Jillette Johnson Album Cover

Hotspots’ Exclusive Interview with Jillette Johnson

New York City-based Jillette Johnson started playing the piano and writing her own music at the age of 10. Now, at 25, she has released a full-length album and is on a nationwide tour. Her debut album, called Water in a Whale, earned her critical acclaim and had critics drawing comparisons to Adele and Fiona […]

Wicked Manors Freak Show

8th Annual Wicked Manors “Freak Show!”

Friday, October 31 Wicked Manors was first brought to Wilton Drive in 2007, and this year it’s expected to be bigger than ever before! An estimated 25,000 partygoers are expected to come to The Drive, decked out in their scariest and/or campiest Halloween costumes, ready to have an evening of fun! Wilton Drive is closed […]

Taste of the Island

The 9th Annual Taste of the Island

What better way to sample the best food and drinks South Florida has to offer than in one night, at one location, with all of your friends! The 9th Annual Taste of the Island event will bring together dozens of restaurants and bars to serve up their most popular fare on Monday, November 3, from […]

Halloween Events 2014

Scary and Fun Halloween Events Just for You!

Many people love Halloween: it’s a great time to dress up in scary costumes and wear ghoulish makeup, and perhaps most importantly, it’s a great time to play jokes on people and scare them half to death! If you’re in the mood to be scared, there are events in south and central Florida that will […]

LGBT History Month

LGBT History Month Profiles: Orlando Cruz & Billie Holiday

October is LGBT History Month. Each week throughout the month, Hotspots will be profiling two of the people named to Equality Forum’s LGBT History Month icon list, to showcase the great things LGBT people have done, and are doing. Orlando Cruz Orlando Cruz was born on July 1, 1981 in Yabucoa in southeastern Puerto Rico. […]