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Debra Wellins


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Guide to Brunch and Adventure on Mother’s Day

Brunching is definitely in order on Mother's Day. But after champagne and Eggs Sardou, what will you do? The Brunch Mother's Day at the Deering Estate at Cutler's annual Mother's Day Brunch on Sunday, May 10, 2015 from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm. Enjoy a variety of appetizing dishes and desserts provided by Chef David Schwadron Catering and Event Design, tour the grand Stone House and historic Richmond Cottage, and take in the natural beauty and grandeur of the Estate. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden knows what your... Continue Reading >

250 Wynwood – Going Up

Debra Wellins Wynwood is going condo with a live/work building in the Arts District just a hop away from Wynwood Walls.   The project is designed by New York City-based architect Laith Sayigh and is being developed by Fortis Developments co-founders, Bradley R. Carlson and David Polinsky. The mixed-use project consists of two ground floor retail units and nine spacious one and two bedrooms units, ranging from 768 to 1,602 square feet and priced from the mid $300,000’s to just over $600,000. There are... Continue Reading >

Art Basel 2013 Guide to the Museums, Collections and Special Venues

Debra Wellins If you're not too exhausted from visiting the plethora of galleries and fairs at Art Basel 2013, the museums, private collections and special venues will draw you in.   Here's the extensive guide. And check out my other blogs: Guide to the Fairs and Guide to the Galleries. Museums Bass Museum of Art: "Vessels From the Collection," through August 10. "TIME," through Feb. 23. "Piotr Uklański: ESL," Dec. 5 - March 16. 2100 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Admission costs $6-$8. Visit bassmuseum.org. Lowe Art Museum: "Terrestrial Paradises: Imagery from... Continue Reading >

Art Basel Miami Beach 2013 Guide to the Galleries

Debra Wellins From Miami Beach to Wynwood, the galleries will be in full swing during Art Basel Miami Beach 2013.  This guide will serve you well in choosing the galleries you wish to visit. 6th Street Container. "Fluid Dynamics" and "GuerillerReina." 1155 SW Sixth St., Miami. Friday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 6thstreetcontainer.com. ArtCenter/South Florida's Richard Shack Gallery. "Between Walls." 800 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Wednesday noon - 10 p.m., Thursday-Saturday: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m, Sunday-Monday: 10 a.m. -  9 p.m. Admission is free. Visit... Continue Reading >

Art Basel Miami Beach 2013 Guide to the Fairs

Debra Wellins Get ready, get rested - there is much to see.  This guide will really come in handy for planning your visual extravaganza to the fairs. Art Basel in Miami Beach. December 5 - 8. Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach. $42 day ticket, $90 permanent pass; artbasel.com. Art Miami.
 December 3 - 8. Midtown Miami, 3101 NE First Ave., Miami. Wednesday/Thursday/Saturday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Friday 11 a.m. - 9 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. $35 one-day pass; art-miami.com. ArtSpot... Continue Reading >

O Cinema – “SOMM” is Oh So Good

Debra Wellins "Somm", short for sommelier, is Jason Wise's documentary film about four dedicated,  wine obsessed friends and classmates, preparing for their Master Sommelier examination. The film follows the young men, Ian, Bryan, Dustin and DLynn, as they study, stress, taste and spit their way through three weeks of hell, memorizing flash card details of wines, regions, grapes and distillation techniques.  They describe the Savignon Blancs as moderately acidic with grapefruit and cat piss tones.   Another wine is described as having notes... Continue Reading >