A Day in Greater Fort Lauderdale With Brightline

For those of us living in Miami, Fort Lauderdale can seem like a world away (especially with that infamous South Florida traffic). Because of the distance and road rage, it’s not often you’ll find us up in Broward. But thanks to Brightline, getting to the 954 is no longer a mission.

A few weeks back, we rode the new express train service to spend a day exploring Fort Lauderdale. There’s a lot to do in this beautiful city, and the Brightline and its partners make it easy to fill up your schedule with attractions and — of course — food. Here’s a rundown of our day in FTL.

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MFP’s Picks of the Month – June 2015


If you haven’t noticed, we go out to eat a lot. It’s sometimes hard to keep track of the best spots we’ve visited each month (and week and day). That’s why we’ve decided to put together a monthly list of our top picks. You can expect restaurants both young and old on this list — we’re always discovering new spots on our foodie adventures.

Here are our top picks for June 2015.

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Louie Bossi’s: Not Just Another Italian Restaurant


louiebossilogoIn South Florida, Italian restaurants are a dime a dozen. No matter which neighborhood you’re in, you can’t turn your head without spotting one. Louie Bossi’s Ristorante, Bar and Pizzeria, which recently opened its doors on Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale, joins the long list of Italian eateries in Broward. Does it have what it takes to stand out from the crowd?
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