Don’t Miss: Marlins Community Foundation, WALL Labor Day Fun, SUSHISAMBA…

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On September - 1 - 2010

By: Maryanne Salvat

fish n chipsFish ‘N Chips  

The Marlins Community Foundation (FMCF) will host the 4th annual Fish ‘N Chips Casino Party “A Night in Casablanca” on Thursday, September 2 at 6:30 pm at the Fairmont Turnberry Isle. All proceeds from this signature event will benefit the Marlins Community Foundation’s Cornerstones for Kids programs. Guests are welcome to join Marlins players, coaches, and an elite group of community leaders and other celebrities for an evening of fun and stakes at the Craps, Blackjack, Roulette and Poker tables. The evening will feature an array of hors d’oeuvres from Miami’s finest restaurants, signature cocktails by John Lermayer, Celebrity Bartender of The Florida Room, music, a Silent Auction filled with exciting items and the Tiffany & Co. “Mystery Wall.”  A ticket of $100 admits one, a $175 ticket admits two and $200 admits a VIP Poker Player (one guest) with a seat in the poker tournament. Each Casino Player will receive a “$25 Lucky Chip” to get started and Poker Players will receive their “buy-in” at the Poker table for the Texas Hold ’em Poker Tournament.  Guests will be able to up their chances and keep playing for great prizes by purchasing extra Casino Chips throughout the night. Poker players will also be able to purchase more chips during the Texas Hold ’em Tournament. The Fairmont Turnberry Isle is offering a promotional rate of $99.00 to attendees, valid from 8/30-9/5 based on availability. To make reservations, visit or call the Global Reservation Centre at 1(800) 257-7544 and mention the Marlins Fish ‘N Chips event.  Event registration is available online at For more information please call the Marlins Community Foundation at (305) 623-6497 or email All guests must be at least 18 years old to participate.


wallLabor Day Weekend at WALL Lounge

WALL Lounge at W South Beach is celebrating Labor Day weekend with a stellar line-up.  Check out DJ Ross One Friday, September 3rd, DJ JASK on Saturday, September 4th and celebrate Miami nightlife fixture and velvet rope king, Laurent Bourgade’s birthday on Sunday, September 5th.


Udonis FoundationUdonis Races for the Children

Miami Heat Forward, Udonis Haslem will hit the water with the four-time World Champion Miss GEICO race team in an effort to raise money for his Children’s Foundation. The public is invited to join Haslem and his kids at The Water Club located at 3969 NE 163rd Street in North Miami from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 5.  Door prizes, raffles and autographs will take place during the afternoon festivities. This event is free and open to the public. A portion of food and drink purchases will benefit the Foundation.


sushiHappy Independence Day Brazil!

 SUSHISAMBA dromo pays homage to its culinary heritage by hosting a celebration to mark Brazil’s Independence Day on Tuesday, September 7 at 9 p.m., the same night as the restaurant’s famed weekly party, Cosplay.  Located on Lincoln Road, SUSHISAMBA dromo will host an evening full of festivities with a specialty cocktail, limited-edition dishes and the celebratory movements of Samba and Capoeira (a 400-year-old Brazilian dance that incorporates martial arts). The show will feature performer Gil Santos and will include dancers and Brazilian drummers with a live show at 9:00 p.m. followed by a Brazilian inspired Cosplay celebration.  Pop-off the night with a Sambista ($15) cocktail,  a creative mix of Pop Rocks, cachaca, strawberry-cinnamon “conserva” and sweet basil.  Authentic specials will be available September 4 through 7, and include Espetinho de Camarão ($12), grilled shrimp, cashews, grilled lime, coconut and tomato sauce; Frango Recheado ($22), stuffed chicken roulade, crispy polenta, orange emulsion and heart of palm salad; and Quindim ($8), Brazilian coconut flan, almond crust, passion fruit foam and coffee reduction.  For more information, go to


 FNOMerrickSave the Date for Fashion’s Night Out (FNO)

 Village of Merrick Park

 On Friday, September 10, from 6 to 9 p.m., Village of Merrick Park will host an official Fashion’s Night Out. The event will take place throughout the center as well as in participating retailers. Event components will include a Fashion’s Night Out Lounge which will feature cool music, light bites provided by SAWA Restaurant & Lounge, informal modeling and a sneak peak of Fall 2010 trends as well as many other exciting initiatives. Guests will enjoy complimentary cocktails provided by Belvedere Vodka & Atlantico Rum, as well as a coffee station provided by Café Bustelo. Patrons will be able to capture their Fashion’s Night Out experience by receiving a complimentary professional picture with any purchase of $25 or more from any retailer throughout  the center. Fashion’s Night Out participants will include Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Diane von Furstenberg, Jimmy Choo and Etro.  For more information vist

 Grey Goose Vodka Hosts…

 Saks 5th Avenue Bal Harbour  invites you to join hosts Sarah Harrelson, Christina Getty Maercks, Lucy Burks and Jillian Jacobson-Altit and meet celebrity chef Michelle Bernstein as you enjoy light bites from Michy’s and Sra. Martinez and sip on couture cocktails courtesy of Grey Goose vodka.  Rock and shop for a good cause with 5% of the weekend’s sales benefitting Common Threads.

 Miami Design District

 Miami’s Design District invites you to splurge at boutiques such as Y-3, Maison Martin Margiela and En Avance as you sip on couture cocktails courtesy of GREY GOOSE Vodka, enjoy live music and munch on bites compliments of the Miami Design District shops from 6-10 p.m.


We promise a full line-up of FNO next week. 


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