C&I Next Door Grand Opening

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C&I Studios is expanding and rapidly becoming an oasis of creativity with their latest venture that brings killer cappuccinos, art, music and photoshoots to one location. The multimedia agency owner, Joshua Miller discussed how important he felt it was for the Fat Village to have a place that promotes community and creativity.

“I wanted to have something with character that the community could use,” Miller said during an exclusive sneak peek of “Next Door.”

There are unique touches everywhere. The decor consists of piece found in D.C., NYC, and L.A.  Hightop wooden tables, tree lights, street art, warm colors and an extensive library of books create a cozy atmosphere that is easy to cozy up to.

During November, “Next Door” will provide free studio rental space, and then rental fees begin at $50 per an hour. The grand opening is Friday night November 8th at 8 p.m. Make sure you check it out if you are in the Fort Lauderdale area.


541 NW 1st Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL

Kanye Wears a Confederate Flag to Barneys

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Celebrity Sightings In Los Angeles - November 04, 2013

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Known for always making a statement, Kanye West has been making a conscious effort to reshape the meaning behind the Confederate flag. Known primarily as a symbol for white supremacy. Recently the rapper decided to pay a visit to Barney’s which has been in hot water recently for racial profiling. The rapper commented on his recent fashion choice to L.A.’s 97.1 AMP

“React how you want … Any energy is good energy. You know the Confederate flag represented slavery in a way – that’s my abstract take on what I know about it. So I made the song “New Slaves.” So I took the Confederate flag and made it my flag. It’s my flag. Now what are you going to do?”

West later offered his opinion on the now well-known incident at Barney’s that involved a college student on work study being arrested and racially profiled after his purchase at Barney’s. The rapper shared his views at his concert in Las Vegas.
“Don’t touch anything in the store. Excuse me, that’s that “Can I help you, sir?” That’s that racial profiling out in front of Barneys and sh-t. Talking about, “Did you steal that?”


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Himmarshee Public House does not disappoint with their inviting, comforting cuisine and decor.  Wrap-around booths, tall tables and marquee lights create the perfect portrait of a vibrant downtown evening and interestingly makes the marriage of comfort food in the big city a happy pairing. In so many ways, it is easy to feel like you have been provided with your own personal treasure in downtown Fort Lauderdale.

Considering that South Florida is seeing a resurgence in Southern comfort food,  taking on a popular sect of cuisine requires a substantial amount of creativity and a lofty knowledge of flavor to be able to make a dish uniquely signature.

Himmarshee Public House seems to have the formula right. The new restaurant offers a bevy of choices that are sure appease the palate of any restauranteur, from the patron looking for an inviting atmosphere to watch a game for the evening,while hanging out with friends, to the avid local foodie.  Public House offers the typical ingredients needed to conjure the perfect meal with unique touches that make the dishes uniquely their own. If the spicy lamb ribs ($12) don’t catch your eye, then the lobster nachos, served with guacamole, jack cheese, habanero-mango salsa and cilantro, ($14) are sure to merit a second glance. Check out a few of our favorite dishes. The restaurant will be open to the public on Friday November 8th. We are happy to report that the restaurant is indeed Worthy Approved.


Bacon and corn fritters with bourbon-maple syrup and bacon aioli are enchantingly delicious


Lobster Nachos




Spicy Lamb Ribs abita “root beer” glaze, toasted sesame, scallion ($12)



Candied bacon duroc pork belly, house-cured, candied pecans, bourbon maple syrup ($9).


Street Tacos Chicken
roasted corn and black bean salsa, queso fresco, shredded lettuce, jalapeno lime crema


Buffalo Beu Cheese Dip
Pulled chicken, stilton bleu cheese, colby jack, house made chips

The Himmarshee Public House is located at 201 SW Second St. in Fort Lauderdale. The restaurant is poised to open to the public this Friday, November 8th.