The Journal

The written word is very important to our extended family and to the more than 1000 writers who have been in residence in the Betsy Writer’s Room, so it’s no surprise we created an online journal — with stories, updates, and local insights for you to enjoy.

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The Chef Behind The Betsy’s Pastry Program

Beautiful baked goods, fresh pastries, and exquisite desserts are all hallmarks of a stay at The Betsy — and behind each of them is Pastry Chef Gabriela Amelunge, who oversees our pastry program and creates made-from-scratch desserts for both of our restaurants.

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January 12, 2021
Early Morning Dip

Miami Art Week 2020 at The Betsy

This season, The Betsy is welcoming 11 new exhibits to its 20,000 square feet of gallery space, showcasing spectacular original work by award-winning photographers, designers, and other artists — all curated by co-owner Lesley Goldwasser.

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November 25, 2020
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The Power of Blue Spaces

At The Betsy, we’re well versed in the restoarative power of art, music, and poetry.

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November 9, 2020
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Zen and the Art of Betsy Exhibitions 2020/21

Join The Betsy Hotel and FIU MBUS for 7 Monday nights of conversation with thought-leaders and artists connected to our new exhibitions, opening Miami Art Week 2020 – curated by our co-owner, Lesley Goldwasser.

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November 3, 2020
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Captured By You

We love seeing our home, our street, and our neighborhood through new eyes — so we’re thrilled to be sharing these photographs taken by you, our guests, friends, and extended Betsy family.

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October 26, 2020

Zen and the Art of Remembrance and Reckoning

An online gathering presented by The Betsy Hotel,  Florida International University, and the Jewish American Holocaust and Literature Association.

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October 6, 2020