By: Maryanne Salvat 

660660 at The Angler’s October Prix Fixe Menu

Nestled among lush greenery and just steps away from bustling Collins Avenue, 660 at The Angler’s offers a garden oasis to enjoy a dinner or a cocktail. The restaurant’s serene landscape is an ideal escape for couples seeking an intimate dining experience or a quaint retreat for friends gathering for a bite. The cuisine is led by Chef Matthew Medrano, offering a 3 course October Prix Fixe menu for $39. 660 at The Angler also features happy hour and its popular Eat. Drink. Lounge. every Wednesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. featuring a different, international theme every week and including cocktail and food specials along with live musical entertainment on par with the evening’s theme. The usual happy hour will still be in effect during these hours which include $6 tapas, cocktails and $4 beers; for more information visit www.theanglersresort.com or call 305.534.9600.

 

 

The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® 

PrintOn Saturday, October 18, from 6:00 a.m. to 11 a.m., The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® will celebrate its 19th anniversary in Miami. Each year, the local Affiliate invites supporters, survivors and those in need to join them in a day of celebration. Last year, the event welcomed 16,000 in attendance and raised $1.325 million. Susan G. Komen® Miami/Ft. Lauderdale is dedicated to combating breast cancer at every front. Seventy-five percent of the Affiliate’s net income goes toward funding grants to local hospitals and community organizations that provide breast health education and breast cancer screening and treatment programs for uninsured, medically underserved women in Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties. The remaining twenty-five percent supports the national Komen Grants Program, which funds groundbreaking breast cancer research, meritorious awards and educational and scientific programs around the world. Registration is now open and participant fees range from $10 to $45. Proceeds of the event will benefit Susan G. Komen® Miami/Ft. Lauderdale. Visit: www.komenmiaftl.org/komen-race-for-the-cure/ for additional registration and Race details. For more information, call Madelyn Reus at 305-383-7116 x204 or email madelyn@komenmiaftl.org. NO HANDBAGS OR BOOKBAGS WILL BE ALLOWED AT THE RACE.

 

 

 

NINE and Peace Love World Team Up For Breast CancerNINE_PoolsideBBQ_evite

NINE at Mary Brickell Village and Brickell Magazine have teamed up to host a poolside BBQ in support of the fight against women’s cancers on October 15 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Guests will meet at Grand Bay Beach Club, NINE’s private beach on Key Biscayne, for cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and more. The festivities include a Fall Fashion Presentation by Peace Love World. The required attire for this event is pink. Cocktails will be supplied by Foss Marai Spumanti. Also NINE has vowed to donate $500 for each condo sold in the month of October to honor Breast Cancer Awareness month. RSVP Required: nine@taraink.com.

 

Ortanique on the Mile: Cooking with Chef Cindy Hutson

Ortanique on the Mile will be hosting its month cooking class on Saturday, October 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Guests will have the opportunity to learn the secrets behind Chef Cindy Hutson’ Cuisine of the Sun. Participants will get a chance to play chef as they learn how to prepare Cindy’s signature dishes: Loaded Baked Potato Bisque with Vande Rose Farms Bacon Lardoons and Cabot Clothbound Cheddar in Russet Cups; Cumin-and Coriander-Dusted Mahi-Mahi with Eggplant and Vine Ripe Tomato Sauté Slivered Garlic and Sambal Pepper Sauce; and Drunken Banana Fritters with Cinnamon Ice Cream. Each course will be complimented with champagne or wine. Guests will also be treated to a sneak peek into Cindy’s first cook book, expected to release in February 2015. The class is limited to 24 people and the cost is $108 per person.

 

 

eventposterThe EDGE Charitable Foundation Celebrates “A Night in Casablanca”

The Early Development of Global Education (EDGE) Charitable Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, invites the South Florida community to their second annual Casino Night. The Hispanic Police Officers Association of Miami-Dade (HPOA) is the presenting sponsor of “A Night in Casablanca.” The themed event will be held on Saturday, October 18, at 7:00 p.m., at The Fairways on the Key – Crandon Park Golf Course. As of today, The EDGE Charitable Foundation has helped more than 20,000 children in the United States, Haiti, Jamaica, Kenya, Guatemala, India, Madagascar, Nicaragua and Puerto Rico. The organization raises funds to benefit children who are homeless, unaccompanied, and victims of human trafficking, domestic violence or victimized in any other way. The Casino Night’s lounge-style setting promises to become the EDGE Charitable Foundation’s humanitarian event of the year. CBS4 Miami reporter, MaryAnn Martinez, will be the Master of Ceremonies for this year’s gala which attracts a vibrant group of local business executives, community leaders and local celebrities. The evening will also feature two special celebrity guest hosts, Marysol Patton and Alexia Echevarria stars of Bravo Network’s hit reality show “Real Housewives of Miami”. If purchased in advance, tickets for the second annual Casino Night start at $75 per person and include an open bar, food, cocktails and $30 in chips. Tickets will cost $100 at the door and are limited to the first 500 players (must be 21 years of age). Winnings have no actual cash value but guests will receive prizes and raffle items. To purchase tickets for the event online, visit www.EventBrite.com and search “The EDGE Casino Night.” For more information on the EDGE Charitable Foundation, visit www.TheEdgeEducation.com. For sponsorship opportunities, email Mercy Hernandez at mercy@theedgeeducation.com or call 305.298.1763.

 

spaGear Up for Spa Week

Spa Week® is back and the buzz is bigger than ever because the Fall 2014 Event marks 10 years of wellness for the iconic brand. From October 20 – 26, just in time to get fresh for fall, you can enjoy $50 treatments at the most exclusive and luxurious spa and wellness facilities across the country. Spas, fitness studios, weight-loss and nutrition centers will be offering full-service treatments regularly costing anywhere from $100 – $500 for just $50. Spa Week® has solidified its stance as the industry’s most successful Spa Marketing Event in history by allowing consumers to reap the benefits of a full spa experience at an affordable price. Just visit www.spaweek.com as early as possible to view the directory of spa and wellness participants and their $50 spa treatments. It is recommended that interested spa-goers book their appointments in advance in order to secure their desired treatment times.

 

 

rockMiami Women Who Rock

On Thursday, October 23, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Miami Women Who Rock (MWWR), a network of women and businesses that believe in giving back to the community by supporting health-related causes and initiatives, will host the inaugural “Fifty Shades of Pink” Awards Luncheon at the Coral Gables Country Club to honor 10 exceptional and diverse women for their strength, resilience, heart, compassion and commitment to their families and the Miami community. A portion of proceeds from the event will benefit The Women’s Breast Health Initiative, Florida Affiliate, an outreach organization that connects at-risk women with the early detection necessary to fight breast cancer and heart disease, and which was founded by one of MWWR’s 2014 notable honorees, Andrea Ivory. Miami Women Who Rock’s 2014 award recipients to be honored at the “Fifty Shades of Pink” Awards Luncheon include: Josie Romano Brown, Sofia Victoria de la Peña, Myrna Holbrook, Andrea Ivory, Irene Korge, Emily Marquez-Dulin, Phillis Oeters, Audrey S. Pinney, Cristina Ramirez, and Heather Woolery-Lloyd. Emmy-Award-Winning Journalist Jackie Nespral of NBC 6 will be the Mistress of Ceremonies. The event will also be led by MWWR’s “Rock Ambassador” Sylvie Jordan, an inspirational business woman, author, mother and friend. Each honoree will receive an award inspired by the mosaic work of local artist Jacki Gran. MWWR’s “Fifty Shades of Pink” Awards Luncheon will be held Thursday, October 23 at the Coral Gables Country Club at 11:30 a.m. To sponsor a table or purchase tickets, contact Gaea at Events By Gaea Garrity: 305.582.2924 or email info@miamiwomenwhorock.org; for more information visit http://miamiwomenwhorock.org/.

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