College football fans: Here's where to watch your team

College football fans: Here's where to watch your team

Are you a Seminole, Gator or transplant from Notre Dame or Ohio State? Check out this list of football watch parties in South Florida.

This week's best parties Oct. 21 - Oct. 27

This week's best parties Oct. 21 - Oct. 27

This week, celebrate Halloween early at Mansion and Off the Hookah or hang out with hip-hop stars Sean Paul and Trey Songz, and the Miami Heat's DJ Irie.

This week's best parties: Oct. 15 - Oct 20

This week's best parties: Oct. 15 - Oct 20

Check out Diddy at LIV, Calvin Harris at Story and Dirty South at Passion.

This week's best parties: Oct. 10 - 12

This week's best parties: Oct. 10 - 12

Figuring out your weekend? Nightlife expert Micaela Hood gives her recommendations on best places to party.

South Florida Halloween party guide

South Florida Halloween party guide

Whether you plan on trick or treating, it's time to start planning where to party this Halloween. Here are our picks across all three South Florida counties.

This week's best parties: Oct. 3 - 7

This week's best parties: Oct. 3 - 7

Check out DJ Ruckus at LIV, Viceroy at Steam and DJ Killaka5 and a two-hour open bar at Passion and Cyn.

Events to check out this Fall

Events to check out this Fall

The weather is cooling off and the hottest season in South Florida will soon start. From Art Basel to the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, there's plenty of events you don't want to miss.

Local comedian Forrest Shaw to headline three shows

Local comedian Forrest Shaw to headline three shows

Catch him when you can.

This week's best parties: Sept. 17 - 22

This week's best parties: Sept. 17 - 22

Friday night is the best night to boogie. Check out David Guetta at LIV, Mednas at Story, Brass Knuckles at Mansion and DJ Konflikt at Vibe.

South Florida Oktoberfest guide

South Florida Oktoberfest guide

From Miami to Palm Beach, there's plenty of beer, sexy frauleins and German food to have you saying, "prost!" all month long. - Micaela Hood

This week's best parties: Sept. 11 - 14

This week's best parties: Sept. 11 - 14

Party with Lil Jon at LIV, cool off at Steam, or find a cutie at Passion.

Being Gabrielle Union: 15 things you didn't know about Mrs. Dwyane Wade

Being Gabrielle Union: 15 things you didn't know about Mrs. Dwyane Wade

 By now you’re heard about the lavish Miami wedding between Heat champ Dwyane Wade and actress Gabrielle Union.

Ten reasons LeBron James should have stayed in Miami

Ten reasons LeBron James should have stayed in Miami

By Micaela Hood Why, LeBron, why? From the beaches to the coffee, there isn't any reason to leave.

This week's best parties: Sept. 3 - 7

This week's best parties: Sept. 3 - 7

Check out Drake at LIV, DJ Guetta at Story, DJ Affect at Off the Hookah and DJ Konflikt at Passion.

This week's best parties Aug. 8 - 11

This week's best parties Aug. 8 - 11

Check out DJ Zog's birthday bash at Passion, Jamie Jones at Story and Diddy at LIV.

This week's best parties Aug 1 - 4

This week's best parties Aug 1 - 4

Check out Oliver Heldens at Mansion, Leo Medina at Hyde, Kryder at Story and Martin Garrix at LIV.

This weekend's best parties July 25 - 28

This weekend's best parties July 25 - 28

Check out DJ Konflikt at Passion, Tom Staar at Story,Soulja Boy at LIV and Que at Mansion.

This week's best parties: Swim Week edition

This week's best parties: Swim Week edition

Check out John Dahlback at Wall, Coco Drills at Mansion and Posso at LIV.

This week's best parties July 11 - 13

This week's best parties July 11 - 13

Check out Mase at LIV, Fat Joe at Passion and Sandro Silva at Story.

This week's best parties:  July 2 - 6

This week's best parties: July 2 - 6

You'll see fireworks this weekend when Afrojack takes over Mansion, Cedric Gervais spins at the Raleigh, Martin Solveig touches down at LIV, and Dada Life parties with models at Story.

Photos: Chris "Birdman" Andersen talks Heat in Boca Raton

Photos: Chris "Birdman" Andersen talks Heat in Boca Raton

By Micaela Hood With the fate of the big three, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh, up in the air until July 1st, Miami Heat's Chris "Birdman" Andersen is also being coy on what his plans are for next season. "I'm just trying to sit back, relax and catch up with...

This week's best parties June 24 - 29

This week's best parties June 24 - 29

Check out Tiesto at Story, Steve Aoki at LIV, and DJ Affect at Passion.

This week's best parties June 18 - 23

This week's best parties June 18 - 23

Check out Diddy at Story, R3hab at LIV, Paul Van Dyk at Mansion and Nervo at Passion. For those, wanting something classier, celebrate the birthday of Gerry Kelly at Newport Beachside Resort.

The many sneakers of LeBron James

The many sneakers of LeBron James

This week's best parties June 9 - 15

This week's best parties June 9 - 15

Check out the Martinez Brothers at Mansion, rapper 2 Chainz at LIV and homegrown DJ Edgar V at Gryphon.

The Heatles: Miami Heat players sing for charity

The Heatles: Miami Heat players sing for charity

Long live the Beatles, No sorry, we mean the Heatles. 

Report: Pastor who married Kanye West and Kim Kardashian is from Miami Gardens church

Report: Pastor who married Kanye West and Kim Kardashian is from Miami Gardens church

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are officially married, reports People.com

Best parties: Memorial Day Weekend

Best parties: Memorial Day Weekend

Whether you plan on attending Urban Beach Week or just chill in Broward, there are plenty of places to get down.

Drive like a Miami Heat player

Drive like a Miami Heat player

If you've got $230,000 to spare, you can be like D-Wade and cruise down Las Olas in your very own McLaren. But you don't have to be a mega-rich NBA champ to afford LeBron James' Jeep Wrangler, or even Udonis Haslem's Dodge Challenger. Here's a look at some of our favorite players' cars.

Work hard, play harder: Where Heat players vacation

Work hard, play harder: Where Heat players vacation

This week's best parties: May 15 - 19

This week's best parties: May 15 - 19

Party with Calvin Harris and Dennis Rodman.

Where to watch the NBA Playoffs  (Hint: Not at home.)

Where to watch the NBA Playoffs (Hint: Not at home.)

The NBA Playoffs are right around the corner. Here's some places where you can cheer on the Heat. 

Heat champ Ray Allen loves life in Miami

Heat champ Ray Allen loves life in Miami

Miami Heat guard Ray Allen and his wife, Shannon, love living in South Florida, especially during the winter months.

This week's best parties: April 25 - 27

This week's best parties: April 25 - 27

Check out DJ Irie at LIV, Oscar G at Gryphon and DVBBS at Story.

This week's best parties April 10 - 13

This week's best parties April 10 - 13

Check out DJ Sinatra at LIV, ATB at Mansion, and Fatboy Slim at Story.

This week's best parties: Dec. 10 - 15

This week's best parties: Dec. 10 - 15

Pusha-T performs at Grand Central, Jack E spins at Story and Passion has a holiday party for people in-the-know.

Art Basel roundup: where punches, booze and celebs collide

Art Basel roundup: where punches, booze and celebs collide

Is Art Basel really about art or is it just another excuse for people to get drunk and party?

The best New Year's Eve parties

The best New Year's Eve parties

Where to ring in 2014.

Will the real Yeezus please stand up? Diddy, who is hosting a party during Art Basel, gets confused for Kanye West

Will the real Yeezus please stand up? Diddy, who is hosting a party during Art Basel, gets confused for Kanye West

Diddy and Kanye West don't really look alike, but that didn't' stop New York-based art dealer Jeffrey Dietch from making an accidental case of mistaken identity. 

This Week's Best Parties: Ultra Music Festival Edition

This Week's Best Parties: Ultra Music Festival Edition

Bikini babes and sexy music will reign next week in Miami during WMC. But don't worry, if you can't afford tickets to Ultra. There are still plenty of places to party with big names DJs such as Avicii and Afrojack.

Party with LeBron James - if you're lucky

Party with LeBron James - if you're lucky

LeBron James has his Nike shoes, clothing store (Unknwn inside Aventura Mall), a limited edition custom-made Audemars Piguet watch, and now, a new soft drink.

This weekend's best parties

This weekend's best parties

Check out Calvin Harris at Story, Slick Rick at LIV and DJ Obscene at Passion.

Chris Bosh talks fashion, life in Miami

Chris Bosh talks fashion, life in Miami

Even with all his millions, Chris Bosh admits he shops at the trendy clothing store, EXPRESS. The retailer, known to be budget-friendly, held a runway show at the Raleigh Hotel on Thursday. We chatted with Bosh, who attended the event along with Sports Illustrated swimsuit hottie, Kate Upton. 

Best places to party for St. Patrick's Day

Best places to party for St. Patrick's Day

By Micaela Hood Ready to break out the leprechaun hats, green T-shirts and & "Kiss Me, I'm Irish" buttons? Monday is St. Patrick's Day! Here are some South Florida hotspots where you can party while enjoying a cold pint of Guinness or a hot plate of shepherd's pie.

Spring break survival tips

Spring break survival tips

From swanky South Beach to laid-back Fort Lauderdale, there’s plenty to see and do this spring break. But before you check into your hotel and head over to the 7-11 for a 24-pack of Miller Lite to take with you to the beach, you need to know a few things. 

This week's best parties: Feb.28 - March 2

This week's best parties: Feb.28 - March 2

Check out blogger Nik Richie at Passion, Quintino at LIV and Myon and Shane 54 at Mansion.

SoBe Wine and Food Festival: fun on the cheap

SoBe Wine and Food Festival: fun on the cheap

From volleyball with models to free frozen slushies, there are plenty of activities that won't break your bank account at this year's South Beach Wine & Food Festival.

This week's best parties: the Valentine's weekend edition

This week's best parties: the Valentine's weekend edition

Check out Calvin Harris at Story, Steve Aoki at LIV and Oscar G at Gryphon.

Bieber and the beach: it's a wrap

Bieber and the beach: it's a wrap

The madness is over – for now.

This week's best parties

This week's best parties

Check out DJ Irie at LIV, Danny Tenaglia at Story and open mic night at Whiskey Blue

About the blog & author


Are you On the List? Ever wonder how to slip past the velvet ropes and into private lounges where supermodels dance on tables and celebrities are livin' large and in charge? Our party patrol shares night life secrets, from what to wear to how to score VIP access. We get celebrities, DJs, club owners and doormen to reveal how you can take full advantage of South Florida's glamorous, sexy club scene.

Micaela Hood: Friends call me Ms. Miami. I'm a veteran South Florida entertainment reporter and celeb spotting is my specialty. I regularly interview A-listers on the red carpet at the Academy Awards, Super Bowls and haute fashions shows. I've even hosted events with Kim Kardashian and Vampire Diaries' Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley. I live the good life on South Beach with my dog and cat, Buffy and Chloe. I love to shop, tan and people-watch on Lincoln Road.

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