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Scary Fish Masquerade Ball at Sexy Fish Miami

Posted by Mary Jo Almeida-Shore On October - 25 - 2023

Head to Sexy Fish on Thursday, October 26, for “Scary Fish” a glamorously spooky affair, featuring a haunting theme, beats from guest DJ Natasha Diggs, ocean-inspired cocktails, and more. The best part: this fabulous costume party will benefit the The Little Lighthouse Foundation (LLF)  South Florida’s beloved, non-profit organization.

Well-known for its “Nightmare on the Beach” Halloween parties, LLF promises that Scary Fish will be equally luxurious and fun!

Guests can expect a variety of handcrafted cocktails and passed canapés, while enjoying the immersive decor, complete with a cast of scary sea creatures, while taking in the mesmerizing tunes spun by international sensation DJ Natasha Diggs. The party goes from 9PM to 1AM.

The enchanting night will include complimentary cocktails sponsored by 512 Tequila, Tito’s Vodka, and other liquor sponsors, alongside mouth-watering bites, and a “hypnotizing atmosphere that will transport guests to the deep, dark depths of the seas.” Don’t forget to dress to impress, as glamorous Halloween costumes are requested of all attendees. 

A $150 donation is required in advance for attendance; ($200 donation at the door). Visit  ScaryFish.eventbrite.com to make a donation/reservation. For VIP table reservations, email:

Jonathan@TheLittleLighthouse.org.

All proceeds from this event will go towards LLF’s Children’s Halloween Party on Saturday, October 28th. To learn more about LLF’s Do Good Feel Good Programming, please visit TheLittleLighthouse.org.

Location: 

Sexy Fish Miami

1001 South Miami Avenue

 Miami, FL 33130

Date: Thursday, October 26th, 2023

       9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

South Beach Seafood Festival

Posted by Mary Jo Almeida-Shore On October - 11 - 2023

The highly-anticipated South Beach Seafood Festival is making its triumphant return Wednesday, October 18th through Saturday, October 21st, promising an unforgettable celebration of ocean-fresh delicacies, live entertainment, and idyllic beachside vibes. Kicking off the start of Miami’s famed stone crab season, this exciting annual event promises an unparalleled experience for seafood enthusiasts and fun seekers alike. With four days of special programming, including endless food and beverage tastings, chef competitions, cooking demonstrations and more, this year’s festival will raise the bar for one of the country’s leading seafood events. Presented by Tequila Herradura and GOYA Foods, and hosted with the support of the Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority, the four-day festival is a curated culinary showcase that couples South Florida’s bounty of seafood with the region’s most notable chefs and local restaurants. Tickets to the 11th Annual South Beach Seafood Festival are now available at sobeseafoodfest.com.


Set against the stunning backdrop and the electric energy of the city’s colorful Art Deco district, the South Beach Seafood Festival consists of four separate ticketed events taking place throughout the week. The festival begins on Wednesday, October 18th with “An Evening at Joe’s Stone Crab.” The five-course meal, hosted by Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel, showcases Executive Chef Andre Bienvenu’s cuisine paired with fine wines curated by master sommeliers. Next up, “Crabs, Slabs & Cabs,” takes place the following evening at the historic Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel. This year’s event is once again a formal sit-down, five-course dinner highlighting an international take on traditional ‘Surf n’ Turf’ interpreted by six of the Magic City’s leading chefs who join the evening’s host, GOYA Foods’ Executive Chef Fernando Desa. On Friday evening, the gloves will come off as Miami’s top chefs go head-to-head in 11 competitive seafood rounds during the annually sold-out “Chef Showdown,” coined the ultimate beach bash on South Beach. Competing at the event will be last year’s winning chefs who will return to defend their culinary crown at the festival. The excitement building up during the series of nightly events will reach a stirring culmination at the week’s main celebration, the “South Beach Seafood Festival.” The all-day affair takes place on Saturday, October 21st, and showcases a selection of pop-up-cafés and VIP samplings by prominent South Florida restaurants in partnership with signature national brands who will descend on South Beach for one weekend only. In addition to the exceptional culinary offerings, the festival will feature live music performances, engaging culinary demonstrations, interactive sponsor activations and 5 blocks of fun to be had. Attendees can also sip on refreshing beverages at various bars stationed throughout the festival grounds as the event tickets include open bar for 21+. This year’s VIP Village hosts 1 1/2 blocks of exclusive premium experiences featuring the always popular GOYA Culinary Pavilion, the Tequila Herradura Pop Up featuring Bodega Taqueria y Tequila and Jack Daniels featuring Le Chick , the all new Mountain Valley Spring Water hydration lounge, and the list continues along with sampling restaurants, to include American Social, Area 31, Estiatorio Milos, Billy G Catering, Bodega Taqueria y Tequila, Mau Miami, Osaka Nikkei, Playa, Rum Room, Smashburger, Tartufo Prestige, The Lazy Oyster, Old Lisbon and The Wagyu Bar by Meat N’ Bone, among others.

Amigos Night- Dining, Dancing and Dominoes for a Great Cause

Posted by Mary Jo Almeida-Shore On September - 28 - 2023

One of Miami’s most highly-anticipated events, Amigos Night (formerly Miami Celebrity Domino Night) will take place on Saturday, September 30, at the Hangar in Coconut Grove.

The night promises to be filled with dancing, dining and dominoes  thanks to the support of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, title sponsor, and Bacardi USA, presenting sponsor. The best part? All of this fun benefits Amigos For Kids, whose mission is to prevent child abuse and neglect.

Amigos Night will feature a culinary pavilion offering dinner by the bite from some of Miami’s favorite chefs. Miami HEAT DJ Irie and live entertainment by Extasy will keep the dance floor packed the whole night. Cocktails will be free flowing and the domino tables will be bustling. Be sure to take a break from the fun to bid on items from the silent auction, which will include art, sports memorabilia, jewelry, travel expeditions, and more.

“Amigos Night rallies together supporters, sponsors, and the community at large to contribute generously toward our mission. This fundraiser serves as a platform for raising awareness about the challenges families face and highlights the positive impact that Amigos for Kids has on their lives,” said Karina Pavone, President and CEO of Amigos For Kids.

For more information visit amigosforkids.org and follow @AmigosForKids on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

Amigos Night

8:00 pm

Saturday, September 30, 2023

The Hangar at Regatta Harbour 

3385 Pan American Drive

Polite Society: Makeup Your Own Rules

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On September - 26 - 2023

Industry icons Jerrod Blandino and Jeremy Johnson are back to shake sh*t up. Powered by their signature rebellious creativity, groundbreaking innovation, and legendary unapologetic positivity, they’re out to break and rewrite the rules of beauty for the modern world.  Using the power of makeup as a tool for self-expression and self-love, their newest collaboratin was born, POLITE SOCIETY

With the use of cutting-edge innovation & clean-science technology combined with cruelty-free, vegan, and natural ingredients they have created a world class, artistry-level formula that redefines clean beauty for the modern world. “We say NO to toxic ingredients and toxic people. We believe cruelty, bigotry and hate are just as or more harmful than parabens, phthalates, and formaldehyde. We say YES to good vibes, good actions, and good, clean ingredients. At Polite Society, we are clean, never boring.”

We are thrilled to share that POLITE SOCIETY, is now LIVE and AVAILABLE at ULTA.com, so joining us in shaking some sh*t up in the most “POLITE” and proper way.

Support LLF’s Back to School Program

Posted by Mary Jo Almeida-Shore On July - 26 - 2023

On Friday, August 4, The Little Lighthouse Foundation (LLF), will distribute school supplies at the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) for their Back-To-School specialty program, which provides essential school supplies to the children from LLF’s Partner Facilities. LLF raised more than $30,000 for the program through their fundraising initiatives at Miami Swim Week Shows.

Children and families from LLF’s Partner Facilitieswill be bussed out to the event courtesy of LLF, and LLF volunteers will assist in handing out school supplies. They will also have the opportunity to view the museum’s current exhibitions, as well as participate in other activities provided by LLF.

LLF’s Back to School specialty program helps raise necessary funds to provide the necessary supplies to LLF’s Partner Facilities, previously serving over 2,000 students in South Florida. For more information on how to support LLF’s Back to School specialty program, please visit TheLittleLighthouse.org.

The Hyundai Air & Sea Show Returns

Posted by Mary Jo Almeida-Shore On May - 23 - 2023

The Hyundai Air & Sea Show®, the Greatest Show Above the Earth® returns to Miami Beach Memorial Day weekend (May 27-28, 2023). The Hyundai Air & Sea Show begins each day at 12 p.m. with sea demonstrations by professional jet skiers, the ThunderCats boat racing exhibition and the Cigarette Offshore Powerboat Racing Demonstration. After the sea portion, look to the sky for our country’s state of the art military technology including Parachute teams, jet demonstrations, air and sea search and rescue exercises, and more. Families can enjoy the Florida Power and Light Display Village east of Lummus Park (Ocean Drive, 11th – 14th Street), which is over four-city-blocks long. The Florida Power and Light Display Village includes incredible flight and navigation simulators, tactical training equipment, rifle range simulators along with interactive displays from all branches of the U.S. Military including a U.S. Army M1A2 tank. Guests can meet the men and women of our armed forces and experience displays and booths from the Hyundai Air & Sea Show corporate sponsors including USA Boxing Exhibition, a Kid Zone, and the Monster Energy ActioZone, showcasing Keith Sayer’s FMX (Freestyle Motocross) demonstration team.

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