Restaurants Doa and Moreno’s Cuba Both Had Reopening Parties Last Night Within Blocks of Each Other in South Beach

There were two very different crowds at the reopenings of Doa and Moreno’s Cuba, two very different restaurants within blocks of each other on Collins Avenue in South Beach last night. Doa was “refreshed” with a “cozier” interior and outdoor terrace dining, while Moreno’s “reopened” at the Dorchester Hotel, after moving from a smaller location at the Riviera Hotel.

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Eleven on Lenox Opens Sales Center for $3 Million Townhouses in a Surprising Part of South Beach

On a large piece of undeveloped land on the 15th street block of Lenox Avenue in South Beach, the luxury townhouse development Eleven on Lenox has finally opened its sales center after actually launching sales more than a year ago. The word at the sales center launch party on Thursday, a fun affair with good food, was that out of the eleven units (thus the name) in the last year they had sold one.

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Inside the Bass Museum’s Big New Renovation

This Monday, the Bass Museum of Art reopened its galleries for a press preview, after a multi-year renovation and expansion, approximately doubling in size within the same physical footprint. This is along with a new website, new art acquisition initiative, and new name of sorts. Now, it’s just ‘The Bass.’

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That Kind of Controversial New Ross Has Opened on Lincoln Road

The much talked about new Ross Dress for Less has opened on Lincoln Road in South Beach in its dramatic but rather mall-like new building, and here it is. Some people think it’s just the latest symbol of the mall-ification of Lincoln Road, others a great place for inexpensive clothing in the middle of expensive Miami Beach, better than the abandoned frontage that had occupied that site (the long-gone Caribe Theatre) for years, or a cheap tourist magnet. Whatever you think, check out these photos of the new place. Yay or nay? Let us know in the comments.

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