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 NOTES by Claudia Potamkin: The Miami Ties to Aspen’s Famed Music Festival

Whether South Floridians have headed west because we love skiing, because we want a break from our tropical scene or we simply want a dose of the famed "Rocky Mountain High, Aspen is teaming with Hurricanes, Gators and Seminoles. There are more activities than we could possibly squeeze in but if you like music -- and the best of it -- listen up: you need to know about JAS Aspen....

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 Raising the Bar

The bar is and will always be an event’s most popular spot. With that in mind I always like to raise the bar! Whether it be a shot luge or a taco & tequila pairing, enhancing the guests’ bar experience should always be a priority. Here are some of my favorite ways to elevate your bar and beverages...

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 Movie Review: ‘The Lion King’

Going into The Lion King remake, it’s easy to be both bounding with excitement and inwardly seeping with contempt. For those that grew up with the original, this is pure nostalgia, one of the greatest animated movies ever made...

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 Foodie Find: Via Emilia Garden

In Midtown Miami’s growing restaurant scene, Chef Wendy Cacciatori and wife Valentina Imbrenda have opened their second Miami restaurant, Via Emilia Garden. The sister to their South Beach venue Via Emilia 9, this modern dining room opens up to a garden and an authentic Italian market. Focusing on Northern Italian cuisine, it’s named for the merchant road in the region of Emilia-Romagna.

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 Celebrating America with Women’s Rights Activist Gloria Steinem

Celebrating America - as most of us did on July 4th - means appreciating her progress and on this year’s national birthday, I had the honor of meeting a woman who single-handedly advanced American feminism.

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More Features:

 Foodie Find: Tigertail + Mary
 Social Snapshot: The Honorable Jeri Beth Cohen
 Specialties from the Clay Oven at MASKA
 Social Snapshot: Ron Magill
 Danielle at Home
 Miami Philanthropists Featured in British Social Pages
 The Edit, Episode 15
 NOTES by Claudia Potamkin
 The Edit, Episode 14
 SocialMiami’s New Website Launch Party
 Notes: Michael Schwartz’ Pizza Secrets
 Foodie Find: Keto Menu at the Tuck Room
 Snack Out: The Glamourous Art of Serving Guests As they Exit
 Social Snapshot: David Martin
 Cristina Mas: Hy Vong in Love
 The Edit, Episode 13
 Silverspot Cinema VIP Opening
 Arsht Center to Host Presidential Hopefuls
 Foodie Find: The Tanuki Burger Cones at Tanuki
 Foodie Find: Villa Azur
 Five Questions for David Centner
 Super Bowl Host Committee Launches Environmental Initiative
 AMPARO Serves Up an Immersive Theater Experience
 Five Questions for Johann Zietsman
 The Edit, Episode 12
 Adrienne Bosh Hosts Peanut Dinner
 Haute Cuisine to be Held in Bal Harbour Village
 Five Questions for Randall Vitale
 The Edit, Episode 11
 Foodie Find: PM Buenos Aires Fish & Steak House
 Dance and Art Collide at the Opening Night of Flamenco Festival Miami
 Fare Play: The Food at Marlins Park is Miami
 Miami City Ballet’s Heatscape Artist’s Circle Reception
 Movie Review: Us
 The Edit, Episode 10
 We had Wine and Cheese with Martha Stewart
 Miami Dade College Live Arts Takes On Controversial Topics
 Sloane Spanierman Joins SocialMiami as Publisher
 Mateo Nava opening reception at Bay Parc
 The Edit, Episode 9
 Five Questions for Rodney Barreto
 The Edit, Episode 8
 Countdown to South Beach Wine & Food Festival
 Arsht Live @ Seaspice
 Manny Hernandez at Neiman Marcus with Candids Miami