There are some things that only your girlfriends knows. Whether it’s your favorite place to grab Italian late night, where the hottest local acts play, or the perfect spot to watch the sun set over the city, they have their eyes and ears attuned to what you love about the area.
We set out to learn about the local area and we found our own favorite hotspots. Check them out, and they may become your favorites too.
There are all kinds of ways to get good looking on Las Olas. Tipsy Salon Bar makes getting done up a good time, by offering everything from pedicures to eyelash extensions alongside a full wine list. They host events too, making a bridal shower or a reunion something special. Tiffany Beauty Spa is Las Olas Boulevard’s choice when they want a stand-out spa experience. Known for their massages, many repeat clients return for the deep tissue massage. Blue Mercury serves as both a beauty supply store and a full-service salon, recognized for their facials and treatments. Their seasonal facial uses a special product from the store and utilizes it for maximum results.
SHOP TIL YOU DROP
The perfect night out needs the perfect attire. Find it at the many specialty clothing stores in downtown Fort Lauderdale. At Zola Keller, the best dress is always the right size because of their custom tailoring services. You’ll be able to find a dress that sets you apart. Fort Lauderdale favorite Deborah James Boutique debuts both up-and-coming designer brands and established classics. Not to mention they sell their own designer brand. Find a standout piece of jewelry to match your outfit at Carroll’s Jewelers, the choice jeweler of South Florida. You may even create a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry, with their jewelry designers, and their selection of loose gemstones.
INDULGE IN CUISINE
We may only live once, but we can at least make sure to enjoy it with good food. YOLO ensures that by creating food combinations and playing with our concepts of food and flavor. Join in the fun with Grilled Branzino and Compressed Watermelon Salad. Louie Bossi’s has been recognized by both local gastronomes and local publications for their fresh Italian food. Favorites include the Paccheri pasta and the Spacca Napoli white pizza. When you’re looking for food that experiments with tastes, Boathouse at the Riverside offers exactly that with dishes such as Pear Pizza with smoked bleu cheese and pine nuts and a Sweet Brunch Board that serves Ricotta Blueberry Coulis and Labneh house made granola. Fort Lauderdale’s lifestyle revolves around the waterfront, as does its dining. Lobster Bar Sea Grille is one such example, with its fresh fish menu featuring Russian Osetra caviar and Salt Crusted Whole Fish. The Bone-In Ribeye comes highly recommended, as well. Diners enjoy themselves in the old and new world styled dining area. Make sure to make some time for some of Fort Lauderdale’s other greats, such as Anne’s Florist & Coffee Bar, Hoffman’s Chocolates, and Pan’e Dolci.
Due to its unique layout, classic indoor-outdoor wine bar Vinos On Las Olas serves as a great place to have an intimate conversation over vintages and light bites. Events from wine tastings to dog friendly happy hours are often hosted here, so make sure to keep an eye on this bar’s social calendar. Get your culture fill at the NSU Art Museum, where everything from speaker sessions to night time art viewings expose you to both classic works and daring pieces breaking through the scene. Their new show on William Glackens shows how technology at the turn of the 20th century helped establish the city as how we recognize it today. Top off a good night with a sunset at Rooftop@1WLO, a bar situated on a rooftop. You know that your drinks and bites are made fresh-the ingredients come from local farms and the rooftop garden within the bar. Get a photo of your drink in front of the sunset for ultimate social media cred. Don’t forget other Fort Lauderdale hot spots such as the AutoNation Imax 3D Theatre, Daniel’s Antiques, the National Geographic Fine Art Gallery, Zoeli Fitness, and Cycle Bar.
With so much in close proximity to 100 Las Olas, you’ll be sure to get your steps in when walking to all of your favorite places. But don’t miss out on your fitness class! There’s plenty to do in downtown, such as stopping by Zoeli Fitness. This Pilates studio. Will help you gain strength, improve overall flexibility, increase your muscular endurance, improve coordination, balance and good posture. With multiple class schedules with instructors to help guide you, you’re going to balance your mind, body and spirit at Zoeli Fitness. Another great place to get a good workout in is Cycle Bar. Spinning has rapidly grown in popularity due to its upbeat, catchy music and ride that correlates to it. There are differenT classes to choose from based on your choice of cycle speed/intensity. If you’re new to spin, no worries – you can contact the Cycle Bar for a first ride special and rider packages.
If you feel like staying home, 100 Las Olas’ state-of-the-art fitness center is your ideal spot. With top of the line equipment and machines, you will pump up your heart rate while having the best city and water views in the area.
WHERE TO RELAX
Residents of 100 Las Olas will be immersed in the urban vibe of Las Olas, while enjoying an unprecedented level of service. Condo owners will enjoy a wide array of resort-style amenities reserved exclusively for residents, including a private roof top resort-style pool with private cabanas and fire pit lounge, a Residents’ Club Room with catering kitchen and club bar, a Casual News Room, and a state-of-the-art Fitness Center.
Downtown Fort Lauderdale is one of the busiest and most interesting areas in South Florida. Located in the downtown’s center is 100 Las Olas, being developed by The Kolter Group. 100 Las Olas’ 113 private residential condominiums will start on the 16th floor and rise to 499 feet with dramatic city views. Completely separate from the private residences, the lower levels of the tower will include private garage parking and a Hyatt Centric hotel with a lobby level restaurant and bar featuring indoor and outdoor seating, and 8,500 square feet of retail space.
As the only for sale condominium in Downtown Fort Lauderdale, 100 Las Olas is offering 2- to 4- bedroom/2.5- to 4.5-bathroom residences from the $800s with floorplans ranging from 1,811 sq. ft. to 5,281 sq. ft.
Enviably between the Riverwalk and Las Olas Boulevard, 100 Las Olas is just 10 minutes from the Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport. The Sales Gallery is open daily at 200 East Las Olas Boulevard and features a full-scale architectural model and designer kitchen.