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Planta South Beach
Nightlife and restaurant impresario David Grutman has brought an outpost of Toronto’s Planta to Miami Beach. Grutman, who is responsible for mega-nightclubs Liv and Story in South Beach and restaurants Komodo in Brickell and OTL in the Design District, says he and his wife liked how Planta’s plant-based cuisine did not mean sacrificing flavor or fun. The 200-seat Planta, 850 Commerce St., has a rooftop garden, an expansive dining room and outdoor areas.
Planta South Beach
Nightlife and restaurant impresario David Grutman has brought an outpost of Toronto’s Planta to Miami Beach. Grutman, who is responsible for mega-nightclubs Liv and Story in South Beach and restaurants Komodo in Brickell and OTL in the Design District, says he and his wife liked how Planta’s plant-based cuisine did not mean sacrificing flavor or fun. The 200-seat Planta, 850 Commerce St., has a rooftop garden, an expansive dining room and outdoor areas.
Death or Glory in Delray
Annie Blake, Ayme Harrison, Isaac Grillo and April DeVona have combined their experiences in the cocktail industry to transform the nearly century-old Falcon House, 116 NE Sixth Ave., Delray Beach, into a spot that offers an elevated-yet-approachable and relaxing cocktail experience. There is a dedication to freshness, including orgeat syrups for the mai tais and coconut creams for piña coladas that are made in-house. A rotating menu of seasonal cocktails and food relies on fare from local producers.
iFly Fort Lauderdale
You won’t need a parachute, a passport or even the courage to jump out of a plane, thanks to iFly Fort Lauderdale, South Florida’s only indoor skydiving tunnel. Using state-of-the-art virtual reality helmets, fliers can freefall in breathtaking destinations such as Hawaii, Switzerland and Dubai. Packages start at two flights for $79.95. Learn more at iflyworld.com/fort-lauderdale.

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Drew Limsky

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Drew Limsky joined Lifestyle Media Group in August 2020 as Editor-in-Chief of South Florida Business & Wealth. His first issue of SFBW, October 2020, heralded a reimagined structure, with new content categories and a slew of fresh visual themes. “As sort of a cross between Forbes and Robb Report, with a dash of GQ and Vogue,” Limsky says, “SFBW reflects South Florida’s increasingly sophisticated and dynamic business and cultural landscape.”

Limsky, an avid traveler, swimmer and film buff who holds a law degree and Ph.D. from New York University, likes to say, “I’m a doctor, but I can’t operate—except on your brand.” He wrote his dissertation on the nonfiction work of Joan Didion. Prior to that, Limsky received his B.A. in English, summa cum laude, from Emory University and earned his M.A. in literature at American University in connection with a Masters Scholar Award fellowship.

Limsky came to SFBW at the apex of a storied career in journalism and publishing that includes six previous lead editorial roles, including for some of the world’s best-known brands. He served as global editor-in-chief of Lexus magazine, founding editor-in-chief of custom lifestyle magazines for Cadillac and Holland America Line, and was the founding editor-in-chief of Modern Luxury Interiors South Florida. He also was the executive editor for B2B magazines for Acura and Honda Financial Services, and he served as travel editor for Conde Nast. Magazines under Limsky’s editorship have garnered more than 75 industry awards.

He has also written for many of the country’s top newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, Boston Globe, USA Today, Worth, Robb Report, Afar, Time Out New York, National Geographic Traveler, Men’s Journal, Ritz-Carlton, Elite Traveler, Florida Design, Metropolis and Architectural Digest Mexico. His other clients have included Four Seasons, Acqualina Resort & Residences, Yahoo!, American Airlines, Wynn, Douglas Elliman and Corcoran. As an adjunct assistant professor, Limsky has taught journalism, film and creative writing at the City University of New York, Pace University, American University and other colleges.