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Neighborhood Archives

The Fontainebleau’s Candy Factory; A Park for Brickell Key

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Check Out the Brand New Apple Store at Brickell City Centre

It's the first Apple Store in South Florida to use Apple's latest store aesthetic.

Susanne Bartsch's Bareback Follies Does a Spectacular Monthly Engagement at El Tucàn

Nightlife legend Susanne Bartsch has a monthly super gay cabaret extravaganza at Brickell's El Tucàn called Susanne Bartsch Presents the Bareback Follies, and having already come in December and January, it's back for its February incarnation on the 28th. Last month's show was an absolute ball (I got on the stage twice!), but each month is a little different.

Icon Brickell's Sky Forest Chopped Down for Emergency Pool Deck Overhaul

The continuing saga of Icon Brickell's huge leaky pools and structurally questionable amenity deck, both of which are now having an emergency gut job to make just as huge repairs, is getting kind of morbid. Up until just recently, dozens and dozens of flourishing shade trees originally flanked the two pools and a very oversized hot tub, creating a park-sized forest about fifteen stories in the sky.

Related's SLS Lux Tops Off in Brickell. Bam

SLS Lux, one of the many collaborations between the Related Group and SBE, has just topped off. All fifty seven stories of it. Bam. It follows its two sister towers to the west (and twins) Brickell Heights 1 and 2. Bam bam.

In Miami, Grand Opening Blow Outs Are Getting Bigger and Bigger

Over the past week or so I've had the fun of attending two particularly big grand openings for two big development projects in Brickell: Brickell City Centre and SLS Brickell. They were thrown by two of Miami's biggest developers, Related and Swire, eager to show off their fanciest. flashiest. latest, and largest new projects.

Brickell City Centre is Getting One Hell of a Saks Fifth Avenue

The mall at Brickell City Centre is opening to the public tomorrow (with a big la de da party tonight that I'm really looking...

Inside the Mall at Brickell City Centre, Which Opens Thursday

Brickell City Centre is finally throwing open the doors to its mall Thursday morning with a ribbon cutting at 9:45 AM. Although the hotel,...

Update on Architectonica's Babylon Apartments

Wondering what's happening at the Babylon... arguably Arquitectonica's first building and an iconic piece of Miamiania? When Miami’s historic preservation board considered the Babylon for...