location of its popular New York flagship, Quality Meats in the heart of South Beach.  Rising star chef Patrick Rebholz, until recently chef de cuisine at Charleston’s legendary Peninsula Grill, will lead the kitchen. This is Fourth Wall’s first foray outside of New York City; although Stillman and his father, legendary restaurateur Alan Stillman […]

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“I And You” Looks At Life, Death and Teenage Angst

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Terry Guest and Gracie Winchester share a rare quiet moment in Arts Garage’s I and You / Photo by Amy Pasquantonio

By Bill Hirschman, FloridaTheaterOnStage.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, Jan 21, 2015 – I and You has one of the least promising elevator pitches: teenagers studying the poetry of Walt Whitman discover that the eternal cycle of life and death is less inscrutable or meaningless than it seems. Sounds like an Advanced Placement ABC After School Special. But as The Theatre at Arts Garage’s production illustrates, Lauren Gunderson’s award-winning play succeeds as both a droll dark comedy and an insightful, even moving inquiry […]

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Deering Estate: Hidden getaway, full of beauty and history in Miami

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The Stone House built by Charles Deering at the Deering Estate. (Photo courtesy Zoohouse)

By Bonnie Gross, FloridaRambler.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, Jan 21, 2015 – The Deering Estate south of Miami offers a sweeping view of Biscayne Bay that is like a soothing balm on jangled urban nerves.  The view alone is worth the visit, but this Miami-Dade County park offers much more. Located south of Miami, the Deering Estate was the home from 1922 to 1927 of Charles Deering, the wealthy industrialist who was chairman of International Harvester.  His half-brother, millionaire industrialist James Deering, […]

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The Quantum Key West Sailing Regatta Is Underway

January 20, 2015 6:57 PM0 comments
J/70s sailboats show off their spinnakers (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

By FloridaKeysNewsBureau For EyesOnNews.com, Jan 20, 2015 – Monday was the first day of racing at the Quantum Key West sailing regatta off Key West, Fla. With 54 entries, the J/70 class is the largest of the 10-class fleet with a total of 115 sailing vessels competing. The foiling catamarans are new class this year in Key West, inspired by America’s Cup multi-hulled boats. Great Cup 32 class Swiss entry Armin Strom, left, skippered by Flavio Marazzi, maintains a lead over […]

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Miami International Science Fiction Film Festival Starts Friday

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Miami International Science Fiction Film Festival Starts Friday

January 2015, Miami, FL — The Miami International Science Fiction Film Festival, also known as MiSciFi, will host its annual event from January 23 to 25, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Miami. This year’s theme, “Tomorrow Was Yesterday” includes genres from Fantasy; Sci Fi; Supernatural; Comedy; Horror; Anime; and MicroDocs short films. Co-founders Edward Figueroa, Eric Swain, and Troy P. Bernier have created this exciting film and expo extravaganza to expand the international fantastic film market and bring […]

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Wine & Food Pairing at BLT Prime Miami

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Wine & Food Pairing at BLT Prime Miami

Serious oenophiles and novices alike are in for a wonderful evening when Clarke Swanson of Napa’s Swanson Vineyards travels to BLT Prime at Trump National Doral Miami for a deliciously decadent night of great wines paired with fine food.  The festivities get underway at 7:30 p.m. in the steak house’s gorgeous  private dining room.  Swanson, one of the earliest producers of Napa Valley Merlot, will pour six stellar wines to accompany the four course dinner and reception.  BLT Prime Chef de Cuisine Dustin Ward has prepared a menu with flavors that perfectly balance […]

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Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Fundraiser

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Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Fundraiser

Palm Beach County, Fla. – The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is marking a quarter century of its signature fundraiser with a look back at the achievements of three long-time supporters. The 25th Annual Book of Hope Luncheon takes place February 19, 2015 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. The luncheon will honor Marlene Bluestein, Marcy Falcone and Ellen Shapiro and feature a fashion show from the collections of Neiman Marcus. The […]

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Stop and camp awhile: Explore wild, vast Ocala National Forest

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Typical forest road

By Bob Rountree, FloridaRambler.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, Jan 20, 2015 – When I embarked on a recent expedition into Ocala National Forest, I lost track of time and distance. Easy to do in this vast forest. Who can resist the temptation of following an unpaved forest-service road to the unknown, a pathway to new discoveries and trail heads inviting you to take a walk or ride a bike deep into the forest. Truly, the only way to fully digest the magical dimensions […]

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The Wick’s La Cage aux Folles Is Glittery Glamorous Pleasure

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Lee Roy Reams declaring “I Am What I Am” in The Wick Theatre’s La Cage aux Folles / Photos by Amy Pasquantonio

By Bill Hirschman, FloridaTheaterOnStage.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, Jan 20, 2015 – Spangles sparkle in the spotlight as styling showgirls parade across the stage in a musical celebration of enduring love, joie de vivre and self-respect – which proudly encompasses adherents of every sexuality. The Wick Theatre’s revival of La Cage aux Folles has everything that its last musical, Mame, was missing – beginning with showbiz pizzazz. If its aging leads Lee Roy Reams and Walter Charles are not as powerfully vibrant […]

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