The ever-mirroring "life-imitates-art-imitates-life" cycle is the engine that powers Miami, a city where lines between fantasy and reality are intentionally blurred. Is she or isn't she Photoshopped? For that matter, is she a she? Is the hoodie-wearing youth next to her an up-and-coming modern artist, or a con artist?
It is easy to see why The James Royal Palm Miami has been recognized with awards and accolades from top travel publications such as Condé Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure since its opening one year ago. A beautiful setting on the beachfront, combined with The James' dedication to details and customer service ensures that every guest has a memorable stay.
While most people may only recognize actor Billy Zane for his efforts in film, he is now solidifying his role as a talented painter. Zane, who began painting in 1997, was surrounded by some of the city’s most elite onlookers at this year’s Art Basel in Miami. He unveiled his newest collection entitled Nowness with much anticipation. Done in collaboration with Lionheart Capital, PPMG and the Rosenbaum Gallery, the invite-only reception was held on the sweeping terrace of the iconic Hotel Victor.
One of the most appreciated things about Art Basel this year, was the incorporation of art and music, which could be found at various venues around the city. One notable star-studded musical performance in particular took place at the Related Group's Pop-Up Piano Miami (PUPM) event, a three-day concert series.
Art Basel has officially kicked-off in Miami Beach, drawing in swarms of the most creative, eclectic and chicest patrons to its epicenter of paradise to adore and envy great works of art, live performances and more. This year, Art Basel entails more than 250 galleries making up the eight sectors, leaving plenty to see from December 5-8.
The PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens is famed among golf aficionados for the chance to tee off on the same hallowed greens as the pros. Since 2007 the incredible 2,340 acre property has played host to the Honda Classic, a key event on the PGA Tour. It was also the site of the 1983 Ryder Cup, the 1987 PGA Championship, and the Senior PGA Championship from 1982 to 2000.
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