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Brickell welcomes Los Angeles celebrity supper club this December

Courtesy of South Florida Business Journal

In early December, The Hollywood Group, a Los Angeles-based hospitality company, will be launching a new Delilah supper club in Miami’s Brickell Financial District. This outpost of the renowned Delilah brand will occupy a spacious 10,718-square-foot area at 801 Brickell Bay Drive.


A new addition to the Delilah supper club family is set to open, following the success of its counterparts in West Hollywood and Las Vegas. The California location, established in 2016, has become a popular spot for celebrities including Drake, John Mayer, Beyonce, Jay-Z, and Justin Bieber. Vanity Fair even described Delilah as a “sanctuary for the rich and famous” in a June article.

Design District’s latest opening: John Hardy

The Miami Design District continues to be a hub for cutting-edge and fashion-forward ideas. Adding to its allure, a temporary John Hardy pop-up has now arrived, showcasing the brand’s evolution in product design, brand identity, and marketing. Reed Krakoff, the creative chair of the brand, expressed his admiration for Miami’s vibrant design and art scene, noting the city’s passion for innovation and new concepts. The John Hardy brand is excited to introduce this unique concept to a market that appreciates the relaxed, effortless, and beach-inspired vibe that the brand embodies.

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Bezos buys in Indian Creek from Brazilian Seller

Courtesy of South Florida Business Journal

Adding to his collection of extravagant real estate acquisitions, billionaire Jeff Bezos has recently purchased a stunning waterfront estate in Indian Creek Village. This remarkable property, located at 12 Indian Creek Island Road, came with a staggering price tag of $79 million. This acquisition follows Bezos’ previous purchase of a neighboring property earlier in the summer, which cost him $68 million.

According to sources and confirmed by Bloomberg, Bezos, whose net worth exceeds $155 billion according to Forbes, successfully secured this nearly 2-acre estate. The luxurious mansion spans an impressive 19,000 square feet and features seven bedrooms. The transaction for this opulent property was finalized on Thursday. The seller of the estate, Indian Creek #1 LLC, was managed by New York-based attorney Laurence S. Markowitz on behalf of Brazilian electronics and toy entrepreneur Leo Kryss. The property was sold to the Cape Trust, with attorney Juan C. Enjamio acting as the trustee. Multiple media reports have linked Bezos to this trust, with Bloomberg being the first to report this news.

Feature Film: Killers of the Moon

This weekend, movie enthusiasts can finally witness the release of Martin Scorsese’s highly anticipated film, “Killers of the Flower Moon,” which promises a captivating cinematic experience. Clocking in at three-and-a-half hours, the film showcases the growing trend of immersive moviegoing. However, it is important to note that the runtime should not overshadow the thoughtfulness and artistry behind Scorsese’s creation.

Based on the bestselling nonfiction book by David Grann, the film delves into the harrowing events surrounding the murders of members of the Osage Nation, a Native American tribe in 1920s Oklahoma. The Osage people had experienced newfound wealth due to the discovery of oil on their land, making them targets of a ruthless conspiracy. Described by Manohla Dargis, The New York Times’s chief movie critic, as a “heartbreaking masterpiece,” the film sheds light on this tragic chapter of history.

Courtesy of New York Times

Delicious Mezcal Recipes to Savor

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Mezcal, the Mexican cousin of tequila, is gaining popularity on the global stage among spirits enthusiasts. While both tequila and mezcal are derived from agave plants, tequila is a specific type of mezcal made exclusively from the Weber blue agave plant. In contrast, mezcal encompasses a wide range of styles crafted from various agave plants, resulting in a diverse array of flavors when distilled. Renowned for its smoky character, mezcal is a versatile beverage with numerous talents. To showcase its versatility, we have curated a collection of diverse cocktail recipes below. Feel free to experiment and discover your preferred mezcal profile, then savor the experience to the fullest.

Featured Restaurant

Courtesy of Casadonna Restaurant

Casadonna

EDGEWATER

Experience a magical fusion of rich legacies at Casadonna, an extraordinary collaboration between Groot Hospitality and Tao Group Hospitality, now open in Miami’s vibrant Edgewater neighborhood. Nestled along the shimmering waters of Biscayne Bay, this one-of-a-kind restaurant is housed within a historic 1926 Mediterranean Revival building that was once home to the esteemed Miami Women’s Club. Renowned designer Ken Fulk has skillfully crafted the interiors, drawing inspiration from both Miami and Italian architecture to create a truly captivating space. Embracing the quintessential Miami lifestyle, Casadonna offers dock and dine options, allowing guests to reserve one of three slips for boats up to 120 feet in length.

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