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Politics Unusual: Love Wins! Marriage Equality is the Law of the Land

On Friday, June 26, we here at Hotspots and everyone across the nation witnessed history as the Supreme Court echoed the Founding Fathers who wrote our Declaration of Independence, who envisioned that all Americans would have the right to, among other things, the pursuit of happiness. In the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme […]

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RuPaul’s Drag Race: Ginger Minj

I had a chance to sit down with the lovely Ginger Minj about a week after the finale. I usually do not do predictions on who will win (except for last year when I knew from week 2 that it was Bianca all the way), but after like three or four weeks, I thought it […]

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Small Business Spotlight: Hair Solutions

If you are dealing with male pattern baldness and it is interfering with your quality of life, there are quite a few options you can pursue, but none promise the same great results as Hair Solutions, which will give you the thick and luxurious head of hair that you used to have. Lisa Nothardt and […]

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Summer Anthems of 2015

This is the third year I’ve written about the hottest anthems of the summer, and looking back, there were so many great songs I enjoyed not just then, but even now. I have a new list of songs that I’m sure will be a part of your summer…which one of these ten songs will you […]

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2015 Summer Reading List

Sometimes it can be difficult to read for pleasure when you’re faced with so many demands in your personal and professional lives. Be sure to take a book with you the next time you can fit the beach or the pool in to your schedule. Get some sun and catch up with some very engrossing […]

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Miami Lyric Opera Presents Rigoletto

The Miami Lyric Opera, under the artistic guidance of Raffaele Cardone, is presenting the third and final opera of the 2015 season, Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto. The opera company will debut this season’s production of Rigoletto on Saturday, July 11 at 8 p.m. at the Colony Theatre South Beach. They will play a matinee the next […]

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Hotspots Exclusive Interview with Jax from American Idol XIV

OK, OK, I am a reality TV junkie and have been for the better part of almost two decades. So you can imagine how much I “fan”-ed out when I got to interview the super talented Jax from American Idol just weeks before the summer tour hits Florida. The best part about Jax was that […]

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South Florida Symphony Presents “Russian Soul” and “Melodies of the Danube”

The South Florida Symphony, under the creative direction of Maestra Sebrina Maria Alfonso, will be closing out their 2015-16 Chamber Music Series with a concert performance called “Russian Soul.” You won’t have to wait until fall to participate in another South Florida Symphony activity, though; you can join the Maestra herself on a special eight-day […]

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South Florida Men’s Health and Wellness Conference

The South Florida Men’s Health and Wellness Conference, organized and presented by seven community partners and help from five different county representatives from the Florida Department of Health, will be presented across two days: July 18 and 19, 2015. The venue for the conference will be the Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Airport and Cruise Port Hotel […]

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Delta Rae and Neon Trees Perform in Florida

  The sextet Delta Rae wrote and performed a song urging millions of people to vote for equal marriage rights. The seven-person ensemble known as Neon Trees is very gay-friendly: look no further than open and proud frontman Tyler Glenn. Both of these bands are staunch supporters of equality and they’re coming to perform for […]

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Fireworks Shows Across Florida

Let Freedom Ring and Enjoy One of Many Beautiful Shows This Holiday Weekend July 4 Weekend is going to shape up to be a fun time for millions of Floridians, as we gather to celebrate the birth of our nation with cookouts, friends and family, and of course, fun fireworks shows. This year there are […]

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To Your Health: Bayview Smile Design

Bayview Smile Design, located at 2740 E. Commercial Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale, is committed to providing great customer service straight from the most knowledgeable dentists and dental hygienists South Florida has to offer. The three dentists at this practice are Daniel Fenton, Nathalie Vera and James Kerns, all youthful and all top-of-their-class graduates from Nova […]

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Shania Twain’s Rock This Country Tour Comes to Miami

Shania Twain is one of the biggest names in country and pop music, having sold 75 million albums worldwide. She is still in-demand even after taking a 13-year break from recording and from touring. A two-year residency at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas invigorated her and encouraged her to return for what may very well […]

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Florida LGBT Rights Activists and Politicians Respond to Today’s Landmark Supreme Court Ruling

We here at Hotspots Media Group have been in contact with a number of people and organizations from across the state, requesting comment on today’s Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage across the country. Here are a sampling of quotes given to Hotspots from LGBT rights activists and the LGBT community’s politician allies across […]

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The Supreme Court Rules 5 – 4 to Legalize Same Sex Marriage Nationwide

Today, we witnessed history as the Supreme Court of the United States echoed the Founding Fathers who wrote our Declaration of Independence, who envisioned that all Americans would have the right to, among other things, the pursuit of happiness. In the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of LGBT […]