The so called Japanese courtyard at the Sanctuary SoBe. At the far end of it, there was an elevator with a malfunctioning door. It was apparently sentenced to death by opening and closing. Because it did so when I arrived and it still did so when I checked out. The concept sounded foolproof. It wasn’t. [...]
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Q: What is it? A: A classic place for paella located just near the birthplace of the paella. Fundado en 1898 Let’s make one thing clear right from the start: You don’t visit La Pepica for the food only. You visit it for the historic vibe and the chaos that can only exist in a [...]
Q: What is it? A: Possibly the most successful collaboration between Ian Schrager and Philippe Starck. The big names flocked here in 1995 and they still do, if only to f_ck Matt Damon*. It’s certainly not new. No, it’s not new. No, it’s not the hottest spot in South Beach anymore. But it has been [...]
Q: What is it? A: A rather relaxed place to stay on Ocean Drive. I’ve been a guest here numerous times, most notably on New Year’s Eve 1999, a party themed as an after-ski event. Where did the room go? The first time I stayed at this hotel, I slept in a room called ”Jesus [...]
Q: What is it? A: A rather tall, very stylish, tasteful and… elegant lady on Miami’s Ocean Drive. This is the Diva of Ocean Drive. If you look ‘art déco’ up on Google, it won’t take you long before you’ll find Lawrence Murray Dixon. He’s the architect behind many of the classic art déco buildings [...]