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Wolverine Supports Veterans

Wolverine, the maker of quality boots since 1883, is celebrating and supporting veterans with the launch of the Wolverine 1000 Mile Limited Edition Coyote Boot. Wolverine will donate 100% of the limited edition boot sales from November 7-14 to Operation FINALLY HOME, a non-profit organization that builds mortgage free homes for veterans. The boot will be available exclusively on starting November 7. Wolverine will also launch Troop ID by offering veterans a discount on all future purchases. The limited edition 1000 Mile Coyote boot is available exclusively on starting on November 7. 100% of sales from this boot from November 7 to 14, 2017 will be donated to Operation FINALLY HOME. For more details visit





This year MISO CHIC will be a night to remember. Music, Fashion and Arts, will be combined in one spectacular event.  Miami Symphony Orchestra (MISO), Fernando Duprat as Executive Producer and Eduardo Marturet Music Director & Conductor, present MISO CHIC. The event will be held at the Knight Concert Hall, Sunday November 12, 6:00 pm,  Featuring ANGEL SANCHEZ as guest artist. Receive a 25% discount using promo code: CHIC17 Tickets at

Sound Oasis Bluetooth Sleep Sound Therapy System

Regardless of what’s going on around you, you can obtain peace and quiet, thanks to Sound Oasis, the world’s only customized sound machine with your preferred built in sleep sounds plus Bluetooth audio. Build your own custom sound machine by selecting 10 or 20 sounds from the Sound Oasis sound library. Create the best sleep sound machine with your favorite sound tracks. The BST-100 also streams music via Bluetooth from your mobile device or computer so you can enjoy your own music or Sound Oasis sound Apps. Be sure to order the tiny, portable machine that fits in your pocket yet blocks out every sound imaginable. It’s perfect for planes, crowded spaces and noisy hotel rooms, where a good night’s sleep and quiet reading time are hard to come by. Learn more abilities this ground-breaking system here:

Smokey Bones Bar + Fire Grill’s Southern Brunch in Florida

Smokey Bones Bar + Fire Grill’s Southern Brunch is offered every Sunday from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM; Smokey Bones’ brunch is guaranteed to entice the taste buds and warm the heart with savory dishes that are hard to pass up. This is not the place to come for a quaint brunch, its garnish is a pile of high quality, slow-smoked meats, with real portions of southern favorite that’ll have you eating till the cows come home. The five-course brunch begins with Southern Buttermilk Biscuits with Honey Butter, moving onto guests’ choice of 1/3 rack of St. Louis-Style or award-winning Baby Back Ribs, which can also be substituted for house-smoked Pulled Pork, BBQ Chicken or Chicken Fingers. Then – the Southern Eggs Meaty Skillet, a fresh-cooked egg soufflé with biscuit crumbles, cheddar-jack cheese, fresh parsley, a fried egg and guests choice of house-smoked pulled pork, Texas-style beef brisket, house-smoked sausage or grilled chicken breast. Still hungry? Enjoy your choice of a Large BelgianWaffle or a Full Skillet of Cornbread. And, of course, we couldn’t forget dessert. Top your meal off with a Waffle Sundae or Smokey Bones’ signature Hot Bag O’ Donuts. Five courses at just$20 per guest.


Guests also have the option of adding bottomless mimosas or Bloody Marys – which is basically required when brunching – for an additional $15. While the adults are munchin’ and brunchin’, kids can enjoy waffles and biscuits at $6 per child 10 and under.



Rik Rak Salon Hosts Cancer Fundraiser / VIP Beauty Treatment Preview

Starting on October 27th, Rik Rak Salon will treat guests to a two-day VIP preview of some of the salon’s most coveted treatments. For a limited time, guests will be treated to bubbles provided by Syltbar as they relax with discounted VIP treatments such as body wraps as well as lash lift, tints and extensions including full set of mink lashes or full set of Russian volume. Guests choosing to receive the full set of mink lashes can chose between natural, bold or diva glam for the highest impact. In addition to the various beauty treatments on site, guests will also be able to preview and shop the latest designer inspired handbags and accessories at Rik Rak, as well as special pieces from Rock & Bone. 15% of all boutique purchases during the event, including accessories, clothing and shoes, will benefit the University of Miami’s Woman’s Cancer Association. The Woman’s Cancer Association raises funds to support the cancer and pediatric cancer research doctors of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Pediatric Palliative Care Program. Guests interested in reserving a treatment are encouraged to make an appointment by calling Rik Rak Salon at (305) 371-7324.


LUCKYRICE Returns to Miami

On November 3rd, the LUCKYRICE Feast returns to Miami to help raise money for Hurricane Irma relief efforts through a massive culinary showcase at the Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel. With the help of more than 20 of the city’s hottest Asian and Asian-inspired restaurants and bars, LUCKYRICE will donate the night’s proceeds to their charitable partner, Feeding South Florida, and their presenting sponsor, Suntory Whisky, will match all proceeds in an additional donation. Pao by Paul Qi, Hakkasan, Katsuya, and Etaru are a few of the night’s participating vendors. Essential to each LUCKYRICE Feast across the country is the culinary fabric of the host city. In the spirit of Miami, the menu will feature classic Asian favorites like a rich Japanese curry alongside innovative fusions with a Latin twist including a Chinese pork belly atop a tostone. And as with all LUCKYRICE events, spirits will flow. Guests will stay hydrated with Suntory Toki highballs, Bruce Cost Ginger Ale, and Asahi Beer while they make their way around the night’s jam-packed, walk-around tasting menu. Tickets to this year’s LUCKYRICE Miami Feast are $88 for General Admission and $150 for VIP Access. To purchase tickets to LUCKYRICE Miami, please visit

 Make-A-Wish® Southern Florida and 23rd Make-A-Wish Ball

 Make-A-Wish® Southern Florida and InterContinental® Miami are proud to announce the 23rd Annual InterContinental® Miami Make-A-Wish® Ball on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Performing will be Alisan Porter, winner of NBC’s “The Voice.” Actress and filmmaker Gabrielle Anwar will return as celebrity emcee of The Ball, which is chaired by philanthropist Shareef Malnik. The theme of this year’s ball is “Mystical Music Box,” inspired by enchantment, majestic animals and fantasy.The event this year will be headlined by international rock star Lenny Kravitz. The official after-party, the InterContinental® Miami Make-A-Wish Nightclub presented by E11EVEN MIAMI, Downtown Miami’s 24/7 ultra-club will be held immediately following the Ball at theInterContinental® Miami featuring Snoop Dogg, along with a runway fashion show presented by Saks Fifth Avenue Brickell City Centre. Tickets for the Nightclub are $125 in advance and $150 at the door, but for those already attending the Ball prior, there is no charge. There will be a complimentary open bar and elegant evening attire is required. Tickets for the Nightclub may be purchased here.

Don’t Miss: South Florida Halloween Happenings

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On October - 26 - 2017

Nightmare on the Beach: The Dark CarnEvil

The Little Lighthouse Foundation hosts its eight (8th) Annual Halloween charity event, Nightmare on the Beach: The Dark CarnEvil (“NOTB2017”), on Friday, October 27 at South Beach’s Lummus Park. NOTB2017, South Florida’s premier Halloween charity event, will offer guests a unique outdoor nightclub experience where guests will join the Evil dwellers of the abandoned carnival to share the celebrations while raising money for South Florida children.  This event will also feature multiple themed pavilions and tents, costumed performers, deranged clowns and other amazing activations. All attendees will enjoy a top shelf open bar, including Tito’s Vodka, Camarena Tequila, Notorious Pink, Atlantico Rum, Jagermeister and Coppertail Beer with food tastings from some of Miami’s best restaurants and caterers. Guests will keep refreshed with the Foundation’s Official Sparkling Water, LaCroix Sparkling Water, still water from Core and coconut water from Zico. Music from DJ Louis Dee.   There are a limited number of premium  tickets for $175 (plus service fee), which can be purchased at   Ticket prices will increase until NOTB2017 is sold out.  There are also VIP Tables packages available, which include 10 VIP table tickets, unlimited bottle service all night, for $5,000.  VIP Tables can be purchased by contacting Jonathan Babicka at


 31st Annual Halloween Sundowner at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens hosts the 31st Annual Halloween Sundowner, one of Miami’s most iconic events attracting 1,000 guests each Halloween. The allinclusive party takes place on Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 8:00 p.m. to midnight, and benefits the continued preservation of Vizcaya, a National Historic Landmark. This year’s event will feature a theme of Mystery, Myth and Fantasy. Guests are welcome to dress for the theme or wear the costume of their choice and enter to win fabulous prizes in the following categories: Best Male Costume, Female Costume, Best Couple and Best Group Costume. The beautiful and talented Roxy Vargas, host of NBC 6’s “Six in the Mix”, returns once again as mistress of ceremonies. The Halloween extravaganza will feature five full open bars by Bacardi, including specialty themed drinks. Bars will also feature beer by Heineken as well as wine and spirits by GatoNegro, Liquore Strega and Marques de Riscal – all included in the ticket price. General Admission tickets are $170 ($140 for Vizcaya Members) and $150 for Groups of 8 or more. VIP tickets are $250 and include all General Admission benefits as well as exclusive access to a VIP Lounge area located in the courtyard of the Main House, featuring VIP bars with drinks and a catered buffet as well as an air-conditioned lounge and entertainment. In addition to the VIP tickets, there will be limited availability VIP Reserved Tables of 6 for $3,000 which includes the benefits of the VIP tickets plus three-bottle champagne service. Tickets are all inclusive. Must be 21 and over to attend. Proof of age required at entry. This is a rain or shine event and no refunds will be available. Tickets can be purchased online at


Frightening Bashes


WALL celebrates Halloween with two festive events. Secret Sin Sunday gets a Halloween twist on Sunday, October 29, featuring a hair-raising party. Then on Tuesday, October 31st, WALL throws a haunting bash with its 9th Annual WALLOWEEN Party.

Scary Dinner Parties

Villa Azur

The wicked will rise at Villa Azur’s Haunted Villa pre-Halloween dinner party on Saturday, October 28 at6:30pm. Diners will be entertained by a fearsom saxophonist and eerie DJ to dance the night away.

The haunting celebration continues on Tuesday, October 31st with the In the Shadow Halloween-themed party, in collaboration with Made in Russia and bubbly by Veuve Clicquot. Stilt monsters will frighten guests as all dine, drink and dance all night long.

Guests are encouraged to dress in their best costume for the chance to win the Veuve Clicquot grand prize.

Forte dei Marmi Dracula Mambo

The FDMArtsclub will host the best deal on the Beach, for a mere $100 guests will receive a 3-course dinner and one house drink as they party to Dracula Mambo by DJ Le Spam performed on a revolutionary analog acoustic system and entertainment.  Forte dei Marmi will also feature an open bar on a house cocktail and a Dracula costume contest where the winner will receive dinner on the house.


Seaspice enchants the Miami River with its luxuriously chic, haunted party on Sunday, October 29 with live entertainment, scrumptious food and a few scares. 

Spellbinding Offerings 

Coco Bambu

With a few tricks up their sleeves, Coco Bambu features freakishly tasty treats for its dining guests. Available from Friday, October 27 – Tuesday, October 31, guests can order the Halloween Pumpkin Shrimpand themed cocktails, the Witches Cauldron (made with cream de casis, lime, peach vodka and prosseco) and Kandy Korn (mixing lemon, acetola, pineapple, citron goose, Malibu and egg white). On October 31st, the restaurant will transform into a Halloween utopia, with decorations and a staff outfitted in theme.


DÔA celebrates with a sinfully delectable poison, Into the Fog. The spine-chilling drink blends Altos tequila, grapefruit juice, lime juice, cinnamon syrup and allspice dam for a combination so delicious it’s do die for.


Halloween on #onLincoln

Lincoln Road, Miami Beach’s iconic promenade, will host its annual Halloween #onLincoln celebration with spectacular live music, dining, shopping and entertainment. Attracting over 50,000 participants each year, Lincoln Road’s landmark celebration is the ultimate place to be on October 31st.  

Included in this year’s celebration:

  • Music from local DJ’s set up on four different stages throughout Lincoln Road
  • WALLCAST screening of Goosebumps, the movie at New World Symphony
  • In-store trick or treating, where select stores will have candy to distribute to visitors
  • Ten outdoor pop-up bars
  • Select in-store Halloween specials 



Athina Divina Expo 

On Friday, October 20, from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., in the heart of the Miami Design District, the best names in art, design, fashion and lifestyle will unite in a one of a kind event. Raiza Perrault will be on hand to discuss climate change as well the Maestro Marturet that will demonstrate how to conduct in his master class. Athina Marturet, event ambassador, will introduce the panel of amazing personalities of art, fashion, architecture and lifestyle. This Expo will be crowned with the first MISO Pop Up Series Concert by Eduardo Marturet and Miami Symphony at spectacular Palm Court; the free outdoor concert is guaranteed to be absolutely beautiful starts at 6.00 pm. Messages of healing and words that touch the soul and heart are going to be some of the many things that you will enjoy for free. The concert will also feature leading artist of Emilio & Gloria Estefan’s Broadway Show “On Your Feet”, Ana Villafañe. Maestro Marturet will be presenting his exclusive work composed in Greece, the most emblematic and uplifting piece ever written by the composer. Its vibrations are guaranteed to enrich your soul and transport you to the majestic temples of the Greek Gods. It will be performed for the first time by the Miami Symphonic Orchestra, featuring Eduardo Calle as solo saxophonist.  


The Diamond Ball, Miami Children’s Health Foundation

On Saturday, October 21st Miami Children’s Health Foundation (MCH Foundation) will hold its annual Diamond Ball, with over 600 of South Florida’s most philanthropic community members. This inspiring and uplifting event benefits the children and families of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. This year, MCH Foundation will induct two honorees into the Ambassador David M. Walters International Pediatric Hall of Fame: world-renowned photographer, Anne Geddes, and highly successful racecar driver, Hélio Castroneves. Guests and celebrities will experience a black-tie affair, with a stylish cocktail soiree featuring entertainment, and a silent auction and a special drawing of a 2018 Audi A5, 2018 Audi A5 Coupe, generously donated by Audi of America & Audi Stuart. The hospital is home to the largest pediatric teaching program in southwestern United States and has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor. For more information, visit:

Clarins and Fondation Arthritis

Throughout the entire month of October, Clarins will be donating funds to arthritis research via each sale of a Tonic Oil Body Treatment. With each purchase of the brands iconic Tonic Oil, formulated with 100% pure plant extracts, a blue bracelet will be gifted in recognition of your contribution to help fight against this disease. 

Proceeds will be donated to Fondation Arthritis’, a non-profit whose mission is to help advance early diagnosis, new therapeutic pathways and restore hope for all patients. Plus, as a thank you, receive a FREE blue-ribbon logo charm bracelet and support Fondation Arthritis.



This Sunday, October 22, at 11 a.m. the mall will host PINK WALK, a 2-mile, indoor walk to support The Women’s Breast & Heart Health Initiative, an outreach organization dedicated to educating women about the importance of breast and heart health while providing them with the resources to beat these diseases. The Awareness Walk is part of Aventura Mall’s One Life Walking Program, a wellness initiative that offers a variety of fitness sessions aimed at reducing stress and enhancing the overall well-being for families in the community.


The suggested donation to participate in the walk is $20, and Aventura Mall will match donations up to $1,500. The first 50 people who donate will receive a Fitness Journal Magazine and a pink “I Can” t-shirt. Complimentary pink cupcakes from Cupcake World and refreshments will be provided after the walk by Farmer’s Market vendors. The walk will start at Fountain Court next to Apple. To register in advance, guests may email or check in on-site at the Visitor Center.



ON YOUR FEET! Officially Hits the Road

The highly anticipated First National Tour of ON YOUR FEET!based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY® winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, 19-time GRAMMY® winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan – will celebrate its Grand Opening tonight in the Estefans’ home city of Miami at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County. Tickets to ON YOUR FEET! in Miami are available through the Arsht Center Box Office in person at 1300 Biscayne Blvd. Miami, FL 33132, by calling 305-949-6722, or online at  The engagement runs through Sunday, October 15, and then travels to 60 additional cities across the country through April 21, 2019 – including Los Angeles, Houston, Philadelphia, Boston, San Francisco, Washington DC and Denver.


MISO Grand Season Opening

Miami Symphony Orchestra (MISO) under the leadership of Music Director & Conductor Eduardo Marturet, is glad to invite you to its “Grand Season Opening” concert 2017 – 2018, Sunday, Oct 15th at 6pm at the Adrienne Arsht Center – Knight Concert Hall in Miami starting with an extremely vivid and original performance. Please use our promo code MGSO25 and enjoy 25% off at This offer is valid until October 8th and will be available to the first 20 users.

Program includes: Gershwin – Lullaby, Marturet – Music for Sixty and Sax (World Premiere), Cremisini – Concerto for Guitar (World Premiere), Bernstein – Symphonic Dances from “West Side Story”, Ed Calle – Saxophone, Tulio Cremisini – Guitar; Featuring Ana Villafañe best known for her portrayal of pop icon Gloria Estefan, direct from the critically acclaimed Broadway musical, “On Your Feet”.


Lyft Offers Discounts for SOMOS LIVE

To encourage support of disaster relief efforts, Lyft, the nation’s fastest growing ridesharing service, will offer half-priced rides for concert-goers of “Somos Live!” a benefit concert helping those affected by recent natural disasters in Puerto Rico, South Florida, the Caribbean and Mexico on Saturday, October 14 at Marlins Park in Miami, FL. New and existing Lyft users will receive 50% off rides taken to or from Marlins Park for “Somos Live!” on Saturday, October 14 by using discount code SOMOSLIVE. The list of performers who will take the stage for the benefit concert include, Marc Anthony, Camila, Gente De Zona, Nicky Jam, DJ Khaled, Prince Royce, Romeo Santos, Alejandro Sanz and Daddy Yankee with many other stars who will appear – via telecast – live from Los Angeles. Proceeds of the “Somos Live!” concert will be used to rush food, shelter, medicine, power and communications to the areas affected by recent natural disasters through different charities.


The Miami Children’s Museum Not So Scary Family Halloween Bash!

Once again, the Miami Children’s Museum is bringing Halloween’s most fun event to South Florida! The annual Not So Scary Family Halloween Bash, co-chaired by Michal & Adam Kuperstein and Kelly & Chris Melchiondo, will be held on Sunday, October 15 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Guests will trick or treat around the Museum’s galleries, brave the Haunted House, test their knowledge in the Mad Scientist Lab, create crazed crafts including pumpkin decorating and a special area to decorate sugar skulls! This year the Museum has added a new toddler area including a variety of sensory bins featuring pumpkin insides and fake spider webs, block play and an area for story time and music play led by the Museum’s Theater Troupe.

All tickets can be purchased in advance at:  Admission is $45.00 per person for non-members until October 10th and $50.00 thereafter.  Members are $35.00 until October 10th and then $40.00 thereafter. The Museum is closed for the event and the only entrance is through the purchase of a ticket.  All proceeds raised for the event will directly support MCM’s educational programs. 





Miami Cares for Puerto Rico

Together with Haute Living, Michael Capponi, Global Empowerment Mission and Karla Dascal, wellness entrepreneur and founder of the Sacred Space Miami, are uniting the city with a “Miami Cares for Puerto Rico” fundraising event at The Sacred Space Miami on Thursday, October 5th, 2017. Celebrity guests Carlos Ponce and Jencarlos Canela will be in attendance, who have both been active proponents in helping Puerto Rico. The night will include a presentation of the efforts that have been and are currently going on in Puerto Rico.  GEM along Caribbean Resilience Systems and affiliated groups such as We Do Better and various groups have marshalled over 4 million pounds of aid.  100% of proceeds from this event will go to support logistics and shipping to Puerto Rico. Guests will also enjoy live music, entertainment, open bar where guests will sip on DON Q Puerto Rican Rum, passed bites courtesy of Grown, and a live auction at the end of the evening. Tickets are $100 each and will go straight to GEM to benefit Puerto Rico—guests are also encouraged to donate more money if they’d like, as every penny counts to help someone’s life in this time of need. For more information or to purchase tickets, please click here.



Miami New Times’ Iron Fork

For the last decade, Miami New Times’ blockbuster Iron Fork has drawn thousands to downtown Miami to enjoy some of the most interesting and exotic cuisine ever sampled in these parts. To celebrate our decade of decadence, Iron Fork partners with Sunshine Provisions and The Miami Rescue Mission with a special OFF THE MENU twist, experience the secret menu items that are not always available at our favorite local spots. The event, presented by The Miami New Times, was selected as one of the top 100 events in South Florida consecutively for the last Four years by Biz Bash. This year, on October 5, thousands of diners and food lovers from across Greater Miami will gather at The Hyatt Regency— the staple venue in downtown Miami — to watch our city’s finest chefs go pot-to- pot in a sizzling showdown for supremacy. Also, once again this year, one of the area’s most celebrated chefs and a member of the famed “Mango Gang,” Allen Susser, will oversee the competition.The winner will receive the prestigious Iron Fork Award, signifying the area’s top toque. Some of the past winners of Iron Fork include Chefs Todd Erickson, Giorgio Rapicavoli, Daniel Serfer, Timon Balloo, and tag team Sean Brasel and Dustin Ward in 2016.  For tickets visit:


Chefs 4 Neighbors

Join National Hotel’s Executive Chef Matthew McDonald and South Florida’s top chefs on Wednesday, October 11th, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. for Chefs 4 Neighbors, a culinary tasting event to help victims in communities affected by devastating back-to-back hurricanes.