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The Best Brunch Spots in Chicago

The brunch scene in Chicago is diverse and vast, with over 100 restaurants in the Windy City that serve this mid-morning to early afternoon meal on …

Miami’s Mexican Mania

While the Magic City may be known for its array of cuisines from Latin America and the Caribbean, good Mexican fare was few and far between – until …

17 Top Spots For Patio Dining in Miami

Al fresco eating done right<p>Miami’s weather is one of the most enviable traits the city has — making patio dining possible all year long. There’s something special about dining al fresco and enjoying the surrounding views. Whether it’s ladies who lunch or a romantic string lit dinner for two, there …

Texas

Off the Grid, on Maui

When Graham Hill began designing a house on Maui, he wanted more than a rustic surf shack. “I wanted to see what it was like to live in the future,” he said.<p>Mr. Hill, 47, is probably best known for starting the sustainability and design website TreeHugger. Since selling TreeHugger to Discovery …

Off-grid

Modern 7-bedroom estate in Coral Gables with manicured grounds asks $8.99M

There’s so much natural light<p>A light-filled modern estate in Hammock Lakes is currently for sale for $8.99 million. The seven bedroom, seven and a half bath estate at 5490 Hammock Drive is hidden away behind oak trees and a private gated entry.<p>The grounds offer a spacious pool and deck, and inside …

Take a Look Around Wynwood’s Splashy New Drinking Den

The team behind popular South Beach drinking dens Foxhole Bar and Drunken Dragon have taken their talents to the mainland for their latest bar offering. Called <b>rácket</b>, its located in the middle of the ever busy neighborhood at 150 NW 24th Street.<p>Rácket features two rooms with different environments …

Miami

The Most Beautiful New Miami Restaurants of 2017

This past November, Eater Miami awarded <b>Le Sirenuse</b> Design of the Year 2017, but there are so many jaw-dropping new restaurants that hit the city stage this year. Here's a guide through this year's new restaurant design highlights.<p>OTL Miami<p>Bright and airy with Miami appropriate shades of pink and …

Miami

Here Are Rotten Tomatoes' Best Reviewed Movies of 2017

If you’re looking to close out 2017 by watching the best reviewed movies released this year, Rotten Tomatoes has more than 100 options to choose from.<p>…

Rotten Tomatoes

Spectacular modern mansion in Miami asks $22M

Owned by a Dutch film director and designed by Kobi Karp<p>The extravagant modern mansion of Dutch film director Will Van Der Vlugt just hit the Miami market asking $22 million.<p>The 21,233-square-foot residence was designed by Kobi Karp and features five bedrooms, eight bathrooms, and 350 feet of water …

Miami

Best-Ever Lemon Bars

Stir together butter, 1/4 cup sugar, vanilla and salt. Add one cup flour; mix just until incorporated. Press evenly into the bottom of an aluminum …

Mesmerizing Miami Beach palace seeks $26M

Stunning design<p>A unique modern home recently constructed on Pine Tree Drive in Miami Beach with just surfaced with a $26 million price tag.<p>Designed by Kobi Karp, the extravagant 13,178-square-foot home is comprised of eight bedrooms and nine bathrooms.<p>It was inspired by Le Corbusier and its spiral …

Miami homeowner would accept Bitcoin for his $6.5M home

The alternative price: 1,515 bitcoins<p>At first glance, one wouldn’t notice anything especially unique about this Miami home asking just under $6.5 million.<p>It’s definitely a really nice house in the coveted neighborhood of Ponce-Davis in Coral Gables and the custom-built villa includes seven …

Miami

Where to Stop and Eat on the Drive From Miami to Key West

Sometimes an island escape is necessary, but the hassle of flying and other major travel plans is a deterrent. Luckily for Miami the Florida Keys are right down the street. The Southernmost point, Key West, is an easy 3.5 hours away but upon arrival it feels a million miles from home. The drive …

Key West

14 Fast Casual Miami Restaurants Worth The Hype

Where to grab a meal on-the-go<p>We live in a world that is constantly on-the-go and rushing around, but that should never mean having to compromise what to eat, which is why the fast casual concept is being embraced all over the city. The blending of “fast food” and “casual dining” has been a serious …

Food

Five of the best houses in Costa Rica on Dezeen

Costa Rica is slowly gaining recognition for its contemporary architecture, so here are five residential projects that demonstrate the small Central …

Costa Rica

12 Amazing Houseboat Rentals to Book This Summer

Ready for a waterside getaway?<p>Indulge your life-at-sea dreams with a weekend stay on one of these amazing houseboats. Here you'll find some of the …

The Ultimate Guide to Downtown Miami

Ask a local to describe Downtown Miami, and the phrase "they roll up the sidewalks at 6" comes up a lot. And, OK, our downtown isn't the 24-hour …

The ‘Zen Treehouse’ in Coconut Grove for $3M

A $500K reduction<p>The “Zen Treehouse” in Coconut Grove and its second-floor pool with a waterfall was repriced recently and is now asking $2.999 million (down from $3.5 million in September).<p>The newly constructed tropical modern home is a brief walk to David T. Kennedy Park, offering 4,359 square …

Curving House Facade Wrapped Around An Olive Tree

Casa Kwantes is definitely not the type of house that would blend in, especially in a traditional setting which is pretty much how you could describe …

Architecture

DIY Under Cabinet Hanging Copper Paper Towel Holder

Copper details and accessories are on trend right now in interior design, and if you love this look, you’re going to love this DIY copper hanging …

DIY

41 Significant Value-Adding Home Renovation Ideas – Most You Can Do Yourself

Whether you’re looking to sell your home or simply want to improve it for your own living, most homes could benefit from a bit of home renovation. …

Home Improvement

Warm Winters in Miami: 7 Hidden Gems

In the north, in the dead of winter, snow falls, cold winds blow and freezing temperatures chill you to the marrow. But in Miami, midwinter, the sun shines, warm sea breezes envelope you and the 76-degree temp warms your body.<p>If a balmy vacation is on your mind, head to South Beach or downtown …

17 Essential Breweries in South Florida

Drink, tour, and play in these breweries<p>No matter the time of year (or day) there isn't much greater than quenching your thirst with a nice cold brew. Each spot on this list creates its own beer – producing both classic and unique-to-South Florida flavors. Here are the breweries to know about from …

Beer

Menin Hospitality’s Nostalgic Bar and Restaurant Ricky’s Debuts on South Beach

The <b>Menin</b> team is at it again. The masterminds behind some of Miami’s most popular watering holes and eateries — like <b>Bodega</b> and <b>Halves & Wholes</b> — have officially opened the doors to their latest concept, <b>Ricky’s</b>.<p>The space serves as part restaurant, part bar, and part debauchery den that is described …

Drone tour the amazing $7M Hammock House in Coconut Grove

One of the most unique homes in South Florida<p>The home you’ll find at 3503 Banyan Circle in Coconut Grove’s Camp Biscayne community is among the most unique homes in all of South Florida.<p>Hammock House, listed at $6.95 million with Douglas Elliman’s Michael Light and Rafael Montejo, was designed by …

The Ten Best Pizzas in Miami

Just as this democratic food has changed our diet over the years, so too has the local pizza landscape. Newcomers have amassed a following through …

Italian Food

Five Miami Meal Deals Better Than Miami Spice

Momi Oyster Bar<p><b>5. Momi Oyster Bar</b> <br>After closing last fall, the Brickell corner eatery has been officially revived. "We decided to reopen as we felt …

Miami

The Most Anticipated Miami Restaurant Openings, Fall 2016

We understand that fall is more of an "idea" here in South Florida than an actual season, but as things (slightly) cool down, restaurant openings certainly heat up. Here's the restaurants to put on your radar this fall.<p>  <p>Employees Only<p><b>WHO:</b> Bill Gilroy, Granville Adams and Danilo Bozovic <b>WHAT:</b> …

Miami Beach

7 Posh Places For Afternoon Tea in South Florida

Spring has sprung and Mother’s Day is just around the corner, which means it’s time for afternoon tea. South Florida has plenty of options for those who would like a posh experience sipping tea and dining on finger sandwiches. From proper English teas to more contemporary versions, here are seven …

Tea

19 Of Miami’s Best Pieces of Fried Chicken, Mapped

Fried chicken has come a long way since its typical flour and egg coating followed by a deep fry. Today, chefs all over south Florida are – literally – spicing it up and dressing it up to become a representation of their cuisine of choice: whether it be Southern style or Korean-style, topped on a …

Cooking