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IMG_6445Model Beach Volleyball

The 8th annual Model Beach Volleyball is happening on March 11 and 12. A battle that consists of a bracket-style competition where teams compete against each other in a round robin format benefits the Jack Brewer Foundation which aids women and children living in impoverished and underdeveloped communities by giving food, education and more. Bvddy, a local Miami based company will be sponsoring the Model Beach Volleyball tournament and giving people the opportunity to ‘buddy up’ with some of Miami’s hottest models. They will have tug of war, rock climbing and even a cooling station. For more information click on the link above.

 

 

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This year, matchboxfoodgroup is making every meal count by joining thousands of restaurants nationwide to raise funds for No Kid Hungry®. From March 8, 2017, to March 8, 2018, matchbox American Kitchen + Spirit and Ted’s BULLETIN will donate 10 cents from every matchbox pizza and 10 cents of every Ted’s BULLETIN Ted’s Tart sold (up to $75,000) at all locations to help the fight against childhood hunger. Funds raised by matchboxfoodgroup will support No Kid Hungry’s work to connect vulnerable children to effective nutrition programs like School Breakfast and Summer Meals, creating public-private partnerships that work together to identify and break down barriers, allowing children access to meals, and teaching low-income families how to stretch their food budgets and cook healthy, affordable meals. For more information on matchboxfoodgroup visit www.matchboxfoodgroup.com, follow the team on Twitter or Instagram (@matchbox369).

 

Miami-Forida-event-page-2017-16th Annual Wine, Women, and Shoes

On Friday, March 17, nearly 700 of South Florida’s most fashionable women will come together at the 6th Annual Wine, Women & Shoes (WW&S), one of the largest women’s fundraising events nationwide, to support the children and families at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. The event, presented by Faena Rose and Christina Getty, has raised nearly $2.5 million since 2012, and it’s one of the highest revenue making Wine, Women & Shoes events from over 175 in the country. The event begins at 10:30 a.m. at SOHO Studios. For more information contact Marilen.marnett@mchf.org.

 

The Little Lighthouse Foundation Hearts & Stars Gala

The Little Lighthouse Foundation’s (LLF) Hearts & Stars Gala Weekend will take place March 16 to 18, 2017 culminating with the Hearts & Stars Gala: Mystic Dreams, which will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at a private waterfront mansion on Star Island in Miami Beach, Florida. LLF assists children and families in South Florida who struggle with educational, financial, and medical hardships. The Hearts & Stars Gala is a black tie optional, fantasy themed party. Guests will enjoy a top shelf open bar featuring Ketel One Vodka, Italian sparkling wines from Tita Italia Wines & Delicatessen, and food tastings from some of South Florida’s top restaurants and caterers. In addition, guests will enjoy FIJI water and La Croix sparkling water. Music will be provided by Marcos Noel, Patrick Pizzorni, and Willy Monfret. Information about the Hearts & Stars Gala Weekend can be found at www.heartsandstarsgala.com or by contacting Jonathan Babicka at Jonathan@TheLittleLighthouse.org or 305-401-3949.

 

FemCity Miami Cocktail 

FemCity Miami, a networking community dedicated to helping and arming women with the tools they need to grow their business and live a happy life, invites you to enjoy an evening of cocktails, sweet treats and a carefully curated pop-up marketplace on Thursday, March 30 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm at the historic Coco Plum Woman’s Club located at 1375 Sunset Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33143. In its inaugural event and created for women who enjoy great style, shopping and fine cocktails, this is a great opportunity for women to join together for an evening of shopping and fun with the common purpose of supporting and giving back to the community. Ten percent (10%) of the funds raised from the ticket sales will be donated to the non-profit organization Lotus House, to help support the lives of homeless women and children. For additional information to purchase the early bird ticket price of $15, vendor and sponsorship information, visit http://www.femcity.com/events/femcity-girls-night-miami/

origGilt Sample Sale by Gilt City

The Gilt Sample Sale: Miami begins today at 7:00 p.m. – Held in partnership with Style Saves, is a celebrated shopping party featuring a treasure trove of designer finds—at up to 80% off retail—plus free cocktails, snacks, styling services and more. This year’s location is 59 N.W. 14th Street. For more information visit: https://www.gilt.com/city/miami/offer/gcwarehousemiami17.

 

juniors_milkshakeJunior’s Restaurant in Boca Raton Serves New Yorker Shake

THIS WEEKEND ONLY Junior’s Restaurant in Boca Raton, Florida will offer a special milkshake in collaboration with the ultra-popular Black Tap New York. The New Yorker Shake will be served Friday, March 3rd through Sunday, March 5th at Junior’s Restaurant in Boca Raton’s Mizner Park for $19. This specially-created Crazy Shake features a vanilla frosted and graham cracker rim and is topped with a slice of Junior’s Strawberry Cheesecake: an homage to New York City as well as a once-in-a-lifetime dessert! JUST GO!

Announcing Rosé Saturdays at Nikki Beach

Drink Pink at Nikki Beach Every Saturday with rosé by the glass for $5 and Bottles of rosé for $25. Spend the afternoon sipping rosé, dining on light bites from Nikki Beach’s lunch menu and feasting on sunset specials from 4 – 6pm, while dancing and soaking up the endless sunshine. The vibe is Côte d’Azur chic as the DJ spins happy house music. A Miami Beach landmark since1998, Nikki Beach continues to delight guests with its South of France-style joie de vivre, lively DJs and dancers and iconic white daybeds and teepees. Nikki Beach is located at 1 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL.

Lunch is served from noon til 6pm.

From 4pm – 6pm, Sunset Special light bites include:

$2 oysters

$7 ceviches

$20 lobster rolls

$15 Prosciutto di Parma Pizza

 

The Habit CharClubis

The Habit Restaurants, Inc. is giving all existing and new members a free Charburger with cheese during the month of March.   The Habit Burger Grill has four Palm Beach County locations:  1831 S. Federal Highway, Delray Beach; Buckingham Plaza at 280 South State Road 7, Royal Palm Beach; 3333 Northlake Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens; and 5560 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton.  The Miami location is at Fountain Square, 9971 West Flagler Street, Miami. The Habit CharClub is a free program that offers members perks including exclusive updates from The Habit executive chef, a special treat on your birthday, invitations to grand openings and special events, first-hand information about new menu items and limited time offerings, and more. For a limited time, March 1-31, 2017, The Habit will be rewarding existing CharClub members with an offer for a free Charburger with cheese.  Everyone is invited to participate, and if you are not a member, ‘make it a habit’ and sign up for the CharClub by visiting http://www.habitburger.com/charclub. Once you have signed up for the CharClub, your free Charburger offer will be sent directly to your email, no strings attached. Connect with The Habit on social media at facebook.com/habitburger, instagram.com/habitburgergrilltwitter.com/habitburger  and youtube.com/habittube.

 

9th Annual Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon

On March 7, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens will welcome South Florida’s boldest fashion-forward supporters to its 9th Annual Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon, known informally as “The Hat Luncheon.”  Each year this must-go event attracts 300 guests from Miami, Palm Beach and New York for a beautiful, stylish day including a champagne lunch and informal modeling in Vizcaya’s European-style grounds.Tickets can be purchased online starting at $350 per person. Tables of 10 guests are available for $3,500 and premier James Deering tables of 10 for $5,000. For more information about the Preservation Luncheon, visit www.vizcayapreservation.org or email events@vizcaya.org.

 

Miami Symphony Pop-Up Series

The Miami Symphony Orchestra (MISO) and the Miami Design District’s Miami Symphony Pop-Up Series is returning to the famed Palm Court on Friday, March 10, 2017 from 5 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The live music event has become increasingly popular with each performance—the last saw over 2,000 guests in attendance—and the upcoming is slated to be bigger. The pop-up classical music performance is bringing in special musical artists including Emily Estefan, who is fresh off of debuting on four Billboard charts to make this complimentary event even more special for attendees.

The Miami Symphony Pop-Up Series is the culmination of a vision that the Design District and MISO are collaborating on to bring together families and members of the community with a shared passion for culture, art and music, and to enjoy them all in one inspiring space—the Design District’s Palm Court.

The neighborhood is also offering free parking and admission to encourage guests to attend and experience sounds from world-class musicians surrounded by art and architecture under the stars.

Cork & Fork at Carnaval on the Mile

Join Chefs Michelle Bernstein, Adrianne Calvo, Cindy Hutson and Eileen Andrade as they host the 2nd Annual Cork & Fork food and wine tasting, held during Carnaval on the Mile. The two-day event will feature intimate culinary demonstrations, tastings from participating chefs and local restaurants, book signings and live entertainment, all benefiting the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana’s youth programs. More information on the event, including participating restaurants can be found at http://carnavalmiami.com/cork-fork/.

Saturday, March 4, 2017 (1 – 4pm, 7 – 10pm) & Sunday, March 5, 2017 (11am – 2pm, 4 – 7pm)

Pavilion Tent
Alhambra Circle and Salzedo
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Tickets are $50 per session and can be purchased via the event’s Eventbrite page here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cork-fork-carnaval-on-the-mile-tickets-29537702062?aff=es2

 

 

 

Don’t Miss: Red Bike Studios, Faena and Veuve Clicquot Carnaval

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On February - 22 - 2017

Grand-Opening-AVE.jpgRed Bike Studios

South Florida’s coveted indoor cycling studio, RedBike, is scheduled to open its second location on February 23rd. Following its amazing success in Brickell, RedBike Studios is ready to open its doors in the heart of Aventura at 18725 Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 350. RedBike, a concept born, bred and inspired by Miami, has reinvented the riding experience – drawing from the culture, sounds, flavors and magic that is special about its native city and incorporating these elements into its rides. RedBike introduces a high level of quality, intimacy, convenience and service different than that of traditional large health clubs and gyms.

 

Chef Mallmann and Terrazas de los Andes host dinner at Faena

Join one of South America’s most celebrated chefs, Francis Mallmann, for an intimate evening reception and dining experience under the stars on Thursday, February 23 for a reception and seated dinner.  This exclusive event begins with a special welcome reception at Faena Hotel Miami Beach’s idyllic Tree of Life, where guests will enjoy curated wine selections and small bites with renowned Chef Mallmann of Los Fuegos.  A family-style dinner will follow at Los Fuegos joined by Terrazas de Los Andes Brand Ambassador, Dino Altomare.  The event is prices at $195 per person., exclusive of tax and gratuity.  For tickets, visit: www.losfuegosfaenamiami.tocktix.com

Veuve Clicquot Carnaval

Miamians are invited to indulge in the excitement of Carnaval with a breeze-filled patio brunch and breathtaking views of the Magic City. image001Guests will enjoy music, games and bites inspired by the international celebration, along with cocktails featuring Veuve Clicquot’s newest champagne innovations: Veuve Clicquot Rich and Rich Rosé. Inspired by mixology and designed to be served over ice and mixed with fresh fruits, vegetables or herbs, these Clicquot Rich drinks add a unique flair to the Carnaval festivities. Call 786-805-4646 or visit http://www.east-miami.com/en/special-offers/celebrate-carnaval-at-quinto-la-huella to reserve your spot at this special Veuve Clicquot celebration! Experience signature Clicquot Rich cocktails, samba dancers, live music and more at the third-annual Veuve Clicquot Carnaval hosted by international supermodel Adriana Lima on Saturday, March 4. Tickets to the main event are available now at VCCarnaval.com for $35 per person.

 

 

South Florida Valentine Specials:

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On February - 3 - 2017

candyThe St. Regis Valentine Specials

Dinner at Atlantikós – Savor the sensory pleasures of Santorini with an exquisite four-course romantic dinner at Atlantikós.  Executive Chef Anastasios ‘Tasos’ Chasekioglou curated menu includes Butter Poached Lobster, Braised Short Ribs, Grilled Mediterranean Seabass, and decadent desserts by Antonio Bachour and our talented pastry team.

Heart to Heart Package at Remède Spa – The St. Regis Bal Harbour is a peerless haven of oceanfront elegance, quiet unwavering taste, anticipatory service and seductive amenities. On Valentine’s Day, couples are invited to enjoy a 90-minute couples body exfoliation and massage. The experience ends with a sparkling glass of champagne and strawberries, while couples relax side-by-side at the Spa coed relaxation room.

[$620 + 20% service charge per couple. Package available throughout the month of February]

Love Birds High Tea at La Gourmandise – Love Birds can indulge on Valentine’s Day with a signature tea for two experience at La Gourmandise. Spoil your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day with a romantic Tea-for-Two by our talented pastry team and Antonio Bachour’s marvelous sugary confections. Start the high tea experience with a glass of Champagne or a tea-infused mocktail, followed by a delightful assortment of sweet and savory delicacies paired with a tea selection from our extensive tea list.

Oceanfront Day Villa Private Dining Experience – Go beyond expectation and celebrate Valentine’s Day with a five-course private butler-served dinner overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. The experience begins with a bottle of vintage Champagne, followed by an exquisite five-course dinner led by Executive Chef Franck Steigerwald.  The romance continues with a custom heart-shaped dessert cake just for two.  The luxurious Oceanfront Day Villa is yours to enjoy throughout the evening, and includes a private indoor lounge and outdoor dining terrace.

 

SuViche Valentine’s Day

SuViche is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a Single & Saucy party stating at 7 p.m. on February 14th at the restaurant’s Las Olas and Wynwood locations. The Single & Saucy festivities will include food and drink specials such as Free Sake and Champagne splits (with the purchase of an entrée), extended Happy Hour and Buy One, Get One Half Off Sushi Rolls. There will also be a DJ at both locations to keep the party going.

Romance at the Fontainbleau Miami Beach

This year, in addition to indulging on Valentine’s Day, Fontainebleau Miami Beach is honoring love throughout the entire month of February for National Romance Month. Aside from Valentine’s Day offerings at the hotel’s award-winning signature restaurants, the iconic hotel will also offer a variety of romantic activities visitors can enjoy all month long. From an intimate dinner for two in your own private cabana to chocolate and champagne tastings, Fontainebleau is sure to keep you feeling loved. On February 14, diners can enjoy prix-fixe menus at Scarpetta by Scott Conant and StripSteak by Michael Mina. Guests can always end on a sweet note with a stop at Chez Bon Bon for a romance themed treat.

Month Long & Valentine’s Day

Every Saturday in the month starting at 7 p.m. and on Valentine’s day, Tuesday, February 14, StripSteak by Michael Mina will offer a romantic candle-lit, flower adorned private cabana dinner for two under the stars for $500 per couple, excluding tax and gratuity, with an optional sommelier chosen wine pairing. The menu includes an amuse bouche of Kabocha Pumpkin Soup with chestnuts, pepitas and onion foam; followed by a Shellfish Platter with oysters, shrimp and King crab; Baby Beet Salad, Chateaubriand and Milk Chocolate Mousse Bar for dessert.

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Full Moon Celebration at Nobu Eden Roc Hotel
To celebrate the stimulating Full Moon, the Nobu Eden Roc Hotel will be featuring a rejuvenating selection of wellness events each month. This month’s wellness event is Acro Yoga, inspiring Miami residents and their sweethearts to visit the hotel and channel their inner yogi while date night options are available for guests to continue the relaxation at the Spa Eden Roc – where they can indulge the mind, body and spirit on a sensory journey. Bubbly in the relaxation room and a sensual couples massage curate the ultimate bonding experience.

Option 1: Acroyoga on the Spa Eden Roc Terrace
Featuring Vendors— Malibu Farm, Truly Organic, Boho Hunter, Suja Juice, Harmless Coconut Water
When: Saturday, February 11th 6:00 – 7:00p
Cost: $10 – parking not included

Option 2: Couples AcroYoga and Massage
When: Saturday, February 11th 6:00 – 7:00p
Date Night 7:15 – 10:15p
Including: Access to AcroYoga followed by champagne in the relaxation room and a couples massage (15 min massage tutorial, 60 minute couples massage)
Cost: $450 – includes tax, gratuity, and valet

Option 3: Full-moon Yoga Weekend Getaway
When: Friday, February 10 – Sunday, February 12
Includes: Both the AcroYoga & Date Night options
Cost: Rates starting at $459

For more information on the property and our full moon wellness series, visit our website at www.nobuedenroc.com.


JOELLE Boutique Opens at the SLS Hotel

On Sunday, February 5th, JOELLE will team up with Hyde Beach Lounge at the SLS Hotel for a trunk show of her latest 2017 collection. In honor of Valentine’s Day, the trunk show will offer many special pieces perfect for the special woman in your life. JOELLE, a nationally acclaimed online boutique offering artisanal treasures from around the world, will be selling an assortment of kaftans, jewelry, totes, clothing and more. The trunk show will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  at 1701 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach. Also, check out www.JoelleStore.com

 

Housing Works 2nd Annual Design on a Dime Miami

Housing Works 2nd Annual Design on a Dime Miami will feature 30+ top designers tasked with curating unique room vignettes with donated art, furniture, and home décor. These great donated pieces will then be sold at 50-80% off to support Housing Works’ efforts to end AIDS in the US by 2025. Design on a Dime Miami will kick off at the Moore Building on Saturday, February 4th with our ticketed Opening Night Reception and Sale, followed by an intimate Chairman’s Dinner honoring Criselda Breene and Iran Issa-Khan. The sale will be free and open to the public on Sunday, February 5th. More information, and tickets, at doadmia2017.splashthat.com.

 

Scarpetta Introduces Winter Black Truffle Tasting Menuscarpetta

Scarpetta, the AAA Four Diamond Award-winning Italian eatery at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, is celebrating Black Truffle season with a prix-fixe Winter Black Truffle chef’s tasting menu. For $185 per person (excluding tax and gratuity), indulge your senses with a four-course dinner, where each dish is expertly paired with the “black diamond” of the kitchen, while supplies last. An optional wine pairing is available with sommelier’s selection. Scarpetta is located at 4441 Collins Avenue, within the Sorrento Tower at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, and dinner is served nightly beginning at 6 p.m. For more information please visit fontainebleau.com/diningevents. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 877.326.7412.

 

volleyballSwatch Beach Volleyball Major Series

The amazing international lifestyle and sporting spectacle, Swatch Beach Major Series, is coming back to Fort Lauderdale for a second year! In partnership with Red Bull Extreme Sports, the Fort Lauderdale Major is teaming up with AutoNation for a super luxe VIP fundraising event called “Cocktails with the Champions” at which we’d love to host you. This exclusive charity event will raise money for NSU’s Institute for Breast and Solid Tumor Cancer Research.

On Thursday, February 9, you’ll have an opportunity to spend an unforgettable evening with beach volleyball’s Olympic & World Champions directly on the sands of Fort Lauderdale Beach. You can expect the most amazing food from renowned catering company DO & CO  and an intimate performance by reggae singer-songwriter Mishka, all while raising money for a wonderful cause! Cost: $150 per person Contact: call 954-900-6700, email vip.ftl@beachmajors.com, or visit https://us.swatchmajorseries.com/en/1123/cocktails-with-the-champions

LAFAYETTE Lafayette 148 New York Opens at Brickell City Center

Global luxury fashion brand Lafayette 148 New York is excited to announce the opening of its Brickell City Centre location, another milestone celebrating the brand’s 20th anniversary. Lafayette 148 New York brings together the finest European fabrics and expert craftsmanship to create chic collections for the sophisticated, confident woman. Designed with unique versatility, Lafayette 148 New York will unveil its spring resort collection in South Florida, offering complimentary personal stylists, expert fittings, and alterations as part of the exceptional shopping experience. Thursday, January 26, 2017 Lafayette 148 New York will host an evening of shopping for a cause at the Brickell City Centre boutique.  Shoppers will enjoy 20% off their entire purchase and Lafayette 148 New York will donate an additional 20% to the No More Tears project!

 

No More Tears is a non-profit organization that aids victims of domestic violence and human trafficking, mostly women and children that have fallen prey to unspeakable abuse and that find a second chance thanks to No More Tears.

Enjoy cocktails and canapés while supporting this incredible cause!

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Cocktails and Canapés

7:00 – 9:00pm

Lafayette 148 New York

Brickell City Centre – Level Two

701 S Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33131 

Kindly RSVP: Lafayette148NY@TaraInk.com

 

 pegasusPegasus World Cup Invitational

On January 28th, The Stronach Group’s inaugural $12 Million Pegasus World Cup Invitational will take place in South Florida at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, FL, USA.

The Pegasus World Cup Invitational will surpass the $10 million Dubai World Cup as the world’s richest thoroughbred horse race. Tickets for The Pegasus World Cup Invitational are now on sale and can be purchased online at www.PegasusWorldCup.com. With limited tickets available and close to 12,000 people slated to be in attendance from across the globe, the international spotlight will be shining bright on South Florida! Additionally, the world will be able to tune into this special entertainment sporting experience as it will be broadcast live on NBC from 4:30pm – 6:30pm EST.

 

 

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