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Posted by Maryanne Salvat On October - 19 - 2011

BistroHappy Anniversary Wine Depot & Bistro 555

In honor of their first anniversary, starting this week until the end of the month, guests who dine at Wine Depot & Bistro 555 (party of four or more required) will receive a free bottle of champagne. Also, this month, Wine Depot & Bistro 555 will host an amazing wine fair. The wine fair will begin on October 27 and will run until November 6. There are over 400 different wines in stock and will be up to 50% off.



Go_Red_for_Women-logoMiami Red Dress Fashion Show

The American Heart Association is pleased to step out on the runway for Funkshion’s Fall Fashion Week with its “Miami Red Dress Fashion Show” on Thursday, October 20 at the Setai Hotel. The event, which will celebrate fashion, philanthropy, and culture all in the name of women’s heart health, will begin with the pre-show cocktail hour at 8:00 p.m. and a runway show at 9:00 p.m.  Actor and founder of Music For Your Heart Foundation, Ruben Campbell, will kick-off the fashion show with a special performance. Local celebrities walking the runway for the cause include: Monica Fonseca, Natalia Jimenez, Marysol Patton, Danna Garcia, Candella Ferro and Adriana de Moura. Lissette Gonzalez, meteorologist at CBS4, will serve as the Mistress of Ceremonies. Festivities will continue after the fashion show at the MOMMS Post Show Party at Mokai starting at 11:00 p.m. Reservations are required to attend. For further information, call 305.631.4750.


Spam Allstars at Cafeina 

On Friday, October 21, Cafeina presents Miami’s popular Latin-funk band Spam Allstars. The Grammy nominated group will keep guests on their feet as they dance to an improvisational blend of Latin, funk, and hip-hop music. DJ Erick Paredes will keep the party going into the early hours as guests at the Wynwood lounge enjoy $4 Sam Adams Octoberfests as well as Grey Goose and Jose Cuervo bottle specials.


Sole_Luau_Invite_Evite_Oct_22Hula-weenluau at Solé on the Ocean

The ultra-contemporary boutique hotel in Sunny Isles Beach gets “a head” of the holiday with its “Hula-ween” luau on Saturday, October 22 from 5:00 to 10:00pm. For $25 per person, guys and ghouls are invited to celebrate the haunted holiday island-style with a pumpkin carving, paddle boarding, limbo contests (win a weekend stay) and a beachside pig roast, complete with all the Polynesian trimmings. A Mai Tai, valet and ear candy by DJ Dutch and ukulele-clad Aloha Boyz are also included in the price of admission. Festive attire is encouraged and rewarded. For reservations, call 786.923.9300 or email  



2011Halloween MCM “Not So Scary Family Halloween Bash”

You don’t have to be spooked to enjoy Halloween! And that’s just the way Miami Children’s Museum (MCM) will celebrate this year with the MCM “Not So Scary Family Halloween Bash” on Sunday, October 23, from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. at their Watson Island location. All this while benefiting the MCM’s scholarship programs, and your little ghosts and goblins will have a boo-tiful time as they trick or treat their way around the Museum’s 14 galleries, brave the haunted house, test their knowledge in the mad scientist lab, or create crazed crafts.  Families are bound to have a bewitching time decorating pumpkins donated by Robert Netkin and cupcakes donated by Misha’s Cupcakes!  There will also be face painting, balloon artists, scary music by Rhythm City Productions, silent auction, a costume parade and much, much more. Food is sponsored by Epicure Markets with desserts and snacks from Ghirardelli, VITA COCO, Quaker, A Piece of Cake and Coca-Cola.   Special Packages are available including a Benefactors Family Package for $1,000.00 that includes 12 tickets to the Halloween Bash, Benefactor MCM Membership & a personalized tile on the Museum’s Starfish Stroll; a Members Family Package for $500.00 that includes 10 tickets & MCM Family Membership; and a Family Package for $200.00 that includes 6 tickets. Individual tickets are also available for $50.00 each. For more information call 305.373.KIDS (5437), ext. 142 or visit Please note: The Museum will be closed for this event.


eviteforKaraokeforacausemailchimp-233x350Karaoke for a Cause at Rik Rak Salon

Rik Rak Salon, Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables,  and CBS 4’s Cynthia Demos are teaming up to host the first-ever Karaoke for a Cause, on Thursday, October 27 from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. The contest will bring out Miami’s best amateur voices who will vie for first place, all to raise money to support the CHARLEE Organization. Warm up your vocal cords and prepare your inner Elvis for an evening of exciting competition, Karaoke favorites, tasty food, and raffle prizes. The champion will receive a Rik Rak gift certificate and have a chance to defend their title in the next Karaoke for a Cause competition. Karaoke for a Cause committee members include: Denie Harris, Jamie Rusk, Jorge Estevez, Lissette Gonzalez and Stephanie Demos Brown. Tickets are $30 per person in advance and $40 at the door. Admission price includes complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres. To purchase tickets visit or call 305.779. 9793.




best-buddies-logoBest Buddies At The Stage

Best Buddies South Florida is pleased to announce that Buddies at the District presented by the Miami Business Buddies Committee taking place on Thursday, October 27 from 7:30 to 10:00 p.m. Miami finest will come together for an evening of entertainment, food trucks, and friendship. This fabulous fundraiser will be held at the Design District’s trendiest venue, The Stage. Local artists, the Deadly Blank and Space Between Words will energize the crowd to live music while DJ Hottpants will keep everyone moving with a custom set. 300 young professionals and top executives are expected to eat, drink, and network all while supporting a great cause. $35 minimum suggested donation guests are entitled to entrance to the event, complimentary cocktails courtesy of GREY GOOSE Vodka, and a select food truck menu. All the funds raised from Buddies at the District will go towards supporting Best Buddies Miami Programs which positively impact the lives of over 1,000 individuals with and without intellectual disabilities a year.

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