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Super Producer Timbaland Moves to Coral Gables
Missy Elliott, Justin Timberlake and Jay Z superproducer / collaborator Timbaland just bought an $8 million house in Coral Gables near Gables Estates. Super modern and enormous, he’s presumably putting a recording studio in the annex to create music when not teaching his Masterclass On Producing & Beatmaking. Timba used to live at Epic Miami, where we’d see him all the time eating at LaMuse Restaurant at Avant Gallery, before moving to nearby Aria condominium.
Cipriani’s New Socialista Miami Opened Tuesday Night With a Ton of Celebrities
Last night at the brand new glamorous 50’s Cuban-inspired Socialista Miami at Cipriani Brickell, you missed Bad Bunny, Travis Scott, models Bella Hadid, Joan Smalls, Nina Dobrev, Luka Sabbat, Vita Sidorkina, Madison Headrick, Jonathan Cheban, and Kourtney Kardashian – all because you weren’t invited. MiMi was invited but we didn’t go. This is the entire story. See their ‘Gram.
Miami River House Made Famous on Netflix Could Be Yours
If you’re addicted to The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes on Netflix, and seen the Miami episode, you’ve seen Brillhart House. Tucked away in its own 19,000sf patch of jungle sorta near Seaspice, the cozy little 2/2 is Florida meets Bali with more than a touch of mid-century modern. Now it’s for sale, along with its history of design awards.
Photoshopper Gets TV Show From Photobombing Kendall Jenner
Kirby Jenner, the long lost “fraternal twin” who keeps expertly / magically embedding himself into Kendall Jenner’s photos, is now getting his own TV show with her. Instagram dreams are real, and he has, quite simply, the best Instagram in the game.
Take an Intimate Tour of a Megayacht Parked Downtown
If you’ve been to Island Gardens recently, you’ve noticed Here Comes The Sun, the monstrous 272′ Amels superyacht parked right behind the DJ booth. Owned by a Russian who’s apparently done with her, she’s for sale for $175 million – used! But what does Here Comes The Sun look like inside? Take a virtual tour (pro tip: don’t use mobile, use desktop) of almost every square inch, including the engine room, swimming pool, owners deck, and everything in-between, or just consume the sizzle reel.
Nexxt Cafe on Lincoln Road Closes Unexpectedly
Nothing beats the open-minded freedom of strolling pedestrian-only thoroughfares, like Lincoln Road, Ocean Drive during Art Deco Weekend, or Giralda Avenue in Coral Gables. When a restaurant catches your eye, you stop to eat and drink. For the past 20 years, Nexxt Cafe made millions of people happy with their enormous al fresco dining and people watching perch. Sunday night, they suddenly closed their doors forever, just a month after SUSHISAMBA announced their December 17th closing. Read Nexxt Cafe’s goodbye note.
Brickell City Center Burger King Becoming Gargantuan Skyscraper
The Federal Aviation Administration has approved an almost 1000′ tall skyscraper condominium / hotel to be built on the skanky Burger King site, in-between Mary Brickell Village and Brickell City Center. Why is this approval necessary? Because the building is so big, the FAA wants to make sure that planes arriving to or leaving Miami International Airport won’t hit the building.
There are Madonna Tickets Left For All 7 Shows
Madonna is coming to The Fillmore Miami Beach At The Jackie Gleason Theater for 7 shows spread between December 14th – December 21st, and plenty of tickets are still available. Capacity at the awesome / intimate theater is only 2,200, making for less than 16,000 tickets available overall. I’m not lip synching, you’re lip synching!
The Most Expensive Home in Florida History Just Sold
La Reverie, a 70,000 sq ft home on a 6-acre compound with 350′ of private oceanfront and 233′ of intracoastal waterway frontage, has sold in Palm Beach. Check out the satellite view of how the house continues across the street to guest house and dock on the intracoastal. Who bought it? A guy who founded a hedge fund, of course.