holiday

  • 2016 Staff Holiday Shopping Guide

    It’s already that time of year again, which means it’s time to go shopping for our friends and family. Each year the staff of South Florida Gay News likes to help make your life easier by providing you with fun and exciting gifts that anyone in your life would enjoy. No matter if you have a techie in your life or someone who likes health and beauty, we have something just for you to save you time on your shopping list this year. So, without further ado, we present you with our holiday shopping list.

  • 2017 Staff Holiday Gift Guide

    Are you stumped this holiday season? Unsure of what to get the hard to buy person in your life? The staff of SFGN has put together a rather amazing list of some very fun and unique gifts this year. Electronics, gadgets, food and entertainment are always a sure way to put a smile on your friend or family's face. Take a look as our team has done the work for you this year!

  • 5 LGBT-Friendly Places to Shop This Holiday Season

    When it comes to issues surrounding the LGBT community, many companies choose to remain neutral on the subject — but others prefer to raise their rainbow flags to show pride and support. With the holiday season coming up, it may just be the perfect opportunity to give back to companies spreading the love. Here are ten go-to places to shop for the holidays.

  • A Book For Everyone: Your definitive guide to book giving

    The gift list was easy this year.

  • For Most Local Retailers, Christmas Sales Are Welcome But Not Needed

    For many local consignment shops and retailers in and around Wilton Manors, the Christmas shopping season isn’t a make or break time of year.

  • Gastronomic Gifts

    The nice thing about shopping for foodies is that there’s always a gadget they don’t have. There are so many options at so many price points, that you’re certain to find something that is not only an apropos gift, but that also fits into your budget. Here are some of my favorites this year. Most are available directly from the company listed or from Amazon.

  • Keeping Your Dollars Local

    With all the holiday shopping competition from big box stores and online giants like Amazon, retailers in and around Wilton Manors say they compete by offering something else – better customer service and merchandise not easy or impossible to find elsewhere.

  • Major Storm Expected To Snarl Thanksgiving Holiday Travel In Northeast

    (CNN) -- If you're heading to the Northeast for Thanksgiving, you might want to get an early start.

  • Products You Can’t Live Without This Holiday Season

     

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of December 23 - 29, 2015

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of December 24 - 30, 2014

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of July 2 - 8, 2014

    Thursday, 7/3

    Nightlife

    Miami Beach promoter Edison Farrow, founder of the ever popular SoBe Social Club, launches a new Thursday night party tonight, Eye Candy Thursdays. Enjoy craft beers at music by DJ A.J. Reddy at ArtCADE, 235 12th St. in Miami Beach, part art gallery, part bar and most importantly, part arcade. We’ll be playing the vintage video games all night long. Remember Pac Man, Donkey Kong, Centipede, Frogger, Qbert and Galaga? You’ll find them all at Eye Candy Thursdays. Best part is there’s never a cover. For information, go to SoBeSocialClub.com.

    Friday, 7/4

    Holiday

    It’s Independence Day, so enjoy a traditional fireworks show. In Miami-Dade County, enjoy a concert by the Greater Miami Symphonic Band on the grounds of the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables or “Fire on the Fourth” at Lummus Park in Miami Beach. In Palm Beach County, Lake Worth celebrates the Great American Raft Race before fireworks over the Intracoastal Waterway while Zambelli Fireworks will light up the skies over Boca Raton at Sunset Cove Amphitheater. In Broward County, enjoy the fireworks shows on Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood Beaches and Lauderdale-by-the-Sea.

    Saturday, 7/5

    Sports

    Our crystal ball is a bit foggy, but hey, who could have ever predicted the United States would make it out of the Group of Death in the first place? So, assuming out boys in red, white and blue knocked out Belgium on Tuesday, they’ll be playing either Argentina or Switzerland this afternoon. In any case, butch it up a bit and take in the game at one of the local bars: Sidelines Sports Bar, 2031 Wilton Dr.; The Alibi in the Shoppes of Wilton Manors; or Village Pub, 2283 Wilton Dr.

    Sunday, 7/6

    Attraction

    Lions, tigers and bears, oh my! Outside of a few scary gay bars, you’ll find furry beasts at Zoo Miami and, July 2 – 6, the zoo is offering $5 adult admission, a sweet summer deal. In addition to the exotic animal exhibits, guests will be treated to giveaways, refreshments and special activities. Don’t be a monkey and miss out on this special opportunity to see the animals. Zoo Miami is conveniently located near Exit 16 on the Florida Turnpike at 12400 SW 152nd St. For tickets and more information, go to ZooMiami.org.

    Monday, 7/7

    Theatre

    Mondays are no longer dark in professional theaters across South Florida. Every Monday through Aug. 25,the South Florida Theatre League presents Summer Theatre Fest, free readings of new plays by local playwrights at member companies. Tonight, experience “Endless Song” by Andie Arthur at Lost Girls Theatre at the Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Ave. in Miami, at 8 p.m. Arthur’s play is a comedic drama about chosen family, mental illness and Christmas Eve services that are all too “Jesus-y.” Fun! For more information and a complete list of Theatre Fest play readings, go to SouthFloridaTheatre.com.

    Tuesday, 7/8

    Art

    Halloween is still a few months away, but for fans of the macabre, Miami’s Frost Museum of Art, 10975 SW 17th St. on the campus of Florida International University, offers a chilling exhibition, “The School of Night,” from Cuban-American artist Arturo Rodriguez. The exhibit includes drawings and poetry from Rodriguez’s late night wanderings, including ghastly masks and shadows of the artist and his wife traveling through his vaguely discernable dreams. The exhibit is free and open to the public through Sunday. For more information, go to TheFrost.FIU.edu.

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of November 26 - December 2, 2014

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of October 28 - November 3, 2015

    Arts and entertainment happenings in South Florida for this week.

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of September 2-8, 2015