If Miami had a signature scent, it would be this stuff—a special-edition perfume from the Standard Spa with notes of citrus, orchids, sea moss and palm fronds. Well, either that or Coppertone SPF15...
Your Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide
Family. Friends. The guy who makes your salad at lunch. You’ve got a certain affinity for them all. Which is why you can’t wait to see their faces when they unwrap... oh. Wait. You still haven’t bought any gifts. Well, here’s a fix: five presents you can get on short notice. Procrastination—it’s an art.
For the person in your life who appreciates a good dehydrated meat, here’s some jerky. Of the beef variety. Or, more specifically, of the locally grass-fed Black Angus variety. Ideal gifting flavors: teriyaki and Penang chili. Stocking stuffers should always come with a little kick.
Chocolate-chunk cookies. Red velvet Twinkies. Whoopie pies. All things that Hedy Goldsmith is good at whipping up. And now she’s going to show the baker in your life how to do the same with her new cookbook, Baking Out Loud. You should get it... and generously offer to taste-test. It’s what friends do.
The New World Symphony knows their way around some sheet music. Also: a dance floor. So consider gifting a membership with Friends of NWS. It gets you into performances and their exclusive after-parties around town. Ain’t no party like a timpanist party...
The year: 1956. Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl” is published and unleashes a generation of crazy finger-snappers. Finger-snappers who he apparently took a lot of pictures of. Now those pictures (and some personal notes) come in coffee-table-book-packaged-inside-of-a-wooden-cigar-box form. And they said you couldn’t wrap.