The 10 Best Additions to South Florida in 2019

Miami, Florida is said to be the new NYC and LA combined where culture meets entertainment in a way like no other city in the world. We've put a list together for you on the top 10 newest additions in the Sunshine State this year that every resident can enjoy.


Christian Dior Fashion Show - Miami Beach, Florida

Miami Herald shares Kim and Kourtney Kardashian, David Beckham and models Kate Moss and Winnie Harlow were among the celebs at Dior's first runway show in the U.S.

Watch the full Dior Men's Pre-Fall Fashion show below:

2. ART

Art Basel - Miami Beach Florida

PC: New York Times

Lifestyle and E-commerces reporter for Forbes, Tanya Klich shared her Basel inside scoop from art galleries, private parties to island hopping--celebrities like Paris Hilton, A$AP Rocky and more came into town for the best annual art weekend to party in Miami and enjoy our best weather year round.

The Art Basel 2019 joke that went viral:

On the second to last day of the Art Basel Exhibit, the $120,000 created by Maurizio Cattelan and titled “Comedian" was taken off the wall and eaten by a New York City performance artist, David Datuna in town--you can watch it on his Instagram, here. Several photos and videos on social media shared that Mr. Datuna was removed from the premises although no charges were pressed against him by the gallery.


Guitar Hotel - Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The Hardrock Casino opened their new 1.5 billion dollar hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida late fall of 2019 with a structure of 450 feet.

The grand opening of the Hard Rock Hotel was on October 24th and invited celebrities like Khloe Kardashian, Johnny Depp and Sofia Richie.

The Guitar Hotel has a daily light show which you can enjoy at 6:30 and 8:30pm. Watch a preview of the opening night light show above.


Baker Park - Naples, Florida

The dream of this 15 acre public park begun over decades ago. An article by Naples Daily News shared, "once completed, the project is estimated to cost approximately $23 million, which includes the original land purchase, making it the most expensive public project in Naples history."

"The project began as Gordon River Park, but the name was changed to Baker Park after Jay and Patty Baker donated $2 million. Jay Baker retired as CEO of Kohl's department stores, and Patty Baker is an award-winning Broadway producer." - @naplesnews.

Baker Park's features include a:

  • Kayak launch

  • Outdoor fitness facility

  • Sunrise terrace

  • Grassy knoll

  • Main building

  • Bike paths

  • Performance stage

  • Playgrounds

  • Boat dock

  • Picnic areas

  • Pedestrian bridge over the Gordon River

Baker Park is located at 10 Riverside Circle in Naples across from the Naples Dog Park along Goodlette-Frank Road north of U.S. 41 East.


Restaurants - Papi Steak

The New York Post named Papi Steak one of Miami's best new restaurants of 2019. An additional Miami hot spot owned by Dave Grutman (Barron Collier High School Graduate) who partnered with David “Papi” Einhorn, Grutman to offer "a menu featuring both kosher and non-kosher items, like wagyu pastrami, Maine lobster, chicken schnitzel, latkes, and of course, the namesake Papi Steak (with its secret, dairy-free sauce). "

Drake, French Montana attended the Papi Steak grand opening alongside partners Dave and David--Jennifer Lopez celebrated her movie. premiere Hustlers at the restaurant. Watch Miami Influencer, Alexa Dellano's vlog on her grand opening experience at her best friend's big night.



Florida's #1 Medspa owner, Lisa Hochstein celebrates an evening of giving back at the Make a Wish Foundation Gala alongside E! Entertainment Television Founder Alan Mruvka and Instagram film producer Michael Bay.

"In its 24-year history, the Intercontinental Make-A-Wish Ball has raised nearly $26 million, enough to grant the heartfelt wishes of more than 5,200 children with critical illnesses. "

You can find more information their 2020 calendar of events here:


Nightclubs & Lounges

The 2020 Super Bowl LIV is going to be held at Hardrock Stadium in Miami Gardens on Sunday February 2, 2020. Guests can now party South Beach style at the Liv Lounge while watching the most broadcasted event of the year.

"David Grutman brings his expertise to Hard Rock Stadium, turning game day into the ultimate luxury party experience. LIV at Hard Rock Stadium merges the epic vibe of Miami’s top nightclub with the excitement of Game Day. Drink, dance, watch the game and revel in the opulence that signifies Miami." - Groot Hospitality


Aston Martin Residences

Did you know that British car dealer, Aston Martin is building the tallest building south of New York in Miami?

The Miami residences are the inaugural luxury real estate venture for the automotive icon, which is teaming up with Argentine developer G and G Business Developments to build a 66-floor, 818-foot tall condo tower on the north bank of the Miami River, a short distance from Biscayne Bay.


Yoga Labs

Michael Schaeffer opened his east coast yoga studio in Miami this year after creating a movement in hometown Naples, Florida. Yoga labs has instructors like @junglejohanna who is a Miami social media influencer that offers a fun, vibrant and fresh approach to yoga,


Trichological (scalp) services for hairless prevention

Celebrity colorist and certified Trichologist WST, Bridgette Hill has shifted her twenty plus year focus from the hair to the scalp. Bridgette creates custom hair loss preventative programs for her clients of all age groups and hair types. Schedule a consultation with Bridgette Hill at Paul Labrecque Salon in Palm Beach, Florida and in NYC by appointment.

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