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 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 […]

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What’s Hot South Florida: 9/4 – 9/10

On Friday, I went by Alibi and by Humpy’s before I made my way to Rumorswhere Pepper Mashaywas livein a free concert, to the delight of the crowd. On Saturday night there were many events: Infinity Lounge celebrated their 2nd anniversary; Discotekka presentedtheir 7th annual Black Wear Party which featured the soundsof DJ’s Sushi, Pride, […]

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What’s Hot South Florida: 8/28 – 8/31

  A week ago Wednesday started Completely Incorrect, a spiritual and Philosophical conversations about life’s perspectives and such at I Love Yoga, hosted by Sean David. This event happens every Wednesday and there is no admission, but the success does rely on your donations. Also on Wednesday, Gregarious presented Dezhon performing live from 7:30-9:30 with […]

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What’s Hot South Florida 8/19 – 8/23

Last Monday, was the much anticipated return of Miss Florida F.I., the Social Event of the Season, at the beautiful Deauville Beach Resort in Miami Beach. The theater sold out with the who’s who of the Miami scene in addition to dignitary’s from all over Florida and beyond. All I kept hearing was how fabulous […]


What’s Hot South Florida 8/14 – 816

On Monday the Boardwalk hosted a benefit to send Daisy Deadpetals to Miss Florida F.I. and lots of entertainers came out to support their sister. On Wednesday, The Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Festival presented the next movie in their GLOW series entitled My Straight Son at Gateway Theatre. On Friday I went around […]