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Game of Thrones Live Concert Coming to BB&T March 11

A Must See Experience


Cirque Du Soleil -- Kurios Cabinet of Curiosities : Hard Rock Stadium - Dec 10 through Jan 29

In an alternate yet familiar past, in a place where wonders abound for those who trust their imagination, a Seeker discovers that in order to glimpse the marvels that lie just below the surface, we must first learn to close our eyes.

In his larger-than-life curio cabinet, the Seeker is convinced that there exists a hidden, invisible world – a place where the craziest ideas and the grandest dreams lie waiting. A collection of otherworldly characters suddenly steps into his makeshift mechanical world. When the outlandish, benevolent characters turn his world upside down with a touch of poetry and humor in an attempt to ignite the Seeker’s imagination, his curios jump to life one by one before his very eyes.

What if by engaging our imagination and opening our minds we could unlock the door to a world of wonders?For event information and tickets, please visit the Cirque Du Soleil web site at Cirque Du Soleil. Come on out and enjoy this wonderful event.

Riptide Festival Line -up


Ford EcoBoost 400 Homestead Miami Speedway

There's only one venue where you can witness THREE NASCAR Championships in one weekend: Homestead-Miami Speedway. Become a 3-Day Champion and receive reserved parking, an exclusive entrance, and access to celebrate with the new champions on the track! Click here for Ticket and Event Info.
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Elle King - Hilton HHonors 2016 Series

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"HOLLYWOOD, FL - APRIL 08: Elle King performs for hundreds of fans and Hilton HHonors Members as part of the 2016 Hilton Concert Series at the Diplomat Resort & Spa on April 8, 2016 in Hollywood, Florida. (Photo by Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images for Hilton)"

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"HOLLYWOOD, FL - APRIL 08: Elle King poses before performing for hundreds of fans and Hilton HHonors Members as part of the 2016 Hilton Concert Series at the Diplomat Resort & Spa on April 8, 2016 in Hollywood, Florida. (Photo by Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images for Hilton)"


Downtown Orlando Food & Wine Fest - Perfect

What a Perfect weekend... to be in Downtown Orlando. February 27th and 28th marked the 8th annual 2016 Downtown Orlando Food and Wine Fest at Lake Eola with over thirty area restuarants competing for Golden Fork Awards. This year's Foodie winner was The Baoery, an Asian gastropub in Thorton Park who served up awesome Asian Tacos. Winners included Primo for Best of Show, and Siro won the Sweet Treat Award with their amazing Black Cherry Liquid Nitro Gelato. The other great restaurants include Tapa Toro (I-Drive), Itta Bena (Pointe Orlando), and Maddeys Craft and Cru (Downtown Orlando). There was over 100 different menu tastings and 30,000 people attending the two day event.

The 2016 wine lineup could satisfy even an amateur winos deepest desires with samplings from the Jackson Family Wines, Zonin 1821, Kobrand, and Barefoot Wine and Bubbly. The Wine Taster Club Lanyard was a great options for wine lovers with Club members receiving five 2 oz. pours of their choice throughout the Fest and a souvenir lanyard. Overall, the event was a great way to spend the weekend. How can you go wrong with the great weather, great food and great entertainment the Downtown Food and Wine Fest provided? We're counting down for next year's already!

And the Golden Fork Award winners are...

2016 Foodie Award: Baoery - Asian Tacos
2016 Sweet Treat Award: Siro Urban Italian Kitchen - Black Cherry Liquid Nitro Gelato with Balsamic Drizzle
2016 Best of Show: Primo by Chef Melissa Kelly


Located in the heart of downtown Orlando at Lake Eola on Robinson Street, the 8th Annual Downtown Food & Wine Fest features mouth-watering dishes from over 30 of Orlando’s premier restaurants, 50 domestic and international wines, and live entertainment. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA) Educational Foundation. Date / Time: Saturday, February 27 (noon to 9 p.m.) and Sunday, February 28, 2016 (noon to 7 p.m.) Location: Lake Eola on Robinson Street Tickets: Purchase Here!

The 8th Annual Legacy Place Fork & Cork

is an annual event that brings the community together for an evening of sips and tastes, fun and cheer, music and laughs. Enjoy live music, delectable food tastings and tantalizing wine tastings with over 40 specialty vendors. Besides being a wonderful way to spend an evening, ticket sales from the Fork & Cork will benefit Little Smiles of Florida.

General Admission tickets includes samplings of food and drink, live music, celebrity chef cooking demo and wine seminars. VIP Admission includes extended access from 6:30PM to 9:30PM and VIP lounge access. Click here for ticket and event details.

SiriusXM 2016 10th Anniversary Party Pics

SiriusXM Celebrates 10th Anniversary of the SiriusXM Music Lounge in Miami Leading up to Ultra Music Festival

  • SiriusXM’s Miami Ultra Week to launch with 3-day music lounge at 1 Hotel & Homes South Beach during Miami Music Week to feature live DJ sets and interviews from the world’s biggest DJs including Afrojack, Armin van Buuren, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Eric Prydz back to back with deadmau5, Felix Jaehn, Hardwell, Kaskade, Kygo, Martin Garrix, Robin Schulz, Steve Aoki, Thomas Jack and more
SiriusXM’s Ultra Music Festival Radio to broadcast live from the Ultra Music Festival, including sets by Armin van Buuren, Tiësto, Eric Prydz, Martin Garrix, Afrojack, Carl Cox, Carnage, Cedric Gervais, Hardwell and more
NEW YORK-March 4, 2016- SiriusXM announced today that it will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the SiriusXM Music Lounge—the 3-day music lounge featuring live DJ sets and interviews with the world’s biggest DJs, producers and international dance music artists - throughout Miami Music Week and in the lead up to Ultra Music Festival. For the 12th consecutive year, SiriusXM will once again broadcast sets live from Ultra Music Festival, the world’s premier electronic music festival. (FULL STORY)

Lord Balfour, South Beach Review

Review of Lord Balfour Hotel South Beach

This is a newly refurbed boutique hotel on the south end of SoBe. It is within walking distance to Nikki Beach, Story Nightclub, Joe's Stone Crab and dozens of restaurants, bars and shopping and night life along Ocean Drive, perfect location! The famed South Beach 'beach' is across the street. Excellent place to stay! http://www.lordbalfourmiami.com located at 350 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach, FL 33139. Phone: (305) 673-0401
Click Here For Complete Review and Pictorial

Jupiter Beach Food & Wine Festival

On another picture perfect day in Jupiter Beach, The Jupiter Beach Wine & Food Festival returned to the Riverwalk Events Plaza for the 5th year in a row. This food and wine extravaganza brings together the best restaurants in the area with samplings of wine and spirits. Participating restaurants this year include: Bimini Bay, Carmelas Ristorante, Buccan, Cod Capers, Casa Mia, Coolinary Cafe, Tabica Grill, Food Shack, Leftovers, Ironwood, Schooners, Talay Thai, Whole Foods, Koon Manee, Cordon Bleu Catering, Too Bizaare, Aah Loi, Bonefish Grill, Pistache, Seasons 52 and many more.

Also included were a fine a variety of libations Premier Beverage, Leblon Natural Cane Cachaca, Oceana Coffee,Titos Handmade Vodka, Coppola, Carey Chen, Yellow Tail, Wine Hooch, Guanabanas and so many more...

The Friends of Jupiter Beach,along with C3 Consulting, Harbourside Place, Braman Motorcars, KOOL 105.5, Localdines, FPL, Juno Beach Animal Hospital and a host of additnioal sponsors, presented another successful sold out event under the Indian Town Bridge. The food samplings were tasty and pleniful as well as the fine wines and liquors.

100% of the proceeds support Friends of Jupiter Beach. Founded in 1994, Friends of Jupiter Beach (FJB) is a grassroots, volunteer-driven nonprofit community service organization that works to keep Jupiter Beach clean and dog-friendly. Since the group began recording garbage weight in 2006, it’s collected and saved more than 45,000 lbs. of garbage and recyclables from Jupiter Beach. For more information, including how to participate in our monthly beach cleanups, visit us at: www.friendsofjupiterbeach.com

Click HERE to see all of our pics from the festival. Follow the organization on Facebook or their web site. Look for this event to return next year, they'd love to have you.



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Travel Reviews

•  Pirates Cove Marina - Stuart, FL
•  Parrot Key Resort - Key West, FL
•  Lord Balfour Hotel - South Beach, FL
•  Hyatt Regency, Mid-town - Miami, FL
•  Staniel Cay Yacht Club - Bahamas
•  Avicii Hotel - South Beach, FL
•  Montage Resort/Spa - Laguna Beach, CA
•  Hilton Gaslamp - San Diego, CA

Legacy Place Food & Wine Festival

COPA ROOM COMING SOON TO SOBE


*.* South Florida Fair *.* -Jan 13 thru 29-


The Little Chalet Restaurant, Boca Raton "Spectacular"


Offerdahl's Grid-Iron Griller


Sabor Y Vino

Sabor y Vino - Latin Food & Wine Festival

On October 13, 2016, South Florida Ford and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce held a wonderful event at Downtown at the Gardens. The delicious tastings from some of Palm Beaches best Latin restaurants were featured. Not only was the food samplings amazing, the wine and beer - along with authentic music from Mundo Latino Trio and DJ Caliche kept the vibe going all night.

The participating restaurants inlcuded, Cabo Flats, Don Ramon's, Calaveras Cantina, Whole Foods, Cafe Chardonnay, El Sabor Latino, La Bamba, Tierra Mar Grill, Burro Loco Cantina, Tijuana Flats, Los Paceros, Alicia's Latin Cuisine, Delicias de la Abuela, Tacos al Carbon, Pandebon, Melao's Cocina, La Cosinita, Texas de Brazil and many more! Oh and i will add the Total Wine and Food along with Pernod Ricard provided the embibement. The Latin community sure knows how to havea good time and hope you can make it out next time...

Sabor y Vino: A Latin Themed Food & Wine Tasting Event! Join the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce & Ford for a night of delicious Latin food, drinks, and entertainment at Downtown at the Gardens! Attendees will enjoy unlimited tasting from Palm Beach County's favorite Hispanic Restaurants, wine & beer pairings, as well as authentic Latin music & dancing! Click banner to be directed to their web site and catch the whole story HERE

Friends Of Jupiter Beach Food and Wine Festival

THE ULTIMATE CELEBRITY CULINARY COMPETITION FOR CHARITY

Join us for the sixth annual “John Offerdahl’s Broward Health® Gridiron Grill-Off Food & Wine Festival,” an event that features a Grill-Off competition with Miami Dolphins legends and Celebrity Chefs from South Florida’s finest restaurants. Fans spend the afternoon eating, sampling fine Gallo Wines, voting on their favorite grill recipes and competing with their favorite Dolphins players in the annual Cornhole Tournament. It’s a celebration where celebrity, competition & charity collide.

FEEDING THE NEEDS OF KIDS IN CRISIS

100% of the Gridiron Grill-Off net proceeds benefit Offerdahl’s Hand-Off Foundation and its mission to “Feed the Needs of Kids in Crisis” through sustaining partnerships between business, government & faith-based agencies. The charitable grant model is categorized into Community Charities (60%) & Industry Charities (40%).

Previous Grid-Iron Grill-offs were huge successes and perfect afternoons of food, flavor and fun. Pictures of prior events are here. Ticket, event schedule, recipes, the charity info and more can be found on their web site.
http://www.gridirongrilloff.com/

FLOSSTRADAMUS

FLOSSTRADAMUS Live at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado

Reported by Kiersten Pacelli

After debuting at Stubbs in Austin, Texas last year HDYFEST moved to the beautiful state of Colorado to the famed Red Rocks Amphitheater for the 2016 edition. Flosstradamus, the trap duo, was joined by their friends Snails, Valentino Khan, Chill Harris and of course a venue full of passionate fans.

The Mile High City doesn’t lack preparation when it comes to 4/20— there was definitely not a shortage of events for this holiday. Of all of the options though, in my opinion, Flosstradamus was the obvious choice. The annual 4/20 show at Red Rocks is one of the most anticipated events for Coloradans. It was a major turn around from the usual reggae or hip-hop show— but the heavy bass sure didn’t disappoint.

Snails came on stage when it was still light enough to be able to appreciate the background, and sunset, behind the geologically formed amphitheater. He played the best set of the festival, in my opinion again— this could be because of the surprise appearance from Dom with Big Gigantic. The electronic funk combined with the live saxophone was a scene to remember for years to come, and luckily I got it all on video!

Following, Flosstradamus put on a spectacular show for their huge sea of fans. Not only did they take up the entire width of the stage with their stage set and props, they also brought along lasers, floodlights, and a t-shirt gun. They went all out with their costumes as well— the scene looked like it came straight from a military base. I do believe the music itself could have been better, but that was probably because it wasn’t loud enough. The sound ordinances put a heavy limitation on the concert and right at 10:00 it was obvious that the rules had kicked in. As unfortunate as it was, Flosstradamus still put on a great show and most definitely didn’t disappoint, you could tell how excited the two of them were to be there.

Although it was a bit chilly, and it was a Wednesday, HDYFEST 2016 was certainly a wild party. The fans left all the energy they had at the amphitheater, forgetting about the long walk back to the car— at least it was down hill this time :) 

Images  courtesy of WorldRedEye.com  and Taraink

Images courtesy of WorldRedEye.com and Taraink

The 10th Anniversary of The Music Lounge by BMF iHeart Media at the W South Beach Hotel & Residences, sponsored by 7UP, V-Moda, Jägermeister, Heineken, and Swatch was the VIP hot spot last week, as over a dozen of the world’s top DJs were spotted and performed there for three days straight (from March 17-19). If you didn’t get to join in on all the beats and fun, I wanted to provide you with a detailed three-day recap along with images from WorldRedEye.com below:

Day 1, Thursday, March 17:
Today kicked off the three-day celebration of the 10th Anniversary of The Music Lounge by BMF iHeart Media at the W South Beach Hotel & Residences. Sightings included: Martin Garrix spotted in the Crave/7up lounge and was in great spirits, enjoying Miami, as he couldn't have been more relaxed and friendly with the guests and crowds, Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano enjoyed libations of Jägermeister cocktails as they waited their turn on the turn tables, Above & Beyond, Quintino and R3hab trying on Swatch watches and Jeremy Shockey who said he couldn’t go home without a pair of V-Moda headphones. Cash Cash also stopped by the V-Moda lounge where they tried on headphones, each picking a different color. (CLICK FOR ALL PICS AND LINE UP)

Destination Fashion 2016, Pitbull, Bouniconti Fund, Cure For Paralysis - Oh What A Night

Nick Buoniconti, Marc Bouniconti, Christian Slater

Nick Buoniconti, Marc Bouniconti, Christian Slater

Fashion Desination 2016 - Copyright TRP Inc. 2016

The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, the fundraising arm of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, celebrated its 30th anniversary in high-style to produce Destination Fashion 2016, benefitting the world’s most comprehensive spinal cord injury research center. Celebrities, philanthropic icons, and athletes alike including the emcee, Savannah Guthrie, Co-Anchor of NBC’s Today Show; Honorary Co-Chairs and Grammy Award Winners Gloria and Emilio Estefan, and Golden Globe Winner Christian Slater and wife Brittany Slater, came together to support the cause at the Bal Harbour Shops in Bal Harbour, Florida on Saturday, March 5, 2016.

Life in Color, “The World’s Largest Paint Party"

is back and ready to take over Miami with its third edition of the paint-dropping music festival. The 1-day event will showcase the hottest acts in music, including Skrillex & Diplo’s Jack U, and inaugural festival performance by Ruby Rose, star of Orange is the New Black, and the highly anticipated EDM debut of Big Sean. From the first drip of paint to the last beat drop, attendees can expect a truly unique experience for this year’s event. The theme of the 2016 show, is Kingdom – a journey of spiritual awakening, where pure joy and happiness reign. Full Lineup to Include: Jack U, Steve Aoki, Zeds Dead, Flosstradamus, Special Guest: Big Sean, 3lau, Keys N Krates, Ruby Rose, David Solano, Morten, Moska, Nghtmre, Troyboi, Big Makk, Crespo, NWB, Ricky Remedy - Go to the Life In Color - Miami 2016 website for all details...

Tony D’s Opens in Fort Lauderdale
Expansion of Popular Rochester, NY Italian Eatery Restaurant offers “$7 until 7” Happy Hour in Spacious Bar

Tony D's is a fantastic Italian restaurant with a wonderful bar area and a very friendly staff, located just over the ICW, just north of Oakland Park Blvd. Its a great location with easy parking (bring a few quarters for the meter). Tony D's original store is located in Rochester, NY. They opened this store with Co-Owners - Chef Jay Speranza and Head Chef Sean Kelley. Scott Niskar is the General Manager who all pay close attention to details and customer satisfaction. They opened this, its 2nd store in November bringing classic, quality NY style Italian flair at reasonable prices. The restaurant is an open-air ambiance with dark wood accents, a mural of the owners' parents playing boccie in Italy and river rocks fronting the bar and 17-seat chef's counter overlooking the marble-walled open kitchen. Soft music flows throughout.

Dinner is served nightly along with a great Happy Hour menu from 5PM-7PM. We had the pleasure of sampling a wide variety of menu items - 1st at the bar, their chicken wings, served crisp from the oven with light italian seasoning with carmalized onions, a meal in itself.
The Meatball Al Forno, was just like mama used to make. Beef, pork and veal meatballs covered in marinara sauce and ricotta cheese - a real treat.
The Sicilian Style Calamari Salad (pictured) was fresh and flavorful. Tasted as good as it looks. Spaghetti Cacio E Pepe, a bowl of thin spaghetti with a nice blend of romano and black pepper, went well with the bread and balsaic glaze served with the meal. Zuppa Di Pesce, mmmmmm, includes jumbo shrimp, lobster tail, little neck clams served in a tomato, herb and white wine broth. The pièce de ré·sis·tance is the bread pudding, made fresh on location, warm and delectasble for the bread pudding aficionado... One last note - we did not try the pizza but have heard good things... We will have to go back and try. Check out http://www.tonyds.net for info, location and menu...

COPA ROOM, AN ALL-INCLUSIVE ENTERTAINMENT CONCEPT TO OPEN ON FAMED WASHINGTON AVENUE BEACH ON JANUARY 27, 2017

The one stop destination features Las Vegas style shows, full nightclub and premium open bar all night

Miami, FL (December 2016)– Described as “Miami Beach’s Only All-Inclusive Entertainment Complex,” Copa Room features premium open bar all night long as guests enjoy nightly shows by entertainers, acrobats, cabaret dancers and choreographed performances, all accompanied by an eclectic menu of specialty cocktails. 

From the creators of Wynwood’s Prohibition Restaurant & Speakeasy, owner Shawn Shahnazi has built upon his passion for destination nightlife establishments that he has garnered experience of in the Miami nightlife realm for over 30 years. Envisioning Copa Room as an interactive experience with a Miami flair, Shahzani hopes to entice tourists and locals alike with live entertainment and seemingly endless libations. 

Copa Room offers a flat rate of $80 on weekdays and $100 on weekends (50% off for Florida residents honored with on-site ticket purchase). A higher priced Club Level ticket for $125 grants guests super-premium liquor and an add-on is offered for Table Service for $300. Open Friday to Sunday at 5:30 p.m., Copa Room allows guests to purchase tickets with an on-site concierge, as they are encouraged to stay for Happy Hour drink specials at the boutique bar in the lobby and enjoy snacks and entertainment in the form of flat screen TV’s, pool tables and arcade video games, creating anticipation for the evening ahead. CLICK HERE FOR FULL STORY

South Florida Fair will reflect New Orleans theme in 2017

West Palm Beach, Fla. –– The South Florida fair will bring its own version of Mardi Gras to life — complete with elaborate floats and daily parades, colorful beads and Louisiana-style entertainment and food — as it carries out a New Orleans theme for the 2017 fair, Jan. 13-29, 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach. The fair will continue its tradition of kicking off the night before, 5 to 10 p.m., Thurs., Jan. 12, with its popular Ride-A-Thon.

Straight from New Orleans’ Mardi Gras World, guests will experience brightly colored decor, props and floats as they enter the main exposition center. A Mardi Gras parade will take place daily and fairgoers can enjoy New Orleans cuisine along with the usual fried fair food. Chef Landry, who hails from Louisiana, also will entertain audiences by bringing an interactive show of Cajun cooking, stories, jokes and authentic bayou cuisine.

The fair’s entertainment will feature eight national bands ranging from Christian rock and country to Cajun and ol’ time rock ‘n’ roll along with more than 150 local and regional bands, dance groups, school choirs and jazz bands on four stages. The lineup includes the legendary Dr. John, a six-time Grammy Award-winning musician and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, whose name is derived from the venerable Preservation Hall, located in New Orleans’ French Quarter.COMPLETE STORY HERE

The Little Chalet Restaurant in Downtown Boca Raton is a Sophisticated Experience

Aptly named for its decor and personality of the staff and food. We really felt comfortable upon arrival, as if we was in Switzerland all-be-it, a bit warmer weather. Once inside, it is very warm and charming. The atmosphere is classy, the bar area is cozy and the drinks are well made with a great selection of wines and spirits. At the bar we ordered the house specialty, a Whistle Pig Fig Old Fashioned. This well-crafted imbibement is concocted with Whistle Pig 10 Year Bourbon, Fee Brothers Angostura bitters, muddled fig jam and orange slice served on the rocks garnished with orange peel and filthy cherry. Ahhhhh... an awesome start.

We then moved to our table for dinner and first sampled a variety of appetizers - nice plates with awesome presentation. The Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Chorizo sausage and beets were amazing. As enjoyable, were the Pan Seared Scallops with lima bean succotash, crispy pancetta, lemon jalapeno butter. Lots of flavors to enjoy. The fresh bread and olive oil dipping sauce was delicious as well.

For the main course, they delivered a Bone in Filet served with crisp potatoes, Syrah sauce, Maitake mushroom tempura. The filet was cooked perfect medium (just the way I like it), to the bone and throughout the filet. Our table also tried the [huge] Braised Short Ribs - featuring fall-off-the-bone meat with goat cheese smashed potatoes, beef gravy, wild mushrooms were cooked to perfection. Another table favorite was the Confit of Duck Leg, cauliflower puree, broccoli rabe, port & cherry sauce, fried duck egg. Generally, I am not a duck fan but I will say, this was exquisite... We agreed that the dinner experience was great and next visit I would venture to try the Sea Bass or Faroe Island Salmon which had great presentations.

They provided a nice desert fondue that included a variety of sweet flavors and treats - milk and dark chocolate, peanut butter, S'mores, cookies and cream and for dipping lots of fresh fruit and assorted sweets for dipping.

Overall it was a great culinary experience. They offer much more of a selection of house and menu specialties than we can present in this review. The management and staff are friendly, involved and provide exceptional, impeccable service. We would recommend you try out this place.

In additional to all that, they have a pianist (Richard) playing live in the bar area, and his music can be heard over speakers through-out the restaurant at a very nice level of volume adding to the ambiance. He may wander around the restaurant on break and stop by to say 'hi' at your table. And does take requests.

The Little Chalet can be found at 485 S Federal Hwy., Boca Raton, FL 33432 - For reservations - (561) 325-8000. Their menu and more information can be found on their web site, http://www.thelittlechalet.com

Cirque Du Soleil - Kurios now at Hard Rock Stadium thru Jan 29


Kennedy Space Center - Holidays In Space Now Thru Jan 1st

Holidays in Space is Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s unique high-tech holiday celebration, featuring “Spirit of Exploration,” a custom, space and holiday themed projection mapping show set against the side of a Saturn 1B rocket. This remarkable presentation, reimagined for this year, takes guests on a journey through NASA’s history and plans for the future. Featuring custom animation blended with historic footage of actual launches and awe-inspiring views of Earth, the presentation is a completely unique outdoor cinematic experience, complete with stadium-style seating and a pyrotechnics display.

In addition, the visitor complex is adorned for the holiday season with a stunning array of decorations.

Nov. 25-Jan. 1: Decorations throughout the visitor center Dec. 21-Jan. 1: “Spirit of Exploration” projection mapping and pyrotechnics show will illuminate rockets throughout the Rocket Garden Dec. 21: Annual Passholder and Media Event Dec. 25: No show will take place due to early closing All events are included with admission (excluding the 12/21 Annual Pass event)

Offerdahl's 7th Annual Grid-Iron Grill Off - November 12, 2016

THE ULTIMATE CELEBRITY CULINARY COMPETITION FOR CHARITY

Join us for the seventh annual “John Offerdahl’s Broward Health® Gridiron Grill-Off Food & Wine Festival,” an event that features a Grill-Off competition with NFL legends and Celebrity Chefs from South Florida’s finest restaurants. Fans spend the afternoon eating, sampling fine Kendall Jackson Wines, voting on their favorite grill recipes and competing with their favorite NFL players in the annual Cornhole Tournament. It’s a celebration where celebrity, competition & charity collide.

Winter Garden Health & Harvest Festival - Farm to Table Dinner

The Healthy West Orange Harvest Festival will be an exciting day in downtown Winter Garden in conjunction with the Farmer's Market! Commencing with a family bike ride and ending with an evening of feasting on a spectacular farm to table dinner, this special day will include many healthy activities for all ages! Get involved in exercise demonstrations, sample some healthy cooking classes and so much more!

The Health & Harvest Festival dining event, set in Winter Garden’s beautiful downtown pavilion, will highlight West Orange County chefs preparing a 5 course meal with local, seasonal farm-fresh ingredients; locally-brewed beer from Crooked Can brewery; and expertly-selected wines. 

This event is an opportunity to celebrate West Orange County’s farming heritage, while spotlighting the fresh, local ingredients that serve as a building block for a healthy community. Diners will have an opportunity to share in the celebration of harvest season while supporting an initiative to help make healthy food and fitness accessible to the whole West Orange community. Second Harvest Food Bank and the LiveStrong Program at Central Florida YMCA are the benefactors for this fund-raising event.

Full event setails can be found on their web site... http://healthywestorange.org/event/harvestfestival/


Elle King – 2016 Hilton Concert Series

Hilton HHonors is hosting an exclusive concert with the GRAMMY-nominated chart-topping songstress Elle King at the Diplomat Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton in Hollywood, FL. The concert will bring together hundreds of music fans and Hilton HHonors members as part of the 2016 Hilton Concert Series, which spotlights the many benefits of being a Hilton HHonors member. This is the second of seven concerts being held at Hilton properties around the world in 2016, following last month’s kick-off concert in San Diego with pop star Jason Derulo. Southern California rock group The Colourist is set to open the show.

This has been quite a year for Elle King who released her debut album Love Stuff in February 2015. The pop, blues, and rock'n'roll singer's mega hit "Ex's & Oh's", featured on Love Stuff, has been certified platinum and was nominated for two GRAMMY® awards for Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song. “Ex’s & Oh’s” also scored the #1 spot on the Alternative Radio chart, making her the second female artist in 18 years to reach #1 at Alternative Radio, and also claimed the #1 spot on both the AAA Chart and Hot AC radio charts. The single also reached the Top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart. Elle recently performed her new single “America’s Sweetheart” on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and The Late Late Show with James Corden. Click here to listen to "America's Sweetheart.”

Candlebox at Old School Square, Delay Beach

Ultra Music Festival 2016 Coverage

LINK TO UMF PICS HERE

ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL, the World’s Premier and most independent electronic music festival brand, is gearing up to deliver a slew of ‘festival firsts’, as it announces its stacked 2016 broadcast strategy.

For the first time ever, ULTRA LIVE, presented by UMF TV, produced by NOMOBO and powered by 7UP, will broadcast from a custom built outdoor studio, live from the heart of the festival grounds, where fans will be encouraged to interact with artists and hosts alike. From 3pm to midnight across the entire weekend, hosts Andrea Feczko and Andie Helfrich will orchestrate phenomenal content, including fan and talent interaction.  Live sets already confirmed will come from Afrojack, Armin van Buuren, Avicii, Aly & Fila, Andrew Rayel, Carnage, Cedraic Gervais, The Chainsmokers, Dash Berlin, Fedde Le Grand, Galantis, Hardwell, Kaskade, KSHMR, Laidback Luke, Markus Schulz, Martin Garrix, W&W and many more. Saturday and Sunday will also see a pair of VERY special guests join Andrea and Andie as they co-host the broadcast, and is not be missed!

WATCH TRAILER HERE
In yet another first for Ultra Music Festival, UMF RADIO hosted by Andy Pate, will deliver the world’s biggest broadcast of Electronic Music content ever, transmitting live for 8 hours across 50 networks, in 38 countries, as well as via the festival’s official app, which has also received a significant upgrade.
Among the artists confirmed to participate in this historic live radio event are Apollonia, Carl Cox, Dash Berlin, DJ Snake, Hot Since 82, Jamie Jones, John Digweed, Joris Voorn, Martin Garrix, Richie Hawtin, Steve Angello, Technasia, Tiësto, Tycho, W&W, Yellow Claw and many more. Produced by The Radio Department, the world’s biggest syndicator of electronic radio, this groundbreaking broadcast looks set to break records.
Wherever you are in the world, you will be able to experience the SOLD OUT eighteenth edition of Ultra Music Festival in a way never done before. ULTRA LIVE and UMF RADIO can be accessed at www.ultramusicfestival.com, at Twitch TV or by downloading the official app available for iOS and Android at www.ultramusicfestival.com/mobile-app
Ultra Music Festival takes place on March 18, 19 and 20, 2016, during Miami Music Week and is an 18+ event.
General Admission tickets have now SOLD OUT. An extremely limited number of VIP tickets are currently on sale priced at $1,249.95.
For further details and ticket information, head to ultramusicfestival.com

Previous UMF Photos - Awesome

SiriusXM Music Lounge 2015 Pics - SoBe Kick Off MMW - UMF


Ellie Goulding - Amazing Close To Sunfest

Ellie Goulding Sunfest 2014

Sunfest Fireworks Display

Daughtry Lights Up Sunfest

Daughtry Sunfest 2014

The Richmond - Miami Beach's Friendliest Hotel *** Directly on the Ocean in South Beach!

DIRECTLY ON THE OCEAN IN SOUTH BEACH The Richmond is a small Superior First Class Hotel located in the heart of Miami Beach's Art Deco District. It is directly on the Ocean in exciting South Beach with excellent facilities and service. It is the last of Miami Beach's family owned hotels to be operated by its original family. The hotel has been completely restored and is a very unique and special place to spend your visit in Miami Beach. We are just a short 20 minute drive from Miami International Airport (and just 35 minutes from Fort Lauderdale International Airport). Express Bus Service is available every half hour from the Airport via the “Airport Flyer” to our hotel at a cost of $2.35. Taxi service is also available at a flat rate of $32.00 We are situated on the palm tree-lined streets of South Beach with the Miami Beach Convention Center, the Jackie Gleason Fillmore Theatre, Ocean Drive and Lincoln Road restaurants and world class shopping, all within easy walking distance.

Richmond Hotel, South Beach, 1757 Collins Avenue, Directly on the Ocean, MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA, 33139, USA
Richmond Hotel Web Site, Phone 305.538.2331 1.855.MBRESORT (1.855.627.3767)

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