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Poke 305 Expands to Miami Beach and Coconut Grove

This past summer, Poke 305 jumpstarted Miami's poke trend by opening a shop in downtown. Since, a batch of other businesses opened too, including Ono Poke in Wynwood and PokeBao in Coral Gables. Now it's time for expansions, with Poke 305 leading the way.

Jeb Bush Warns Trump: 'Stop Saying Things That Aren't True'

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who unsuccessfully ran for the Republican presidential nomination against Donald Trump, praised his one-time rival on Tuesday. But he also had some stern words for the president. Speaking on “Facing South...Show More Summary

Project 305 Aims to Create a "Portrait of Miami" With Locals' Recordings

Miamians are invited to submit sights and sounds that represent Miami for the New World Symphony's Project 305. It will then be made into an orchestral performance and film.

View-Through Project Aims to Get Poetry by Prisoners Into Google's Algorithm

O, Miami's View-Through project aims to change Google's algorithm so that the phrase "Miami inmates are..." is auto-filled by six poems written by local inmates.

Activists Will March to Retire Lolita, Miami Seaquarium's Orca

Protesters plan to hold a march April 1 to ask Miami Seaquarium to let its most famous resident — Lolita the killer whale — retire. Despite the Seaquarium's assurances that the orca is healthy and happy, experts testified last year that her health and living conditions are less than ideal.

Moonlight Director Barry Jenkins to Adapt, Direct The Underground Railroad for Amazon

No director in America is hotter today than Miami's own Barry Jenkins, fresh off his film Moonlight's three Oscar wins, including Best Picture. No author had a bigger 2016 than Colson Whitehead, whose The Underground Railroad won a National Book Award and a favored spot on President Obama's reading list.

The Average NFL Career Lasts Just 3 Years. This Player Is Focused On What Happens Next.

“I tell all the guys: The NFL stands for ‘Not For Long,’” says defensive end Ricky Jean Francois, who recently signed with the Green Bay Packers. Jean Francois wasn’t supposed to be an exception to that rule. A seventh-round draft pick...Show More Summary

Florida Congresswoman Tells Trump: Pay Up Or Keep Out

The congresswoman who represents the Florida district that includes President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort wants the White House to help pay for his frequent official visits to the area. “We understand the president wanting to be here every week,” Rep. Show More Summary

DD's Gourmet Cookies in South Miami Was Three Decades in the Making

When Deborah Frazier baked cookies for her nieces and nephews back in the 1980's she didn't realize that simple act of kindness would change her life. Frazier found a newfound passion in baking and dreamed of opening her own place. "I always had my eye on opening up a little cookie shop. Show More Summary

Place Invaders and Phuc Yea to Host Secret Miami Pop-Up Celebrating the Immigrant Experience

For years, Place Invaders has traveled across the U.S. for its roving dinner series.Now, the rogue pop-up is partnering with Phuc Yea to invade Miami for the weekend.

Level One to Open in Brickell With Globally-Influenced Fare and Curated Cocktails

One area that hasn't stopped growing over the past decade is Brickell. In just this past year, the financial district has welcomed luxury hotels like SLS Brickell, EAST Miami and the lavish shopping project, Brickell City Centre that is opening more and more high-end stores every day. Now, Brickell has a new restaurant and lounge, Level One.

Forte dei Marmi Brings Tuscan Luxury to South Beach

In Forte dei Marmi, Italy, the sidewalks are made of marble, and the surrounding Apennine mountains are covered with the white rock. Though a recently opened South Beach restaurant is named for the Tuscan seaside town, its real draw is a softer, serene atmosphere in conjunction with the rustic Italian cuisine of chef Raffaele Mellino and his father Antonio Mellino.

The Brick and Social Club Win at Miami's Slow Food Snail of Approval Party

Miami's food scene is growing more responsible, evident by the success of Friday's sixth annual Slow Food "Snail of Approval" tasting party that took place place last Friday at Miami Beach's Eden Roc hotel. Hosted by Helene Henderson,...Show More Summary

Jimmy Carr Invites Miami Comedy Fans to Heckle Him Onstage

British stand-up comedian, Jimmy Carr is, by his own admission, “rude, crude, and offensive.” His sense of humor certainly isn’t for everyone. However, for those who enjoy properly dirty jokes, Carr is a virtuoso. He combines the razor sharp barbs of a roastmaster, the concise one-liner genius of Mitch Hedburg,...

Biscayne Bay Brewing's Jose Mallea Announces Candidacy for Florida Legislature

Biscayne Bay Brewing Company co-owner Jose Mallea kicked off his candidacy for the Florida legislature during the weekend, taking to Twitter on March 25 to make his announcement. Mallea is dropping his hat into the race for the 116th district in Florida's House of Representatives, which covers much of the...

Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Week: Paella, the Market at #DD, MDoughW & Versailles Collab, and Donuts! Fest

Happy Monday, Miami. Donuts! Fest returns this Thursday, bringing together the best doughnut shops from across South Florida for an evening of garnished dough and booze. MDoughW's pastelito and cookie dough collaboration returns to UberEats...Show More Summary

Free Events This Week in Miami: Late Night Library, Jazz, and O, Miami

Happy Monday, Miami. This week brings plenty of events, and the best part is they are all free. Enjoy what's new in town, from the Market at #DD to Late Night Library at Floyd. The Daniel Bennett Group at Coral Gables Library6 p.m. Tuesday New York jazz band the Daniel Bennett...

Five Places to Get Late-Night Grub in Miami

Miami gets a double dose of energy when spring break and Ultra converge on our city.After the drinking and the dancing and the music wind down there's one thing left: hunger. Sure, there are drive-through fast food chains and all-night...Show More Summary

Enrique Iglesias, Rafael Nadal, and Pau Gasol Open Tatel Miami at the Ritz-Carlton South Beach

Enrique Iglesias and two of Spain's most notable athletes — professional tennis player Rafael Nadal and the San Antonio Spurs' Pau Gasol — were at the newly opened Miami location earlier this week to officially induct the iconic Spanish restaurant into the heart of Miami Beach's Art Deco District. If it's authentic Spanish tapas you're after, Tatel Miami is the place.

The Josper Grill is the Star at Downtown Miami’s Arson

From the dynamic duo behind NIU Kitchen The Josper Grill is certainly having its moment in the sun in Miami right now. Dozens of restaurants are using the Spanish grill — that burns 100 percent charcoal and can reach temperatures ofShow More Summary

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