Born and raised in Miami-Dade, Ailys is a public relations professional specializing in lifestyle, luxury and hospitality. With ample experience in event promotion and networking, Ailys focuses her writing on trendy restaurants, lounges, brands and more. She draws inspiration for her areas of interest from her Cuban culture, innovative public figures and being an avid reader. Ailys is a graduate of Florida International University with a bachelor's degree in Communications.
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DONUTS! Fest 2016

Thursday, March 31, 7pm-10pm – The Wynwood Yard, 56 NW 29th St, Miami Wynwood Arts District This was one festival you “donut” want to miss! The Wynwood Yard, which seems to be growing in popularity by the minute, hosted Miami’s first ever Donuts! Sensing the rising trend among foodies, donut aficionados and the general population (who […]

Dining & Nightlife Launch Event Miami Wynwood Arts District Social Trends

Easter Sunday at The Salty Donut

Sunday, March 27,  11am-6pm -  The Salty Donut, 29 NW 24th Street, Miami Wynwood Arts District Locals flocked to Miami’s first donut shoppe and coffee bar, The Salty Donut (flagship store set to open in 2016), on Easter Sunday to get a taste of the infamous Knaus Berry Farm #StickyBunDonut and other sweet, doughy goods including […]

Art & Culture Launch Event Miami Beach Social Trends Visual Arts

“Return to Tomorrow” Faena Art Elevate Opening

Tuesday, March 15, 6pm-9pm – Casa Claridge’s, 3500 Collins Ave, Miami Beach Cuban born artist Beatriz Monteavaro’s “Return to Tomorrow” - a lo-fi, slow motion, rocket ship to outer space, debuted at Casa Claridge’s on March 15, 2016 presented by Faena Art. The opening party buzzed with sangria, champagne, cocktails and beer along with small bites […]

Charity & Causes In the Spotlight Miami Beach Philanthropy

The Little Lighthouse Foundation’s Hearts & Stars Gala 2016

Friday, March 11, 9pm-12am - Nautilus, A SIXTY Hotel, 1825 Collins Ave, Miami Beach Saturday, March 12, 9pm-12am - Island Gardens & The Deck at Island Gardens, 888 MacArthur Causeway, Miami The Little Lighthouse Foundation‘s Hearts & Stars annual events took over South Florida this past weekend. On Friday, March 11th, the foundation hosted a private Opening party at […]

Art & Culture Charity & Causes Miami Beach Performing Arts Philanthropy Reviews & Interviews

2nd Annual Little Dreams Foundation Gala

Friday, March 11, 8pm – The Fillmore Miami Beach in the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach At press conference held on Friday, February 26 at the Setai Hotel on South Beach hosted by GRAMMY® Award-winning singer-songwriter Phil Collins and philanthropist and founder of Orianne Collins Jewelry, Orianne Collins-Mejjati, tohether with Nick Collins from […]

Dining & Nightlife Food & Drinks Miami Beach Reviews & Interviews Social Trends

The Sarsaparilla Club Opens at Shelborne Wyndham Grand

Wednesday, March 9, 6pm-11pm – Sarsaparilla Club, 1801 Collins Ave, Miami Beach Renowned Chefs Jeff McInnis and Janine Booth hosted the highly anticipated opening of the innovative American Dim Sum concept The Sarsaparilla Club, located inside the iconic Shelborne Wyndham Grand. The restaurant boasts an inviting, chic atmosphere complete with dimmed lighting and neutral fabrics […]

Dining & Nightlife Grand Opening In the Spotlight Miami Downtown

Kaori by Walter Martino Opening Party

Thursday, February 25, 7pm – Kaori by Walter Martino, 1250 S Miami Avenue, Miami Brickell Celebrity Chef Walter Martino unveiled his divine #‎JourneyOfTheSenses at Kaori by Walter Martino, the hottest new restaurant in Brickell. VIP guests gathered at the intimate launch party complete with music and exquisite tastings. Guests were privy to sampling many of the […]

Miami Beach Tasting Event

Cooking & Cocktails Class with Chef Bun Lai at PREY

Thursday, February 25, 6pm-8pm – PREY at 1 Hotel & Homes South Beach, 2341 Collins Ave, Miami Beach In honor of SOBEWFF, celebrity chef and “Chopped” star. Chef Bun Lai hosted an intimate, private cooking and cocktails class at new pop-up PREY, at 1 Rooftop of 1 Hotel & Homes South Beach. Chef Lai, eluding extensive […]

Art & Culture Miami Beach Reviews & Interviews Social Trends Visual Arts

Arsht Center’s Tony Award Winner “Passion” Cast Party

Sunday, February 21, 6:30PM-8PM - Hotel Croydon, 3720 Collins Ave, Miami Beach The rooftop deck of the Hotel Croydon Miami Beach hosted an elegant and chic party for the cast of Passion, an award-winning musical by Zoetic Stage and Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. The event featured an open bar, a lavish dinner buffet and […]

Fashion & Beauty Miami-Dade County Social Trends

Black History Month Celebration 2016

Saturday, February 13, 10am-4pm – Macy’s Aventura Mall, Fashion Building, 2nd Floor, 19535 Biscayne Blvd, Aventura Black History Month is a time for Americans to reflect on the central figures and events that shaped African Americans in U.S. history. On Saturday, February 13th, Macy’s in Aventura Mall hosted notable celebrity ambassadors including actress Jurnee Smollett-Bell, […]