VENUE TYPE: Hotel / Resort / Spa

Venue Spotlight
This is How Millennials Do Miami
Alyssa Brown
by Alyssa Brown
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Freehand Miami

2727 Indian Creek Dr, Miami Beach, FL, United States



Know what’s better than a two-for-one? A three-for-one, of course. This Miami Beach hotspot features three awesome venues that are gorgeous, boutique and so intimate that you’ll want to grab a spot and stay a while. In a city that’s known for extravagance, Freehand Miami offers a calm, Bohemian respite that’s tropical and cool and utterly millennial. So, grab your posse and your SPF, because it’s about to go down in the city where the heat is on. Bienvenidos a Miami!

 

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Birthday Bucket List
These All-Glass Igloos in Finland Provide the Best Northern Lights Viewing Ever
Nicole Bradley
by Nicole Bradley



This place might be the COOLest way to spend your birthday yet. This quaint Finnish village is home to all-glass igloos (yes, you heard us right) that provide the best views of the Northern Lights possible - all while remaining warm and snug in your heated space. Add Levin Iglut to your #birthdaybucketlist this year, where sleeping in the middle of nature and radiant Northern Lights views are guaranteed.


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Food & Drinks for Gathering
How to Host Your Own Cozy Indoor Picnic for the Holiday Season
The Venue Report
by The Venue Report
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The Pearl Hotel

1410 Rosecrans Street, San Diego, CA, United States

Whether you're cooking from the comfort of your own kitchen or having a romantic cabin escape, step up your average dinner and a movie night by creating an indoor picnic. What's on the menu? Lamb Meatballs covered in a savory Moroccan Tomato Sauce with a side of Duck Mole. These dishes are comforting, flavorful and best-served family style this holiday season. 

The experts at MIHO Catering Co. and Hostess Haven are showing us how it's done with step-by-step recipes and tried-and-true tips. Who knows, you may fall in love with these dishes and mix up your holiday menu once and for all.


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Real Gatherings
How to Host the Ultimate Intimate Dinner Party for Fall
Scout
by Scout

Black candlesticks, gold etched glasses and rich jewel tone foliage created the warm and intimate ambiance of Rebecca Gallop's (you may know her as A Daily SomethingFoxfire Mountain House fall gathering. To celebrate the changing of seasons, Rebecca gathered her guests during her fall retreat, An Intentional Autumn, for a formal dinner equipped with vintage rugs and persimmons. With a mission to pursue all facets of life with intention (think gatherings, our relationships, ourselves, our homes), it's clear that Rebecca’s forte is in the details.

How does she achieve the affectionate balance of a moody, candlelit meal? Rebecca discloses all of her hospitality and design tips including why you should never iron your napkins. You may have seen wrinkled napkins splashed across the feeds of your favorite food stylists and adorning the tabletops of beautiful dinner parties everywhere - it just very well may be one of 2017's best table trends. Lucky for all of us, Rebecca is sharing the scoop on how to attain the perfectly imperfect unfussy napkin look for your upcoming holiday gatherings this season. 

 

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Venue Stories
A Private Club in Los Angeles with a Speakeasy That's Over a Hundred Years Old
Alyssa Brown
by Alyssa Brown
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Los Angeles Athletic Club

431 West 7th Street, Los Angeles, California



Los Angeles is the kind of city that’s got plenty of secret spots you’ve never heard of, but how could you let a 125-year-old athletic club fly under your radar? Guess that’s where we come in. Los Angeles Athletic Club is one of the country’s oldest private athletic clubs and it’s absolutely stunning. The beautiful architecture, varied interior gathering spaces, luxe spa, boutique hotel, and athletic training options are just a few of the highlights.


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