By: Maryanne Salvat 

The Friends of St. Jude Present: It’s All About the Kids

On Saturday, September 29, join The Friends of St. Jude-Miami Chapter for a night   All About the Kids! The fifth annual celebration benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will be held on the 19th floor, also known as the basketball court, of the JW Marriott Marquis. DJ Irie will be spinning sounds sure to make the cirque-chic event a night to remember. Guests can expect a fabulous evening filled with dancing and live entertainment all for an amazing cause. Friends of St. Jude – Miami members -$150; Non-members – $175 advanced purchase (includes membership for one year) $200 at the door. For more information visit:





Strawberries and Champagne Spa Package at Aveda Seven Seas Spa & Salon

The Aveda Seven Seas Spa & Salon is brining extra heat to the steam room by introducing its Couple’s Strawberries and Champagne Spa Package. Pairs can enjoy a full-service spa day including dual massage, hand dipped strawberries, private beach cabana and free flowing champagne made for two. Starting October 1, couples can enjoy a 90-minute Aveda Elemental Nature Massage in a luxurious, private suite including free flowing champagne, hand-dipped chocolate covered strawberries and access to steam room and showers. Following the sensual treatment, pampered pairs can escape to a secluded Tiki cabana on the beach with all day pool access. Valued at $500 the impressive package is available for $250. Complimentary valet parking is included. To book, visit


Monday Night Football Viewing Party at Haven Gastro-Lounge

HaVen Gastro-Lounge is proud to announce a Monday Night Football viewing party series, screening each game in high-definition on its wrap-around walls with its state-of-the-art surround sound system. After the massive popularity surrounding the NBA play-off viewing parties and Miami Heat victory, HaVen boasts its idyllic entertainment system, providing the best seats to any sporting event. The Lincoln Road hotspot will feature specially priced beers, select craft cocktails by mixologist Isaac Grillo and global small plates by executive Chef Todd Erickson, perfect for sharing in between high fives. Guests may expect $7 Double Cross Vodka, $4 Coronas and Heinekens to be accompanied by small plates including but not limited to: Buffalo-Style Tots, Mini Bratwursts, Mini Corndogs, and Popcorn. Good Mondays, the weekly Monday night installment, will to continue the nights festivities with DJ Damaged Goods, providing the best of old and new-school hip hop until 5 a.m.




Third Annual World Festival presented by Common Threads

On Tuesday, October 2, Executive Chef Michelle Bernstein will host the Third Annual World Festival presented by Common Threads, in support of the organization’s mission to prevent childhood obesity while celebrating our cultural differences. The evening will feature 20 local chefs from restaurants across Miami. Guests will be treated to delicious samples from some of Miami’s top chefs paired with students from the program as they come together to benefit Common Threads’ cooking and nutrition programs from Miami’s youth. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Common Threads programs in Miami.  For more information on the World Festival and ticket information, visit  Tickets can be purchased online for $150.






Toscana Divino Presents Wine & Fashion Florence Week

Toscana Divino is debuting Miami’s first-ever Tuscan infused celebration called “Wine & Fashion Florence Week.” Toscana Divino is hosting a week full of events with authentic dining, wine, fashion and art straight from the cultural epicenter of Europe from October 8 through October 12, at the peak of grape harvesting season in Chianti Rufina and on the heels of fashion industry’s most famous week in Milan. With the support of The Beacon Council, Toscana Divino’s Wine and Fashion Week highlights, Tuscany’s top sommeliers and winemakers, will be offering wine tastings of new labels, a menu designed by Michelin Star Marco Stabile. Tuscan designers will also be on hand creating unique bags showcasing their talents to guests. To view a complete schedule of upcoming events, visit


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