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Kevens To Perform At Miami Reggae Festival

Miami Reggae Festival 2014will be held at Sun Life Stadium on Saturday November 22nd

from 2pm to Midnight. At the festival we will be fusing Music, Food, Art, and Yoga from around the world, whilst joining the movement to end extreme poverty by year 2030. The festival is a socially conscious, family friendly, fun filled gathering to raise awareness and share a positive message that hopefully takes you to new heights. We invite you to join us and be a part of the how and why!

Miami Reggae Festival has grown to be the premiere international multicultural music and arts festival in South Florida. Through the Festival, we live not by looking at each other, but by looking together towards the same direction. In its fifth-year, the time is now to catapult the mission of Rockers Movementto center stage and grow both visibility and philanthropically.

Miami Reggae Festivalpromotes the importance of cultural diversity. It fuses yoga, food, arts, and entertainment from around the world in an effort to bring an end to global poverty. Families will enjoy live performances of artists from various parts of the world who are reflective of the South Florida landscape. An artisan village, a food village, yoga demonstrations, and social consciousness workshops are just a few of the highlights.

In addition to this, there will be an Ecology Experience geared towards children that offers interactive and educational games to teach them about recycling, reusing and reducing. The festival will also feature live art, and a networking platform for non-profit organizations and green enthusiasts.

Boca Raton Wine & Food Festival - 5th Annual

Plan on a spectacular weekend in Boca Raton at an amazing Culinary Affair on November 14, 15 and 16, 2014.

On Friday night join us for an exclusive VIP Dinner Under The Stars. It’s about atmosphere. It’s about food. It’s about wine. And now, these South Florida Chefs are bringing their culinary talents to your table. Friday evening will include a four-course dinner prepared to please your palate as you are introduced toperfectly paired wines by the Festival Sommelier. Guests will choose the region of their choice for the evening; American and Italian. After your culinary experience, you’ll make your way through The Vineyard, IKEA KItchen Alley, Sensory Garden, Organic Village, Spirits and Craft Beer Villages, Farmers Market, BBQ Village, and Retail Business Bazaar for shopping. Then, you'll head to the Main Entertainment Stage and IKEA Lounge for Dancing.

Visit for all the delectable details and tickets.

NEW this year is the Retail Wine Store to purchase your favorite wines! Sponsored by:

Wine Store

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! located at 350 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach, FL 33139. Phone: (305) 673-0401
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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:

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.

Arenal, Costa Rica Review - Pura Vida

DownBeats has created the ultimate sound filter

for use at concerts, events and anywhere noise can be of volume - yet you can still have conversation. They claim (and our experience) that sound is reduced to an overall 18 decibles while the highest quality sound experience still reaches your brain. They were kind enough to send a couple of pairs which we put to full use while at Palm Beaches annual music festival, Sunfest. Sunfest is a 5 day festival downtown Palm Beach, that has 3 stages featuring 50+ artists of different genres, with exceptional line-up. This years artists included Kid Rock, Ellie Goulding, Daughtry, Robin Thicke, Afrobeta, Goo Goo Dolls, Sublime, Bangles, Drop Kick Murphies - see what i mean about divercity. The point is, these sound filters worked exceptional and are very comfortable and discrete. They also come in a convienent carrying case and are completely reusable. Product details and ordering information can be found on thier web site -

Downtown Orlando Food & Wine Fest Pictures

Downtown Food & Wine Fest - Orlando Style

The Sixth Annual Downtown Food & Wine Fest has established itself as a signature event for Orlando. The Fest which was located in the heart of downtown Orlando at Lake Eola promised mouth-watering dishes paired with fantastic wine and live music. The Fest more than delivered with delicious samplings from 35 of Orlando’s premier restaurants, and wines from both domestic and international wineries. The Fest provided entertainment for all levels of patrons from The Ultimate Fest Experience ticket, to the Wine Tasters Club ticket to the VIP Bottle Service at The Liquid Lounge. "This signature event showcases the beauty, diversity, and vibrancy of our cultural scene in Orlando. The Downtown Food & Wine Fest highlights the best our community has to offer for entertainment and culinary distinction for all to enjoy," said Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer. Complete Review & Photo Gallery

EDC Orlando - 2014

This is the place where our spirits run free

a boundless playground filled with music, adventure, art, excitement and love. As the vivid colors of the afternoon give way to the night’s neon dreamscapes, our collective imaginations come alive as we all gather together as one. Journey with us through a world of super blooming beats and funkdafied freaks. This is the Electric Daisy Carnival. This is home.

Since 2011, Insomniac has transformed the historic Tinker Field into a whimsical environment complete with carnival rides, interactive art installations, and breathtaking stages of intense music. Get ready for two nights of magic, Headliners. The Carnival is back in town!

Taste of City Place - Pics from 2013

Craving Fashion - Palm Beach Gardens

Busch Gardens, Tampa

Busch Gardens® Tampa is the ultimate family adventure, offering 297 acres of fascinating attractions based on exotic explorations around the world. A unique blend of thrilling rides, one of the country's premier zoos with more than 12,000 animals, live shows, restaurants, shops and games, Busch Gardens Tampa provides unrivaled excitement for guests of every age.

NEW in 2014:

Falcon’s Fury™ and Pantopia™:

Busch Gardens® Tampa transport guests to an all-new reimagined land, Pantopia™, which boasts elaborately-jeweled theming and features thrilling rides and attractions, sensational new food and beverage options, exciting entertainment, shopping, a renovated indoor theater and more.
Located in the heart of Busch Gardens, the centerpiece of Pantopia™ will be Falcon’s Fury™, North America’s tallest freestanding drop tower. Anticipated to open in late Summer 2014, this one-of-a-kind ride stands at 335 feet and takes riders soaring straight down. Like its bird of prey namesake, at the ride’s highest point, riders will pivot 90 degrees in midair to a face-down dive position. An instant later they’ll plunge 60 mph straight down.

For more complete park inforamtion, specials and events - go to


SMOKE BBQ Showcases Two-Time American Royal Grand Champion Pitmaster, Bryan Tyrell Delray Beach, FL (September 15, 2014)—Smoke BBQ (, formerly known as Union, has just opened at 8 East Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach. The new concept will feature authentic Kansas City style, smokehouse BBQ -- low and slow smoked meats, including burnt ends.  They will also feature Carolina pulled pork, affordable entrée selections, a cool, casual ‘American backyard’ design, a large craft beer selection, exceptional Happy Hour promotions, and a Pitmaster whose BBQ credentials are world-renowned. SMOKE BBQ is owned by local restaurateurs, Stephen Chin and Scott Kennedy.

Executive Chef and Pitmaster Bryan Tyrell is formerly of the famed Oklahoma Joe's in Kansas City, Mo. (Anthony Bourdain named it “One of the 13 places to eat before you die”); and Bodean's BBQ in London. Tyrell is an original member of Kansas City’s Slaughterhouse Five, and is a member of the two-time American Royal Grand Champion team in the World Series of BBQ.
“Bryan Tyrell is not only the most experienced and successful competitive BBQ Pitmaster living in South Florida, but likely the entire state,” said Kennedy. “We’re thrilled he has brought his award-winning talents to Atlantic Avenue.”
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Taste Of Boynton - 2014

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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

Stuart Airshow Pictorial


Life In Color

Life In Color

Ultra Music Festival Takes Over Miami

Stuart Air Show Returns To Witham Field Oct 31 to Nov 2

The  Stuart Air Show has become the largest event on the Treasure Coast.

With the nation’s top aviation performers featured, this highly anticipated annual event provides fun for the whole family.The Stuart Air Show proudly supports the community.  Benefiting non-profit organizations include: The Road to Victory Military Museum, Martin County Community Foundation, Special Olympics, ARC of Martin County, Experimental Aircraft Association, Civil Air Patrol, Boy Scouts of America, and many other deserving community charities.


Pics From Moonfest 2013

An Outrageous Halloween Event On Clematis Returns For 2014. Tons of Live Music...

EAT, DRINK AND VOTE on your favorite grill recipe. SEEK celebrity autographs & COMPETE in the corn hole competition.

Join 25 Dolphins legends as they team up with South Florida’s best chefs to vie for your vote to win the People’s Choice Award.  Eat, drink &  vote on your favorite grill recipe for the People’s Choice Award. You can listen & watch as celebrity legends & chefs pitch, prod & promote their recipes to a panel of celebrity judges for the Critic’s Choice Championship. You can also learn grilling tips & tricks as experts teach techniques in the Grilling Expo & Exhibits.

Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders are around for signings & giveaways. Stop by  our charity exhibits and bid on auction items to “Feed the Needs of Kids in Crisis” Join the competition and gamesmanship in the Cornhole Stadium.  The TOP 16 cornhole scores team-up with Dolphins legends for a Grill-Off Cornhole Playoff & Championship! See the Opening Ceremonies, Award Ceremonies & listen to live music at the Cornhole Stadium main stage.   MC radio personalities Finsider’s Jesse Agler and “Footy” from Y-100 fame add the play-by-play and color commentary & theatrics. to win the People’s Choice Award.

Watch our 2 huge jumbotron video screens for event highlights, updates, Grill-Off scores & current football games action.
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Offerdahl's Gridiron Griller, Coming Nov 8th

Harbourside Place of Jupiter Signs Restaurant Lease with The Woods Jupiter: Sports and Dining Club

North Palm Beach, FL – (September 30, 2014) - Allied Capital & Development of South Florida is pleased to announce that Harbourside Place, the planned development destined to be Jupiter’s Downtown, will soon be home to The Woods Jupiter:  Sports and Dining Club, owned by Tiger Woods.

“I couldn’t be more excited to have Tiger’s new establishment operating within Harbourside Place,” said Nicholas Mastroianni II, president and CEO of Allied Capital & Development of South Florida. “As many know, this project is nearly a decade in the making, and it’s gratifying to see the final stages met with support from local, national and international organizations such as Mr. Woods’.”

Mastroianni continues, “The Woods Jupiter: Sports and Dining Club will be in a prime location at Harbourside Place, adjacent to the amphitheater and marina, with its own valet roundabout.”

While The Woods Jupiter planning is still in the works, its original concept encompasses 5,900 square feet with outdoor seating.

An opening date has not been set, but is anticipated for the first quarter of 2015.

“I’ve been watching Harbourside Place’s development since it broke ground more than two years ago, and know that it is the perfect location for my sports and dining club,” states Tiger Woods. “I look forward to enjoying my restaurant as much as I hope the public will.”

“I envision a place where people can meet friends, watch sports on TV and enjoy a great meal,” Woods added. “I wanted to build it locally where I live and where it could help support the community.”

Harbourside Place is situated on 10 acres of waterfront property in Jupiter, Florida. The development is destined to be the region’s most valued commerce and entertainment center, described by local officials as a destination that will give Jupiter a downtown area and sense of identity. Harbourside Place will feature the 4-Star Wyndham Grand Jupiter hotel alongside ground floor restaurant and retail, upper level Class A office space, a public and private marina and 15,000 square-foot amphitheater.

Harbourside Place is scheduled to open to the public October 15, 2014. A soft open and ribbon cutting ceremony on October 28 will be followed by a series of grand opening events for the public in December.

For more information on Harbourside Place, please visit

Craving Fashion - Friday, 9/26

You are cordially invited to the 2014 Craving Fashion Festival on Friday, September 26th from 6PM- 9 PM!

This festival of food, wine and fashion is the first ever at The Gardens Mall and will benefit The Palm Beach Gardens Police Foundation. Located in the Grand Court on the lower level outside of Macy’s, you will be able to sip, stroll, and shop looks by your favorite designers at The Gardens Mall, while enjoying unlimited food, beer, and wine samples from at least 20 local restaurants including Talay Thai, Table 26, and Jové.

General Admission tickets are $75 NOW BUY ONE GET ONE FREE and include admission to the Grand Court, with unlimited access to food, beer, and wine from area restaurants, while supplies last. General Admission guests will also receive a gift bag from The Gardens Mall retailers.

While the Grand Court will be hosting a variety of vendors to choose from, you have the option to access even more with the purchase of a VIP ticket.  Signature cocktails and tastings from the area’s top restaurants will be available in two exclusive VIP lounges located in the Bloomingdale’s and Saks Fifth Avenue lower level courts. VIP tickets are $100 and include admission to the Grand Court, as well as admission to both VIP lounges. VIP guests will also receive gift bags from Muses & Visionaries with gift cards from the restaurants, and early access to all areas of the event beginning at 5 PM. Valet parking will also be available to VIP guests at the Brio and P.F. Chang’s mall entrance.

This is a specially ticketed event, and we encourage you to purchase your tickets in advance. Tickets will not be sold at the event.

The event web site is for all pertinent information. Come on out, we'll see you there.

EPCOT Wine and Food Festival - September 19 - November 10, 2014

Sail away from the ordinary on a tour through international tastes and domestic delicacies. During the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, you can bask in a bevy of appetizing stops as you travel through a cornucopia of cultures and cuisines. With menus inspired by specific regions of the world, along with refreshments crafted by brewers and master wine makers, you can rest assured that there’s an offering for every kind of foodie. Experience a shift in your palate’s perspective—discover more than 25 unique marketplaces, and be on the lookout for corresponding asterisks (*) placed next to our suggested food and beverage pairings! Admission to Epcot is required. Food and beverage samples from individual marketplaces require a separate purchase. Alcohol will only be served to Guests 21 and older. Availability for some marketplace offerings may be limited. Marketplaces subject to closure at any time. All menu items are subject to change without notice.

Oktoberfest 2014 - Lantana, Florida - 41st Anniversary

Every year at the American German Club of the Palm Beaches, there is plenty of beer, food, entertainment for families and festival goers. And like always the event runs smooth and charged by its host Kurt Freiter and the volunteers of the club. It hosts its traditional Oktoberfest on the second and third weekend of October. Held on ten acres of ground, under our pavilion and massive tent,our "Original "Oktoberfest" is one of the largest in the country!

We offer authentic German cooking such as Bratwurst, Potato Salad, Leberkäse, Sauerkraut, Original Hofbräu Bier, imported from Munich/Germany or domestic beer, liqueurs, wine or non-alcoholic beverages, and for dessert some German pastry.

Enjoy traditional folk dancing, choral singing, and sing-along's with two Bands coming straight from Germany. Folk dancing performances will be featured, vendor & craft booths, Carnival for all ages and a kids’ zone.

Bring your family to the American German Club and experience a real German Oktoberfest! Plenty of free parking.

Oktoberfest 2014 - Good Times

Resorts World Bimini Fast Boat & Casino


Resorts World Bimini is a 750 acre luxury Caribbean beachfront resort and casino, located on North Bimini Island, Bahamas. Home to turquoise waters, miles of white sand beaches and intimate historic towns, Bimini boasts some of the world’s best diving and fishing destinations. The resort features lavish accommodations, a wide variety of exclusive amenities and direct access to Bimini's array of world-­‐renowned vacation activities. In June 2013, the elegant Resorts World Bimini Casino opened its doors – the closest casino to Florida offering a full-­‐scale, live action gaming experience.

The Resorts World Bimini experience starts in Miami aboard Bimini SuperFast, a 32,000 ton entertainment and casino cruise ship that sails round-­‐trip between Miami and Bimini Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. ENTIRE ANNOUNCEMENT

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)

NASCAR EcoBoost 400

Dierks Bentley Live at Homestead Miami Speedway

Vero Beach Air Show - 2014

Blue Angels Air Show

Ellie Goulding - Outstanding Close To Sunfest

Ellie Goulding Sunfest 2014

Sunfest 2014 Fireworks Display

Daughtry Lights Up Sunfest

Daughtry Sunfest 2014

Doobie Brothers and Goo Goo Dolls - Sunfest

Doobie Brothers, Goo Goo Dolls

Robin Thicke Wooos Sunfest 2014

Robin Thicke Sunfest

Kid Rock Opens Sunfest With An Amazing Show for a Great Crowd

Kid Rock Sunfest 2014

Kid Rock Sunfest 2014

Sublime Lights Up The Tire Kingdom Stage

Sublime with Rome Sunfest 2014

Sunfest - 2014, The Crowd, The Food, The View

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