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Bayskate Holiday Boogie, a roller-skating pop-up, grooves into Miami

Dust off those four-wheel lace-ups and kneepads: the free Bayskate Holiday Boogie, a throwback nightclub on wheels, will roll through Miami ahead of Christmas this month. The pop-up holiday skate-off will bring old-school vibes to the Pepper fountain inside Bayfront Park in downtown Miami, which...

  • Video: Casa Sensei opens on Las Olas in Fort Lauderdale

    Video: Casa Sensei opens on Las Olas in Fort Lauderdale

    The owners of the just-opened restaurant Casa Sensei say they are bringing something new to Fort Lauderdale’s Las Olas Boulevard. “All the restaurants on Las Olas are one-note wonders,” Victor Diaz, one of the owners, tells the Sun Sentinel in an interview at the grand opening Friday night. “And...

  • 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...

  • December dining: Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival, Miami brushes up for Art Basel

    December dining: Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival, Miami brushes up for Art Basel

    Welcome to the latest edition of Hot Plates, your monthly guide to food events and dining promotions around South Florida. The Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival returns for its 12th year Dec. 13-16. Hanukkah began at sundown Sunday, and the eight-day Jewish festival of lights runs through Dec....

  • Hootie and the Blowfish reunion tour coming to West Palm Beach

    Hootie and the Blowfish reunion tour coming to West Palm Beach

    Country star Darius Rucker is returning to the friendly confines of pop-rock band Hootie and the Blowfish with a 44-city summer tour that stops at Coral Sky Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach on June 8. The tour pairs the band with openers Barenaked Ladies. Tickets for the concert will go on sale...

  • The next great jazz singer: From Miami by way of Alice in Chains

    The next great jazz singer: From Miami by way of Alice in Chains

    Jazz has always been a place of glorious cultural mashups, where dynamic demographics inspire, where tradition and innovation coalesce, where a Miami vocalist drawing comparisons to Sarah Vaughan can, without apology, express her love for grunge hellions Alice in Chains. Cécile McLorin Salvant...

  • XXXTentacion album 'Skins' to premiere at Art Basel release party

    XXXTentacion album 'Skins' to premiere at Art Basel release party

    South Florida rap star XXXTentacion’s “Skins” album will get its long-awaited premiere during a live-streamed, Art Basel-timed release party on Thursday, Dec. 6, at the RC Cola Plant in Miami. The 7-11 p.m. event, designed “to honor his life, music and legacy,” will be co-hosted by indie-music...

  • Ticket alert: Bob Seger's final tour at BB&T Center

    Ticket alert: Bob Seger's final tour at BB&T Center

    Classic-rock icons Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band will perform at the BB&T Center in Sunrise on March 17, one of a handful of dates just added to the Roll Me Away Tour, which Seger has said will be his final tour. Tickets are scheduled to go on sale 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 14, at BobSeger.com...

  • Watch the animals open gifts at Zoo Miami

    Watch the animals open gifts at Zoo Miami

    Santa is visiting Zoo Miami early this year with a series of gifts for the animal residents. Holiday Gifts for the Animals is scheduled on weekends throughout December, plus Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve. Zoo guests can watch the animals open their holiday treats at select times...

  • 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...

  • Where to meet Santa — and see snow — in South Florida

    Where to meet Santa — and see snow — in South Florida

    The holidays are in full swing in South Florida, and the kids are making out their gift lists. If you want to deliver those letters to Santa in person, plenty of events are scheduled to let you do just that. Plus families can indulge in other traditions — such as The Polar Express, the Nutcracker...

  • Hayrides return to Broward County parks

    Hayrides return to Broward County parks

    With the return of cooler weather to South Florida, the Hayride and Campfire series is back at Broward County Parks. The hayrides are 6:30-9 p.m. Fridays at Easterlin, Quiet Waters, Tradewinds and T.Y. parks, and on Saturday nights at Markham Park in Sunrise. The events include a hayride and one...

  • 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,...

  • 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,...

  • Free $10 Dunkin' gift card with purchase

    Free $10 Dunkin' gift card with purchase

    Get a free $10 Dunkin' gift card with gift card purchase. Buy $25 in gift cards online and get the freebie to give or keep through Dec. 24. Cards can be personalized and delivered by email.  Gift cards are one of the most popular gifts people like to receive, according to the National Retail Federation...

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