Escape to the bright beaches and electric nightlife of Florida’s up-and-coming culture hub. Fort Lauderdale is the perfect place to soak up sun, experience art, and party till dawn all in one place. W Fort Lauderdale Insider Bruna Carvalho shows off the best things to eat, sip, and see when you’re not busy lounging by the beach.
1 East Las Olas Blvd
NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale is a one-stop shop for culture. From exhibitions on the history of Italian fashion with designs by Ferragamo and Gucci to photography shows from top artists like Chuck Close, it’s easy to get lost in the many mediums throughout the museum.
521 NW 1st Ave
Every first of the month enjoy the FAT Village Art Walk, bringing together local musicians, bakers, painters, designers, food trucks, sculptors, photographers, and of course, your occasional hipsters. Come walk the Art Walk and you’ll leave inspired and looking forward to next month.
619 E Las Olas Blvd
Go Elektrik to get eclectic. This unique clothing store has all the unique finds you need to stand out whether it’s on the beach, at the bar, or anywhere in between.
1 Seminole Way
For fine dining, try out Hard Rock’s newest Japanese culinary innovation Kuro. If you’re a pork lover, you’ll die for the pork belly tonkatsu or go for the kuro edamame salad if you’re looking for something light and green.
1217 E. Las Olas Blvd
Need a pick me up? Spa Juice Bar is your healthy antidote for that mid-day slump. From wheatgrass shots to juice cleanses, SJB is passionate about making everything fresh and on the premises. Try the luscious cacao pudding after a healthy green juice to satisfy those chocolate cravings.