Top 10 Ice Cream Shops in Los Angeles Area

on Jul 27, 2015 in Food

Our cravings for ice cream started as soon as we recognized the jingle of the ice cream truck that cruised through our neighborhood once temperatures climbed. We know there’s nothing better than savoring something cold and sweet on a hot day, although we’ve also been known to indulge in a bowl of frozen confection when it’s freezing outside. Get the scoop on the 2015 top 10 parlors in Los Angeles, presented in alphabetical order, that dish out the best ice cream, gelato, frozen custard and many more varieties of this summery treat.

Made in Cayman: Fostering the Artistic Community

on Mar 9, 2015 in Travel

Ken Dart ( proudly supports Made in Cayman, a stylized documentary series highlighting local Cayman artists’ stories and promoting their hard work and passion.

New Flavors Come to Aventura Mall

on Feb 27, 2015 in Food

GastroPod, a vision by renowned Chef Jeremiah Bullfrog, opened a pop-up location that’s brimming with a variety of exciting new flavors. Led by Turnberry Associates Co-Chairman and CEO Jackie Soffer, Aventura Mall is constantly looking for ways to introduce unique experiences to its visitors.

D.C. Scene Review: Le Diplomate

on Jan 28, 2015 in Food, Travel

The dramatic bar adds to the open feel rather than breaking the airy dynamic. Additional dining space is in the outdoor seating outside, which had nary an empty table despite the surprising wintry chill.

Dining in the Big Apple

on Jan 14, 2015 in Travel

If you’re heading to the Big Apple, also known as New York City, we have some of our favorite dining spots for you! You really can’t go wrong in New York when it comes to food. Whether you are eating a piece of pizza from a hole in the wall pizza parlor or dining all the way uptown at a five star restaurant, it is all quality. The Little Beet Table The Little Beet Table is unique because the menu is entirely gluten free. Hate it or love it, gluten free is a thing and it is definitely something people are becoming more aware of. This full-service restaurant, which opened last January is an offshoot of its casual sister restaurant, The Little Beet.  The menu has everything from a prosciutto flatbread to grilled skirt steak to brussels sprouts. STATE Grill and Bar STATE Grill and Bar is uniquely located in the main lobby of the Empire State Building. Nothing says NYC tourism like a trip to the Empire State Building AND the opportunity to dine in the world famous 103-story skyscraper. The grill offers breakfast, lunch and dinner and has three private dining rooms. The menu is updated daily, which contributes to the restaurants novelty. The Meatball Shop The Meatball Shop has become quite the chain in New York! They currently have six locations all over New York. Following suit in the allergen conscious trend, they have created an “Allergy Matrix,” which maps out if something fully contains the allergen, may be prepared without the allergen or there are trace amounts of the ingredient. If you love meatballs than The Meatball Shop is most definitely for...

Aventura Mall Featured in WWD

on Dec 19, 2014 in Shopping

Aventura Mall was recently included in a Women’s Wear Daily story on mall holiday traffic, which was part of a special section distributed at the International Conference of Shopping Centers convention. For the piece, WWD Retail Editor David Moin spoke with Jackie Soffer, Co-Chairman and CEO of Turnberry Associates, owner and manager of Aventura Mall. Soffer is bullish on the holiday season, due in part, to the continuous transformation of the shopping center. “We are constantly improving our property and our tenant mix, taking out less-productive stores and bringing in stores in high demand,” Soffer said. “That all translates into traffic. We have more demand for space than we ever had.” According to the article, Aventura Mall’s recent enhancements include the addition of Cartier, Brooks Bros., Louis Vuitton and Lacoste, along with an expanded Lululemon. The shopping center is also set to undergo an expansion, mostly for small shops. “People still want to go out and be entertained, especially when they are on vacation and shopping is a big part of it,” Soffer told...

Grand Cayman: A Shopper’s Paradise

on Nov 14, 2014 in Shopping

The town of Camana Bay provides visitors with some of the best Grand Cayman shopping Within the town, there are a range of shops that sell anything from luxury items to fun souvenirs.

How to Save Money on a Family Ski Trip

on Nov 14, 2014 in Travel

Once you’ve determined when you’ll be shredding powder, figure out where. There are a wealth of impressive ski destinations in the USA and across the globe, but finding a mountain that best suits your family is key. You may want to wait on a trip to larger, more difficult (and thus, more expensive) mountains out west, in Canada or abroad inEurope until your children are older.

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