“Salt Bae” opening his first US restaurant in Miami

Tuesday Sep 19th, 2017


Nusret Gökçe — aka the man behind the meme phenomenon better known as "Salt Bae” is setting his sights on Miami as the location of his first-ever U.S. restaurant. Gökçe is just weeks away from opening a branch of mini Turkish steakhouse chain, Nusr-et, in the former COYA Miami space this October at 999 Brickell Avenue. This will mark the eleventh location for Nusr-et, which has outposts in places like Turkey and... [read more]

Brightline: West Palm to Miami by year’s end

Tuesday Aug 8th, 2017


All Aboard Florida’s Brightline passenger train service will start carrying passengers between West Palm Beach and Miami by the end of the year, offering introductory fares and “buy-one-get-one free” offers to entice commuters to ride. Brightline had said the first leg of its service was expected to start service in late summer, with a grand opening ceremony expected to be held in the fall. But during a tour of the company’s sprawling MiamiCentral station on... [read more]

Mayor Regalado to push for a special commission vote on Virginia Key marina proposal

Monday Aug 7th, 2017


Miami voters may still get the chance to decide on a major redevelopment plan for two public marinas on Virginia Key. Over the weekend, Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado told the Miami Herald he intends to call for a special meeting of the city commission to place a referendum on the November ballot, asking voters to approve a proposal to significantly revamp the Rickenbacker marina near the Rusty Pelican restaurant, as well as the marina next to Miami Marine Stadium. City commissioners are... [read more]

Sawgrass Mills adds new stores, including H&M

Monday Jul 10th, 2017


Sawgrass Mills, the Sunrise shopping center owned by Simon Property Group, announced it is adding seven new stores, including H&M. New stores include the first South Florida outlets for Etro, Moncler, Breitling and Lulelemon. Etro has leased 2,000 square feet; Moncler, 4,000 square feet; Breitling, 900 square feet; and Lululemon, 4,000 square feet, all at the Colonnade Outlets. Etro, Moncler and Breitling just opened, and Lululemon will open in August, Sawgrass Mill said in a... [read more]

Is Lion Country Safari going to be sold?

Tuesday Jun 20th, 2017


Lion Country Safari, which has been operating in western Palm Beach County for half a century, could be sold to an animal conservationist, a spokeswoman for the park said Monday. The owners of the drive-through safari and amusement park are weighing details of the sale — a deal that could be finalized late next month, spokeswoman Jennifer Berthiaume said. “They are working through details,” Berthiaume said. “It is possible that it will be sold …We hope to... [read more]