It’s an unabashedly American tradition alive and well for over 50 years: Although more popularly attributed to the free-wheeling rock and roll generation, jazz has generally been the focus for the majority of music festivals for as long as the phenomenon has been fashionable. Offering a hopeful undercurrent to this already impressive heritage comes the 2nd Annual South Beach Jazz Festival, a creatively curated extravaganza with a focus on musicians (and their fans) who suffer from disabilities. Founded by David New, a Philanthropist, Entrepreneur & Current Chairman of the Miami Beach Disability Access Committee, this festival’s inclusive outreach and star-studded lineup (including Tal Cohen and genre star Branford Marsalis), make for a harmonious and humanitarian tone to the beginning of the new year; Jan. 5-7, SouthBeachJazzFest.com.
Bringing new meaning to “must-have,” the pandemic has ushered in a new trend — blinged out face masks, cloth coverings, PPE, shields, neck gaiters, bandanas — whatever you decided to wear, these unexpected fashion accessories can literally save lives.
Brickell City Centre has become a destination in its own regard. Swire Properties has developed a place where the community wants to be, hang out, and enjoy their time with loved ones while shopping at some of the world’s top retailers in a vibrant destination in the heart of Downtown Miami that’s second to none.