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Posted by Maryanne Salvat On June - 29 - 2011

07032011WALLEndDependenceJuly 4th WALL Weekend


Miami co-owners Karim Masri, Nicola Siervo, Navin Chatani and Jarred Grant present a star spangled DJ lineup for Independence Day weekend. The 4,000-square-foot VIP hotspot and celeb favorite welcomes special guest performers and an array of local and national mix masters. On Thursday, June 30, kick-off Fourth of July weekend with DJ Sinatra’s hip hop and powerpop beats; Friday, July 1, Las Vegas’ master scratcher DJ Five mixes hip-hop, R&B, rock, house and everything in between; Saturday, July 2,Aussie twin sister tag-team NERVO blend sexed-up electro-house music on the turn tables; Sunday, July 3, Angel, Ramiro, Rick Sarille, Matt Werner and Rene guest host End Dependence presented by Voli Vodka with sounds by Derek Walin & Michael AnGelo. To reserve a table, email




Louis V.Aventura Mall Welcomes Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton announces its forthcoming move to the Aventura Mall in Miami, Florida. As of July 1, Louis Vuitton Aventura will be the latest addition to the Maison’s network of stores in North America and dramatically enhance the Louis Vuitton experience for Miami customers.The new Aventura location will replace Louis Vuitton’s Bal Harbour store, which will remain open through the end of June.While the temporary store opening in Aventura on July 1st will house a full array of product categories and collections, a permanent Louis Vuitton store at Aventura Mall, adhering in design to the Maison’s very latest global store concept, is scheduled to open next Fall, 2012. It will offer a considerably larger retail experience than ever before to Louis Vuitton’s Miami customers, with an internal grand staircase linking the two floors, and a prominent exterior façade. 




Beats After Sunset at the Bass Museum of Art 

This Friday, July 1, the Bass Museum of Art celebrates its monthly first-Friday happy hour event, Beats After Sunset, from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Guests in attendance will be treated to a preview of the museum’s newest exhibit “Sandra Gamarra: At the Same Time (al mismo tiempo)” featuring works by Madrid-based Peruvian artist Sandra Gamarra created specifically for the museum. Gamarra is scheduled to be present during the reception. The exhibition extends throughout the first floor main entrance and exhibition area and will be on view Saturday, July 2, through Sunday, October 16. For her exhibition at the Bass Museum, the artist has created new paintings based on photographs taken of visitors looking at works in the museum’s Taplin Gallery, alluding to a spiritual relationship between the maker, the work, the viewer and the point at which they meet in the museum. In addition, art and design lovers will receive a sneak peek of the museum’s soon to be fully launched on-site boutique elemental@thebass. Lastly, all guests will enjoy beats by DJ Uchi Isabella (WVUM/NDM), complimentary mixologist cocktails, Magner’s Irish Cider and Perrier sparkling water. Asian eats will be provided by Yummy ChunBuns. The event is free for members and $8 for non-members. For more information, call 305.673.7530 or visit



fourthFourth of July Weekend Specials

 National Hotel Miami Beach will host a patriotic poolside bash at its backyard oasis, Aqua Bar & Grill, and is also offering a special room rate of $179 for those that want to extend the celebration into the night. From 4:00 p.m. until sunset, guests will savor classic American barbeque fare ($34 per adult; $17 per child), and for an additional $34 sip unlimited specialty beverages (beverage special available from 4 to 7 p.m.), beer and wine while enjoying live entertainment by DJ Bryan alongside the hotel’s iconic 205-ft infinity pool. Upon nightfall, guests will be able to take advantage of the hotel’s beachfront access offering front row seats to Miami Beach’s sparkling fireworks display. Valet is also available at a discounted rate of $15. For reservations, call 305.532.2311 or visit


Gibraltar at Grove Isle Hotel & Spa will host a bayside barbeque celebration from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. culminating in not one, but three of Miami’s best fireworks extravaganzas originating from downtown Miami, Key Biscayne and Miami Beach. For $20 per adult and $10 per child ($15 for adult members) guests will enjoy holiday staples including Angus Burgers, backyard BBQ chicken and baked beans, as well as beverage specials for an additional fee. For those who wish to turn the nation’s birthday into a weekend-long celebration, Grove Isle is offering 15% off the best available room rate (starting at $179 per night), 10% off spa services at The Spa, complimentary valet parking and a welcome bottle of wine (champagne if room is upgraded to the Luxury Bayfront Room). For barbeque reservations at Gibraltar, call 305.860.4381. For hotel reservations, call 800.884.7683 (guests should request the “Florida Resident’s Rate” when reserving the hotel stay; minimum of a two-night stay required). For more information, visit


Popular South Beach resto-bar, Burger & Beer Joint, celebrates Independence Day with menu specials and hot rods beginning Sunday, July 3 through Monday, July 4. Guests in attendance can enjoy “Starter Promos” such as a 10-piece Country Fried Chicken platter with a side of honey ($10); a 10-piece BBQ Wing Basket with a side of blue cheese and celery ($10) or a hearty Red Bean Soup with beef and ciabatta bread toasts ($6). Entrée options include a gooey BBQ Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese sandwich made with Texas Toast Bread, arugula, grilled onions, jalapeño jack cheese and served with a side of coleslaw and mac ‘n’ cheese ($16) and a Chimichurri Steak Sandwich made with ciabatta bread, an 8 oz skirt steak, spinach, fried egg and served with french fries. With the purchase of either sandwich special, guests will receive a complimentary glass of Sam Adams draft beer. In addition, automobile aficionados can partake in B&B’s monthly daytime cruise in and car show “Overdrive Sundays” party starting at noon. Guests will have the opportunity to show off their classic cars, cruisers, hot rods or bikes at the restaurant for a chance to win the “People’s Choice Award” (based on votes). All “Overdrive” participants receive 25% off their entire bill. Space is limited and registering in advance is encouraged. For more information, call 305.672.3287 or visit

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