Ball and Chain: Historic hotspot where locals meet and legends once played

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Miami is jam-packed with places to party, yet most are new to the Magic City and lack an authentic connection to its fascinating past. In Little Havana, where the neighborhood’s rich cultural fabric is threatened by incoming corporate build-outs, there’s a beacon of hope in the form of a spirited bar known as Ball and Chain.Read Post

Review: Le Zoo at Bal Harbour Shops

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A nostalgic brasserie called Le Zoo is turning heads at Bal Harbour Shops, where couture fashion houses touting avant-garde designs are usually the main attraction. The latest concept to come from restaurateur Stephen Starr opened in the former La Goulue space adjacent to longtime neighbor, Carpaccio, in late November. The location’s en plein air seating isRead Post