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Key West Lobsterfest 2017

Calling all lobster lovers! Florida lobsters take the spotlight during Key West Lobsterfest 2017, Thursday through Sunday, August 10th-13th.  Key West Lobsterfest kicks off the Florida Keys lobster season with a host of event...
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Oakland Park Culinary Arts Showcase with Cucina Caruso May 4th

Oakland Park Culinary Arts Showcase with Cucina Caruso May 4th

In partnership with the Oakland Park Community Redevelopment Agency, South Florida Food and Wine is hosting its final Culinary Arts Showcase for the season on Thursday, May 4th at Jaco Pastorius Park. The Culinary Arts Showcase...
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Oakland Park Culinary Arts Showcase 2017

3rd Annual Oakland Park Culinary Arts Showcase Returns for the 2017 Season

In partnership with the Oakland Park Community Redevelopment Agency, South Florida Food and Wine is bringing back the popular Oakland Park Culinary Arts Showcase for its third season launching on Thursday, January 5th at Jaco P...
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2016 Oakland Park Holiday Village December 9-11, 2016 at Jaco Pastorius Park

2016 Oakland Park Holiday Village December 9-11, 2016 at Jaco Pastorius Park

The 2016 Oakland Park Holiday Village will take place December 9-11, 2016. The weekend’s events begin on Friday night from 6-10pm at Music on Main Street/Rockin’ with Santa at Oakland Park City Hall, and just a short wa...
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South Florida Pumpkin Patches from Palm Beach to Key West

Pumpkin Patches in South Florida from Palm Beach to Key West 2016

It’s that time again to be on the lookout for pumpkins, and they’re on the way. Fall weekend mornings were made for pumpkin picking and hayrides so check out the South Florida pumpkin patches (or church parking lot, wh...
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Celebrate Literacy: Volunteers Needed for Broward Reads for the Record

Celebrate literacy by participating in the largest shared reading experience! Jumpstart’s Read for the Record® campaign mobilizes millions of children and adults to celebrate literacy by participating in the largest shared...
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Hurricane Preparedness

The first serious pending tropical depression/tropical storm of the season is upon us in South Florida. What is noteworthy is that it has come about on 24th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew. Those of us that lived through Andrew...
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Jet Set Celebrations with Edgewater Beach Hotel Naples and Aura Jets

Edgewater Beach Hotel Naples in partnership with Aura Jets have created an exclusive and unprecedented private party experience for up to eight guests. This grand offer is luxury focused; ideal for intimate weddings, anniversa...
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Shaken – South Florida’s Ultimate Mixology Contest Begins On Tuesday September 13th

Myschyf, [a hemp liqueur] founders Garett Hagen and Drew Shprintz are veterans of the bartending scene in South Florida and have always wanted to produce a unique cocktail competition that rewards personality, talent, and skill...
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Where to watch 4th of July Fireworks from Key West to Palm Beach 2016

We’ve put together our ‘bang’ up list again this year to help you decide where to celebrate and watch fireworks from Palm Beach to Key West this 4th of July. Have fun, party safe and Happy 4th of July! Where to watch 4th ...
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Edgewater Beach Hotel Naples Fire Pit. Photo Credit: Edgewater Beach Hotel Naples

Florida Weekend Getaway to Edgewater Beach Hotel Naples

The Edgewater Beach Hotel in Naples is a boutique all-suite hotel situated on seven miles of the glorious white-sand beach, the southwest of Florida is known for. Edgewater Beach Hotel is a quiet resort-style property that i...
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Florida Weekend Getaway to Marco Island Marriott

Under construction and renovation the Marco Island Marriott is converting to a JW Marriott with all the work scheduled to be done by January 2017. Still open for business, the sprawling beachfront resort offers much to do in th...
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Florida Weekend Getaway to Delray Sands Resort

The oceanfront Delray Sands Resort in Highland Beach is nestled between Delray Beach and Boca Raton on the east coast of Florida. The Delray Sands Resort is all about a relaxed coastal atmosphere, ideal for romantic weekend g...
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South Florida Food and Wine Library: Cookbooks We’re Reading, Recipes We’re Making, Food We’re Eating

Being equal opportunity eaters and drinkers here at South Florida Food and Wine, we obtain our inspiration and desires from so many different sources, least of which is old school, the book. We have amassed a cookbook/entertain...
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MOTHER’S DAY GETAWAY: The Edgewater Beach Hotel Naples introduces the three-night MOMcation

The Edgewater Beach Hotel in Naples introduces the three-night MOMcation. Although intended to celebrate the lady of the house in honor of Mother’s Day 2016, the new package is a gift even the kids will enjoy and is offe...
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Season 13 of Check Please! South Florida Begins Monday, February 15th

A brand new season of Check, Please! South Florida will begin on Monday, February 15, 2016 on WPBT South Florida PBS.  Now in its 13th season, 30 local food enthusiasts will join host Michelle Bernstein on ten new episodes to...
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Valentine’s Day, Be Mine at the Beach at Edgewater Beach Hotel

Celebrate love on the beach at the Edgewater Beach Hotel with the Valentine package that includes: two nights in a one-bedroom Gulf-view suite; welcome amenity including roses, chocolates and a bottle of Veuve Clicquot champag...
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Talent Show Auditions at Sublime Restaurant & Bar Fort Lauderdale

Sublime restaurant and bar in Fort Lauderdale is hosting its inaugural Talent Show on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 5:30pm at Sublime Restaurant and Bar 1431 North Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale. Auditions for the Sublime Talen...
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Things to do on Valentine’s Day other than gifting flowers, candy and dinner in South Florida

“Do one thing every day that scares you” -Eleanor Roosevelt. I’m not sure the former first lady meant jumping out of airplanes and attempting to scale Mount Everest without careful thought, and preparation but...
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Wine & Opera at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District presents its “Amore with Norma” promotion, available Thursday, February 11th, and Saturday, February 13th. Through the promotion, participants ...
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Where To See Holiday Lights, Holiday Shows and Boat Parades in Florida 2015

Holiday sights and lights are beginning to shine brightly all over South Florida. Some lights have already been lit while others hit the switch this week. Below is a compilation of some of South Florida’s favorite o...
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Marathon’s Fifth Annual Stone Crab Eating Contest on October 17th

Seafood fans can celebrate the start of stone crab season in the Florida Keys with the fifth annual Stone Crab Eating Contest at noon on Saturday, October 17th. The annual event will take place at Keys Fisheries Market and Mari...
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Museum Day Live! Free Museum Admission on Saturday, September 26th, 2015

Museum Day Live! is Saturday, September 26th, 2015. In the spirit of Smithsonian Museums, which offers free admission everyday, Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums a...
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South Florida Supper Clubs, Collaborative Kitchens, Underground Dining, and Guest Chef Kitchen Takeovers

There was a time when it was unheard of to have competing chefs and restaurants collaborate on a dinner, let alone have a “visiting chef” takeover another’s kitchen. As with everything, situations evolve, and ...
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The spa at Metropolitan by COMO Miami Beach Introduces its 2015 Miami Spa Month Menu

Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach, invites enthusiasts and aficionados of holistic health to experience COMO’s award-winning wellness and spa concept for the months of July and August, at the hotel’s COMO Shambhala Urban Es...
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Where to go for Easter Brunch in South Florida 2015

Easter is on Sunday April 5th,  and we’ve assembled a nice round-up Easter Sunday Brunches being offered from Palm Beach to Coral Gables. Some restaurants are close to being sold out already and others still have plenty ...
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Weekend Getaway to Edgewater Beach Hotel Naples

The Edgewater Beach Hotel, the only all-suite hotel on the beach in Naples, Florida, announces three new shopping packages available now through April 15, 2015. The Edgewater has partnered with Naples’ exclusive Fifth Av...
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South Florida Food and Wine Holiday Gift Guide

South Florida Food and Wine Holiday Gift Guide

The November/December issue of SouthFloridaLifestyleGuide.com is a bit different from our normal editorial magazine; for this holiday issue we’re focusing on all things holiday gift giving and gift ideas. So whether its e...
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White Truffle Dinners in South Florida

October marks the peaks of truffle season, when Alba, Italy proudly captivates the gastronomic world with its fresh crop of the rare and highly coveted White Truffle Mushrooms, also known as the “Diamonds of the Kitchen”. T...
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South Florida Food and Wine Chefs Panel Event

South Florida Food and Wine Chef’s Panel at the Delray Beach Wine and Seafood Festival

While chef panel discussions are nothing new, I’ve had this idea simmering for some time, going back five years to our very popular Chef in the Spotlight series; I’ve always wanted to do a live collaborative interv...
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