Around Town Social

Around Town Social

Gloria Estefan is about to get the honor of her life

BY HOWARD COHEN for The Miami Herald    hcohen@miamiherald.com AUGUST 03, 2017 11:00 AM Miami is set to represent at Washington’s glittering 40th annual Kennedy Center Honors in December when singer-songwriter Gloria Estefan becomes the latest hometown icon to receive the prestigious award and the first Cuban-American to earn the distinction. Estefan’s Kennedy Center Honors recognition, for lifetime contributions to American culture...

Miami Book Fair will be holding its 34th Fair on November 12-19, 2017

The books are coming. And the readers and writers will follow, as they do by the hundreds of thousands every year for the Miami Book Fair International, an eight-day literary party in November. The Fair, will open Sunday November 13 with the popular Evenings With… series, featuring six nights of readings and discussions with noted authors from the United States and around...

Argentina Takes Top Prizes; US Docs, Spain, Venezuela Make Strong Showings At 35th MDC’s Miami Film Festival Awards

Miami, FL —Miami Dade College’s Miami Film Festival unveiled award winners this past weekend in all competition categories for its recently concluded 35th edition, which ran March 9 – 18th, and films from Argentina dominated the top prizes.  The Festival’s Grand Jury Prize for Best Film in its signature $40,000 Knight Competition, sponsored by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, went...

Icebox Cafe, CityPlace Doral, features both artistic surroundings and delicious culinary art. Review by Ray Raposo

While Icebox Cafe has been around since 1998 with the flagship property on South Beach, it’s latest restaurant is located in the fabulous new and happening CityPlace Doral. CityPlace is a high-end design center featuring shopping, dining and living spaces. It’s located at 8300 N.W. 36th Street in Doral, just west of the Palmetto expressway. Icebox Cafe offers visitors a modern American menu...

HAPPY HOUR FOR A CAUSE – Urban Promise Fundraiser

Happy Hour For a Cause Urban Promise Fundraiser DATE AND TIME: Wed, October 18, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT Add to Calendar LOCATION: BizNest 2000 Ponce De Leon Blvd. - 5th Floor. Coral Gables, Fl 33134 ABOUT URBAN PROMISE: Urban Promise Miami was founded in 2010 by best friends Ana Ojeda and Kristy Nunez. It is based on the successful model pioneered in Camden New Jersey. We are passionate about...