Hot Couture: Downtown Miami’s Burdines Building

December 19th, 2013

Flagler Street at night. Postmarked July 20,1956. Photo Courtesy: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory Famous for being the source for year-round “Sunshine Fashions,” Burdines department store was founded in 1896 in Bartow, Florida by William Burdine and partner Henry Payne Read More...

Fins, Futurism, & Fun: Miami Seaquarium

December 12th, 2013

While the rest of the country bundles up this winter, South Florida visitors and locals can spend a simmering day at the Miami Seaquarium. Approaching its 60th anniversary, the Seaquarium opened its doors on September 24th, 1955. The $2 million project, which took 14 months of construction to create the 38-acre marine-life attraction, was the dream of wealthy Ohio industrialist Fred D Read More...

When Art Imitates Life: The Pérez Art Museum Miami

December 5th, 2013

Why get caught up with the art fairs on Miami Beach when you can satisfy your art and food cravings at the new Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) in Museum Park at Biscayne Bay. December 4th marked the official grand opening of the long-awaited $220 million project designed by Pritzker Prize-winning Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron Read More...