Jerry Powers is the co-founder and former publisher of Ocean Drive Magazine and Ocean Drive en Espanol, magazines that continue to capture Miami’s glamour, fashion, and social scene, while famously featuring the latest gossip, fashion, photography, and news from every hot spot in the world.
Where were you born ?
How long in Miami:
Hakkasan, Prime Italian, and Shoji Sushi
Best Ethnic Food:
Best place for late night dining:
Jerry's Famous Deli
Best place for a romantic date:
Best Sunday brunch:
LIV at the Fontainebleau
Best place for a power business meeting:
Smith & Wollensky
All-around favorite spot in Miami:
I love to visit the Overtown Youth Center. It's amazing and inspiring to be there. Alonzo Mourning has done such a great job with these kids.
If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend?
The W South Beach
Favorite shopping venue/boutique:
Best place to buy Jewelry/Watches:
Favorite Charity Event:
Zo's Summer Groove
Favorite Cultural Event:
Art Basel. This event brings out the best in Miami, and we get a chance to shine on a global level.
Favorite Cultural Institution:
Best Aspect of Miami:
It is the place where I met my wife, had my daughter, and launched the most successful magazine business. Miami will always have a special place in my heart. Also, the beach, the beach, the beach?
Prime One Twelve
Frankie's Pizza on Bird Road
Burger & Beer Joint and Joe's Stone Crab
Best Gym/Athletic Facility:
Playing tennis at Flamingo Park
Private, at home.
Best Limousine/Driving Service:
The Jewish Museum on Miami Beach
Favorite historic/legendary place to see or explore:
Coconut Grove reminds me of my hippie days in the '60s. It doesn't have the same vibe anymore, but it brings back great memories.