What’s HOT! South Florida

Finally, everything you need to know in South Florida to plan your week is wrapped up in a nice neat package. Art, entertainment and cultural events are all covered starting with a wrap up of the previous week and a summary of the hottest events around town. Watch for the very popular “This Is Hot” section.

What's Hot South Florida

What’s Hot South Florida: 12/18 – 12/24

A Week ago Tuesday was the 7th annual Hotspots Holiday Celebration, a benefit for the Pride Center at Equality Park, took place today at beautiful W Fort Lauderdale and was the event of the season. According to Robert Boo of the Pride Center there were 487 attendees, making it the largest Holiday celebration yet. A […]

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What’s Hot South Florida: 12/11 – 12/17

A week ago Monday Twist presented Swan Song, the last party for White Party 2014 and it starred DJ Deanne and all the boys who did not have enough partying over the weekend. On Tuesday, was the bi-monthly Mack Lunch, this time being held at Thasos, which was sold out and the food was amazing. […]

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What’s Hot South Florida: 12/4 – 12/10

This weekend was filled with way to many events to talk about in one page, so I will let the pics do the talking. Thursday, December 4 The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce presents an information sharing and networking at the LGBT Visitor Center, 1130 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach 10–11:00am.   Whether you are […]

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What’s Hot South Florida: 11/26 – 12/3

Not that I am complaining, but a lot of the locations this weekend focused on  “skin.” Friday started with a trip to Swinging Richards where I saw lots of sexy men in all of their glory. Afterwards, I went by Rumors for the weekly Daisy Deadpetals Show with cast member Erika Norell and special guests. As usual, […]

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What’s Hot South Florida 11/20 – 11/26

I have been writing the What’s Hot South Florida column for over six years, and throughout that time, the first page, the preamble, has always been about fun things that happened over the last week. However, for the first time, this week I am dedicating this page to the tragic loss of community leader Mark […]


What’s Hot South Florida 11/13 – 11/19

A week ago Monday was the 9th Annual Taste of the Island at Richardson Historic Park and Preserve. Taste of the Island was an evening of food and libation featuring samples of the cuisine from more than 30 area restaurants and drinking establishments. On Friday, Sidelines Sports & Video Bar hosted a Casino Night for All […]

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What’s Hot South Florida 11/6 – 11/12

Once again Halloween was a resounding success both in South and Central Florida. Check out the pics below and the pics in “Out on the Scene” in our magazine for a sneak preview, but make sure to pick up next week’s edition for many picture pages filled with Halloween pics.  Thursday, November 6 The Pride Factory […]


What’s Hot South Florida 10/30 – 11/5

Last Tuesday, Rumors Bar is featured a surprise 80th birthday party for the one and only TonyDee, where many of his friends and colleagues came out to celebrate. Also on Tuesday, Hunters featured Diego’s Birthday party, and it was obvious from the turnout that Diego s very loved in this town! On Wednesday, Equality Florida […]

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What’s Hot South Florida 10/23 – 10/29

A week ago Monday the Boardwalk presented the 2nd annual Pink Bra Auction, which was a benefit for the Susan G. Komen south Florida chapter. Many bars/businesses participated and Bling-out pink bras. Between the bra auction and the silent auction, thousands were raised for this incredible charity.  On Thursday, The 6th annual Fort Lauderdale Gay […]

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What’s Hot South Florida: 10/16 – 10/22

Village Pub continued the celebration of their second anniversary on Monday with “Dungeons and Drag Queens…A Fairy Tale,” their 2nd annual employee turnabout. On Tuesday they featured Electra Living the Legends from stage to screen with Electra performing many of her iconic character impersonations. On Wednesday & Thursday they featured the wonderful talents of Amy […]

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What’s Hot South Florida: 10/9 – 10/15

A week ago Monday, the Boardwalk presented a Celebration of Life for my friend Auntie Mame. Both Boardwalk and Beefcakes were packed with friends and fellow entertainers who came out to pay respect to the legendary Auntie Mame….She will be missed! On Wednesday, Twist presented their annual Turnabout which is always a good time. On […]

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What’s Hot South Florida: 10/2 – 10/8

A week ago Monday, Rumors presented their 2nd annual Turnabout, which was a benefit for the MF Foundation. Once again it was a blast! On Tuesday was the Pride Centers monthly Founders circle event this time being held at the beautiful W Hotel on the beach. Also on Tuesday the LGBT Visitor Center presented the […]

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What’s Hot South Florida: 9/25 – 10/1

Yes it’s only September, but this past weekend was filled with events. On Friday the National Gay and Lesbian Task force had a preview for their Miami Recognition Dinner; Sparkle at Haven. Saturday was a marathon which started with the 3rd annual Julian’s Reverse Quince as a benefit for Sunserve. The next stop was the […]

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What’s Hot South Florida: 9/18 – 9/24

A week ago Tuesday was the Monthly Fort Lauderdale Mack Mixer which this month took place at Thasos Greek Taverna and was once again packed. For future Networker or Luncheon dates visit MackPlanet.com. On Friday night a group of community oriented citizens got together at the Ren for a Latin Event against Homophobia…KIDOS! Later that […]


What’s Hot South Florida: 9/11 – 9/17

Friday night SAVE presented their annual Young Guardians Luminaries of Equality honoring our community’s best and brightest young professionals at the Miami Beach Botanical Gardens. The event sponsored by AIDS Healthcare Foundation and many others honored 7 well deserved honorees. Later that night Wet Bar in South Miami celebrated the birthday of the Queen of […]