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  • Which three South Florida restaurants made it onto top 100 in U.S. list?

    Which three South Florida restaurants made it onto top 100 in U.S. list?

    The latest ranking of top restaurants in the U.S. is also the latest slap at Florida’s dining landscape. Only four restaurants, three in South Florida, made the cut in an annual list issued by OpenTable, a reservation and crowd-sourced review site. The South Florida honorees: Buccan in Palm Beach...

  • Review: Escargot Bistro brings cozy French charm to Oakland Park | Video

    Review: Escargot Bistro brings cozy French charm to Oakland Park | Video

    Three and a half stars for Escargot Bistro in Oakland Park, a homey, 26-seat restaurant run by a French couple. The eatery features traditional favorites such as steak frites, coq au vin, crepes, baked brie in pastry and numerous dishes with snails.

  • Video: Dune restaurant opens on Fort Lauderdale beach

    Video: Dune restaurant opens on Fort Lauderdale beach

    Fort Lauderdale’s newest hot restaurant is the aptly-named Dune, a casual contemporary eatery on the sands of Fort Lauderdale beach between Sunrise and Oakland Park boulevards. Located in the new Auberge Beach Residences and Spa, the indoor-outdoor restaurant is the latest property from the Napa...

  • III Points festival releases single-day tickets, daily lineups

    III Points festival releases single-day tickets, daily lineups

    The III Points music festival, returning to Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood Feb. 15-17, on Tuesday released its daily music lineup and single-day tickets. Ticket prices are: $68 for single-day general admission, $125 for single-day VIP. Three-day passes are available for $205 for general admission,...

  • Ticket alert: Tony Bennett croons his way into Miami

    Ticket alert: Tony Bennett croons his way into Miami

    The Great American Songbook has no greater living friend than Tony Bennett. You can see for yourself when the cool crooner performs in concert March 21 at Miami’s Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. But you can buy the tickets starting Dec. 14 at noon. If you’re an Arsht Center Culturist...

  • Ticket alert: New Order at Fillmore Miami Beach

    Ticket alert: New Order at Fillmore Miami Beach

    Post-punk dance-club icons New Order are returning to South Florida for a one-off concert on Jan. 12 at the Fillmore Miami Beach. General-admission tickets will cost $79.50 in advance and will go on sale 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, at LiveNation.com, by calling 800-745-3000 and at the Fillmore...

  • Judas Priest to open U.S. Firepower 2019 tour at Hard Rock

    Judas Priest to open U.S. Firepower 2019 tour at Hard Rock

    Heavy-metal veterans Judas Priest will kick off a tour supporting the album “Firepower” at the Hard Rock Event Center in Hollywood on May 3. Prog-rock titans Uriah Heep will open the show. Tickets are scheduled to go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 14, at MyHRL.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, including...

  • Sneak peek: Inside the Norton Museum of Art's $100 million upgrade in West Palm Beach

    Sneak peek: Inside the Norton Museum of Art's $100 million upgrade in West Palm Beach

    The Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach unveiled its $100 million upgrade this week as Art Basel Miami Beach continues in Miami.

  • Spotted at Miami Art Week | Photos

    Spotted at Miami Art Week | Photos

    Art lovers and pretenders descend the first week of December on Art Basel Miami Beach, the prestigious art fair that takes place at the Miami Beach Convention Center (Dec. 6-9), and all the satellite fairs, concerts, parties and assorted pop-ups that take place across the region. The whole spectacle...

  • Wynwood Walls' 'Beyond Words' party at Art Basel 2018 | Photos

    Wynwood Walls' 'Beyond Words' party at Art Basel 2018 | Photos

    On Tuesday, Dec. 4, the Wynwood Walls unveiled nine new murals during its "Beyond Words" party, coinciding with Miami Art Week. The Art Basel-themed event featured new wall art by Portugal’s VHILs, Brazil’s KOBRA, Illinois’ Ron English and six other artists, along with DJ spinning by Obama "Hope"...

  • BOGO free tickets to see 'Instant Family' at Regal theaters starting Friday

    BOGO free tickets to see 'Instant Family' at Regal theaters starting Friday

    Get buy-one-get-one-free tickets to see the heartwarming "Instant Family," at Regal Cinemas starting Friday. Regal Crown Club members can get the deal on Dec. 7-13 by showing a membership card or phone number at the box office when buying tickets to see the new family-friendly holiday movie. Not...

  • Light Festival to bring Chinese lanterns, dragons to Miami

    Light Festival to bring Chinese lanterns, dragons to Miami

    The Lantern Light Festival is coming to South Florida for the holiday season. The festival is a seven-week celebration of Chinese culture featuring massive custom-built lanterns, performances and food. Each Chinese lantern is handmade from hundreds of pieces of silky cloth, according to the festival...

  • Ditch the screens and put in some face time this holiday season

    Ditch the screens and put in some face time this holiday season

    Americans check their phones, on average, once every 12 minutes and up to 80 times a day, according to research study recently reported by the “New York Post.” That’s a whole lot of Facebooking and phone looking. So parents must wonder what sort of example we’re setting for our children. How can...

  • 10 best movies of 2018

    10 best movies of 2018

    The year 2018 wasn’t like any I’ve ever experienced as a critic or as a civilian. A larger, unceasing, threatening real-time documentary seemed to be going on all around us. (1968 was like this, too, but I was 7, and more interested in “Laugh-In.”) Whomever you voted for in the 2016 presidential...

  • 'Becoming Astrid' review: How a young writer's private life fueled the fearless Pippi Longstocking

    'Becoming Astrid' review: How a young writer's private life fueled the fearless Pippi Longstocking

    With some screen biographies, you go in pre-disposed to like the film because you’re hot for the music (“Bohemian Rhapsody”), or you admire the subject’s political brinksmanship (“Darkest Hour”). Or maybe you grew up adoring the books written by the movie’s protagonist. For many, that third example...

  • 'Anna and the Apocalypse' review: Just what we need, ANOTHER Scottish Christmas zombie musical

    'Anna and the Apocalypse' review: Just what we need, ANOTHER Scottish Christmas zombie musical

    According to the Scottish Christmas zombie musical “Anna and the Apocalypse,” ground zero for the war on Christmas will take place in the waterfront burg of Little Haven. In actuality second-time feature film director John McPhail shot this eager-to-please picture in Port Glasgow, south of Loch...

  • 'Roma' review: A master filmmaker remembers his Mexico City childhood

    'Roma' review: A master filmmaker remembers his Mexico City childhood

    Alfonso Cuaron’s new film, “Roma,” gives you so much to see in each new vignette, in every individual composition, in fact, that a second viewing becomes a pleasurable necessity rather than a filmgoing luxury. Great, you think. This time of year, I barely have time to see a movie once let alone...

  • Starbucks Happy Hour: BOGO holiday beverages on Thursday

    Starbucks Happy Hour: BOGO holiday beverages on Thursday

    Get free drinks with purchase at Starbucks Happy Hour on Thursday. Get buy-one-get-one free grande holiday beverages  in coffee shops starting at 3 p.m. on Dec. 6.  Mix-and-match the festive drinks at participating stores. This year's limited-edition flavors include Toasted White Chocolate Mocha,...

  • How to get free Starbucks coffee or tea everyday in January

    How to get free Starbucks coffee or tea everyday in January

    Get free Starbucks coffee and tea in January with purchase of a 2019 Coffee & Tea Refill Tumbler. This would make a fantastic gift for coffee lovers on your list.   Buy the limited-edition 16-ounce tumbler for $40 and bring it into to shops on Jan. 1-31 for a daily refill of coffee or tea.  Assuming...

  • Free cheesecake to celebrate The Cheesecake Factory's 40th anniversary

    Free cheesecake to celebrate The Cheesecake Factory's 40th anniversary

    Get a free slice of cheesecake to celebrate The Cheesecake Factory's 40th anniversary on Dec. 5. The chain is giving away 40,000 free slices through its new delivery service DoorDash starting at 11:30 a.m. with code FREESLICE at checkout. It's also waiving delivery fees (no promo code needed) through...

  • Applebee's makes spirits bright with $1 Jolly cocktails in December

    Applebee's makes spirits bright with $1 Jolly cocktails in December

    Have a holly, jolly Christmas at Applebee's while swilling $1 cocktails in December. The red and green Dollar Jolly comes in two festive flavors and is  made with vodka and Cherry or Green Apple Jolly Rancher mix. The fruit-flavored candies are served on the side, according to a news release. Also,...

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