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....
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...
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...
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.
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.