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Funkshion kicked off Miami Swim Week 2016.

Miami Swim Week 2016, officially kicked off on Thursday, July 16, at the Funkshion tent located on Collins Avenue, diagonal to the W Hotel. The front of the tent is covered in green leaves and holds a lighted sign that reads, “FUNKSHION.” Inside the tent there is a lounge where guests can enjoy coconut water…

#Hashtaglunchbag feeds the hungry in Miami

On Dec. 25, 2012, in an effort to “give back” for the holiday season, Ajay Relan, 31, and some friends got together at his apartment in Los Angeles to make lunches, which they later distributed to hungry people around the Santa Monica Pier. On Christmas morning, he awakened, went to the grocery store, and picked…

Celebrities join DJ Irie’s annual fundraiser

  Thirty kids from DJ Irie’s foundation got together June 18 at the Miami Beach Golf Course to play golf for the “#Inspirie Kids Golf Clinic,” the first event of the 11th annual Irie Weekend. “These are kids that wouldn’t ever have an opportunity to just walk onto a golf course,” said Irie, the official…

Bass Museum renovations are underway

A $7.5 million renovation has begun at Miami Beach’s Bass Museum, with a goal to increase space for exhibits, educational events and social activities by 47 percent. The expansion, which began after the most recent exhibition closed on May 17, will bring the usable space from 17,772 square feet to 26,212 square feet. The project…

Filling “The Void” in Miami

  Sean Prosper, his roommate Rodman Davis and mutual friend Ashley Solage have thrown parties in South Florida since they were teenagers. Then, last year, while sitting in a car with rapper Denzel Curry, they thought of creating a networking event that would integrate two creative elements: music and visual arts. Curry came up with…