Norman Van Aken’s Miami return is the brilliant Three in Wynwood

Three at Wynwood Arcade is Chef Norman Van Aken’s brilliant restaurant in the hipster neighborhood. No, it’s not in an arcade, that’s just the wacky name for this area/complex of Wynwood.

The interior is elegantly done, with a minimalist look but what was really impressive was the open kitchen. It’s visible from anywhere in the restaurant. I loved watching the chefs work in… Continue reading

Free and cheap fun this weekend

Channel your inner artist, get to a brewery for Easter fun or the opening of Marlins season, get in cheap to the Fair and watch Sheila E beat the drums.

Classic Italian Film Series at The Wolfsonian-FIU. (Facebook)

Events at The Wolfsonian-FIU

Aside from being in a very cool historic building on South Beach, you can spend Friday night doing one of two… Continue reading

Free and Cheap this weekend

Miami’s not a cheap place to live so why not save your hard earned cash by attending a few free cheap events this weekend.

Partygoers at last year’s Block Party. (Facebook)

St. Patrick’s Day Wynwood Block Party

RSVP right now for a free beer and a shot to this free party at the Mana Wynwood Convention Center on March 17. Jameson Irish Whiskey’s… Continue reading

Wynwood’s Cafeina does their third birthday up right

I hadn’t been to Cafeina Wynwood Lounge  in a few years and had just been that one time at that but do recall that it had a very cool vibe. I definitely wanted to visit again so when I was invited to attend their Third Anniversary party I jumped at the chance.

With my BFF in tow, we headed to the spot… Continue reading

Suds straight out of the Sunshine State

Hometown hops


Top places to sample new local brews

Mass-produced commercial beers are great for three reasons: Super Bowl ads, guzzling through a funnel, and not remembering whatever comes after.

When you want to savor, top new suds from local brewers await in cool spots from Wynwood to SoBe.

Wynwood Brewing Company Until the new Wynwood home site opens for… Continue reading